Let us come to you!At your school, trained docents engage students with an interactive, multimedia presentation of works from the Museum's permanent collection. Students learn strategies for looking, reading, and thinking critically about a work of art. To request a Crocker-to-Go visit, please email

  • Grades 3 – 6
  • 60 minutes
  • Maximum 35 students per class
  • $40 per class, $20 for Title I schools
  • Four-week advance registration required

Available Themes:

Take Art Apart
Grades 3 – 6
Learn the elements of art through focused observation, questioning, and group discussion of 2-D and 3-D works of art.

Crocker All Stars
Grades 3 – 6
Enjoy an introduction to art with a tour of highlights in the Crocker's collection.

California Canvas
Grades 3 – 6
California history comes alive in artwork from the past and present.

Going Global
Grades 3 – 6
Students travel the world through art, gaining perspectives on diverse, cultures and world history.

Art in America
Grade 6
Discover how 21st-century artists creatively use materials to probe personal, social, and political issues.

Themes aligned with History–Social Science Content Standards:

Native Narratives

3rd Grade
Geography as well as California, Indian Nations will be discussed through a selection of artwork from the Crocker's collection. Aligns with HSS standards 3.1, 3.2, and 3.3.

California Narratives
4th Grade
See how landscapes, portraits, genre scenes, and still lifes illustrate the unique history, terrain, and people of California, past and present. Aligns with HSS standards 4.1, 4.2, 4.3, and 4.4.

American Narratives
5th Grade
Docents will introduce students to Central American artifacts, pottery from the Native North American Southwest, and artwork that illustrates the experience of settlers across North America. Aligned with HSS 5.1 and 5.8

Any Given Child

The Crocker Art Museum is partnering this year with the Office of Arts & Culture, Any Given Child - Sacramento to offer residency opportunities. Participating schools (K–8) get access to arts education during the school day.

To learn more about the program, click here.


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Kids + Family

The Crocker invites families to think of the Museum as a place to learn, play, and grow.

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