Crocker-to-Go

Postponed for the 2020-2021 school year. Explore below to begin planning for 2021-2022 and reserve your spot now.


In-person school programs have been suspended for the 20-21 school year. To register for a virtual program, please explore our Tour programs.

Trained docents engage students with an interactive, multi-media presentation of works from the Museum’s permanent collection. Students learn strategies for looking, reading, and thinking critically about a work of art.

  • Presentations are 60 minutes, and the maximum group size is 35.
  • The fee is $30 per class. A limited number of fee waivers are available for Title I schools.
  • Grades 3 - 6
  • Presentations may be coordinated with a visit to the Museum, or with the Art Ark.
  • Each student receives a free family pass, which enables students to return to the Museum free of charge with up to four people.

To join our waiting list for when in-person programs resume, please email Mallorie Marsh at mmarsh@crockerart.org.


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

Crocker All Stars
Enjoy an intro to the Museum through a selection of the Crocker’s collection highlights.

California Canvas
California and its history come alive through artwork from the past and present.

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

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


NEW! 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 standards 5.1 and 5.8

Ancient Civilizations
6th grade
From burial objects from China to glass from Egypt, traverse artwork from ancient civilizations. Aligned with HSS standards 6.2, 6.4, 6.5, and 6.6

Tour: For America and Beyond

In this guided tour, feast on masterworks by American artists featured in "For America: Paintings From the National Academy of Design," and "Legends from Los Angeles: Betye, Lezley, and Alison Saar," in the Crocker Collection, currently on view.

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In Motion: A Panel Discussion About Dance on Film

Tapping into the connection between Rady’s exquisite forms and the imagery of dance, this interactive discussion celebrates the multimodal nature of dance on film.

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