Virtual Tour


  • 45 – 50 minutes
  • Live and online
  • Tuesday – Thursday, 10 & 11 AM
  • Reservations must be made four weeks in advance
  • $30 per class, free to Title 1 schools
  • Hosted by a staff member, the tour includes a discussion of a selection of art around a central theme. Members of the Museum staff and docent team will discuss these artworks and guide students through a dialogue.

Take Art Apart (Grades 2 – 8)

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

California Landscape (Grades 2 – 8)
Build an understanding of California and its history through artwork from the past and present.

Art and Activism (Grades 7 – 12)
Discover how 21st century artists creatively use materials to probe personal, social, and political issues.

Special Exhibitions: (Grades 2 – 12)
Wayne Thiebaud 100 (through December 2020)
This exhibition represents the artist’s achievements in all media, with pieces drawn from the Crocker’s holdings and from the collection of the Thiebaud family—many of which, until now, have never been shown publicly.

Helen Hardin (January – May 2021)
Helen Hardin used repeating complex geometric forms based on the imagery she found in petroglyphs and ancient potsherds and emerged as a trailblazer for Native American women artists wishing to break from tradition.


Interested in learning more?
Interested in learning more? Explore our online curriculum enrichment guides for lesson plans and images to prepare students for their visit.

Experimental Portraits

Break free from traditional painted or sketch portraiture and experiment to create radical and disruptive portraits through mixed media and found objects.

Sign Up

Introduction to Acrylic Painting

Explore the basics of acrylic painting techniques while getting to know one of the primary painting genres: landscapes.

Learn More

The Museum Store is Now Online!

Shop select exhibitions, show your Crocker pride with themed swag or stock up on art supplies! All proceeds support the Crocker's educational programs.

Shop Now