Schoolbus in front of Museum

Discover the power of art with an in-person experience at the Crocker Art Museum. School groups may explore the Museum on a scheduled tour led by a Museum docent. Learn more about school group visit options below. 

To request a Guided School Group Tour please email or call (916) 808-1182. 

Visits to the Crocker

Guided School Group Tours
Tour + Workshop
Non-Guided School Group Visits
Preschool and Kindergarten Visits

Journey into art on view with a guided tour led by one of the Museum's docents, specially trained tour guides. Guided school group tours are 50-minute, interactive experiences that expose students to the Museum’s collection and special exhibitions. Teachers and docents work together to customize the tour experience to the needs of each class. Following the scheduled tour, students with chaperones may continue to explore and enjoy the Museum.  

  • Available Wednesday – Friday at 10 AM and 11 AM. 

  • Standard tours are 50 minutes 

  • Up to 70 students per hour with one adult chaperone per eight students required.  

  • $5 per student. $3 per student of Title 1 schools.  

  • Free for required chaperones, $10 per additional adult. 

  • Entire group must pay together in a single transaction prior to visit or at Admission desk upon arrival. 

  • Six-week advance registration required. Groups without reservations may be accommodated if availability permits but will be charged standard admission rates. 

  • Special arrangements to accommodate larger groups or non-standard times may be arranged based on capacity. 

At Your School

Crocker-to-go in school

Learn more about how the Crocker can bring art experiences to your school!