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Author Archive: Crocker Art

Art and antiques to benefit Crocker

Since 1971, the Art and Antiques Show and Sale has been a local treasure where visitors can find collector items, from vintage jewelry to antique furniture and more, while supporting the exhibition and education programs of the Crocker Art Museum. Regional and national dealers will showcase one-of-a-kind wares and exceptional heirlooms at this year’s event […]

Art and poetry at the Crocker

The Crocker Art Museum is proud to present “An Opening of the Field: Jess, Robert Duncan, and Their Circle.” On view through Sept. 1, this is the first exhibition to focus on the artistic production and relationship between the artist Jess, his partner Robert Duncan, and their remarkable circle of friends. Jess Collins, known simply […]

The ceramics of Rob Barnard are on display at Crocker

The Crocker Art Museum presents “Rob Barnard: Pottery as Pure Art” on view Sunday, July 21 through Oct. 20. Featuring 39 objects that span 20 years of Rob Barnard’s artistic career, this is the first exhibition devoted to his production. This exhibition introduces to a wider audience the ceramic art of Rob Barnard, one of […]

Crocker to feature French drawings

The Crocker Art Museum is proud to present “The Epic and the Intimate: French Drawings from the John D. Reilly Collection.” On view Sunday, June 30 through Sept. 29, this exhibition from the Snite Museum of Art at the University of Notre Dame brings together 60 works illustrating the history of French drawing from before […]

The art of folding paper at the Crocker

The Crocker Art Museum is pleased to announce “Folding Paper: The Infinite Possibilities of Origami,” an engaging, thought-provoking and interdisciplinary look at the modern advances of origami through contemporary artworks, inventions and videos. On view from Sunday, June 30 through Sept. 29, this is the first major exhibition to explore the rich tradition of paper […]

Renowned artists featured at art auction

SACRAMENTO — The Crocker Art Museum will host its 35th annual Art Auction on Saturday, June 1 at 5:30 p.m. One of the preeminent auctions of the region, this artful evening features work by more than 120 of the region’s most renowned artists. The evening will kick off with a silent auction followed by a gourmet […]

Crocker Museum showcases Black History Month

On Monday, Feb. 18, the Crocker Art Museum invites families to celebrate Black History Month with a spectacular showcase of the art, culture, history and traditions of the African Diaspora. Inspired by the Black Family Reunion Celebration that occurs annually in Washington, D.C., the Crocker’s Family Festival brings to life African and African American history […]

Crocker Art Museum rings in the New Year

SACRAMENTO — At last, a New Year’s celebration everyone can stay awake for. On Monday, Dec. 31, the Crocker Art Museum invites families to ring in the New Year by counting down to noon at the Noon Year’s Eve Family Festival. At this fun and free celebration, all ages will learn about New Year festivities […]

Celebrate the holidays with the Crocker Museum

SACRAMENTO — This winter the Crocker Art Museum will celebrate the season with classic holiday music and a series of programs inspired by the exhibition “American Chronicles: The Art of Norman Rockwell.” Music lovers will be in for a treat as local singer-songwriter Ricky Berger performs holiday classics and her own original music on Thursday, Dec. […]

Crocker offers new classes in fall

The Crocker Art Museum presents new classes for children, teens and adults in the museum’s fall session of studio art classes. All classes are led by skilled teaching artists and are designed to encourage students to unleash their imaginations while receiving formal lessons in a variety of media. For adults, the Crocker will feature classes […]

New Art Ark features original work

On the road since 1980, the Crocker Art Museum’s Art Ark is distinguished as one of the first mobile art museums in the nation and one of the few that includes hands-on learning. The 2012-13 academic year marks the launch of the new installation “Form and Function: African and Asmat Art,” a dynamic exhibition of […]

Find unique gifts at the Crocker holiday fair-Nov.23

Nearly 100 regional artists and crafts people will offer their unique creations during this year’s annual Holiday Art and Craft Festival. Presented by the Crocker Art Museum and the Creative Arts League of Sacramento, the festival is held at the Scottish Rite Center, located across from the main entrance of Sacramento State at 6151 H […]

Crocker and Blue Line form partnership

The Kingsley Art Club’s board of directors of the long standing Crocker-Kingsley is pleased to announce  a new partnership that includes both the Crocker Art Museum and Blue Line Gallery in Roseville for their biannual show. The show will open on Nov. 17 and run through Jan. 5 at the Blue Line Gallery, 405 Vernon St. in Roseville. […]

Collector items to benefit Crocker

SACRAMENTO — The Crocker Art Museum will hold its annual Art and Antiques Show and Sale starting Friday, Oct, 26 to Sunday, Oct. 28. Since 1971, the Art and Antiques Show and Sale has been a local treasure where visitors can find collector items; from vintage jewelry to antique furniture and more, while supporting the […]

European landscape drawings on display at rocker

The Crocker Art Museum will feature four centuries of European landscape drawings in “The Artist’s View: Landscape Drawings from the Crocker Art Museum,” on view through Jan. 6. Featuring works by artists as diverse as Herman van Swanevelt and Camille Corot, this exhibition celebrates the beauty of landscape drawings from the major European schools. Spanning […]

Crocker to feature Napalese art

The Crocker Art Museum will present a rare Nepalese exhibition that explores the art of the Newar people who have lived in the Kathmandu Valley for millennia. “Celestial Realms: The Art of Nepal,” on view through Feb. 10, 2013, will highlight the richness of Nepalese culture and include paintings, ritual objects, and stone, wood, and […]

New fall classes at Crocker

The Crocker Art Museum presents new classes for children, teens and adults starting in October in the museum’s fall session of studio art classes. All classes are led by skilled teaching artists and are designed to encourage students to unleash their imaginations while receiving formal lessons in a variety of media. Highlights for children include […]

Crocker to present Norman Rockwell collection

The Crocker Art Museum is proud to present a collection by one of America’s most iconic and beloved artists, Norman Rockwell, from Nov. 10 through Feb. 3, 2013. “American Chronicles: The Art of Norman Rockwell” offers a rare look at nostalgic and historic works from the Norman Rockwell Museum collection that explores the artist, his […]

Donation provides free access to Crocker

Through the generous support of Western Health Advantage, the Crocker Art Museum will provide free access to the general public on the third Sunday of each month. “Pay What You Wish Sunday” is part of the Crocker ’s commitment to provide museum access to the entire community. “Western Health Advantage’s mission is to improve the […]

Fun for the young at Crocker

Back by popular demand, families with young children will have a yee-haw time at the Crocker Art Museum celebrating Sacramento’s annual Gold Rush Days on Labor Day Monday, Sept. 3, from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. The West will be wild with wiggles and giggles during this event featuring live performances by children’s ballet folklorico […]

Masterworks of photography to close at Crocker

SACRAMENTO – The first survey of the museum’s photography collection in more than a decade, this exhibition showcases the history and artistic development of contemporary photography at the Crocker Art Museum. “Brought to Light,” on view through Monday, Sept. 3. This features more than 35 works from the 19th through the 21st century, with images […]

Crocker is a place for summer fun

SACRAMENTO — On vacation breaks and sunny days, kids and adults can be immersed in engaging art experiences and creative skill-building in Summer Studio Art Classes at the Crocker Art Museum. All classes are led by skilled teaching artists and are designed to encourage students to unleash their imaginations while receiving formal lessons in a […]

Create summer fun at the Crocker

This summer, families can beat the heat and keep children creatively engaged with new and exciting programs at the Crocker Art Museum in Sacramento. Two new programs for the whole family are free with museum admission and center on art and music. Family Fridays is a new weekly program where families enjoy art-making and music-making in […]

Crocker Museum to host annual auction

The Crocker Art Museum will host the 34th annual Art Auction on Saturday, June 2, at 5:30 p.m. This year’s Art Auction will feature an impressive selection of more than 125 works by internationally renowned artists, most of whom are represented in the Crocker’s permanent collection. The evening will kick off with a silent auction […]

Poetry benefit reading at the Crocker

On Friday evening, June 22, five of America’s most celebrated poets will take the stage in a poetry benefit reading in the Setzer Auditorium of the Crocker Art Museum in Sacramento. The lineup includes Kazim Ali, Robert Hass, Sharon Olds, Claudia Rankine and C.D. Wright. This year marks the event’s 21st anniversary and its second […]

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