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Crocker Art Museum

Crocker celebrates all families

The Crocker Art Museum offers plenty of events and activities in June. Keep the family busy this month or enjoy a cool event that will get you out of the summer heat. Summer Film Series June 1: The Summer Film Series returns, this year showcasing the power of black and white, at 6:30 p.m. Discover how directors have used this monochromatic style, by choice or by necessity, […]

Pay-What-You-Wish Sundays at Crocker

As part of a collaborative, ongoing effort to improve wellness and education in Northern California communities, the Crocker Art Museum and Western Health Advantage have joined forces to ensure that fine art experiences are accessible to everyone. Pay-What-You-Wish Sundays, held the third Sunday of each month at the Crocker, give visitors a chance to choose […]

April 26, 2017 | Posted in Entertainment | Tagged ,

Crocker features high school art, Japanese concert in April

The Crocker Art Museum kicks off April with the High School Self-Portrait Show, April 6 through May 28. Composed of artworks in diverse media, this exhibition presents an exploration of self. Other events at the downtown Sacramento museum include:  Crocker History Tour April 1: Learn about the Crocker family and the era during which they lived as you journey […]

March 29, 2017 | Posted in Entertainment | Tagged ,

Celebrate young artists, Japanese culture, women at the Crocker

The Crocker Art Museum serves again as a venue for Sacramento-area schools and art organizations participating in the California Art Education Association’s Youth Art Month, which celebrates exceptional arts education programs in this exhibition of student artwork. The show runs through April 2. Also this month, the museum plays host to a variety of art-related events. […]

March 15, 2017 | Posted in Entertainment | Tagged ,

Crocker Art Museum present Forbidden Fruit

The Crocker Art Museum is pleased to announce a March 2017 opening of Forbidden Fruit: Chris Antemann at MEISSEN, an exhibition of contemporary porcelain sculpture centered around a lavish banquet scene inspired by 18th century grandeur. In 2012 Oregon sculptor Chris Antemann received an invitation to collaborate with master artisans at the MEISSEN Porcelain Manufactory in […]

March 08, 2017 | Posted in Entertainment | Tagged ,

Crocker to show Japanese American internment photographs

Following Japan’s bombing of Pearl Harbor, the governments of the United States and Canada forcibly relocated citizens of Japanese ancestry. Two renowned photographers — American Ansel Adams and Canadian Leonard Frank — documented the relocation and internment of their fellow citizens. On Feb. 19 exactly 75 years to the day after Franklin D. Roosevelt signed […]

February 22, 2017 | Posted in Entertainment | Tagged ,

Exquisite art works from a century of Japanese-American cultural exchange

Karen Christian News release This month the Crocker Art Museum presents JapanAmerica: Points of Contact, 1876-1970, a beautiful and diverse display of nearly 200 works of art and design that have played a role in artistic exchange between the two cultures. Following the “opening” of Japan by the United States Navy in 1853 traveling expositions introduced […]

February 15, 2017 | Posted in Entertainment | Tagged ,
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