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Crocker sale features art, antiques

SACRAMENTO — Since 1971 the Art and Antiques Show & 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 […]

No Comment / October 17, 2013 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »

Wood-fired pottery coming to Crocker

Rob Barnard, Platter, 1992. Stoneware, wood-fired, 1 1/2 x 18 inches. Collection of Josseline and Robert Wood

SACRAMENTO — The Crocker Art Museum presents Rob Barnard: Pottery as Pure Art which will be on view July 21 through Oct. 20, 2013. Featuring 39 objects that span 20 years of Barnard’s artistic career, this is the first exhibition devoted to his production. This exhibition introduces to a wider audience the ceramic art of Barnard, one […]

No Comment / May 23, 2013 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »

Paper has never been so beautiful

Daniel Kwan, Six Interlocking Pentagonal Prisms, 2010. 90 rectangles of paper. Photo by Shue-Yu Kwan.

SACRAMENTO — The Crocker Art Museum announces “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 June 30 through Sept. 29, 2013, this is the first major exhibition to explore the rich tradition of paper folding both in […]

No Comment / May 08, 2013 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »

Crocker offers an intimate look at the history of French drawings

SACRAMENTO — The Crocker Art Museum to presents “The Epic and the Intimate: French Drawings from the John D. Reilly Collection.” On view June 30 through Sept. 29, 2013, 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 […]

No Comment / May 08, 2013 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »

An Opening of the Field: Jess, Robert Duncan, and Their Circle

SACRAMENTO — The Crocker Art Museum is proud to present “An Opening of the Field: Jess, Robert Duncan, and Their Circle.” On view June 9 through Sept. 1, 2013, 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 […]

No Comment / March 25, 2013 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »

Crocker Art Museum has exciting spring schedule

“Approaching Infinity: The Richard Green Collection of Meticulous Abstraction” Through May 5, 2013 By focusing on artists who have taken a meticulous approach to abstraction—many of whom explore notions of complexity, iteration, and time-based creation—local collector Richard Green has composed a history of and an introduction to art of the 21st century. Drawing from Green’s […]

No Comment / January 07, 2013 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »