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Works by master Japanese ceramists arrive at Crocker Art Museum

Karen Christian Crocker Art Museum The Crocker Art Museum brings to Sacramento an exhibition highlighting the technical virtuosity of more than 40 artists, including many of Japan’s greatest living ceramists as part of their latest show, Into the Fold: Contemporary Japanese Ceramics from the Horvitz Collection. Japan has an exceptionally long and distinguished history of ceramic-making dating […]

No Comment / January 11, 2017 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »

Crocker’s calendar will warm up your winter

Karen Christian Crocker Art Museum Crocker Art Museum activities will keep adults and children entertained this month. Here’s a look at upcoming events at the Sacramento museum. Opening exhibition Into the Fold: Contemporary Japanese Ceramics from the Horvitz Collection Jan. 22 through May 7: In early 2017, the Crocker Art Museum will unveil three beautiful and important new […]

No Comment / December 28, 2016 | Posted in Cameron Park Life,Entertainment | Read More »

Celebrate Prince, Bowie and so much more at Crocker this December

Crocker Art Museum activities will keep adults and children entertained this month. Here’s a look at what’s on the Sacramento museum’s calendar. Continuing exhibitions Claire Falkenstein: Beyond Sculpture Through Dec. 31: Claire Falkenstein (1908–1997) was one of America’s most experimental and productive 20th-century artists. Relentlessly exploring media, techniques and processes with uncommon daring and intellectual […]

1 Comment / November 27, 2016 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »

Crocker brings West Coast collections together in ‘Reuniting the Masters’

“Portrait of the Artist Adolphe-François Gosset” by Thomas Couture kept at the B. Gerald Cantor Center for Visual Arts at Stanford University. Courtesy photo

Christine Calvin Crocker Art Museum Reuniting the Masters: European Drawings from West Coast Collections is the latest Crocker Museum exhibit that brings together related European drawings separated over centuries and continents that are now in the possession of the West Coast’s great art collections. See this unique show between Nov. 13 and Feb. 5, 2017. By coincidence […]

Comments Off / November 02, 2016 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »

Crocker mixes art, music and fun this November

Crocker Art Museum activities will keep adults and children entertained this month. Here’s a look at what’s on the Sacramento museum’s calendar. Off the Grid Tuesdays: Head to the Crocker every Tuesday night, 5 to 9 p.m., for Off the Grid @ Crocker, a food truck festival featuring themed menus, cocktails, live music and family friendly […]

Comments Off / October 30, 2016 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »

‘Highest Heaven’ coming to Crocker Art Museum

"Rest on the Flight into Egypt" by an 18th century Bolivian artist. Photo by Graydon Wood

Christine Calvin Crocker Art Museum Featuring more than 100 paintings, sculptures in wood and silver, ivories and other decorative arts “Highest Heaven: Spanish and Portuguese Colonial Art from the Roberta and Richard Huber Collection” examines the many intersections between culture and faith in the high plains of South America in the 17th and 18th centuries. […]

Comments Off / October 20, 2016 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »

Retrospective exhibit celebrates groundbreaking sculptor

SACRAMENTO — Claire Falkenstein (1908-1997) was one of America’s most experimental and productive 20th-century artists. Relentlessly exploring media, techniques and processes with uncommon daring and intellectual rigor, she moved from one art center to another, working first in the San Francisco Bay Area, then Paris, New York and Los Angeles. An exhibition featuring 50 works by […]

Comments Off / October 02, 2016 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »