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Crocker Art Museum

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 […]

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 ,

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 […]

January 11, 2017 | Posted in Entertainment | Tagged ,

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 […]

January 04, 2017 | Posted in Cameron Park Life | Tagged ,
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