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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

Comments Off on Crocker’s calendar will warm up your winter / 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 […]

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

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 […]

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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 […]

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‘Highest Heaven’ coming to Crocker Art Museum

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. […]

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