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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 year’s annual Art and Antiques Show & Sale the weekend of Oct. 25-27.

Bringing together a broad array of top-notch collectors and vendors, the event offers shoppers the unique experience to interact and consult with experts as they browse through antiques. Experienced specialists will also be on hand to answer appraisal and conservation questions. A silent auction and benefit drawing will run the entire weekend, and Ambrosia Café will make lunch available for purchase.

Run entirely by volunteers from the Art Service Group, an all-volunteer organization formed in 1963 to support the Crocker, the event;’s proceeds from the sale will go to the museum.

The Art and Antique Show & Sale will take place Oct. 25 & 26 from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. and on Oct. 27 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Scottish Rite Center, located at H Street and Carlson Drive across from the main entrance to Sacramento State. Parking is free of charge. General admission is $8. For more information call (916) 807-0158 or visit crockerartmuseum.org.

The Crocker Art Museum was the first art museum in the Western United States and remains one of the leading art museums in California today. Established in 1885, the museum features one of the country’s finest collections of Californian art, exceptional holdings of master drawings, a comprehensive collection of international ceramics, as well as European, Asian, African, and Oceanic art. The Crocker is located at 216 O St. in Downtown Sacramento. Museum hours are 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday through Sunday; 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. Thursdays. Every third Sunday of the month is “Pay What You Wish Sunday” sponsored by Western Health Advantage.

For more information call (916) 808-7000 or visit crockerartmuseum.org.

 

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