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Crocker Art Museum

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Art Museum, History Museums, Birthday Parties, School Trip, Educational, Cultural, Historical, Touristy
216 O St, Sacramento, CA
URL: Crocker Art Museum  Phone: 916-808-7000

Activity Overview

The Crocker Art Museum displays a premier collection of Californian Art, drawings, European paintings, ceramics collection in the US, as well as Asian and African Art is displayed in the Art museum. The museum's history dates back to 1869 when Edwin B. Crocker and his wife Margaret began assembling paintings and drawings from Europe. The museum was built in 1872 and the expansions began in 2000. Located in Sacramento, California, the museum is open to public all through the week except Mondays.

Things to Do

  • Visit Art exhibits and view the permanent art collections in the museum. View the Californian and American art collection, including paintings, sculpture, abstract art and pop art.
  • View the Works on paper exhibit and see 1,500 drawings from the major European schools. Collection includes drawings from the 17th and 18th centuries.
  • Explore a unique collection of European paintings, the core collection includes Dutch and Flemish and Italian-Baroque paintings.
  • See ceramics collection by Californian, American and International artists.
  • View a diverse collection of Asian Art, including Chinese ceramics, Japanese tea ware, armor, Korean ceramics, Indian and Persian paintings, as well as Buddhist Art.
  • Tour the historic Crocker mansion.
  • Docent led tours are available.
  • Birthday parties for kids are offered with several arts and crafts activities.
  • The cafe serves snacks, meals and drinks, on-site gift shop is available.

Crocker Art Museum Insider Tips

  • Members get discount at the gift shop and on dining.

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