Crocker Art Museum, Sacramento

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Showcasing art since the 19th century, Crocker Art Museum features an extensive collection of work from Californian artists. The first public art museum founded in the western part of the country, the museum is known for international ceramics. Admire works from masters like Wayne Thiebaud, Robert Henri, Georgia O'Keeffe, and Edwin Deakin. If you work up an appetite, enjoy dishes made with fresh, seasonal ingredients at the cafe. The museum offers a variety of docent-led tours, which are free with admission. Use our Sacramento road trip site to add Crocker Art Museum and other attractions to your Sacramento vacation plans.
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  • My son and I really enjoyed the exhibits of Flemish art, Oceanic art, porcelain, and American artists. We have been to a number of art museums that house similar collections this year—the Crocker offe...  more »
  • The Crocker Art Museum is truly a valuable asset for the Sacramento region. The museum has a terrific permanent collection, including art by famous local artists. They excel in bringing timely and top...  more »
  • The Crocker Art Museum has the best art exhibits in the country, with many famous artists paintings.  more »
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  • Great place for everyone, absolutely educational. Between the two galleries, could spend a few hours here. Always wonderful and new exhibits, special events year round. The newer facility is great and is where most of the special exhibits and events are held. The original gallery still has some of the older, original artwork that has been there for decades and sometimes displays artwork of local students. The Crocker is currently showcasing two exhibits of African American artists that is quite fascinating. One weekend each month, entry is free, and beginning in May, the Crocker hosts Summer Jazz concerts in their quad area. Check the schedule online, you can also purchase a membership that gives you access to special events and discounted entry to the museum.
  • Perfect place to take your date for a day. If you like art try this place. It was my first and i enjoyed the different variation of the art world. And especially who i was with for my date- my husband! So enjoy it when you go...
  • Amazing collection. I wouldn't have guessed that a collection this great would be in Sacramento. Normally I have to go to the bigger cities for art this good. Third floor is breathtaking. Can't recommend it enough.
  • Consists of a newer building connected to an old mansion. Judging from both the exterior and what I saw of the interior, it must have been quite the house in its day. The twin staircase and what I would call a ballroom were really lovely to look at. I quite enjoyed several of the art pieces. Friends I was with, one of whom is an artist, had their own favorites. Admission is reasonable.
  • I love going to the Crocker Museum . The ornate woodwork design of the homes interior is worth the visit alone . The paintings that the family had in their home would be enough for me . So beautiful and rich in history and detail. However, there is so much more to see, as well. Traveling art exhibits that consistently are changing . Can't really say enough about it. Love the ballroom, so beautiful and full history.
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