Crocker Art Museum
The Crocker Art Museum was created to house the arts picked up by the Crocker family on a long trip through Europe in the 1870s with the goal to becoming the cultural hub of Sacramento.
Today's Crocker Art Museum is housed in a building that has two distinct wings: the Victorian house built in 1873, and the new Teal Pavilion, which opened in 2010. Known for its collection of California Impressionist art, German drawings and everything ranging from contemporary to antiquity, it is a must-see on a trip to Sacramento.
With the COVID-19 pandemic, the museum closed for a time, but reopened in October 2020 with modified rules. Tickets must be booked online in advance, and a time will be set for entry, and museum capacity is limited to 25 percent. Face coverings are required for all guests over age 2, and museum hours are Thursday-Saturday, 10 a.m.-5 p.m.
For more information and to purchase tickets, visit the Crocker Art Museum website.
Listen to Marketing Director Christine Calvin discuss the museum on The Visit Sacramento Podcast.Listen to "Crocker Art Museum's Christine Calvin on How Museum is Reopening" on Spreaker.