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The Crocker Art Museum was one of the first art museums in the U.S. and is now one of the leading art institutions in California. Established in 1885, the Museum features one of the country’s finest collections of Californian art, exceptional...more
Outstanding California impressionists, and painters of the Sierra. Great lighting and the Crocker’s current exhibits are excellent. I am a member of the Crocker and 4 Bay Area art museums. The Crocker’s collection and exhibits are worth the visit, and the galleries are cool and...More
Awesome location for events both public and private. The museum always has an amazing exhibit on display and the cafe is great. If your local you should consider a membership. They also offer art classes for adults and children.
This Museum lives up to its reputation. It has a fine collection of very diverse styles and countries.
The California collection is particularly interesting, especially if you are from California. There is a fascinating collection of First Americans crafts which I did not have time...More
I love the Crocker Art Museum. This was my first visit. I went there on assignment for an art history class. I should have allowed myself more time, as there was a lot to see. Several floors of the modern art building, and then the...More
Originally a Victorian Mansion built in the mid-1800's, The Crocker became a museum in 1885... As a kid it was huge and the fabulous pieces of Art would be rotated through the Old Mansion due to lack of space... Today, with the 2010 addition the...More
The Crocker Art Museum is a world-class museum. If you only see 2 pictures make sure you see Sunday Morning in the Mines painted by Charles Nahl (1872) and Great Canyon of the Sierra, Yosemite painted by Thomas Hill (1871). The paintings are frames will...More
Yes....try calling the museum. But...anyone who has driven a large vehicle knows...THERE ARE NO GUARANTEES you'll find a parking place near anything! You must try your luck and hope for the best. And,or you could have... More
Yes....try calling the museum. But...anyone who has driven a large vehicle knows...THERE ARE NO GUARANTEES you'll find a parking place near anything! You must try your luck and hope for the best. And,or you could have the "designated driver" find a place within a mile or so...and remain in the vehicle while the other people are dropped off.....and they go into the venue with the plan being to make a cell phone call when they are ready to be picked up. Does anyone know any other "strategies"....???