Exhibits to See: The Cycle by Cyrus Tilton
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Exhibits to See: The Cycle by Cyrus Tilton

Locusts are swarming the Crocker. Made of muslin, bamboo, tulle, and steel, they fill the exhibit rooms, poised and ready to consume everything in sight. This is Cyrus Tilton’s vision of humanity: a crawling, swarming, insatiable cautionary tale of mass consumerism and environmental desecration. The artist was first inspired to create The Cycle by the huge … Continue reading

See: The Crocker Art Museum’s ArtMix  Masquerade
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See: The Crocker Art Museum’s ArtMix Masquerade

The first Art Mix of 2018 kicked off with a Masquerade Ball theme at the Crocker Art Museum. Entertainment was provided by violinist Sasha Tkachef and DJ Paul Gordon, the Burning Daylight People, a roaming band of entertainers from Green Valley Theater and ballroom dancing lessons that provided a lively backdrop for the fun evening. … Continue reading

Get Weird with TUBE. at Crocker ArtMix
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Get Weird with TUBE. at Crocker ArtMix

Ladies and gentlemen, beautiful people of Sacramento and beyond! Come marvel at a variety of oddities as the strangest and most dazzling performers in the land come together for one night and one night only during ArtMix Vaudeville at Crocker Art Museum, hosted by your friends at TUBE. Magazine! Join us Thursday, March 10, to revel … Continue reading

The LIST. February 10 – February 16
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The LIST. February 10 – February 16

Black Lives Matter! at Sol Collective As we enter Black History Month, it’s important to remember history is still being made today. Police brutality against black people has been going on too long, and on February 10 at Sol Collective (2574 21st St.), starting at 7 PM, there is an opportunity to learn more about … Continue reading

Go: A Revolutionary Art Mix.
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Go: A Revolutionary Art Mix.

The Crocker Art Museum is finishing 2015 with the light of revolution in their eyes. The museum is pulling the stops out to celebrate their last mix of the year, here’s all the excitement that’s happening: See! The robots from the American River College Electronics program Laugh! With comedians Keith Lowell Jensen and Johnny Taylor. Experience! A … Continue reading

Art & Activism Go Hand-in-Hand
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Art & Activism Go Hand-in-Hand

When an artist embraces an activist message, their work can cultivate courage within people and communities. The results of such art can be inspiring and, ultimately, empowering. On Nov. 19, four artists from Northern California and beyond presented their work and stories of activism at the Crocker Art Museum’s second Art Beyond Fear panel discussion. … Continue reading

See: Toulouse-Lautrec and La Vie Moderne Exhibit at the Crocker
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See: Toulouse-Lautrec and La Vie Moderne Exhibit at the Crocker

As a Sacramentan or someone near Sacramento, it is almost one’s duty to go to the Crocker Museum at least once in one’s lifetime. So why not got to a great Parisian themed art exhibit? The focus of the show will be on Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec whose paintings are filled with emotion and posters that progressed … Continue reading

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A Cultural Celebration at the Crocker

On Feb. 17, the Crocker Art Museum celebrated Black history with music, dancing, crafts and interactive activities for the whole family. Periodic performances by Tina B and the Soul Line Dancers had children and adults shakin’ along with them. Marlena Norman, whose son and nephew, three-year-olds Johnnie and Jaden danced along with the group. She … Continue reading

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Celebrate Black History with the Crocker

The Crocker Art Museum is celebrating Black History Month in a big way with music, crafts, art and a local marketplace. The third annual Black History Month Celebration: A Free Family Festival will be held Monday, Feb. 17 from 11am to 3pm at the museum. Stacey Shelnut-Hendrick, director of education for the Crocker, said each … Continue reading

Santa Who? Crocker Museum Celebrates Off-beat Holiday
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Santa Who? Crocker Museum Celebrates Off-beat Holiday

Some folks celebrate Christmas. Others have Hanukkah, or Kwanzaa. But for the rest of us, there is Festivus. For those unfortunate souls who were not raised on Seinfeld, Festivus is a holiday invented by George Costanza’s father, Frank, that focuses on more secular elements of the holiday season. It is held in opposition to the … Continue reading