See: The TUBE. and Crocker ArtMix Collaboration: Vintage Swank.
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See: The TUBE. and Crocker ArtMix Collaboration: Vintage Swank.

Once a year we team up with the Crocker Art Museum, in Sacramento CA, to curate their monthly event titled ArtMix.  This year the theme was vintage so we brought along some of our favorite local designers and stylists, a banjo and washboard player, traditional circus performers and a vinyl spinning DJ. We built a … Continue reading

The Factory does Block by Block.
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The Factory does Block by Block.

The Panama Art Factory set up shop at the Crocker Block by Block Party and we had a blast!  The Panama Art Factory is host to 30 Sacramento artist studios and is also TUBE.’s official headquarters, on Saturday, July 9, 2016, we packed up our art, ourselves, a couple issues of TUBE. and spent the day partying down with … 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

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

Crocker-Con Art Mix
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Crocker-Con Art Mix

Superheroes, villains, and characters of a variety of comics were all crammed into the Crocker Art Museum on November 14, 2013. They called it the Crocker-Con Art Mix and it sure was incredible. Upon walking into the museum we found a bunch of people dressed up in Cosplay.  Artists had tables set up and were creating … Continue reading

Rococoing the Night Away
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Rococoing the Night Away

The afternoon was creeping towards evening as we arrived at the Crocker Art Museum, ready to escape the heavy warmth of the outside air. This month’s Art Mix greeted us with craft tables and the proclamation of tonight’s theme, French Twist. We started out by taking in a lecture on the drawings of the French … Continue reading

Crocker Art Museum “Teen Takeover”
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Crocker Art Museum “Teen Takeover”

On August 1st the Crocker Art Museum put on a little event for the teenagers around town. They labeled  it “Teen Takeover,” and the title sure did live up its name. As soon as you walked through the Crocker’s doors teenagers were mingling and full of smiles. For those who have not experienced the beauty … Continue reading