Crocker Art Museum
Little Dreams in Glass and Metal: Enameling in America, 1920 to the Present (7/12/16)
Edgar Payne: The Scenic Journey (2/26/12)
Gardens and Grandeur: Porcelains and Paintings by Franz A. Bischoff (7/9/11)
Transcending Vision: American Impressionism, 1870-1940 (6/6/11)
Wayne Thiebaud: Homecoming (11/11/10)
Meadows and Mountains: The Art of William F. Jackson (12/2/09)
Fantasies and Fairy-Tales: Maxfield Parrish and the Art of the Print (6/2/09)
American Pop: Featuring Andy Warhol's Athletes from the Richard Weisman Collection (9/28/08)
Edwin Deakin: California Painter of the Picturesque (1/9/08)
Dark Metropolis: Irving Norman's Social Surrealism (8/25/06)
Posed at Midcentury: Master Drawings by Bay Area Figuratives (7/31/06)
Artists at Continent's End: The Monterey Peninsula Art Colony, 1875-1907 (12/12/05)
Embracing Tradition: Ink Landscapes by Arnold Chang, with an interview of the artist led by Nancy Tingley (10/31/05)
Marsden Hartley: American Modern; with article by Scott Sields (8/30/05)
Edward Weston: Life Work (10/1/04)
Remembering the Family Farm: 150 Years of American Prints (6/9/03)
Just Another Poster? Chicano Graphic Arts in California (5/23/03)
Primal Visions: Albert Bierstadt "Discovers" America, 1859-1893 (4/3/02)
American Revolutions: The Other Side of Modern, 1900-1945; essay by Scott A. Shields (3/14/01)
Rough Edge: Selections from the Broad Art Foundation (8/26/00)
Slice of Life: Wayne Thiebaud Prints and Drawings (7/18/00)
Therman Statum's Constantinople (1/15/00)
Ms. Lial A. Jones Appointed Director of the Crocker Art Museum (9/9/99)
Decisive Moments: American Impressionist Painting from West Coast Collections (7/9/99)
Childe Hassam in the Crocker Art Museum Collection, by Janice T. Driesbach (12/4/98)
The Loaded Brush: Recent Watercolors from the Crocker Art Museum Collection (4/4/98)
Traditions/Innovations: Four Northern California Artists (6/1/97)
California Impressionists (7/19/97)
CSUS/50 Exhibition (10/22/97)
The Crocker Art Museum was established in 1885 and is one of the leading art institutions in Northern California. The Museum offers a diverse spectrum of special exhibitions, events and programs to augment its collections of Californian, European, Asian, African and Oceanic artworks. The Museum is located between 2nd and 3rd on "O" Street in downtown Sacramento at 216 O Street, Sacramento, CA 95814. For hours and admission fees please see the Museum's website.
(above: February 18, 2009 photo of Crocker Art Museum. Photo courtesy of John Hazeltine. © 2009 John Hazeltine)
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Humanimals and their kin: the art of Gerald Heffernon : May 29-August 22, 2004, By Gerald Heffernon, Crocker Art Museum. Published 2004 by Crocker Art Museum
Artists in California, 1786-1940, By Edan Milton Hughes, Crocker Art Museum. Published 2002 by Crocker Art Museum. 2 pages. ISBN:1884038085
Thiebaud Selects Thiebaud: A Forty-year Survey from Private Collections, By Stephen C. McGough, Crocker Art Museum. Published 1997 by Crocker Art Museum. Thiebaud, Wayne. 56 pages. ISBN:188403800X. Wayne Thiebaud's bright, straightforward stiff life paintings, and particularly those of food, were his first mature works and they rapidly built his reputation in the early 1960s. Since that time, the range of his artistic interests has broadened to include figure studies, landscapes, and cityscapes.In an insightful interview, Thiebaud discusses his work and his philosophy of art. He is an artist who has thought deeply about his craft and his place in a long tradition of artists. It is a tradition that to him means honest inquiry, painting based in sight as well as mind, and the attempt to be or one's time. He has an overarching approach to the task of being a painter that places high value in lessons learned from those who have gone before. Because of his insight into these lessons, his work rings true -- it strikes us directly with an authenticity and an immediacy that belie the hard work that has gone into each painting.
The Fine Art of California Indian Basketry, by Brian Bibby, Crocker Art Museum, 1996 - 113 pages
Transient Poet: William Allan Retrospective, By William Allan, Kenneth Baker, Janice Tolhurst Driesbach, Crocker Art Museum, Crocker Art Museum. Published 1993 by Crocker Art Museum. Fishes in art. 59 pages. Catalog of an exhibition helt at the Crocker Art Museum, Sacramento, Calif., Jan. 14-Mar. 6y, 1994.
Gregory Kondos: A Retrospective, By Barbara Kennedy Gibbs, Gregory Kondos, Crocker Art Museum, Crocker Art Museum, History Fresno Metropolitan Museum of Art, and Science, Fresno Metropolitan Museum of Art, History, and Science. Published 1993 by Crocker Art Museum. 47 pages. Catalog of an exhibition held at the Crocker Art Museum, Sacramento, June 10-August 8, 1993, and at the Fresno Metropolitan Museum, September 15-November 27, 1993.
Bountiful Harvest: 19th-century California Still Life Painting, By Janice Tolhurst Driesbach, Crocker Art Museum, Oakland Museum. Published 1991 by Crocker Art Museum. 88 pages
Robert Brady: A Survey Exhibition, By Robert Brady, Janice Tolhurst Driesbach, Thomas H. Garver, Crocker Art Museum, John FitzGibbon, Laguna Art Museum (Laguna Beach, Calif.). Published 1989 by Crocker Art Museum. Sculpture, American. 84 pages. Original from the University of Michigan. Digitized Nov 13, 2007. Traveling exhibition Crocker Art Museum, Sacramento, Calif., September 16-October 29, 1989, Laguna Art Museum, Laguna Beach, Calif., November 24, 1989-January 28, 1990.
Works of Art on Paper by Black Artists, By Allan M. Gordon, Crocker Art Museum, Crocker Art Museum, John Hope Franklin Collection of African and African-American Documentation, John Hope Franklin Collection of African and African-American Documentation. Published 1986 by Crocker Art Museum. African American art. 4 pages. Checklist for January 11-March 16, 1986 exhibition at the Crocket Art Museum, with essay by Allan M. Gordon.
The Extension of Tradition: Contemporary Northern California Native American ..., By Crocker Art Museum, Palm Springs Desert Museum, Palm Springs Desert Museum, Crocker Art Museum. Published 1985 by Crocker Art Museum. 76 pages
Harvey Himelfarb, By Harvey Himelfarb, Janice Tolhurst Driesbach, Crocker Art Museum, Crocker Art Museum. Published 1985 by Crocker Art Museum. 6 pages. Exhibition held Jan. 5 through Feb. 17, 1985,
Contemporary American Wood Sculpture: Crocker Art Museum, Sacramento, California, November 3, 1984-January 6, 1985 by Roger D. Clisby, Joan Hunt. The Museum, 1984 - 40 pages
Twenty-five Years of the Artists Contemporary Gallery: Crocker Art Museum Association and Crocker Art Museum 1983 Invitational, 1983 - 60 pages
Masterworks of Photography from the Rubel Collection: The Crocker Art Museum, Sacramento, California, [exhibition Dates: January 9 - February 21, 1982]. Crocker Art Museum, 1982 - 58 pages
From Exposition to Exposition: Progressive and Conservative Northern ..., By Joseph Armstrong Baird, Crocker Art Museum. Published 1981 by Crocker Art Museum. 88 pages
Impressionism, the California View: Paintings, 1890-1930, Oakland Museum, Laguna Beach Museum of Art, Crocker Art Museum, Oakland Museum, Art Dept., 1981 - 104 pages
Welcome to the Candy Store!: An Exhibition of Paintings, Drawings, and Sculpture from the Candy Store Gallery : Crocker Art Museum Association and Crocker Art Museum 1981 Invitational, Published 1981 by Crocker Art Museum. 25 pages
Larry Welden, River Vally Landscapes: Exhibition Dates, October 3-November ..., By Larry Welden, Roger D Clisby, Crocker Art Museum. Published 1981 by Crocker Art Museum
Viola Frey Retrospective, By Garth Clark. Published 1981 by Crocker Art Museum. 44 pages. Includes chronology.
Philip Menard: A Retrospective Exhibition of Paintings and Drawings, By Philip Menard, Crocker Art Museum, Crocker Art Museum. Published 1981 by Crocker Art Museum. 16 pages. Catalogue of an exhibition at the Crocker Art Museum, Sacramento, Calif.
Large Spaces in Small Places: A Survey of Western Landscape Photography ..., By Harvey Himelfarb, Roger D. Clisby, E.B. Crocker Art Gallery, Crocker Art Museum. Published 1980 by Crocker Art Museum. Landscape photography. 56 page
Paper Art: A Survey of the Work of Fifteen Northern California Paper Artists, By Hilary F. Marckx, Crocker Art Museum. Published 1980 by Crocker Art Museum. 40 pages. Exhibition held at the Crocker Art Museum, Sacramento, Calif., January 17-March 1, 1981.
Roy De Forest Recent Paintings, Drawings, and Constructions: Crocker Art ..., By Roy De Forest, Crocker Art Museum Association, Crocker Art Museum. Published 1980 by Crocker Art Museum. 25 pages. Exhibition held November 8-December 28, 1980.
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