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    Highlight Tours (March)

    Presented by Crocker Art Museum at Crocker Art Museum, Sacramento

    March 1 - March 29, 2015

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    Visitors will discover the essence of the Crocker’s permanent collection in this introductory tour of the Museum. 

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    Art Service Group Evaluation Day (April)

    Presented by Crocker Art Museum at Crocker Art Museum, Sacramento

    April 4, 2015

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    The Art Service Group will sponsor an evaluation day focusing on paintings, glass, lithographs, and antique maps with Charles and Lynn Gray; quilts with Lindy Munday; and glass pottery,...more

    Nano Days

    Presented by Discovery Museum Science & Space Center at Discovery Museum Science & Space Center, Sacramento

    March 31 - April 4, 2015

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    NanoDays is a nationwide festival of educational programs about nanoscale science and engineering and the potential impact on the...more

    Tales of Br’er Rabbit

    Presented by Fairytale Town at Fairytale Town, Sacramento

    April 4 - April 5, 2015

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    Magical Moonshine Theatre brings the traditional African American tales of Br’er Rabbit to life with humor, large table-top puppets, a live banjo and singing! Br’er Rabbit may be...more

    Lunch and Learn: Fifteen Tiles for Cupola of Hearst Castle (April)

    Presented by Crocker Art Museum at Crocker Art Museum, Sacramento

    April 7, 2015

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    Join an in-depth examination of “Fifteen Tiles for Cupola of Hearst Castle" from ...more

    Artful Tot (April)

    Presented by Crocker Art Museum at Crocker Art Museum, Sacramento

    April 7, 2015

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    Every month, toddlers explore art-making with different materials in new ways, from printmaking and color mixing to clay and fabric. Adults learn how to encourage experimentation and...more

    Beary Special Playdate

    Presented by Sacramento Children's Museum at Sacramento Children's Museum, Rancho Cordova

    April 8, 2015

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    Beary Special Playdate is a monthly event for special needs children and their families. Join the Sacramento Children's Museum to enjoy all the museum activities and light...more

    Art Mix: Sprung

    Presented by Crocker Art Museum at Crocker Art Museum, Sacramento

    April 9, 2015

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    Spring is in the air. Start the freshest season with live music by Arts & Leisure, a thumping guest DJ, mix-and-mingle...more

    The Sacramento Picture Screenings

    at Center for Sacramento History, Sacramento

    March 25 - April 9, 2015

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    The Sacramento Picture! showcases historic film clips from the city’s archives, which...more

    Slow Art Day

    Presented by Crocker Art Museum at Crocker Art Museum, Sacramento

    April 11, 2015

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    Slow Art Day is a global event with a simple mission, to help more people discover for themselves the joy of looking at and...more

    Art Blast (April)

    Presented by Crocker Art Museum at Crocker Art Museum, Sacramento

    April 11, 2015

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    Each month a different work of art provides the inspiration for a memorable art-making activity for families with children ages 7 to 12. Families are welcome to drop in anytime during the...more

    Spring Plein Air Painting with David Peterson

    Presented by Effie Yeaw Nature Center at Effie Yeaw Nature Center, Carmichael

    April 9 - April 11, 2015

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    This workshop, led by well-known local artist David Peterson, will demonstrate how to capture the world around you in your own unique way....more

    Bufferlands Birds and Blooms Tour

    April 11, 2015

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    The Fishhead Lake mitigation wetlands were created as mitigation for earlier wetland losses. The wetland and surrounding uplands are home to waterfowl, songbirds, and raptors. Native wildflowers...more

    Arcade Creek Exploration

    Presented by Sacramento Area Creeks Council

    April 11, 2015

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    Learn about the land and water of Arcade Creek and the critters that call it home. Go exploring with biologists and see how they use scientific tools. Help collect live animals from Arcade Creek...more

    Classical Concert: Carrie Hennessey

    Presented by Crocker Art Museum at Crocker Art Museum, Sacramento

    April 12, 2015

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    Celebrate the beginning of spring with one of Sacramento’s favorite sopranos, Carrie Hennessey. Known for her purity of tone and...more

    Yuri’s Weekend

    Presented by Discovery Museum Science & Space Center at Discovery Museum Science & Space Center, Sacramento

    April 11 - April 12, 2015

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    Come out and join the international celebration of Yuri Gagarin, the first human in space. Enjoy the Space Quest! exhibit;...more

    NASA’S International Space Apps Challenge

    Presented by SARTA (Sacramento Area Regional Technology Alliance)

    April 11 - April 12, 2015

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    For the first time the NASA Space Apps Challenge comes to Sacramento! This Challenge has dozens of challenges on the themes of...more

    Homeschool Day: Math in Art (April)

    Presented by Crocker Art Museum at Crocker Art Museum, Sacramento

    April 14, 2015

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    Explore how some artists use math in their art and then make your own math-inspired creations. Round off your visit in our studio, where we invite you to join us for a math-inspired art...more

    West Nature Area Tour

    Presented by The United States Air Force

    April 14, 2015

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    The Air Force will offer a tour of the West Nature Area at the former McClellan Air Force Base. Visitors will learn about the long-term conservation plans for this 220-acre wildlife preserve and...more

    Kingsley Art Club Lecture Series: Sherry Karver (April)

    Presented by Crocker Art Museum at Crocker Art Museum, Sacramento

    April 15, 2015

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    Founded in 1892, the Kingsley Art Club promotes knowledge and appreciation of art among its members and in the community. Their monthly lectures feature local and regional artists and other arts...more

    Local Fishes

    Presented by Regional San

    April 15, 2015

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    What lurks in the murky depths of Sacramento's urban creeks? Join the fun for an introduction to the local fish fauna. Regional San Bufferlands staff will demonstrate fish sampling techniques...more

    Steelhead Creek Beaver Pond Walk

    Presented by Sacramento Area Creeks Council

    April 15, 2015

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    Early evening is the best time to see beaver activity and lots of other local wildlife. Take a stroll with Mary Tappel through Wolf Ranch Wildlife Sanctuary.  

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    Earhquake Day

    Presented by California State Capitol Museum Volunteer Association at California State Capitol Museum, Sacramento

    April 18, 2015

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    Shake, rattle, and roll! This Living History Day featuring reenactments of scenes from the aftermath of the 1906 earthquake in San Francisco. Be the first to hear the news and watch as witnesses...more

    Birding for Families

    Presented by Effie Yeaw Nature Center at Effie Yeaw Nature Center, Carmichael

    April 18, 2015

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    Bring the family out to join special guest guides from the Sacramento Audubon Society for a birding walk. Birdwatchers of...more

    Crocker History Tour

    Presented by Crocker Art Museum at Crocker Art Museum, Sacramento

    April 19, 2015

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    Learn about the Crocker family and the era during which they lived as you journey back in time on this history-infused gallery tour.

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    Wacky Waterfowl Weekend

    Presented by Discovery Museum Science & Space Center at Discovery Museum Science & Space Center, Sacramento

    April 18 - April 19, 2015

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    The California Waterfowl Association invites you to explore the wondrous wings of waterfowl by learning how to identify birds using their...more

    Meet Me at the Museum (April)

    Presented by Crocker Art Museum at Crocker Art Museum, Sacramento

    April 21, 2015

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    Art observation and conversation serve as a gateway to memories and social interaction during this tour designed for visitors living with dementia and Alzheimer’s.


    Children's Earth Day Celebration

    Presented by Sacramento Children's Museum at Sacramento Children's Museum, Rancho Cordova

    April 22, 2015

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    The Sacramento Children's Museum is partnering with Assemblyman Ken Cooley to host the Children's Earth Day Celebration. Attendees will enjoy interactive, Earth-friendly activities from...more

    Paris Blues Screening

    Presented by Crocker Art Museum at Crocker Art Museum, Sacramento

    April 23, 2015

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    A star-studded film, Paris Blues tells the tale of two expatriate jazz musicians (Paul Newman and Sidney Poitier) living...more

    Creative Art Class (April)

    Presented by Sacramento Children's Museum at Sacramento Children's Museum, Rancho Cordova

    April 3 - April 24, 2015

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    Join Miss Cayla to experience art in a new way. Weekly art projects have been designed using recycled materials.


    Citizen Kane

    Presented by Crocker Art Museum at Crocker Art Museum, Sacramento

    April 26, 2015

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    The current exhibition Of Cottages and Castle: The Art...more

    Sketch It (April)

    Presented by Crocker Art Museum at Crocker Art Museum, Sacramento

    April 26, 2015

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    Visitors (Ages 5 and up) can sketch at their own pace while receiving drawing instruction. This drop-in program meets in a different gallery each month. No experience necessary and all supplies...more

    Hubble's 25th Anniversary

    Presented by Discovery Museum Science & Space Center at Discovery Museum Science & Space Center, Sacramento

    April 25 - April 26, 2015

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    It’s time to celebrate! The Hubble Space Telescope has been sending back images of space for 25 years. Information gained from these pictures has changed mankind's knowledge of space and...more

    Save the Frogs Day

    Presented by Effie Yeaw Nature Center at Effie Yeaw Nature Center, Carmichael

    April 26, 2015

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    Come celebrate Mother Earth by learning all about some of her most precious creatures, frogs. Come see the resident amphibians up close, learn how important they are in the web of life, and how...more

    Science Sundays

    Presented by Sacramento Children's Museum at Sacramento Children's Museum, Rancho Cordova

    April 5 - April 26, 2015

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    Join Team Leo for science activities and experiments throughout the day.


    Mather Vernal Pool Flower Walks

    Presented by Sacramento Splash

    April 12 - April 26, 2015

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    Join Sacramento Splash for a two-hour tour of the Mather Field vernal pools to explore this magic carpet of flowers. These unique wildflowers bloom only for a brief period in the spring. ...more

    Leo's Tales Story Time (April)

    Presented by Sacramento Children's Museum at Sacramento Children's Museum, Rancho Cordova

    April 7 - April 28, 2015

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    Get ready to read every Tuesday! The museum will be exploring a different story every week and would love for you to join them.


    Hatch/Dance Works in Progress

    Presented by Crocker Art Museum at Crocker Art Museum, Sacramento

    April 30, 2015

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    Enjoy an informal evening of contemporary dance. Back for its fourth year, Hatch is curated by Lorelei Bayne and features new and in-progress works by noted and emerging choreographers, including...more

    Kids & Company Gallery Adventure (May)

    Presented by Crocker Art Museum at Crocker Art Museum, Sacramento

    May 3, 2015

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    Wildly amusing and surprisingly educational, this tour is the perfect way to introduce art to children (Ages 5+) and the adults that tag along with them, in a fun and playful manner.

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    Artful Tot (May)

    Presented by Crocker Art Museum at Crocker Art Museum, Sacramento

    May 5, 2015

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    Every month, toddlers explore art-making with different materials in new ways, from printmaking and color mixing to clay and fabric. Adults learn how to encourage experimentation and...more

    Art Service Group Evaluation Day

    Presented by Crocker Art Museum at Crocker Art Museum, Sacramento

    May 12, 2015

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    The Art Service Group (ASG) will sponsor an evaluation day focusing on paintings, Asian art, art glass, pottery, sculpture, old costume jewelry, and decorative arts. These informal appraisals...more

    Art Mix: Bikes + Blues + Brews

    Presented by Crocker Art Museum at Crocker Art Museum, Sacramento

    May 14, 2015

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    Get up to speed for May is Bike Month and enjoy this mini-brewfest at the Crocker Cafe by...more

    FamilyPalooza

    Presented by Crocker Art Museum at Crocker Art Museum, Sacramento

    May 17, 2015

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    Join the Crocker Art Museum for a day of arts, creativity, and good old-fashioned family fun at the Crocker’s annual FamilyPalooza festival. Create one-of-a-kind art and enjoy main stage...more

    Big Names, Small Art

    Presented by Crocker Art Museum at Crocker Art Museum, Sacramento

    May 21, 2015

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    This is a not-to-be-missed event for art aficionados and emerging collectors. This lively auction and party features small art by big-name artists. Each work measures to be a square foot or less....more

    Vettes for Vets and American Muscle

    Presented by California Automobile Museum at California Automobile Museum, Sacramento

    May 25, 2015

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    Looking for something different and fun for Memorial Day? No need to travel far. Bring your friends, family, and cameras to the 6th Annual Vettes for Vets and American Muscle. This event will have...more

    SketchCrawl

    Presented by Crocker Art Museum at Crocker Art Museum, Sacramento

    May 28, 2015

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    Sketch your way through the Museum, sample some tasty adult beverages at each stop, and learn tips and tricks from Verge Art Center artists along...more

    Cupcake Ball

    Presented by Sacramento Children's Museum at Sacramento Children's Museum, Rancho Cordova

    June 13, 2015

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    Sacramento Children's Museum cordially invites daddies and their daughter(s) to the Museum to dance the night away at the fourth annual Cupcake Ball. Princess dress-up is encouraged, and...more

    Weekend Excursion Train Rides (April-Jun)

    Presented by California State Railroad Museum at California State Railroad Museum, Sacramento

    April 4 - June 28, 2015

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    California State Parks and the California State Railroad Museum are proud to announce the opening of the 32nd consecutive season of weekend excursion trains on the Sacramento Southern Railroad....more

    Old Sacramento Underground Tours (April-June)

    Presented by California State Railroad Museum at California State Railroad Museum, Sacramento

    April 4 - June 28, 2015

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    Now in its sixth consecutive season, the popular Old Sacramento Underground tour program will resume on weekends. Hidden beneath the city for nearly 150 years, Old Sacramento’s underground...more

    Old Sacramento Underground Tours (Adult Only: April-Jun)

    Presented by California State Railroad Museum at California State Railroad Museum, Sacramento

    April 23 - June 28, 2015

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    Hidden beneath the city for nearly 150 years, Old Sacramento’s underground has long been the capital’s best-kept secret.  Underground tour visitors have the unique opportunity to...more

    Art Blast (May-July)

    Presented by Crocker Art Museum at Crocker Art Museum, Sacramento

    May 9 - July 11, 2015

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    Each month a different work of art provides the inspiration for a memorable art-making activity for families with children ages 7 to 12. Families are welcome to drop in anytime during the...more

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