As a VENUEHost your event…

Whether you want the backdrop of your wedding or corporate soiree to be traditional or contemporary, the Crocker Art Museum is the perfect canvas for your event. The Museum offers a flawless combination of vintage and modern spaces that can accommodate guest lists of all sizes. Five distinctive rental spaces are offered:

  • Ballroom: With opulent details from floor to ceiling and authentic furnishings, the Ballroom adds the perfect vintage elegance to any event. Guests will have the unique opportunity to enter through the historic entrance, exclusively available for after-hour private events.
    • Capacity: Standing – 300 guests; Theater Style – 200 guests; Banquet – 120 guests
    • 2,900 square feet
  • Courtyard: A versatile space situated between the historic and modern buildings, the Courtyard features a unique water feature and flexibility for custom lighting to enhance your event.
    • Capacity: Standing – 1,500 guests; Theater Style – 1,100 guests; Banquet – 400 guests
    • 7,750 square feet
  • E. Kendell Davis Courtyard: The E. Kendell Davis Courtyard is a park-like courtyard with trees and grass—an ideal space for an alfresco dinner party, a ceremony, or a cocktail hour. Flexibility for custom lighting enhancements make this charming open space a unique venue for any outdoor gathering.
    • Capacity: Standing – 1,100 guests; Theater Style – 600 guests; Banquet – 360 guests
    • 5,500 square feet
  • Friedman Court: The Friedman Court is a clean, modern space with two-story windows with beautiful, black marble flooring that accents any event design. Host your event in our largest indoor venue surrounded by stunning artwork and high ceilings that include rigging points for additional lighting options.
    • Capacity: Standing – 500 guests; Theater Style – 400 guests; Banquet – 300 guests
    • 4,000 square feet
  • Setzer Foundation Auditorium: With modern AV technology, an 11’ x 64’ screen, and comfortable theater seating for 260 guests, the Auditorium can be used for graduations, lectures, presentations, and conferences. The Auditorium has a built-in stage with wings, screen, black curtains, green room, and podium with microphone, with additional tech options available upon request. A Crocker-approved AV technician is included in the rental of the Auditorium to make your event a success.
    • Capacity: Theater Style – 260 guests
  • Meeting Center: Floor-to-ceiling windows to let in natural light, with blackout shades available for presentations. Standard AV equipment includes an LCD projector, screen, and podium with microphone. The Meeting Center has an optional airwall that can divide the space into two rooms, providing flexibility to meetings and gatherings, as well as built-in counter space.
    • Capacity: Standing – 150 guests; Theater Style – 130 guests; Banquet – 80 guests
    • 1,200 square feet

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As a SHOPDiscover unique gifts…

Crocker Art Museum Store: Discover beautiful pieces, thought-provoking * objects for homes and offices * wearable art, and * gifts that explore your creativity. 

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As an EATERYFood for thought…

Visit the Crocker Café, a new American café set in an atrium inside the Crocker Art Museum, with grab-&-go or table service.

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Be a DONORShow that you care…


Join and take advantage of all the Crocker Art Museum has to offer. Members receive free admission and discounts to special events, activities and educational programming! Give the gift of membership to friends and family. The Museum relies on the generosity of members to make possible our educational programs and exhibitions. Memberships at specified levels is offered: * Educator * Individual * Family * Associate * Contributor, and * Benefactor.


Support the Crocker. Every year, the Museum relies on the generosity of friends like you to support, through your donations, educational programs and exhibitions that stimulate, inspire, and build connections.

  • Tribute Gifts: Honor a loved one, celebrate a special occasion, or express your gratitude by giving a tribute gift in support of the Crocker.
  • Endowment: Help us build a strong endowment to secure our future and connect the next generation to our collection and programs. The Crocker Art Museum Foundation (CAMF) endowment ensures that our permanent collection, education programs, and outreach initiatives remain a vital resource for our community in the years to come. As an institution that relies almost entirely on public support, a strong endowment will secure the Museum’s future and connect the next generation to the collection and our mission.
  • Legacy Giving: If you would like to extend your support of the Crocker Art Museum to make a lasting impact, there are several gift arrangements to choose from. Whether you would like to put your donation to work today or benefit us after your lifetime, you can find a charitable plan that lets you provide for your family and support the Crocker Art Museum.
  • Stock Donations
  • Individual Retirement Accounts (IRA): Individual Retirement Accounts (IRA) are set up by individuals to provide them with income during retirement.
  • Employer Matched Funds: Many employers will double your contribution to the Crocker by matching your contribution dollar for dollar.
  • Director’s Circle: Annual donations beginning at $1,500 support the Museum’s education programs and exhibitions, helping to fulfill the Museum’s mission to promote an awareness of and enthusiasm for human experience through art. In addition to making a difference in the community, members enjoy exclusive programs that offer unparalleled access and involvement with the Museum.

Business Partnerships: Partnering with the Crocker Art Museum is good business and a great investment. Sponsorships are crucial in supporting the Museum’s exhibitions, educational programs, operations, and special initiatives. Benefits include hospitality as well as access to the Museum’s exhibitions, special events, and top supporters and leadership. Benefits also include recognition through our strategic placement of your name or logo means dramatically increased recognition of your organization by the 1.4 million annual viewers of; the 125,000+ followers of the Museum on Instagram, Facebook, and Twitter; the 28,000+ recipients of the Museum’s weekly e-news email; and the 250,000+ annual visitors to the Museum’s facility in downtown Sacramento.

Volunteer: Like many non-profits, the Crocker Art Museum relies on and appreciates the support of volunteers, in all aspects of our operations, to help us deliver life-changing experiences both at the Museum and within the community. Giving the gift of your time is a great way to support the Museum, meet new people, and develop new skills. The Crocker is deeply grateful to our volunteers for their generosity and hard work.

Docent Council: The Docent Council is a volunteer service group developed to support educational programs offered by the Crocker Art Museum. Along with touring groups of visitors, docents present outreach programs, spotlight talks, and interactive gallery-based activities.

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