FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Crocker Art Museum Presents Little Buckaroos Day on Labor Day
Family activities and free admission sponsored by Target
Sacramento, Calif. – July 5, 2012 – Back by popular demand, families with young children will have a yee-haw time at the Crocker celebrating Sacramento's annual Gold Rush Days on Labor Day Monday, September 3, from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. The West will be wild with wiggles and giggles during this event featuring live performances by children's ballet folklorico group Nube de Oro and family bluegrass band Oak Grove. Attendees can also experience Native American craft-making demos, hands-on art-making, and even visit a petting zoo.
The Museum will be open free of charge on Labor Day from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Free admission and activities are sponsored by Target.
Little ones from infancy to five years of age and their caregivers can also enjoy spending time in
Tot Land, a gallery devoted entirely to families located in the Museum's Education Center. Tot Land features the Webby-nominated Living Art Wall, an interactive touch screen for unparalleled creative play, as well as spaces for art making and reading.
For more information, visit crockerartmuseum.org or call (916) 808-7000.
The Crocker Art Museum was the first art museum in the Western U.S. and remains one of the leading art museums in California. Established in 1885, the Museum features one of the country's finest collections of Californian art, exceptional holdings of master drawings, a comprehensive collection of international ceramics, as well as European, Asian, African, and Oceanic art. The Crocker is located at 216 O Street in Downtown Sacramento. Museum hours are 10 a.m.–5 p.m., Tuesday–Sunday; 10 a.m.–9 p.m., Thursdays. Every third Sunday of the month is "Pay What You Wish Sunday" sponsored by Western Health Advantage. For more information, call (916) 808-7000 or visit crockerartmuseum.org.