Library Collection

Museum LibraryThe Gerald Hansen Library, located in the Education Center on the first floor of the Museum, is a non-circulating library that serves as a research resource for the Museum's many collections. During select hours, visitors are welcome to browse the shelves to find information related to our permanent collection and temporary exhibitions. Volunteer librarians are available to help you. For more information, please call 916.808.8856.

Library Hours:
Thursdays, 1 – 5 PM
Saturdays, 10 AM – 1 PM
By appointment

Appraisal and Conservation Resources

Gerald Hansen LibraryCrocker Art Museum staff is unable to authenticate or perform appraisals on works of art or artifacts for the general public. However, the Art Service Group of the Crocker organizes Evaluation Days, which offer informal appraisals for a variety of antique types. You can also reference the following national professional associations and organizations that provide a referral service of appraisers.


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216 O Street
Sacramento, CA 95814
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216 O Street
Sacramento, CA 95814

General Information: 916.808.7000
Admission Desk: 916.808.1184


Tue – Sun: 10 AM – 5 PM
Thu: 10 AM – 9 PM
Closed Mondays*, Thanksgiving, Christmas, and New Year's Day
*Open select Mondays
10 AM – 5 PM:
Presidents Day
Labor Day