Guided Museum Tours
- 45 minutes in length for Kindergarten students and 50 minutes for grades 1-12
- Available Tuesday through Friday at 10 & 11 AM, and on the first and third Tuesdays at 12 & 1 PM. Alternate times are scheduled based on docent availability.
- Minimum group size is 10 students and maximum group size per hour is 80 students. One chaperone is required for every eight students (for Pre-K, one chaperone is required for every six students).
- When booked four weeks in advance, tours are $2 per student for groups in Sacramento County and $4 per student for groups visiting from outside Sacramento County. Educators and required chaperones are free and additional chaperones are $6 per person.
- At the end of the tour, each student receives a Free Family Pass, which enables students to return to the Museum, free of charge, with up to four people.
Educators who book a Guided Museum Tour will receive a free Educator Preview Pass in their confirmation packet, which is good for free admission for two people. Educators are strongly encouraged to preview Museum exhibitions to shape the most successful learning experiences for their students.
2013-14 Guided Museum Tour themes:
Art as a Start
Grades K – 12
This tour is the perfect introduction to art museums, collecting, and art appreciation.
Take Art Apart
Students will learn the basic building blocks of art—line, shape, color, value, form, and space—in this engaging tour.
Looking to Learn, Learning to Look
Using focused observation, questioning, and group discussion, students will learn how to comprehend as well as critique 2-D and 3-D works of art from various artistic periods.
Ideal for those studying California history, this tour makes the state's past come alive as students learn about California's Native inhabitants, the Mission and Gold Rush eras, and the emergence of California as a diverse and innovative state.
Discover the many ways 21st-century artists creatively use materials and probe diverse personal, social, and political issues.
Art and Architecture
Investigate connections between historic and contemporary art and architecture in the Crocker's historic art gallery and recent expansion.
Art Around the World
From Asia to Zimbabwe, students interpret the history, culture, and creativity of people around the world through art and come to understand the perspectives and cultures of others.