Public Art Walkabout Returns

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Free walking tour meets in front of the Crocker at noon January 28, 2010 – Sacramento, Calif. – People working in the Downtown Sacramento area are invited to take a detour from their usual lunch break. From March through June, the Crocker Art Museum will host lunchtime tours of the public art on view in Downtown Sacramento. The one-hour walking tour departs from the front steps of the Museum at 12 p.m. “Public Art Walkabout tours are a great way to exercise your mind and body while learning more about Sacramento,” said Christian Adame, manager of lifelong learning at the Crocker Art Museum. The program was piloted in September 2009 before going on hiatus during winter. Thursday, March 25 Permanent Collection Artists Thursday, April 8 Conservation of Public Art Thursday, May 13 Public Art & Architecture Thursday, June 10 The Crocker Family Legacy Public Art Walkabout tours are presented in collaboration with the Sacramento Metropolitan Art Commission. Reservations are required. To register, call (916) 808-5499 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. . The Crocker Art Museum was established in 1885 and continues as the leading art institution for the California Capital Region and Central Valley. The Museum offers a diverse spectrum of special exhibitions, events and programs to augment its collections of California, European and Asian artworks. The Crocker is located at 216 O Street in Downtown Sacramento. Museum hours are 10 a.m.-5 p.m., Tuesday-Sunday; 1st & 3rd Thursdays until 9 p.m. Free admission on Sundays from 10 a.m.-1 p.m. is made possible through the support of Bank of America. For more information on exhibits and events call (916) 808-7000 or visit crockerartmuseum.org. # # # Media Contact: Kathleen C. Richards Media: (916) 808-5157 Public: (916) 808-7000 216 O Street Sacramento, CA 95814 www.crockerartmuseum.org


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