Crocker Art Museum Hosts Art Activities at Local Libraries

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE January 26, 2010 – Sacramento, Calif. – The Crocker Art Museum will travel to four local libraries from March through June to host an art activity inspired by a classic children’s book. Designed after the Crocker’s popular Wee Wednesday series, Stories and Art is for children 3-5 and the special adult in their lives. “Combining reading with a hands-on art activity is a meaningful and easy way to encourage development for kids during their preschool years,” says Emma Moore, manager of experiential learning at the Crocker Art Museum. “We are very excited to bring this program to libraries in the community.” Thursday, March 18, 4:30 p.m. Colonial Heights Library 4799 Stockton Boulevard Wednesday, April 14, 11 a.m. Courtland Library 170 Primasing Avenue Thursday, May 13, 11 a.m. North Highlands - Antelope Library 4235 Antelope Road Thursday, June 10, 11 a.m. & 3:30 p.m. Elk Grove Library 8900 Elk Grove Boulevard This program is free and open to the public. For more information about the Stories and Art programs, contact Emma Moore at (916) 808-1961 or 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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