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Crocker Art Museum
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Crocker Art Museum
U.S. National Register of Historic Places
California Historic Landmark #599

Main Entrance of the Crocker Art Museum, Teel Family Pavilion Sacramento, California

Location: 216 O St., Sacramento, California
Coordinates: 38°34′37″N 121°30′18″WCoordinates: 38°34′37″N 121°30′18″W
Area: 2.5 acres (1.0 ha)
Built: 1871
Architect: Seth Babson and Charles Gwathmey
Architectural style: Victorian Italianate and Classic Contemporary
Governing body: Local
NRHP Reference#: 71000176[1]
CHL #: 599
Added to NRHP: May 6, 1971
The Crocker Art Museum is one of the leading arts institutions in California, and the longest continuously operating art museum in the West. Located in Sacramento, California, the Crocker has been an art innovator since 1885. The Museum boasts one of the state’s premier collections of Californian art dating from the Gold Rush to the present day, a world-renowned collection of master drawings, European paintings, one of the largest and most comprehensive international ceramics collections in the U.S. and collections of Asian, African, and Oceanic art. In addition to its impressive collections, the Crocker offers a wide variety of public programs.[2]

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