First opened as a public museum in 1885, the Crocker's more than 15,000 objects in the permanent collection are rotated through 145,000 square feet of gallery spaces, including the original mansion and art gallery and contemporary 2010 addition.
Included are a collection of California works dating from the Gold Rush to the present day, a collection of master drawings, 19th century European paintings, an international ceramics collection, and collections of Asian, African, and Oceanic art.
The collection also includes American art from the late-19th century to the present, with strengths in american impressionists and modernists by artists such as Childe Hassam, Robert Henri, and Georgia O'Keeffe.
41 works from the 1870s - 1940s
Large locusts serve as a cautionary metaphor
39 prints combine images and words to create bold messages of joy
Works created for the public, the private, and the museum
80 works showcase the artist's California painting and American liturgical design
Works from the 1950's to present day honor strength and resiliency
Story quilts, works on paper, tankas, soft sculpture, and original illustrations by the artist
Exploring the “woman question,” an alternative view in 18th-century France
29 still-lifes, landscapes and daily life include many Hudson River School painters