Mission


We are a vibrant non-profit organization dedicated to promoting, exhibiting, educating and the building of community around a shared interest in art and exemplary fine craft throughout our region.

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Featured Artist: Anne Bradley


If you had window-shopped through Old Folsom, California between 1971 and 1994, you might have wandered into a row of little shops at 705 Sutter Street. Among the various boutiques there, you would have found a spattering of artists’ studios. And among them, you would have found the Back Street Gallery where Anne Bradley and her mother painted, created and delighted visitors with their artwork.

Anne’s mother was an oil landscape painter and Anne, influenced by her mother’s work went on, in her twenties, to take art lessons from their neighbor, a famous Russian oil painter.

Follow Anne’s journey through her art career and awards in the full-length article.

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Crocker Holiday Artisan Market


Join us Thanksgiving Weekend 2022 as you shop for meaningful gifts and one-of-a-kind treasures by 100+ regional artists! Now a Northern California holiday tradition, this three-day bazaar at Sacramento’s Scottish Rite Center delights art lovers of all ages. As children enjoy photos with Santa and face-painting by the Moonrise Pixies and Elves, adults can meet and speak with artists, browse booths filled with juried works in glass, textiles, wood, ceramics, paper, photography, art jewelry, paintings and sculptures, all offered in a variety of price points. Proceeds from the event support participating artists, Crocker Art Museum’s exhibitions and educational programs, and Creative Arts League of Sacramento’s arts outreach, low-cost art tours, and other important community programs.