The Mel and Leta Ramos Family
Virtual education center
The Mel and Leta Ramos Family Virtual Education Center (the Education Center) at the Crocker Art Museum is a comprehensive resource for teachers, parents, homeschoolers, and other educators looking to integrate art into their classroom, home, or community. Through the Education Center, we provide lesson plans, art education coaching, curriculum reviews, professional development, and more
Art and Design
Seth Babson, Crocker Art Museum, Historic Building, 1872Learn more
HUMAN IN NATURE # II, 1990.
Fritz Scholder (Luiseño, 1937–2005)
Oil on canvas, 80 x 68 in. Crocker Art Museum, gift of the Artist, 1997.6.Learn more
BODY CENTERED CUBIC, CIRCA 1960.
Claire Falkenstein (American, 1908–1997)
Gold and iron wire and fused glass, 29 x 29 x 29 in. Crocker Art Museum, gift of The Falkenstein Foundation, 2009.34.2.Learn more
A Moment Across History
“I sell the shadow to support the substance.” — Sojourner Truth. Carte de Visite, circa 1864, in the collections of the Library of CongressLearn more
Finding Story Elements in Art
Part I: Students will learn about warm and cool colors and understand how artwork can portray common experiences.
Part 2: Students will learn how to write a short narrative using setting, characters, objects, and events based on an artwork.Learn more
Impressionism & Science
THE ARROYO SECO, PASADENA, CIRCA 1918.
Franz A. Bischoff (American, born Austria, 1864–1929)
Oil on canvas, 24 x 40 in. Crocker Art Museum, Melza and Ted Barr Collection, 2009.19.Learn more
This site was made possible in large part by an inaugural donation by The Mel and Leta Ramos Family Foundation.
Resource development is also made possible in part by The Mel and Leta Ramos Family Foundation, Hughey Gentry LLP, the Kingsley Art Club, the California Cultural and Historical Endowment’s Museum Grant Program, Teichert Foundation, and the Kelly Foundation.
Learn more about our current funding needs