Saturday, Jan. 29, 2 p.m.
Icons in Conversation: Gottfried Helnwein
Join associate curator Diana L. Daniels for an intimate conversation with Gottfried Helnwein, who will discuss his artistic processes and inspirations as well as the influence of his own personal history on his work. Reservations are required. Purchase tickets at crockerartmuseum.org or the Admission Desk. $10 members, $15 nonmembers.
Thursday, Feb. 17, 6 p.m.
Playlist: Vox Musica Performs
Vox Musica, a 12-voiced women's ensemble, will perform "Dreams of Innocence," a new work by Vox Musica director Daniel Paulson that incorporates select texts from Gottfried Helnwein's memoirs. Purchase tickets at crockerartmuseum.org or the Museum Admission Desk. $6 members, $12 nonmembers. Playlist is part of the program series Thursdays 'til 9. Sponsored by Bank of America.
Thursday, Mar. 3, Noon
Lunch & Learn
Join us for an in-depth 30-minute talk about Gottfried Helnwein's "Untitled (The Disasters of War 10)." Participants are encouraged to enjoy lunch at the Crocker Cafe before or after the talks. Free with Museum admission.
Thursday, Mar. 3, 6 p.m.
Film Frame: "The Silence of Innocence—The Artist Gottfried Helnwein" (2009, 116 minutes)
Filmmaker Claudia Schmid accompanied artist Gottfried Helnwein for two years and observed him in various creative processes at his home in Ireland and his studio in Los Angeles. This documentary provides a sensitive insight into the artist's process and personal environment. There will be a post-film discussion with Jesse Drew, associate professor of technocultural studies at UC Davis, artist Ianna Frisby, and Elaine O'Brien, professor of modern and contemporary art history and criticism at CSU Sacramento. Purchase tickets at crockerartmuseum.org or the Museum Admission Desk. $6 members, $12 nonmembers. Film Frame is part of the program series Thursdays 'til 9. Sponsored by Bank of America
Sunday, Mar. 6, 3 p.m.
Classical Concert: Trio Voce, Piano Trio
Violinist Jasmine Lin, cellist Marina Hoover and pianist Patricia Tao will perform works by Shostakovich and Beethoven, as well as a piece by Mieczyslaw Weinberg, selected by the group to connect with Gottfried Helnwein's exhibit "Inferno of the Innocents." $6 members, $12 nonmembers.
Thursday, Mar. 10, 5-9 p.m.
Art Mix: Gray Matter
Museum goers are invited to explore the themes of inhumanity, violence, and exploitation as seen in "Inferno of the Innocents" by creating a community mural. Learn how to look at contemporary art, and then get lost in the dark and dreamy sounds of Sister Crayon, who will perform in a joint concert with The New Humans. Free with Museum admission. Art Mix is part of the program series Thursdays 'til 9. Sponsored by Bank of America.
Wednesday, Mar. 16, 7 p.m.
20/20: Diana Daniels on Gottfried Helnwein
In this exclusive tour of "Gottfried Helnwein: Inferno of the Innocents," Associate Curator Diana L. Daniels discusses Helnwein's artistic biography as seen in this one-man show. Purchase tickets at crockerartmuseum.org or the Admission Desk. $6 members, $12 nonmembers.
Thursday, Mar. 24, 7 p.m.
Open Art: CORE Dance Collective World Premiere of "Silent Noise"
CORE Dance Collective, a professional contemporary dance company based in the Sacramento region, is comprised of performance artists with diverse dance backgrounds. Don't miss the world premiere of "Silent Noise," an original composition based on the art of Gottfried Helnwein. $15 members, $25 nonmembers. Open Art is part of the program series Thursdays 'til 9. Sponsored by Bank of America.
The Crocker Art Museum, established in 1885, is one of the leading art institutions in Northern California. The Museum offers a diverse spectrum of special exhibitions, events and programs to augment its collections of California, European, Asian, African and Oceanic artworks. The Crocker is located at 216 O Street in Downtown Sacramento. Museum hours are 10 a.m.–7 p.m., Tuesday–Wednesday; 10 a.m.–9 p.m., Thursdays; 10 a.m.–5 p.m., Friday–Sunday. Every Third Sunday of the month is "Pay What You Wish Sunday" sponsored by Bank of America. For more information, call (916) 808-7000 or visit crockerartmuseum.org.