Coming to a street near you.

To see great art, often people go to an art museum. But, what if the museum came to you?

Experience art in a whole new way... right in your own neighborhood.

Upcoming Block Parties

March 18, 2020


In response to the coronavirus (COVID-19) situation, Block by Block, like so many of our community-based friends and colleagues, has cancelled its outreach activities through April 30, 2020. While this was a difficult decision, the health and safety of our community is our top priority. Currently, we are thinking of creative ways to be of service to our community, and particularly our youth, during this time of separation. We ask you to heed the directives of national, state, and local health officials. To help us all stay relaxed and connected while we’re apart, our team is working hard to provide fun and engaging content on our social media platforms. Follow us @crockerart for daily doses of art and inspiration, and we will look forward to returning to our work as soon as possible and coming to you Block by Block! Until then, updates regarding our response to coronavirus are available in the Visit section of our website at

Meet The Team

Stacey Shelnut-Hendrick

Director of Education Crocker Art Museum (916) 808-5780

Faith McKinnie

Community Engagement Coordinator Crocker Art Museum (916) 808-1059

Lorena Plasencia

Art Impact Fellow Crocker Art Museum (916) 808-1059


In 2017, The Crocker Art Museum was awarded a $228,000 grant by the Institute of Museums and Library Services (IMLS) to help implement and support Block by Block 2.0, a community initiative taking place in Sacramento's Promise Zone, a federally designated area of need encompassing Sacramento City Council Districts 2, 5, and 8. The grant is reserved for projects that promote the role of museums as essential partners in addressing the needs of their communities by leveraging their resources to identify and implement solutions. Additional support for Block by Block is provided by SMUD, Art Works, and the National Endowment for the Arts. Download our PDF one sheet here.

Block by Block would not be possible without the feedback and support of the Art Impact Collective, an active and highly dynamic partnership comprised of the Sacramento Housing and Redevelopment Agency, Promise Zone community representatives, and community organizations including the Roberts Family Development Center, Sol Collective, Sojourner Truth African American Museum, and 916Ink.