Kingsley meets on the third Wednesday of each month from September through November, and January through April for lectures by prominent artists, art historians, and recognized art experts. Lectures have covered a wide variety of topics such as American painting, Asian art, European genre painting, photography, ceramic art, sculpture, architecture, art history, ballet and theater.
Speakers receive an honorarium. Speakers have included artists like Ruth Rippon, Darrell Forney, Gregory Kondos, Wayne Thiebaud, William Allen, Robert Arneson and Gerald Silva. Major contributions have also come from the curatorial staff at the Crocker Art Museum and the academic community of nearby universities.
PLEASE NOTE: Meetings are held at the Crocker Art Museum Auditorium located at 216 O Street, Sacramento. Membership card must be presented to enter Kingsley lecture.