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
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.