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Crocker Art Museum to Open the New Anne and Malcolm McHenry Works on Paper Study Center in 2010

SACRAMENTO, CA.- As part of the Crocker Art Museum ’s 125,000-square-foot expansion project — to be completed in October 2010 — the Museum will unveil the new Anne and Malcolm McHenry Works on Paper Study Center and exhibition space. The new Center is designed to significantly enhance public access to the Museum’s exceptional collection of more than 1,400 master drawings and will open with the inaugural exhibition, A Pioneering Collection: Master Drawings from the Crocker Art Museum. On view from October 10, 2010 through February 6, 2011, the exhibition of more than 50 rarely seen works by artists such as Albrecht Dürer, Fra Bartolommeo, Anthonie van Dyck, François Boucher and Jean-Auguste-Dominique Ingres showcases the variety and quality the finest early collection of European drawings in the United States. “The Crocker’s master drawings collection has long been known as a collection of t