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MAGC’s vision is to preserve and share our beautiful historic site, while enriching our community through exploration and discovery in the arts and the natural environment.

magc news

MAGC will present two classes this spring offered by the American Garden School.

These intensive courses are a remarkable opportunity to learn practical and tested methods for creating successful gardens. Two-time Chelsea Flower Show gold medal winner, educator and renowned horticulturist and designer Kate Frey and local landscape manager and designer, Christa Moné, will share their expertise developed over many years in Northern California and internationally. READ MORE…

magc events

Thu, Apr 27th

Field Trip: The Ruth Bancroft Garden


We will carpool from MAGC and meet at the Garden. Driving directions will be provided and we will help arrange carpools. The tour includes a picnic lunch.

Tue, May 2nd

Talk: "The Founding Gardeners” by Andrea Wulf


Writer Andrea Wulf returns to the Marin Art & Garden Center on Tuesday, May 2 at 6 pm to give an illustrated talk about “The Founding Gardeners,” a fascinating look at the revolutionary generation from the unique and intimate perspective of their lives as gardeners, plantsmen and farmers.

Sat, May 6th

Designing for Habitat offered by the American Garden School


This course will focus on how to set up and structure your habitat garden and what plants to design for. Instruction will focus on organic, ecologically sound practices appropriate to our dry summer climate.

Wed, May 10th

Workshop: Designing With Flowers From Your Garden


This workshop is a garden-to-table lesson suitable for all levels. We will learn the importance of identifying flowers, ornamentals, and edibles from the garden perfect for arranging.

Sat, May 13th

Marin Open Studios at MAGC


Marin Open Studios is an organization dedicated to helping the visual arts flourish in Marin County. One of the first open studio programs in the San Francisco Bay Area, Marin Open Studios has a long legacy of connecting artists to the communities where they live and work.

Fri, May 19th

“The Way Home” - Tapestries by Sue Weil


Join us in the Studio to view local fiber artist Sue Weil’s minimalist and bold tapestries. Don’t miss the weaving demonstration and workshop with Sue on her loom Saturday, 5/20.

Sat, May 20th

Weaving Demonstration and Workshop with Sue Weil


Sue Weil will give a short presentation with images and discuss her work, followed by a demonstration on her own portable loom and a hands-on workshop.

Sun, Sep 24th

Talons, a Festival Celebrating Birds of Prey


Presented by the Hungry Owl Project, a unique and exciting festival. See several different species of Owls and Hawks.

MAGC for your next event

Weddings, Life Celebrations, Business Events, Special Events

MAGC has won “Best Place for a Wedding” in the Pacific Sun’s annual Best of Marin awards so many times that we have made their Hall of Fame!

owl cam fix!

OWL CAM for all the owl people. You are welcome.

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plan your visit

GROUNDS HOURS: Open dawn to dusk.

OFFICE HOURS: Monday – Saturday,
9 am – 5 pm (excluding holidays).

LOCATION: 30 Sir Francis Drake Blvd.
Ross, CA 94957

PHONE:  (415) 455-5260    EMAIL MAGC

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