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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.

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Join us for the 2017 MAGC Summer Concert Series!

Celebrate summer at MAGC with free concerts on the Gazebo Lawn each Thursday evening from June 29 – August 10.  A different local band performs each week, and delicious food from Marin’s finest caterers is available for purchase. Beer, wine and botanical cocktails from the Edible Garden will also be for sale.



Bring a blanket and your family and enjoy the fun.  Parking is limited so carpools, bikes, and walking are encouraged!

Dogs must be on leash and are not permitted on the lawn.

magc events

Wed, Jul 26th

Yoga on the Lawn with Elizabeth Shelhart


$15 per session drop-in rate Elizabeth Shelhart returns to MAGC this summer for a six-week session of all levels yoga class on the lawns of the Marin Art & Garden Center.  Nothing is more relaxing at the end of the warm summer day than spreading a mat on the Gazebo Lawn and practicing yoga with […]

Thu, Jul 27th

Adam Theis MOBtet and Conservation Night!


MOBet is the hottest emerging talent in multi-instrumental and multi-genre performance in the Bay Area.

Thu, Jul 27th

Conservation Night at the MAGC Summer Concert Series With Special Guest: Doug McConnell


Local conservation groups from throughout Marin will be on hand to share their expertise with hands-on exhibits for kids. Learn about the local habitat and what you can do to protect it. Plan a school nature project, track backyard wildlife, and create a toxin-free yard for your pets and children to enjoy.

Thu, Aug 3rd

Kenya Baker Trio


Kenya Baker Trio plays blues, jazz, funk, soul and R&B.

Thu, Aug 10th

Highway Poets


With an eclectic sound they can only be described as Rolling Stones meets Nirvana and the Black keys mixed with Tower Of Power.

Tue, Sep 19th

"Ruth Shellhorn: Midcentury Landscape Architecture in Southern California" Film Screening, Lecture, Reception with Book Signing


Author Kelly Comras will present a fascinating glimpse into the life and career of landscape architect Ruth Shellhorn, who helped define the distinctive mid-century regional aesthetic of Southern California.

Fri, Sep 22nd

Save the Date! MAGC’s Annual Harvest Dinner, September 22nd


Celebrate the first day of fall at our annual Harvest Dinner. Dinner will feature a spectacular menu of locally sourced food, specially crafted by A Fork Full of Earth Catering.

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.

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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!

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Help us welcome the public and share the beauty of MAGC.  We have a variety of volunteer opportunities and will provide all the training you need.

sustainability at magc

The “Think Before You Spray” campaign is a collaborative, community-driven project in Marin County to raise awareness among Marin residents about alternatives to the use of toxic landscape products– around people’s homes and businesses – and to reduce the overall use of pesticides.

Watch “Think Before You Spray!”