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welcome to magc

Marin Art & Garden Center is the jewel of Marin. Come explore all the possibilities with us.
Our vision is to enrich our community through exploration and discovery in the arts and the natural environment, providing opportunity for positive impact and change.

spring 2016 events

Wed, June 1st
Homestead Design Collective creates Edible Garden 2016 at MAGC
 

The 2016 edition of the Marin Art & Garden Center’s Edible Garden has been created and planted by Stefani Bittner and Alethea Harampolis, founders of the farm and gardening landscape design firm Homestead Design Collective.

Fri, June 3rd
Moya/RHS First Friday Lecture - Joe Garbarino
 

Local celebrity Joe Garbarino will explain how in 1948 he began his career as a garbage collector and scavenger in North Beach, and went on to operate the groundbreaking Marin Recycling Center at Marin Sanitary Service.

Sat, June 18th
Garden Life: Art, Flowers and Food
 

DON’T MISS THIS ONE! – A spectacular day-long program of educational lectures and inspirational workshops. Presented with Pacific Horticulture.

Speakers and Topics

  • Stefani Bittner, "Designing a Garden Life" – Translate the current homesteading movement to your own garden
  • Janet Sluis, "Powerhouse Plants" – Identify plants that thrive with less water and less work
  • Alethea Haramopolis, "Garden-based Floral Design" – Create a lush seasonal arrangement that reflects your personal garden style
  • Sean Stout & James Pettigrew, “Inventive Repurposing in the Landscape" – Transform found and recycled objects into patios, paths, garden walls and fountains.
  • Sasha Duerr, “Natural Color" – Create plant based dyes straight from the garden
Thu, June 23rd
2016 Summer Concert Series
 

The popular series, now in its 10th year, features a wide variety of fun music and is free to the public. Picnic dinners, beer and wine are available for purchase to benefit MAGC.

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!

ANNOUNCING: 2016 Summer Concert Series!

WHEN: Every Thursday from June 23rd through August 11th from 5-7 pm.

The popular series, now in its 10th year, features a wide variety of fun music and is free to the public.  Picnic dinners, beer and wine are available for purchase to benefit MAGC.

CLICK HERE FOR A FULL SCHEDULE!

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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

volunteer

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.