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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.

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Marin Art & Garden Center Fall Events

Welcome to the fall season of programs at events at the Marin Art & Garden Center.
The highlight of the fall will be the dedication of our newly-renovated historic building, The Studio. Designed by architect Gardner Dailey in 1948 and built for the Marin Society of Artists, The Studio will be the new hub of activity for lectures, performances, workshops, and art exhibitions presented at the Center. . . READ MORE

Homestead Design Collective creates Edible Garden 2016

As of June 1st, 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. . . READ MORE

fall 2016 events

Sun, Oct 23rd

The Alcatraz Florilegium: Botanical Art from Life on the Rock


The exhibition includes more than 100 works of art by 77 artists, depicting a variety of plants growing on Alcatraz.

Fri, Oct 28th

Open House at The Studio


There will be refreshments and music and a chance to see a new exhibition about the history of the Marin Art & Garden Fair.

Sat, Oct 29th

Celebrate the Season with Crafts and Stories


Kids and parents are invited for a magical morning of stories and crafts celebrating the fall season and, of course, Halloween.

Fri, Nov 11th

Botanical Art Workshop with Catherine Watters


This two-day class will introduce students to the fascinating world of botanical art, a blend of art and science that captures the natural world with beauty and clarity.

Thu, Nov 17th

Robert K Byers – A Lifetime of Photography Exhibition


Opening Reception at The Studio from 6pm – 8pm.
Gallery hours: Friday – Sunday, November 18th – 20th, 10am – 5pm

Sun, Nov 20th

OWL: A Year in the Lives of North American Owls


Featuring more than 200 images captured over several years of field work, Bannick’s latest book, “Owl”, is a stunning journey through the lifecycle and varying landscapes that owls inhabit.

Wed, Nov 30th

The Bold Dry Garden: Lessons from The Ruth Bancroft Garden


Johanna Silver, Garden Editor of Sunset Magazine, will talk about her new book and the experience of working with Ruth Bancroft and her legacy of dry garden plants.

Sat, Dec 3rd

Craft Projects with Natural Elements: A Succulent Gift Box


With Caitlin Atkinson, author of Plant Craft: 30 Projects that Add Natural Style to Your Home

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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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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


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.