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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.

2019 events

Wednesday Evenings May 29th – July 3rd 2019

Yoga on the Lawn with Elizabeth Shelhart

Elizabeth Shelhart returns to MAGC this summer for 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 the natural world as inspiration.

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May 31, 2019 – July 21, 2019

Exotic Aquatic: A Studio Exhibition by Erick Dunn and Erika Woolsey

Marine biologist and ocean activist Erika Woolsey will collaborate with bio-surrealist artist Erick Dunn to bring together worlds both real and imagined. They will present a magical experience in the gallery, combining art, science and sophisticated, cutting edge technology.

Opening Reception
May 31st 6 pm – 8 pm

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June 1, 2019

Glorious Gardens of San Rafael: 2019 Open Day

In partnership with the Garden Conservancy and the Marin Garden Club, the Marin Art & Garden Center is proud to present the 2019 Marin Open Day, Glorious Gardens of San Rafael.

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June 17 – August 16, 2019

BADM Discovery Camp at MAGC

Summer is a time for exploration and adventure! The Bay Area Discovery Museum camp at MAGC provides children with opportunities to explore engaging activities and discover and develop new interests.

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June 20, 2019

MAGC Summer Concert Series – The Big Fit

The Big Fit is high-octane funk, soul and rock with horns, organ and groove wrapped up in thick, juicy vocal harmonies. The best-kept secret in California, the big fit has been entertaining audiences with their unique blend of pop, funk, and rock music since 2005.

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June 27, 2019

MAGC Summer Concert Series – One Grass Two Grass

One Grass Two Grass delivers high energy, hard driving, fun-loving, old-timey, new-timey, good-timey, rockin’ California string band music. One Grass Two Grass forges its own style of folk meets old-time, meets rock, meets bluegrass.

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June 30, 2019

Nightingales in Berlin

A composer, Rothenberg takes the familiar sounds of birds singing, insects chirping, ponds bubbling, and combines them with music, creating a melodious and distinctly unique mélange from what others might hear as background noise — or miss entirely.

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July 11, 2019

MAGC Summer Concert Series – Zydeco Flames

The Zydeco Flames have gained a reputation as the West Coast’s premiere Zydeco band. The Flames consistently pack the house in venues ranging from contemporary clubs to major festivals and traditional dancehalls.

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July 17, 2019

Iphone Photography in the Gardens

Have an iPhone and love to take photographs? This class covers essential iPhone camera capabilities, photography principles, and post-processing techniques—all to help you start taking better photographs right away!

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July 18, 2019

MAGC Summer Concert Series – Adam Theis MOBTET

This ensemble features the hottest emerging talent in multi-instrumental and multi-genre performance in the Bay Area. Not only does the group blend a wide array of musical styles, but they also bring the audience on a musical expedition by creating vastly different sound worlds for each song through the use of various instrumentation and electronic sounds.

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July 24, 2019

Summer Floral Arranging with Liz Rivera

Join us for a hands on workshop on how to make beautiful arrangements in the summer from items in your garden. With expert guidance from Liz Rivera, you’ll create a unique, personal arrangement to take home.

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July 25, 2019

MAGC Summer Concert Series – The Schrammtastics

Erik Schramm has spent his entire life either as a musician, working with musicians or working where musicians hang out. Erik is a Bay Area native that has been touring the U.S. with the band Pop Rocks and Super Diamond.

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July 31, 2019

The State of Water with Obi Kaufmann

Obi Kaufmann, author of the best-selling California Field Atlas, turns his artful yet analytical attention to the Golden State’s single most complex and controversial resource: water.

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August 1, 2019

MAGC Summer Concert Series – Matt Jaffe

Matt Jaffe is a singer/songwriter from San Francisco. Cutting his teeth on open mics around the Bay Area, Matt started pursuing music more seriously when Jerry Harrison of Talking Heads offered to produce his first record.

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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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