welcome to magc

The Marin Art & Garden Center’s beautiful historic site is open from sunrise to sunset; at this time our parking lot is closed. You are welcome to explore our 11-acre grounds on foot, but please be respectful of social distancing for your safety and that of our community. You can follow us on Facebook, Instagram and YouTube for informative updates from our staff, and uplifting images from our gardens. Be well!

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Kitchen Scrap Gardening

If you’re finding yourself doing some accidental homesteading now that you’re Sheltering in Place, you’re not alone!…

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2020 events

Closed until further notice

Rooted in Wonder: Frances McCormack and Miya Hannan

Painter Frances McCormack and interdisciplinary artist Miya Hannan will surprise you with their enigmatic explorations of the earth and human fate in this new exhibition.

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RESCHEDULED – date to be determined

The Book of Eating with Adam Platt

We’re looking forward to rescheduling our conversation with New York magazine’s food critic Adam Platt later this year.

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Pixie Spring Fair

Due to the rapidly changing situation with the coronavirus, the Spring Fair this year has been cancelled for the health and safety of our community.

RESCHEDULED – date to be determined

Growing Weed in the Garden with Johanna Silver

Author and garden expert Johanna Silver presents her new book, the first-ever guide to growing weed outdoors. Join us for tips on how to cultivate your own cannabis, from seed to stash.

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Date to be confirmed

Grow What You Love with Emily Murphy

Local author Emily Murphy joins us to share inspiration from her book Grow What You Love, a book designed to change your cooking and your life.

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Marin Open Studios

This year’s Open Studios has been cancelled due to the shelter in place order.


Date to be confirmed

Spring Birds & Their Songs with Meryl Sundove

Take a stroll with with environmental educator, trainer, mentor and scientist Meryl Sundove, who will help us learn more about what we know about bird song and why birds sing in the spring.

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magc for your next event

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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