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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

January 22 – March 16, 2019

From Base to Peak

This interactive exhibition captures history of Mt. Tam’s West Peak, and details the plan to enhance plant communities while allowing visitors to take in the breathtaking views.
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February 21, 2019

The MAGC Conservation Series: From Peak to Peak

Join us for a conversation with members of Marin’s Native American community about the history and significance of Mt. Tam.
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Mt. Vernon

March 6, 2019

Welcome Home George Washington

Horticulturalist Dean Norton’s presentation is an informative yet entertaining look at the gardening world of George Washington, the Mt. Vernon Ladies Association, and personal stories.
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March 13, 2019

Foraged Winter Arrangements with Liz Rivera

Join us for a hands on workshop on how to make beautiful arrangements in the winter 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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March 14, 2019

The MAGC Conservation Series: Health of the Mountain

Hear what we’ve learned from a new inventory of Mt. Tam’s seeps and springs, part of an ongoing effort to understand the health of the mountain.
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The Gardener

March 17, 2019

The Gardener: Movie

Join us to experience this lush, beautiful film about Frank Cabot’s legendary garden, Les Quatre Vents, in Quebec. Colin Cabot, Frank and Anne’s son, will be joining us to talk about the experience of growing up in this extraordinary environment.
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March 22, 2019 – April 28, 2019
Opening reception March 22, 5–7 PM

Kitchen Memories, 1945-1965: Selections from The Kathleen Thompson Hill Culinary Collection

This exhibition presents some of Kathleen Thompson Hill’s collection of over 3,000 kitchen utensils, reflecting the cultural and technological history of the country through the years.
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March 27, 2019

Pickling and Fermentation Workshop with Steven Schwager

Usually people think of preserving vegetables at the end of the Summer harvest. Whether it’s putting up jars of pickles, canning the best tomatoes, making preserves or freezing the ripest berries, a lot of effort is put into the processing of Summer’s bounty to enjoy through the winter months.
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April 18, 2019

Planting your Spring Garden with Sierra of the Homestead Design Collective

Whether you’re looking to learn how to get the most out of your Spring and Summer edible garden or plan a plant palette to suit your Summer menus, you won’t want to miss this hands-on workshop!
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April 28, 2019

Pixie Spring Fair

Don’t miss the Annual Pixie Park Spring Fair, a Marin County Tradition! Games, a train, community booths, food, music, bounce house, entertainment, and more!
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Listening to Bees

April 30, 2019

Listening to the Bees with Mark Winston

Listening to the Bees: Mark Winston, a naturalist, scientist and author of the Governor General’s Literary Nonfiction Award-winning book, Bee Time: Lessons from the Hive, has joined forces with celebrated poet Renée Sarojini Saklikar.
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May 1, 2019

Bee Audacious Conference

Bee Audacious and the Marin Art & Garden Center co-sponsoring this dialogue conference intended to bring together apiculturists in the San Francisco Bay Area working on issues related to habitat.
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May 4, 2019 – May 5, 2019
May 11, 2019 – May 12, 2019

Marin Open Studios at MAGC

MAGC will host nine artists working in a range of media as part of the 2019 Marin Open Studios program.
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May 8, 2019

Botanical Cocktails with Stacey Kamp

Join us in the Edible Garden for this hands-on workshop where we’ll make delicious cocktails with the season’s garden bounty. You’ll learn how to pair fresh herbs with the flavors of your favorite fruits and garnish each drink with sprigs and edible flowers for a festive touch.
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May 18-24, 2019
Opening Reception May 17, 2019 – 6-8 pm

Twenty-four artists have been given exclusive access from fall to spring to paint the protected farmlands of West Marin highlighting MALT’s conservation work of protecting our watersheds, grasslands, habitats and agricultural heritage for the future.
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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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