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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

March 22, 2019 – April 27, 2019
Gallery open Thursdays-Sundays

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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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 are co-sponsoring this dialogue conference intended to bring together stakeholders 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 17-23, 2019

Ranches & Rolling Hills Art Show and Sale

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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May 21, 2019

From Earth to Art: Natural Art Materials with Ane Carla Rovetta

You can make paint with milk, eggs, and tree sap? Yes you can. Join Ane Carla Rovetta — a painter, renowned storyteller and winner of the Environmental Educator of the Year award — who has been painting for the MALT Ranches & Rolling Hills Art Show for the past twenty-one years.

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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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June 30, 2019

Nightingales of 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 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 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 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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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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