How to see Marin artworks online and in person – Marin Independent Journal

Note: Masks requirements were lifted in Marin and California. But as the county’s rules and galleries’ hours may change, it is recommended to call or check online before visiting.

In-person viewing

Adele Gilani Art Gallery: 328 Pine St., suite A, Sausalito; Ongoing: Works by gallery owner Adele Gilani and other artists. 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Thursdays and Fridays.

Alemany Library: Community Gallery, Dominican University of California, 50 Acacia Ave., San Rafael; 415-485-3251; Through May 16: “Redemption: Stitching And Weaving Guatemalan Art And Spirit,” photos by Marin resident Barbara McVeigh. Open during library hours. Check online.

The Art of Detail: 30B Princess St., Sausalito; 415-887-9557; Ongoing: Photography and other works by gallery founder and Tiburon resident Robert Bengtson. Noon to 5 p.m. Thursdays through Sundays; by appointment.

Art Works Downtown: 1337 Fourth St., San Rafael; 415-451-8119; Through May 21: “Contemporary Botanicals”; works by Marie Krajan; “The Inefficiency of Explanation” by Chas Blackford; works by Marin artist Marianne Owens; works by Vera Tchikovani. 1 to 8 p.m. Thursdays through Saturdays.

Bay Model Visitor Center: 2100 Bridgeway, Sausalito; 415-289-3007; May 10 through 21: Works by Marin environmental impressionist oil painter George Sumner along with QR codes that give audio descriptions of the works by his wife, Donnalei. 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tuesdays through Saturdays.

Bear Valley Visitor Center: 1 Bear Valley Road, Point Reyes Station; 415-464-5137. Through May and June: Fiber-crafted nudibranchs by Celeste Woo and print work of birds by Sylvia Gonzalez. 9:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily.

Bolinas Gallery: 52 Wharf Road, Bolinas; 415-868-0782; Through May 31: Connie Kirk’s “Wild Heart” paintings. 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. weekends.

Bolinas Museum: 48 Wharf Road, Bolinas; 415-868-0330; Through June 5: Inverness artist Fariba Bogzaran’s “Focus,” Inverness Ridge wood sculptor and arborist Ido Yoshimoto’s “Place and Time,” Inverness photographer Steven Brock’s “Faces of Myanmar.” 1 to 5 p.m. Fridays; noon to 5 p.m. weekends.

College of Marin Fine Art Gallery: 835 College Ave., Kentfield; Through May 30: “Symphony of Colors,” 50 paintings done between 1956 to 1990 by the late European artist Anatoliy Teleshov. Noon to 5 p.m. weekdays.

Desta Gallery: 100 Throckmorton Ave., Mill Valley; 415-524-8932; Through May 21: “Forces of Nature,” an exhibition of new work by Katheryn Holt. By appointment.

The Gallery: 6700 Sir Francis Drake Blvd., San Geronimo; 415-312 6365; Ongoing: Fairfax artist MOT’s artwork. Private showings by appointment.

Gallery Commonweal: 451 Mesa Road, Bolinas; 415-868-0970; Through June 5: “The Alchemy of Place,” 10 artists present a range of work capturing a sensuous, poetic apprehension of place. 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. weekdays. Appointments recommended.

Gallery Route One: 11101 Highway 1, Point Reyes Station; 415-663-1347; Through May 22: Austin Buckingham’s “A Life Without Design Is Erratic,” Nicole Irene Anderson’s “Unspoken Thing,” Dotti Cichon and Anitta Toivio’s “Seas and Trees.” 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Thursdays through Mondays.

Ground: 1520 Tiburon Blvd., Tiburon; 415-797-6057; Through June 30: “Paso-Doble – Flowers and Wool,” an exhibition of works by renowned Oakland textile designer Melina Finkelstein. 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Mondays through Saturdays; 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sundays. May 5: Opening reception. 5 to 6:30 p.m.

Kim Eagles-Smith Gallery: 23 Sunnyside Ave., Mill Valley; 415-981-1080; Through May 15: “A 20-Year Survey,” works by John Goodman. 10:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesdays through Fridays; 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturdays; by appointment.

Marin County Civic Center’s first and third floor galleries: 3501 Civic Center Drive, San Rafael. Through May 30: “Delusions of Grandeur: Recycledelic Pro Fusion Art,” works by Marin County artist Dickens 44. 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. weekdays.

The Marin Jewelers Guild: 1331 Fourth St., San Rafael; 415-454-2711; Through May 17: Works by Cedars jewelers and artists. Noon to 5 p.m. Tuesdays through Fridays; 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturdays.

Marin Museum of Contemporary Art: 500 Palm Drive, Novato; 415-506-0137; Through June 5: “Ice Show,” new works by Marin artist Bill Russell and “The Potential of Objects,” featuring 11 emerging artists. Through Dec. 22: Elisheva Biernoff’s “The Tools Are in Your Hands,” an immersive, interactive mural installation. 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Wednesdays through Fridays; 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. weekends.

Marin Open Studios: May 7 and 8: Marin artists and arts organizations showcase art in a variety of mediums. Check online for a full list of participants and maps.

Marty Knapp Photo Gallery: 11245 Shoreline Highway, Point Reyes Station, 415-663-8670; Through June 27: “Radiant Spring,” Marty Knapp’s photography exhibit that celebrates the return of the light and rebirth of life. 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Fridays through Sundays; by appointment. May 7: Opening reception. 3 to 5 p.m.

MC Arts and Culture gallery: 100 Donahue Ave., suite 190-B, Marin City; 844-862-2787; Ongoing: A variety of works by creators, artists and entrepreneurs of the African diaspora. Call for hours.

Mill Valley Community Center: 180 Camino Alto, Mill Valley; Ongoing: Mill Valley Arts Commission presents “Halley’s Comet,” a sculpture by Aristides Demetrios, as part of its “Art In Public Places” program.

Robert Allen Fine Art: 301 Caledonia St., Sausalito; 415-331-2800; Through Aug. 26: “Abstract Works on Canvas,” featuring Beatrice Findlay, Carol Lefkowitz, Michael Moon and Geoffrey Williams. 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. weekdays and by appointment.

Sally Robertson: 284 Cherry Road, Bolinas; May 7 and 8: West Marin artist Sally Robertson’s open studio and garden. 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Sarah Shepard Gallery: 2245 Larkspur Landing Circle, Larkspur; 415-295-7791; Through May 10: “South Goes West,” featuring Rinne Allen, Christy Bush, Micah Cash, Amanda Greene, Ansley West Rivers and RaMell Ross, in collaboration with the Bitter Southerner. 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tuesdays through Saturdays and by appointment.

Sausalito Books by the Bay: 100 Bay St., Sausalito; 415-887-9967; Through June 15: Jeffrey Long’s paintings. 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. daily.

Seager Gray Gallery: 108 Throckmorton Ave., Mill Valley; 415-384-8288; Through May 29: “The Art of the Book.” Noon to 5 p.m. Wednesdays through Saturdays; noon to 4 p.m. Sundays; by appointment.

The Throckmorton Theatre: 142 Throckmorton Ave., Mill Valley; 415-383-9600; Through May: Works by Woodacre artist Sherry Petrini and Marin artist Toni Lobenz. Call for hours.

Toby’s Art Gallery: 11250 Highway 1; Point Reyes Station; Through May: “Mostly Watercolor.” 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Mondays through Saturdays; 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sundays.

Town Books: 411 San Anselmo Ave., San Anselmo; 415-526-3791; Through May and June: Works by painter Anandi Matteson. 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Wednesdays through Saturdays. May 6: Opening reception. 5 to 7 p.m.

Town Center Corte Madera: 325 Corte Madera Town Center; Through May 11: Marin Open Studios’ preview gallery featuring 250 works by Marin Open Studios artists. 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Tuesdays through Sundays.

Unnatural History Museum: 1292 Lincoln Ave., San Rafael; Ongoing: An exhibit of Marin artist Cynthia Jensen’s sculptures of more than 70 animals created from recycled materials. Open by appointment.

Via Piccola Trattoria: 1 Blackfield Drive, Tiburon; 415-388-9100; Ongoing: A display of Susie Rosenberg and Paulette Engler’s watercolors. 11:30 a.m. to 9 p.m. Mondays through Saturdays; 4 to 8 p.m. Sundays.

YIA Gallery: 917 C St., San Rafael; Through May 13: “Rising Stars,” 31st annual show featuring Marin County high school artists. 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. weekdays.

Other museums

Hamilton Field History Museum: 555 Hangar Ave., Novato; 415-382-8614; Maps of Hamilton Field, airplane models, photos of planes and crews, and other exhibits. Noon to 4 p.m. Wednesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays; private tours available.

Marin History Museum: Boyd Gate House, 1125 B St., San Rafael. Ongoing: “Great Heights – Aerial Photographs from 1955-1965.” 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Wednesdays through Saturdays.

Marin Museum of Bicycling: 1966 Sir Francis Drake Blvd., Fairfax; 415-450-8000; Ongoing: Displays of bicycles and cycling history from the 19th to 21st century as well as new exhibition about the Tamalpais scenic railway. 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Thursdays through Sundays, subject to county’s COVID guidelines and volunteer staff availability. Check website for more up-to-date information.

Museum of International Propaganda: 1000 Fifth Ave., San Rafael; 415-310-1173; Ongoing: Collection of propaganda posters, paintings, sculptures and items from more than a dozen countries. Noon to 3 p.m. Thursdays through Saturdays.

Novato History Museum: 815 De Long Ave., Novato; 415-897-4320; Maps, photos and oral histories of Novato as well as a special exhibit on the Novato Fire District. Noon to 4 p.m. Wednesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays.

San Anselmo Historical Museum: 110 Tunstead Ave., San Anselmo; Collections that preserve, interpret and present the history of San Anselmo. 10 a.m. until 2 p.m. Saturdays.

Online exhibits

Anna B. Francis: Ongoing: A look at a 40-year retrospective by Point Reyes Station artist Anna B. Francis on YouTube.

The Bay Area Creative Foundation: Ongoing: The Creative Youth Celebration’s online gallery.

Bolinas Museum: 48 Wharf Road, Bolinas; 415-868-0330; Ongoing: “Focus,” Sally Robertson’s 30-year retrospective; Jack Wisby’s “Historical Landscape Paintings of Marin County,” Marie Dern’s “The Art of Handmade Books.”

Darcy J. Sears: Ongoing: Virtual studio tour and online exhibit of works by Marin artist Darcy J. Sears. In-person visits can be arranged.

Gallery Route One: 11101 Highway 1, Point Reyes Station; 415-663-1347; Through May 22: Austin Buckingham’s “A Life Without Design Is Erratic,” Nicole Irene Anderson’s “Unspoken Thing,” Dotti Cichon and Anitta Toivio’s “Seas and Trees.”

George Sumner: Ongoing: More than 60 years of art by environmental impressionist oil painter George Sumner.

Headlands Center for the Arts: 944 Simmonds Road, Sausalito; 415-331-2787; Ongoing: Headlands At Home featuring art projects inspired by the Headlands campus and commissions by A Little Culture’s Lucie Charkin, Wall Space: Trey Amos, sculptural installation of text at the Commons.

ICB Artists: 480 Gate 5 Road, Sausalito; Ongoing: ICB artists offer Zoom appointments, private studio tours and more. Contact artists for their offerings.

James Warren Perry: Ongoing: Contemporary artist James Warren Perry depicts the landscape of Marin County, Asia, Latin America and Africa.

Janey Fritsche: Ongoing: Online exhibit of works, private studio tours, Zoom appointments and more.

Janis Yerington: Ongoing: Online exhibit of works by Bolinas artist Janis Yerington on her website, as well as Instagram @janisyerington. Zoom studio visits available.

June Yokell: Ongoing: Online exhibit of works by San Anselmo artist June Yokell on her website, as well as Instagram @juneyokellakajky49. Appointments available for in-person visits.

Kathleen Lipinski and Steve Emery: 415-453-3648; Ongoing: Contemporary realism paintings and prints of Marin landscapes. Studio visits by appointment.

Lark Calderon-Gomez: Ongoing: An exhibit of Larkspur artist Lark Calderon-Gomez’s works-in-progress. Larkspur studio visits by appointment only. Email to schedule one.

Larry Bryson: Ongoing: San Rafael artist Larry Bryson’s naturalistic paintings.

Marin Society of Artists: 1515 Third St. at E Street, San Rafael; 415-454-9561; Through May 14: “Exposed.”

MC Arts and Culture: 100 Donahue Ave., suite 190-B, Marin City; 844-862-2787; Ongoing: Online gallery of creators, artists, artisans and entrepreneurs of the African diaspora.

Mill Valley Public Library: 375 Throckmorton Ave.; 415-389-4292; Ongoing: “Talkin’ ’bout Mill Valley,” reflection of 50th anniversary of Rita Abrams’ “Mill Valley” song.

O’Hanlon Center for the Arts: 616 Throckmorton Ave., Mill Valley; 415-388-4331; Ongoing: Facebook page, O’Hanlon From Home, highlights members’ artworks. Through May 31: “It’s OK to Laugh.”

The Red Wood: Ongoing: “The Red Wood,” an exhibition curated by Mill Valley’s Julia Westerbeke that looks at our current moment through the lens of the wildfires. Works also on Instagram

Spence Snyder: Ongoing: “Our Nature,” new paintings by Mill Valley artist Spence Snyder, whose work is both a tribute to our environment and a comment on how we attempt to control it.

Susan Searway Art & Design: 1337 Fourth St., studio 18, San Rafael; 415-847-7064; Ongoing: Marin artist Susan Searway-Fertig’s “Persona: Shelter In Place | COVID-19 Series” online collection of new digital art compositions.

Suz Lipman: Ongoing: Online exhibit of fine art and documentary work by Mill Valley photographer Suz Lipman. Solo exhibit “American Stories” is also online at

Sherri Silverman: Ongoing: Online exhibit of art by Lagunitas artist Sherri Silverman as well as on Instagram @sherrisilvermanstudio. Studio by appointment.

Outside Marin

Delta Gallery Community Art Center: 2485 Sand Creek Road, suite 128, Brentwood; 925- 516-5935; Through July 1: Marin artist Ayris Hatton’s work will featured in the “Beauty of California,” a California Watercolor Association members show. 1 to 5 p.m. Thursdays through Sundays.

Hesperian Triangle: 150th Ave. and East 14th St., San Leandro; Through June 1: Fairfax artist Marguerite Elliot’s public art installation of three large-scale Sentinel sculptures.

SF Camerawork: Through May 31: “Time As We Know It,” featuring West Marin artist Marna Clarke.

— Compiled by Colleen Bidwill

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