Marin Art Directory
The ICB Artists Association is “a large, vibrant and diverse community of talented artists in Sausalito, California.” Twice a year, the ICB opens their studios, known as the Sausalito Artists Open Studios. “Every year since 1968 we have collectively opened our doors to the public and allowed folks to come look at our artworks in their “native habitat”. The advantage of such events is that you really get to get a peek into the art making process in a way that museums and galleries cannot provide.”
The ICB Artists Association is “a large, vibrant and diverse community of talented artists in Sausalito, California.” Twice a year, the ICB opens their studios, known as the Sausalito Artists Open Studios.
“Every year since 1968 we have collectively opened our doors to the public and allowed folks to come look at our artworks in their “native habitat”. The advantage of such events is that you really get to get a peek into the art making process in a way that museums and galleries cannot provide.”
Every year in Winter, the ICB holds their Annual Winter Open Studios in Sausalito, California.
Every year in May, the ICB Artists also participate in the Marin Open Studios and their studios are open to the public, in Sausalito, California.
“In observance of social distancing, the Marin Open Studios 2020 physical tours have been cancelled. However, Main Open Studios will continue to support local artists’ connection to each other and the public in 2020. The Arts have been impacted dramatically by the Covid-19 Pandemic. Now is the time to continue your support of your local art community and lift your own spirits by looking at or purchasing a new work of art. Virtual video tours are available at MarinOpenStudios.org” – April 2020
Marin Open Studios (“MOS“) is an annual art event, featuring a tour of Marin and its vibrant arts scene in April and May. Here is an event description from MOS: “Over 250 artists open their studios in this annual two-weekend arts festival honoring the talented fine artists who live and work in Marin County. Artists’ throughout Marin County, California open their facilities in cities, towns and hamlets to exhibit their fine works of art. Affording the visitor to personally meet the artist and learn about the influence and meaning of their art works.”
The printed MOS Tour Guide is valued as a year round catalogue to the artists in Marin and distributed in Marin Magazine to 38,000 residents. Their relaunched website also shows the artists in an online gallery.
Marin County, California
The Mill Valley Fall Arts Festival began as The Arts Festival in 1957. Since 1962, it has taken place in the historic Old Mill Park. The Mill Valley Festival “reflects the spirit of Mill Valley and its purpose of supporting established independent artists and emerging student artists.” It includes entertainment by Bay Area performers, and showcases new and emerging artists.
The 62nd Mill Valley Fall Arts Festival will be held at Old Mill Park in Mill Valley on Saturday and Sunday, September 15 and 16, 2018. Apply now through April 23rd.
The mission of O’Hanlon Center for the Arts (OHCA) is to provide programs, studio space, exhibitions, and experiences that honor individual creativity, develop artistic practice, and build community. For current events and info, see:
OHCA – Event Calendar
The Point Reyes Open Studios Group (PROS) was established in 1997 to promote the work of artists living around Tomales Bay, California. PROS has over thirty members including ceramicists, photographers, sculptors in stone and wood, painters, printmakers, fiber artists and artists who work with recycled materials located in Point Reyes Station, Inverness Park, Inverness, Olema and Marshall. Next Open Studios: To be announced
The mission of the Sausalito Art Festival Foundation is to encourage, promote and support the arts for the community. The Sausalito Art Festival, a waterfront event, is held annually on Labor Day Weekend. The 66th Annual Sausalito Art Festival will be held Labor Day Weekend, September, 2018. The deadline to apply is Thursday March 15, 2018.
The Tiburon Art Festival has been on hiatus since 2014: “We’ve gone on a journey of self discovery and hope to be back refreshed and better than ever in 2015.” – Tiburon, California