Special Events at MarinMOCA

. . . championing artists and the artistic process

Artists Panel with the
Emerging Artists of Northern California

Saturday, September 24 at 3pm
West Wing of the Novato Community Center

Please join us for a lively and informative panel discussion with: Robin Apple, Mark Bauer, Kathryn Cirincione, Rachel Major and Dave Matthews.

Moderated by Executive Director Heidi LaGrasta and Juror Rena Bransten.


Novato Arts Center Open Studios

November 5 & 6th, 11-4pm

The Marin Museum of Contemporary Art is part of the Novato Arts Center, which includes over 50 artist studios in 4 buildings. Artists with studios at the Novato Arts Center work in a variety of media, from oil paint and watercolor to ceramics and metal. Join us the first weekend in March and November for Open Studios, organized by the Artists of the Novato Arts Center. Visitors will have the opportunity to watch artist demonstrations, ask questions, enjoy refreshments and purchase handmade art by local artists.


Doughnuts with the Director

May 7, 11am-noon - Altered Book & Book Arts Exhibition
June, 25, 11am-noon – Summer National Juried Exhibition
August 6, 11am-noon – Juried Artists of MarinMOCA Member Show
November 12, 11am-noon – Fall National Juried Exhibition

Bring a friend and enjoy a tour of the exhibition along with complimentary doughnuts and coffee. Director Heidi LaGrasta will share behind the scenes information on many of the works on display. Find out what inspired these artists and how they brought their works to life in this one hour tour of our current exhibition.

Museum members and 1 guest enter for free. Don't forget to bring your museum membership card! (Not a member yet? Join us today!)