Upcoming Exhibitions

. . . championing artists and the artistic process

8th Annual Altered Book & Book Arts Exhibition

April 15 - May 20
Reception: April 15
Closing Auction: May 20

The 8th Annual Altered Book/Book Arts Exhibition and Fundraiser is MarinMOCA’s biggest fundraising event of the year! Artists from all over the Bay Area donate book art objects to be included in the silent auction that runs for the duration of the exhibit, culminating in the live auction event on May 20th. Don’t miss this fabulous event, bid on one-of-a-kind, original altered books and artist books. Collect beautiful and unique book art objects while supporting the Museum’s exhibitions and programs.


 

Fiber: Summer National Juried Exhibition

May 27 - July 2
Main Gallery
Reception: June 10

A juried exhibition, open to all US residents. This exhibit will feature artists from around the country who explore contemporary and traditional fiber and textile art in all its forms. MarinMOCA’s National Juried Exhibitions provide museum visitors an opportunity to see selected work from contemporary American artists around the country.


 

The Sympathy Of All Things
Johanna Baruch and Zen Du

May 27 - July 2
Ron Collins Gallery
Reception: June 10

In recognition of their artistic achievement, MarinMOCA artists Johanna Baruch and Zen Du were awarded this paired exhibition for winning first place in MarinMOCA’s 2016 member shows.


Structure Alteration IV by Zen Du

Limen by Johanna Baruch
 

Light: Artists of MarinMOCA Member Show

July 8 - August 13
Reception: July 8

Light: Artists of MarinMOCA Member Show. Two exhibitions per year are dedicated to featuring the work of the Artists of MarinMOCA. The Artist Members are part of a vital and creative community of artists who both support and sustain the Marin Museum of Contemporary Art. This exhibit theme is Light, which the artists are free to interpret, visually and/or through the use of materials and media.


 

Emerging Artists of Northern California

September 2 - October 8
Reception: September 2

MarinMOCA believes in offering exposure and exhibition space to talented emerging artists of the Bay Area through an expansive exhibition in both galleries of the museum. This year’s exhibition will be juried and focus in part on installation artists.


 

Fall National Juried Exhibition

October 14 - November 19
Reception: October 14

The Fall National Juried Exhibition gives artists from across the country the opportunity to show their work at a professional, established venue, and gives visitors to MarinMOCA the opportunity to see a wide variety of artworks by contemporary American artists. Open to all residents of the US.


 

Modern California Landscapes

December 2 - January 7
Main Gallery

A juried exhibition open to all California artists working in any 2D medium. William Keith, Albert Bierstadt and Anna Althea Hills - renowned California landscape painters of the 19th century - helped pave the way for our rich heritage of landscape art, showcasing the gorgeous landscape of California. This exhibit will feature contemporary artists who interpret the rich scenery of California in a myriad of ways.


 

Small Art, Big Hearts

December 2 - January 7
Ron Collins Gallery

The Artist Members of MarinMOCA have big hearts! This exhibition will feature small works made by our Artist Members, and a portion of the sales of each work will go to the members’ chosen local non-profit. This exhibit will help raise awareness and benefit our community and local non-profit organizations.