Marin Open Studios Preview Gala
April 27, 5–8 p.m.
Town Center, Corte Madera
WHY YOU SHOULD GO Celebrate the 26th Marin Open Studios by joining art lovers, collectors and artists at the free preview gala in the Exhibition Gallery on April 27 from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. Discover new artists, or take art home from the silent auction. Enjoy small bites and beverages while previewing the artwork of over 270 participating Marin Open Studios artists. You can also pick up a tour guide to plan your Open Studios tour the first two weekends in May.
Find out more: 415.343.5667, marinopenstudios.org
One Amazing Night
April 27, 5:30–11:30 p.m.
Marin Civic Center Exhibit Hall, San Rafael
WHY YOU SHOULD GO Come to the One Amazing Night gala to celebrate and fundraise for 10,000 Degrees, the leading San Francisco Bay Area college success nonprofit. Enjoy delicious fare, fine wines and signature cocktails while participating in a silent auction as well as an exciting live auction. The keynote speaker will share an inspiring story of overcoming the odds to pursue her college and career dreams, and this year’s One Degree of Change honoree will also be speaking.
Find out more: 415.459.4240, oneamazingnight.org
Altered Book Exhibit And Fundraiser
April 27–June 1, 5–8 p.m.
Marin Museum of Contemporary Art, 500 Palm Drive, Novato
WHY YOU SHOULD GO The book becomes art at MarinMOCA’s beloved exhibition, featuring 180 original book art objects created by artists who combine compelling messages. These artworks will be on display during the 10th annual exhibit and silent auction, now running through June 1. Enjoy hors d’oeuvres and libations while you bid on your favorite pieces, and don’t miss the closing party and live auction on June 1.
Cost: Free (bidding and donations encouraged)
Find out more: 415.506.0137, marinmoca.org
Art Show: June 22–23, noon– 6 p.m.
Escalle Winery, 771 Magnolia Avenue, Larkspur
WHY YOU SHOULD GO Buckelew Programs presents MarinScapes
Reimagined 2019, the 31st annual exhibition and sale of Marin County landscape artwork. Enjoy an exclusive preview opening night gala on June 20 (5:30–9:30 p.m.) and an artists’ reception on June 21 (5:30–8 p.m.). The show includes “The Invented Landscape,” curated by the renowned Seager Gray Gallery of Mill Valley. The event raises funds for Buckelew Programs.
Cost: Show $20, reception $25, gala $175
Find out more: 415.491.5705, buckelew.org