Marin's Art and Culture Blog Collection


Above: Art and Culture in Marin

Discover and participate in creative and cultural events throughout the Marin community, including arts events and educational opportunities for all ages. Here, we have created a blog selection of those events highlighted throughout the year!

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Marin's Dynamic Arts and Culture Scene

By Joe Kukura


Northern California’s Marin County has a special place in the American art scene. The home of movie stars like Sean Penn and George Lucas and rock ’n’ rollers Sammy Hagar and Huey Lewis,...[Read More]

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The 32rd Annual American Indian Art Show – Marin

By Whitney Butler


Did you know that until European contact in the 1600s, nearly one-third of all Native Americans in the United States lived in California? What’s more, early California American Indians were a broad,...[Read More]

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Marin County’s History of Mountain Biking

By Megan Eileen McDonough


Did you know that Marin County is the birthplace of mountain biking? It was right here in Marin that some of the first ever mountain bikes (aka "klunkers") raced down Repack Road....[Read More]

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Art in Marin

By Whitney Butler


The job of an artist is to lead by inspiration—to see the invisible, to imagine the impossible. As part of its history, culture and community, Marin County nurtures this sentiment on several fronts.


Throughout...[Read More]

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Marin's First People

For Marin’s earliest inhabitants, the Coast Miwok Indians, fall was an important season for acorn harvesting, a time to store food before the onset of winter.

Autumn is also a perfect time to learn about the...[Read More]

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Film in Marin

Fall is film festival time in Marin, with the glitterati and paparazzi jetting in for the world-renowned Mill Valley Film Festival from October 2 through 12. The wildly popular, Italian Film Festival, now it its...[Read More]

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Marin's Free Music & Film

One of the great things about Marin in the summer and fall is the plentitude of free music performances and movie showings. Pack a picnic and a couple of lawn chairs and enjoy the unique ambiance...[Read More]