Date: Saturday, June 1, 2019
Time: 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Phone: (415) 506-0137
Showing from April 27, 2019 - June 1, 2019
Live Auction and Closing Party: June 1, 5-8pm
The book becomes art at MarinMOCA’s 10th Annual Altered Book Exhibit and Fundraiser. Marin’s most unique art show features over 180 original book art objects, created by artists who combine compelling messages with creative technique. Fans and art collectors will see an innovative display of Altered Books. Mary Austin, Founder of the San Francisco Center for the Book, and Donna Seager, of Seager Gray Gallery in Mill Valley will jury this year’s exhibition for 1st, 2nd, 3rd, honorable mentions, and a new award honoring event founder and artist, Eleanor Murray. The Eleanor Murray award is a $200 cash prize. book art aficionados, who return year after year to see the show.
We invite the public to view and bid on their favorite works during the silent auction from April 27 – June 1. The Closing Party and Live Auction will be held on June 1, 5-8 pm, when all the book art objects will be auctioned to the highest bidder.
All winning bids will be matched dollar for dollar through the generous $15,000 challenge match from the Donald O. and Ronald R. Collins Fund. Collect an Altered Book and support MarinMOCA.
Additional Location or Other Information
Marin MOCA, 500 Palm Dr, Novato, CA 94949