Marin Art and Garden Center

 is a special gathering place that celebrates learning, growth and the beauty of nature; a place to be inspired, educated and entertained—or to just be.
The grounds are open sunrise to sunset, seven days a week; the parking lot is open from 10 am–4 pm.
Our office is closed at this time.

Author Interview

A Q & A with Saxon Holt

Photographer, author, gardener and Marin local Saxon Holt gives us a look behind the scenes of the new book “Gardening in Summer-Dry Climates.”

January 28, 2021

Gardening in Summer-Dry Climates

In this online event, author Nora Harlow and photographer Saxon Holt will introduce their new book, the definitive handbook on the plants and practices needed to create a thriving summer-dry landscape in climates like ours. 

January 21, 2021

The Science of Happiness 

The Carl Hungerford Lecture series continues with renowned psychologist Professor Daniel Gilbert, who explains what scientists know about our often misguided quest for happiness. This online event is free to attend.

Leading the Season of Giving

Thanks to the generosity of philanthropist Phoebe Cowles, the Marin Art and Garden Center has a new look, inviting visitors to “such an important place, for everyone in Marin!”

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Weddings at Marin Art and Garden Center

From ceremony to reception, we have the perfect place to gather and celebrate.

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Garden School

Imagine a preschool with an 11-acre classroom.

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COVID-19 Update, January 2021: grounds open daily sunrise to sunset, parking lot open 10 am–4 pm daily