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MSA is a nonprofit organization. We welcome new members. Please come meet us at one of our show receptions, and/or call for membership information. We look forward to meeting you.

View the June 19, 2014 New Members Reception here.

The new members show will run until the end of July in the Craft and Sculpture gallery.

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Snow on Mt. Tamalpais


Every Wednesday, from 5 to 9 pm.

Fee, per session:  Non-members $20;       MSA members $15

No instructor, just four hours to draw or paint from a live model and hone your skills!

All mediums welcome. Bring your art supplies (oil painters Gamsol only), including easel, and containers to transport your dirty rags, water, brushes, etc. home. No clean-up at Gallery.

Please be on time, or a little early to minimize interruption and for the best view. CASH ONLY.

Moderator:  Doug Andelin     Information:309-1945

Art group

Art and Painting Group

Every Friday, except holidays, from noon to 3 pm.

Fee, per session: MSA members $5; Non-members $10
Drop-in only, cash or check (payable to MSA), no credit cards. Bring your lunch if you like.

No instructor, just three hours to get out of your solitary studio and work with other artists for inspiration, camaraderie and an overall good time in a non-structured environment.

Most mediums welcome. For example, pastel, acrylic, oil, charcoal, water mediums, wire and other 3-D work that does not require torches, soldering etc. Bring your art supplies (oil painters Gamsol only), including easel, and containers to transport your unused materials, dirty rags, water, brushes, etc. home. No clean-up or disposal at Gallery. No hazardous materials (clay, encaustic, etc.).

Moderator: Deb Self     Information:

2014 Classes/Workshops at MSA

Please complete the registration form and pay by credit, debit card or your PayPal account, below. You may pay by check payable to: Marin Society of Artists and mail, along with a copy of the Registration Form, to P.O. Box 203, Ross, CA 94957

Registration Form

Take advantage of MSA Member discounts and join MSA today!

Direct questions regarding classes to:

Click here for directions to our gallery.

Jan Kunz

Building a Portrait, a Jan Kunz Workshop

Instructor: Jan Kunz, watercolorist and author

A nontraditional, but effective, approach to portraiture, a sequence of lessons that will help artists capture the personality and uniqueness of their subjects. Study materials will be provided, such as handouts on facial structure. Jan will demonstrate in watercolor, but other painting media are acceptable.

Jan Kunz has taught painting workshops nationwide and her instruction books have been published internationally.

Thursdays, July 10, 17, 24 and 31. .
10am to 1pm
Students are encouraged to take the full series

Fee for series:       Non-members   $175.      MSA members $150
Individual classes: Non-members  $60.         MSA members $50

This is a great way to support MSA as Ms. Kunz is generously donating all proceeds to our organization.

If taking an individual class, please be sure to indicate the specific date on your registration form. Registration form near top of page.

Building a Portrait - Jan Kunz


Art In The Garden Sale

We are proud to announce that
was a great success. We'd like to thank the following, members and non-members, for volunteering their time and talents to make this happen:
Carol Allen     Carol Angel     Maggie Baker     Jim Brainerd
Yvonne Brown      Judith Duggan     Marcia Higgins      Sue Lyttle
Charles Mize      Natalie Ann Morris
and especially the lady that made it all happen
Virginia Simmons

And thanks to all of the members and MAGC for the loan of easels.


A joint show offered by O'Hanlon Center for the Arts and the Marin Society of Artists

Marin's iconic peak attracts countless hikers, bikers and nature lovers. Join us to see the impact of its ephemeral beauty on artists.

O'Hanlon Center Gallery, 616 Throckmorton Ave., Mill Valley
Exhibition Dates: September 30 - October 23, 2014.
Public Reception, Tuesday, October 7, 6p to 8p.
Final Front ADS


Marin Society of Artists Annual Fund Raising Event

Preview Dates: October 23-November 7, 2014 during regular gallery hours. Free admission
Silent bids may be made during the preview or "buy it now pricing" lets you take home that piece you love today!
There is no guarantee that silent bids made during the preview will stand. Pieces for the live auction will be selected from the artwork that has already been bid on in the silent auction. To make sure you get the piece you want, be at the closing party or "buy it now".

NOVEMBER 8, 2014

Doors Open at 4:30PM. $20, per person, admission, which includes:
Appetizers, Wine, Live Jazz and 1 ticket for gift drawing 4:30 to 6:00
Silent bids start closing at 6

Live Auction with TONY PERNICONE, ASA,NAA,CSAA Auctioneer
Commences at 7PM

Artwork from some of the Bay Area's best.

To locate our building click here for Grounds Map

Your donation of art work to the auction would be greatly appreciated. Click here to view or download the Call For Entries and the Donor Form.

Check back for more 2014 classes and special events.

View the 2014 Calendar of Exhibitions on the "Shows" page.
You can also click here .

located on the grounds of Marin Art & Garden Center
30 Sir Francis Drake Blvd., Ross CA 94957

Click here for directions.

Gallery Director: Jo Smith


Wednesday and Thursday 11 am to 4 pm
Friday noon to 6 pm
Saturday and Sunday noon to 4 pm
Mondays and Tuesdays by appointment only
Closed holidays.

Mailing address: MSA P.O. Box 203, Ross, CA 94957
Phone 415-454-9561


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