Welcome to the Art Centre

MISSION

Foster an environment where all people grow & thrive through the arts.

VALUES & BELIEFS

All humans are blessed with creativity that thrives when nurtured.
The arts in all forms enrich the human spirit, foster communication and lead to understanding. 
Shared creativity bridges differences and forges unity. 
Equity Statement of Purpose.

WHAT WE DO

93 years of discovering what connects us through the arts.

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                  BREAKING NEWS! 

       Deadline to Buy the Art Centre

    EXTENDED to December 14, 2021

                Learn More Here

We have identified more than 50% of needed funds!!

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Marin Society of Artists is a non-profit organization dedicated since 1927 to promoting the arts in our community. We partner with  non-profit organizations and others to provide a broad array of arts and enrichment opportunities.

MSA and our partners sponsor ongoing programs at the Art Centre and in the community that promote cultural enrichment and the arts in all forms. Our Main Gallery, Flex Gallery & Ground Floor Galleries house new displays of original art every month, most available for purchase. 


We foster activities that encourage the general public & under served communities to explore and incorporate the arts and enrichment activities in their lives. We support artists of multiple disciplines at all stages of their development.

​Art Centre Hours:

 

Saturdays and Sundays, Noon to 4 p.m. Some in-gallery shows will offer extended days. Closed holidays.

2nd Friday Art Walk [2nd Friday of every month] 5 to 8 pm. Currently Virtual only.

1515 3rd Street (corner of E Street)

San Rafael, CA 94901
415-454-9561

 

Admission free to the public during open hours and for most events. 

 

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This activity is supported in part by the California Arts Council, a state agency. Learn more at   www.arts.ca.gov

The Art Centre is OPEN  Saturdays and Sundays, noon to 4 p.m. With tier status changing, please call before coming  to make sure we are actually open. Safe practices are observed. Masks, gloves and hand sanitizer are available to help keep you and others safe. Please do not enter if you don't feel well or are exhibiting symptoms.

                 Please read full requirements here

 

We continue to offer virtual arts, activities, and exhibits.     

    

      

 

IN THE GALLERY:  Artist's Favorite

January 9 through February 28, 2021

Spaces and Places

A group showing of artwork by members of Marin Society of Artists and Marin County Watercolor Society. Exhibition Dates:  January 22 through March 11, 2021. Virtual Gallery. 

Blue Light at the Gallery

Friday, March 5, 2021, ZOOM at 6 p.m. PST

Winter Show 2020

Marin Society Member Show December 16, 2020 through February 25, 2021.  Virtual Gallery.

 

ARTIST'S VISION 2021 CALL FOR ENTRY

National Juried Exhibition in our virtual gallery.

This call is closed. Click to see invited artists.

LUMINOSITY: SEEING LIGHT    CALL FOR ENTRY

Marin Society of Artists Online Exhibition. 

Entry Deadline:  February 26, 2021

SPRING 2021 POP-UP CALL FOR ENTRY

Marin Society of Artists Members, in-gallery show.

See schedule to sign up for March delivery dates.

EXPOSED 2021 CALL FOR ENTRY

A Juried Photography Exhibition open to artist 18 years and older. Display in our Virtual Gallery.

Entry Deadline: April 14, 2021

Live, online, Portrait and Landscape Workshops with Deirdre Shabano

 

RENT THE GALLERY

For individual or a group showing, the Gallery walls are available October 5, 2021 to October 11, 2021 and December 1, 2021 to December 31, 2021.  For details and to book  Email: msarentals@outlook.com

​​2nd Friday Art Walk has gone virtual

The second Friday of each month, Please join us on the Art Works Downtown virtual art walk, 2nd Friday of every month at 6 p.m.

Friday Painting Group 

Every Friday from 1 to 4 - all are welcome.  See page for details and cost.

Adult and Children's Art Classes

Ongoing classes, plus non- instructor groups.

Space Availability

Space is available for arts & enrichment activities of all kinds, as well as for your meeting, class, social gathering and community group use. Email: msarentals@outlook.com

Pop-up Gallery Space

Main Gallery walls are available for "pop-up" shows for 7 or 12 day periods. A great opportunity for group, solo & student artists. Email: msarentals@outlook.com

Artist Studios

Visit 17 working artist studios. For studio rental email:  msarentals@outlook.com

Parking

Onsite parking with one disabled parking space. 2 hour free parking on the north side of 3rd Street across from the Centre. Metered parking on E Street. Free parking on Sundays.  Click on "Parking" above for downtown parking locations and fees.  ANNOUNCEMENT: The City has extended the FREE WEEKEND PARKING, in the A Street and C Street Garages. Public parking is free in the two 5-story  parking garages in Downtown San Rafael all weekend long! These parking garages are near 4th & A Street and 4th & C Street.

CURRENT AND UPCOMING ACTIVITIES

© Copyright 2020 by Marin Society of Artists

Tel: 415.454.9561

Email: Contact@msartists.org

Address

1515 3rd Street

San Rafael, CA 94901