MIRROR MIRROR

MAIN GALLERY MIRROR MIRROR Curated by Todd Hosfelt January 20 – April 1, 2018 Winter is often a time of reflection, so what better subject to contemplate than that of the mirror and its legacy as tool and device. The looking glass is the forerunner of the selfie. We are all Narcissus, to one degree […]

A DYNAMIC HISTORY

HISTORY ROOM A DYNAMIC HISTORY: From Coast Guard Station To Marine Biology Lab Curated by Elia Haworth January 21 – August 12, 2018 The ghostly state of this historic building on Wharf Road belies its lively history. Tracing history from the 1880s to 2004, learn about dramatic maritime rescues and shipwrecks, the fearless U.S. Coast […]

HOUSING, CREATIVITY & COMMUNITY

COASTAL MARIN ARTISTS GALLERY HOUSING, CREATIVITY & COMMUNITY Curated by Elia Haworth January 21 – April 1, 2018 Featuring a vibrant quilt and quilt panels created by over a dozen local artisans as a benefit for the Bolinas Community Land Trust, along with historic photographs from the museum’s archives, this exhibition highlights surprising stories of […]

VERTIGO: People Doing Crazy Things at Great Heights

  PHOTOGRAPHY GALLERY VERTIGO: People Doing Crazy Things at Great Heights Curated by Robert Flynn Johnson January 20 – April 1, 2018 Sixty years ago, Alfred Hitchcock created VERTIGO, one of the greatest movies in the history of cinema. I find the whole idea of putting oneself at risk at great heights by profession or as performance both fascinating […]

HARDLY STRICTLY MINI

HARDLY STRICTLY MINI Through December 31, 2017 Bolinas Museum’s much-loved benefit exhibition featuring small works returns to the main gallery. Now including slightly larger works in addition to those in the historical 6 x 6 inch scale, Hardly Strictly Mini: A Biennial Benefit Exhibition, features the work of over 70 coastal Marin and Bay Area […]

WONDER: THE ART OF BIRD NESTS

WONDER: THE ART OF BIRD NESTS Photography by Sharon Beals Helene Sturdivant Mayne Photography Gallery On view through December 31, 2017 Bird nests, even without knowing which birds constructed them, seem hardly possible. Creations of spider’s web, caterpillar cocoon, plant down, mud, found modern objects, human and animal hair, mosses, lichen, feathers and down, sticks […]

SIRIMA SATAMAN: FROM THE CALIFORNIA COAST

SIRIMA SATAMAN: FROM THE CALIFORNIA COAST Coastal Marin Artists Gallery Through December 31, 2017 Curated by Elia Haworth Sirima Sataman is inspired by imagery and artifacts that reveal cultural ecology and humanity in the context of the landscape. Her love of nature and fascination with coastal California history is presented in the dramatic complexity of […]

A PIVOTAL DECADE: THE 70s IN BOLINAS

A PIVOTAL DECADE: THE 70s IN BOLINAS The Floyd Russel Family History Room Through December 31, 2017 Curated by Elia Haworth Bolinas was a quiet, close-knit little town before events in 1971 triggered a flood of young people, mostly coming from cities and universities, who brought the anti- establishment hippie counter-culture with them. Marijuana and […]