Main Gallery

Past Exhibitions 2007-1990

January 1 - January 1, 2007


2007

Paulson Press: Etchings by Gee’s Bend Quilters
Jan. 13-Feb. 25, 2007

Richard Shaw: Ceramic Sculpture
March 3-April 29 2007

Pastoral California: The Art of Thaddeus & Ludmilla Welch
May 12-June 24, 20007

Art of the Psychedelic Dance Halls: San Francisco 1965-67
June 30-August 12, 2007

Divine Visions & Worldly Lovers: Classical Indian Miniatures
Sept. 22-Nov. 11, 2007

19th Annual Mini Show
Nov.17-Dec. 20 2007

2006

New Acquisitions and A Few Old Favorites From the Permanent Collection
Jan. 7-Feb. 26, 2006

Seductions of the Eye: Works of Art in the Collection of Sean Thackrey
March 4-April 23, 2006

Bay Area Figurative: 1950s-1960s
April 29-June 18, 2006

Annual Auction

The Outsiders: Continuing the Plein Air Tradition
Sept. 30-Nov.12, 2006

The Mini Show
Nov. 18-Dec.31, 2006

2005

Abstraction:The Poetic Visual Image
Jan. 8-Feb.27, 2005

Tales From the Land of Yes: Printmaking at Trillium Press\
March 5-April 24, 2005

The Piazzoni Legacy: Three Generations Paint the Splendors of California
April 30-June 26, 2005

Three Points of View: Coastal Artists Working With Form
July 2-Aug. 21, 2005

Annual Auction

]Focus: Charles Eckart   Creativity and the Inquisitive Eye
Sept. 24-November 24, 2005

17th Annual Mini Show
Nov. 19-Jan.2

2004

Works on Paper From the Permanent Collection
Jan. 13-March 21, 2004

Focus: Val Agnoli    Architect and Artist
March 27-May 9 2004

Endurance: A Ray Strong Retrospective
May 15-June 27, 2004

John McCormick  Above and Below
July 3-Aug 22, 2004

William Saroyan: Everything Ripe in Summer
Sept. 25-Nov. 14, 2004

Mini Show
Nov. 20-Jan. 2, 2005

2003

A 20th Anniversary Exhibition
Contemporary Works from the Permanent Collection
Jan.11-March 2, 2003

Esther C. Meyer (1897-2000) California Regionaiist
March 8-April 27, 2003

Dennis Hare: Spiritual Odyssey
May 3-June 22, 2003

Michael Gregory  20 Years: A Survey 1983-2003)
June 28-Aug 17, 2003

Auction

Inez Storer  Layers and Secrets
Sept 20- Nov 16, 2003

15th Annual Mini Show
Nov 22-Jan 4 2004

2002

Art Carpenter & Arthur Okamura
Jan. 12- March 3 2002

Willard Dixon  Northern California Landscapes
March 9-May 4 2002

Nellie Waterhouse: A Victorian Paint; Her Art and Her Circle\
May 4-June 23, 2002

Baulines Craft Guild 30th Anniversary Exhibition=
June 29-August 25, 2002

Charles Hobson   Why I Love Books
Sept. 21-Nov. 17 2002

14th Annual Mini
Nov. 23-Jan. 5 2003

2001

Russell Chatham Paintings of Marin County in 1999 & 2000
Jan 13-March 4, 2001

Focus: Mary Mountcastle Eubank  Signs of Work: 2001
March 10-April 29, 2001

Tidal Wetlands: Interface Between Land and Sky
May 5 through July 1, 2001

Paul Stempen  Cuts to the Bone
July 7- August 26, 2001

9th Annual Art Auction

In Search of Form  chairs by artists, architects & designers
Sept 15- Nov 18, 2001

13th Annual Mini Show
“Nov. 24-Jan 6 2002

2000

Focus: J.B. Blunk  California Spirit
Jan 8-March 5 2000

Native Plants of West Marin  9 Botanical Artists
March 11-April 20 2000

Toys…
May 6-July 2, 2000

Annual Northern California Juried Exhibition: On Canvas
Juried by Paule Anglim
July 8-August 27, 2000

8th Annual Auction

The Early Artists of the Olema Valley

Historic Views of Land and Sea
Sept. 16-Nov 19, 2000

12th Annual Mini Show
Nov 25-Jan 7 2001

1999

Russell Chatham  30 Years of painting in Marin
Jan 16-March 14 1999

Dreamscapes: Places of the Heart \ Annual Living Artists Project Group Exhibition
March 19-May 2 1999

Paul Harris   Certain Pieces
May 8-July 11, 1999

Annual Northern California Juried Exhibition

Fiber Art
Juror: Carol Beadle
July 17-Sept 12, 1999

Duxbury: The Beauty and Complexity of a Northern California Reef
Oct 2-Nov 21, 1999

10th Annual Mini Show
Nov 27-Jan 9 2000

1998

The Briones Papers: Unlocking Clues to Bolinas’ First Family
Jan 6-March 15, 1998

California Coastal: Three Coastal Collections from Anna Gardner, Sandy and Charles Hobson & John Jones.
March 27-May 3

Focus; Ann Hogle  The Bolinas Collection
May 9-June 28, 1998

Women on Men / Men on Women: Annual Living Artists Project Group Exhibition
July 3-July 26, 1998

Works on Paper: Annual Northern California Juried Exhibition
Juror John Berggruen
Aug 1-Sept 20 1998

Concepts of the Land\
Sept 26-Nov 22 1998

9th Annual Mini Show
Nov 28-Jan 10, 1998

1997

Focus: Byron Randall
Passionate Painter, Print maker, Social Activist
Jan 17-March 9, 1997

BOLINAS MUSEUM BUYS ITS COMPLEX OF BUILDINGS

Collecting the Wisdom and Passion of Coastal Marin
Sampling the Richness of  Human Experience in Our Communities
March 14-May 4, 1997

Prayers to the Earth: Shrines
Annual Living Artists Project Group Exhibitions
July  4-Aug 3 1997

A Matter of Form
8th Annual Northern California Juried Exhibitions
Jurors: Bruce Beasley, Rena Branston, Tim Bugard
May 9-June 29 1997

Paintings From the Past: Coastal Marin
Aug 8-Sept 28, 1997

As Seen At the Beach: Figurative Paintings & Sculpture
Oct 3 Nov 23, 1997

Min Show
Nov 20-Jan 1998

1996

Bolinas Lagoon: Paints from the Past 1870-1930
Jan 19-March 3 1996

Surf’s Up: Surf Art by Artists Who Surf
May 10-July 14 , 1996

Focus: Lea Schwartz
Retrospective 1936-1996
March 15-May 5 1996

Realism: Northern California Annual Juried Exhibition
Juror: Edith Caldwell
July 19-Sept 15, 1996

Spirits of Gospel Flat
Sept 20-Nov 17, 1996

Auction

Mini Show
Nov.23-Jan 12 1997

1995

1940’s West Marin: Photography by Seth Wood
Jan 13-Feb 26, 1995

East Meets West: A Selected Words from Buddhist Thought & Practice
March 3-April 16, 1995

The Years at White Gate Ranch, Stinson Beach California 1963-1976
Robert Hudson, Cornelia Schulz, Martha Shaw, Richard Shaw
April 21-June 18, 1995

Trees
April 29-May 21, 1995

Fired Clay: Northern California Annual Juried Exhibition
Juror: Ruth Braunstein
June 23-Aug 6, 1995

Focus: Arthur Okamura
Selections from a Lifetime of Art
Aug 11- Sept 24, 1995

The Bolinas Solution: The Political, Social and Natural History of the Sewage Ponds
Oct 6-Nov 19 1995

3rd Annual Art Auction

6th Annual Mini Show
Dec 1-Jan 14, 1996

1994

Dogs
Jan 21-March 6, 1994

Works on Paper: 4th Annual Juried Exhibition
Juror: Cheryl Haines
March 18-April 24, 1994

Mt. Tamalpais: An Artistic Interpretation
April 29-June 19, 1994

Focus: Mary Lindheim
Selections from 5 Decades of Work
June 24-Aug 14, 1994

Enchanted Light
Aug 19-Oct 2, 1994

Mini Show
Oct 28-Jan 8, 1995

1993

Books
Jan 15-Feb 28, 1993

Cats: Artists Look At Cats
March 5-April 25, 1993

60 Plus: Older Artists of West Marin
April 30-June 20, 1993

Photography

3rd Annual Juried Exhibition
June 27- Aug  1993

We Are Still Here

A Coast Miwok Exhibition
Aug 20-Oct 3, 1993

Min Show

1992

Stories of the Land: A Return to

Myth, Legend and History
Jan 17-March 8. 1992

10 Years of Collecting

Bolinas Museum 1982-1992
June 26-Aug 23, 1992

3rd Annual Mini Show
Nov 27 Jan 10, 1993

1990 – 1991

Small Works Juried Exhibition

Jurors: Ann Meissner, Deborah Oropollo, Phil Linhares

Personal Shrines

Living Artist Project: Inverness/ Marshall

Miniature Invitational: 100 Artists

Focus: Charles Strong: The Bolinas Years 1965-66

Artists Look at War

In the Garden

Art Debut: West Marin Jr/Sr High School

Crafts

Juried Exhibition

Jurors: Garry Knox Bennett, Dyana Chadwick, J. Weldon Smith

Living Artists Project: Point Reyes & Olema

Make A World of Difference

What You Can Do About the Environment

Still On the Drawing Board: Frank Lloyd Wright’s Plan for Bolinas

His 1957  designs for a Christian Science Church in Bolinas

Oct. 1989 moved from 3 Wharf Rd to the new gallery at 48 Wharf Rd.