Upcoming Exhibitions

  • Hardly Strictly Mini CALL FOR ARTISTS
    Main Gallery

    Hardly Strictly Mini CALL FOR ARTISTS

    July 1 - September 1, 2019

      HARDLY STRICTLY MINI  CALL FOR ARTISTS!  SEPTEMBER  1 DEADLINE FOR NEW ARTISTS TO SUBMIT TO THE LOTTERY This fun biennial benefit exhibition featuring 100 artists is just around the bend!  For over 20 years Bolinas Museum hosted its annual invitational Mini Show of 6 x 6 inch works where sales benefited both the artists and the museum. In order to be more equitable and inclusive, what once was an invitation is now a community event with nearly 100 artists selected by lottery! Presented in November every other year, Hardly Strictly Mini artists now have a choice to present three works no larger than 6 inches, or one artwork up to 18 inches!  If you would like to be considered for ... Learn More

  • FOCUS: Joanna Haigood + Wayne Campbell
    ZACCHO DANCE THEATRE, Departure and Arrival, (2007), San Francisco Airport International Terminal. Photo: Stephen Phillips
    Main Gallery

    FOCUS: Joanna Haigood + Wayne Campbell

    September 21 - November 17, 2019

    This exhibition celebrates over twenty years of creative collaboration between internationally acclaimed aerial dancer and choreographer Joanna Haigood and master of set and rigging design Wayne Campbell. Co-founder and Artistic Director of San Francisco’s Zaccho Dance Theatre, Haigood is inspired by architectural, cultural, or natural environments as points of departure to explore movement, and is known for expanding spatial range into aerial dance. Campbell develops innovative solutions for site-specific performance, forming evocative staging, and secure rigging for dancers who may be performing off tall buildings or high in settings such as San Francisco Airport’s international terminal or a structure that conveys the isolation of a jail cell. Whether portraying painful social issues or beauty, Zaccho’s team of inspired dancers and ... Learn More

  • Jack Fulton: Heterogenous Medley of Recent History
    Jack Fulton, "Homage to Ancient Zuni Astronomers," 1979, special process c-print, 14 x 11 inches, courtesy of the artist.
    Photography Gallery

    Jack Fulton: Heterogenous Medley of Recent History

    September 21 - November 17, 2019

    We are rarely in a place without our thoughts, continually commenting, riffing, reflecting, sizing up. These meditations are central to Marin-based photographer Jack Fulton’s work, and upend our expectations around how photographs should behave. An early experimenter with historical and alternative processes (and inventor of some of his own), Fulton paved the way for a generation of students looking to bend and shape the medium to their own ends. Mixing with important fixtures of the 1960s Bay Area counter-culture, Fulton embraced collaboration and improvisation, developing distinct personal poetics that continue to generate to this day.

  • Ashley Eva Brock: Body Work
    ASHLEY EVA BROCK, Mobius Dress, 2012, silk faille and natural dye, courtesy of the artist.
    Coastal Marin Artist Gallery

    Ashley Eva Brock: Body Work

    September 21 - November 17, 2019

    Ashley Eva Brock is an award-winning fashion and costume designer, artist, and educator, whose sensual lines and startling combinations blend art and fashion. This exhibition includes sculptural garments from her Stone Ocean & Sky collection, a coat of locally sourced wool and plant dyes, strangely sensual latex costumes, and more. Brock is an adjunct professor at her alma mater, California College of the Arts. She has worked with the San Francisco Opera, creates costumes for music videos, film, and live performances, and teaches workshops on sewing and natural dyes. A former Bolinas resident, Brock recently moved to Inverness to be near her studio.

  • Skill & Wit: Sheila Bryant & Mort Linder
    SHIELA BRYANT, Birds of a Feather (detail), 2015, appliqué and embroidery, 26 x 19 inches. MORT LINDER, As Time Goes By, 2005, 12-gauge steel and copper, galvanized, 3 x 6-5/8 x 6-1/8 inches, courtesy of the artists.
    Coastal Marin Artist Gallery

    Skill & Wit: Sheila Bryant & Mort Linder

    November 23 - December 29, 2019

    Imagination and skilled techniques are shared in the work of these two lively artists. Using cloth applique, embroidery and amusement, Sheila Bryant creates witty portraits of such influential characters as Darwin and Tesla. Bryant graduated from Glasgow School of Art in Scotland, then lived all over the world, always carrying her embroidery projects with her. Mort Linder hand forges12-gauge steel into finely crafted model hats, complete with hatboxes, from eras when hats were essential attire for style, status and practicality. In1969, he and his wife left his San Francisco veterinary clinic to live in Inverness and practice unfettered creativity.

  • Todd Pickering: Wild Point Reyes
    Todd Pickering, Bobcat, 2016, UltraChrome print, courtesy of the artist.
    Photography Gallery

    Todd Pickering: Wild Point Reyes

    November 23 - December 29, 2019

    Todd Pickering has photographed natural beauty in many parts of the world, but has a special intuitive relationship with the wild lands of Point Reyes Peninsula. In this selection of black and white images he captures the dignity of wild life, and sensual patterns in nature. Pickering graduated from San Francisco Art Institute with a focus on sculpture and landscape photography. His fine art and commercial photographs can be seen at his Inverness Park studio and gallery.

  • Hardly Strictly Mini
    Main Gallery

    Hardly Strictly Mini

    November 23 - December 29, 2019

    This favorite holiday exhibition and benefit sale presents artworks by nearly 100 accomplished coastal Marin and Bay Area artists! Paintings, sculpture, photography and more – there is something to delight everyone. This is the museum’s 28th mini event. Now, in its Hardly Strictly Mini iteration, artists are selected by an equitable lottery and may contribute up to three 6 x 6 inch artworks or one artwork no larger than 18 x18 inches. The result is exciting, high caliber, varied, and affordable! This is an opportunity to give yourself and loved ones the timeless gift of art. Purchases benefit both the artists and Bolinas Museum. Join us for the opening holiday party and meet the artists. Become a museum member at ... Learn More