Bolinas Museum
Bolinas Museum
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The Museum comprises five galleries as well as the Wintersteen Courtyard. The Main Gallery offers bi-monthly changing exhibitions of contemporary art and history. The Helene Sturdivant Mayne Photography Gallery shows six exhibitions a year of diverse fine art photography. Regional artists are featured in the Coastal Marin Artists Gallery and The Margaret Duncan Greene Gallery exhibits selections from the permanent collection of art from the 1800s to the present. The Floyd Russell Family History Room details the history of the area with photographs, documents and objects from the extensive collections in the Museum’s archive. One wall is reserved for changing displays of regional interest.
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Sheriann
72 contributions
Oct 2018 • Family
Been here several times and it's inspiring every time. Lots of ocean and gardening inspired art and photography, such as green gulch art and plastic jewelry reclaimed from the Pacific ocean. Fascinating every time.
Written 26 December 2018
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meixing17
Kentfield, CA6 contributions
Jul 2017 • Couples
This gem of a museum never disappoints.
They always have very interesting and diverse shows in the main galley. The coastal history gallery is full of interesting photos and information.
Written 4 September 2017
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pfefmeister
San Francisco, CA2,645 contributions
Mar 2017 • Couples
This was an unexpected surprise in quirky Bolinas. Three lovely buildings have been dedicated to showing a variety of artists. One had chairs made by local artists, ceramic lamps, and a photography display. There was also about a dozen paintings in their permanent collection. Nicely done and well worth a quick stop when visiting.
Written 20 March 2017
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micyer
Dripping Springs, TX1,000 contributions
Jun 2016
Buzz , the famous and infamous
Owner of Buzzes surf shop in Bolinas is finally getting some well deserved recognition. Buzz was surfing and creating great boards, skate boards and designs, when most of today's surfers, were only a thought in their parents minds. Come see a great exhibit of his work and his history, starting Saturday, June 18, 2016. The new curator, a Harvard educated lady, has put together a show you won't soon forget. If you are a past or current surfer, you can't miss it.
By the way, Bolinas, is past Stinson beach on hiway 1, it's not well marked, nor does it have a sign. Locals know they have a good thing here, and are not quick to share it.
Written 16 June 2016
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yankeelass57
North yorkshire55 contributions
Nov 2015 • Friends
We went to the Bolinas Museum for a specific exhibition which was wonderful. We didn't expect to find such a fascinating and well designed museum offering a wide range of visual treats, and history in a tranquil setting. Very worth a visit and the opening hours are easy to discover on their website. Congratulations to everyone for such a special place, especially the woman who had time to explain the work and clearly enjoyed sharing her knowledge.
Written 19 November 2015
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candirisk
cheshire237 contributions
Oct 2014 • Couples
I wouldn't have expected a town as small as Bolinas to have a museum and art gallery as good as this, but they do! You have to check when it is open, mostly at weekends if I remember correctly. There is a permanent exhibition with some superb photos of old town Bolinas plus a range of different temporary exhibitions. We saw one about waste and plastic in the oceans and it was chilling, informative and some of the pieces made from the recycled plastic were really interesting. But the highlight was the chap in the museum shop and his knowledge of birds. The hummingbirds clustered around the feeders in the courtyard were astounding and being able to see them close up thanks to his telescope and monitor was wonderful.
Written 5 October 2014
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Qoekc
Orangevale, CA60 contributions
Jun 2012 • Family
I've seen some very interesting exhits here, but it's closed more often than open when I'm in town. Probably due to my time frame that it's.
Written 18 June 2012
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