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|DATE / TIME||EVENTS / INDUSTRY||LOCATION|
|Jun 22, 2017-|
Jun 25, 2017
05:30PM - 06:00PM
|29th Annual MarinScapes Fine Art Exhibit & Benefit|
Annual Celebration of Marin County Landscape Art to Feature the Work of Dozens of Artists and Photographers and Benefit Buckelew Programs Mental Health and Addiction Services
Escalle Winery, 771 Magnolia Avenue, Larkspur
The 29th Annual MarinScapes Fine Art Exhibit & Benefit will open for the public June 23 to 25, 2017 at the beautiful and historic Escalle Winery in Marins charming town of Larkspur, with a special preview Opening Night Gala on Thursday, June 22. MarinScapes will showcase the works of over 30 artists and photographers who capture the stunning beauty and natural scenery of Marin County. This years featured artist and guest speaker is Susan Schneider Williams, Marin County fine artist and wife of the late Robin Williams. The annual event is a fundraiser for Marin, Napa and Sonoma County-based Buckelew Programs, including Family Service Agency and the Helen Vine Recovery Center whose mission is to promote recovery, resilience and hope by providing behavioral health and support services that enhance quality of life.
Art lovers will enjoy complimentary wine and refreshments as they peruse fine art in the rustic ambiance of the historic barn and red brick inn from Escalle Winery, Marins first winery, which dates back to the late 1800s and is surrounded by wooded hills at the edge of a bucolic horse pasture near downtown Larkspur.
Benefiting Buckelew Programs, the special Opening Night Gala on Thursday June 22, gives art patrons the opportunity to peruse the exhibit prior to the art shows public opening. MarinScapes Gala patrons and sponsors will enjoy an evening of fine dining by local favorite Insalatas and inspirational words from Susan Schneider Williams.
On Friday, June 23, the always-popular Meet the Artists Reception will give the public the opportunity to convene with many of the artists as they share the stories behind their breathtaking images. Wine and refreshments are provided.
Schneider Williams presentation on Saturday, June 24 at 11:00 am titled The Courage to See will be an exploration into the importance of negative space both in art and in life. Included in the price of admission. Advance tickets recommended. Schneider Williams will discuss the significance of artistic techniques such as negative space and chiaroscuro as she brings understanding and healing to those affected by brain disease. By painting detailed brushstrokes with my words, Schneider Williams says, I hope to create perspective and understanding for those who have a loved one affected by brain disease. Schneider Williams will share her insights based on personal experience as an artist and a caregiver as well as her research into Lewy body disease.
Single day tickets are $15 for Fridays Meet the Artists Reception (5:30 to 8:00 pm) as well as Saturday and Sundays art show (noon to 6:00 pm). Advance tickets to the Opening Night Gala (5:30 to 9:30 pm) on June 22 are $175 - $300. The historic Escalle Winery is located at 771 Magnolia Ave., Larkspur, 94939.
Featuring the works of over 30 artists and photographers who capture the stunning beauty and natural scenery of Marin County. The annual event is a fundraiser for Marin, Napa and Sonoma County-based Buckelew Programs whose mission is to promote recovery, resilience and hope by providing behavioral health and support services that enhance quality of life.
This years featured artist is Susan Schneider Williams, Marin County fine artist and wife of the late Robin Williams. Susan Schneider Williams will also be the guest speaker on Saturday, June 24.
Opening Night Gala: Thursday, June 22, 5:30 to 9:30 pm.; $175 per person /$300 per couple. The evening includes fine dining by local favorite Insalatas and inspirational words from Susan Schneider Williams. Advance purchase required at Buckelew.org
Meet the Artists Reception: Friday, June 23, 5:30 to 8:00 pm; $15 at the door and Buckelew.org includes complimentary fine wines, cheese, crackers and fruit
MarinScapes Art Show: Saturday, June 24 and Sunday, June 25, noon to 6 pm. $15 at the door and Buckelew.org
Special Presentation - The Courage to See with Susan Schneider Williams: Saturday, June 24 at 11:00 am. included in the price of admission. Advance tickets recommended and available at Buckelew.org
WHO: Featuring the works of over 30 artists and photographers who capture the stunning beauty and natural scenery of Marin County.
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