30th Annual MARIN SHOW: ART OF THE AMERICAS Set for This Weekend
The Marin Show: Art of the Americas, has, for thirty years, celebrated the stunning art and culture of indigenous peoples from North, Central and South America. Long considered the nation's most significant and extensive showcase of this uniquely original artwork, the quality of the artwork can only be compared to some of the finest art in the world.
This year's Marin Show: Art of the Americas celebrates its 30th year at the Marin Civic Center in San Rafael, CA in a spectacular showcase focusing on a combination of antique American Indian, Pre-Columbian, Spanish Colonial and contemporary American Indian art, and attracting top dealers, passionate collectors, artists, and the culture-curious from across the world.
THE MARIN SHOW: ART OF THE AMERICAS TAKES PLACE AT MARIN CENTER EXHIBIT HALL (10 Avenue of the Flags, San Rafael) SATURDAY (10am-6pm) AND SUNDAY (11am-5pm) FEBRUARY 21-23rd . Tickets are $15 which includes admission to lectures. Discount coupon ($5) are available at http://marinshow.com/discountcoupon2.html.
An Opening Night Preview today, FEBRUARY 21st at Embassy Suites (101 McInnis Pkwy, San Rafael) 6:30-9:00 pm, will benefit Homeward Bound of Marin County. Homeward Bound provides shelter and residential services for homeless families and individuals. Tickets are $35.00, advance purchase suggested www.marinshow.com.
Offering something for everyone, the show's main floor focuses on antique material, with the adjacent hotel ballroom showcasing contemporary Native and Latin art and artists. Exhibited art includes jewelry, textiles, baskets, pottery, sculpture, beadwork, paintings, books and photography for sale, ranging in price from low 100s to 100s of thousands of dollars, offering quality authentic material for both the first time buyers and seasoned collectors alike.
"It's been very interesting to see how over the years the demographics for this show have shifted," said Kim Martindale of KR Martindale Show Management. "We're noticing a whole new wave of young collectors at the Marin Show who are serious about indigenous arts and have an appreciation for the quality and variety on display at this show."
Educational lectures and premier book signings will be held throughout the weekend.
LECTURES & SYMPOSIA 2014:
Saturday February 22, 9am