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Mill Valley Fall Arts Festival 2021
Welcome Back to Old Mill Park for the 64th Mill Valley Fall Arts Festival
We missed you last year and are excited to meet again on September 18 and 19!
Marin Treasure and award-winning artist Kathleen Lipinski is the poster artist to help celebrate the continuance of this beloved community event.
Art, music, friends, and fun to be re-discovered under the Redwoods of Old Mill Park. Explore the fine works of 125 local and national artists.
Live music from Americana, R&B, and Latin and more changes hourly on our main stage.
Decentralized and distanced Children’s activities are planned as well as the return of the beloved Blue Fairy who will stroll through the park making music and magic.
Enjoy a beverage and support the festival. The Friends of the Festival will be operating the Beverage concessions for the first time!
Don’t worry about parking! Take the shuttle from many locations around town with new expanded parking and shuttle at Edna Maguire school in addition to Tam High. OR securely park your bike with the MCBC bike corral on Throckmorton downtown in front of the Depot Cafe and get $5 off at the gate. For shuttle locations visit the website.
2021 Poster Artist and exhibitor Kathleen Lipinski
Kathleen Lipinski has worked with images of the California landscape in painting and printmaking for over forty years, referencing her own photographs, sketches, and memories to create oil paintings up to 14 feet wide. Her art combines a love of nature with her dedication to realism, attention to detail, and ability to capture the quality of light.
Kathleen’s shows include the Triton Museum, Morris Graves Museum, and Jenkins-Johnson Gallery in San Francisco and New York. Her work has been featured at Marin/Scapes, on the cover of Marin Magazine and the Mill Valley Fall Arts Festival poster in 1987, 1997 and 2021. Kathleen & her husband, artist Steve Emery, are the 2015 recipients of the Marin Cultural Treasure Award.
Special Invited Group: MC Arts & Culture
Explore several artists represented by the MC Arts and Culture Gallery in Marin City. Curated by Oshalla Marcus.
Attendees need to be fully vaccinated or wear a mask. Precautions may change as circumstances do. Visit the festival website for updates.
2021 MVFAF Music Stage:
Saturday, Sept 18
12:00 – Trio Viva (Rock n Roll String Trio)
1:00 – Purple Glaze (Americana-Folk-Rock)
2:00 – The Loralax (Americana)
3:00 – New Copasetics (Roots Rock / R&B)
4:00 – The David Correa Trio (Latin/World Guitar/Rumba Flamenco\”)
Sunday, Sept 19
12:00 – The Evan Price Trio (Gypsy Violin)
1:00 – Teja Gerken & Doug Williams (Acoustic Guitars)
2:00 – The Imperial Heirs (Rock)
3:00 – The Matt Jaffe Band (Rock)
4:00 – Lorin Rowan & Doug Harman (acoustic guitar and cello)
Decentralized Children’s Activities for this year:
In addition to the Blue Fairy strolling the park with her music and magic, there will be a Treasure Hunt! Kids will be encouraged to find artists at the festival who are on the treasure map printed in the program.
A kids art activity in the Children’s Grove is planned County Health Dept. restrictions allowing. Children 4-12 can create an air-dry clay mask to memorialize their experience of the Covid19 pandemic. A limited number of young artists at time. Sponsored by Once Around Art Supplies.
Old Mill Park, Mill Valley, CA 94941