Marin School of the Arts (MSA) is an award-winning arts academy within a public high school setting. MSA offers talented and motivated students the opportunity for professional arts instruction and practice while fulfilling their requirements at Novato High School. Founded in 2001 by Mark Peabody, MSA utilizes $270,000 in grant funds awarded by the California Department of Education and each year seniors receive over $2 million in college scholarships.
Aside from the many street-side parking spaces, there are 3 parking lots / garages within one to two blocks of the venue. There is a two story large parking structure behind the Fenix. If you can’t find a space there, seek out the lot at Lootens Place and fifth street (1-1/2 blocks away) and the multi floor lot at A and third streets (2 blocks away).