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How to see Marin artworks online and in person

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Novato artist Patti Mazzoleni Titman's artwork is featured in the Marin Open Studios preview window exhibit at 325 Corte Madera Town Center. (Courtesy of Marin Open Studios)

Artist Within — A Cedars Gallery: 603 San Anselmo Ave., San Anselmo; 415-454-2568. Ongoing: Artwork by Cedars artists in a variety of mediums. Through Feb. 26: “Little Gems,” small works on canvas, collage and paper. Call for hours.

The Art of Detail: 30B Princess St., Sausalito; 415-887-9557; theartofdetail.com. Ongoing: Photography and other works by gallery founder and Tiburon resident Robert Bengtson. 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Wednesdays through Sundays; by appointment.

Art Works Downtown: 1337 Fourth St., San Rafael; 415-451-8119; artworksdowntown.org. Through Feb. 21: “How Are You?” in rotating window display.

Community Church of Mill Valley: 8 Olive St., Mill Valley; communitychurchmillvalley.com/events. Through Feb. 18: “Pray Their Names,” an outdoor installation of more than 100 large wooden hearts, created in memory of Black lives lost to police violence and lynching. Sunrise to sunset.

Desta Gallery: 100 Throckmorton Ave., Mill Valley; 415-524-8932; destagallery.com. Through March 20: “Shifting Directions,” works by Jeffery Long, Katheryn Holt, John Wood, Greg Ragland, Silvia Poloto and Mary Oros. Noon to 4 p.m. Wednesdays through Sundays; by appointment.

Gallery Route One: 11101 Highway 1, Point Reyes Station; 415-663-1347; galleryrouteone.org. Feb. 20 through March 28: Charles Anselmo’s “Teatro/Moto: Photographs on Paper and Silk,” new works by Joe Fox and the Introverts Collective’s “Perspectives: Past, Present, Future: Conversations about Racism.” 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Thursdays through Sundays; by appointment.

Gospel Flat Farmstand Gallery: 40 Olema Bolinas Road, Bolinas; https://greenhorns.org. Through Feb. 21: Maine-based grassroots media group Greenhorns presents “Earthlife,” an exhibition featuring artists and researchers whose work addresses the themes, insights and practices of restoration ecology and regenerative agriculture. 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. daily.

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January 28, Arts and Entertainment Source: Vacaville, Vallejo Naval museums keeping the lights on

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The Vacaville Museum is planning a Nut Tree 100th Anniversary anniversary and festivities -- working, of course, around COVID-19. (Courtesy photo)
There’s little denying that museum visitors and volunteers tend to be, um, born around the middle of the last century.

Basically, they’re seniors. While “young seniors” are discount candidates at the movie theaters, others packing a Medicare card are jockeying for position in securing a COVID-19 vaccination.

And that’s good news for the Vallejo Naval and Historical Museum and the Vacaville Museum.

Of course, while the museums remained on lockdown, it’s moot for indoor visits. At least transitioning from shelter-in-place to a “purple tier” allows for outdoor events, and that’s a bit of sunshine after a year of gloom.

“We are still closed until we move into the red designation,” said Jim Kern, executive director of the Vallejo Naval and Historical Museum, but the annual fundraising Garden Tour is in the books for Sunday, May 16.

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