Art of the Americas

This coming weekend February 24-26 is the 28th annual Marin Show: Art of the Americas.

This show with its over 200 exhibitors is for anyone with an interest in indigenous art and historical items from North, Central, and South America. It will include both historical and contemporary items for sale.

In addition to exhibits, there will be several lectures:

  • Saturday Feb 25 9am: Jeb Taylor symposium “The Initial Settlement of North America”
  • Saturday Feb 25 1pm: Betty Goerke lecture “Feathers and Beads: Unique Ceremonial Regalia of the San Francisco Bay Area”
  • Sunday Feb 26 10am: Dr. Ruth Phillips lecture “Eighteenth Century Native American Art from the Great Lakes Region: A Legacy of Diplomacy, Warfare and Curiosity”

The show is being held in San Rafael, California at two neighboring venues, Marin Center and Embassy Suites. You can get directions and more information at the show’s website:

I’ll be working at the Miwok Archeological Preserve of Marin (MAPOM) table at the show on Sunday afternoon. If you’re there, stop by and say hi!

About Erik Gordon Bainbridge

Erik Gordon Bainbridge lives in Northern California and writes about virtual worlds under his avatar name Apollo Manga. He is on the board of directors of the Miwok Archeological Preserve of Marin and on the Board of Trustees of
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