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The “Sausalito Renaissance” & the Birth of Mid-Century Modern in Sausalito: The Artists, Poets & Impresarios of the Late 1940s

  • The Bay Model 2100 Bridgeway Sausalito, CA, 94965 United States (map)

Opening Reception Saturday 12/1/2018 1pm to 3pm

WWII ended in 1945, the upheaval that transformed the sleepy town of Sausalito to an industrial factory for the war effort was winding down.  It was after the war when men, especially, were out of fulfill some of their dreams and regain lost time. The men and women who had fought to overcome tyranny abroad now sought to created lives with renewed purpose.

Aspiring artists, writers and musicians began returning home and enrolled in schools with the help of the G.I. Bill.  Sausalito was having a Renaissance in the late 1940's. This exhibit focuses on those local poets, artists, impresarios, and makers.

Exhibit is open


9 am - 4 pm

Exhibit runs from

November, 20


January, 27

Earlier Event: October 26
Sterling Hayden, the Man, the Legend
Later Event: December 14
Beatnik Word-Jazz Party