Current & Recent Exhibits

The History of Caledonia Street: Golfers, Gangsters and Garages

April 2016 - 

 

The Sausalito Public Library and the Sausalito Historical Society presented "The History of Caledonia Street: Golfers, Gangsters and Garages" a talk by local resident Mike Moyle.

Photographs and information from that talk are on view in the Research Room of the Sausalito Historical Society located on the top floor of Sausalito City Hall, 420 Litho Street, Sausalito, CA.  PDF Files of Mike's presentation are below


Remembering Shel Silverstein Exhibit

May 2015 - April 2016

The Sausalito Public Library and the Sausalito Historical Society will join for a celebration of the life and works of former Sausalito resident Shel Silverstein. 

Silverstein’s diverse and remarkable body of work earned him renown as a cartoonist and illustrator, an author of popular children’s books, a poet, a screenwriter and an award-winning songwriter. 

On view in the Research Room.


Al Sybrian Exhibit

October 2014 - April 2015

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A Show of Sculptor Al Sybrian’s work is currently on display in the Sausalito Historical Society’s Gallery on the 2nd floor of City Hall through May 1, 2015.  The exhibit is a tribute to the artist Al Sybrian, sculptor of the bronze Sea Lion that graces the waterfront on Bridgeway at the south end of Sausalito.  

A recently published beautiful, limited edition book portrays the life of Al Sybrian and the imprint he made on history of Sausalito.   The book is available to purchase at Society Publications, the Ice House in downtown Sausalito or by contacting Bill Kirsch at 415/888-3919


Free Box” Exhibit 


June2009 - February2010

Photographer Bruce Forrester of Mill Valley chronicled the alternative houseboat community of the Sausalito waterfront during 1975-1980. His black and white photographs portray an iconoclastic lifestyle based on non-materialism, creativity, unfettered individuality and a strong sense of community. 

Photographer Bruce Forrester of Mill Valley chronicled the alternative houseboat community of the Sausalito waterfront during 1975-1980. His black and white photographs portray an iconoclastic lifestyle based on non-materialism, creativity, unfettered individuality and a strong sense of community. 


The Craig Sharp Photographic Collection Exhibit 

March 2008 - May 2009

Craig Sharp (1924-1994) was a professional Bay Area photographer who chose as one of his projects to document the Sausalito waterfront community of the 1970s. At the suggestion of his son Scott Sharp of Carlsbad, CA, the SHS Board agreed in 2007 to cooperate in the printing of 83 images from the original negatives, 36 of which were chosen for display in the exhibit.


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