With the opening of the 38th Mill Valley Film Festival on Oct. 8, the hordes of movie lovers coming to town will have plenty of fantastic art to enjoy as they wander around town before, after and in between films. The Mill Valley Arts Commission’s First Tuesday Artwalk on October 6, 6–8pm at venues all over town boasts a diverse, bountiful slate of artists.

The biggest name among them is local favorite Tom Killion, who is showing off his “Tamalpais Walking” series of giclee prints of original woodcuts at the Community Center as part of this weekend’s (Oct. 3-4) Celebrate Tam! event, where Killion will appear on Saturday night.

The Artwalk also features Kellyann Gilson Lyman, a mixed media artist who is showcasing her “2015 The Wonder of Love” abstract expressionism series throughout October at the Mill Valley Chamber of Commerce & Visitor Center (85 Throckmorton Avenue, Tuesday–Saturday, 10am–4pm).

And Zener Schon Contemporary Art is celebrating its first anniversary in Mill Valley with an exhibit that includes 2wenty, Carly Ivan Garcia, Peter Gronquist, Ted Lawson, Benito Rangel de Maria, Dan Monteavaro and many more.

The First Tuesday Artwalk, Mill Valley’s monthly celebration of local art, features a host of additional venues, including the O’Hanlon Center for the Arts, Seager Gray Gallery, the Mill Valley Public Library, the Depot Bookstore & Café, City Hall, Famous4, Alain Pinel Realtors, Ruby Livingdesign and the Throckmorton Theatre. Receptions at each venue are Tuesday from 6–8pm. 

First Tuesday Artwalk Guide with venues and a map.

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