Poet and/the Bench is delighted to announce multimedia artist Amanda Rowan’s return to her hometown of Mill Valley as Artist in Residence

West Coast Premiere: Amanda Rowan Place Setting

Poet and/the Bench is delighted to announce multimedia artist Amanda Rowan’s return to her hometown of Mill Valley as Artist in Residence during the West Coast premiere of her art film Place Setting at the 46th Mill Valley Film Festival in conjunction with a photographic exhibition at Poet and/the Bench.
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Bunny Mug by Michelle Im of RatxChicks Ceramics

New Artist! RatxChicks Ceramics by Michelle Im Now in Shop

We are excited to launch rising ceramic star Michelle Im of RatxChicks Ceramics at Poet and/the Bench with the exhibit, RAD (Refuge in Delight). Open late August 1 for First Tuesday Artwalk. Or visit us another time, sooner than later!

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Summer Solstice Soiree with The Hivery and Poet and the Bench in Mill Valley

Summer Soulstice Soiree with The Hivery

We’ll gather, sip, do a creative project, create with flowers, get linked with permanent bracelets and celebrate summer vibes.

Wednesday, June 21, 2023

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Meet Artist Jamie Kelty in Person

Meet Artist Jamie Kelty in Person

Jamie Kelty
Peripheral Visions
June  6, 2023 Opening Reception
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Meet Betul Malik Fine Jewelry In Person

Meet Betul Malik Fine Jewelry In Person

May 4 & 5

Skip the construction traffic and enjoy 2 after hours shopping nights at Poet and the Bench and meet fine jewelry designer Betul Malik! We're serving sample cocktails from Paseo Bistro on Thursday and from Playa on Friday. Locals supporting locals!

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Mill Valley Music Festival 2023

Mill Valley Music Festival 2023

Join us for a super fun and diverse 2-day line up at the 2nd Mill Valley Music Festival! Poet and/the Bench will once again have a booth in the Manzanita Marketplace and we'll be launching new fun and pretty things, including permanent jewelry!
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Downtown Mill Valley Small Business Holiday Bash. December 1, 2022

Join us! Small Business Bash

December 1
Celebrate our 7th Anniversary + Small Business Bash throughout Downtown Mill Valley with participating Shops, Galleries and Restaurants
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Laura Roebuck Abstract Paintings Mill Valley at Poet and the Bench

Fertile Soil Series Finale by Laura Roebuck

The finale of the Fertile Soil series by Laura Roebuck. These paintings will be for sale ongoing until they sell out. 

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Julems Ceramics unique handmade stoneware pottery by designer maker Judith Lemmens. Thrown on a potters wheel and hand decorated piece by piece in Mill Valley, CA and Eindhoven, the Netherlands.

Julems In Person!

In town from Eindhoven, The Netherlands
Saturday July 30
11 Throckmorton Ave, Mill Valley

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We are excited to welcome Brooklyn-born Miami-based artist Mark Cherry, considered one of the few authentic naive painters of Miami, to Poet and/the Bench.

Purple, Purple

Mixed Media and Acrylic on Canvas
March 30, 2022 Ongoing
Opening Reception Tuesday April 5
Mill Valley First Tuesday Art Walk 5:30-7:30pm

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Flow State at Poet and/the Bench featuring Austyn Taylor Black Ceramic Horse Sculpture,  Laura Roebuck Abstract Painting Unintentional Moonlight, Jeffrey Palladini Figurative Painting Sequence #4 and Adrienne Rogers Hand Knit Textiles

Flow State

Painting, Ceramics & Textiles
February 27, 2022 Ongoing
Opening Reception Tuesday March 1
Mill Valley First Tuesday Artwalk 5:30-7:30pm

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Ecotopia featuring Nico Van Dongen Photography Concerning Trees in Golden Gate Park, Austyn Taylor Ceramic Animal Sculptures, Ian Hazard Bill Ceramics, Jennifer Morgan Glass Vessels and Karen McAlister Shimoda Abstract Paintings


Painting, Photography, Glass & Ceramics
January 4 - February 26, 2022
Opening Reception Tuesday January 4
Mill Valley First Tuesday Artwalk 5:30-7:30pm

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