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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Austyn Taylor Unicorn Pegasus Ceramic Sculpture in Bright Yellow

Icons of Unconditional Love & Optimism

Fresh from ceramic sculpture artist Austyn Taylor, comes new work as tall as 48" high with a message to match.
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Paola Parsons Black Lives Matter Still We Rise Auction

Still We Rise Auction 9

Poet and the Bench along with our encaustic artist Linda Benenati and ceramic designer Latch Key are participating in the Still We Rise Auction 9 in Response to Police Brutality.

Saturday June 20-Monday June 29

Follow @_stillwerise for auction listings on Instagram. Rules are posted here.

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Sarah Hanna calligraphy and lettering artist will be live at Poet and the Bench addressing your valentines.

Live Calligraphy for Your Valentine

Saturday February 8

Celebrate love everyday, but especially when we welcome the effervescent and supremely talented third-generation calligraphy artist Sarah Hanna in the shop.

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Louesa Roebuck, monoprint artist, forager. From Chez Panisse to Michael Pollan, restaurant Rintaro and Vivienne Westwood.

California Container with Louesa Roebuck

Tuesday February 4

Join us for a late night Art Walk in Downtown Mill Valley featuring monoprints by artist and forager Louesa Roebuck.

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Terasu collective_Field Materials Zine with Birdview Distillery brandy made from cactus flower

Terasu Field Materials 1.5 + Birdview Distillery Brandy Tasting

Thursday December 19

Join us for a Brandy Tasting and Launch of Terasu Field Materials Vol 1.5. 

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Saturday Join Ineke In Person to Launch Latest Scent: Jaipur Chai

Saturday Join Ineke In Person to Launch Latest Scent: Jaipur Chai

Saturday December 6
The launch of Jaipur Chai, i
nspired by the pink city

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We paired artist Jeffrey Palladini and Chef Antonio Candelario of De La Terra Kitchen for a 5 course meal. Each course has an inspiration prompt that guides the dinner conversation.

Art-Full Conversation

Volume 1: Encountering the Unexpected
Thursday November 14

Click through to read more about this fine artist and chef pairing, and purchase a seat at the table. 

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First Tuesday Nov 5 with New Work from Jean Jack

First Tuesday Nov 5 with New Work from Jean Jack

Join us for Mill Valley First Tuesday Artwalk
Tuesday November 5

Featuring new work from Jean Jack / Open Road

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Jeffrey Palladini Thread Series features his study of Random vs Control and how we get from our dreams to our aims to the outcomes.

First Tuesday Oct 1 with New Work from Jeffrey Palladini

Join us with artist Jeffrey Palladini in person.
Tuesday October 1

Jeffrey paints compelling narratives that dig in to the moment. Cultural, social issues that he observes and reflects on through his art.

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