Welcome to The Outdoor Art Club


About The Outdoor Art Club

The Outdoor Art Club is a private, nonprofit women's organization which was formed in 1902. Our mission is "To preserve the natural scenery of Mill Valley and the surrounding country, to beautify the grounds around public buildings, to work against the wanton destruction of birds and game, to encourage the development of outdoor art and to engage in other civic, literary and charitable work."
The clubhouse is available for rental by the public. See Rental page.


Thursday, September 20, 2018
1 p.m.
Marin Theater Company Literary Manager and Resident Dramaturg Laura Brueckner

Behind the Scenes at MTC

Marin Theater Company creates intimate, powerful, and emotional experiences that engage audiences and and challenge them to embrace new ideas and broader world views. As MTC’s literary manager and resident dramaturge, Laura Brueckner, Ph.D., provides literary, cultural, and artistic insight for each production and oversees the review of manuscripts submitted for the theater’s two national play prizes for new works. Come learn about her vital behind-the-scenes contributions, and about MTC’s upcoming 2018-19 season of urgent and necessary stories that illuminate what it means to live in America today.
Admission is Free


Wednesday, October 3, 7 p.m.
Nikki Meredith, Author of The Manson Women & Me: Monsters, Morality & Murder

Author Nikki Meredith will discuss her recent book, The Manson Women & Me: Monsters, Morality & Murder in a live interview conducted by her daughter, Caitlin Meredith.
Part memoir and part true-crime narrative, The Manson Women and Me is an unflinching examination of Leslie Van Houten and Patricia Krenwinkel, two seemingly normal young women who took a dark journey into the very heart of evil.
Nikki Meredith is an award-winning journalist whose work has appeared in The Pacific Sun, The Marin Independent Journal, Psychology Today, The San Francisco Examiner and Chronicle, and California Living, among others. She is a former probation officer, a licensed family therapist, and a former NPR reporter. 
Caitlin Meredith is also an award-winning journalist, whose work has appeared in The San Francisco Examiner, The Marin Independent Journal, The Pacific Sun, Parenting, Psychology Today, Health, USA Today, and Utne Reader. She is a licensed clinical social worker, a former probation officer, and an adviser to The San Quentin News.