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We are Cedars

Supporting individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities since 1919. 

Upcoming Events

Cedars plays an active role in the local community. Our art exhibits and other events are free and open to the public.
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  • Artist Within – A Cedars Gallery will be closed until further notice.

  • “Our Earth, Our Home” Opening Reception will not take place on April 4th. We are exploring other ways to share this exhibition at a later date. 

Cedars Covid-19 Response

At the foundation of all we do at Cedars, the safety of Cedars participants, staff, supporters, and community is our unconditional priority.
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In this changing climate, the following are our most recent actions to support COVID-19 prevention efforts:

  • We will be suspending all Cedars day programs from at least Tuesday, March 17th - April 7th. Last week, Cedars family members and day program participants were notified that Cedars day programs will be closed, and we will be keeping all Cedars residents at home.

  • Artist Within – A Cedars Gallery will be closed until further notice.

  • “Our Earth, Our Home” Opening Reception will not take place on April 4th. We are exploring other ways to share this exhibition at a later date. 

 The situation is constantly changing, rest assured that Cedars is prepared to respond to whatever comes our way. It is because of your dedicated and unwavering support that we are able to face these challenges with confidence. We are so grateful for your help as we come together in our shared mission of inspiring creative, productive, joyous, and healthy lives for everyone at Cedars.

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See how the the original vision of the Cedars founders has evolved over the past 100 years and continues to inspire lives today. 

Cedars artists, hand weavers, jewelry designers and craftspeople show and sell their original work at the Artist Within - a Cedars Gallery in downtown San Anselmo.

 

Your purchases directly support these remarkable artists and Cedars programs and services.

LOCATION

603 San Anselmo Ave, San Anselmo, CA 94960

GALLERY HOURS

M-Sat:   10am-5pm

Sun:    11am-5pm

CONTACT

415-454-2568

artistwithin@cedarslife.org

We are Cedars

Deborah was one of the original members of the Hands & Earth Co-op. She loves to paint, weave, and work at the Farmstand.  She always makes a sale when she is working - from produce to succulents, Deb will make sure you are happy (and that you don't leave empty-handed).

PJ is the energizer bunny of the Hands & Earth Cooperative. Always busy, and never wants the day to end. He is very different from when he first came to Cedars. He'd work for a few minutes, then want to lay down. He also loves  working at the Farmstand in San Anselmo.

John is longtime resident of Cedars and has found a new vocation in painting and drawing. John's calm demeanor comes through in his art and caring for the animals. John is well-known in San Anselmo for his friendliness and involvement in the community.

Kellie is an accomplished author,

artist and speaker who is a Cedars resident. Kellie has an intuitive sense of color and composition, using bold and bright colors and patterns. Her portraits are always of the people she loves the most. Her work emulates her love of life.

Glenna has been a creative force for her whole life. A self-taught multi media artist, Glenna has developed into an prolific painter and jewelry maker with an impressive portfolio since coming to Cedars. She loves the learning process that accompanies her artistic passions “I love expanding my brain.”

Nonie 'Princess" has worked in the culinary program since joining Cedars in 2013. She is a talented chef with great organizational skills and loves teaching her peers. Her energy is highly contagious! A goal of hers is to write a healthy cookbook.

Gill loves mountains, Big Foot and UFO's. He admits to having a fear of heights.He is fascinated by the supernatural and the fight behind good and evil. Gill uses colored pencils, slowly building over deep layers of color. He loves to tell stories, usually from his vivid imagination.

Tanya is easy to spot in the weaving studio with her broad smile, always with a flower in her hair. Tanya is a master weaver - her pieces are beautiful,from tea-towels to beautiful blankets. Her incredible work is in high demand. 

Trey is an active member of Cedars Hands & Earth Co-op. a gardener, and a beekeeper. The honey that Trey helps produce is sold at the seasonal farm stand in San Anselmo. 

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