Coachella Valley Art Scene

Marks Art Center at College of the Desert

Sep 23, 2014 - Oct 9, 2014 @ 12:00 AM

This event occurs weekly, on Sunday, Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday.

The Marks Art Centers begins the 2014-2015 school year with a group exhibition of young, up and coming artists—many of them COD alumni—curated by the Coachella Valley Art Scene (CVAS). Started five years ago by Sarah Scheideman, a creative entrepreneur who is also a COD and UCR graduate, CVAS is a blog that documents the young art community of the Coachella Valley. Featured...

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Dennis Jory Drawing Class at the LGBT Community Center in Palm Springs

LGBT Center Suite 201

Sep 24, 2014 - Oct 22, 2014 @ 12:30 PM

This event occurs weekly, on Monday and Wednesday.

Get more creative than you even knew you could in this 5-WEEK class for anyone who loves to draw. Former California Teacher of The Year and The Center's Board Secretary, Dennis Jory, continues his popular series of drawing classes with this fun, relaxed and results-producing course for all levels of artistic ability. Don't miss out on this great opportunity for one-on-one...

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Coachella Valley Art Scene: Artists Reception

Marks Art Center at College of the Desert

Sep 25, 2014 @ 5:00 PM

The Marks Art Centers begins the 2014-2015 school year with a group exhibition of young, up and coming artists—many of them COD alumni—curated by the Coachella Valley Art Scene (CVAS). Started five years ago by Sarah Scheideman, a creative entrepreneur who is also a COD and UCR graduate, CVAS is a blog that documents the young art community of the Coachella Valley. Featured...

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A Grand Adventure: American Art of the West Featured at The Galen at The Palm Springs Art Museum in Palm Desert

Palm Springs Art Museum - Annenberg Theatre

Sep 27, 2014 - Jan 4, 2015 @ 10:00 AM

This event occurs daily, every 1 day(s).

The epic nineteenth-century landscape paintings of Yosemite and Yellowstone by Albert Bierstadt and Thomas Moran introduced the American public to the grandeur of the West. As the western territories opened up to development, increasing numbers of artists including Frederic Remington and Charles Russell were drawn to the promise of adventure that the American frontier provided, and by the...

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Backstreet Art District Art Walk

Backstreet Art District

Oct 1, 2014 - May 6, 2015 @ 6:00 PM

This event occurs monthly, on the first Wednesday of January, February, March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November and December.

The Backstreet Art District is located at 2600 South Cherokee Way, Palm Springs. The monthly Art Walk takes places the first Wednesday of every month from 6-9 p.m. The Palm Springs art galleries are located just minutes from downtown and the Palm Springs Airport off East Palm Canyon. The one-stop destination for art lovers features artist-owned galleries and studios that host local,...

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First Wednesday Art Walk, Backstreet Art District

Backstreet Art District

Oct 1, 2014 - Jun 3, 2015 @ 6:00 PM

This event occurs monthly, on the first Wednesday of January, February, March, April, May, June, July, October, November and December.

Please join us for the First Wednesday Artwalk at the Backstreet Art District. Enjoy beautiful art and meet the artists. We are located off highway 111, behind the Mercedes Dealership, on South Cherokee Way.

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65th Season Opening Show - Artists Reception Featured Artist Uriel Romero

Desert Art Center - Main Gallery

Oct 3, 2014 @ 6:00 PM

Over 100 local artists members are represented in this show; including Featured Artist Uriel Romero.  Romero's paintings are mixed media with "...handpicked images that are the building blocks to re-construct the otherwise lost image in the preconceived world around us." Uriel Romero after graduating from Chaffey Community college move to the Coachella Valley. Where he...

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2014 - 2015 La Quinta Arts Foundation Events

La Quinta Arts Foundation

Oct 3, 2014 - Mar 8, 2015

La Quinta Arts Foundation (LQAF), home to the #1 ranked Fine Craft Festival in the Nation 2014, invites you to  participate in American Craft Week. It’s America’s largest celebration of craft and creativity! LQAF has partnered with several non-profit organizations in La Quinta who will teach classes, offer a craft activity or feature an exhibition on American Craft....

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Free Guided Art Tour Features Sculptures on El Paseo in Palm Desert

Meeting Point: Northeast Corner of El Paseo and Highway 74

Oct 4, 2014 @ 9:00 AM

Palm Desert will offer a free guided walking tour of the colorful and thought provoking sculptures of the El Paseo Exhibition on Saturday, October 4. Anyone interested in an up-close and informative look at the sculptures can meet the tour guide at the northeast corner of El Paseo and Highway 74 at 9 a.m. The Exhibition includes works from Coachella Valley artists as well sculptures...

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Cartoon Caption Contest

Cartoon Caption Contest

Each month, we provide a vintage 1950’s cartoon illustrated by Alice Rovinsky. You are invited to submit a caption or vote for your favorite caption.
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Enter to Win A Celebrate Dance Experience!

Enter just once for a chance to win tickets to one of the second annual Palm Desert International Dance Festival performances.