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May 2018

32nd International Aviation Art and Aerospace Exhibition for 2018 at the Palm Springs Air Museum

May 21 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 8:00am, repeating until October 8, 2018

Palm Springs Air Museum, 745 N. Gene Autry Drive
Palm Springs, CA 92262 United States
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The American Society of Aviation Artists (ASAA) is dedicated to promoting and preserving our aviation and aerospace heritage through art. ASAA brings together persons who share a love of art and aviation in an organization that challenges itself to the creation of works that are unique to aviation and aerospace. The American Society of Aviation Artists International Juried Art Exhibition features works by more than 25 acclaimed artists from around the world. Traveling and temporary exhibition, included with regular museum…

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Sublime Abstraction Exhibition at Heather James Fine Art in Palm Desert

May 21 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Heather James Fine Art, 45188 Portola Ave
Palm Desert, CA 92260 United States
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Heather James Fine Art is pleased to present Sublime Abstraction, an exhibition that explores enduring artistic concerns with the transcendent and the ineffable, the awe-inspiring and the exalted. The works in this exhibition were created by a diverse group of artists spanning a period of over seventy years following the end of World War II. Though they range from surrealist dreamscapes to massive contemporary sculptures composed of acrylic and steel, together they illustrate enduring artistic concerns with transcendence and questions…

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Narratives in Glass at the Palm Springs Art Museum, Kaplan-Ostergaard Glass Center

May 21 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Palm Springs Art Museum, 101 N. Museum Drive
Palm Springs, CA 92262 United States
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People have used depictions of the human form or parts of it, from the hand stencils found in cave paintings to the selfies of today, to tell stories, to communicate, and/or share a narrative. Likewise, many artists working in glass have used the human form to share their individual story telling. The exhibition is fortunate to have two small works by Nicolas Africano, although he does not think of his work as narrative, stating “the function of meaning in my…

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Beat The Heat with Palm Springs Aerial Tramway Summer Pass

May 21 @ 8:00 am - 9:45 pm
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Palm Springs Aerial Tramway, One Tramway Drive
Palm Springs, CA 92262 United States
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A secret Southern California residents have long known is that the coolest spot during the hot summer months is just a 10-minute tram ride away—to the alpine forest atop the majestic San Jacinto Mountains. Beginning May 1, the Palm Springs Aerial Tramway’s Summer Pass makes “beating the heat” easy—and affordable—for everyone when passes again go on sale. Valid through August 31, the Summer Pass includes unlimited Tram admissions for the pass-holder, a 10% discount on additional Tram admissions (up to…

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Annual Student Scholarship Art Exhibition at Marks Art Center at College of the Desert in Palm Desert

May 21 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Marks Art Center at College of The Desert, 43500 Monterey Avenue
Palm Desert, CA 92260 United States
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College of the Desert is pleased to announce its annual Student Scholarship Art Exhibition running through May 24 at the Marks Art Center. There will be an artists’ reception from 5 to 7 p.m. Wednesday, May 9. The event is free and open to the public, and light refreshments will be provided. Musical entertainment will be provided by Ocho Ojos. Students majoring in Art, or Digital Design and Production (Graphic Design) are eligible for scholarships made possible by the Dumont…

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Summer Camp Registration at Palm Springs Art Museum Now Open

May 21 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Palm Springs Art Museum, 101 N. Museum Drive
Palm Springs, CA 92262 United States
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Palm Springs Art Museum is now accepting registration for its summer Art Camp, to be held at both the Palm Springs and Palm Desert locations. Early bird registration discounts are available through May 31. Children ages five through 12 will explore exciting artistic journeys with creative hands-on projects and gallery adventures led by a team of experienced museum educators and visiting artists. Themes for the camp include Squiggle, Smudge, Splat; Printmaker’s Studio; Art Safari; Build It, Shape It, Sculpt It;…

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Wojciech Fangor Exhibition at Heather James Fine Art in Palm Desert

May 21 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Heather James Fine Art, 45188 Portola Ave
Palm Desert, CA 92260 United States
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Wojciech Fangor is a Polish painter who became one of the nation’s more preeminent artists by experimenting with abstraction in the years following the end of World War II. Born in 1922, Fangor studied and taught art during the early years of his career, producing paintings inspired by various styles of the European avant garde before shifting his artistic output to poster design and eventually works that relate to both Optical Art and Color Field painting. The paintings in this…

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Herb Alpert: A Visual Melody Exhibition at Heather James Fine Art in Palm Desert

May 21 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Heather James Fine Art, 45188 Portola Ave
Palm Desert, CA 92260 United States
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Heather James Fine Art is pleased to present an exclusive exhibition of paintings and sculptures by artist and musician Herb Alpert. The exhibition is on view February 17 – May 31, 2018. The exhibition Herb Alpert: A Visual Melody consists of abstract mixed-media paintings and large and small scale bronze sculptures. Alpert’s expressive use of various media engage the viewer with a captivating sense of movement and form, translating into a lyrical and unforgettable experience. “To have my work exhibited…

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The Paintings of Sir Winston Churchill at Heather James Fine Art in Palm Desert

May 21 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Heather James Fine Art, 45188 Portola Ave
Palm Desert, CA 92260 United States
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Widely known as the greatest statesman of the 20th century and the savior of Western civilization, a Nobel Prize winner, and the subject of a recent Academy Award-nominated film, more people than ever are taking an interest in Sir Winston Churchill (1874-1965). Yet few are aware that he was an avid painter. Eleven oil paintings by Churchill from the 1920s to 1940s, from the collection of the family of the late Julian Sandys, the eldest of Churchill’s grandchildren, will join…

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Oil Paintings by Chris Young at The CODA Gallery on El Paseo in Palm Desert

May 21 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
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CODA Gallery, 73400
Palm Desert, CA 92260 United States
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CODA Gallery unveils a new exhibition of oil paintings by Chris Young, running April 6-27. The artist from Orem, Utah, will attend an opening reception on April 6 from 5 to 8 p.m. in conjunction with El Paseo Art Walk/Palm Desert First Weekend. “For my first show at CODA, I painted some dried roses. I’m going full circle and doing dried roses again. I also have started redoing figurative work; I am painting some winged figures for the show. It…

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