This is the definitive calendar of all the best events and happenings going on throughout the Coachella Valley. Whether you're a local looking for a weekend activity or a visitor trying to find the best happy hour, we've got you covered!
Influenced by early California art, Elaine Mathews paints large, semi-impressionist landscapes and small plein-air paintings using a palette knife and brush. In her exhibition at the Rancho Mirage Library, she presents scenes from the high and low deserts, with ocotillo, yucca palms, cholla, and Joshua trees animating her views.
During the 1960s, Long Island housewife Joan Archibald left her old life by fleeing to Southern California, where she reinvented herself as a photographer and took the name “Kali” soon after moving to Palm Springs. See her prints and Polaroids in Kali, Artographer, 1932–2019, a new exhibition on view through April at the Palm Springs Art Museum.
The faith-based program is for children ages 12 months to 2 years. Children and moms can enjoy age-appropriate crafts, playtime, music time, parent discussions, and guest speakers. The program will take place every Thursday at 9 a.m. in the nursery at Palm Desert Community Presbyterian Church. Space is limited, sign up in advance. For questions or more information email: [email protected]
This play coming to the Coachella Valley Repertory in Cathedral City follows four teenage skateboarders and their two female friends in the Midwest. When one of them mysteriously goes missing after a skate session on the Fourth of July, the characters turn against each other, blaming one another for their friend’s disappearance. Author Kirby Fields is the artistic director of
The grand opening of MAD.KAT Gallery features a group show with 13 artists called In·ter·con·nec·tion. See artists from Tokyo, Cairo, Athens, Madrid, New York, San Francisco, Germany, Poland, and the Coachella Valley. The gallery will continue to bring in new contemporary art to the desert and emphasize international and national artists in addition to talented locals. A reception will be
Join Melissa Morgan Fine Art on El Paseo to view artist Mary Chomenko Hinckley's solo exhibition Untamed. Hinckley's choices of material have poetic underpinnings — some of her most recognizable images become adaptable under the weight of their unusual conception. The opening reception will be held on Friday, Nov. 3, from 4 to 7 p.m.
View photographer, conservationist, and author David Yarrow's Inaugural Exhibition at Melissa Morgan Fine Art on El Paseo. The Scotland native took on photography during his early 20s as a photographer for The London Times. Now, Yarrow's subjects of photography include sport stars, wildlife, world renowned models, indigenous communities, and landscapes. The opening reception will be held on Friday, Dec. 1
Melissa Morgan presents Osceola Refetoff's Problematic Palms exhibition at College of the Desert. The exhibition is curated by Shana Nys Dambrot. Refetoff’s work creates eye-catching infrared images of iconic Palm Springs neighborhoods’ architecture, landscape designs, and wild nature. This evocative exhibition was created by Refetoff alongside Francesca Bifulco and Andrew K. Thompson. The opening reception will be held on Wednesday,
Visit Melissa Morgan Fine Art to view Generation, an art exhibition featuring work by Bruce Beasley and Anthony James. Both artists explore concepts of movement, space, and geometry in their sculptures. They also incorporate cutting-edge technology into their practices which creates large-scale installations that interact with the surrounding environment. The opening reception will be held on Saturday, Nov. 25, from