The California Desert Arts Council unifies, promotes, and empowers the arts and culture communities in the Coachella Valley and High Desert by supporting cultural tourism, business and professional development, education, and advocacy.
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PLAN YOUR EXPERIENCE
Our recommendations for June 2017
1: See Jeffrey Gibson’s Desert X installation, Alive!, in the south sculpture garden at Palm Springs Art Museum at 101 N. Museum Drive, Palm Springs. Then head 5 minutes north to Doug Aitken’s Desert X installation, Mirage, open from 3:30 to 7 p.m., in the Chino Canyon neighborhood of Desert Palisades at 1101 W. Racquet Club Drive, Palm Springs.
2: View Pat Lasch: Journeys of the Heart, a four-decade survey driven by the artist’s personal stories and feminist practices, at Palm Springs Art Museum in Palm Desert.
3: Take a self-guided tour of the Coachella Walls murals in downtown Coachella. (Bring cold water!)
4: Explore recent contemporary acquisitions in the Palm Springs Art Museum’s permanent collection. Go straight to the third floor, then linger. Also enjoy current exhibitions, including John McLaughlin: The Tamarind Prints, at 101 N. Museum Drive, Palm Springs.
5: Take a self-guided tour of the Noah Purifoy Outdoor Museum of Assemblage Art near Joshua Tree. (Bring cold water!)