Arts News Digest – March 14, 2018

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Itineraries for Culture Lovers: March 2018

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Our recommendations for March 2018


LA QUINTA ARTS FESTIVAL: Come see why La Quinta Arts Festival wins the nation’s No. 1 ranking in both fine art and fine craft. The show, which includes works in all media as well as musical performances, unfolds March 1-4 on the beautiful La Quinta Civic Center campus. Info

WARHOL AT THE MUSEUM: Palm Springs Art Museum opens the massive exhibition Andy Warhol: Prints From the Collections of Jordan D. Schnitzer and His Family Foundation. It continues through May 28 with Michael Childers: Having a Ball, which features the celebrity photographer’s portraits of Warhol. Info

WALK FOR ART: El Paseo Art Walk in Palm Desert (March 2) features openings for Sylvia Davis and Jeff Faust at CODA Gallery, Alexandr Onishenko at Filsinger Fine Art, Michael Schultheis at J. Willott Gallery, master sculptors at Melissa Morgan Fine Art, and Michael Ross at Ramey Fine Art. Other art walks take place March 7 at Backstreet Art District and The Art Place in Palm Desert, and March 10 at Cathedral City’s Perez Road Art District.

OUT FOR LAUGHS: Explore humor from Caesar and William Shakespeare to emojis. La Quinta Museum presents two exhibitions, LOL: The History of Humor and Heartbreak in Peanuts, through April 7. Info

DESERT PHOTOGRAPHY: Palm Springs Art Museum in Palm Desert opens Journey Through the Desert – The Road Less Traveled, a survey of photography from early 20th century to today. The exhibition continues through July 29. Info