Arts News Digest – February 2019

Itineraries for Culture Lovers – February 2019

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ARTS TANK GREATER PALM SPRINGS

California Desert Arts Council introduces Arts Tank Greater Palm Springs, a funding platform for new, unique, innovative, and publicly accessible arts-based initiatives.

The program supports initiatives that stimulate cultural tourism, address a concern of a particular community, and engage a broad cross-section of residents and visitors in the Coachella Valley. 

CDAC welcomes high-quality pitches from all artistic disciplines, both from individuals and groups of creative people, as well as from the community’s arts and culture organizations.

Read the announcement about the inaugural grant recipients, Peter Tigler and Cat Chiu Phillips.

PLAN YOUR EXPERIENCE

Our recommendations for February 2019

ARCHITECTURE & DESIGN

MODERNISM WEEK: Literally hundreds of home tours, lectures, parties, and the Modernism Show & Sale fill 11 days of the cultural juggernaut the desert knows as Modernism Week, Feb. 14–24 at various locations. Info

HUGH KAPTUR: Organic Desert Architecture opens this month at the Palm Springs Art Museum Architecture and Design Center. Coinciding with Modernism Week, the exhibition offers a deep dive into the career of an architect with more than 200 built projects in the Coachella Valley. Info

WALKER GUEST HOUSE: Tour a replica of the Paul Rudolph’s Walker Guest House, an icon of Sarasota modernism, in downtown Palm Springs through March 2020. Info

 

 

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