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Coachella Valley Arts News – November 2019

Itineraries | November 2019

CDAC Installs Colorful 'Greetings' Mural in Downtown Palm Springs

California Desert Arts Council unifies, empowers, and
promotes art and culture in the Coachella Valley region
through advocacy, 
business and professional development, cultural tourism, and education.

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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.


Our recommendations for November 2019


ART AFFAIRE: The 19th edition of the Rancho Mirage Art Affaire returns Nov. 9–10 with more than 100 artists who work in a variety of media exhibiting at Rancho Mirage Community Park. Info

STONEWALL REMEMBERED: The exhibition Stonewall 50: Half A Century of LGBTQ Activism continues through Nov. 14 at the Marks Art Center at College of the Desert in Palm Desert. Info

ACE SHOW: The Artists Council Exhibition, featuring contemporary art in a variety of media by artists working in Greater Palm Springs, runs Nov. 11–22 at Palm Springs Art Museum in Palm Desert. Info

ART WALK: Meet artists as they open their gallery exhibitions Nov. 1 during El Paseo Art Walk. Info

WILD BLUE YONDER: La Quinta Museum presents Wild Blue Yonder, an exhibition honoring the veterans for Riverside County, through Nov. 30. Info

REACH FOR THE SKY: Sunnylands Center & Gardens in Rancho Mirage presents a season-long exhibition, Reach for the Sky: Tradition + Inspiration, featuring totems by the Hunt family of Canadian First Nations artists and the musician and artist Herb Alpert. Info

BRAVE NEW WORLDS: Five Southern California artists — Kelly Akashi, Gisela Colon, Victoria Fu, Karen Lofgren, and Adee Roberson — come together in explorations of space,” through Dec. 15 at Palm Springs Art Museum. Info 

FLIGHT PLAN: The Birds of Sunnylands, an exhibition of 52 photographs taken last season by National Geographic lensman Tim Laman at Sunnylands Center and Gardens, is on view through May 2020 at the Coachella Valley History Museum in Indio. Info

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