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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KEEP ART ALIVE
COVID-19 Relief Grants for Coachella Valley Artists and Arts Organizations
CLOSED JUNE 2020. California Desert Arts Council (CDAC) and affiliate La Quinta Arts Foundation (LQAF) established a $50,000 fund to award grants to Coachella Valley artists and arts organizations who create thoughtful, inspiring, and relevant works responding to the COVID-19 pandemic. Individual working artists are eligible for a $500 grant, and nonprofit organizations with budgets up to $1 million can receive a grant of $1,500. CDAC will publish and promote selected works and tell the stories of the artists and organizations through its outreach platforms. Submissions in Visual Art and Craft, Music and Sound Art, Dance, and Written and Spoken Word are welcome. Read more
PLAN YOUR EXPERIENCE
Our recommendations for November 2020
Palm Springs Art Museum reopens in mid-November with the critically acclaimed exhibition Agnes Pelton: Desert Transcendentalist, currently on view at the Whitney Museum of American Art in New York. The Gerald Clarke and Jim Isermann shows that prematurely closed due to the pandemic shutdown continue through December.