Itineraries for Culture Lovers: April 2018

Arts News Digest – April 12, 2018

Warhol in the Park Reaching Young People Across the Coachella Valley

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Our recommendations for April 2018


AVAILABLE TO ALL: Rough Play Projects in Joshua Tree opens Available to All, its first site-specific art exhibition, April 7 in Joshua Tree. Situated on raw desert land, the show includes installations by Adam Berg, Kellan Barnebey King, Chris Sanchez (a.k.a. Kas Infinite), Stefanie Schneider, Aili Schmeltz. Info

LIFT TO RISE: Noe Montes addresses issues of inequality in the Coachella Valley in this photography exhibition, through April 19, at the Marks Art Center at College of the Desert in Palm Desert. Info

CHAIRS FOR CHARITY: This free exhibition at La Quinta Museum, April 10-May 20, features one-of-a-kind chairs brought to life by 15 artists from the desert communities and Idyllwild. After the exhibition, the chairs will be auctioned to benefit Idyllwild Arts Foundation. Info

MUSIC FOR YOUR EYES: Herb Alpert: A Visual Melody, an exclusive exhibition of paintings and sculptures by the artist and musician, continues through May 21 at Heather James Fine Art in Palm Desert. Info

WARHOL AT THE MUSEUM: See iconic screenprints by the King of Pop at Andy Warhol: Prints From the Collections of Jordan D. Schnitzer and His Family Foundation through May 28 at Palm Springs Art Museum in downtown Palm Springs. Info

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