Workshop: The Secret Sauce for Your Social Media

By California Desert Arts Council | Jun 19, 2018

You can spot the posts of your favorite Instagrammers and Facebookers even before you look to see who posted them. Your eye goes right to them. And that’s no accident. It’s good branding. On-brand and on-message posts attract and inspire you to click through, leave a comment, learn more, or even buy now. They also…

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Arts Tank Greater Palm Springs: Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

By California Desert Arts Council | Jun 13, 2018

1. What is Arts Tank Greater Palm Springs and who’s behind it? Arts Tank Greater Palm Springs is a Shark Tank-like program that invites creative people and organizations to pitch big-impact ideas to win valuable support. The nonprofit California Desert Arts Council (CDAC) created Arts Tank to stimulate innovation in the arts and encourage publicly accessible…

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Arts News Digest – June 2018

By California Desert Arts Council | Jun 13, 2018

Photo: Giant baby sculptures by Czech artist David Černý have captured the imagination of residents and visitors in downtown Palm Springs. Courtesy/Hohmann Fine Art   ARCHITECTURE & DESIGN Modernism Week raised $1.5 million for local organizations, neighborhoods (The Desert Sun) Event chairman William Kopelk tells The Desert Sun: “We are elated that Modernism Week continues…

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18 Coachella Valley Leaders Join CDAC Advisory Committee

By California Desert Arts Council | May 29, 2018

Eighteen leaders representing a cross-section of stakeholders have joined California Desert Arts Council’s new Advisory Committee to help steer policy and programming to grow and sustain the creative economy and attract cultural tourism to the Coachella Valley region, the organization announced today. “To achieve great outcomes, you need smart, talented, and passionate people around the…

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Itineraries for Culture Lovers: June 2018

By California Desert Arts Council | May 21, 2018

Rising temperatures will never keep you down. Not when there’s so much arts and culture to take in. We’re ready for summer at California Desert Arts Council. We’re eager for these events on our calendar in June: Above: Desert Theatreworks presents the comic adaptation of Alfred Hitchcock’s suspenseful thriller The 39 Steps at Indio Performing…

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Arts News Digest – May 2018

By California Desert Arts Council | May 10, 2018

Photo: Supernova, created by Roberto Behar and Rosario Marquardt, was one of the iconic artworks at Coachella 2018. (Photo courtesy Goldenvoice)   ARCHITECTURE & DESIGN Albert Frey’s Aluminaire House to take its rightful place in Palm Springs (Palm Springs Life) The house arrived in Palm Springs in February 2017 as a highlight of Modernism Week,…

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New Art Loan Program Welcomes Coachella Valley Artists

By California Desert Arts Council | May 10, 2018

Artists working in the Coachella Valley have a new opportunity to place their work in local establishments, gain valuable visibility in the marketplace, and earn money for their efforts. California Desert Arts Council has created the Art Loan Program to connect artists to local businesses and their patrons. “Our program responds to a need in…

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List Your Events on Our Calendar

By California Desert Arts Council | May 1, 2018

CDAC welcomes Calendar entries for performing (music, dance, theater) and visual arts events, as well as heritage festivals, and professional development workshops, salons and classes. Here are our listing guidelines and instructions: 1. Events must be nondiscriminatory and open to the public. 2. Listings must be submitted at least one week (7 days) ahead of…

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Will Your Big Idea Sink or Swim in Arts Tank GPS?

By California Desert Arts Council | May 1, 2018

Got a big creative idea and need a support system to bring it to life? Pitch it to Arts Tank Greater Palm Springs, an exciting new Shark Tank-like program powered by the nonprofit California Desert Arts Council to support innovative arts projects that attract tourism, address a concern of a particular community, and engage a cross-section of residents and visitors…

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