Palm Springs Art Museum
Palm Springs Art Museum has several openings: Director of Sales and Marketing, Box Office Supervisor, Security Officer, and Store Operations Associate. Learn more here.

CREATE Center for the Arts
CREATE Center for the Arts seeks a part-time Bookkeeper. Read job description here

College of the Desert
College of the Desert seeks an Instructional Laboratory Technician – 3-D Art and Laboratory Technician – Digital Design Production & Film

Two Bunch Palms
Two Bunch Palms in Desert Hot Springs seeks Art Instructors to reach classes for guests. Contact rmares@twobunchpalms.com for more information.

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2021/2022 El Paseo Sculpture Exhibition Call for Entries
Palm Desert invites artists, galleries, museums/non-profit arts organizations, and private collectors who are interested in exhibiting sculptures in the 2021/2022 El Paseo Sculpture Exhibition to submit a proposal for consideration. Honorariums are provided to selected artists. Click here for guidelines and application. Contact Amy Lawrence at alawrence@cityofpalmdesert.org.

Desert Art Center
Desert Art Center invites Supporting Members to submit artwork to their jury process to exhibit and sell at the DAC. Apply at onlinejuriedshows.com. Contact brad_zylstra@yahoo.com.

City of La Quinta Public Art Program
The City of La Quinta Public Art Program is establishing a list of pre-qualified emerging and established artist and artist teams. See website for details. 

Art on Main Street
Old Town La Quinta
Artist applications are being accepted for Art on Main Street in Old Town La Quinta. See website for application details. 

Indio Senior Center
Indio Senior Center seeks artists for exhibition consideration. Artists install between 12 and 18 pieces (depending on size) in all media. Contact Nancy Vance at 760-391-4170 or nvance@indio.org.

Palm Desert Artist Registry
The city of Palm Desert welcomes artists to apply to the artist registry. Inquire to: Amy Lawrence, Management Analyst, Attn: Community Gallery, City of Palm Desert, 73510 Fred Waring Drive, Palm Desert, CA 92260. Information: 760-837-1664, alawrence@cityofpalmdesert.org

CaFÉ for Artists
Call for Entry, or CaFÉ™, a service of the Western States Arts Federation, is an online application and adjudication system for managing calls for entry. It's designed for artists and arts administrators.

The Art Deadlines List
Public art commissions, art competitions, art jobs and internships, art scholarships and grants and fellowships, residencies, art festivals, call for entries/proposals/projects, and other opportunities, in all disciplines, for art students, art teachers, and artists of all ages, all skill levels, in all disciplines, everywhere. Click to search

My Sunnylands: A Community Photo Show
Members of the public are invited to share original photos that reflect their experiences at Sunnylands. Whether you’re inspired by its architecture, history, natural landscape, programs, or something else, we want to see Sunnylands through your eyes. In May, Sunnylands will display a selection of the photographs submitted in an outdoor exhibition in the gardens. Click to learn more

Call to Artists 55+
The Marks Art Center at College of the Desert invites artists ages 55 and older to apply for an exhibition scheduled March 2–26. Click for more info

California Welcome Center- Yucca Valley
2nd annual 'call for artists'. Deadline for entries in March 1, 2020.
Winners' artwork will be placed in the California Welcome Center in Yucca Valley for one year and be seen by hundreds of visitors both local and just visiting monthly. The work will be for sale and commissions paid. Click on the link to get more information and apply online or download a PDF of guidelines, rules and regulations.. Click for more info 

Borrego Art Institute
A show of selected works in ceramic, glass, wood, metal or fiber featuring artists from throughout the west. Opening reception February 1, 2020, 5 to 7:00 pm. Work accepted January 25 and 26. There will be an entry fee for non-members of BAI of $15 per artist. Guidelines for submission and acceptance

Palm Desert Community Gallery 2020/2021 Request for Proposals
Palm Desert invites artists, art groups, and collectors of unique art or memorabilia who are interested in exhibiting work in the Palm Desert Community Gallery to submit a proposal for upcoming exhibitions. Inquire to: Amy Lawrence, Management Analyst, Information: 760-837-1664, alawrence@cityofpalmdesert.org / Guidelines for submission and acceptance



Offers a residency for artists working across diverse media and the freedom to explore their practice in an open and welcoming framework. Read more

Epicenter Projects  

Invites artists to produce site-specific works alongside the San Andreas Fault Line. Read more

Joshua Tree Highlands
Artist Residency

Invites artists from around the world to create work amidst the beauty of Joshua Tree National Park. Read more

Palm Springs Cultural Center 

Brings emerging artists of merit from around the world to the Coachella Valley to create art interventions inspired by their experience here. Read more


Buckwheat provides space and time for artists to focus on their work in a quiet, natural desert setting. Residencies by invitation only. Read more

More artist residencies in North America


California Arts Council
Grants providing project, youth & operational support. Information

California Humanities
Grant programs that support locally-initiated public humanities projects. Information

Pollock-Krasner Foundation Grant
Pollock-Krasner grants enable artists to create work, purchase materials and pay for studio rent as well as personal and medical expenses. Information