Art Events In The Palm Springs – Coachella Valley:
Coming right up on February 22 – 23, 2014 at the Indian Wells Tennis Garden – catch a sneak peek at the revamped facility before the PNB Parriba Open tennis tournament in March. Come to the ARTWALK at the Wells
Learn more at the event Web Site: http://www.westcoastartists.com/artists_cal.html
You will see innovative works in differing styles of contemporary, traditional, modern, and southwest art. Hundreds of talented artists will present their unique works in different media such as acrylic, oils, etchings, mixed media, oils, watercolors, digital and even traditional photography.
Southwest Arts Festival is held every January and the 2014 date was the 24th-26th
Artists and attendees from all over the world converge at this renowned festival of the arts now features more than 250 artists. This festival has grown from its humble roots as a small art affaire in 1986 to become one of the largest – and most acclaimed – art festivals in the country. You will see traditional, contemporary and abstract works of art plus handmade crafts. This event can be seen at the Empire Polo Club in Indio, California.
Learn more about this event at: visit the Southwest Art Festival website today
La Quinta Arts Festival. For a vibrant art experience the nationally renowned La Quinta Arts Festival can’t be beat. Showcasing the area’s most dazzling artists, La Quinta Arts Festival is a 4-day celebration of creative talent and innovation in mediums including sculpture, photography, painting, ceramics, jewelry and much more. 2014 marks the 29th year of this Festival and you can enjoy it on March 6-9th at the La Quinta Civic Center Campus and with a great selection of over 100 artists. Enjoy their work while street performers, public art displays and the surrounding Coral make it a truly memorable day.
Learn more at the official La Quinta Arts Festival website
Art Under the Umbrellas shows are one-day events located in Old Town La Quinta from 10am to 4pm on select Saturdays October thru March. There is Free admission and free parking. Offical Website of Art Under The Umbrellas
Over 80 artists participate at each Art Under the Umbrellas event, located along the closed-off streets of Old town La Quinta. This pretty outdoor venue is reminiscent of Colonial Mexico. Make it a great day outdoors by perusing artist wares, exploring shops, and restaurants.
After all that walking at the art fairs you can put your feet up and discover inspiring and thought provoking cinema at the 2014 Palm Desert Public Art Documentary Film Series. Beginning in January 2014, the public is invited to a fifth season of free screenings of public art-themed documentaries presented by the City’s Public Art Department and the University of California, Riverside Palm Desert Graduate Center. Each screening will include a featured speaker who will discuss that night’s film.
All films screen the third Thursday of the month, January through April, at 6 p.m. in the auditorium at UCR Palm Desert, 75080 Frank Sinatra Drive. Admission is free, but reservations are recommended. For more information, or to make a reservation, please call 760-837-1663.
PALM SPRINGS Not to be left out of the Art scene the Palm Springs offerings include a new Art District info at: http://www.backstreetartdistrict.com/ And an Art Walk the first Wednesday of every month year round.
So don’t miss out on the great Art events held Valley wide throughout the year. Just one more reason to visit Palm Springs!