Artist Organization
Cooperative Gallery
Arts Education Center
 
550 North Palm Canyon Drive 
Palm Springs, CA 92262
760.323.7973
Info@DesertArtCenter.org
 
 
 
 
 
 

Upcoming Events

Here is a summary of the Desert Art Center 2015-2016 
Schedule of Events:



Upcoming events

    • 09/16/2015
    • 9:30 AM - 11:00 PM
    • Small Gallery

    Agenda to Follow

    • 09/28/2015
    • 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
    • Main Gallery

    First art intake for our Fall Season.  Please bring your calendars for signing up for gallery hosting. 

    • 10/01/2015
    • 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
    • Main Gallery

    Opening Day 

    • 10/02/2015
    • 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
    • Gallery and Small Gallery

    Come and meet the artists at our first artist reception of the Desert Art Center's 66th season

     

    Antoinette Hanson, silk painter and  multiple award winning artist, is the featured artist in the small gallery. 

       

     

    • 10/06/2015
    • 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
    • Small Gallery

    Agenda to Follow

    • 10/10/2015
    • 1:30 PM - 3:00 PM
    • DAC Auditorium: refreshments following

     

    In recognition of American Craft Week, October 2-11, theDAC will be displaying and learning about some of our members fine crafts.

    For more information on American Craft Week visit www.americancraftweek.com

       

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    • 11/03/2015
    • 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
    • Small Gallery

    Agenda to Follow

    • 11/07/2015
    • 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
    • Auditorium

    Agenda will be posted prior to the meeting.  

    • 11/07/2015
    • 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM
    • DAC Auditorium: refreshments following

    Art Experience program: 4-6pm

    Watercolor Challenge”; Four DAC watercolor artists, Ian Cooke, Moira Johannessen, Kathleen Scoggin, and Alicia Siegler will paint the same subject encouraged by Master of Ceremonies and the audience. 

    This will be followed by an auction of the paintings to benefit the DAC Education Fund and a reception.

     

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    • 11/14/2015
    • 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
    • Small Gallery and Auditorium

    DAC artist/teachers provide art education for middle school students in coordination with the Palm Springs Unified School District.  Students are recommended by their teachers based on their interest and talent in the area of visual arts.  

    • 11/21/2015
    • 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
    • Small Gallery and Auditorium

    DAC artist/teachers provide art education for middle school students in coordination with the Palm Springs Unified School District.  Students are recommended by their teachers based on their interest and talent in the area of visual arts.  

    • 11/26/2015
    • 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
    • Gallery All Classrooms

    Holiday 

    • 11/26/2015
    • 10:00 AM
    • 11/29/2015
    • 4:00 PM
    • Frances Stevens Park

    The Desert Arts Festival features 100 artists presenting their original work in all mediums of two and three dimensional fine art, including paintings in acrylic, oils and watercolors, photography, etchings, sculpture in clay, glass, metal, stone and wood. Each artist will be present to meet with the public and discuss their work. All work is available for purchase.

    Desert Arts Festival image

    In addition to fine art, fine crafts will also be presented. Festival attendees will find blown glass, turned wood, semi-precious jewelry, pottery, stained glass, and an array of high-quality crafts.

    Frances Stevens Park, adjacent to the Desert Art Center,  is located at  538 N. Palm Canyon Drive, at the corner of Palm Canyon and Alejo.  The hours of the event are from 10:00 am - 4:00 pm daily. Admission and parking are free. The event is handicap accessible.

    The Desert Art Festival is presented by West Coast Artists and benefits the Desert Art Center, a local Non-Profit Organization, offering classes in fine art. For additional information visit our website at www.westcoastartists.com or call 818-813-4478.

    • 11/30/2015
    • 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
    • Main Gallery

    Art intake for our winter show. Please bring your calendars for signing up for gallery hosting. 

    • 12/04/2015
    • 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
    • Gallery and Small Gallery

    Come and meet the artists at our first artist reception of the Desert Art Center's 66th season

    Featured Artists in the small gallery:

    Kathi Klopfenstein's beautiful woven basketry sculptures

    Deanne Locke's watercolors and pastels.

       

     

    • 12/05/2015
    • 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
    • Small Gallery and Auditorium

    DAC artist/teachers provide art education for middle school students in coordination with the Palm Springs Unified School District.  Students are recommended by their teachers based on their interest and talent in the area of visual arts.  

    • 12/05/2015
    • 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
    • Palm Canyon Drive

    Come visit the the Desert Art Center before watching the annual holiday parade! 

    • 12/08/2015
    • 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
    • Small Gallery

    Agenda to Follow

    • 12/12/2015
    • 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
    • Small Gallery and Auditorium

    DAC artist/teachers provide art education for middle school students in coordination with the Palm Springs Unified School District.  Students are recommended by their teachers based on their interest and talent in the area of visual arts.  

    • 12/12/2015
    • 10:00 AM
    • 12/13/2015
    • 4:00 PM
    • Frances Stevens Park

    The Desert Arts Festival features 100 artists presenting their original work in all mediums of two and three dimensional fine art, including paintings in acrylic, oils and watercolors, photography, etchings, sculpture in clay, glass, metal, stone and wood. Each artist will be present to meet with the public and discuss their work. All work is available for purchase.

    Desert Arts Festival image

    In addition to fine art, fine crafts will also be presented. Festival attendees will find blown glass, turned wood, semi-precious jewelry, pottery, stained glass, and an array of high-quality crafts.

    Frances Stevens Park, adjacent to the Desert Art Center,  is located at  538 N. Palm Canyon Drive, at the corner of Palm Canyon and Alejo.  The hours of the event are from 10:00 am - 4:00 pm daily. Admission and parking are free. The event is handicap accessible.

    The Desert Art Festival is presented by West Coast Artists and benefits the Desert Art Center, a local Non-Profit Organization, offering classes in fine art. For additional information visit our website at www.westcoastartists.com or call 818-813-4478.

    • 12/25/2015
    • 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
    • Gallery All Classrooms

    Holiday 

    • 01/01/2016
    • 01/11/2016
    • Palm Canyon Theater and other venues

    Visit the Desert Art Center before and after seeing a film next door at the Palm Canyon Theater

    • 01/01/2016
    • 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
    • Gallery All Classrooms

    Holiday 

    • 01/09/2016
    • 1:30 PM - 3:00 PM
    • DAC Auditorium: refreshments following

    The January DAC Art Experience will be "ART ATTACK" - a mini conference to discuss how to Brand, Present and Sell your artwork.

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    • 01/12/2016
    • 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
    • Small Gallery

    Agenda to Follow

    • 01/29/2016
    • 01/31/2016
    • Empire Polo Grounds, Indio

    The Desert Art Center will be hosting a booth with the Coachella Valley Arts Center for the three day festival.

    Volunteers needed to man the booth and do demonstrations 

    • 02/09/2016
    • 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
    • Small Gallery

    Agenda to Follow

    • 03/08/2016
    • 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
    • Small Gallery

    Agenda to Follow

    • 04/05/2016
    • 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
    • Small Gallery

    Agenda to Follow

    • 05/10/2016
    • 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
    • Small Gallery

    Agenda to Follow

Past events

05/31/2015 Gallery last open day.
05/12/2015 DAC Board Meeting
05/07/2015 Plein Air Paint-out
05/02/2015 Spring DAC Member Meeting and Reception
04/19/2015 Michael's House Recovery Workshop
04/18/2015 Art Where U R grant presentation
04/11/2015 Palm Springs Art Museum - Artists Council 99 Bucks Event
04/06/2015 DAC Board Meeting
04/04/2015 High School Artist Scholarship Presentation and Reception
04/04/2015 General Member Meeting - Spring Season
04/04/2015 ARTe - By Terry Casella and Susan Smith Evans: Photographing Artwork and Uploading to Your Album on DAC Website
04/03/2015 Spring Show Opening & Artists' Reception - Maria Hunt Featured Artist
04/02/2015 Plein Air Paint-out
03/30/2015 Spring Show Intake Day for Gallery Artists
03/28/2015 Plein Air Paint-out
03/21/2015 General Member Meeting - Spring Season
03/08/2015 Free Workshop: Golden Acrylic Paints Products Demo (Limited Seating)
03/05/2015 DAC Board Meeting
03/05/2015 Plein Air Paint-out
02/28/2015 New Gallery Artists Bring Art for Jury #2
02/22/2015 Life Drawing with David Fairrington
02/21/2015 New Member Orientation
02/21/2015 Plein Air Paint-out
02/15/2015 Arte - Urban Images by Ryan "Motel" Campbell
02/15/2015 Atomic Art: Other Images and Faces of Modernism
02/14/2015 Middle School Art Project (MSAP)
02/12/2015 DAC Board Meeting
02/07/2015 Middle School Art Project (MSAP)
02/06/2015 Show Opening & Reception Featured DAC Artist Molly Preston
02/05/2015 Plein Air Paint-out
02/02/2015 Art Intake for Gallery Members - 65 Anniversary Show
01/31/2015 Middle School Art Project (MSAP)
01/24/2015 Middle School Art Project (MSAP)
01/24/2015 Plein Air Paint-out
01/17/2015 High School Artists Show: President's Reception
01/17/2015 New Member Orientation
01/16/2015 High School Art Show
01/14/2015 High School Art Show Intake
01/10/2015 Arte - By David Fairrington: Commissioned Portraits & Combat Paintings
01/10/2015 New Member Orientation
01/08/2015 DAC Board Meeting
01/08/2015 Plein Air Paint-out
01/01/2015 New Year's Day - DAC Closed
12/25/2014 Winter Holiday - DAC Closed
12/14/2014 Holiday Lunch - Member Recognition
12/13/2014 Middle School Art Project (MSAP)
12/11/2014 DAC Board Meeting
12/07/2014 Gallery Training for New Gallery Artists
12/06/2014 Middle School Art Project (MSAP)
12/05/2014 December/January Show - Opening Artists Reception Featured Artists Suzanne Burton and Roma Bogard
12/04/2014 Plein Air Paint-out
12/01/2014 Art Intake for the Winter Show
11/30/2014 New Gallery Artist Intake for Jury #1
11/27/2014 Thanksgiving - DAC Closed
11/22/2014 Middle School Art Project (MSAP)
11/22/2014 Plein Air Paint-out
11/15/2014 Middle School Art Project (MSAP)
11/15/2014 New Member Orientation
11/08/2014 ARTe - By Jean Bradley: Interpreting Photos Into Colorful Paintings - The Editing Process
11/06/2014 DAC Board Summit Meeting
11/06/2014 Plein Air Paint-out
10/25/2014 New Member Orientation
10/11/2014 General Member Meeting - Fall Season
10/11/2014 ARTe - By David Salter and Susan Smith Evans: Photographing Artwork and Uploading to Your Album on DAC Website
10/11/2014 New DAC Member Orientation
10/09/2014 DAC Board Meeting
10/03/2014 65th Season Opening Show - Artists Reception Featured Artist Uriel Romero
10/03/2014 Desert Art Center Opens for 65th Season
10/02/2014 Plein Air Paint-out
09/29/2014 First Artwork Intake for the 2014-15 Season: Welcome Back Current Gallery Members
06/30/2014 Gallery Closed, open by appointment only
05/31/2014 Gallery open Friday, Saturday and Sunday only
05/08/2014 DAC Board Meeting
05/04/2014 Spring Reception for Members and installation of new Executive Committee
05/02/2014 Artists Reception with featured artist Kay Henkel and Gallery Fundraiser for the DAC Art Education Fund
05/01/2014 Plein Air Paint-out
04/28/2014 Art Intake for Gallery Members
04/20/2014 Gallery open for Easter
04/08/2014 Art Enrichment Serier:Pleine Air Painting with demonstrations
04/04/2014 Senior Scholarship Presenation and Reception
04/03/2014 DAC Board Meeting
04/03/2014 Plein Air Paint-out
04/02/2014 Student Scholarship Winners Art Display
03/29/2014 Plein Air Paint-out
03/08/2014 Spring General Meeting and Demonstration by Molly Lipster
03/07/2014 Artists Reception and Gallery Fundraiser for the DAC Scholarship Program
03/06/2014 DAC Board Meeting
03/06/2014 Plein Air Paint-out
03/03/2014 Art Intake for Gallery Members
03/01/2014 New Member Intake for Jury
03/01/2014 West Coast Artists Desert Arts Festival
02/22/2014 Plein Air Paint-out
02/15/2014 New Member Orientation
02/14/2014 West Coast Artists Desert Arts Festival
02/13/2014 DAC Board Meeting
02/13/2014 Palm Springs Fine Art Fair
02/11/2014 Art Enrichment Lecture: Frank Eber Atmospheric Watercolors and Demonstration
02/08/2014 Middle School Art Project
02/07/2014 Gallery Opening and Artist Reception for the "C" Note Show and the 16th Annual Palm Springs Juried Art Show. Our featured artist, Moira Johannessen, will be in the small gallery.
02/07/2014 15th Annual Palm Spring Juried Art Show
02/06/2014 Plein Air Paint-out
02/03/2014 Art Intake for Gallery Members
02/01/2014 Middle School Art Project
01/25/2014 New Member Orientation
01/25/2014 West Coast Artists Desert Arts Festival
01/18/2014 Middle School Art Project
01/17/2014 Reception for High School Student Artists in the 5th Annual Student Art Show
01/17/2014 5th Annual High School Student Art Show
01/14/2014 Art Enrichment Series: Saori Weaving by Ellen Finan
01/11/2014 Middle School Art Project
01/11/2014 New Member Orientation
01/09/2014 DAC Board Meeting
01/04/2014 Plein Air Paint-out
01/03/2014 Gallery open for Featured Artists Shirley James and Barbara Matheney
01/02/2014 Plein Air Paint-out
01/01/2014 Gallery Closed for New Years Day
12/25/2013 Gallery Closed for Christmas
12/15/2013 Holiday Luncheon
12/14/2013 Middle School Art Project
12/14/2013 West Coast Artists Desert Arts Festival
12/07/2013 Middle School Art Project
12/07/2013 DAC 4th Annual Art Mart
12/06/2013 Artists Reception and Gallery Fundraiser for the DAC Middle School Art Project.
12/05/2013 DAC Board Meeting
12/05/2013 Plein Air Paint-out
12/02/2013 Art Intake for Gallery Members
11/29/2013 West Coast Artists Desert Arts Festival
11/28/2013 Gallery Closed for Thanksgiving
11/24/2013 New Member Intake for Jury
11/23/2013 Middle School Art Project
11/23/2013 Plein Air Paint-out
11/16/2013 Middle School Art Project
11/16/2013 New Member Orientation
11/15/2013 Desert Art Center's 63rd Anniversary Celebration and Reception
11/12/2013 Art Enrichment Lecture: Robert Brasier "Between Abstract and Reality"
11/09/2013 New Member Orientation
11/07/2013 DAC Board Meeting
11/07/2013 Plein Air Paint-out
10/26/2013 Fall Harvest Potluck
10/26/2013 New Member Orientation
10/12/2013 New Member Orientation
10/12/2013 General Meeting: Discussion "Welcome Back to the DAC"
10/04/2013 Artists Reception and Gallery Fundraiser for the DAC Art Education Fund.
10/03/2013 DAC Board Meeting
10/03/2013 Plein Air Paint-out
09/30/2013 Art Intake for Gallery Members
09/09/2013 DAC Board Meeting
08/15/2013 Spring Reception for new Board
05/09/2013 DAC Board Meeting
05/05/2013 Spring Reception
05/03/2013 Gallery Opening and Meet the Artist Reception
05/02/2013 Plein Air Paint-out
04/29/2013 Art Intake for Gallery Members
04/18/2013 Plein Air Paint-out
04/11/2013 DAC Board Meeting
04/09/2013 Art Enrichment Lecture: Robert Brasier "The Story of Art"
04/05/2013 Senior Scholarship Presenation and Reception
04/05/2013 Plein Air Paint-out
04/03/2013 Student Scholarship Winners Art Display
03/30/2013 DAC 4th Annual Art Mart
03/30/2013 Plein Air Paint-out
03/23/2013 West Coast Artists Desert Arts Festival
03/16/2013 Plein Air Paint-out
03/14/2013 DAC Board Meeting
03/12/2013 Art Enrichment Lecture: Shawn Savage "Social Media: Marketing your work and building your brand"
03/07/2013 Plein Air Paint-out
03/02/2013 West Coast Artists Desert Arts Festival
03/01/2013 Gallery Opening and Meet the Artist Reception
02/25/2013 Art Intake for current and new Gallery Members
02/24/2013 New Member Intake for Jury
02/23/2013 Middle School Art Project
02/23/2013 Plein Air Paint-out
02/16/2013 Middle School Art Project
02/16/2013 New Member Orientation
02/16/2013 West Coast Artists Desert Arts Festival
02/12/2013 Art Enrichment Lecture: Leo Fuchs "The Purpose of Art and the Artist in Society
02/09/2013 Middle School Art Project
02/07/2013 Plein Air Paint-out
02/03/2013 Plein Air Paint-out
02/02/2013 Middle School Art Project
02/01/2013 Gallery Opening and Artist Reception for the "C" Note Show
02/01/2013 15th Annual Palm Spring Juried Art Show
01/28/2013 Art Intake for Gallery Members for "C" Note Show
01/26/2013 Plein Air Paint-out
01/21/2013 Pickup for 4th Annual DAC Student Art Show
01/19/2013 West Coast Artists Desert Arts Festival
01/12/2013 Reception for High School Student Artists in the 4th Annual Student Art Show
01/12/2013 4th Annual DAC Student Art Show
01/12/2013 New Member Orientation
01/10/2013 Intake for 4th Annual DAC Student Art Show
01/08/2013 Art Enrichment Lecture: Patrick Blythe "“Exploring your artistic path from Inspiration, to Conceptualization, to Execution”
01/05/2013 DAC Board Meeting
01/03/2013 Plein Air Paint-out
12/15/2012 Plein Air Paint-out
12/13/2012 DAC Board Meeting
12/09/2012 Holiday Luncheon
12/08/2012 Middle School Art Project
12/08/2012 West Coast Artists Desert Arts Festival
12/07/2012 Gallery Opening and Meet the Artist Reception
12/06/2012 Plein Air Paint-out
12/03/2012 Art Intake for current and new Gallery Members
12/02/2012 Jury Meeting
12/02/2012 New Member Intake for Jury
12/01/2012 New Member Intake for Jury
12/01/2012 Middle School Art Project
11/23/2012 West Coast Artists Desert Arts Festival
11/17/2012 Bountiful Harvest Potluck
11/17/2012 Middle School Art Project
11/17/2012 New Member Orientation
11/13/2012 Art Enrichment Lecture: Robert Brasier "The Artists Community"
11/10/2012 Middle School Art Project
11/08/2012 DAC Board Meeting
11/01/2012 Plein Air Paint-out
10/27/2012 New Member Orientation
10/13/2012 New Member Orientation
10/11/2012 DAC Board Meeting
10/09/2012 General Meeting: Discussion "Welcome Back to the DAC"
10/05/2012 Gallery Opening and Meet the Artist Reception
10/04/2012 Plein Air Paint-out
10/01/2012 Art Intake for Gallery Members
02/03/2012 Small Art Modernism Show
02/03/2012 Opening of Small Art Modernism show
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