specialty showS


As well as Bi-Monthly Shows, featuring our juried member artists, in our Main Gallery, DAC hosts Specialty Shows in the Studio Gallery throughout the year. Most of these shows are open for submission to our entire membership. Become a member to enter your work in these shows, and to receive newsletter bulletins detailing entry specifics.

DAC INSTRUCTORS SHOW
OCTOBER 7 – 9 | 10AM – 4PM 

OPENING RECEPTION FRIDAY OCTOBER 7 FROM 5 – 7PM
Showcasing the talent of our weekly classes and workshops instructors

See the show • Get inspired • Take a class!

DAC Weekly Instructors: • Ian Cooke • Don Dietz • David Fairrington • Moira Johannesson • Elaine Mathews • Julianna Poldi • Robert Rogers • Jessica Schiffman • Mike Simollari • Meridy Volz • Bruce Weber • David Wolfram Guest workshop Instructors: • Rose Cefalu • Bob Hannah • Jim Nelson • Natalie Richards

SEE ART AND DETAILS

SHOWS OPEN FOR ENTRY TO ALL DAC MEMBERS
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INCLUSION – Celebrating Pride Week in Palm Springs
CALL FOR ENTRIES!
The Desert Art Center is excited to announce Inclusion, a themed exhibition celebrating LGBTQ Pride in Palm Springs. As Desert Art Center’s own show of pride, Inclusion is open for entries to DAC’s entire membership!

The show will run from November 4 – November 13, 10am – 4pm, to coincide with Palm Springs Pride.

Opening Reception will be held on Friday November 4, from 5-7pm.

HOW TO ENTER

Join DAC! Submissions are limited to Desert Art Center members only -if you would like to join DAC in order to enter this show, you may do so at desertartcenter.org/join. Memberships taken at this time will be good through December 2023 and are $48.

• Members are invited to submit one piece each.

Intake will be Monday 10/31, from 9am – 12 noon at Desert Art Center

• All 2-dimensional and 3-dimensional artwork must reflect the theme ‘Inclusion’.

Please note that art of an explicit nature will not be accepted.

• For framing and hanging specifications, please see our GalleryDisplayRules

SEE ENTRY DETAILS
MMPlogo

DAC 73rd Anniversary Fundraiser
Saturday January 14, 4 – 7pm
Create and donate a 6 x 6 work of art for our MiniMasterpieces Show
Buy a 6 x 6 work of art at our MiniMasterpieces Show for only $73!

We invite all of our exhibiting and non-exhibiting members to participate!

If you are not a member, simply join DAC at the base rate of $48/yr (good through December 2023) to enter this show! You can join at the gallery desk, or at desertartcenter.org/join-dac

HOW TO ENTER:

6″x6″ canvases are available for pickup at the Gallery Desk, Fridays – Sundays (September) and Thursdays – Mondays (starting October 7).

~ JOIN DAC and/or SIGN the agreement to participate. 

~ PICK UP a 6 x 6 blank canvas (maximum of 2/pp).

~ Any medium is permitted, so long as it is on the 6 x 6 canvas panel

~ Dimensions must be 6” x 6” and 1 ½” deep Blank canvases will be available for pick up at the DAC gallery desk Thursdays to Mondays, 10 -4pm.

~If you’re unable to pick up a free canvas you may purchase your own –  just be sure to email us at info@ desertartcenter.org to let us know you are participating.

RETURN the finished canvases to DAC WITH YOUR SIGNATURE ON THE BACK by January 9th 20234-7pm

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midmod show

MID MOD SHOW
February 17 – 28, 10am – 4pm
Opening Reception: Friday February 17, from 5-7pm
DAC challenges its member artists to come up with new original art that celebrates the cool aesthetic of mid­century art and design.

ENTRY DETAILS TO COME

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superblooms

SUPER BLOOMS
May 5 – 7, 10am – 4pm
Opening Reception: Friday May 5, from 5-7pm
All members are invited to create artwork celebrating the beauty of Spring and the flowering of the desert. All media.

ENTRY DETAILS TO COME

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