A COMMUNITY ART RESOURCE FOR THE COACHELLA VALLEY

desert art center

STIMULATE / EDUCATE / NURTURE

NOVEMBER GALLERY HOURS: THUR - MON: 10AM - 4PM | FRIDAYS, SATURDAYS: 10AM - 7:30PM

SPECIAL! 4PM - 7:30PM, Fridays & Saturdays
 Visit DAC's Main Gallery during our Friday/Saturday late opening hours for a 10% discount on all gallery items6

DECEMBER GALLERY HOURS: THUR - MON: 10AM - 4PM

GIVE THE GIFT OF ART! PURCHASE AN E-GIFT CARD HERE

Use for Gallery Art, Classes, Workshops, Memberships, and more!

Winter Show &
Holiday Opening Party!

Friday December 3, from 5 - 7pm

New Art by our Just-Juried Gallery Artists
New Featured Artist Show

Join us as we deck the DAC with holiday decor!
Festive refreshments, fun food!

A FREE DAC ARTS ENRICHMENT EVENT

JUST ADD WATER! AN INTRODUCTION TO WATER MIXABLE OILS TUESDAY, DECEMBER 14 AT 4:30PM

If you’ve always wanted to try oil painting but are put off by mess, supplies and fumes, discover the flexibility of Water Based Oils! Water Based Oils are just as effective, and are super easy to use in the home and for outdoor Plein Air painting.

Kristin Olson Stone demystifies the process and shows you what can be achieved in this informative, free Arts Enrichment event.

MASTERS WORKSHOP with MERIDY VOLZ

Drawing and Painting the Figure

Sunday, December 12  |  10am to 3pm, with lunch break
The focus of this workshop is on getting loose, pushing dynamics such as color, line and texture, and training the eye to see. 
 

REGISTRATION DETAILS

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Desert Art Center offers classes in a wide variety of mediums including Drawing, Painting, Printmaking, Ceramics, Photography, Glass and more. Beginner or expert, you will be challenged to grow as an artist with Fine Art classes taught by the area’s top professionals. 

Our gallery is a beautiful showplace for our most talented juried and featured member artists, providing an opportunity to show and sell their paintings, photography, textiles, jewelry, glass, ceramics, mosaics, and more.

Desert Art Center celebrates 70 years of nurturing, educating and inspiring artists in the Coachella Valley. Our historic building started life as Palm Springs first school, and DAC continues that legacy, providing fine art classes throughout the year.

Be a part of our lively creative community! As a member you’ll have the opportunity to meet local working artists and join us for our many shows, receptions and special events.

When you donate your time at DAC you become an essential part of the volunteer family that is the heart and soul of our organization. 
When you make a tax-free donation to our charitable non-profit, your funds directly impact our daily programming and operations.

DONATE AND HELP INSPIRE YOUNG ARTISTS

DAC’s long-standing donor-funded youth programs bring a legacy of learning and expert art instruction to the area’s Middle and High School students, nurturing creativity, building skills, and providing scholarships toward college art education.

The Middle School Arts Program (MSAP) is made possible by a generous grant from The Reed Foundation.

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Each purchase at our online store directly benefits day-to-day operations at Desert Art Center

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