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Arts Education Center
550 North Palm Canyon Drive 
Palm Springs, CA 92262

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Desert Art Center Opens for its 65th Season

Please Join Us for our Gallery Opening and Artist Reception

100% of the Proceeds from this event go to DAC's Art Education Programs for Middle School and High School Age Students

Friday, October 3


Artist Uriel Romero will be featured in our Small Gallery

Romero's paintings are mixed media with "...handpicked images that are the building blocks to re-construct the otherwise lost image in the preconceived world around us." Uriel Romero after graduating from Chaffey Community college move to the Coachella Valley. Where he found a vibrant artist community. He is a multimedia artist who continues to explore materials to make his "stupid art."

Our Gallery
550 North Palm Canyon Drive
Palm Springs

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Center invites you to invest in local artists and designers of tomorrow by becoming an Art Angel or an Art Partner.

One of our Art Partners, 
The NestEggg Group, is supporting the arts programs at DAC by making an additional donation to DAC for every donation made to the DAC until September 30, 2014. 

Now's the time to make a donation to the DAC and make those donation dollars go farther.  Make a donation by clicking here.

Thank you NestEggg for making the DAC one of your NestEggg's Dozen and supporting the arts with your EgggMatch program!

Congratulations to
DAC Artist Council

Congratulations to Desert Art Center members Lou Armentrout, Leo Fuchs, Millicent Harvey, Bob Hoffmann, Irene Ryan Maloney, Victor Picou, Uriel Romero, and Jilda Schwartz who have all been Juried into the Palm Springs Museum annual A.C.E. show. we are proud of you all.

The Artists Council Exhibition 2014 is from October 11 to December 7, 2014 at the Palm Springs Art Museum. The Awards Ceremony and Opening Reception will take place Friday, November 7 with the Awards Ceremony starting at 5:30 p.m. in the Annenberg Theatre followed by a reception at 6:00 p.m. in the Elrod Sculpture Garden. The Awards Ceremony and Reception are free and open to the public.

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Student Scholarships

2014 High School Senior Scholarship Awards 

Congratulations to our 2014 winners!

Edgar Arechiga,
Mt San Jacinto High School
Jesus Mata,
Cathedral City High School
Evelyn Olvera, Desert Hot Springs High School
David Padilla, Cathedral City High School
Joshua Sanchez, Mt San Jacinto High School
 Madison Ziegler, Palm Springs High School

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