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Upcoming Events

Here is a summary of the Desert Art Center 2016-2017 
Schedule of Events:

Upcoming events

Past events

05/05/2017 FIRST FRIDAY: New Gallery Show And Reception with Featured Artists Cate Salenger and Traci McCall
05/04/2017 Elaine Mathews Plein Air Paint-Out
04/06/2017 Elaine Mathews Plein Air Paint-Out
04/01/2017 High School Art Show
03/31/2017 High School Artist Scholarship Presentation and Reception
03/25/2017 General Member Meeting - Spring Season
03/25/2017 A Demonstration by Sculpture Artist Jilda Schwartz
03/18/2017 West Coast Artists Desert Arts Festival
03/12/2017 Critique Salon
03/04/2017 West Coast Artists Desert Arts Festival
03/03/2017 FIRST FRIDAY: Featured Artists Elaine Starrett and James Glass
03/02/2017 Elaine Mathews Plein Air Paint-Out
02/26/2017 Critique Salon
02/25/2017 The Camera and the Artist in Modern and Contemporary Art
02/18/2017 West Coast Artists Desert Arts Festival
02/12/2017 ART FOR KIDS DAY
02/11/2017 Art in Action: Under the Eaves
02/11/2017 Middle School Art Project (MSAP)
02/04/2017 Middle School Art Project (MSAP)
02/03/2017 Palm Springs Juried Art Show
02/03/2017 TWO LIVELY LADIES! With Featured Artists Moira Johannessen and Darleen Wilkerson
02/03/2017 18th Annual Juried Art Show Opening Reception
02/02/2017 Elaine Mathews Plein Air Paint-Out
01/30/2017 Art Intake for Gallery Members
01/28/2017 Middle School Art Project (MSAP)
01/26/2017 Southwest Arts Festival
01/22/2017 Critique Salon
01/21/2017 Middle School Art Project (MSAP)
01/14/2017 West Coast Artists Desert Arts Festival
01/07/2017 A Talk with Artist Bernard Stanley Hoyes
01/06/2017 FIRST FRIDAY with featured Artists Silvio Silvestri and Kathi Klophenstein
01/05/2017 Elaine Mathews Plein Air Paint-Out
01/01/2017 New Years Day - DAC Closed
12/25/2016 Winter Holiday - DAC Closed
12/16/2016 Artist Reception: "Light of the Desert" featuring Vaughan Davies
12/11/2016 Critique Salon
12/10/2016 West Coast Artists Desert Arts Festival
12/10/2016 Middle School Art Project (MSAP)
12/09/2016 Artist Reception: "Banners' by Marcia Gawecki
12/03/2016 Middle School Art Project (MSAP)
12/02/2016 FIRST FRIDAY: Winter Artists Show and Reception featuring "THE MAGIC AND MIXTURE OF GLASS AND PHOTOGRAPHY" Don Dietz and David and Stephanie Salter
12/01/2016 Elaine Mathews Plein Air Paint-Out
11/30/2016 Jury Submission for New Gallery Members
11/25/2016 West Coast Artists Desert Arts Festival
11/24/2016 Thanksgiving Day - DAC Closed
11/19/2016 Middle School Art Project (MSAP)
11/16/2016 (copy) Critique Salon
11/13/2016 Critique Salon
11/12/2016 Middle School Art Project (MSAP)
11/05/2016 Art Experience: Art Challenge
11/05/2016 General Member Meeting - Fall Season
11/04/2016 FIRST FRIDAY presents "People in Motion" with featured artist Jessica Schiffman
11/03/2016 Elaine Mathews Plein Air Paint-Out
10/29/2016 Art Experience: A Celebration of Crafts with Darleen Wilkerson and Ron Taylor
10/16/2016 Critique Salon: CANCELLED - register for next month 11/13
10/07/2016 FIRST FRIDAY: Fall Opening Show and Reception featuring "Three Guys doing Water Color" Scott Stoltman, James Nelson and Ian Cooke
10/06/2016 Elaine Mathews Plein Air Paint-Out
10/03/2016 Art Intake for Gallery Members
09/20/2016 DAC Board Meeting
06/07/2016 DAC Board Meeting
05/10/2016 (copy) High School Artist Scholarship Presentation and Potluck Reception
05/10/2016 DAC Board Meeting
05/06/2016 Featured Artists Veronique Branger and Nancy Frey
05/06/2016 Meet the Artists - New Show Opening
05/05/2016 Plein Air Paint-out
05/02/2016 Art Intake for Gallery Members
05/01/2016 Critique Salon
04/23/2016 High School Art Show Reception
04/21/2016 High School Art Show
04/10/2016 Critique Salon
04/09/2016 ART IN ACTION: Clay, Glass, Fiber
04/08/2016 High School Artist Scholarship Presentation and Potluck Reception
04/07/2016 Plein Air Paint-out
04/05/2016 DAC Board Meeting
04/02/2016 General Member Meeting - Spring Season
04/02/2016 Art Experience - Terry Masters Demonstration
04/01/2016 Featured Artists Veronique Branger and Nancy Frey
03/19/2016 West Coast Artists Desert Arts Festival
03/18/2016 (copy) Artist Reception with Featured Artist Antoinette Hanson
03/13/2016 Critique Salon
03/12/2016 Plein Air Paint-out
03/10/2016 Plein Air Paint-out
03/08/2016 DAC Board Meeting
03/05/2016 West Coast Artists Desert Arts Festival
03/04/2016 Susan Smith Evans, DAC Featured Artist, with her show "Botanicals"
03/04/2016 Meet the Artists Reception - New Show Opening
02/20/2016 Plein Air Paint-out
02/13/2016 Middle School Art Project (MSAP)
02/11/2016 Palm Springs Modernism Week
02/09/2016 DAC Board Meeting
02/06/2016 West Coast Artists Desert Arts Festival
02/06/2016 Middle School Art Project (MSAP)
02/05/2016 Palm Springs Juried Art Show Reception and Awards
02/05/2016 Gallery Opening and Artist Reception for the "C" Note Show
02/05/2016 Alicia Siegler and Kathleen Scoggin Featured Artists
02/04/2016 Plein Air Paint-out
01/30/2016 Middle School Art Project (MSAP)
01/23/2016 Middle School Art Project (MSAP)
01/16/2016 West Coast Artists Desert Arts Festival
01/12/2016 DAC Board Meeting
01/09/2016 Art Enrichment Program "ART ATTACK"
01/07/2016 Plein Air Paint-out
01/01/2016 New Years Day - DAC Closed
01/01/2016 Palm Springs International Film Festival
12/25/2015 Winter Holiday - DAC Closed
12/12/2015 Middle School Art Project (MSAP)
12/08/2015 DAC Board Meeting
12/05/2015 Palm Springs Annual Parade of Lights
12/05/2015 ART ACTION UNDER THE EAVES
12/05/2015 Middle School Art Project (MSAP)
12/04/2015 Meet the Artists - New Show Opening and Featuring Artists Kathi Klopfenstein and Nye Willden
12/03/2015 Plein Air Paint-out
11/30/2015 Art Intake for Gallery Members
11/26/2015 West Coast Artists Desert Arts Festival
11/26/2015 Thanksgiving Day - DAC Closed
11/21/2015 Middle School Art Project (MSAP)
11/21/2015 Plein Air Paint-out
11/14/2015 Middle School Art Project (MSAP)
11/13/2015 Desert Art Center's 66th Anniversary Celebration and Reception
11/10/2015 DAC Board Meeting
11/07/2015 Art Experience: Watercolor Challenge
11/07/2015 Fall General Member Meeting
11/07/2015 ART ACTION UNDER THE EAVES
11/05/2015 Plein Air Paint-out
10/20/2015 Desert Art Center's 66th Anniversary Celebration and Reception
10/16/2015 Plein Air Paint-out
10/10/2015 Art Experience: A Celebration of Crafts
10/10/2015 ART ACTION UNDER THE EAVES
10/10/2015 Plein Air Paint-out
10/06/2015 DAC Board Meeting - Canceled
10/02/2015 Artist Reception with Featured Artist Antoinette Hanson
10/01/2015 Gallery opens for 66th season
09/28/2015 Art Intake for Gallery Members
09/16/2015 Acrylics Workshop...Abstract Focus
09/16/2015 DAC Board Meeting
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
11/12/2013 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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