• NBCares Silver Linings: Agnes Pelton In the Coachella Valley

      In this NBCares, Sandie Newton explores a desert story of a celebrated local artist with an upcoming book. Agnes Pelton lived in the Coachella Valley for more than 20 years. Her desert home in Cathedral City is now an artist’s destination and great preservation of Agnes the person and artist. Mari Coates, the author […]

  • More than 200 CVUSD students participate in 2021 Desert X

    More than 200 Coachella Valley Unified School District students had the opportunity to participate in the 2021 Desert X art exhibit. The students received canvas and art supplies to participate, as part of artist Oscar Murillo’s Frequencies project (http://frequenciesproject.net), from home. Initiated in 2013, Murillo’s Frequencies project has invited thousands of students aged primarily 10 […]

  • Vandals tag path to Desert X exhibit

    Vandals have tagged an area leading up to one of the most popular 2021 Desert X exhibits. Several rocks in the path to “Never Forget” are filled with red and white spray paint. The Palm Springs Police Department says it has not been reported as of yet, so an investigation has not yet been opened. […]

  • Desert X to Debut Third Installation Friday in the Coachella Valley

    The 2021 Desert X outdoor art exhibition will officially get underway Friday in the Coachella Valley, and some installations have already begun engendering significant attention. A dozen artists from eight countries including Egypt, Argentina and Saudi Arabia will deploy their site-specific artwork at outside areas across 40 miles of the Colorado Desert. The art biennial […]

  • Desert X installations being put up, exhibit starts next week

    The 2021 Desert X outdoor art exhibition will get underway next week in the Coachella Valley following a brief delay due to the coronavirus pandemic. A dozen artists from eight countries including Egypt, Argentina and Saudi Arabia will deploy their site-specific artwork at outside areas across 40 miles of the Colorado Desert. The art biennial […]

  • Artists announced for 2021 Desert X Art exhibit

    The 2021 Desert X art exhibition, a contemporary art biennial in the Coachella Valley, is slated to begin next month after being delayed due to the coronavirus pandemic. Artists participating in the 2021 exhibit were announce Tuesday and include: — Zahrah Alghamdi (born 1977, Al Bahah, Saudi Arabia, based in Jeddah) — Ghada Amer (born 1963, […]

  • Desert X art exhibit returns March 12

    The 2021 Desert X art exhibition, a contemporary art biennial in the Coachella Valley, is slated to begin next month after being delayed due to the coronavirus pandemic. The free event, which includes art installations placed at outside sites across 40 miles of desert, is scheduled for March 12 through May 16. “Among the first […]

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