FROM FEB 25 THROUGH APRIL 30, 2017, THE COACHELLA VALLEY AND ITS DESERT LANDSCAPE WILL BECOME THE CANVAS FOR A CURATED EXHIBITION OF SITE-SPECIFIC WORK BY ESTABLISHED AND EMERGING ARTISTS, WHOSE PROJECTS WILL AMPLIFY AND ARTICULATE GLOBAL AND LOCAL ISSUES THAT MAY RANGE FROM CLIMATE CHANGE TO STARRY SKIES, FROM TRIBAL CULTURE AND IMMIGRATION TO TOURISM, GAMING, AND GOLF. THE ART WORKS, IN VARIOUS INDOOR AND OUTDOOR LOCATIONS, WILL BE AVAILABLE FREE AND WILL OFFER VISITORS A WAY TO SEE THE VALLEY AND REFLECT ON SERIOUS AND PLAYFUL ISSUES THROUGH THE LENS OF THE PARTICIPATING ARTISTS' CREATIVITY AND WORK.
Planning a visit to Desert X? Desert X installations are available free and require no ticket.
Installations are open daily from dawn to sunset, however, please be aware that the installations listed below have unique open hours.
Desert X Hub at the Ace Hotel & Swim Club is where you can pick up a catalog and map, shop Desert X merchandise, and artists' books, and visit with Desert X volunteers and staff to learn more about Desert X.
The Hub at Ace Hotel & Swim Club is located on the 1st floor of the Clubhouse (behind the pool).
Open Thursday - Monday: 12pm - 4pm.
Closed Tuesday and Wednesday.
Docent-led bus tours of Desert X installations are offered Saturday and Sunday through April 30, 2017.
For more information and to buy tickets, click HERE.
Desert X sites are free to visit, and tickets are not required. Visit sites during daylight hours.
The following sites have specific hours:
Lita Albuquerque at Sunnylands: Thurs - Sun, 8:30am - 3:45pm
(Gate closes at 4pm, do not arrive past 3:45pm)
Jeffrey Gibson's ALIVE can be seen 24/7 from the street outside the Palm Springs Art Museum.
For entry to the sculpture garden and the museum, hours are:
Sun, Mon, Tues, Sat: 10am - 5pm, Thurs & Fri: 12pm - 9pm, closed Wednesday.
Gabriel Kuri's Donation Box viewable through the window storefront.
Due to the theft and removal of artworks Richard Prince's Third Place is no longer open to the public.
Rob Pruitt and Juliao Sarmento's temporary installations have now concluded.
Glenn Kaino: For access, text “hollowearth” to 41411.
CLOSED MONDAY, MARCH 20 for maintenance.
Will Bonne: Daily, 7am - 7pm
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