Artists’ Guild Members Show: Feb. 28-March 24 Reception: March 2, 5:00-7:00 p.m. Register Now for March Art Classes!
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TWENTYNINE PALMS, Calif. (Feb. 26, 2019) – Local artists are showing their best work as part of the 29 Palms Artists’ Guild judged exhibition at the 29 Palms Art Gallery, Feb. 28 – March 24. Three artists will win cash prizes and one will receive honorable mention at the popular annual event. Join the artists for wine, refreshments, and entertainment at the First Saturdays Art Cruise opening reception, March 2 from 5-7 p.m. The gallery is located at 74055 Cottonwood Drive, Twentynine Palms. Hours are Thursday – Sunday, 11 a.m. – 3 p.m.
The 29 Palms Art Gallery also offers monthly art classes for youth and adults. The first class begins March 2 and registration is open for all classes at www.29palmsartgallery.org. The adult paint night class scheduled for March 15 has been cancelled and will be rescheduled.
CLASSES FOR YOUTH: Class size is limited to 12 students. Pre-registration is requested.
Collage Art, Saturday, March 2, 9-10:30 a.m., $10 or $5 for Youth Members.
Students 5 to 11 years old join artist Darlene Morris to choose a personal color palette, paint with their colors and then find papers, words and letters in magazines to collage into their pieces. Materials are provided by the gallery.
Impressionist Painting, Monday, March 4, 4-6 p.m., $10 or $5 for Youth Members.
Students 12 to 17 years old join artist Ed Keesling to advance their painting skills in the impressionist style. Materials are provided by the gallery.
CLASSES FOR ADULTS: Minimum of six students. Pre-registration is requested.
Life Drawing, Thursdays, March 7, 14, 21, 28, 5:30-8:30 p.m. $5, plus shared model fees.
Artist Alane Levinson facilitates a live life drawing class at the 29 Palms Art Gallery. All skill levels are welcome. Model fees are approximately $20 per hour to be split by participants. Workshops are uninstructed and artists should provide their own materials and a drop cloth.
The 29 Palms Art Gallery is the oldest arts organization in the Morongo Basin and was founded by a group of desert artists and famed painter John Hilton in 1951. It is located in a historic adobe built in 1936 near the Oasis of Mara as a home for western author Tom Hopkins. Since 1963, Artists' Guild members have operated the non-profit organization, gallery and gift shop in the adobe near Joshua Tree National Park. The gallery also hosts seasonal events and art classes for all ages. To learn more, visit visit www.29palmsartgallery.com or call 760-367-7819.
MEDIA CONTACT: Denise Tanguay, Tanguay Communications, 760-274-7313