Cultural Events

events_calendar_iconIn keeping with our mission of Promoting and Cultivating the Arts, La Quinta Arts Foundation will present an exciting slate of activities for the 2015-2016 Season. We are committed to providing innovative cultural events, and learning and self-enrichment opportunities for Coachella Valley residents and visitors. Creative partnerships with artists, musicians, local businesses, and civic and charitable organizations ensure delivery of successful programs to the community.

The following links provide information for upcoming Art Under the Umbrellas show, La Quinta Arts FestivalAmerican Craft Week and more….

Looking for the complete list of Art Under the Umbrellas shows for the 2015-16 season? Go here.

 


Follow the Thread – A Salute to American Craft Week

8
Sep
Tuesday 2015
10am TO 4pm
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20
Nov
Friday 2015
10am TO 4pm
Presented in partnership with the City of La Quinta, Rabobank, and in association with Coachella Valley Quilt Guild – A glimpse into the fascinating world of modern-day quilt artists who are able to transform a fabric canvas into a multi-faceted art piece. The exhibition will take place from September 8, 2015 to November 20, 2015 at La […]
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Art Under the Umbrellas October 31, 2015

31
Oct
Saturday 2015
10am TO 4pm
Join us Saturday, October 31, 2015, Halloween weekend, from 10am to 4pm for this charming one-day series of events in Old Town La Quinta.  Exhibiting a diverse collection of original artistic creations, 80 talented artists come together along Old Town La Quinta’s picturesque Main Street, lined with restaurants and unique boutiques, to display and sell their works of art! Presented […]
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Desert Plein Air

28
Mar
Monday 2016
10am TO 4pm
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3
Jun
Friday 2016
10am TO 4pm
Presented in partnership with the City of La Quinta, and Rabobank, the Community Gallery will feature an exhibition of local and regional contemporary Plein Air painters.  Plein Air is a French expression which means “in the open air.”  Plein Air artists capture the spirit and essence of a landscape or subject by incorporating natural light, […]
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Andy Nelson: A Legacy Revealed

14
Dec
Monday 2015
10am TO 4pm
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11
Mar
Friday 2016
10am TO 4pm
Presented in partnership with the City of La Quinta, and Rabobank, the Community Gallery will feature an exhibition of Andy Nelson’s art.  Straddling the line between fine and commercial art, Andy Nelson (1920-1996) produced a prodigious body of figurative and abstract paintings while also art directing advertising campaigns for clients including Ford Motor Co., RCA, […]
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