April 4, 2014

Indian Wells Arts Festival

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Join the synergy - validate the vision: See Art at Work! It's fun, exciting and dynamic!

Welcome to the INDIAN WELLS ARTS FESTIVAL – where Art is a Happening! at the Indian Wells Tennis Garden - Home of the BNP Paribas Open Tennis Tournament -- a $75 million state-of-the-art facility surrounded by mountain vistas. The City of Indian Wells is conveniently located in the heart of the Southern California -- Palm Springs/Desert Resort communities.

Indian Wells Arts Festival More than 200 award winning artists transform the magnificent path-lined plaza with a spectacular splash of color, featuring hundreds of pieces of one-of-a-kind artwork available for purchase. Offerings include painting, drawing, ceramics, glass, photography, sculpture, jewelry, apparel and hand-crafted wares. Meet the artists and buy directly from them!

You don’t need to be an art aficionado to enjoy the Indian Wells Arts Festival. It’s designed to create a festive event experience and community celebration. Everyone loves to watch the on-site demonstrations including sand sculpture, glass blowing, painting, weaving, large scale stone sculpturing, larger-than-life mural painting, wood carving and pottery throwing.

With a celebrated reputation for its high quality and wide variety of fine art and quality craft, the Festival has been ranked one of the “100 Best Fine Art Shows in the country” by Sunshine Artist magazine; “Best of the Best” by Palm Springs Life magazine; and ranked in the top 100 in both fine art fairs and fine craft shows by Greg Lawler’s Art Source Book.

The creative synergy of demonstrating artists, local sponsors and non-profit partners enhances our venue with vibrant activity. The artisan village environment includes a Gourmet Market Place with gourmet specialties, Art Market offering art products, while sidewalk chalk drawing, children’s activities, wine tasting, live musical entertainment and refreshment add to the festive activities that are ongoing throughout the day. On Sunday, a special “Eggs in the Garden” brunch menu is available until noon.

The Festival incorporates a number of local charities as Festival Partners and donates to their art scholarship funds. Participating organizations have included Vocal Performance and Appreciation Club at College of the Desert, The Children s Discovery Museum of the Desert, Student Creative Recycle Art Program (SCRAP) Gallery, George Washington Charter School, Palm Springs Unified School District, Cathedral City High School Digital Arts Academy, Old Town Artisan Studio and Champion Volunteer Foundation.

Acquire the affordable -- capture the collectable. Join the synergy as art comes alive!

The Indian Wells Arts Festival is produced by Dianne Funk Enterprises, Inc.

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ARTS CONNECTION CONFERENCE PARTNERS

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Special thanks to our conference host, Copper Mountain College!

 

ARTS PATRONS    

  

Drs. Ernest & Dorothy Garcia

 

Arts Sustainers

Randy Polumbo

KOA Corporation Planning & Engineering

San Bernardino Art Association

The Ranch Projects Publishing

Joshua Tree Music Festival

 

Arts Advocates

Paulson Orthodontics

Mojave Desert Land Trust

Cultural Planning Group

Gruen Associates

The Wignall Museum of Contemporary Art

The Ontario Museum of History and Art

The Community Foundation

The Noah Purifoy Foundation

Harrison House Music, Arts & Ecology

Pappy & Harriets

Bobby Furst 

The Joshua Tree Inn

 

Arts Friends

Joshua Tree Highlands Artist Residency (JTHAR)

Chaffey College, School of Visual & Performing Arts

High Desert Test Sites

Elwood & Associates

Inlandia Institute

 

Special thanks to Copper Mountain College for our hosting the conference this year!

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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San Bernardino, CA 92410

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