UPCOMING EXHIBITION:

HOLIDAZE
On view: November 27, 2021 – January 2, 2022
Gallery Hours: Saturdays 9 am – 3 pm and Sundays Noon – 3 pm
Second Saturday Gallery Walk: Saturday, December 11, 6 – 8 pm

61607 29 Palms Hwy, Suite B, Joshua Tree, CA 92252.

Now that the whirlwind of the HWY 62 Open Studio Arts Tours it’s time to get ready for the HOLIDAZE – our annual exhibition of artsy gifts for the giving season – all for sale for $200 and under.  Stop by to see over 140 artworks in a wide variety of mediums including ceramics, found assemblage, greeting cards, fiber, jewelry, paintings, photographs, prints, small press publications, and wearables by 40 artists including: Ida Alwin, Douglas Blanc, Bonnie Brady, Wini Brewer, Anja Broenink, Cat Celebrezze, Doug Dolde, Julianne Elliott, claude-marin dustin “dusty" fenton, Linda Ferrari, Ellen Finan, Frederick Fulmer, Marcia Geiger, Jennifer Grandi, Jef Harmatz, Carey Hays, Kat Johnson, Myra Kennedy, Khrysso Heart LeFey, Rik Verlin Livingston, Haru Martelli, Kathy Miller, Philip Miller, Karan Murphy, Kim Phillips, Elisabeth Pollnow, Jared Quentin, Tami Roleff, Tammy  Romatko, Suzanne Ross, Jennifer Ruggiero, Jillian Sandell, Jen Shakti, Esther Shaw, Diana Shay Diehl, Suzen Smallwood, Anna  Stump, Juan Thorp, Steven Wybenga and Don David Young.

Following CDC and state guidelines as of November 15, 2021: Masks are required for unvaccinated people and recommended for everyone in indoor public places. To maximize protection for our volunteers and community please consider wearing a mask, even if you are vaccinated, indoors in public as San Bernardino County is currently an area with a high transmission rate for the Covid-19. Help prevent possibly spreading it to others. Visit: https://covid19.ca.gov/masks-and-ppe/#Masks-in-daily-life and https://covid.cdc.gov/covid-data-tracker/#county-view for more information.

If you missed reading our August Newsflash, I wanted to let you know that the MBCAC has decided not to renew our lease at Gallery 62. Due to the rise in rent prices, fiscal instability caused by the pandemic and lack of financial support from state, regional and local funders, we do not have the budget to operate two galleries. While I am sad that we have to close the doors at Gallery 62 in November, I am hopeful that we can continue the MBCAC mission at JTAG by combining the focus of both spaces into one cohesive initiative that fits the needs of our community of artists. The board is still planning how this transition will work out, so please have patience as we figure this all out. You can read our President Marcia Geiger’s message here to learn more. If you are curious about how you can help I encourage you to renew your memberships, ask friends to become members, make a donation, participate in our upcoming call for work or simply show up and support our programming. Community is what matters most to me and without being present in our spaces and participating in our programming, our community will slowly dissolve.

-Aimee Buyea
Gallery Director

ON VIEW NOW:

Mechano Forms by Juan Thorp
Exterior Wall of Joshua Tree Art Gallery 61607 29 Palms Highway Joshua Tree, CA

Learn more about Juan Thorp and our mural project HERE

JTAG – Your Cultural Outpost in the Desert