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New Sculptures Debut on El Paseo

Post Date:01/23/2019
The New Year brings exciting new artworks to El Paseo as part of the 2019/2020 El Paseo Sculpture Exhibition.

The public is invited to celebrate the official debut of the new biennial exhibition and meet some of the artists during a dedication ceremony on Tuesday, January 29, at 10:30 a.m. at The Gardens on El Paseo, 73545 El Paseo.

But there is no need to wait. The 18 sculptures that make up the new exhibition are already on display in the El Paseo median including a fanciful red heart, a soaring butterfly, a comical visage, and a variety of abstract pieces that give free reign to the viewer’s imagination.

Palm Desert’s Art in Public Places Commission selected the 18 artworks from among scores of artists who submitted their work for consideration. The 2019/2020 Exhibition includes works from local Coachella Valley artists as well sculptures created by artists from around the United States and Canada.

The artworks will be displayed on pads in the El Paseo median for two years. Docent-led walking tours feature the Exhibition’s sculptures and the City’s public art collection. These tours are free and open to the public.

For more information, please call 760-346-0611, ext. 664 or visit www.palmdesertart.org.