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Break Out the Brushes and Show Your Creative Flair!

Written By: Lynne Eodice Greater Palm Springs Art Classes

Have you been working too hard on the job lately? Join the club. You deserve a break from the daily grind and what better way to relax than to get creative? There’s a plethora of arts and culture in Greater Palm Springs, so take some time to learn watercolor painting, pottery, drawing, sculpting—whatever you can dream up! Can’t draw a straight line? No worries! Most of these classes welcome everybody from newbies on up to more experienced artists, and the teachers will be happy to help guide you through the process. Here are seven art studios in Greater Palm Springs that will get your creative juices flowing.

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Learn From the Pros

Palm Springs Art Museum

 

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Get a perspective on art directly from the pros at the Palm Springs Art Museum’s Art Studio. You can choose from classes like abstract painting, collage, frame loom weaving and etching. “The museum is a great place to learn art from professional artists,” says Leonardo Bravo, Director of Education and Public Programs at Palm Springs Art Museum. “It’s for people who want to get inspiration across a broad range of mediums.”

Palm Springs Art Museum
101 Museum Dr
Palm Springs, CA 92262
760.322.4800

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Art For All

Old Town Artisan Studios

No matter what your financial situation is, the Old Town Artisan Studio can help you become more creative. “We’re a nonprofit organization that works with outreach groups, and we offer classes in a variety of different mediums” notes Thomas Burns, Executive Director of the studio. Old Town Artisan Studio also brings art to the greater desert community. Their new course offerings include a silk scarf workshop, abstract painting and mixed media collage.

Old Town Artisan Studios
78-046 Calle Barcelona
La Quinta, CA 92253
760.777.1444

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Sip, Paint & Be Merry

Pinot’s Palette

 

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Sip your favorite wine or beer while learning how to paint from a local artist! “It’s a new and fun idea for events like birthdays or girls’ night out,” says Kathleen Arghittu, owner of the Pinot’s Palette franchise in Rancho Mirage. They offer discounts to groups of five or more and invite people to start their own studios.

Pinot’s Palette
71680 Hwy 111, Ste D
Rancho Mirage, CA 92270
760.610.1738

 

It Takes a Village

CREATE Center for the Arts

 

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This nonprofit organization serves the Coachella Valley through art education and relies on community involvement. “The team at CREATE is very excited to announce our workshop season, with over 30 artists teaching a wide variety of disciplines from jewelry making to paper marveling to suspended sculpture,” explains Debra Ann Mumm, Executive Director and Founder of CREATE Center for the Arts. “Visit our website to sign up for our newsletter, register for classes and workshops, volunteer, and to become a member of our creative family.”

CREATE Center for the Arts
73733 Fred Waring Dr, Ste 106
Palm Desert, CA 92260
760.834.8318

Discover a New Passion

Desert Art Center

 

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DAC offers a variety of classes to adult students. The instructors are successful artists who welcome novice students and will give advice on what is needed to get started in each medium. Ian Cooke, President of DAC, says, “Whatever your medium or experience, you will find like-minded artists who will help and encourage you in a friendly atmosphere.” You can choose from classes in life drawing, oil and acrylic painting, collage, watercolor painting, sculpture and stained glass.

Desert Art Center
550 N Palm Canyon Dr
Palm Springs, CA 92262
760.323.7973

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Mobile Creativity

Art Bar 92253

 

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With a motto of “Kick Back & Create,” the Art Bar’s goal is to bring some fun back into your life. “We’re a mobile studio that brings art to you,” says Owner Sarah Schmolke. Art Bar teaches classes like painting, wreath-making and knitting to people who want to host birthday parties, bachelorette parties or corporate events.

Art Bar 92253
51105 Avenida Villa, Ste 201
La Quinta, CA 92253
760.501.7376

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Craft Your Own Coffee Mug

Silica Studios

 

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Have you always wanted to make your own clay pottery? Well, now you can do this in a 3,000-square-foot studio equipped with everything you need to create a masterpiece in clay. “We are a premier ceramic studio in Palm Springs,” explains Daric Harvie, co-owner of Silica Studios. “We offer studio memberships and lessons for all levels—beginning to advanced.”

Silica Studios
752 S Williams Rd
Palm Springs, CA 92264
760.325.7007

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