Art in Public Places

Art in Public Places poster

There are several Art in Public Places venues throughout the Morongo Basin. Each location offers members to showcase their artwork on a rotating basis throughout the year. Displays are managed and coordinated by volunteers. Check out our Art in Public Places calendar of events below! Please contact us to be added to an open venue to show. This is a members-only program of the MBCAC.

Members: Please send your art images to your managers so we can post these on social media sites and in the monthly news flash.

Please fill out the “Artist Consignment Form” and the Terms of Agreement at the bottom of this page. The paper form is no longer available. You may pick up the artist cards at the location below.

California Welcome Center in Yucca Valley

Click on the card to download a full sheet of cards to print:

AIPP CARD

Contact us below to show at one of the venues listed. (Each Location has its own calendar for easier viewing.)

Art in Public Places Contact Form

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California Welcome Center Yucca Valley

56711 Twentynine Palms Hwy.
Yucca Valley, CA 92284

Manager: Khrysso Heart LeFey

One Artist can show at this location at a time.

Intake and removal on Tuesday’s at 9AM. 

They will send checks to MBCAC on the 15th of every month for the previous month.

How the Calendar works

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29 Palms Inn & Restaurant /Not taking any new bookings until August 2020 for 2021. This venue is completley booked until 2021.

3950 Inn Ave, Twentynine Palms

Manager: Jennifer Ruggerio

Two Artist can show at this location at a time.

Intake and removal on Sunday’s during non-operational hours. 

How the Calendar works

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Pie for the People

61740 Twentynine Palms Highway, Joshua Tree, CA 92252

Manager: Rik Livingston

How the Calendar works

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Joshua Tree Library

6465 Park Blvd. Joshua Tree

Manager: Rik Livingston

Requirement: Artist asked to speak about their art.

How the Calendar works

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Natural Lives Day Spa

6448 Hallee Rd #8, Joshua Tree, CA 92252

Manager: Karan Murphy

Intake and removal during non-operational hours.

How the Calendar works

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Please fill out the "Consignment Form and Terms of Agreement" below prior to showing up at the venue to set-up.

Terms of Agreement-Rules and Regulations

In partnership with MBCAC exhibition venues

MBCAC Receives 15%                              Venue Receives 15%                            Artist Receives 70%

Payment: 

Venue collects payment from the buyer and the MBCAC subtracts the Venue's consignment fee. MBCAC pays the artist when payment is received from the venue. Please send a copy of the art sold to the treasures office: Alexander Poulakis at alexbookkeeping2@gmail.com. Alex will send an invoice to the venue for payment.

Eligibility:

Interested artist in the AIPP must meet all current criteria of MBCAC.

1.) Must be a current MBCAC member.

2.) Artwork must be original and executed by the member submitting the work for display.

3.) Artwork submitted must have been created within the last 5 years.

4.) Works produced with commercial kits, molds, patterns, prefabricated forms, or commercial methods are not allowed. All ceramics must be hand-crafted by the artist.

5.) High-quality limited edition prints of no more than 200 from one source, signed and numbered by the artist, will be permitted. This includes photography.

Exhibiting Member Artist Responsibilities:

Artist is responsible for delivery, handling, set-up, removal and replacing sold items of their own artwork at the venue.

MBCAC Responsibilities: MBCAC shall provide solicitation, promotion, exhibition management, and scheduling.

Insurance and Liability: Artist who desire insurance on their own artwork must purchase at their own expense. MBCAC will not assume responsibility for exhibitors or their venue's personal injury, theft, robbery, accident, fire or damaged. Liability waiver. The exhibitors venue will not assume responsibility for exhibitors or their venue's personal injury, theft, robbery, accident, fire or damaged. Liability waiver.

By filling out and submitting the form below, you agree to abide by terms of agreement set by the Morongo Basin Cultural Arts Council, Inc. 

Artist Consignment & Terms of Agreement Form Submission