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La Quinta’s passion for the arts is a large component of the city’s unique identity. Throughout the years, the city has maintained a strong commitment to balance development and preserve its unique image through artistic enhancement.

If you want to visit some of La Quinta’s top arts and culture destinations, here are a few places you should add to your list:

La Quinta Museum

78-495 Calle Tampico
La Quinta, CA
(760) 777-7000

Get a glimpse of La Quinta’s rich history and cultural arts by visiting the La Quinta Museum. Walk through a Cahuilla village, see the native animal dioramas, or view photographs of the city’s earliest resort at the local history gallery. The museum’s upper level houses some of its newest exhibits, as well as a 32-foot-long mural of the city painted by renowned local artist Andre Blanche.

Old Town Artisan Studios

78-046 Calle Barcelona
La Quinta, CA
(760) 777-1444

Old Town Artisan Studios aims to provide enriching art experiences for all people, regardless of age, financial condition, or disability. The nonprofit organization provides an inspiring environment to nurture and enhance creativity, offering workshops centered on painting, drawing, fused glass, clay, and other artistic media.

Old Town Artisan Studios also serves as a venue for a variety of artist shows, exhibitions, and educational community events every year.

La Quinta Gallery of Fine Art

78080 Avenida La Fonda
La Quinta, CA
(818) 219-6066 | (760) 777-4345

The La Quinta Gallery of Fine Art showcases a diverse collection of interesting works focused on a unique cross section of figurative paintings and Original Contemporary landscape with an emphasis on the “enplein air” method.

While most of the gallery’s selected artists are educated by some of the best fine art schools within the US, there are several artists who have studied art in their native countries, including China, Canada, and Russia. The gallery’s assortment of artists originating from different backgrounds and cultures results in an exciting and fascinating gallery.

Studio Osterberg Art Gallery

78065 Main Street Suite 105
La Quinta, CA

Works at the Studio Osterberg Art Gallery consist of engaging sculptures and paintings with an emphasis on bold colors and strong, dynamic forms. The pieces here are created from an emotional standpoint instead of a realistic one, inviting viewers to communicate and create their own personal connection with the works.

Studio Osterberg also accepts commissioned pieces. In case you have a special project in mind, you can get in touch with the studio by visiting their Contact page.

La Quinta Arts Foundation

78150 Calle Tampico #215
La Quinta, CA
(760) 564-1244

La Quinta Arts Foundation has been cultivating and promoting the arts since 1982, offering a variety of programs and events designed to enrich and inspire visitors, residents, students, and artists from the Coachella Valley and beyond.

The nonprofit organization is behind the #1 ranked fine art and fine craft festival in the US – the La Quinta Arts Festival, a four-day show that hosts over 220 of the most talented contemporary artists today.

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