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29 Palms Art Gallery

74055 Cottonwood Dr, Twentynine Palms, CA 92277-3453
+1 760-367-7819
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It's a very small art gallery, but once in awhile you'll find some nice exhibits being displayed... read more

Reviewed January 14, 2018
jimdS142JJ
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Southern California
A great stop in Twenty Nine Palms

We enjoyed seeing some of the art of local artists. Two weekends in October they sponsor a... read more

Reviewed October 28, 2017
MAGM2014
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Vienna, Virginia
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The 29 Palms Art Gallery is the longest standing non-profit art organization in the Joshua Tree Gateway Communities. For over fifty years, the Gallery has presented high-quality art, offered innovative education programs, and provided an inclusive environment for artists and the community. The Gallery features monthly art exhibitions, special receptions, weekly paint outs, seasonal fundraising events, and art classes for youth and adults. Our historic adobe structure, housing three beautiful galleries and a unique gift shop, is located near the Joshua Tree National Park Headquarters & Oasis Visitor Center, 29 Palms Inn, and the Old Schoolhouse Museum.
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74055 Cottonwood Dr, Twentynine Palms, CA 92277-3453
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Reviewed January 14, 2018

It's a very small art gallery, but once in awhile you'll find some nice exhibits being displayed here.

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Reviewed October 28, 2017

We enjoyed seeing some of the art of local artists. Two weekends in October they sponsor a driving art in the area with many stops at the studios of local artists. Unfortunately the weekend we were at Joshua Tree was not one of them. If...More

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29ArtGallery, Public Relations Manager at 29 Palms Art Gallery, responded to this reviewResponded November 22, 2017

Thank you for your kind review. We hope you'll be able to return during the basin's big, 2-weekend art event in 2018 to experience one of our best basin-wide arts events.

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Reviewed August 14, 2017

We had been caught in a huge downpour (8/11), and there were flash floods or deep standing water everywhere, so we were stuck in the car. As the sun slowly came out, and we creeped along an inch at a time on the road, we...More

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29ArtGallery, Public Relations Manager at 29 Palms Art Gallery, responded to this reviewResponded November 22, 2017

We are so happy to have been available to you during one of our rare downpours. Thanks for stopping by and enjoying our iconic piece of this desert area!

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Reviewed July 11, 2017

The 29 Palms Art Gallery and Guild is the original and oldest gallery in the Morongo Basin. It was founded in 1951 by eight distinguished artists: John Hilton, Merritt Boyer, Evelyn Hutchinson, Michael Malloy, Kirk Martin, Vera Martin, Edna Onderdonk, and Fritiof Perssons, and is...More

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29ArtGallery, Public Relations Manager at 29 Palms Art Gallery, responded to this reviewResponded November 22, 2017

Thank you for your wonderful, detailed review! We hope to see you again should you be visiting our iconic desert in the future.

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Reviewed July 11, 2017

My mother traveled to 29 Palms in 1938 to "do art." She was mostly into watercolors. The very clear blue skies, clean air, desert plants and animals have drawn artists here for years. This gallery is a very good representation of local artists.

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29ArtGallery, Public Relations Manager at 29 Palms Art Gallery, responded to this reviewResponded November 22, 2017

Thank you for your kind review and sharing your special memory of your mother's visit to our iconic desert area!

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Reviewed May 16, 2017

I expected the art gallery to have a good collection of local artists and to be a good place to pick up some dessert themed artwork. Unfortunately, it appeared to be a hodgepodge collection which too much space devoted to one particular artist (after you...More

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29ArtGallery, Public Relations Manager at 29 Palms Art Gallery, responded to this reviewResponded November 22, 2017

We are sorry to hear our show last May was disappointing to you. If you are in the area again, we hope you'll stop by and see what's new as we change things out monthly. We do appreciate you taking your time to have visited...More

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Reviewed March 3, 2017

It has been my pleasure to start working with this gallery. They have a mixture of group and solo shows that change each month, in three distinct gallery rooms, plus a separate gift store. The gallery shows local and regional artists - both visual and...More

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Reviewed March 1, 2017

This is a small gallery that highlights some local artists... of different media. It's staffed by volunteers and either knew the creators of the pieces on display or at least knew the background. Every place has one of these... and they are great places to...More

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Reviewed February 20, 2017

Staffed by volunteers, in a building dating to the 1930's, the 29 Palms Art Gallery is representative of artists who make their home in the desert. The Gift Shop is a special treat with selections from Hopi, Navajo, and Zuni craftsmen that are way underpriced....More

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Reviewed December 30, 2016 via mobile

Lots of arts and gifts in a very relaxing and calm store. The lady running the gift shop was so friendly and welcoming. Easy to pick up a few souvenirs of the desert and 29 palms area. Nice parking area and pleasant grounds. Ideal place...More

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