Our Schedule

FEATURED ARTISTS

Chaparral Artists is proud to provide two Artist of the Month venues to showcase our members’ art year-round. We are scheduling art hanging at both venues now! Reach out to Raini Armstrong or Nancy Miehle to get on the calendar.

The Center for Healthy Generation
57121 Sunnyslope Drive in Yucca Valley
Desert Hills Presbyterian Church is our first, and longest running, venue. The church provides a beautiful space to display dozens of art pieces.

Desert Hills Presbyterian Church
56750 Mountain View Trail, Yucca Valley
The Center for Healthy Generations actively provides a gathering space for other art groups of the Morongo Basin, fundraising events, and art and fitness training groups.

GALLERY SHOWS

2021 Schedule

We exhibit at Rainbow Stew in Yucca Valley!

We hold four judged shows per year, open to anyone interested in sharing their art with the public at a reasonable fee. We also have eight Members' only shows at no cost to our membership.

Exhibit intake dates are as follows. Please visit the associated link to find entry requirements.

Members Show - "Anything Goes!"
Take in day 1: August 12, 4:30-6pm
Take in day 2: August 13, 13:30-2pm
Take out day 1: September 16, 4:30-6pm
Take out day 2: September 17, 12:30-2pm

Judged Fall Photo Show
Take in day 1: September 16, 4:30-6pm
Take in day 2: September 17, 12:30-2pm
Reception Cancelled
Take out day 1: October 14, 4:30-6pm
Take out day 2: October 15, 12:30-2pm

Judged Fall Fine-Art Show
Take in day 1: October 14, 4:30-6pm
Take in day 2: October 15, 12:30-2pm
Reception Cancelled
Take out day 1: November 11, 4:30-6pm
Take out day 2: November 12, 12:30-2pm

Members Show - "Same But Different"
Take in day 1: November 11, 4:30-6pm
Take in day 2: November 12, 12:30-2pm
Reception TBD
Take out day 1: December 16, 4:30-6pm
Take out day 2: December 17, 12:30-2pm

Members Show - "Anything Goes!"
Take in day 1: December 16, 4:30-6pm
Take in day 2: December 17, 12:30-2pm
Reception TBD
Take out day 1: 2022 January 13, 4:30-6pm
Take out day 2: 2022 January 14, 12:30-2pm

GENERAL MEETINGS

Chaparral Artists hold their general meetings at the Center for Healthy Generations Building at 57121 Sunnyslope in Yucca Valley.

After a lengthy hiatus, we are holding meetings on the 2nd Monday of the month (none during summer months).

September 13, 1-3PM
October 11, 1-3PM
November 8, 1-3PM
December 13, 1-3PM

We will follow the gathering regulations that the Center for Healthy Generations is practicing (County regulations). Practicing social distancing might still be necessary. Masks should be warn by those that have not had their vaccines. Attendees will likely need to bring their own food and drink.

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PLANNED OUTINGS

Chaparral Artists puts thought into outings that the group can enjoy together. These outings might include visiting art galleries, zoos, preserves and art festivals. We want to share in experiencing art and inspiration together, and this collaboration means that our members need to make their voices heard at meetings. If you have suggestions for art-centric locations, please share them with us.

In general we meet at a pre-determined location prior to the scheduled outing determine carpooling or caravan options. Anyone interested in participating any event MUST contact the Vice President and reserve a spot (contact numbers can be found in the printed directory available during monthly general meetings!). For some, the option to attend functions as a group can be helpful and fun, so let's keep this going!

Our Fall schedule includes one planned trip thus far:

Chaparral Artists at Keys Ranch - Night Photography
Organized by the Desert Institute at Joshua Tree National Park
TICKETS MUST BE PURCHASED!
September 13, 2021
7:00 PM - 12:00 AM
we will meet BEFORE the scheduled time in order to caravan to the site and enter through the locked gate.

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