Yucca Valley Art Gallery Mission Statement
YUCCA VALLEY ART GALLERY (YVArts) presents engaging exhibitions and programs in a technologically innovative setting, supporting artists and providing a framework in which they can present their work and test new ideas and approaches. The gallery’s multi-disciplinary approach encourages cross pollination of ideas and perspectives to create dialogue and learning.
About Yucca Valley Art Gallery
YUCCA VALLEY ART GALLERY (YVArts) advocates public accessibility to the highest quality of artistic talent by presenting diverse and engaging exhibitions and events in a technologically innovative setting.
In addition to traditional forms of artistic expression, the gallery supports the creative freedom of all artists by providing an open framework to promote experimental ideas and new approaches to artistic disciplines. The gallery provides a showcase for local artists of its Joshua Tree National Park communities and exhibits many California, national, and internationally renowned artists. The Yucca Valley Art Gallery’s open, multi-disciplinary approach allows new concepts, perspectives and forms of art and culture to emerge and cross-integrate, promoting learning and knowledge through discussion and debate around the differences and parallels in contemporary artistic practices. Additionally, the art gallery offers exceptional opportunities for public purchase of artworks on display and through its gift shop.
Yucca Valley Art Gallery is a venue and program of Hi-Desert Cultural Center, a GuideStar Gold Status non-profit 501(c)(3) organization. Learn more at: yvarts.org
About Hi-Desert Cultural Center
With its multi-venue performing and visual arts centers located in Joshua Tree and Yucca Valley, California, the Hi-Desert Cultural Center (HDCC) is a non-profit 501(c)(3) tax-exempt corporation (Federal Tax ID# 23-7425816) that has been serving as the regional performing and visual arts organization and arts agency for the gateway communities of Joshua Tree National Park for over half a century. The Cultural Center owns and operates its own performance venues and facilities and produces award-winning community and professional live theater, concerts, art exhibits and galleries, festivals, the Joshua Tree Philharmonic symphony orchestra, a master chorus, an artist residency for veterans, an extensive educational arts and technology academy program for youth and adults, and more. The Cultural Center is the largest and oldest non-profit arts organization in the region with several million dollars in assets, employing over 30 full-time and part-time employees, and with an annual budget exceeding half-a-million dollars. Having achieved GuideStar Gold status and recognized as an organization of artistic excellence by the National Endowment for the Arts, it instructs over 700 adults and youth weekly and operates a significant financial aid and scholarship program so that no children are turned away from programs due to their socioeconomic situation. Learn more at: hidesertculturalcenter.org