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LAArtParty is an arts and entertainment website. Established in 2010, it is an online go-to guide for what's happening in and beyond the LA area - this includes dining, travel and more.

Founded by journalist, and "Blues Mama" Kathy Leonardo (a longtime performer), the campy site has an unusual slant which will keep you entertained. Leonardo has been writing for the past 15 years about various subjects for the Huffington Post, THRIVE GLOBAL, LA Weekly, etc.

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February 15 – 19, 2018: Art Palm Springs

Art Palm Springs returns to the Palm Springs Convention Center...February 15 – 19, 2018.
Art Palm Springs brings galleries from North and South America and Europe, along with hundreds of artists from around the globe to the Palm Springs Convention Center. The increasingly popular fair has more than doubled the number of attending galleries since launching from just over 30 in 2013 to over 60 in 2017, drawing thousands of art buyers and fans to the fair each year.

Enjoy a vip opening night reception on Thursday, February 15, 2018 and benefits the Palm Springs Art Museum. The evening will include the presentation of the Arts Patrons of the year to David Kaplan and Glenn Ostergaard, and Artists of the Year to the late Ed Moses and his son Andy Moses.

The duo joins the ranks of Art Palm Springs' Artist of the Year impressive list of Post War and Contemporary honorees including Judy Chicago, Mel Ramos, Jennifer Bartlett, Fletcher Benton, Larry Bell, and Lita Albuquerque.
Andy Moses, Morphology 1601, 2014, Acrylic on canvas over concave wood panel, 54 x 108 in., Courtesy of Melissa Morgan Fine Art

Art Palm Springs is owned by Atlanta-based Urban Expositions, which produces Art Aspen, Art Palm Springs, FORM Miami, and the Sculpture Objects Functional Art and Design (SOFA) Fair in Chicago. All art fairs are presented by galleries from around the world exhibiting modern and contemporary art in a variety of media including painting, photography, sculpture, and mixed-media.

Admission for VIP Opening reception is $100. GA admission is $25 a day; Click here to purchase tickets.

What: Art Palm Springs
Where: Palm Springs Convention Center, 277 N Avenida Caballeros, Palm Springs, CA 92262
When: Thur, Feb 15, 2018 - Vip opening: 5-9pm; Fri, Feb 16 & Sat, Feb 17: 11-7pm; Sun, Feb 18: 11-6pm; Mon, Feb 19: 11-5pm;
Phone: (760) 325-6611
Website: http://www.art-palmsprings.com/