This is the current schedule of events for the Joshua Treenial.  Check back for updates and changes. Click on venue names for map.

Recommended events being presented by other arts organizations indicated in italics
See other recommended activities below the schedule.

Friday May 22

12 - 4pm:       Mirrors and Windows  - exhibition by faculty members of  14  SoCal community colleges. See details HERE.   

5.30pm:         Kio Griffith, Scott Cazan, Joseph Hammer, Jesse Peterson, Mia Doi Todd + Seth Olinsky,  Seth Olinsky, Scott Pinkmountain, Hans Wagner, Aaron Hawn, Grant Earl Lavalley,
                         Lucio Menegon, Julie Carpentar, Dain Luscombe, Jamie Hafler, Maryrose Crook, Brian Crook, Eliot Eidelman, Dan Anderson, Michael Papillo  - Performances of original compositions

                        Moses Hacmon: Faces of Water - art installation which exposes the hidden world of water.

                        Paula Flores, Elsoldelrac, Mariel Abarca, T.P. Gilbert, Luis Alonso Sánchez, Carmina Leon - art installation bringing the flora of the Baja California Desert to the Mojave.

                        @The Integratron ($10 suggested donation) Limited to 30 audience members. SOLD OUT

9 - 10.30pm:  Installations by 30 artists on view (see Program) @BoxoHOUSE

11pm               Like Out of Water: Aaron Sheppard enacts a costumed ocean-themed dramatic performance.  Audio equipment courtesy of Joshua Tree Music Store.
                        @ArtQueen ($10 suggested donation)


Saturday May 23

11am - 6pm:   Installations by 30 artists on view (see Program)@BoxoHOUSE

12 - 4pm:       Mirrors and Windows  - exhibition by faculty members of  14  SoCal community colleges. See details HERE

12 - 5pm:       Closing event for Primo Lane exhibition at Outpost Projects. See details HERE.

3.30pm:        Guided audio tour of Jackrabbit Homesteads led by Kim Stringfellow. The tour is self-driven with Kim leading and will end at the site of the High Desert Test
                        Sites event (see below). Please download the audio to your mobile device here: LINK or stream it as you go.
                        Meet Kim @BoxoHOUSE

6pm:              Carmen Argote: A Vast Furniture -  presented by High Desert Test Sites and the MAK Center for Art and Architecture. See details HERE.

8.30pm:        Diane Best presents three moving image works (Ba-Ba, No Destination and Ubehebe) which immerse one in the vast landscape of the SouthWest, projected onto an outdoor
                        screen with live band accompaniment.
                        Paula Flores, Elsoldelrac, Mariel Abarca, T.P. Gilbert, Luis Alonso Sánchez, Carmina Leon - art installation bringing the flora of the Baja California Desert to the Mojave.

                       @The Palms Restaurant and Bar ($10 suggested donation)


Sunday May 24

11am - 6pm:  Installations by 30 artists on view (see Program)@BoxoHOUSE

12 - 4pm:       Mirrors and Windows  - exhibition by faculty members of  14  SoCal community colleges. See details HERE.  

2 - 6pm:       Letter of Marque Theater Company: Whet   Willy's Short Wave Radio Show - presented by Harrison House Music, Arts and Ecology. See details HERE.
8.30pm:         Yi-Ping Hou and Marcos Lutyens + Jiayi Young and Shih-Wen Young - Yi Ping Hou presents a dance performance, and Marcos Lutyens MC's,  in conjunction with the Youngs who work
                         with Joshua Tree Astronomy Arts to map  messages from the audience onto a stellar matrix. Chris Hou (composer) and Ximena Valero (costume designer).
                        @Joshua Tree Astronomy Arts Theater ($10 suggested donation)


Sunday May 24
12pm            The Joshua Treenial closes


Other recommended activities

Art of War presented by Mil-Tree at Beatnik Lounge (Sat May 23 5.30pm - 8.30pm)

Desert Christ Park

High Desert Test Sites HQ @ Yucca Valley Swap Meet (Saturdays 8AM-2PM and Sundays 8AM - 12 noon)
Joshua Tree Art Gallery (Sat 10am - 3pm, Sun 12pm - 3pm)

Joshua Tree Farmers Market (Sat 8am - 1pm)

Memorial Day Concert in The Cemetery (Mon May 25 12-4pm)

Noah Purifoy Outdoor Museum

The Outside Museum
Twentynine Palms Art Gallery (Fri - Sun 12pm - 3pm)