An opening reception will be held on Friday, July 7, from 5:30 to 7:00 p.m. for the new “Summer Nights” Art in Public Places exhibition at the Twentynine Palms Visitor Center & Gallery and Chamber of Commerce, located at 73484 29 Palms Hwy., in downtown Twentynine Palms.

The exhibition showcases the theme of summer in the desert, with artwork created by desert artists who were invited to submit work in a variety of media, including oil and acrylic paintings, watercolors, photography, mosaics, ceramics, assemblage and metal sculpture.

The public is invited to attend the reception, view the show, and enjoy music and refreshments with the artists. Admission is free.

The exhibition will remain on display from July 7 through September 30, 2017 at the visitor center.

The Twentynine Palms Visitor Center & Gallery is open daily from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at 73484 29 Palms Hwy. at the corner of Desert Queen Avenue.

Art in Public Places exhibitions are hosted by the Public Arts Advisory Committee (PAAC) of the City of Twentynine Palms. For directions or more information, visit the website at or call (760) 367-6197.

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