University of California, Riverside

Palm Desert Center


Events and Programs at UCR Palm Desert

Enjoy the 2017-2018 academic year with great lectures, films, and programs to interest, inspire, and intrigue inquisitive minds of all ages. Most events are held in our auditorium; exceptions are indicated below. RSVPs are highly encouraged. All pre-registered guests will be seated first. 

Arts and Letters Series 2017-2018

Arts & Letters is a free series that invites the community to spend time with today's most influential authors through interviews and personal readings. Conversations are facilitated by Tod Goldberg, the program director for UCR Palm Desert's Low-Residency MFA in Creative Writing and Writing for the Performing Arts.

Art Exhibition 

On exhibit through June 15.

Palm Springs Unified School District is very pleased to present artworks created by high school students from across the district. 

This year's show will feature ceramics and photography from Cathedral City High School, 3D artworks from Desert Hot Springs High School, Acrylic flora and fauna paintings from Mount San Jacinto, Acrylic Desert Maid(ens) portraits from Palm Springs High School and Conte Crayon still life drawings from Rancho Mirage High School. Curated by Arts Coordinator, Louisa Castrodale, this 4th annual exhibition proudly showcases the excellent art work being produced in our valley schools.



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General Campus Information

University of California, Riverside
900 University Ave.
Riverside, CA 92521
Tel: (951) 827-1012

Department Information

UCR Palm Desert Center
75080 Frank Sinatra Drive
Palm Desert, CA 92211

Tel: (760) 834-0800
Fax: (760) 834-0796

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