A weekend of demonstrations and family events in Desert Hot Springs, California
Desert Hot Springs, California: - Cultural Weekends 2019 fosters Cabot’s vision of bringing art, culture, and people together. Cabot’s Pueblo Museum will host its first of three Cultural Weekends on January 25-27, 2019 featuring artisans from Oaxaca, Mexico. The Cultural Weekend is free and open to the public.
Engage with Jesus Sosa, who carves and paints fanciful animal carvings, alebrije, as they are known in Spanish. His two signture pieces are cat with pokda dots and a one inspired around an amoeba. Jesus is self taught and has taken coursed in painting, drawing, and carving with hard wood as most alebrije are carved from Copal tree, a soft wood.
Cabot’s Museum Foundation promotes and preserves Cabot Yerxa’s legacy of cultural respect, education, art, community and the desert habitat. Cabot’s Pueblo Museum welcomes approximately 14,000 visitors a year to experience Cabot Yerx’s story, home, and Museum through tours led by staff and volunteers. Visitors are inspired by Yerxa’s use of reclaimed materials to build the Pueblo and the natural beauty of its location. Continuing Cabot’s vision of bringing Native American arts to the wider community, the museum offers Cultural Weekends.
More information at www.CabotsMuseum.org.
Cabot’s Pueblo Museum is located at 67616 East Desert View Avenue, Desert Hot Springs, and offers tours Tuesday through Sunday from 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Admission is $13. Group tours are available. For information visit CabotsMuseum.org or call (760) 329-7610.