The Hi-Desert’s best visual and performing artists will be a part of the 12th Annual Hwy 62 Art Tours, a self-guided tour of more than 200 galleries, shops, homes, and private studios. This final weekend, October 26 and 27, features Joshua Tree, Twentynine Palms, and Wonder Valley. In addition, there’ll be poetry readings, live music, theater, and special arts events throughout the Basin. A collective exhibit of artists participating in the art tour is at the 29 Palms Art Gallery through the 28th. The annual closing party will be Sunday, October 27, at Furst World Studio. For more information about the 2013 art tour, visit hwy62arttours.com.
In conjunction with Hwy 62 Art Tours, Harrison House will present an exhibition featuring the sculptural and assemblage pieces of artists-in-residence Keith North and Mark Bulwinkle. Artwork will be displayed inside as well as around the grounds of Harrison House. Viewing hours are 9 to 5 Saturday, October 26 and Sunday, October 27. Harrison House is at 6881 Mount Lassen Avenue, Joshua Tree. For more information, call 760-366-4712.
A Roadside Attraction Art Gallery in Twentynine Palms will be open during the second weekend of the Annual Art Tours, this Saturday and Sunday from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. The gallery will feature artworks from many local artists in the Morongo Basin, both those who are participating in the Highway 62 Art Tours, and those who are not. Light refreshments will be available. The art gallery is located at 69197 29 Palms Hwy., just west of Lear Avenue.