Water in the Desert is the theme of the summer art exhibition at the Twentynine Palms Visitor Center and Chamber of Commerce. An opening reception will be held Friday, July 11, from 5:30 to 7. Come meet the artists, enjoy refreshments, and listen to music provided by fiddler Bobby Furgo. Paintings, photography, mixed media, ceramics, and metal sculpture by more than 20 artists will be on display through September. The gallery is open seven days a week. For more information, call 760-367-6197.