Our Mission

Creating community enrichment through the arts

Current Happenings

Cacao and Sound Ceremony

Instructor: Billy Cordell
Date: Friday, February 17
Time: 6pm - 7pm
Price: $45

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Annual Member Exhibition

Date: Saturday, March 11 | 5-8pm
CREATE Members are invited to submit up to 3 works of art for the upcoming Annual Member Exhibition

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BIG and BOLD Painting

Instructor: Terry French
Day: Thursdays
Date: February 9, 16, 23
Time: 1pm - 4:30pm
Price: $45

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Painting with Valentina

Instructor: Valentina Lamdin
Day: Tuesdays
Time: 9am - 12pm
Price: $40

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Intro to Block Printing

Instructor: Zach Fleming
Day: Tuesdays
Time: 10am-12pm
Price: $50

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Beyond Drawing Fundamentals

Instructor: Cathy Parker
Day: Thursdays
Time: 9:30am - 12:30pm
Price: $25

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Play with Paint!

Instructor: Zach Fleming
Date: Thursdays
Time: 4pm - 5:30pm
Price: $25

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Improv Class

Instructor: Melanie Blue
Dates: January 21 - February 25, 2023
Time: 1pm - 3pm
Price: $180

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5 Rhythms Ecstatic Dance

Instructor: Jallen Rix (DJ Whee-zel)
Date: Saturday, Feb 4
Time: 7pm - 9pm
Price: $20

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Printmaking for Future Influencers

Instructor: Zach Fleming
Day: Saturday
Dates: February 11 - March 18, 2023
Time: 11am - 2pm
Price: Free for high school students

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Solarplate Printmaking

Instructor: Dan Welden
Dates: February 13 - 17, 2023
Time: 9am - 4pm
Price: $850

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Fast and Loose Semi-Abstracts in Acrylic

Instructor: Valentina Lamdin
Dates: Feb 18
Time: 9:00am - 4:00pm
Price: $200

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Nuno Felted Silk Scarf Class

Instructor: Martha Lumia
Dates: Feb 24
Time: 9:30am - 4:30pm
Price: $110 (+$25 materials)

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Creating Expressive Figurative Work

Instructor: Melinda Cootsona
Dates: Feb 24 - 26, 2023 (Session 1)
Dates: Mar 31 - Apr 2, 2023 (Session 2)
Time: 9:30am - 4pm
Price: $579

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Nature Monoprinting

Instructor: Ouida Touchon
Date: March 7, 2023
Time: 10:30am - 3pm
Price: $85
Materials fee: $10

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Introduction to Reduction Woodblock

Instructor: Ouida Touchon
Dates: March 8 & 9, 2023
Time: 10:30am - 3pm
Price: $165
Materials fee: $15

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Joomchi and Beyond

Instructor: Jiyoung Chung
Date: March 22 - 24, 2023
Time: 10am - 4pm
Price: $275

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Find your Place at CREATE


Join us for weekly classes or book your own private class with a group of friends and our wonderful instructors.


Browse through our quarterly exhibitions, member gallery, and donated works. Our virtual galleries are a great way to shop the art at the center.


Come and explore our studios: Painting, Printmaking, Fiber Arts, Digital Design, Gardening, Wellness, Photography, and Filmmaking.


Every season, renowned artists from around the world to join us at CREATE. These master classes are a great opportunity for artists of all levels to learn new techniques.


Be a part of our team! Help us out behind the scenes at CREATE Center and contribute to creating community enrichment through the arts.


Take advantage of all CREATE Center has to offer and sign up for one of our four different membership tiers.


Shop at the only independent fine art store in the Coachella Valley and support the arts in your community! CREATOR Mart carries high-end, American-made products for oils, acrylics, water colors, pastels, printmaking, and more. 

Get great deals on gently used art supplies in our thrift section! Stop by often to see the new items and kickstart your creativity!

CREATE Community

A Haven for Artists

I worried that… when I came down here I wouldn’t find an art home. And I was blessed to find CREATE Center providing instruction and space and a community of likeminded artists to commune with and create together. 

CREATE Center for the Arts is the bomb .com .net .org .uk

It [CREATE] is a perfect place to come and become seen, heard, breathe in the air of fashion, it’s all here. You can’t get any better than CREATE Center for the Arts.


Support us in our mission to create community enrichment through the arts

Artwork by Henriette Heiny

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