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Please make checks payable to Fulcrum Arts. Note The Joshua Treenial on the memo line or voucher.

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Fulcrum Arts
495 E. Colorado Blvd.
Pasadena, CA 91101


The Joshua Treenial  is a weekend of art, installations, performances and community building which highlight all that Joshua Tree inspires and makes possible. Artists are invited to install work on the land surrounding BoxoHOUSE as well as in the studio/gallery. Performances take place at local sites of interest such as The Integratron, Joshua Tree Astronomy Arts Theater and Art Queen. Cultural partners, including select local artists and cultural initiatives, are invited to participate as Cultural Partners with programming of their own. In this way the entire area is activated and the full potential of Joshua Tree is made evident.

The first Joshua Treenial, co-curated/co-founded by KJ Baysa and Bernard Leibov, took place in May 2015 and featured artists from across the US as well as Mexico and Europe. The second edition, titled Event Horizon, took place in April 2017 and was a parallel project of DesertX. Cultural partners include Diane Best, Harrison House Music, High Desert Test Sites, Arts & Ecology,  JTHAR, Outpost Projects, and Aaron Sheppard. In addition, Joshua Treenial partnered with The Mojave Desert Land Trust and JT Lab to develop and launch guidelines for artists working on the desert lands and to further education about the land during the weekend. Audience numbers reached approx 500 people, most from outside of the immediate area and so the Joshua Treenial is demonstrating a contribution to the local economy.