Plan on holding your next event at CVHM!


The CVHM Campus is a unique and historical sight capable of hosting events from the most intimate of gatherings to a business retreat to a gala where each of your guests will leave with a memorable experience!


Grounds available for your use include:

  • Water Tower Promenade
  • Gazebo Lawn
  • Medjool Auditorium
  • 1909 Schoolhouse
  • Date Garden
  • Pioneer Hall


FOR MORE INFORMATION ON OUR VENUES, CLICK HERE!

PLAN YOUR DISCOVERY!

CORAZÓN DE MEXICO

Through 2021

ANNUAL MEMBERSHIP MEETING

Sunday, February 21, 2021, 2pm

Museum Store

LA KATRINA:  The ultimate symbol of the Day of The Dead! The museum boutique has an extensive selection of both paper mache and porcelain sculptures.  The lovely ladies  depicted are $20 each. (2 photos)

JESUS CRUZ, JR.  CARRYING BAG:  Premier Southern California printmaker  Jesus Cruz Jr. prints and signs each individual bag on both sides. His contemporary black and white linoleum cuts are highly collected. The Pioneer Hall exhibition space will display his  original linocuts throughout November and December.  Artist signed bags are $30 each.

DONATE TODAY & MASK UP!


For a donation of $20 or more, you will receive a festive locally sourced and handmade Día de los Muertos face mask!  Quantities of each style are limited and can only be ordered exclusively online!​


Styles and Quantities selected and adjusted through the drop-down menu.

DIA DE LOS MUERTOS

Oct. 24 through Nov. 7

2020 Virtual Event

The virtual event will feature specially released

Día de los Muertos videos, and tutorials that share with you the history of the tradition, tequila,  DIY calaca makeup, flower crowns,  altars and MORE!


On NOVEMBER 7, 2020, join us for the  special virtual performance  by

DAVID MACIAS MUSIC!


Thank you to our 2020

EVENT SPONSORS:​​

Preside Management | Contour Dermatology

WalmartHot Purple Energy 
 Burrtec Waste Industries, Inc.

R.izzo Strategic SolutionsMelina Duarte | Edra Izzo

Carreon Foundation | El Mexicali Cafe

Icon Presentations | Unicars Honda

Absolutely Postal

Franz Tatum Wealth Management

David Macias Music | Shay Rizzo | ​City of Indio

Connie Cowan  | Yvonne Wieschedell | Donna Rose

Chuck & Dr. Priscilla Porter | Karen Hawkesworth

​Rochelle & Jim Watson

OLD FASHION CHRISTMAS

TBD: December 2020

Día de los Muertos Face Masks

CORAZÓN DE MEXICO

Come and enjoy an eclectic collection of Mexican folk art representing many Mexican artisan of textiles, pottery, costumes and wooden toys displayed in the 1926 Smiley-Tyler Adobe House. 


Our collection will be featuring a new set of artifacts upon reopening of the museum.


ALL EVENTS ARE POSTPONED UNTIL 2021!

MERCADO!  | FREE ADMISSION

​Artisan demonstration & hands on activities!

TASTE OF MEXICO  | ADMISSION $20

Mexican foods, culinary presentations & tequila tasting!


EXHIBIT SPONSORS:

​Yvonne Weischedel

Donna Rose

Walmart

Community Grant - Supervisor. V. Manuel Perez, 4th District

Diane & Gabriel Martinez

Lowe's of La Quinta

Russ Clarke Construction


You could be "HAPPENING" TOO!

LIVING HISTORY FESTIVAL

TBD: March 2021


Coachella valley historical society, INC.

 

ART CAMPS

TBD: Summer 2021


VIRTUAL CELEBRATION

BEGINNING

OCTOBER 24TH THROUGH

NOVEMBER 7TH 2020


Join us for the 8th  Annual Día de los Muertos Fundraiser and Celebration  VIRTUAL EVENT  with the Coachella Valley History Museum!


This year's event will feature a virtual experience that celebrates the traditions and cultural significance of the  Día de los Muertos. 


Your support will be featured in our social platforms  and shared with other partners.  For more information about the event or to become a sponsor, you are invited to contact the museum office at 760.342.6651 or Gloria Franz, event chair, at gfranz@cvhm.org

Preserving and sharing the history of the Coachella valley