Beginning October 12th High Desert Test Sites hits the road for a full week of experimental art and exploration, from Joshua Tree to Albuquerque! HDTS 2013 is the ninth program in a series of free ranging and ever evolving contemporary art events. 60 independent projects will take place over an entire week, during which artists and audience alike will traverse over 700 miles of desert roads to check out the new work and explore the hidden gems and diverse desert communities along this spectacular stretch of the Southwest. Each day of the event will focus on a specific leg of the route between Joshua Tree and Albuquerque–highlighting independent projects, performances, installations, and points of interest along the way:


October 12–13: Joshua Tree area
October 14: Amboy through Kingman
October 15: Crown King
October 16: Arcosanti
October 17: Turkey Springs; Gallup
October 18: Belen, Los Lunas, Magdalena
October 19: Albuquerque area


Project sites include: Amboy Crater, Arcosanti, Area 66 (Yucca), Art Queen (Joshua Tree), Bluewater Lake State Park, El Malpais National Monument, El Rancho Hotel (Gallup), Giant Rock (Landers), Hill Top Motel (Kingman), Magdalena Ridge Observatory (Socorro), Mill Restaurant (Crown King), Montessa Park (Albuquerque), Palms Restaurant and Saloon (Wonder Valley), Petrified Forest National Park, Octopus Car Wash (Albuquerque), Pink Post Office Projects (Wonder Valley), Tamarind Institute (Albuquerque), Warehouse 1-10 (Magdalena), in addition to our regular HDTS sites.


For more information visit High Desert Test Sites.