Vistors are free to wander and gaze at what Noah Purifoy created. This is the version of our website addressed to speakers of English in the United States. Meet the Author. The Noah Purifoy Desert Art Museum of Assemblage Art is open to the public every day of the year during daylight hours and is free of charge. Noah Purifoy; About Noah; Bio + Chronology; NPF Foundation; About the Foundation; Board of Trustees; Community Partners; Support + Volunteer; 66 Signs of Neon; Outdoor Museum; Visit; Hours and Directions; Tours; Publications; Catalogs + Books ; News; Current; Archive; Donate; Contact; Site Use; Contact Us; No Contest, 1991. You can read bios of two of our Trustee docents Sue Welsh and Joe Lewis below. Joe joined the Foundation in 1999 and worked with Noah on a number of projects including the  College Art Association Distinguished Artist interviews and exhibitions. Jef Harmatz is a Joshua Tree-based writer and cartoonist. Enter your e-mail address for things to do, restaurants to try and much more! Sorry, there are no tours or activities available to book online for the date(s) you selected. "Noah Purifoy: Art as Elegant Wreckage," The Tavis Smiley Show, March 17, 2004. We’re aware that these uncertain times are limiting many aspects of life as we all practice social and physical distancing. Located in an isolated area in the outskirts of Joshua Tree, the Noah Purifoy Museum is an open field of "Assemblage" art (previously known as Junk Art), consisting of mysterious and disturbing formswhich are open for the viewerto immerse themselves into... Joshua Tree, Californiahttp://noahpurifoy.com, Noah Purifoy Outdoor Museumof Assemblage SculptureDirections, Photography by Casey Kiernan (taken with an iPhone 6), Joshua Tree Visitors Guide - The most comprehensive travel and tourism guide to the artists, events, music, camping, rv, campground,  climbing, photography, lodging, hotels, AirBnB, restaurants, workshops, star gazing, folklore & community in & around Joshua Tree California and the Joshua Tree National Park - Visit Joshua Tree, Joshua Tree Tourism, Joshua Tree top 10 Travel Tips, Joshua Tree camping, The most complete guide tolocal art, music, food, lodging,destinations, events & festivalsin & around Joshua Treeand the National Park, Top 10 Tips for VisitingJoshua Tree National Park, Receive news about upcoming events in Joshua Tree. You'll receive your first newsletter soon! I was more than thrilled to take my family to see his work. The White House, 1990-1993. In 2015, Sue initiated NPF’s urban arts program and curriculum for middle school students drawing upon Noah’s principles of the art process. Americana Art California Desert Joshua Tree Noah Purifoy USA. We enjoy all kinds of art and this outdoor space is fantastic. more, Recommended experiences in and around Joshua Tree. You do for you. Is this a place or activity you would suggest for, Is this a must-do if you are traveling with a, Is this a romantic place or activity that you would suggest for, Are the prices for this place or activity, 63030 Blair Ln, Joshua Tree, CA 92252-3390, This is an amazing outdoor exhibit where you can just walk around for hours taking it all in. I do not wish to be an artist, I only wish that art enables me to be. Want to visit this local gem for yourself? As of July 16th we are not affected by the (re)closures that were announced this week affecting numerous California counties. Thank you! Our docents knew and collaborated with Noah over many years and are able to bring his art and artistic process to life. The full day includes a docent tour of Noah’s museum, lunch and a windshield bus tour through Joshua Tree National Park for South Los Angeles students and staff. Together Sue and Noah started NPF in 1999 as a private, non-profit, all volunteer organization, now in its 19th year. Private Group Tours. You can read bios of two of our Trustee docents Sue Welsh and Joe Lewis below. Who defines the meaning of art? Did you know Southern California was home to a unique outdoor museum that’s hiding in the SoCal desert? This might not be for everybody, but my husband and I loved it!!! The lush resorts of Palm Springs will feel a million miles away when you get out in the wilds of Joshua Tree National Park on this small group Jeep tour. Remove Ads. It’s different and it’s fun! Just when you thought you’d explored every nook and cranny of this part of the country, something new and exciting pops up. Monuments & Statues, Points of Interest & Landmarks, Things to do near Noah Purifoy Desert Art Museum. – Noah Purifoy, 1963. See plants and rock formations that are unique to the desert, and learn what makes Joshua Tree so special. It’s easy to get to. Here's a little backstory: A lifelong artist in trade and education, Noah Purifoy spent the last 15 years of his life (until 2004) creating this ten acre large-scale junk material/found object sculpture garden. The Noah Purifoy Outdoor Sculpture Museum is open to the public! – Noah Purifoy, 1963 Located in an isolated area in the outskirts of Joshua Tree, the Noah Purifoy Museum is an open field of "Assemblage" art (previously known as Junk Art), consisting of mysterious and disturbing forms The Noah Purifoy Outdoor Desert Art Museum is located at 62975 Blair Lane, Joshua Tree, CA 92252. googlemaps Built over a 15 year period, this unique outdoor museum was created back in 1989 by the artist Noah Purifoy.