Frequently Asked Questions
What does it mean to be a Member of Desert Artists League?
Membership Privileges Include:
Free Participation In All Club Activities
Subscription To The Monthly Newsletter
Priority Registration For DAL Workshops
Access To Our Art Video Library
Display Personal Art Work At Our Galleries
Special Rates For Club Events, Workshops, And Trips
Can I participate in Club Activities if I am not a Member?
A non-member may participate in club activities for a fee. Fee amounts are based on activity type.
What is the cost of being a Member?
Membership Prices Per Year
Single Person Membership - $25
Family Membership - $35
As a Member, do I need to attend all Monthly Meetings?
You are not required to attend all meetings. However, you may miss out on great demonstrations and good fun.
How do I become a Member?
You can join online, show up at a meeting, or contact our VP of Membership.
When and where are Meetings held?
571 N Norma Street
Are Meetings held year-round?
Our official season runs from September through May. There are 9 monthly meetings each year.
Are Meetings just all business?
Can I attend Meetings if I am not a Member?
Visitors are welcome to attend our monthly meetings anytime, your first visit is free. Subsequent meetings are only $5 for non-members.
When and where are Board Meetings?
When are workshops announced?
Our Programs/Workshops will be announced at each meeting.
How do I sign up for a workshop?
Sign up sheets will be made available at each monthly meeting.
Do I need to bring my own supplies?
Each workshop is different and depends solely on the guest artist. Supply lists will be available to you after you have paid for the event.
How do I pay my fees?
If purchasing tickets directly online your fees will be paid at the time of purchase.
When are my fees due?
Members are asked to pay for workshops when they sign up for them to guarantee a spot. At 60 days prior to workshops, those that have not paid will not have a space reserved.
Members are eligible to cancel for a refund prior to workshops until 60 days prior.
What if I have questions about the workshops?
For questions regarding the workshops contact the VP of Programs.
When can I sign up?
Members may sign up at any time at a meeting or by contacting the VP of Programs.
Who can be featured as one of 'Our Artists'?
Any member can display their work for a fee. Contact a board member for more information.
What is 'Show & Tell'?
Show & Tell will happens at each General Meeting. Bring in your own artwork from the
past or what you are working on now to share.
We love to see your work!
Do the members of DAL display their artwork anywhere around town?
DAL has 2 Galleries in Ridgecrest where members can display their artwork:
1081 N. China Lake Blvd
Kerr McGee Community Center
100 W. California Avenue