A Virtual Tour to Ireland

A Virtual Tour to Ireland As related in our last two newsletters, Cabot Yerxa traveled in 1925 from California to Europe via a steamer ship. After initial stops in the Panama Canal, he reached the United Kingdom. The following edited excerpts from his journal pick up the story in Ireland — the land of shamrocks, leprechauns, Celtic music, and pubs. …

Celebrate Earth Day

Celebrate Earth Day. Discover the beauty we share in the Coachella Valley. Everything we are, we owe to Mother Earth and her resources. The wood used to build our houses, the glass in our windows, and the plastic that makes up our water bottles all come from the resources we have on earth. Cabot Yerxa practiced the 3 R’s (Reduce, …

A Virtual Tour to Panama City

A Virtual Tour to Panama City Although we find ourselves sheltering in place, we nevertheless partake… in a virtual trip with Cabot Yerxa, thanks to the journal he kept of his travel to Europe in 1925. The first leg of his adventure, aboard a steamer, took him to Central America. Here are excepts in which he describes his observations in …

Museum’s Newsletter

Museum’s Newsletter On the Desert Since 1913 Cabot Yerxa ca 1925 The Story of Cabot Yerxa and his Pueblo As noted in the previous edition of this newsletter, the April issue of Palm Springs Life magazine features an article (titled “An American in Paris”) with excerpts from Cabot Yerxa’s journal covering his art studies at Académie Julian. Cabot wrote and sketched in …

Cabot’s Pueblo Museum Newsletter

Cabot’s Pueblo Museum Newsletter On the Desert Since 1913 Cabot Yerxa’s Family Circle The Story of Cabot Yerxa and his Pueblo Humans, for the most part anyway, tend to be social creatures. We like to gather with others to play games, enjoy performances, dine in company, and learn about wondrous places through guided tours. We find ourselves among others when …