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Noah Purifoy Outdoor Desert Art Museum

148 locals recommend ·
About this place
Noah Purifoy moved from Los Angeles to the desert of Joshua Tree in search of the perfect place to express his creativity. He found a piece of land, 15 acres in the town of Joshua Tree, where he spent 15 years filling up the whole place with amazing art works.
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Moon Crest
Moon Crest
December 12, 2019
A local cool sculpture garden.
Lindsey & Brett
Lindsey & Brett
January 3, 2020
Purifoy lived for the last 15 years of his life creating ten acres full of large-scale sculpture on the desert floor. Constructed entirely from junked materials, this otherworldly environment is one of California’s great art historical wonders.
Tracey
Tracey
November 6, 2019
This museum is one of Joshua Tree’s national treasures. You have to see it!
Gary
Gary
February 9, 2020
Noah Purifoy is an African-American artist who left the south during the Great Migration and ended up in Los Angeles. He bought a property in Joshua Tree and began building sculptures from junk that he collected. It is open to the public and free to walk around - it is a local artist landmark.
Seth
Seth
February 13, 2020
Fun & quirky art installations made of recycled materials
Sarah
Sarah
January 6, 2020
free outdoor area dedicated to the unique installations from Noah Purifoy
Lisa And Jim
Lisa And Jim
January 5, 2020
Fascinating history and interesting exhibition. Kids will love it too! It is an outdoor museum, not a stuffy art space

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Location
62975 Blair Lane
Joshua Tree, CA 92252
Hours of Operation statusOpen · Closes 7:00 PM