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A robust series of public and educational programs accompanied the Desert X 2021 artists’ projects and helped broaden the exhibition’s reach to regional, international and national audiences. The programs are all available online for free and can be viewed here.

In Conversation: Zahrah Alghamdi and Xaviera Simmons

Zahrah Alghamdi and Xaviera Simmons talk with Steven Biller, Editor-in-Chief of Palm Springs Life Magazine about their creative practice, freedom of expression, relationship to the natural world, teaching, and how they address histories and traditions in their projects for Desert X.

Fugitive Bodies

A conversation between an artist, a curator, and a scholar explore the ways borders, laws, and policies shape the lives of immigrant people.

Family Guide

The Family Guide is a user-friendly educational tool for visitors to Desert X, and is written in Spanish and English.