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Palm Springs Art Museum in Palm Desert

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Address: 72567 Highway 111, Palm Desert, CA 92260-3306
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+1 760-346-5600
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10:00 - 17:00
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Tue - Thu 10:00 - 17:00
Fri 12:00 - 20:00
Sat - Sun 10:00 - 17:00

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A little gem and its free

The museum building, grounds and exhibit were designed and well curated.This is a very small museum which shows one exhibit at a time. We caught a glass exhibit which had works... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed yesterday
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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

The museum building, grounds and exhibit were designed and well curated.This is a very small museum which shows one exhibit at a time. We caught a glass exhibit which had works from artist of different country and covered a broad variety of techniques and subject matter. I would highly recommend it to anyone who enjoys glass works.

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Boston, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We visited the Palm Desert Certified Organic Farmers' Market at the Palm Springs Art Museum yesterday. Great selection of food and goods! We'll be back next week :)

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Coquille, Oregon
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Enjoyed free admission to the museum and sculpture garden. Museum is small holding one exhibit at a time. The current exhibit of glass art is lovely. The sculpture garden is well groomed and a delight. Good place to have a sack lunch or rest. On Wednesday the day we visited there was a Farmers Market next door. Friendly staff, free... More 

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Dallas, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 November 2016

This branch of the Palm Springs Art Museum isn't huge but it has a nice exhibit of art glass. I enjoyed the work very much. The outdoor sculpture garden is very beautiful and impressive. Very delightful venue.

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Los Altos, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 October 2016

We intended to visit the museum, but didn't check on Trip Advisor first to find out that it is closed until Nov 4. Making the best of it we elected to explore the sculpture garden instead. We are happy that we did. The design of the gardens is exquisite. Beautifully maintained. A mini oasis for the senses, with gardens, rocks... More 

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Riverside, California
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 October 2016 via mobile

The sculpture garden remains open and free to visit, however the gallery is currently closed while the new exhibit is being staged. The sculpture garden is still well worth the visit.

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Stamford, CT
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 October 2016

Spent a Sunday afternoon exploring this delightful museum in the desert. Great collection of local artists, but also some internationally known sculptors such as Henry Moore, Duane Hanson, and Alexander Caldwell. Glass works by Dale Chihuly. And a great art collection from the Weiner Family. A must see.

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Palm Desert, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 October 2016

the Donna Macmillan display is incredible and the sculpture garden beautiful. visit Cuistot next door for lunch. Docent was very helpful. Complimentary admission too

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 September 2016

Nice exhibits especially from 1850s forward. Lots of sculpture. Truly amazing for such a small city art museum. Be sure and see the outside sculpture and the photographs in the restaurant of old Palm Springs and the stars that made it famous.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016

The Palm Springs Art Museum in Palm Springs, CA has something for everyone. It is a great mid-sized museum with art , and docents for the touring. It has a wonderful Western art collection, a state of the art modern and contemporary collection, a sparkling glass exhibit. Also it usually has two or more special exhibits on display, and these... More 

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