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Palm Springs Art Museum in Palm Desert

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Address: 72567 Highway 111, Palm Desert, CA 92260-3306
Phone Number: +1 760-346-5600
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Great art destination

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... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 weeks ago
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Dallas, Texas
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Dallas, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
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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Thank Terry F
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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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Palm Desert, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016

The museum has three separate facilities - the main area, a smaller space in Palm desert on hwy 111, and the architecture & design building in downtown Palm Springs. The quality of the exhibits is way out of the expectations one would have for a museum in a small town with a reputation for tourism. While it is not on... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2016 via mobile

What a surprise. Friends took me and I wasn't expecting much. But this art museum is absolutely one of the best. Wonderfully arranged, labeled and convenient; outstanding presentations in interesting and some unique categories; highly recommended. Plan to spend at least a half day. And plan for return visits. That's how good it is and how much there is to... More 

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San Diego, California
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 July 2016

The Galen, The Palm Springs Art Museum in Palm Desert, currently has free admissin for the 3 weekend days (F-Su.) that it's open. Don't delay but go soon to see the curent fun show -- "From Baroque to Bling" -- that features many fun pieces including a unique necklace by the photographer Robert Mapplethorpe, a hot lips couch and a... More 

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