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Palm Springs Art Museum

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Address: 101 N Museum Dr, Palm Springs, CA 92262-5659
Phone Number: +1 760-322-4800
10:00 - 17:00
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Tue - Wed 10:00 - 17:00
Thu 12:00 - 20:00
Fri - Sun 10:00 - 17:00

Located in downtown Palm Springs (with a branch location in Palm Desert,...

Located in downtown Palm Springs (with a branch location in Palm Desert, CA), the Palm Springs Art Museum offers compelling art exhibitions from national and international artists. The museum's extensive permanent collection includes significant works by modern and contemporary artists, western, contemporary and glass artists, and features several temporary exhibitions throughout the year. The museum is open free every Thursday night and the second Sunday of every month. It also offers a range of theatrical and musical performances in its Annenberg Theater. Throughout all these programs, the museum is dedicated to creating memorable and inspiring interactions through educational and cultural opportunities.

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Amazing western art exhibitions

An eye opening experience. Lots of western art and artifacts. Highly recommend a visit to educate and relax away from the heat of Palm Springs.

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 days ago
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Kingman, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

An eye opening experience. Lots of western art and artifacts. Highly recommend a visit to educate and relax away from the heat of Palm Springs.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

the museum is home to Kline, Chagall, Picasso vessels (which I have never seen Picasso in this medium)..and then a fine exhibit of mid century furniture, western and indian art...and not to be missed the third floor of modern art...that is a wonderful collaboration of insightful and thought provoking pieces. all very well curated and the environment is stunning. do... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We just joined the museum and spent a morning there. It's truly special, with a wonderful variety of exhibits. They include western art but also very modern stuff. The shop is delightful and full of very tasteful merchandise. They have an exquisite sculpture garden that is worth the visit.

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Palm Springs, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

The latest display is glass art and it's beautiful. In addition they have the wonderful Annenberg Theater - an intimate 400 seat venue that has great entertainment. Opening night for the season featured Megan Hilty followed by a dinner catered by Spencer's restaurant.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

I consider myself as having only an introductory knowledge of modern art. First of all the collection is so well curated, it would be something I would expect to see in a city 100 times larger than here, think New York, London and you will appreciate the significance!!! I was very fortunate to arrive when an exceptionally gifted docent was... More 

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Emeryville CA
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

I visited this museum when I was in Palm Springs during Thanksgiving week. First, I was delighted because, as a member of the Oakland Museum of California, which has a reciprocal agreement with the Palm Springs Art Museum, I was able to visit the museum at no charge. Always a plus! But once inside, I was delighted with several very... More 

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New York City, New York
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

The recently installed collection of very impressive works by famous sculptors and artists such as Moore, Picasso, Chagall by the Weiner family was a very good addition to the museum. Really helped to elevate the stature of the museum.

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McKinney, Texas
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

Three levels of exhibits ranging from traditional to modern. Paintings, sculptures, all in various media. Thursday's offer free admission. Well worth a visit.

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La Jolla, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The Palm Springs Art Museum is a beautiful building with large spaces to display the art. The art is a mixture of 20th Century modern artifacts, Western paintings and art, and contemporary art. There are also works by Picasso, Chagall, Calder, Henry Moore, Chihuly and other well-known artists. Some of the installations or pieces in the museum are quirky, others... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We were lucky to visit during a wonderful display of Western art and our docent was extremely knowledgeable about western history. There are 3 levels to see, the top two go pretty quickly though. The western display was awesome as was the George Montgomery furniture display. Great spot.

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