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Palm Springs Art Museum

101 N Museum Dr, Palm Springs, CA 92262-5659
+1 760-322-4800
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Art Lovers Rejoice!

So glad we were visiting Palm Springs during one of their unusual rainstorms last February! Other... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Oak Hills, CA
Baby screaming acceptable museum

I bet this is the only museum that allows baby screaming. When a visitor complained to the staff... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
los angeles, CA
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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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101 N Museum Dr, Palm Springs, CA 92262-5659
+1 760-322-4800
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Reviewed 4 days ago

So glad we were visiting Palm Springs during one of their unusual rainstorms last February! Other wise, I never would have discovered this jewel in the desert. Wow! My husband and I spent hours wandering all 4 floors of this amazing collection. Update: Visited the...More

Thank love2teach3rd
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I bet this is the only museum that allows baby screaming. When a visitor complained to the staff, he was told there is no policy to remove screaming baby. Really? Something is very wrong with the management. If not for this incident, it was not...More

Thank RRla
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We have been members for several years. This museum enjoys a very healthy endowment and philanthropic support. The permanent collections range from modern to western art and glass. Always something new in terms of travelling or assembled shows. Easy to tour without committing and entire...More

Thank Talldude51
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We drove out to Palm Springs from the Inland Valley specifically to see Dale Chihuly's stunning glass sculpture which is part of the Contemporary Glass Exhibit. We were given a free tour by a museum volunteer who pointed out details of the exhibits and answered...More

Thank Joan H
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

What a great museum!! This was both new and older exhibits, but really interesting. Can only recommend!

Thank reklamemannen
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I'd been to the Museum previously and enjoyed the permanent collection, but this visit was really special. We saw paintings by Lee Krausner and Elaine DeKooning to name a few. The raw emotion and spectacular technique!

Thank Deborah G
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The Palm Springs Art Museum, in the heart of town, is a mid-century modern architectural masterpiece and the collections housed inside do justice to the beautiful building. We visited at dusk, while strolling downtown during the Palm Springs weekly Village Fest and were able to...More

Thank Tesorino22
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

I traveled to Palm Springs mainly to see the exhibit" Women of Abstract Expressionism" which was excellent.We took a guided tour with a very informed docent who was delightful and insightful by the name of Vincent Stoppia. Many other top drawer exhibits make this a...More

Thank yesmam2017
Reviewed 23 May 2017 via mobile

This art museum is fantastic. Very reasonably priced and walking distance from most of downtown. There is a huge free parking lot. Don't miss the sculpture garden outside of the cafe. Even when really hot is pleasant to sit out there. They have world renowned...More

Thank Tiffany S
Reviewed 22 May 2017

A good mix of artwork from a variety of Southwest art to contemporary. You'll find local artist's work there as well.

Thank A C
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Cathy O
Is there on site parking
4 May 2017|
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Response from Tiffany S | Reviewed this property |
Yes there is a huge free parking lot.
Marek S
How much time do you usually allow to enjoy the exhibits?
5 November 2016|
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Response from sallythomson | Reviewed this property |
2 hours should be pleasant enough but longer if your enjoying yourself
Glenna K
What are the days and hours open?
29 January 2015|
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Response from LG_Weinman | Reviewed this property |
The museum is open 10:00 am to 5:00 pm everyday but Thursday. Thursday hours are 12:00 pm to 8:00 pm (later hours to coincide with the weekly street fair) and admission to the museum is free between 4:00 pm and 8:00 pm.