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Palm Springs Art Museum

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

Cool little art gallery. Free on Thursday evenings. Great after dinner excursion. A little bit of something for everyone. Good space to beat the heat!!

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 days ago
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Cool little art gallery. Free on Thursday evenings. Great after dinner excursion. A little bit of something for everyone. Good space to beat the heat!!

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

A well curated small art museum tucked up against the mountains. It's very close to downtown. There were some interesting exhibits and some really nice surprises on the upper floor.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Great place to be inspired, to feel an inner feeling of humanity in creations! As an artist myself, I like visiting this Art Museum and there is so muc to see and feel here!

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

I come to PS to be outside, but on the rare days that it's not good weather, this is a nice place to go. Quite a lot of interesting pieces and well displayed.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

No trip to Palm Springs is complete without a stop at the Art Museum. This modern structure has a cute cafe and outstanding sculpture gardens. But the highlight for me is the Chihuly glass. AND the gift shop. Outstanding handcrafted jewelry, handbags and accessories.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

The last time I was in Palm Springs… Just about three years ago.... I visited this great art museum. The return trip brought me back to an expanded building with even more wonderful art. I didn't think it could get any better but it did. It has a magnificent western art as well as a terrific collection of modern art.... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We were hoping to find a little distraction in Palm Springs during a birthday mini-vacation. The Art Museum exceeded our expectations. Their own collection is quite good, and it looks like local benefactors have been very generous, especially with contemporary work. They also have a respectable collection of Western-themed works as well as modern sculpture, including a couple of Henry... More 

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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We love art museums. Sadly, not this one . Cafe was cute; right by pretty garden. Access easy W/free parking. Collections of early American art was sparse and so was modern collection. Though collection of Morano stone rocks was cool. Okay for a bad weather day- but don't recommend it

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Well designed museum. Has very good collection of sculpture and modern art. More in there than you would think

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The Palm Springs Art Museum is a top notch museum with many various exhibits. I was particularly impressed with the art work of well known artists such as Picasso, Henry Moore, Remington, and Dale Chihuili just to name a few. They are presently also displaying Wild West art including Indian baskets. The three floors are very well laid out and... More 

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