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Palm Springs Art Museum

101 N Museum Dr, Palm Springs, Greater Palm Springs, CA 92262-5659
+1 760-322-4800
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Great even for a non-museum guy

Very approachable even for me as a non-museum person. It is not a huge collection which makes it... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Paul S
New York City, New York
A cultural oasis

A lovely building housing an eclectic, Palm Springs-sized collection, better than you think it is... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Ken B
wilds of New Jersey
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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, Greater Palm Springs, CA 92262-5659
+1 760-322-4800
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Very approachable even for me as a non-museum person. It is not a huge collection which makes it very manageable.(since Virtually all is on one floor ). Plus it's beautifully laid out with room to move and to comfortably walk on to the next section....More

Thank Paul S
Reviewed 1 week ago

A lovely building housing an eclectic, Palm Springs-sized collection, better than you think it is likely going to be. There are 2 sculpture gardens, as well as a gift shop and a small cafe. Note: free admission on Thursday evening (4:00 - 8:00), so you...More

Thank Ken B
Reviewed 1 week ago

Our small group had a wonderful time visiting and it was the "coolest" place in town, literally! Museum offers an eclectic assortment of modern/contemporary, native, meso-American and local art in a variety of mediums. We discovered pieces from Picasso, Warhol,Henri Matisse,Charles Bibs and Dale Chihuly...More

Thank EatLoveTravel17
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is a great way to get out of the heat and enjoy a nice collection of art. Includes modern and traditional pieces. Call to find out free entry times. Worth the visit.

Thank 367audreyr
Reviewed 1 week ago

Nicely displayed and curated. If you get a chance to go on Thursday evening, you are in for a treat as it is free. Many different collections, friendly staff and a great gift shop.

Thank Parisajamais
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a very good although small art museum, but it has some very interesting collections. Especially interesting were collections of George Montgomery's furniture and other artifacts he collected. There was also an excellent collection of native baskets. While a small museum, there are some...More

Thank Larry10803
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

There are many varied and interesting exhibits in this museum, some of which are interactive and really make you think! The admission is very reasonable considering the amount of time you could spend there. We enjoyed the sculpture gardens as well as the lovely cool...More

Thank MandB56
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I am definitely not an art lover. Went with my wife. They have some big name artists. To me some of it does not look like art, but it is. It is that way at any art museum.

Thank Con K
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The Palm Spring Art Museum has been around for decades, highlighting the arts of the Palm Springs Glitterati as well as the local early settlers. The museum is quite eclectic, with numerous rooms devoted to specific styles or pieces. The furniture section shows mid-century modern...More

Thank Lestertheinvestor
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We learned that on Thursday evenings there is a street faire and that the museum is open with free admission. Admittedly we got there too close to closing time to really enjoy the entire museum but it is a beautiful facility with many interesting exhibits....More

Thank awm1
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Cathy O
4 May 2017|
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Response from Tiffany S | Reviewed this property |
Yes there is a huge free parking lot.
Marek S
6 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
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.