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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
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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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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... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 days ago
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La Jolla, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

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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laconia, nh
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 110 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

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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Salem, Oregon
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We spent a couple of hours here and enjoyed the building and exhibits. The highlight for us was the Chihuly chandelier sculpture and his orbs outside in the sculpture gardens.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

I visited this gallery late one evening when the temp was lower, The site is well laid out with good access, the location could benefit from better road signs as its the second road back from the main drive. The building was clean and well organised, entrance was free and over two floors. A wide range of exhibits which was... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

This small museum has a delightful permanent collection that is beautifully curated. Artworks are situated to establish connections. One of the most startling works is a lifelike pair of sculptures called "Old Coupleon a Bench" by Duane Hansen. Even though I know this artist, when I saw the woman sitting on a bench near the stairs, I mistook her for... More 

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Sioux City, Iowa
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Between rounds of golf I went looking for other things to take in and stopped here. Very glad that I stopped by and ended up spending a pleasant two hours here. Judging by their web page and what I saw firsthand it would appear as they are an important part of the community offering a great collection and many programs... More 

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Santa Barbara, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This place was amazing, I'm happy I took the time to stop by and view the wonderful pieces this museum showcased. Without giving too much details because it will spoil all the fun. It is definitely something for everyone to enjoy, whether you're a history fanatic, or enjoy beautifully designed pieces of art- this place is perfect for you. This... More 

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Sunnyvale, California
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Palm Springs Art Museum is worth a visit. The museum has 4 levels of Western art. The place is spotlessly clean and I liked that a lot. The museum is located downtown and in easy walking distance. Plus there are a lot of restaurants, bars, and other museums to walk to. It is all fun. The gift shop is worth... More 

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West USA
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 70 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Nice collection of modern art, photographs and western art. Thursday nights from 4PM on are free. Three contemporary stories. Gift shop.

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Kelowna, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We took a couple of hours or so and spent it at this incredible Art Museum. It was time well spent. Amazing Art,Spaces, Sculptures....... well worth the $12.50.

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