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Nice array of small galleries

Easy parking, easy access, very cool paintings, sculpture, mixed media and photos. Several artists... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
chlene36
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Stockton, California
Where artists create (they call the shots as to when they are open)

We saw this white, long, single-story building as we were leaving the consignment shops on Palm... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
on_the_go_98765
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Tucson
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2 days ago
“Nice array of small galleries”
4 weeks ago
“Where artists create (they call the shots as to when they are open)”
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Easy parking, easy access, very cool paintings, sculpture, mixed media and photos. Several artists were in-house to chat with and observe. There is something here for anyone's taste and budget.

Thank chlene36
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We saw this white, long, single-story building as we were leaving the consignment shops on Palm Canyon and drove over to have a look. One shop (Artize) where we stopped was really a delight. One of the artists was there, preparing for an upcoming art...More

Thank on_the_go_98765
ArtizeGallery, gallery owner at Backstreet Art District, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for stopping by Backstreet, on_the_go98765 - we appreciate it! Backstreet is a wonderful combination of working studios, galleries and arts-related businesses and hours of operation do vary. Currently Wednesdays through Saturdays will have the most galleries open, but you can find some open...More

Reviewed 29 August 2018

A place for people who are interested in art. Not a big selectiom here, but the friendly artists lead you through their work, paintings, photography and other pieces of art.

Thank Dorothea K
Reviewed 10 January 2018 via mobile

Basically a strip center that was predominantly closed. NOT an art DISTRICT at all. Misleading. Disappointing and a waste of time.

Thank Beccah3
Reviewed 16 July 2017 via mobile

Located just off East Palm Canyon, this collection of art galleries will delight your imagination and curiosity. Ceramics, glass, wood, metal and paintings can be found here. Plenty of parking. Typically open Thursday through Sunday. Artists are friendly and open to discussing their work.

1  Thank TopChef7
Reviewed 16 March 2017

Some interesting art. It didn't feel like the usual stuff mass produced for tourists. It is small so doesn't take a lot of time but we had nice conversations with 3 of the artists and will probably buy a piece from one of them.

1  Thank Dan W
Reviewed 6 March 2017

We visited the shops in the Backstreet Art District last week. It's just a few miles from downtown and well worth the trip if you want to see high-end art. The shops (about 10-12 stores) all seem to be new and many have the work...More

1  Thank suetravel2015
Reviewed 27 February 2017

A wonderful Art District. A great variety of creativity, craft and artwork. The artist are amazing and very willing to share their experiences .

1  Thank kamartstudio
Reviewed 24 October 2016

We literally just stumbled upon this artsy smorgasbord by following signage from E Palm Canyon, but imho, it should be in the top ten things to do in Palm Springs. There are about a dozen shops representing all mediums of art and you can meet/watch...More

2  Thank Kauai-Biz-Traveler
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