Although opening in late 2014, the Palm Springs Art Museum’s Architecture and Design Center, Edwards Harris Pavilion will experience a second grand opening from newcomers in town for Modernism Week.
The famed Aluminaire House, Albert Frey’s 1931 experimental modern structure, is poised to become the next big attraction in Palm Springs.
Modernism Week is also the home of one of the country’s largest marketplaces for 20th century furnishings — the Palm Springs Modernism Show & Sale, featuring decorative objects, ceramics, sculpture, pottery, art, vintage clothing, jewelry and accessories.
To celebrate the 10th anniversary of Modernism Week, the annual confab of modernistas, a central headquarters, CAMP, has been created to schmooze, sashay, and satiate your thirst.
Using China as an example, Qingyun Ma, Dean of USC School of Architecture, will speak Jan. 31 in Palm Springs on the growth of urbanism and how new architecture practices need to be instituted.