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Kali, Artographer, 1932–2019

Palm Springs Art Museum 101 Museum Drive, Palm Springs, CA, United States

During the 1960s, Long Island housewife Joan Archibald left her old life by fleeing to Southern California, where she reinvented herself as a photographer and took the name “Kali” soon after moving to Palm Springs. See her prints and Polaroids in Kali, Artographer, 1932–2019, a new exhibition on view through April at the Palm Springs Art Museum.

Hollywood Cool: Photography of John R. Hamilton

Mad Kat Gallery 71590 Highway 11, Rancho Mirage, CA, United States

MAD.KAT Gallery presents Hollywood Cool, a photography exhibition by John R. Hamilton featuring 52 images from the 1950s, 1960s, and 1970s. There will be photographs of iconic actors like Paul Newman, Kirk Douglas,John Wayne, and Natalie Wood. The opening reception will be held on  Saturday, March 17, from 5 to 9 p.m.

Picasso Exhibition

Palm Springs Art Museum 101 Museum Drive, Palm Springs, CA, United States

Enter the world of Pablo Picasso at the Palm Springs Art Museum. The art exhibition features a combination of works from the museum and private collections ranging from 1904 to 1968.  The installation has 40 prints and ceramics that celebrate the legacy of one of the most influential artists of the 20th century.

Albert Frey: Inventive Modernist at Architecture and Design Center

Architecture and Design Center 300 South Palm Canyon Drive, Palm Springs, CA, United States

Embark on a journey through the life and groundbreaking work of architect Albert Frey. Born in Zurich, Switzerland, Frey achieved early career success in Paris and New York before settling in Palm Springs, where he left an indelible mark on the architectural landscape. Curated and designed by Brad Dunning, this expansive retrospective showcases rare and previously unseen treasures, including architectural

L.A. Marler’s Iconic Mid-Century Media Original Art

Rancho Mirage Library and Observatory 71100 Highway 111, Rancho Mirage, CA, United States

Renowned contemporary photographic artist Louise Marler, known as LA Marler, will exhibit her distinguished Photo Pop Art at the Rancho Mirage Library. The exhibition will feature antique typewriters displayed in the David Bryant cases, showcasing technological changes in personal presses over the last 100 years. Don't miss this unique and visually captivating display. Opening reception will be held on Dec.

Gary Janis: Painting Classical Jazz

Gary Wexler Studio Backstreet Art District, 2682 S. Cherokee Way, Palm Springs, CA, United States

Join Gary Wexler Studio Feb. 18 to March 9 for an extraordinary exhibition featuring the prolific artist Gary Janis. Known for his fantastic work, Janis has a special connection to Palm Springs, having showcased his art at Dezart Gallery around 2010. His fascinating background and prolific output make his work a captivating journey through colors and emotions.

Mid-Century Moderns at Revolution Stage Company

Revolution Stage Company 611 S. Palm Canyon Drive, Suite 16, Palm Springs, CA, United States

Embark on a time-traveling musical escapade every Friday and Sunday at Palm Springs' Revolution Stage Company. Written and directed by Mark Christopher, known for "54," this jukebox comedy unfolds in 1966 Palm Springs, where a Wisconsin widow transforms from frump to fabulous. Discover the liberating journey of Maryann Popecky, set to the tunes of Tom Jones, Petula Clark.

12 Paintings/12 Collages – Sean W. Spellman

Compound Yucca Valley 55379 29 Palms Highway, Yucca Valley, United States

Immerse yourself in the captivating solo exhibition by artist Sean W. Spellman at Compound YV. For two decades, Spellman's creations have been influenced by the mystique of the Mojave Desert. Delve into the minimalist beauty of his work, where neutral palettes and monumental shapes echo the vastness of the desert landscape. Spellman's art invites you to fill in the blanks,

Chromatopia: Osceola Refetoff at Melissa Morgan Fine Art

Melissa Morgan Fine Art 73660 El Paseo, Palm Desert, CA, United States

Experience the unveiling of a dynamic group exhibition at Melissa Morgan Fine Art on Feb. 2 from 4 to 7 p.m. See captivating photographs from Osceola Refetoff's newest series, Chromatopia, which made its debut at the Marks Center for the Arts. Explore additional artworks by talented artists Pamela Beck, Casper Brindle, Kimberly Brooks, Rob Grad, and Robin Raznick.