Calendar of Events

Looking for the best events in Greater Palm Springs and the surrounding area? You’ve come to the right place. Whether you’re a local in search of something to do this weekend or a visitor making plans for a future desert getaway, we’ve got you covered.

To submit an event, click here. To get on our list, so you never miss an event, subscribe here.


Changing any of the form inputs will cause the list of events to refresh with the filtered results.

Event Series The Artwork of Elaine Mathews

The Artwork of Elaine Mathews

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

Influenced by early California art, Elaine Mathews paints large, semi-impressionist landscapes and small plein-air paintings using a palette knife and brush. In her exhibition at the Rancho Mirage Library, she presents scenes from the high and low deserts, with ocotillo, yucca palms, cholla, and Joshua trees animating her views.

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.


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

The grand opening of MAD.KAT Gallery features a group show with 13 artists called In·ter·con·nec·tion. See artists from Tokyo, Cairo, Athens, Madrid, New York, San Francisco, Germany, Poland, and the Coachella Valley. The gallery will continue to bring in new contemporary art to the desert and emphasize international and national artists in addition to talented locals. A reception will be

Wonderings: Art Opening by George Halvorson

Rubine Red Gallery 668 N Palm Canyon Drive, Suite 102, Palm Springs, United States

Rubine Red Gallery presents Minnesota artist George Halvorson's Wonderings featuring recent work that was inspired by the human condition and pure joy in the everyday world. Halvorson is known for his unique palette of colors and figurative wonderings. The opening reception will be held on Nov. 11 from 5 to 8 p.m.

Untamed: Mary Chomenko Hinckley Exhibition

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

Join Melissa Morgan Fine Art on El Paseo to view artist Mary Chomenko Hinckley's solo exhibition Untamed. Hinckley's choices of material have poetic underpinnings — some of her most recognizable images become adaptable under the weight of their unusual conception. The opening reception will be held on Friday, Nov. 3, from 4 to 7 p.m.

Osceola Refetoff: Problematic Palms

College of the Desert 43500 Monterey Ave., Palm Desert, CA, United States

Melissa Morgan presents Osceola Refetoff's Problematic Palms exhibition at College of the Desert. The exhibition is curated by Shana Nys Dambrot. Refetoff’s work creates eye-catching infrared images of iconic Palm Springs neighborhoods’ architecture, landscape designs, and wild nature. This evocative exhibition was created by Refetoff alongside Francesca Bifulco and Andrew K. Thompson. The opening reception will be held on Wednesday,

Bruce Beasley & Anthony James at Melissa Morgan Fine Art

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

Visit Melissa Morgan Fine Art to view Generation, an art exhibition featuring work by Bruce Beasley and Anthony James. Both artists explore concepts of movement, space, and geometry in their sculptures. They also incorporate cutting-edge technology into their practices which creates large-scale installations that interact with the surrounding environment. The opening reception will be held on Saturday, Nov. 25, from

Ryan Campbell at Desert Island Country Club

Desert Island Golf & Country Club 71777 Frank Sinatra Drive, Rancho Mirage, CA, United States

Local artist Ryan Campbell's exhibition will be on display at The Penney at Desert Island Country Club. Campbell uses geometric abstraction, minimalism, and hard-edge painting in his work. Recently Campbell was commissioned to create the large-scale  "Line Segments" mural for the City of Palm Springs that will be directly adjacent to the Palm Springs Art Museum. The reception will be

Michael Grecco – Urban Landscape at That Gallery

That Gallery 73940 El Paseo, Palm Desert, United States

Gritty, moody, and emotionally charged photographs of acclaimed photographer Michael Grecco are now on display at That Gallery. Known globally for his high-concept imagery and a profound connection with his subjects, Grecco unveils his Urban Landscape series. Each photograph captures a solitary subject in a familiar setting, bathed in intense lighting and rich imagery. These compelling large-scale works are on