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.
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.
The annual 11-day festival features more than 350 events, from legendary home tours and nightly parties to a classic car show and double-decker bus tours. Modernism Week will also host a special series of compelling and informative talks at the CAMP theater and the Annenberg Theater. All events are open to the public. Some are free or at a low
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.
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.
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
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.
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.
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.
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,
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.