Arts & Culture

Greater Palm Springs Arts and Culture

The Coachella Valley is home to a diverse array of engaging artistic and cultural assets. Spend a day exploring the halls and galleries of the Palm Springs Art Museum, take flight into history at the Palm Springs Air Museum of Flying, or learn about the desert's flora and fauna at the Living Desert Zoo and Botanical Garden. Take a tour of fabulous mid-century modern homes, experience the cultural heritage and traditions of the local Cahuilla Indian tribe, catch a show at a local casino, enjoy a local theater production or plan a trip during one of the area's film or art festivals. You'll find plenty of opportunities to soak up some culture during your stay. Browse the listings below to discover local art galleries, museums, theaters and area resources.

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  • The Living Desert
  • The Living Desert
  • The Living Desert
  • The Living Desert
  • The Living Desert
  • The Living Desert

The Living Desert is a unique zoo and botanical garden, featuring a number of dynamic attractions, including an art gallery. ‚ÄúCalifornia Landscape Painting: The Stephen B. Chase…

  • Frederick Loewe Estate
  • Frederick Loewe Estate
  • Frederick Loewe Estate
  • Frederick Loewe Estate
  • Frederick Loewe Estate
  • Frederick Loewe Estate

Once owned by the famed composer, Frederick Loewe, known for such classics as Camelot, Paint Your Wagon Red, GiGi, and My Fair Lady. The Estate is available for weddings, corporate and…

  • Sunnylands Center & Gardens
  • Sunnylands Center & Gardens

A 17,000-square-foot building designed by Frederick Fisher & Partners. It sits on a 15-acre parcel adjacent to the historic estate and is surrounded by a nine-acre garden, designed by the…

  • Tolerance Education Center

The mission of the TEC is to promote tolerance, respect, and understanding by reflecting on history. Programs and exhibits provide an educational opportunity for students and the community to…

  • Annenberg Theater

A 433-seat, state-of-the-art theater housed in the Palm Springs Art Museum, offering compelling performances all year long, including concerts, films, lectures, and world-class performances…

  • McCallum Theatre
  • McCallum Theatre
  • McCallum Theatre

A 1,127 seat state-of-the-art theatre. Presenting major entertainment from all areas of the performing arts. From the very best in music, theater and dance to its nationally recognized arts…

  • Palm Springs Art Museum in Palm Desert

Opened in March 2012, this distinctive campus offers ongoing and temporary exhibitions of sculpture, painting, photography and new media. Featuring several gallery areas and is home to…

  • The Annenberg Retreat at Sunnylands
  • The Annenberg Retreat at Sunnylands

Sunnylands, completed in 1966, was the winter home of the late Ambassadors Walter and Leonore Annenberg. Designed by midcentury architect A. Quincy Jones, the 25,000-square-foot house…

  • Cabot’s Pueblo Museum

A Hopi inspired Pueblo that is a unique treasure to the Coachella Valley, located in the heart of Desert Hot Springs. The Museum is close to Joshua Tree, Rancho Mirage, Palm Desert, and Palm…

  • The Dinah Shore Palm Springs Estate
  • The Dinah Shore Palm Springs Estate
  • The Dinah Shore Palm Springs Estate
  • The Dinah Shore Palm Springs Estate
  • The Dinah Shore Palm Springs Estate
  • The Dinah Shore Palm Springs Estate
  • The Dinah Shore Palm Springs Estate
  • The Dinah Shore Palm Springs Estate

Welcome to the former Dinah Shore Estate in the heart of Palm Springs. This iconic, midcentury home was designed by renowned architect Donald Wexler in 1964. This steel beam home with…

  • Hotel Lautner
  • Hotel Lautner
  • Hotel Lautner
  • Hotel Lautner
  • Hotel Lautner
  • Hotel Lautner
  • Hotel Lautner

Famed architect John Lautner's iconic desert hideaway built in 1947 is now reimagined as Hotel Lautner, an award winning, stunning modern day oasis. The hotel is comprised of four distinctly…

  • Virginia Waring International Piano Competition
  • Virginia Waring International Piano Competition
  • Virginia Waring International Piano Competition

Thrill to great music via young international rising concert piano stars. This non-profit organization hosts community recitals, musical dine-a-rounds in premier restaurants, master classes,…

  • The Art Place

A stellar collection of world-class contemporary art galleries, award-winning artisans, sophisticated interior design studios, and luxury home furnishing boutiques within a charming city…

  • Palm Canyon Theatre
  • Palm Canyon Theatre
  • Palm Canyon Theatre

A premiere theatre located in the heart of Palm Springs offering a wide range of stellar performances from off Broadway musicals to thought provoking plays and much more.

  • Coachella Valley History Museum
  • Coachella Valley History Museum
  • Coachella Valley History Museum

The Coachella Valley was the home of the Cahuilla Indians as a new wave of settlers arrived in the late 1800s along with the Southern Pacific Railroad. Being the halfway point between Yuma…

  • Old Town Artisan Studio

A non-profit studio committed to providing positive art experiences for all people despite age, disability or financial disadvantage. Private and scheduled classes are offered in sculpture,…