Arts & Culture

Arts & Culture in Greater Palm Springs

Discover an oasis of arts and culture in Greater Palm Springs. From world-famous concerts and festivals to modern museums, public art installations and galleries, Greater Palm Springs is rich in arts and culture experiences.

Art lovers will find plenty to set their sights on, from contemporary exhibits and fine art to local artist galleries, murals and outdoor sculptures. Architecture and design are another big draw in Greater Palm Springs, thanks to a wealth of midcentury modern designs from renowned architects including Albert Frey, Donald Wexler, John Lautner and E. Stewart Williams. Soak up some culture during your stay, too, with plentiful theater productions, concerts and live entertainment throughout the oasis.

Find local art galleries, museums, theaters and other area resources below.

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  • The Living Desert - Plein Air Art Collection
  • The Living Desert - Plein Air Art Collection
  • The Living Desert - Plein Air Art Collection
  • The Living Desert - Plein Air Art Collection
  • The Living Desert - Plein Air Art Collection
  • The Living Desert - Plein Air Art Collection

“California Landscape Painting: The Stephen B. Chase Collection” is part of a permanent art collection currently on exhibition in the Chase Administration Building at The Living Desert, a…

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

A historic 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,…

  • 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…

  • 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…

  • Coachella Valley Repertory
  • Coachella Valley Repertory
  • Coachella Valley Repertory
  • Coachella Valley Repertory

A performance venue that produces plays, musicals, concerts and special events. In addition to the season of plays, they will be producing cabaret, staged readings, holiday concert and…

  • Palm Springs Art Museum
  • Palm Springs Art Museum
  • Palm Springs Art Museum
  • Palm Springs Art Museum
  • Palm Springs Art Museum
  • Palm Springs Art Museum

The Palm Springs Art Museum has two locations: the flagship property is located in the heart of downtown Palm Springs with 150,000 square feet of climate-controlled galleries featuring a wide…

  • 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…

  • 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.

  • Palm Springs Air Museum
  • Palm Springs Air Museum
  • Palm Springs Air Museum
  • Palm Springs Air Museum
  • Palm Springs Air Museum

Home to one of the World's largest collections of flyable WWII aircraft plus Korea and Vietnam era aircraft. The air-conditioned hangars have no ropes to keep you from interacting with 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…

  • 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,…

  • Heather James Fine Art
  • Heather James Fine Art
  • Heather James Fine Art
  • Heather James Fine Art

Heather James Fine Art offers a rare look into art history’s past and present featuring fine artwork by premier Impressionist, Modern, Post-War and Contemporary artists. The gallery…

  • 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…

  • 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…

  • 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…

  • 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…