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…

  • CODA Gallery
  • CODA Gallery
  • CODA Gallery
  • CODA Gallery

An El Paseo landmark since 1987, CODA is a fine art gallery specializing in contemporary paintings, photography, sculpture and glass.

  • 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…

  • 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…

  • Palm Springs Historical Society

Located on The Village Green Heritage Center in a lovely park-like setting amid the hotels, shops and restaurants of legendary Palm Canyon Drive. Comprised of two 19th century pioneer homes,…

  • 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,…

  • 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 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…

  • 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…

  • 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…

  • 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…

  • 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…

  • Beau Monde Villas by Natural Retreats
  • Beau Monde Villas by Natural Retreats
  • Beau Monde Villas by Natural Retreats
  • Beau Monde Villas by Natural Retreats

The Beau Monde Villas represents a portfolio of iconic and historically significant properties for the most discerning vacation guest. The portfolio includes properties such as the Frank…

  • 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…

  • 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…

  • 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.