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.

  • 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 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…

  • 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 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…

  • 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…

  • 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 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…

  • 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…

  • 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…

  • 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…

  • 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…

  • 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…

  • 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…