Palm Springs Art Museum

You came to the California for fun and relaxing getaway full of year-round California warmth and sun, and a little art and culture while you’re at it. Get all you want and more with a trip to Palm Springs. You’ll enjoy activities in town, including taking in some breathtaking art at the Palm Springs Art Museum.

Location & Hours

The museum is located at 101 Museum Drive in Palm Springs. Hours are Thursday 12-8 p.m., and Friday-Monday 10 a.m. – 5 p.m. The museum is closed Tuesday and Wednesday. Call 760-322-4800 for more information.


The museum prides itself on being always free for children under 18, active military and their family, and NARM and ROAM participants. Adults are $16, and seniors (62+) are $14. Teachers/Students are $8. Thursday evenings, 5-8 p.m., admission is free for all. You can buy tickets on the museum website.


The museum hosts a number of rotating and permanent exhibits. Current highlights include “To Move Toward the Limits of Living: LGBTQ+ Works from the Collection,” “Loretta Ayeroff, The Motel Series,” “Modernistas: Discovery & Inspiration,” and more. There are also online exhibits to whet your whistle before you visit in-person.

Permanent collections include contemporary and modern art, architecture and design, and Art of the West in the Americas.


The museum hosts a number of events, including performances, free admission nights, family programs, and more. Performances are given in the museum’s Annenberg Theater. Visit Frey House II for a tour, or the Aluminaire House.

Other Locations

While these spaces aren’t hosted on the main museum grounds, they’re still a part of the museum experience. Visitors interested in an extended view of architecture and design can explore even more. The museum hosts the Architecture and Design Center Edwards Harris Pavilion at 300 S. Palm Canyon Drive in Palm Springs. Call 760-423-5260 for details.

For fans of all things sculpture, make the Faye Sarkowsky Sculpture Garden the next stop on your list. Your GPS can navigate you to 72-567 CA-111 in Palm Desert. Call 760-322-4800 for more information.

Experience the Art of Palm Springs

When planning your retreat to Palm Springs, make sure to book a home brimming with some of the artistic touches you experienced at the museum provided by Ryson Vacations. We offer homes as large as five bedrooms, so you can share the fun of a San Jacinto Mountain adventure with all of your loved ones.

Prepare a delicious home-cooked meal in the fully equipped kitchen. Lounge indoors in beautiful living spaces, or enjoy the view from a balcony or patio, or spend some time relaxing near the pool at select rentals.

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