Searching for Desert X

Searching for Desert X

Here’s an invitation to see world-class art with no jacket required. In fact, hiking attire and a supply of water will be more appropriate to experience Desert X, the free-to-the-public exhibition of art installations across Greater Palm Springs from Feb. 25 to April 30. This is art outside the white walls of…

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An Art Oasis of Fests

An Art Oasis of Fests

Greater Palm Springs is a mecca for art lovers, with numerous shows and festivals throughout the season and across the valley. Whether you’re a serious collector or just looking for a special piece for your living room, you will be inspired and impressed by the high quality of creativity on show. Nearly every…

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Signature Events in Greater Palm Springs

Signature Events in Greater Palm Springs

  From mouthwatering food festivals and world-class sporting events to star-studded film premiers and unparalleled music festivals, the calendar is always bursting with exciting events in Greater Palm Springs. Find your vacation inspiration with this sneak peek of can’t-miss signature events in the…

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The ‘Hidden’ Architecture of Greater Palm Springs

The ‘Hidden’ Architecture of Greater Palm Springs

Modernism buffs worldwide know that Palm Springs is a major destination for midcentury modern architecture. Modernism Week, February 16-26, 2017, offers 11 days of design, architecture, exclusive tours and more with over 300 events scheduled. There is no shortage of modernism examples to enjoy in Palm Springs…

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Art is Alive in Indio

Art is Alive in Indio

The City of Indio is vibrant with art offerings that reflect its past, present and future. From educational public murals to commissioned public art to annual events that celebrate a rich and creative local and national diversity, the city provides treasures to be uncovered by any art lover.  Murals In 1996, Indio…

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Indio—The City of Festivals

Indio—The City of Festivals

Long before the Coachella Valley Music & Arts Festival put Indio on the international hipster map, the city boasted a festival atmosphere. Mingling a strong sense of cultural pride with its advantageous geographic location offering mostly year round sunshine, Indio has become a natural venue where throbbing masses…

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48 Hours in Indio

48 Hours in Indio

In the Eastern reaches of Greater Palm Springs, the City of Indio beckons like a jewel in Queen Scheherazade’s crown. For decades it has provided a historical, cultural and agricultural backbone to the Coachella Valley. It is also renowned for its festivals, most notable the annual Coachella Valley Music & Arts…

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A to Z Guide to Greater Palm Springs

A to Z Guide to Greater Palm Springs

Take a look at our A-to-Z Guide to Greater Palm Springs! Have you experienced one of our A to Z stops? Share your adventures with us with #VisitGPS. A is for Air Museum This A to Z Guide takes off at the Palm Springs Air Museum. Home to one of the World's largest collections of flyable WWII aircraft plus Korea and…

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Outdoor Art in Greater Palm Springs

Outdoor Art in Greater Palm Springs

Greater Palm Springs is a thriving center for visual arts—both inside the museums and galleries and outside. In high season, art fairs are plentiful, but you can also enjoy free public art year-round, any time you like. Thanks to  ‘Art in Public Places’ programs in every valley city, there are public art tours,…

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​30 Free Things to Do in Greater Palm Springs

​30 Free Things to Do in Greater Palm Springs

Greater Palm Springs is packed with free fun, no matter what you enjoy. From hiking trails to art museums to street fairs and retro classic car cruise nights, locals and visitors of all ages find a variety of things to do that don’t cost a cent.  Together with summer deals that are chillin’, vacationing in the…

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Coachella Puts Contemporary Art on Greater Palm Springs’ Cultural Map

Coachella Puts Contemporary Art on Greater Palm Springs’ Cultural Map

The annual Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival is one of Southern California’s biggest attractions. The yearly event brings in music lovers from around the world for two weekends straight to revel in daylong concerts beneath the sun on the sprawling Empire Polo Field grounds. For years, festival producer…

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Arts & Culture in Greater Palm Springs

Arts & Culture in Greater Palm Springs

Discover a thriving arts and culture scene in a modern oasis that overflows with visual inspiration and rewarding experiences.  An array of preeminent special events highlight the Greater Palm Springs cultural calendar. They include the Palm Springs International Film Festival (January), Southwest Arts Festival…

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Museums Unveil New Treasures

Museums Unveil New Treasures

A new director, Liz Armstrong, ushers in the season at the ever expanding Palm Springs Art Museum, which has a satellite space in Palm Desert as well as the popular Architecture and Design Center in downtown Palm Springs. The season opened with Killer Heels: The Art of the High-Heeled Shoe(through Dec. 13, 2015) at…

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Wine Down & Get Artsy

Wine Down & Get Artsy

Pinot’s Palette, Wine & Design, Artists Uncork’d…call it what you will – from coast to coast, wine and paint parties are all the rage right now whether it’s getting together with friends for vintage fun or chilling after a long day’s work.  As the late great Robert Mondavi once said, “…it’s wine, food and the arts.…

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VIDEO: Arts and Culture: Four Friends and a Weekend

VIDEO: Arts and Culture: Four Friends and a Weekend

Get ready for another adventure in Greater Palm Springs, this one complete with the colorful arts and culture canvas that surrounds. Grab a front-row seat and enter our timeless destination through the perspective of four close friends as they divide and conquer this vibrant scene.    You may find yourself…

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