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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Discover Your Art Oasis in La Quinta

Discover Your Art Oasis in La Quinta

From hands-on studios and galleries galore to ongoing outdoor showcases and one of the top-rated arts festivals in the country, La Quinta’s plentiful palette includes every shade of art. Ready to dip your brush into this creative scene? Here’s a few top picks for discovering your own art oasis in La Quinta. La…

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Explore Our Arts Oasis on a Guided Tour

Explore Our Arts Oasis on a Guided Tour

Thanks to new events, galleries and a passion-fueled creative community, the Greater Palm Springs arts scene is soaring to new heights.  One novel way to explore our arts oasis is via personalized tours where engaging hosts offer illuminating knowledge about the area’s status as the hot spot for all things modern…

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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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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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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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Shop Vintage in the ‘Mod Mecca’

Shop Vintage in the ‘Mod Mecca’

Architectural Digest calls Palm Springs a ‘Mod Mecca’ – and so you’d expect it to be a hot spot for vintage shopping. However, don’t limit your hunt for treasures to only Palm Springs. You are guaranteed to find treasures throughout the Coachella Valley—some where you’d least expect. Whether you’re on the hunt for…

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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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A Vibrant Arts & Culture Experience in Greater Palm Springs

A Vibrant Arts & Culture Experience in Greater Palm Springs

Greater Palm Springs may be best known for its glossy Hollywood past, laidback lifestyle, chichi hotels and championship golf courses, yet it also embraces a rich tradition of art.  In the early 1900s, the desert’s mesmerizing beauty and mercurial light lured plein air painters to the region to capture the…

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