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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Modernism Week 101

Modernism Week 101

The moment the clock ticks over to the new year, a familiar rush of excitement permeates Greater Palm Springs. People of all ages begin flocking to the Trina Turk and Wil Stiles boutiques or combing the thrift and vintage store racks looking for retro cocktail dresses, patterned suits and Bakelite bracelets. Famous…

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The Best Live Theater in Greater Palm Springs

The Best Live Theater in Greater Palm Springs

If all the world’s a stage, then set your GPS to Greater Palm Springs. The oasis is a goldmine of great theater, with a decades-old history of rat-pack performers and terrific cabaret. The tradition continues within the intimate theater scene where live performances receive standing ovations, whether during…

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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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World-class Attractions in Rancho Mirage

World-class Attractions in Rancho Mirage

The serene city of Rancho Mirage packs a lot of punch. Teeming with world-class resorts, award-winning dining and an absurd amount of recreational activities, the sophisticated oasis makes the perfect getaway for all types of travelers. In fact, Rancho Mirage has always been a magnet for famous faces—like Ginger…

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Capturing the Beauty of Greater Palm Springs

Capturing the Beauty of Greater Palm Springs

Artist and local resident Graeme Baxter has spent nearly three decades capturing the beauty of some of the world’s most scenic golf landscapes as the official artist to such prestigious golf tournaments as The Ryder Cup, The Open Championship, The President’s Cup and ANA Inspiration (formerly The Kraft Nabisco…

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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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Fests Celebrate Art in the Oasis

Fests Celebrate Art in the Oasis

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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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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