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“Excellent”

Palm Springs Art Museum
Ranked #5 of 118 things to do in Palm Springs
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Owner description: Located in downtown Palm Springs (with a branch location in Palm Desert, CA), the Palm Springs Art Museum offers compelling art exhibitions from national and international artists. The museum's extensive permanent collection includes significant works by modern and contemporary artists, western, contemporary and glass artists, and features several temporary exhibitions throughout the year. The museum is open free every Thursday night and the second Sunday of every month. It also offers a range of theatrical and musical performances in its Annenberg Theater. Throughout all these programs, the museum is dedicated to creating memorable and inspiring interactions through educational and cultural opportunities.
Chicago, Illinois
Level 4 Contributor
29 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
“Excellent”
Reviewed February 25, 2013

It was cloudy and cold one day, so I walked over to the P.S. Art Museum. I was so glad I did. This little museum is not so little, and the art was excellent. I would compare it to the MOMA in New York. Had a great time.

Visited February 2013
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19 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
“A fantastic inspiring collection!”
Reviewed February 25, 2013

Wonderful art museum..collection of the most inspiring modern art as well as American Indian antiques and early paintings.Don't miss the gardens which are planted with glass structures!

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Naperville
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
“Very Intriguing Art Museum”
Reviewed February 24, 2013

The collection here is doable in a day, with a concentration on contemporary pieces and southwestern art. We really enjoyed a glass exhibit that was being featured while we were there. Highly recommend checking this museum out.

Visited February 2013
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Joshua Tree, California
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44 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
“When Small Museums Have Big Worlds”
Reviewed February 21, 2013

This museum really is a big huge museum contained in two small museums in two locations. The collections are noteworthy by anyone's standards, the exhibitions are well curated, usually cutting edge and quite thought provoking. The cafe is great space, lovely atmosphere, but for a museum of this caliber you would expect something more. It would be great of there were some real chef-ing happening in that kitchen. As it is the sandwiches and paninis are great, I just wish it used it's magnificent setting to produce an interesting cafe menu..

Visited January 2013
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LAKE TAHOE< CA
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
“Worth a visit”
Reviewed February 20, 2013

We spent a lovely afternoon at the museum, and saw several interesting visiting installations. The permanent exhibits alone were worth the trip. The museum's architecture and layout are very pleasing and user friendly, and it's a short walk off the major shopping district on Palm Canyon. You don't have to be "artsy" to enjoy this museum.

Visited February 2013
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