In front of Palm Springs Art Museum by Gary Bembridge

Museums have been an excellent way to enjoy the arts of classic and modern culture. It bridges today’s world with the past in some cases and can awaken thought provoking ideas. The arts by nature is open to interpretation. There was the artist’s point of view when they created a sculpture or art work, and there is how a viewer perceives that work of art. If you are looking for a great day of fun and learning, the Palm Springs Art Museum in Palm Desert is a great place to visit. They feature many different exhibits; some are ongoing others are for a limited time only.

The Galen Building features many exhibits and has been open since 2012. It has quickly become a staple of art experiences to those in Palm Desert. There are always new and exciting exhibits available to view. Currently, they have Pat Lasch: Journey’s of the Heart in the museum. This collection features the artist’s expression of stories, her life, and views of feminism practices. She creates her artwork out of many different medias including, bronze, ceramic, wood, and even lace making. The next exhibit will feature the work of Bob Van Breda, and his installation art work is referencing the history of the art making process. His fascination with everyday objects create some amazing works of art. If you are also of an outdoor person and looking to explore nature and artwork simultaneously, then the Palm Springs Art Museum in Palm Desert has just the thing for you.

Faye Sarkowsky Sculpture GardenFor a more natural experience, the museum offers their outdoor sculpture garden. This garden named Faye Sarkowsky Sculpture Garden surrounds the Galen building and features some amazing work by modern artists.

While you explore the 250,000 square feet of lush landscape, you can enjoy more than ten significant sculptures that perfectly accent the surroundings. You can take in the scenery which has water features, natural rock benches, and the greenery found in the Palm Desert. The best part about visiting the Faye Sarkowsky Sculpture Garden and Palm Springs Art Museum in Palm Desert is there are no admission fees. The Sculpture Garden is always open, and the Galen has some great hours. Touring the Palm Springs Art Museum in Palm Desert is an utterly breath-taking experience that is an excellent way to spend the day.

 

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See directions below:

Palm Springs Art Museum in Palm Desert
72567 CA-111, Palm Desert, CA 92260, USA

Head northwest toward CA-111 S
0.1 mi

Turn right onto CA-111 S
0.5 mi

Use the left 2 lanes to turn left onto Monterey Ave
3.6 mi

Turn right onto Frank Sinatra Dr
1.0 mi

Turn left onto Shepherd Ln
0.4 mi

Turn right onto E Petunia Pl
!Destination will be on the left
220 ft

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74112 E Petunia Pl, Palm Desert, CA 92211, USA

 

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