Palm Springs welcomes Modernism Week, Feb. 15, 2013, with a flourish of exhibits highlighting jewelry, ceramics, photography, vintage furniture and decorative arts at the Palm Springs Convention Center at 277 N. Avenida Caballeros.
The elite boutique fair will showcase 80 nationwide exhibitors and 50 high-caliber galleries featuring the best in mid- 20th century through 21st century art. Admission is $25.00 and three-day and VIP packages are also available.
The annual Palm Springs Modernism Week is scheduled for February 14-24, 2013, featuring more than 100 events including architectural tours, films, book signings, and film screenings, as well as chic galas and tours of mid-century modern homes.
Palm Springs is home to a large number of artists, galleries, rare art exhibits and collections. Journey along the palm-tree lined streets of Palm Canyon Drive and experience several galleries in downtown as well as the Palm Springs Art Museum. Visitors can also meet local artists at VillageFest, a free weekly festival held on Thursday evenings or visit over a dozen artist working studios at the Backstreet Art District.
Palm Springs celebrates its Mid-Century Modernist roots with hip and eclectic boutiques and galleries in the burgeoning Uptown Design District, where you’ll find everything from vintage jewelry to retro furniture to fine art exhibits.
For a complete listing of art galleries, shops and museums in Palm Springs, go to the official Palm Springs visitor website, www.VisitPalmSprings.com or call (800) 347-7746.