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Modernism Week 2024

Feb 15, 2024 to Feb 25, 2024
Event Summary

All ticket sales are final; there are no refunds or exchanges.

Event Schedule / Activities
Sat, Feb 24, 2024
AfterGlow: The Palm Springs Modernism Online Showcase
AfterGlow: The Palm Springs Modernism Online Showcase is an extension of the in-person Palm Springs Modernism Show. It offers an opportunity to continue to shop from the participating dealers.

Click the link to view the 12 day online sale.

1 time at 12:00 AM
Category: Exhibition, *Newly Added*
Elegant Jazz Dinner at Smoke Tree Ranch & VIP ALL ACCESS Pass to PSJazzFest
ALL ACCESS VIP JAZZ EXPERIENCE tickets include Up Front reserved seats to all PSJazzFest performances and an Elegant Jazz Dinner at the private enclave of Smoke Tree Ranch, exclusively for VIP pass holders.

$1,000

1 time at 08:00 PM
Category: Dinner, Live Music Performance, PSJazzFest, Cocktails, Annenberg Theater, PSJazzFest All Access
Sold Out
Sun, Feb 25, 2024
AfterGlow: The Palm Springs Modernism Online Showcase
AfterGlow: The Palm Springs Modernism Online Showcase is an extension of the in-person Palm Springs Modernism Show. It offers an opportunity to continue to shop from the participating dealers.

Click the link to view the 12 day online sale.

1 time at 12:00 AM
Category: Exhibition, *Newly Added*
Modernism Yard Sale
Brought to you by Chris Bale Homes, and hosted by H3K Home+Design, this annual sale has become one of Modernism Week’s most popular FREE events!

Free, no ticket required (8:00 AM to 12:00 PM)

1 time at 08:00 AM
Category: Palm Springs, Free, Kid-Friendly Activity, Retail
Twin Palms Guided Walking Tour: An Insider’s Perspective of the Desert’s First Modernist Neighborhood
Experience the desert's first Modernist neighborhood on the only tour guided by a neighborhood resident, local author, and neighborhood organization founder.

$45 (2 hrs)

1 time at 08:00 AM
Category: Palm Springs, Guided, Neighborhood Walking Tour, Outdoors, Tour (Exterior), Tour (Walking)
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Charles Phoenix Super Duper Double Decker Bus Tour
Experience midcentury architectural treasures of Palm Springs with retro pop culture humorist and author, Charles Phoenix, as he leads a spirited adventure atop a double decker, open-air bus.

$150 (2.5 hrs)

1 time at 08:30 AM
Category: Palm Springs, Guided, Tour (Bus), Tour (Exterior)
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Sunnylands Historic House Tour
Guided tours give visitors access to the famed Sunnylands estate, designed by renowned architect A. Quincy Jones in 1966 and restored in 2012.

$75 (1.5 hrs)

21 times from 08:45 AM to 04:00 PM
Category: Rancho Mirage, Guided, Tour (Exterior), Tour (Interior), *Newly Added*
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Double Feature! Both Albert Frey Documentaries–Part I and Part II
SAVE $10.00, experience both Albert Frey documentaries with one specially priced ticket.

$20 (3 hrs)

1 time at 09:00 AM
Category: Film, CAMP Theater
FILM: "Albert Frey: The Architectural Envoy – Part I"
Swiss-born architect Albert Frey introduced Corbusian-influenced modernism to the United States and developed an extraordinary design style, blending industrial techniques and a love of nature.

$15 (1 hr)

1 time at 09:00 AM
Category: Film, CAMP Theater
House of Tomorrow Home Tour
Experience the newly renovated Alexander Estate, known as the House of Tomorrow, and popularly as the Elvis Honeymoon Hideaway where Elvis and Priscilla Presley honeymooned in 1967.

$55 Tour (30 min), $100 Tour & Reception (1 hr)

16 times from 09:00 AM to 05:30 PM
Category: Palm Springs, Reception, Self-guided, Tour (Interior)
Modernism Week Featured Home Tour: The Shag House
The artist Shag has reimagined this midcentury modern home, creating a fully immersive tour experience that will make visitors feel as though they have climbed into a life-size Shag painting.

$40 (30 min)

8 times from 09:00 AM to 01:00 PM
Category: Palm Springs, Self-guided, Tour (Exterior), Tour (Interior), Featured Home Tour
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Modernism Week Featured Home Tour: Wexler '54
Welcome to a not-to-be-missed tour of the recently renovated and historically designated Wexler ’54. Nestled in the Deepwell Estates neighborhood, this Wexler-Harrison home is sure to delight modernists.

$40 (30 min)

8 times from 09:00 AM to 01:00 PM
Category: Tour (Exterior), Tour (Interior), Featured Home Tour
Signature Home Tour: Morning Tour–Modernism Week
Self-driven home tour through various neighborhoods in Palm Springs featuring several iconic architectural homes by some of the areas most noted architects.

$150 (3 to 3.5 hrs) — 5 homes on this tour

1 time at 09:00 AM
Category: Palm Springs, Self-guided, Tour (Exterior), Tour (Interior), Signature, Self-driving Tour
The Homes That Define Palm Springs Bus Tour
This 90-minute tour will feature some of the most popular neighborhoods in Palm Springs, showcasing the most spectacular home styles, including pre-war Spanish Colonial Revival and a range of midcentury modern residential architectural styles.

$90

1 time at 09:00 AM
Category: Palm Springs, Kid-Friendly Activity, Tour (Bus), Tour (Exterior)
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Celebrity Haven: Unique Boutique Resorts
See close-up the inns and resorts that were, and remain today, havens for the stars. Many were designed and built after WWII when America’s appetite for Modern design was the rage.

$45 (2.5 hrs)

1 time at 09:30 AM
Category: Palm Springs, Tour (Exterior), Neighborhood Walking Tour, Outdoors
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Frank Sinatra's Neighborhood: The Hollywood Elite
This tour affords a visual feast blending classic Spanish Colonial Revival with the sleek midcentury Modern designs, including Frank Sinatra's avant-garde modernist jewel by renowned architect E. Stewart Williams.

$45 (2.5 hrs)

1 time at 09:30 AM
Category: Palm Springs, Tour (Exterior), Neighborhood Walking Tour, Outdoors
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Frey House II Tour + Museum Day Passes
Hosted by Palm Springs Art Museum, these self-guided tours are a rare opportunity to see the residence of modernist architect Albert Frey.

$75 (40 min)

14 times from 09:30 AM to 05:30 PM
Category: Palm Springs, Kid-Friendly Activity, Tour (Exterior), Tour (Interior)
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Giants of Architecture
See how desert Modern design was applied to commercial buildings in the heart of the fashion and finance district in Palm Springs.

$45 (2 hrs)

1 time at 09:30 AM
Category: Palm Springs, Tour (Exterior), Neighborhood Walking Tour, Outdoors
Heart of the City: Pioneers to Playground of the Stars
Explore the dynamic past and vibrant present of this world-famous desert getaway while strolling the Walk of Stars. Learn how Hollywood stars, part of our local scene, made Palm Springs their playground.

$45 (2 hrs)

1 time at 09:30 AM
Category: Palm Springs, Tour (Exterior), Neighborhood Walking Tour, Outdoors
Hidden Paradise: Show Biz Legends' Hideaways
The Mesa is a beautiful secluded neighborhood with a fascinating assortment of eclectic architecture. It boasts one of Palm Springs’ most stunning architectural anomalies, the Santorini House.

$45 (2.5 hrs)

1 time at 09:30 AM
Category: Palm Springs, Tour (Exterior), Neighborhood Walking Tour, Outdoors
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Rat Pack Playground: Modernist Homes
Discover the trendy midcentury Vista Las Palmas neighborhood, once nicknamed the “Beverly Hills of Palm Springs” and view the homes now called “Alexanders” developed by George and Robert Alexander.

$45 (2.5 hrs)

1 time at 09:30 AM
Category: Palm Springs, Tour (Exterior), Neighborhood Walking Tour, Outdoors
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Sam Maloof’s Legacy: A Private Expedition to the Master Craftsman's Historic Home, Gallery, and Gardens
Escape for a day to the historic hand-made house, gardens and studio of famed midcentury designer-craftsman Sam Maloof, the new Jack Rogers Hopkins exhibition. Includes catered garden picnic lunch.

$145 (7 hrs)

1 time at 09:30 AM
Category: Exhibition, Film, Guided, Lunch, Presentation, Talk, Tour (Bus), Tour (Exterior), Tour (Interior)
Shangri-La of the Stars: Midcentury Showcase
Stroll through this pristine midcentury neighborhood with its collection of elegant Modernist homes, designed by the desert’s most revered architects.

$45 (2.5 hrs)

1 time at 09:30 AM
Category: Palm Springs, Tour (Exterior), Neighborhood Walking Tour, Outdoors
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Stars of The Movie Colony
The impressive Movie Colony neighborhood represents Hollywood's Glamour Heyday with its mix of romantic Spanish Colonial Revival estates and elegant modernist homes.

$45 (2.5 hrs)

1 time at 09:30 AM
Category: Palm Springs, Tour (Exterior), Neighborhood Walking Tour, Outdoors
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Twin Palms Estates Exteriors Walking Tour: Krisel with the Alexanders Ushered in a New Design Era
View stunning modern architecture with its iconic soaring "butterfly" rooflines in the first midcentury neighborhood built by the Alexander Construction Co. in Palm Springs.

$45 (2.5 hrs)

1 time at 09:30 AM
Category: Palm Springs, Tour (Exterior), Neighborhood Walking Tour, Outdoors
Sold Out
2024 Modernism Week Vintage Trailer Show
Celebrating the vintage trailer lifestyle while inspiring those who dream of channeling their inner Wanderlust spirit.

$30, Free (ages 12 and under)

1 time at 10:00 AM
Category: Palm Springs, Vintage Trailers, Kid-Friendly Activity
Exhibit: Stephen Willard Vintage Postcards of Palm Springs at the Welwood Murray Memorial Library
Now on display in the main room of the Welwood Murray Memorial Library–this collection shows a variety of Stephen Willard's postcards from the 1930s to the 1950s. The collection is owned by Bert Simonis.

Free; Daily 10 AM–6 PM, Thursdays 10 AM–8 PM

1 time at 10:00 AM
Category: Exhibition, Free, Self-guided, *Newly Added*
Garden Tour of the Kaufmann Residence, Richard Neutra, 1946
An outdoor garden tour of the historic Kaufmann Residence, Richard Neutra, 1946. An extraordinary opportunity to see the iconic architecture and landscape design of this famed global landmark.
4 times from 10:00 AM to 01:45 PM
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FILM: "Albert Frey: The Architectural Interpreter – Part II"
In 1939, Swiss-born architect Albert Frey embarked on a decades-long journey of discovery. His world travels and love of nature would lead him to a new style of modernism in Palm Springs, California.

$15 (1.5 hrs)

1 time at 10:30 AM
Category: Film, CAMP Theater
Midcentury Mixology Cocktail Class With Steen Bojsen-Moller at Mr. Lyons
Join our spirited midcentury cocktail-making clinic at the historic restaurant Mr. Lyons.

$80 (2 hrs) — clinics start at 11:00 AM and 2:00 PM

2 times from 11:00 AM to 04:00 PM
Category: Palm Springs, Cocktail Making Clinic, Presentation
Sold Out
The Cookers: Legendary All-Star Jazz Band Live at the Annenberg for PSJazzFest!
With each member of this legendary jazz group having four decades of experience in the jazz world, The Cookers are the greatest jazz super-band working. A performance that will blow the roof off!

$75, $40, $25 (1 hr)

1 time at 11:00 AM
Category: Live Music Performance, Annenberg Theater, PSJazzFest
Meet and Greet with Shag
Meet and greet Shag at the Shag Store, and have your favorite Shag items signed by the artist himself.

Free, Unticketed Event (1 hr)

1 time at 12:00 PM
Category: @Palm Springs, Free, Kid-Friendly Activity, Shag, *Newly Added*
Signature Home Tour: Afternoon Tour–Modernism Week
Take this self-driven home tour through various neighborhoods in Palm Springs featuring several iconic architectural homes by some of the areas most noted architects.

$150 (3 to 3.5 hrs), 5 homes on this tour

1 time at 02:00 PM
Category: Palm Springs, Self-guided, Tour (Exterior), Tour (Interior), Signature, Self-driving Tour
Veronica Swift Live at the Annenberg for PSJazzFest!
Swift's performances surpass the boundaries of genre classification, enchanting sold-out audiences with her seamless transitions from Ella to Judy, and from Grace Slick to the Dresden Dolls.

$125, $65, $40 (1.5 hrs)

1 time at 02:00 PM
Category: Live Music Performance, Annenberg Theater, PSJazzFest
Sold Out
Taj Mahal Quartet and Sona Jobarteh Live at the Annenberg for PSJazzFest!
Blues legend Taj Mahal brings his glorious voice and virtuosic multi-instrumentalism to this uniquely powerful evening of new world music with Sona Jobarteh, Gambia’s griot kora sensation.

$295, $75, $60 (1.5 hrs)

1 time at 07:30 PM
Category: Live Music Performance, Annenberg Theater, PSJazzFest
Mon, Feb 26, 2024
AfterGlow: The Palm Springs Modernism Online Showcase
AfterGlow: The Palm Springs Modernism Online Showcase is an extension of the in-person Palm Springs Modernism Show. It offers an opportunity to continue to shop from the participating dealers.

Click the link to view the 12 day online sale.

1 time at 08:00 AM
Category: Exhibition, *Newly Added*
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Event tickets are non-refundable, non-exchangeable, and all ticket sales are final. If an event is canceled by the organizer, refunds will be issued. Ticket buyer takes responsibility to ensure correct event/date/time has been purchased. Purchased tickets are considered as donations if unused. Ticket buyers who accepted Refund Protection Coverage at checkout from Booking Protect and who are unable to use tickets for a reason covered by Booking Protect, must apply to Booking Protect directly to request refund no later than 45 days after booked event.

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Feb 15, 2024 to Feb 25, 2024
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