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Exclusive Tour of the Kellogg Doolittle House in Joshua Tree

A special invitation to tour one of the most iconic homes in Southern California. Proceeds help support Modernism Week's educational and scholarship programs.

$1,000 (5 hrs)

Category: @Joshua Tree, Lunch, Outdoors, Tour (Exterior), Tour (Interior), *Newly Added

We are honored to invite you to visit Kellogg Doolittle High Desert House in Joshua Tree, one of the most intriguing and exclusive residential properties to ever be built in  Southern California. This private residence, designed by Ken Kellogg is admired all over the world for its awe-inspiring organic details, but it is rarely open to guests. In fact, this Modernism Week tour is one of the first groups to experience the home's interior rooms and tour it with the homeowner and the craftsman who has worked on it for 25+ years. This special tour is limited to only 20 guests and is exclusive to Modernism Week 2023. 
Your ticket includes tour registration for one person, roundtrip VIP motor coach transportation to and from Palm Springs, a gourmet boxed lunch, and a guided tour of the property with the homeowner, craftsman John Vugrin, and Lisa Vossler Smith, CEO of Modernism Week. Your purchase will help support Modernism Week's ongoing educational and scholarship programs.  $500 of the ticket price is tax-deductible. Interior photography will not be permitted.  
About the Kellogg Doolittle High Desert House:
Created in 1988 by Kendrick Bangs Kellogg and built over the following 25+ years, the "High Desert House," formerly owned by artists Bev and Jay Doolittle, is a marvel of organic architecture. The residence, nestled into the rocky edge of Joshua Tree National Park, has been hand fabricated over time and nearly every element, inside and out, is one of a kind. The home and most of its interior furnishings were designed and handcrafted by architect Ken Kellogg and Master Craftsman John Vugrin. 

Things to Know
Check-in will begin at 9:45 a.m.
Private mini-coach shuttle transportation is required and will depart promptly at 10 a.m. and return by 3 p.m.
A boxed lunch will be provided for the ride to the home. 
No outside cars will be permitted at the residence in Joshua Tree.
Park and leave your locked car at the Palm Springs Tramway Visitors Center.
Please wear comfortable walking shoes and bring a jacket.
The expected tour time at the house is 2-3 hours.
Private residences are not ADA accessible.
This activity is for ages 18 and older.
The organizer of this event is Modernism Week.

Event Check-in Location
Palm Springs Tramway Visitors Center, 2901 N Palm Canyon Dr, Palm Springs, CA 92262
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