Founded in 1938, the Palm Springs Art Museum serves many communities in the Coachella Valley through its compelling art exhibitions and wide range of community programming. Located in downtown Palm Springs, the museum’s extensive permanent collection includes significant works by western, contemporary and glass artists, and features temporary exhibitions from internationally acclaimed artists. Each month the museum features a free community day on the second Sunday of every month and is always free every Thursday from 4-8 p.m. The museum offers art classes and workshops for adults and children and 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.
The art museum is now open on Monday and closed on Wednesday. Also on Thursday AND Friday, their hours are from 12pm until 9pm. Still free on Thursdays from 4-9pm.