Palm Springs Art Museum
Palm Desert
Edwards Harris Center

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Current Exhibitions

A Grand Adventure: American Art of the West

A Grand Adventure: American Art of the West
09/27/14 – 01/04/15
Palm Springs Art Museum in Palm Desert

The epic nineteenth-century landscape paintings of Yosemite and Yellowstone by Albert Bierstadt and Thomas Moran introduced the American public to the grandeur of the West. As the western territories opened up to development, increasing numbers of artists including Frederic Remington and Charles Russell were drawn to the promise of adventure that the American frontier provided, and by the turn-of-the-century, a new genre of Western art had developed.

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Master Works on Loan

Master Works on Loan
06/21/14 – 09/30/14 - Joseph Clayes III Wing
Palm Springs Art Museum

Again this summer, the Palm Springs Art Museum is privileged to present a selection of outstanding paintings that offer visitors a glimpse of the brilliant artistic experimentation that roiled the established art world from the late 1880s through the turn of the 20th century. Get out of the sun and come inside the museum to absorb the colors of Renoir, Frankenthaler, Ruscha, and Rothko.

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Contemporary Glass

Contemporary Glass
11/16/13 – 11/02/14 - Denney Western American Art Wing
Palm Springs Art Museum

The center is installed with glass sculptures that have special aesthetic properties and show a range of glass techniques from casting, fusing, slumping, and lampworking to glass blowing and other creative methods. In content and meaning, diverse subjects range from the narrative and figurative to the natural world and the exploration of color in space.

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Out of the Fire:Mesoamerican and Pueblo Ceramics

Out of the Fire:Mesoamerican and Pueblo Ceramics
04/12/13 – 07/31/16 - Marilyn and Bruce Throckmorton Mezzanine
Palm Springs Art Museum

This exhibition features a selection of ceramics from the museum?s permanent collection representing more than 2000 years of ceramic tradition from ancient Mesoamerican to the Pueblo Indians of the North American Southwest. Made for a variety of purposes from utilitarian to sacred practices, ceramics are one of the most enduring artistic traditions of the Americas. Modeled by hand from pliable clay material and transformed by fire into hardened vessels or figures, these objects represent a long history that expresses both cultural identity and values individual creativity.

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