Palm Springs Art Museum
Palm Desert
Edwards Harris Center

CURRENT


Current Exhibitions

California Dreamin': Thirty Years of Collecting

California Dreamin': Thirty Years of Collecting
03/08/14 – 07/31/14 - Annenberg Wing
Palm Springs Art Museum

"California Dreamin': Thirty Years of Collecting" includes art works purchased by the Palm Springs Art Museum with funds provided by the Contemporary Art Council and other contributors since 1984. The acquisitions were created by contemporary artists who worked in California or were influenced by spending some time in California during their artistic careers. The artworks are multi-faceted, including paintings, works on paper, sculpture, ceramics, and photography.

view details >>


Recline/Design: Art and the Aesthetics of Repose

Recline/Design: Art and the Aesthetics of Repose
02/15/14 – 09/10/14
Palm Springs Art Museum in Palm Desert

The human body is a classic source of inspiration for artists of all genres, and it is also the unit of measure in furniture design.

view details >>


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.

view details >>


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.

view details >>