Palm Springs Art Museum
Palm Desert
Edwards Harris Center


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Become a member today and enjoy free admission, expansive art galleries, special and permanent collection exhibitions, fun children's programs, exclusive events, discounts at the Museum Store, cafe and select Annenberg Theater performances, InSight members' magazine, and so much more!

ART The Museum has developed a unique identity by focusing on internation modern and contemporary art to include objects in all media; architecture and design; and traditional art of the Americas (classical western American art, Native American art, Mesoamerican art, and Mexican art). 

THEATER Enjoy an eclectic calendar of performances from ballet to modern dance, opera to jazz, Broadway cabaret to classical music, comedy to drama.

EVENTS Participate in art workshops for adults, art classes and summer camps for young people, free family activities, lectures, and films. 

Special Privileges of Membership
Click here for a detailed list of benefits according to membership levels ranging from $50 to $5,000.    

  • Free museum admission year round to our three locations: the Palm Springs Art Museum, Palm Springs Art Museum in Palm Desert, and the Palm Springs Art Museum Architecture and Design Center, Edwards Harris Pavilion (opening Fall 2014)
  • Invitations to members-only exhibition openings
  • Subscription to InSight, our quarterly members magazine
  • Discounts at the Museum Store and the Muse Cafe
  • Discounts on art classes, lectures, and art camp
  • Opportunity to join nine special interest councils
  • Travel and tour programs for council members
  • Invitations to the annual Gala and other exclusive events
  • Use of the museum library by appointment

Reciprocal Benefits at over 650 North American Museums
If you join the Palm Springs Art Museum at the Supporting ($125) level or above, you're entitled to free admission and store discounts at over 650 other museums throughout the United States and Canada.

Click here for a list of more than 650 museums that currently participate in the North American Reciprocal Membership (NARM) program.

Click here to go to Palm Springs Art Museum membership application form.


Membership Matters

Sunday, October 19, 2014 | 1 - 3 p.m.
Lecture Hall & Marcuse Sculpture Garden
RSVP 760-322-4825 or

Membership Matters is a semi-annual orientation for new members and is the perfect venue to learn more about the Palm Springs Art Museum, its mission, and the importance of membership.

 An informative presentation followed by a docent-guided tour and light reception in our beautiful sculpture garden will introduce new and rejoining members to the museum. The event also features the opportunity to meet senior staff and learn about the museum’s unique history. Additionally, members will have the occasion to interact with the museum’s special interest council representatives to learn more about the councils, their support of the museum’s mission, and ways to participate.

Meet the Galen

Friday, November 21, 2014 | 6 - 8 p.m.
Palm Springs Art Museum in Palm Desert
The Galen and the Faye Sarkowsky Sculpture Garden

Put on your finest Greta Garbo and Fred Astaire duds and join us for the Palm Desert party of the year! An evening of champagne, flashbulbs, and Hollywood glamour.

Complimentary cocktails & hors d'oeuvres | Music | Surprises | Valet Parking 

Museum members: $40 Individual / $80 Dual
Non-members: $50 Individual / $85 Dual - includes a one-year museum membership!
Click here for more information and to purchase tickets.