Palm Springs Art Museum
Palm Desert
Edwards Harris Center


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Discover a wealth of opportunities to escape, reflect, learn, create and become inspired at a great art museum. There is something for everyone in our galleries, special exhibitions, sculpture gardens, and the Annenberg Theater.

The art museum’s permanent collection and stimulating exhibitions feature American and California contemporary art, modern and contemporary sculpture, Western art, Native American,and Mesoamerican art, glass art, photography, and modern architecture and design.

The Annenberg Theater offers an eclectic calendar of performances from ballet to modern dance, opera to jazz, Broadway cabaret to classical music, comedy to drama.

And there’s more… art workshops for adults, art classes and summer camp for young people, free family activities, lectures, poetry, films, a Museum Store filled with items you won’t find elsewhere (members receive a 10% discount), and a café where you can relax indoors or in our sculpture garden.

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
  • Invitations to members-only exhibition preview receptions
  • Free quarterly member magazine Insight
  • Discounts at the Museum Store
  • Discounts on art classes and lectures
  • 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 650 Museums
If you join the Palm Springs Art Museum at the $125 or above level, you're entitled to free admission and store discounts at 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.

Security when you pay by credit card

Our secure server software utilizes industry standard encryption technology (SSL) that is among the best software available to safeguard electronic commerce transactions. SSL encrypts all of your personal information including Credit Card number, Name, and Address so that this information is secure as it travels over the Internet. With this technology, you enjoy more security when using your credit card to renew your membership or become a PSAM member than when using it in many of your daily off-line transactions.

Still don't wish to use your credit card on the Internet?

Just call the Membership Department at 760-322-4825 or email

The Palm Springs Art Museum will not give out, sell or trade any information about individuals who become members or visit this web site.

Gift Planning Assistance

Charitable giving is an American tradition. Current tax laws provide additional encouragement for you to support qualified non-profit organizations like the art museum. Through careful planning you can identify the method for making a contribution which best fits your situation and maximizes the impact of your gift on the Museum. We will be pleased to provide you with more information and assist you in any way as you consider the possibilities for your gifts.

Please contact Michael Miner, Associate Director of Development.

Palm Springs Art Museum - 760-322-4877
101 Museum Drive, Palm Springs, California 92262

Meet The Galen Membership Event

Friday, November 22, 2013, 6-8 p.m.

Palm Springs Art Museum in Palm Desert

The Galen and Faye Sarkowsky Sculpture Garden 

72567 Highway 111, Palm Desert

Meet The Galen will kick of the museum's 75th Anniversary season with this membership drive and party of the year.

Featuring Galen at The Galen, an exhibition of works of art from the private collection of Helene Galen.

To purchase admission or for more information please call our membership department at 760-322-4825. 

“Membership Matters”

New Members Reception & Orientation

Sunday, October 20, 2013, 1-3 p.m.

Sunday, March 23, 2014 1-3 p.m.

All new museum members welcome to attend!

A docent guided tour of exhibitions, followed by a light reception in our sculpture garden.

To RSVP or for additional information please call our membership department at 760-322-4825.