Palm Springs Art Museum
Palm Desert
Edwards Harris Center

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A&D-Center-exterior-renderingThe initial A+D Center Founder program was a tremendous success!  Although this program has come to a close with the completion of the building's rehabilitation, information is available on other programs and ways to help support the A+D Center including the new Friends of A+D Center program, exhibition sponsorship, and joining the Architecture and Design Council (ADC).

Additionally, a limited number of naming opportunities are available. Named gifts are a meaningful way to honor and recognize loved ones, living or deceased, and perpetuate the name of an individual, a family, a business or an organization for many years to come. Attaching your name – or the name of a loved one – to this project will create a powerful legacy.  We are happy to provide more detail about these upon request.
For more information on donor opportunities, please contact Michael Hinkle at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or 760-989-2212.

Contact Us

Hours

  • Sun, Mon, Tue, Fri, Sat 10 a.m.-5 p.m.
    Thu 12-8 p.m.
    Closed Wed

Admission

  • $5.00 General Admission

  • FREE to museum members, and youth ages 18 and under

  • FREE for active duty military personnel and their families with I.D.

  • FREE public admission every Thursday from 4 p.m. - 8 p.m.

  • FREE admission the second Sunday of every month.

  • FREE admission to AAM, NARM, ROAM and WMA members with I.D.

  • Group tours available

  • Docent Tours (subject to change): Tues, Fri and Sat: 10 a.m.,11 a.m., and 1 p.m.,Sun. 10 a.m. and 1 p.m., Mon. 1 p.m., Thurs. 1 p.m. and 5:30 p.m.

Docent Tours

  • Please call for more information. 

Address & Contact Information

Palm Springs Art Museum Architecture and Design Center, Edwards Harris Pavilion

300 South Palm Canyon Drive, Palm Springs, CA 92262 

760-423-5260

Bradford W. Bates Vault: The Museum Design Store, 760-423-5264

Department Contacts:

Director of Architecture and Design: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Managing Director: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.,

Architecture and Design Council Administrator: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Design Store Sales Associate: Deb McGroarty: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Frey House II

Frey II JAMES SCHNEPF web

Photo courtesy of James Schnepf. Used with permission.

Frey House II tours

The general public can access the Frey House II via our official tour operator - The Modern Tour (TCP-34310). A minimum of 72 hours notice is required. For more information 760-904-0904 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or click >>>HERE.

Docent guided tours of the Frey House II are offered by special request only for Architecture Students, Architects, and approved tour operators with a minimum of 72 hours notice. Please contact Michael Hinkle, at 760-322-4897 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. to make arrangements. Please note this tour is $75 per person and student rate with ID $37.50. (4 person minimum).

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We are looking forward to the Modernism Weekend Fall Preview (October 19-22, 2017)

To purchase tickets click HERE.

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 Albert Frey's Tools - as featured in Palm Springs Life. To view click HERE.

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Frey House II video by Christopher Swan

 

 

 

The Vault Design Store

Vault Design Store Logo

store Nov 2015

For more information please call 760-423-5264 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. In transforming the Santa Fe Federal Savings & Loan into the Architecture and Design Center, the original bank vault was selected as a unique and unexpected location to house a store with a distinct point of view. The Bradford W. Bates Vault: The Museum Design Store sells architecture and design books and unique products that showcase the best directions in contemporary design. Open the same hours as the A+D Center, this is a shopping experience you will not find anywhere else in the desert.

 

 

FRIEND BENEFITS

AD Friends as of 10 2016

Become a Friend of Palm Springs Art Museum Architecture and Design Center, Edwards Harris Pavilion

Friends of Membership - $15,000 ($5,000 per year for 3 years)

Benefits Include:

  • Direct support of the facility and operations
  • Your name listed as "Friends of A+D Center" at Architecture and Design Center
  • Dual Membership to the Architecture and Design Council
  • A three-year membership in the prestigious President’s Circle where exclusive benefits include:
  • Listing on the President’s Circle panel in the Hall of Donors at the Palm Springs Art Museum (Palm Springs Art Museum in Palm Springs)
  • Annual President’s Circle opening and end of the season receptions
  • Membership in NARM-ROAM program with reciprocal admission to over 850 museums
  • VIP preview tours prior to exhibition openings
  • Two President’s Circle membership cards to ensure prompt  admission to both museum locations at all times
  • Gift membership to the person of your choice
  • 10 complimentary guest-admission passes
  • 20% discount at museum stores
  • Invitation to premier council tours and events
  • One complimentary catalogue/museum publication each year
  • Discount on rental of Palm Springs, A+D Center, and Palm Desert facilities for a private event

The Palm Springs Art Museum Architecture and Design Center is a 501(c)(3) organization. All or a percentage of the entire $15,000.00 contribution is tax deductible, based upon the selection of the benefits included. Should you decide to partake in the benefits, the combined total value of the President’s Circle membership is $750.00 (non tax deductible).

To become a Friend of A+D Center contact Michael Hinkle at 760-322-4897 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

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