Frequently Asked Questions

Proof of Vaccination or Negative Test Now Required

Beginning Thursday, January 6, 2022, all Palm Springs Art Museum visitors ages 12+ are required to show proof of COVID-19 vaccination.

Visitors that are not vaccinated may present a negative COVID-19 test taken within 72 hours. 

A valid photo ID is also required for all visitors.


Fully Vaccinated Individuals

You are considered fully vaccinated if you are:

  • Two weeks after your second dose in a two-dose series, such as the Pfizer or the Moderna vaccines; OR
  • Two weeks after a single-dose vaccine, such as Johnson & Johnson’s Janssen vaccine.

Proof of vaccination includes any of the following:

  • Vaccination card issued by the CDC.
  • Photo of a vaccination card (both sides) either stored on an electronic device or a physical copy.
  • Personal digital COVID-19 vaccine record issued by a healthcare provider, government agency, or private company.

Valid photo ID includes an original identification card, including:

  • Driver’s license
  • Government-issued identification card
  • School or work identification card (under 18)
  • Passport


Unvaccinated Individuals

Unvaccinated individuals may present a negative COVID-19 test taken within 72 hours. The COVID-19 test must be a printed document, email, or text message from a test provider that shows a negative result of a COVID-19 (Antigen or PCR) test conducted within 72 hours prior to entry. It must include full name, type of test performed, the entity issuing the result, and date of the test (within 72 hours).

Home administered tests are not accepted. 

Visitors who cannot display their proof of vaccination or proof of negative COVID-19 test are welcome to view our online exhibitions or visit the Faye Sarkowsky Sculpture Garden located in Palm Desert at 72567 Highway 111.

Cover Up

For the safety of the community and our staff, a mask is required to be worn by all visitors ages three and older, at all times and with no exceptions.

Social Distancing

Please maintain six-foot social distancing between family groups during your visit.

Keep Clean

Please take advantage of the hand sanitizer stations throughout the museum and avoid touching surfaces. Touchable surfaces including counters, doors, restrooms and drinking fountains are disinfected regularly.

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