Palm Springs Art Museum is pleased to present Public Programs, a new series highlighting our exhibitions and collection.

The museum will regularly host talks, lectures, discussions, exhibition tours, studio visits, and more, featuring prominent voices in the fields of art, architecture, and design—all accessible from your home. Join us to see art through the eyes of artists, architects, curators and others.

Events will be live streamed, and can also be watched for one week following.

Past Public Programs

Thursday February 25, 2021 at 5:00pm PST

Preview our exhibition Pure, Simple, and Beautiful Forms: Glass from the Collection. Join artist Richard Whiteley and retired Palm Springs Art Museum chief curator Katherine Hough for a virtual tour and discussion, moderated by Rochelle Steiner, Palm Springs Art Museum Chief Curator & Director of Public Programs and Education.

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Thursday January 28, 2021 at 5:00pm PST

Antoni’s practice blurs the distinction between performance, sculpture, and installation, while Kim’s approach to painting sits at the threshold between abstraction and representation. The discussion will cover both artists’ influences, current projects, and diverse approaches to content and form.

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Wednesday January 13, 2021 at 5:00pm PST

As part of our virtual Public Programs series, join Elizabeth Smith, author of Case Study Houses: The Complete CSH Program (2002) and Case Study Houses (2006), for an online presentation of this exceptional and innovative chapter in the history of American architecture.

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December 29, 2020 at 5:00pm

Join artist Phillip K. Smith III and Palm Springs Art Museum’s Chief Curator & Director of Curatorial Affairs and Programs, Rochelle Steiner for a virtual visit to Smith’s Palm Desert studio and a discussion of his artistic practice.

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December 16, 2020 at 5:00pm PST

An online exhibition tour and discussion of the exhibition Agnes Pelton: Desert Transcendentalist presented by Rochelle Steiner, Chief Curator & Director of Curatorial Affairs and Programs at Palm Springs Art Museum, and Gilbert Vicario, the Phoenix Art Museum’s Deputy Director for Curatorial Affairs and The Selig Family Chief Curator.

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