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The exciting 2017 season's line-up
features well-known performers & a little something for everyone.

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Welcome to the Annenberg Theater!

Our exciting 2015-16 season "Broadway's Best... In The West!" features well-known performers from "The Great White Way" and a little something for everyone.

Annenberg TheaterUniquely located within Palm Springs Art Museum, our facility is a true combination of the visual and performing arts. With nearly perfect acoustics, the 433-seat, state-of-the-art theater is often applauded by the artists who grace our stage, as well as our audiences who enthusiastically return year after year to experience the entertainment only provided by live professional theater.

Fabulous shows are offered to you in this year's Annenberg Theater Performance Series. Choose them all or select a few. Order tickets online 24/7 here or by calling the Box Office at 760-325-4490. The hours of the Box Office vary due to performance schedule needs.

Become a member of Palm Springs Art Museum and save on ticket costs. If you are not yet a member of the museum, why not take this opportunity to join?

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Job Posting: Curatorial Council Coordinators

Palm Springs Art Museum has made a commitment to several art disciplines and has formed Councils for each to assist it in identifying and cultivating local, regional, and national collectors and donors to support the Museum’s exhibitions and collections programs. To achieve these goals, the Councils provide educational, social, and fundraising activities for their members and the larger community.

The Museum seeks Curatorial Council Coordinators for its Contemporary Art Council and the Western Art Council. Reporting to appropriate Curators, Coordinators work with Curatorial, Development, Membership, and Special Events departments, as well as Council Chairs and Boards to solicit, service and renew Council members, plan and execute social and fundraising events, educational programs, and art tours. In addition, Coordinators manage Council finances, arrange Council Board meetings, write articles and compile photos for Council and Museum publications and website, and manage design, production and distribution of Council invitations and publications. Coordinators will also assist Curators in researching, planning, and installing exhibitions, planning related education and public programs, and researching current and proposed works in the permanent collection.

Candidates will possess a Bachelor’s degree in art history or related field, knowledge of Microsoft Office and databases, ability to work independently and collaboratively. Strong writing and speaking skills are necessary.

Please send letter of interest and resume to:

Director of Human Resources

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Palm Springs Art Museum

PO Box 2310

Palm Springs, CA 92263

We Are An Equal Opportunity Employer

 


Managing Director, Annenberg Theater
Palm Springs Art Museum

Opened in 1976, the Annenberg Theater is a multi-use proscenium stage 430-seat theater on the ground level of Palm Springs Art Museum’s Museum Drive facility. The Managing Director oversees all aspects of the Annenberg Theater and its staff. The Theater’s production staff provides production functions for the Theater as well as audio/visual services for all locations at the Museum. The Box Office and Admissions operations share the same software and staff. The Theater is used for in-house lectures, films, symposiums and meetings. It is the home for the Annenberg Theater Council’s Opening Night, Broadway’s Best…In The West! series, and Cabaret 88. The Theater serves as the host or co-host for the Palm Springs International Film Festival, Palm Springs Modernism Week, and Palm Springs Photo Fest. In addition, the Theater is rented out to traveling and community productions of plays, musicals, music and dance performances, awards ceremonies, galas and a select number of fundraising events. The Museum has begun programming its own offerings in music performances, and expects to grow its own performing arts offerings in the coming years. In overseeing the these activities, the Managing Director will handle scheduling, booking, contracting, staffing for all users of the Theater, including fee negotiations, box office set-up, and close-out. In addition, the Managing Director will develop departmental budgets and participate in strategic planning for the Theater and the Museum as a whole. The staff is comprised of full-time, part-time, seasonal, on-call and contract employees, independent contractors, and volunteers.

Candidates should have substantial experience in theater operations or equivalent. Knowledge of production equipment and procedures, box office systems and protocols, and front of house operations is necessary. Demonstrated abilities to work as a team leader, recruit staff for long-term and short-term assignments, coordinate with operations, security, special events, human resources and finance staffs are essential.  Excellent written, verbal, and customer relations skills and facility with contracts and budgets required.

Please send letter of interest and resume to:

Director of Human Resources

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Fax 760.322.4862

Palm Springs Art Museum
PO Box 2310
Palm Springs, CA 92263 

We Are An Equal Opportunity Employer

 


 

Human Resource Assistant

Palm Springs Art Museum seeks a full time Human Resources Assistant to add to its Human Resources team. Assistant will manage bi-weekly payroll for approximately 100 full-time, part-time, salaried and hourly employees, from initial set-up of new employees, to bi-weekly payrolls, to distribution of checks. Will maintain vacation, sick, and personal time schedules and prepare general ledger entries of payroll. Will assist Director of Human Resources in employment verification, benefits administration, and workers compensation claims.

Candidates will possess a minimum of two years payroll or related experience, working knowledge of wage and hour laws helpful. Knowledge of third-party payroll processing systems (PayCom proficiency a plus), as well as Microsoft Office. Excellent customer service and interpersonal skills. Confidentiality and discretion essential.

Please send letter of interest and resume to:

Director of Human Resources

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Fax 760.322.4862

Palm Springs Art Museum
PO Box 2310
Palm Springs, CA 92263 

We Are An Equal Opportunity Employer

Job Posting: Curatorial Council Coordinators

Palm Springs Art Museum has made a commitment to several art disciplines and has formed Councils for each to assist it in identifying and cultivating local, regional, and national collectors and donors to support the Museum’s exhibitions and collections programs. To achieve these goals, the Councils provide educational, social, and fundraising activities for their members and the larger community.

The Museum seeks Curatorial Council Coordinators for its Contemporary Art Council and the Western Art Council. Reporting to appropriate Curators, Coordinators work with Curatorial, Development, Membership, and Special Events departments, as well as Council Chairs and Boards to solicit, service and renew Council members, plan and execute social and fundraising events, educational programs, and art tours. In addition, Coordinators manage Council finances, arrange Council Board meetings, write articles and compile photos for Council and Museum publications and website, and manage design, production and distribution of Council invitations and publications. Coordinators will also assist Curators in researching, planning, and installing exhibitions, planning related education and public programs, and researching current and proposed works in the permanent collection.

Candidates will possess a Bachelor’s degree in art history or related field, knowledge of Microsoft Office and databases, ability to work independently and collaboratively. Strong writing and speaking skills are necessary.

Please send letter of interest and resume to:

Director of Human Resources

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

Fax 760.322.4862

Palm Springs Art Museum

PO Box 2310

Palm Springs, CA 92263

We Are An Equal Opportunity Employer

 


 

Job Posting

Managing Director, Annenberg Theater
Palm Springs Museum of Art

Opened in 1976, the Annenberg Theater is a multi-use proscenium stage 430-seat theater on the ground level of Palm Springs Art Museum’s Museum Drive facility. The Managing Director oversees all aspects of the Annenberg Theater and its staff. The Theater’s production staff provides production functions for the Theater as well as audio/visual services for all locations at the Museum. The Box Office and Admissions operations share the same software and staff. The Theater is used for in-house lectures, films, symposiums and meetings. It is the home for the Annenberg Theater Council’s Opening Night, Broadway’s Best…In The West! series, and Cabaret 88. The Theater serves as the host or co-host for the Palm Springs International Film Festival, Palm Springs Modernism Week, and Palm Springs Photo Fest. In addition, the Theater is rented out to traveling and community productions of plays, musicals, music and dance performances, awards ceremonies, galas and a select number of fundraising events. The Museum has begun programming its own offerings in music performances, and expects to grow its own performing arts offerings in the coming years. In overseeing the these activities, the Managing Director will handle scheduling, booking, contracting, staffing for all users of the Theater, including fee negotiations, box office set-up, and close-out. In addition, the Managing Director will develop departmental budgets and participate in strategic planning for the Theater and the Museum as a whole. The staff is comprised of full-time, part-time, seasonal, on-call and contract employees, independent contractors, and volunteers.

Candidates should have substantial experience in theater operations or equivalent. Knowledge of production equipment and procedures, box office systems and protocols, and front of house operations is necessary. Demonstrated abilities to work as a team leader, recruit staff for long-term and short-term assignments, coordinate with operations, security, special events, human resources and finance staffs are essential.  Excellent written, verbal, and customer relations skills and facility with contracts and budgets required.

Please send letter of interest and resume to:

Director of Human Resources

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

Fax 760.322.4862

Palm Springs Art Museum
PO Box 2310
Palm Springs, CA 92263 

We Are An Equal Opportunity Employer

 

The Palm Springs Art Museum, which includes the Palm Springs Art Museum in Palm Desert, The Galen and Faye Sarkowsky Sculpture Garden, and the Architecture + Design Center is recruiting friendly, enthusiastic Docent Council volunteers to lead school tours for students grades K-12, and facilitate experiences looking at art for adults and multi-generational audiences.

The ideal candidate:

  • Is a lifelong learner and wants to encourage the same in others;
  • Is open to learning about a variety of types of art as well as strategies for connecting people with art; 
  • Demonstrates excellent communication skills, including the use of email and a web-based scheduling program for communication with museum staff;
  • Is eager to work as part of a dynamic team of staff and volunteers;
  • Possesses excellent customer services skills and a strong desire to serve their community.

Benefits

  • Opportunity to share a world-class museum collection and temporary exhibitons with the public;
  • Invitation to member- and docent-only events;
  • Training in museum best practices, public speaking, art history;
  • Enrichment opportunities including trips to area museums;
  • Opportunity to meet other art and education enthusiasts.

Docent Council members are also annual members of the museum.

Prospective docents must commit to a mandatory orientation week: October 17-21, 2016, monthly training meetings, and a two to four hour per week commitment to touring museum visitors.

Preference will be given to candidates who demonstrate willingness to work across a variety of site and audiences.

 

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