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The Contemporary Art Council supports the endeavors of Palm Springs Art Museum, primarily in the areas of fundraising for acquisitions, exhibitions, and education. CAC encourages appreciation and promotes activities in contemporary art.

For more information:
CAC Administratorcac@psmuseum.org or 760-322-4823

Upcoming CAC Events

No upcoming events.

Become a CAC Member

Participation in a council is the best way to meet other members with similar interests and become involved with activities and events that support the museum’s exhibitions and programming. You must already be a museum member to join a council.

Member benefits include:

  • Newsletter and schedule of events
  • (2) Tickets to a Salon or private reception
  • (2) Tickets to a Lecture or private reception
  • Opportunities for exclusive tours to private art collections and artists’ studios
  • Opportunities to meet and socialize with artists, curators, and collectors
  • Art Tours and Day Trips
  • Complimentary admission to Mondays at the Museum
  • The prestige of being part of the membership of a council that supports exhibitions and educational programs
  • $200 tax deductible

JOIN NOW

Member benefits include:

  • Newsletter and schedule of events
  • (4) Tickets to a Salon or private reception
  • (4) Tickets to a Lecture or private reception
  • Opportunities for exclusive tours to private art collections and artists’ studios
  • Opportunities to meet and socialize with artists, curators, and collectors
  • Priority access for Art Tours and Day Trips
  • Complimentary admission to Mondays at the Museum
  • One exhibition catalog
  • The prestige of being part of the membership of a council that support exhibitions and educational programs
  • $875 tax deductible

JOIN NOW

Become a Member

Need more information?

Do not hesitate to contact us for more information on council benefits.

2019/2020 CAC Council Officers

Executive Officers

Chair
Marlene O'Sullivan

Executive Vice Chair
Gary Schahet

Vice Chair, Membership
Jessica Grace

Vice Chair, Programs
Pamela Smallwood

Vice Chair, Collections
TBD

Recording /Corresponding Secretary
Jamye Jesser

Treasurer
Rob Moon

Recording / Corresponding Secretary
Jamye Jesser

Parliamentarian / Bylaws
Pamela Smallwood


Standing Committee Chairs

Exhibitions Chair
Sandy Comrie

Special Events Chair
Barbara Foster and Candice Morse

Newsletter Editor/ Designer
Marlene O’Sullivan

Art Salon Chair
Sue Rappaport

Art Dinner Co-Chairs
Frank Garofolo and Terri Childs

Tour Chair
Tom Minder (non-voting)

Members at Large

Lynn Armstrong

Carol Bell Dean

Sharon Huling

Leenie Kaplan

Ardith Marguleas

Barry Morse

Donald Osborne

Robert Shiell

Ellen Sneider

Debra Star

Kim Swanson

Leslie Usow

Ray Warman

Madeline Zuckerman