Palm Desert Arts & Culture

The Coachella Valley offers a wealth of opportunities to enjoy the arts – both visual and performing. And there is always something entertaining happening in and around Palm Desert.

If art is in your heart, you’ve come to the right city. Palm Desert’s Art in Public Places program features more than 150 works of art throughout the city. Of note is the El Paseo Exhibition featuring 18 sculptures lining the median of the famed shopping and dining boulevard.

New to this art-minded city is the Palm Springs Art Museum in Palm Desert. Visitors will enjoy the museum’s changing exhibitions throughout the year and the two-acre sculpture garden with 10 pieces set among lush landscape and waterfalls.

Children’s Discovery Museum

Children’s Discovery Museum

This gem is a fun place to keep the kids entertained throughout the summer and year. Offering a ton of exhibits that children can interact with, like the “Imagine This!” exhibit, the Children’s Discovery Museum of the Desert is sure to please.

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CODA Gallery

An El Paseo landmark, CODA Gallery has been a hub for contemporary art collectors for more than 30 years.

Desert Art Collection

Desert Art Collection

The Desert Art Collection is a fine art gallery and sculpture garden located right off El Paseo. The eclectic space features art from a wide variety of emerging and established

Heather James fine art

Heather James Fine Art

The Palm Desert is home to the flagship location of Heather James Fine Art. This 8,000+ square foot gallery is home to a variety of objects and artwork from antiquity to today.

Imago Galleries

Imago Galleries

Representing a variety of contemporary artists, Imago Galleries is one of the premier fine art galleries located on the West Coast.


McCallum Theatre

McCallum Theatre is the premier Performing Arts and Cultural Center in Palm Springs, CA. Performers such as Willie Nelson, Leann Rimes and Jackie Evancho grace the stage for spectacular performances.

Melissa Morgan Sculpture Garden

Melissa Morgan Fine Art

Located in the Coachella Valley, Melissa Morgan Fine Art is a gallery featuring paintings, mixed media, sculpture, glass, tapestry, and photography.

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Palm Springs Air Museum

The Palm Springs Air Exhibit has an amazing inventory of historical planes like the Curtis P40 Warhawk and the Boeing B-17 Flying Fortress. You can even book a ride in a vintage Wardbird C-47 Skytrain or P-51D Mustang!

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Palm Springs Art Museum

Located in the heart of downtown Palm Springs, the museum is the perfect addition to a lunch and shopping trip with the girls or family. In addition to displaying wondrous works of art, they offer workshops and classes.

Rancho Mirage Library and Observatory

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The Rancho Mirage Library and Observatory is a great family-friendly activity in the Coachella Valley.

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Sunnylands Center & Gardens

Sunnylands Center & Gardens

Sunnylands is a place of beauty and wonder, meant to provide a meeting center where people can hold solution-driven community meetings to solve our most pressing problems. Sunnylands offers guided tours – perfect for romantic getaways and family trips.