Modernism Week — October, Oct. 13-16, 2022

Modernism Week — October, Oct. 13-16, 2022

 

The Fall Preview is a four-day long “mini-Modernism Week” featuring more than 50 events, including tours, talks, and parties in unique locations not regularly open to the public. It also includes the Palm Springs Modernism Show & Sale Fall Edition, including an opening night preview party on Oct. 14, offering attendees a cocktail reception, live music and an exclusive first chance to shop at the show before it opens to the public. The Show & Sale continues Oct. 15-16 and will feature more than 40 premier national and international decorative and fine arts dealers.

Tickets go on sale Aug 1, 2022 at noon PDT.

Architecture Tours by Modernism Week

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Enjoy the definitive modern architecture tour. The city’s top tour providers have joined forces to offer a fascinating exploration of Palm Springs’ world-famous midcentury modern architecture. $110 (2.5 hrs) Tours occur December through May.
 
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Modernism Week and PS Architecture Tours – Palm Springs’ leading providers of architectural tour services – have teamed up to provide the definitive modern architecture tour experience. Join us for a season-long series of carefully curated small group tours spearheaded by Tripadvisor’s top-rated architectural tour operator, Trevor O’Donnell, and a select team of knowledgeable professional guides. Our new mini-coach tours offer an in-depth introduction to Palm Springs history and the city’s world-famous collection of midcentury modern homes and buildings. You’ll join up to 20 fellow architecture and design fans for a fun, fascinating exploration of the city’s most beautiful neighborhoods, pausing along the way to learn https://modernismweek.comabout outstanding works of architecture by some of America’s most important modernist designers. You’ll also learn about Hollywood celebrities who made many of these homes famous, and enjoy back stories that add life, humor and awe to Palm Springs’ amazing modernist legacy. Modernism Week is a community supported nonprofit dedicated to education, preservation and appreciation of modernist architecture and design in Palm Springs. When you choose Architecture Tours by Modernism Week, you’re not only choosing the best, you’re helping to preserve and promote modern architecture for generations to come. $110 Things to Know Proof of Covid-19 vaccination will be required at check-in and face masks must be worn on the tour. This tour is designed for curious adult learners; it may not be appropriate for children. No pets, other than service dogs, are allowed on the mini-coach. Free parking available. Handicap parking is available. This event is wheelchair accessible. The organizer of this event is Modernism Week. Event Check-in Location Palm Springs Visitors Center, 2901 N. Palm Canyon Drive, Palm Springs, CA 92262 View Map

Modernism Week April 8-18, 2021 (In-person events)

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About Event


Tickets for in-person activities will go on sale Friday, January 1, 2021 at noon PST.

 

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Modernism Week is tentatively planning a variety of new and favorite events. In-person events will likely include architectural walking tours, home tours, garden and driving tours, and more. All ‘live’ events will follow established public health protocols and observe social distancing.

The in-person activities will feature more than 20 tours and events in the Palm Springs area, including two designer Featured Homes that will be open for timed, ticketed, socially distanced tours, and the Palm Springs Modernism Show & Sale, which will be organized to allow for social distancing and timed entry. Other April events will include a variety of outdoor walking tours; tours of Sunnylands, Frank Sinatra’s former estate, and the Lautner Compound; narrated self-driving tours of Palm Springs architecture; self-guided modern landscape and outdoor neighborhood tours in Palm Springs, Rancho Mirage and Indian Wells; fashion events; vintage car exhibitions; and tours of newly-constructed architecturally significant private homes in Desert Palisades.

Modernism Week remains committed to its mission of celebrating and fostering appreciation of midcentury architecture and design and sharing free and low-cost educational opportunities with the public. These programs help preserve and beautify neighborhoods and communities throughout the Coachella Valley and provide education worldwide.

Tickets for in-person events will be available at modernismweek.com beginning at noon (PST) on Friday, January 1, 2021.

HILLSBOROUGH ANTIQUES + ART + DESIGN SHOW: FALL EDITION

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The Hillsborough Antiques + Art + Design Show which benefits United Veterans Services will feature over 100 premier exhibitors from across the U.S. and Canada offering fine antiques and decorative arts representing all design movements of the 17th, 18th and 19th centuries and introducing vintage 20th century modern.

 

Modernism Week – Celebrating Midcentury Modern Design & Architecture

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blank Modernism Week’s cool, iconic, modern February festival is an exciting 11-day celebration of midcentury modern design, architecture, art, fashion and culture. Events include the Modernism Show & Sale, tours of iconic homesarchitectural walking, biking and double-decker bus tours, a world-class lecture and film series, tours of the historic Annenberg Estate at Sunnylands, a Palm Springs Walk of Starsdedication for architect Richard Harrison, vintage fashion, classic cars, garden tours, a vintage travel trailer exhibition, and Modern Giants – a celebration of the area’s largest collection of midcentury modern commercial buildings at Eisenhower Medical Center. https://www.visitgreaterpalmsprings.com/events/signature-events/modernism-week/

Golden Era – Hollywood Homes

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blankThis neighborhood began its development in the late 1920s and has one of the highest concentrations of celebrity homes anywhere. Throughout the decades stars like Elizabeth Taylor, Kirk Douglas, Cary Grant, Judy Garland, and Leonardo DiCaprio, plus many others have made their homes here.

In old Las Palmas, Spanish Colonial architecture abounds alongside classic examples of dramatic midcentury architecture. Docents share tales of the stars who lived and martini-ed here.

https://midcentury.org/event/golden-era-hollywood-homes/