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Modernism Week Fall Preview 2019

Oct 17, 2019 to Oct 20, 2019
Palm Springs, CA
Event Summary

Tickets are now on sale!

Event Schedule / Activities

Oct 17, 2019
Charles Phoenix Super Duper Double Decker Bus Tour
Experience midcentury architectural treasures of Palm Springs with retro pop culture humorist and author, Charles Phoenix, as he leads a spirited adventure atop a double-decker, open-air bus. $110 (2.5 hrs)
1 time at 08:30 AM
Category: @Palm Springs, Guided, Tour (Bus), Tour (Exterior)
SOLD OUT
Celebrity Haven - Unique Boutique Resorts
See close-up the inns and resorts that were, and remain today, havens for the stars. Many were designed and built after WWII when America’s appetite for Modern design was the rage. $40 (2.5 hrs)
1 time at 09:00 AM
Category: @Palm Springs, Guided, Tour (Exterior), Tour (Neighborhood), Tour (Walking)
Frank Sinatra's Neighborhood - The Movie Colony
This tour affords a visual feast blending classic Spanish Colonial Revival with the sleek midcentury Modern designs by the renowned E. Stewart Williams, Donald Wexler and William Cody. $40 (2.5 hrs)
1 time at 09:00 AM
Category: @Palm Springs, Guided, Tour (Exterior), Tour (Neighborhood), Tour (Walking)
SOLD OUT
Golden Era - Hollywood Homes
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. $40 (2.5 hrs)
1 time at 09:00 AM
Category: @Palm Springs, Guided, Tour (Exterior), Tour (Neighborhood), Tour (Walking)
Heart of the City - Women Built this Town
Walk through the heart of downtown in a new light as you learn about the forward thinking women who built this town and the midcentury architects whose Modernist vision launched this alluring oasis. $40 (1.5 hrs)
1 time at 09:00 AM
Category: @Palm Springs, Guided, Tour (Exterior), Tour (Neighborhood), Tour (Walking)
Hidden Paradise - Show Biz Legends Hideaway
The Mesa is a beautiful secluded neighborhood with a fascinating assortment of eclectic architecture. It boasts one of Palm Springs’ most stunning architectural anomalies, the Santorini House. $40 (2.5 hrs)
1 time at 09:00 AM
Category: @Palm Springs, Guided, Tour (Exterior), Tour (Neighborhood), Tour (Walking)
Inns, Architecture and Glamour - An Exclusive VIP Tour
See the vintage hotels that still provide the “Rich and Famous” with seclusion and relaxation. Stroll among these charming and beautiful boutique inns as you hear fascinating tales. $40 (2.5 hrs)
1 time at 09:00 AM
Category: @Palm Springs, Guided, Tour (Exterior), Tour (Neighborhood), Tour (Walking)
SOLD OUT
Midcentury Showcase - Shangri-La of the Stars
Stroll through this pristine midcentury neighborhood with its collection of elegant Modernist homes, designed by the desert’s most revered architects. $40 (2.5 hrs)
1 time at 09:00 AM
Category: @Palm Springs, Guided, Tour (Exterior), Tour (Neighborhood), Tour (Walking)
Modernist Treasures - Lush Living on the Links
On ancestral land of the Agua Caliente Band of Cahuilla Indians is an attractive collection of luxurious Modernist residences with impressive landscapes lining the historic Indian Canyons Golf Resort. $40 (2.5 hrs)
1 time at 09:00 AM
Category: @Palm Springs, Guided, Tour (Exterior), Tour (Neighborhood), Tour (Walking)
Rat Pack Playground - Modernist Homes
Discover the trendy midcentury neighborhood Vista Las Palmas, once nicknamed the “Beverly Hills of Palm Springs” and view the homes now called “Alexanders” developed by George and Robert Alexander. $40 (2 hrs)
1 time at 09:00 AM
Sunnylands Historic House Tour
Guided tours give visitors access to the famed Sunnylands estate, designed by renowned architect A. Quincy Jones in 1966 and restored in 2012. $65 (1.5 hrs)
15 times from 09:00 AM to 02:15 PM
Category: @Rancho Mirage, Guided, Tour (Exterior), Tour (Interior), Tour (Walking)
Uptown Design District - Three Eras of Revival
Follow the footsteps of desert dreamers from 1925 to the present era. This design district is one of the most historic and colorful in the city. $40 (2.5 hrs)
1 time at 09:00 AM
Category: @Palm Springs, Guided, Tour (Exterior), Tour (Neighborhood), Tour (Walking)
Walker Guest House Replica Tour
A full-scale replica of architect Paul Rudolph's 1952 Walker Guest House has been relocated and reconstructed by Palm Springs Modern Committee, and is on loan from Sarasota Architectural Foundation. $10 (15 min)
28 times from 09:00 AM to 03:45 PM
Category: @Palm Springs, Exhibition, Self-guided, Tour (Exterior), Tour (Interior)
Frank Sinatra's "Twin Palms" Estate Tour
The Palm Springs Preservation Foundation will host a tour of Frank Sinatra's storied "Twin Palms" estate, designed by modernist architect E. Stewart Williams in 1947. $45 (30 min)
6 times from 10:00 AM to 12:30 PM
Category: @Palm Springs, Self-guided, Tour (Exterior), Tour (Interior)
Premier Double Decker Architectural Bus Tour
Modernism Week’s signature tour! The Premier Double Decker Architectural Bus Tour provides guests with a overview of the most significant midcentury architectural treasures of Palm Springs. $95 (2.5 hrs)
1 time at 12:00 PM
Category: @Palm Springs, Guided, Tour (Bus), Tour (Exterior), AIA Continuing Education
SOLD OUT
Celebrate William Cody, Desert Bel-Air Estates and Indian Wells Historic Landmark
Celebrate the Landmark Designation by Indian Wells Historic Preservation Foundation of the Crank-Garland House designed by William F. Cody, AIA. Enticing reception follows at nearby Sands Hotel & Spa. $70 (3.5 hrs)
1 time at 01:00 PM
Category: @Indian Wells, Cocktail Party, Dedication, Hors d'oeuvres, Reception, Tour (Exterior), Tour (Interior)
SOLD OUT
Best of Mod with a TWIST
The perfect blend of Modernism Week’s social and learning events... Mod With A Twist is a great way to learn, laugh and mingle with fellow modernists at Happy Hour. $55 (1.5 hours)
1 time at 05:30 PM
Category: @Palm Springs, Talk, Tour (Interior)
Nod to Mod
NOD TO MOD - A midcentury, interactive culinary experience. $195 (3 hrs)
1 time at 07:00 PM
Category: @Palm Springs, Dinner, Live Music Performance
Oct 18, 2019
Charles Phoenix Super Duper Double Decker Bus Tour
Experience midcentury architectural treasures of Palm Springs with retro pop culture humorist and author, Charles Phoenix, as he leads a spirited adventure atop a double-decker, open-air bus. $110 (2.5 hrs)
1 time at 08:30 AM
Category: @Palm Springs, Guided, Tour (Bus), Tour (Exterior)
SOLD OUT
Celebrity Haven - Unique Boutique Resorts
See close-up the inns and resorts that were, and remain today, havens for the stars. Many were designed and built after WWII when America’s appetite for Modern design was the rage. $40 (2.5 hrs)
1 time at 09:00 AM
Category: @Palm Springs, Guided, Tour (Exterior), Tour (Neighborhood), Tour (Walking)
Frank Sinatra's Neighborhood - The Movie Colony
This tour affords a visual feast blending classic Spanish Colonial Revival with the sleek midcentury Modern designs by the renowned E. Stewart Williams, Donald Wexler and William Cody. $40 (2.5 hrs)
1 time at 09:00 AM
Category: @Palm Springs, Guided, Tour (Exterior), Tour (Neighborhood), Tour (Walking)
SOLD OUT
Golden Era - Hollywood Homes
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. $40 (2.5 hrs)
1 time at 09:00 AM
Category: @Palm Springs, Guided, Tour (Exterior), Tour (Neighborhood), Tour (Walking)
SOLD OUT
Heart of the City - Women Built this Town
Walk through the heart of downtown in a new light as you learn about the forward thinking women who built this town and the midcentury architects whose Modernist vision launched this alluring oasis. $40 (1.5 hrs)
1 time at 09:00 AM
Category: @Palm Springs, Guided, Tour (Exterior), Tour (Neighborhood), Tour (Walking)
Hidden Paradise - Show Biz Legends Hideaway
The Mesa is a beautiful secluded neighborhood with a fascinating assortment of eclectic architecture. It boasts one of Palm Springs’ most stunning architectural anomalies, the Santorini House. $40 (2.5 hrs)
1 time at 09:00 AM
Category: @Palm Springs, Guided, Tour (Exterior), Tour (Neighborhood), Tour (Walking)
Marvels of Modernism Masters
See how desert Modern design was applied to commercial buildings in the heart of the fashion and finance district in Palm Springs. $40 (2 hrs)
1 time at 09:00 AM
Category: @Palm Springs, Guided, Tour (Exterior), Tour (Neighborhood), Tour (Walking)
Midcentury Showcase - Shangri-La of the Stars
Stroll through this pristine midcentury neighborhood with its collection of elegant Modernist homes, designed by the desert’s most revered architects. $40 (2.5 hrs)
1 time at 09:00 AM
Category: @Palm Springs, Guided, Tour (Exterior), Tour (Neighborhood), Tour (Walking)
SOLD OUT
Modernism Week Featured Home Tour: Axiom Desert House
Returning for Fall Preview following its debut at Modernism Week 2019, Axiom Desert House by Turkel Design is a stunning, prefabricated, energy efficient modern oasis. $30 (30 min)
8 times from 09:00 AM to 12:30 PM
Category: @Palm Springs, Tour (Exterior), Tour (Interior)
Modernist Treasures - Lush Living on the Links
On ancestral land of the Agua Caliente Band of Cahuilla Indians is an attractive collection of luxurious Modernist residences with impressive landscapes lining the historic Indian Canyons Golf Resort. $40 (2.5 hrs)
1 time at 09:00 AM
Category: @Palm Springs, Guided, Tour (Exterior), Tour (Neighborhood), Tour (Walking)
SOLD OUT
Rat Pack Playground - Modernist Homes
Discover the trendy midcentury neighborhood Vista Las Palmas, once nicknamed the “Beverly Hills of Palm Springs” and view the homes now called “Alexanders” developed by George and Robert Alexander. $40 (2 hrs)
1 time at 09:00 AM
SOLD OUT
Sunnylands Historic House Tour
Guided tours give visitors access to the famed Sunnylands estate, designed by renowned architect A. Quincy Jones in 1966 and restored in 2012. $65 (1.5 hrs)
15 times from 09:00 AM to 02:15 PM
Category: @Rancho Mirage, Guided, Tour (Exterior), Tour (Interior), Tour (Walking)
Uptown Design District - Three Eras of Revival
Follow the footsteps of desert dreamers from 1925 to the present era. This design district is one of the most historic and colorful in the city. $40 (2.5 hrs)
1 time at 09:00 AM
Category: @Palm Springs, Guided, Tour (Exterior), Tour (Neighborhood), Tour (Walking)
Walker Guest House Replica Tour
A full-scale replica of architect Paul Rudolph's 1952 Walker Guest House has been relocated and reconstructed by Palm Springs Modern Committee, and is on loan from Sarasota Architectural Foundation. $10 (15 min)
28 times from 09:00 AM to 03:45 PM
Category: @Palm Springs, Exhibition, Self-guided, Tour (Exterior), Tour (Interior)
Recognizing Modernist Architect Hugh Michael Kaptur
Join the Palm Springs Preservation Foundation for two free events (a street naming and architectural rendering dedication) celebrating the life and work of architect Hugh M. Kaptur. Free (2 hours)
1 time at 10:00 AM
Category: @Palm Springs, Dedication
Midcentury Mixology Cocktail Clinic at Mr. Lyon’s
Join our spirited midcentury cocktail-making clinic at the historic Mr. Lyon’s Steakhouse. $62 (2 hrs)
2 times from 12:00 PM to 03:00 PM
Category: @Palm Springs, Culinary Demonstration, Presentation
Premier Double Decker Architectural Bus Tour
Modernism Week’s signature tour! The Premier Double Decker Architectural Bus Tour provides guests with a overview of the most significant midcentury architectural treasures of Palm Springs. $95 (2.5 hrs)
2 times from 12:00 PM to 01:00 PM
Category: @Palm Springs, Guided, Tour (Bus), Tour (Exterior), AIA Continuing Education
Best of Mod with a TWIST
The perfect blend of Modernism Week’s social and learning events... Mod With A Twist is a great way to learn, laugh and mingle with fellow modernists at Happy Hour. $55 (1.5 hours)
1 time at 05:30 PM
Category: @Palm Springs, Talk, Tour (Interior)
Preview Party for the Palm Springs Modernism Show & Sale Fall Edition
Join us for a festive party and early-buying at the Modernism Show & Sale with 40 exhibitors presenting vintage 20th Century modern furniture, decorative and fine arts. $65 (2 hrs)
1 time at 06:00 PM
Category: @Palm Springs, Exhibition, Hors d'oeuvres, Reception
Nod to Mod
NOD TO MOD - A midcentury, interactive culinary experience. $195 (3 hrs)
1 time at 07:00 PM
Category: @Palm Springs, Dinner, Live Music Performance
Oct 19, 2019
Charles Phoenix Super Duper Double Decker Bus Tour
Experience midcentury architectural treasures of Palm Springs with retro pop culture humorist and author, Charles Phoenix, as he leads a spirited adventure atop a double-decker, open-air bus. $110 (2.5 hrs)
1 time at 08:30 AM
Category: @Palm Springs, Guided, Tour (Bus), Tour (Exterior)
SOLD OUT
Celebrity Haven - Unique Boutique Resorts
See close-up the inns and resorts that were, and remain today, havens for the stars. Many were designed and built after WWII when America’s appetite for Modern design was the rage. $40 (2.5 hrs)
1 time at 09:00 AM
Category: @Palm Springs, Guided, Tour (Exterior), Tour (Neighborhood), Tour (Walking)
Frank Sinatra's Neighborhood - The Movie Colony
This tour affords a visual feast blending classic Spanish Colonial Revival with the sleek midcentury Modern designs by the renowned E. Stewart Williams, Donald Wexler and William Cody. $40 (2.5 hrs)
1 time at 09:00 AM
Category: @Palm Springs, Guided, Tour (Exterior), Tour (Neighborhood), Tour (Walking)
SOLD OUT
Frey House II Tours
Hosted by the Palm Springs Art Museum, these 40 -minute docent-led tours are a rare opportunity to see the residence of modernist architect Albert Frey. $65 (40 min)
11 times from 09:00 AM to 04:30 PM
Category: @Palm Springs, Tour (Exterior), Tour (Interior), Palm Springs Art Museum
Golden Era - Hollywood Homes
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. $40 (2.5 hrs)
1 time at 09:00 AM
Category: @Palm Springs, Guided, Tour (Exterior), Tour (Neighborhood), Tour (Walking)
Heart of the City - Women Built this Town
Walk through the heart of downtown in a new light as you learn about the forward thinking women who built this town and the midcentury architects whose Modernist vision launched this alluring oasis. $40 (1.5 hrs)
1 time at 09:00 AM
Category: @Palm Springs, Guided, Tour (Exterior), Tour (Neighborhood), Tour (Walking)
Hidden Paradise - Show Biz Legends Hideaway
The Mesa is a beautiful secluded neighborhood with a fascinating assortment of eclectic architecture. It boasts one of Palm Springs’ most stunning architectural anomalies, the Santorini House. $40 (2.5 hrs)
1 time at 09:00 AM
Category: @Palm Springs, Guided, Tour (Exterior), Tour (Neighborhood), Tour (Walking)
Midcentury Showcase - Shangri-La of the Stars
Stroll through this pristine midcentury neighborhood with its collection of elegant Modernist homes, designed by the desert’s most revered architects. $40 (2.5 hrs)
1 time at 09:00 AM
Category: @Palm Springs, Guided, Tour (Exterior), Tour (Neighborhood), Tour (Walking)
SOLD OUT
Modernism Week Featured Home Tour: Axiom Desert House
Returning for Fall Preview following its debut at Modernism Week 2019, Axiom Desert House by Turkel Design is a stunning, prefabricated, energy efficient modern oasis. $30 (30 min)
8 times from 09:00 AM to 12:30 PM
Category: @Palm Springs, Tour (Exterior), Tour (Interior)
Modernist Treasures - Lush Living on the Links
On ancestral land of the Agua Caliente Band of Cahuilla Indians is an attractive collection of luxurious Modernist residences with impressive landscapes lining the historic Indian Canyons Golf Resort. $40 (2.5 hrs)
1 time at 09:00 AM
Category: @Palm Springs, Guided, Tour (Exterior), Tour (Neighborhood), Tour (Walking)
Rat Pack Playground - Modernist Homes
Discover the trendy midcentury neighborhood Vista Las Palmas, once nicknamed the “Beverly Hills of Palm Springs” and view the homes now called “Alexanders” developed by George and Robert Alexander. $40 (2 hrs)
1 time at 09:00 AM
Sunnylands Historic House Tour
Guided tours give visitors access to the famed Sunnylands estate, designed by renowned architect A. Quincy Jones in 1966 and restored in 2012. $65 (1.5 hrs)
15 times from 09:00 AM to 02:15 PM
Category: @Rancho Mirage, Guided, Tour (Exterior), Tour (Interior), Tour (Walking)
SOLD OUT
Uptown Design District - Three Eras of Revival
Follow the footsteps of desert dreamers from 1925 to the present era. This design district is one of the most historic and colorful in the city. $40 (2.5 hrs)
1 time at 09:00 AM
Category: @Palm Springs, Guided, Tour (Exterior), Tour (Neighborhood), Tour (Walking)
Walker Guest House Replica Tour
A full-scale replica of architect Paul Rudolph's 1952 Walker Guest House has been relocated and reconstructed by Palm Springs Modern Committee, and is on loan from Sarasota Architectural Foundation. $10 (15 min)
28 times from 09:00 AM to 03:45 PM
Category: @Palm Springs, Exhibition, Self-guided, Tour (Exterior), Tour (Interior)
Premier Double Decker Architectural Bus Tour
Modernism Week’s signature tour! The Premier Double Decker Architectural Bus Tour provides guests with a overview of the most significant midcentury architectural treasures of Palm Springs. $95 (2.5 hrs)
3 times from 09:30 AM to 01:00 PM
Category: @Palm Springs, Guided, Tour (Bus), Tour (Exterior), AIA Continuing Education
All Museum Member's Welcome Back and Open House
All Member’s Welcome Back and Open House Palm Springs and Palm Desert Locations Saturday, October 19, 10 a.m. - 5 p.m. Free Ticketed Event (All Day)
3 times from 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Category: @Palm Springs, @Palm Desert, Book Signing, DJ, Exhibition, Self-guided
Casual Concours XI, the Desert's Fabulous Midcentury Car Show
The Desert’s Most Fabulous Midcentury Car Show, with over 100 museum-quality cars from the 50s-80s on display. For fans of gasoline & glamour, midcentury design, and push-button culture! $15 (10am-3pm)
1 time at 10:00 AM
Category: @Cathedral City, Exhibition, Vintage Cars
Fire Station #4 Open House
Even our Fire Stations are Midcentury Cool! Open House at Hugh M. Kaptur’s PS Fire Station #4. Free Ticketed Event (2 hrs)
1 time at 10:00 AM
Category: @Palm SPrings, Self-guided, Tour (Exterior), Tour (Interior)
Palm Springs City of Diversity Home Tour
This self-guided, self-drive tour, produced by The Organized Neighborhoods of Palm Springs (ONE-PS), showcases classic modern architecture in a variety of homes across Palm Springs diverse neighborhoods. $65 (3 hrs)
4 times from 10:00 AM to 11:30 AM
Category: @Palm Springs, Self-guided, Tour (Exterior), Tour (Interior), Tour (Neighborhood), Vintage Cars, Fall Neighborhood Tour
Palm Springs Modernism Show & Sale Fall Edition
The Fall Edition of the Palm Springs Modernism Show & Sale will feature 40 exhibitors presenting vintage 20th Century modern furniture, decorative and fine arts. $15
1 time at 10:00 AM
Category: @Palm Springs, Exhibition
Santorini House Tours and a Twilight Tour and Cocktail Reception
Amazing architectural daytime tours with the option of a twilight tour and cocktail reception in one of Palm Springs’ most unique homes. This is the first time this home will have been shown. $50 (30 min), $100 (2 hrs)
9 times from 10:00 AM to 05:00 PM
Category: @Palm Springs, Tour (Interior), Tour (Exterior)
Give Me Shelter Home Tour
The "Give Me Shelter" tour, produced by the Friends of the Palms Springs Animal Shelter, features a collection of homes that blend a symbiotic relationship between indoor and outdoor spaces. $75 (3 hours)
4 times from 12:00 PM to 01:30 PM
Category: @Palm Springs, Reception, Self-guided, Tour (Interior), Tour (Neighborhood), Fall Neighborhood Tour
John and Bessie Macy Residence Tour
The Palm Springs Preservation Foundation will host a tour of the John & Bessie Macy Residence designed in 1959 by modernist architect Hugh M. Kaptur. $30 (30 min)
6 times from 12:00 PM to 02:30 PM
Category: @Palm Springs, Self-guided, Tour (Exterior), Tour (Interior)
Midcentury Mixology Cocktail Clinic at Mr. Lyon’s
Join our spirited midcentury cocktail-making clinic at the historic Mr. Lyon’s Steakhouse. $62 (2 hrs)
2 times from 12:00 PM to 03:00 PM
Category: @Palm Springs, Culinary Demonstration, Presentation
An Inside Look at the Iconic Plaza Theatre: A Preservationist’s Dream
Former Palm Springs Mayor Kleindienst reveals the fascinating history of the Plaza Theatre, a Class 1 Historic Site and one of the oldest and most iconic buildings in Palm Springs. He’ll also share a look at the La Plaza Shopping Center. $35 (2 hrs)
1 time at 01:00 PM
Category: @Palm Springs, Presentation, Talk
Past Meets Present at the American Legion
Past Meets Present at the legendary American Legion Post 519 designed in 1948 by John Porter Clark & Albert Frey. Enjoy cool cocktails and appetizers while dancing to Freddy Fender Jr & band. $30 (4 hrs)
1 time at 01:30 PM
Category: @Palm Springs, Cocktail Party, Hors d'oeuvres, Live Music Performance, Talk, Tour (Exterior)
Smart Remodeling + How to be a Good Modernist Neighbor
Join us in our panel discussion at Canyon Estates as we share how to renovate and preserve the smart way and the role/impact good neighbors and community play in that process. $60 (2.5 hrs)
1 time at 02:00 PM
Category: @Palm Springs, Hors d'oeuvres, Presentation, Talk, Tour (Exterior), Tour (Interior)
Celebrate The Cole in Palm Springs
Join the Palm Springs Preservation Foundation in celebrating the opening of the newly rehabilitated Cole Hotel (formerly the Bahama Hotel, exterior décor designed by Hugh Kaptur in 1959). $55 (2 hrs)
1 time at 04:00 PM
Category: @Palm Springs, Cocktail Party, Hors d'oeuvres, Self-guided, Tour (Exterior), Tour (Interior)
SOLD OUT
Best of Mod with a TWIST
The perfect blend of Modernism Week’s social and learning events... Mod With A Twist is a great way to learn, laugh and mingle with fellow modernists at Happy Hour. $55 (1.5 hours)
1 time at 05:30 PM
Category: @Palm Springs, Talk, Tour (Interior)
Nod to Mod
NOD TO MOD - A midcentury, interactive culinary experience. $195 (3 hrs)
1 time at 07:00 PM
Category: @Palm Springs, Dinner, Live Music Performance
Oct 20, 2019
Charles Phoenix Super Duper Double Decker Bus Tour
Experience midcentury architectural treasures of Palm Springs with retro pop culture humorist and author, Charles Phoenix, as he leads a spirited adventure atop a double-decker, open-air bus. $110 (2.5 hrs)
1 time at 08:30 AM
Category: @Palm Springs, Guided, Tour (Bus), Tour (Exterior)
SOLD OUT
Celebrity Haven - Unique Boutique Resorts
See close-up the inns and resorts that were, and remain today, havens for the stars. Many were designed and built after WWII when America’s appetite for Modern design was the rage. $40 (2.5 hrs)
1 time at 09:00 AM
Category: @Palm Springs, Guided, Tour (Exterior), Tour (Neighborhood), Tour (Walking)
Frank Sinatra's Neighborhood - The Movie Colony
This tour affords a visual feast blending classic Spanish Colonial Revival with the sleek midcentury Modern designs by the renowned E. Stewart Williams, Donald Wexler and William Cody. $40 (2.5 hrs)
1 time at 09:00 AM
Category: @Palm Springs, Guided, Tour (Exterior), Tour (Neighborhood), Tour (Walking)
SOLD OUT
Frey House II Tours
Hosted by the Palm Springs Art Museum, these 40 -minute docent-led tours are a rare opportunity to see the residence of modernist architect Albert Frey. $65 (40 min)
11 times from 09:00 AM to 04:30 PM
Category: @Palm Springs, Tour (Exterior), Tour (Interior), Palm Springs Art Museum
Golden Era - Hollywood Homes
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. $40 (2.5 hrs)
1 time at 09:00 AM
Category: @Palm Springs, Guided, Tour (Exterior), Tour (Neighborhood), Tour (Walking)
Heart of the City - Women Built this Town
Walk through the heart of downtown in a new light as you learn about the forward thinking women who built this town and the midcentury architects whose Modernist vision launched this alluring oasis. $40 (1.5 hrs)
1 time at 09:00 AM
Category: @Palm Springs, Guided, Tour (Exterior), Tour (Neighborhood), Tour (Walking)
Hidden Paradise - Show Biz Legends Hideaway
The Mesa is a beautiful secluded neighborhood with a fascinating assortment of eclectic architecture. It boasts one of Palm Springs’ most stunning architectural anomalies, the Santorini House. $40 (2.5 hrs)
1 time at 09:00 AM
Category: @Palm Springs, Guided, Tour (Exterior), Tour (Neighborhood), Tour (Walking)
Lost, Saved & Endangered: Modernist Architecture in Palm Springs
Palm Springs Preservation Foundation board member Gary Johns will present his entertaining and informative slide lecture, Lost, Saved & Endangered: Modernist Architecture in Palm Springs. Free (1hr)
1 time at 09:00 AM
Category: @Palm Springs, Presentation, Talk
SOLD OUT
Marvels of Modernism Masters
See how desert Modern design was applied to commercial buildings in the heart of the fashion and finance district in Palm Springs. $40 (2 hrs)
1 time at 09:00 AM
Category: @Palm Springs, Guided, Tour (Exterior), Tour (Neighborhood), Tour (Walking)
Midcentury Showcase - Shangri-La of the Stars
Stroll through this pristine midcentury neighborhood with its collection of elegant Modernist homes, designed by the desert’s most revered architects. $40 (2.5 hrs)
1 time at 09:00 AM
Category: @Palm Springs, Guided, Tour (Exterior), Tour (Neighborhood), Tour (Walking)
Modernism Week Featured Home Tour: Axiom Desert House
Returning for Fall Preview following its debut at Modernism Week 2019, Axiom Desert House by Turkel Design is a stunning, prefabricated, energy efficient modern oasis. $30 (30 min)
8 times from 09:00 AM to 12:30 PM
Category: @Palm Springs, Tour (Exterior), Tour (Interior)
Modernist Treasures - Lush Living on the Links
On ancestral land of the Agua Caliente Band of Cahuilla Indians is an attractive collection of luxurious Modernist residences with impressive landscapes lining the historic Indian Canyons Golf Resort. $40 (2.5 hrs)
1 time at 09:00 AM
Category: @Palm Springs, Guided, Tour (Exterior), Tour (Neighborhood), Tour (Walking)
Rat Pack Playground - Modernist Homes
Discover the trendy midcentury neighborhood Vista Las Palmas, once nicknamed the “Beverly Hills of Palm Springs” and view the homes now called “Alexanders” developed by George and Robert Alexander. $40 (2 hrs)
1 time at 09:00 AM
SOLD OUT
Sunnylands Historic House Tour
Guided tours give visitors access to the famed Sunnylands estate, designed by renowned architect A. Quincy Jones in 1966 and restored in 2012. $65 (1.5 hrs)
15 times from 09:00 AM to 02:15 PM
Category: @Rancho Mirage, Guided, Tour (Exterior), Tour (Interior), Tour (Walking)
SOLD OUT
Uptown Design District - Three Eras of Revival
Follow the footsteps of desert dreamers from 1925 to the present era. This design district is one of the most historic and colorful in the city. $40 (2.5 hrs)
1 time at 09:00 AM
Category: @Palm Springs, Guided, Tour (Exterior), Tour (Neighborhood), Tour (Walking)
Walker Guest House Replica Tour
A full-scale replica of architect Paul Rudolph's 1952 Walker Guest House has been relocated and reconstructed by Palm Springs Modern Committee, and is on loan from Sarasota Architectural Foundation. $10 (15 min)
28 times from 09:00 AM to 03:45 PM
Category: @Palm Springs, Exhibition, Self-guided, Tour (Exterior), Tour (Interior)
Premier Double Decker Architectural Bus Tour
Modernism Week’s signature tour! The Premier Double Decker Architectural Bus Tour provides guests with a overview of the most significant midcentury architectural treasures of Palm Springs. $95 (2.5 hrs)
3 times from 09:30 AM to 01:00 PM
Category: @Palm Springs, Guided, Tour (Bus), Tour (Exterior), AIA Continuing Education
Brunch at Two Bunch Palms
Enjoy a special opportunity to have Sunday brunch at the acclaimed Essense restaurant at the newly redesigned Two Bunch Palms Resort & Spa. $36 (2 hrs)
9 times from 10:00 AM to 02:00 PM
Category: @Desert Host Springs, Brunch, Self-guided
SOLD OUT
Cul-de-Sac Experience
The Midcentury Time Capsule Experience everyone is talking about! Step back to 1966 and tour several William Krisel homes while immersed in the lifestyle of an iconic midcentury enclave. $75 (1 hr)
6 times from 10:00 AM to 02:00 PM
Category: @Palm Springs, DJ, Tour (Exterior), Tour (Interior), Tour (Neighborhood), Tour (Walking), Vintage Cars, Fall Neighborhood Tour
Palm Springs Modernism Show & Sale Fall Edition
The Fall Edition of the Palm Springs Modernism Show & Sale will feature 40 exhibitors presenting vintage 20th Century modern furniture, decorative and fine arts. $15
1 time at 10:00 AM
Category: @Palm Springs, Exhibition
The Architecture of Hugh Michael Kaptur
Palm Springs Preservation Foundation board member Steven Keylon, an architectural historian and author, will explore the life and many-faceted career of architect Hugh M. Kaptur. Free (1 hr)
1 time at 11:00 AM
Category: @Palm Springs, Presentation, Talk
Bold & Beautiful: Designing with Color in the Desert
Join us for a presentation and discussion by color and design experts on the use of color in the variety of design styles in the Palm Springs area. $30 (1.5 hrs)
1 time at 11:30 AM
Category: @Palm Springs, Hors d'oeuvres, Presentation, Talk
The Lautner Compound Tour
Experience the spectacular architecture of John Lautner and tour The Lautner Compound. $60 (1 hr)
2 times from 02:00 PM to 03:00 PM
Category: @Desert Hot Springs, Self-guided, Tour (Exterior), Tour (Interior)
Nod to Mod
NOD TO MOD - A midcentury, interactive culinary experience. $195 (3 hrs)
1 time at 07:00 PM
Category: @Palm Springs, Dinner, Live Music Performance
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Palm Springs, CA

Oct 17, 2019 to Oct 20, 2019
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