Modernism Week

Wednesday, Apr 14, 2021 at 9:00am

Various Venues in Palm Springs
Palm Springs, CA 92262

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The mission of Modernism Week is to celebrate and foster appreciation of midcentury architecture and design, as well as contemporary thinking in these fields, by encouraging education, preservation and sustainable modern living as represented in the greater Palm Springs area.

Modernism Week’s signature Event is an annual celebration of midcentury modern design, architecture, art, fashion and culture. This exciting festival takes place in the Palm Springs area of Southern California. Modernism Week features more than 350 events including the Modernism Show  Sale, Signature Home Tours, films, lectures, Premier Double Decker Architectural Bus Tours, nightly parties and live music, walking and bike tours, tours of Sunnylands, fashion, classic cars, modern garden tours, a vintage travel trailer exhibition, and more.

09:00am - 04:00pm: Desert Modernism: Two Perspectives. Two Home Tours – Kappe and Lockyer - $60 (1 hr) at 1101 W Racquet Club Rd, Palm Springs, CA, 92262
09:00am - 03:30pm: Sunnylands Center and Gardens - Historic Walk - $55 (60 min) at Sunnylands Center & Gardens, 37977 Bob Hope Drive, Rancho Mirage, CA 92270
09:00am - 02:45pm: Sunnylands Center and Gardens - Landscape Tour - $175 (45 min) at Sunnylands Center & Gardens, 37977 Bob Hope Drive, Rancho Mirage, CA 92270
09:30am: Twin Palms Guided Tour: An Insider's Perspective of the Desert's First Modernist Neighborhood - $25 (90 min) at Twin Palms Neighborhood, 1201 E Palm Canyon Drive, Palm Springs, CA 92264

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