Palm Springs Art Museum Architecture and Design Center, Palm Springs

Palm Springs Art Museum Architecture and Design Center, Palm Springs

A satellite facility of the Art Museum, the Architecture and Design Center is housed in a former bank building. The vault and teller drive-through are still present from its days as the Santa Fe Federal Savings and Loan. It's a small facility that rotates single exhibits.

Exhibitions rotate through either the design or architecture theme, so don't expect to see both. It's a quick stop, and with rotating exhibits, it's impossible to know what you'll find. And that's precisely the appeal of this small gallery and exhibition space located right downtown. Pop in and see what they're showing. It's a great place to relax and get out of the heat. Docents are present, and video tours help discuss the artwork.

The bank's vault has been turned into the museum gift shop, which features books related to architecture and design. There's also a selection of modern jewelry and objects and accessories representing modern design.

Tips

Regular admission is five dollars, but you can apply that amount to the main Art Museum admission. There are free days offered on Thursdays afternoons, so stop by and see what's being offered.

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Sight Name: Palm Springs Art Museum Architecture and Design Center
Sight Location: Palm Springs, USA (See walking tours in Palm Springs)
Sight Type: Museum/Gallery
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