Palm Springs, California is a city steeped in rich history. From museums to the homes of celebrities from years past, it’s impossible to travel to this Southern California destination without feeling nostalgic for a time gone by. At the same time, Palm Springs is a city that believes in balance and in the fields of architecture, design and art it holds a special place on the innovative front. In celebration of all that is new, modern and marvelous, Palm Springs plays host to Modernism Week in 2019 from February 14th through February 24th.
Future Forward Celebrations
Throughout Modernism Week, a variety of events highlighting progress and creativity in the fields of midcentury architecture and design are held throughout the city at a variety of destinations. Whether you’re interested in an iconic home tour of the Kenaston residence or excited about attending a lecture on the life and designs of Marion Hall Best, there’s something for everyone with a passion for architecture throughout the week.
In total, more than 350 events grace the calendar for this amazing week. Highlights include signature home tours, lectures, film screenings, bus tours of historic neighborhoods as well as the Modernism Show & Sale. In addition to these events that celebrate contemporary contributions to architecture and design, Modernism Week provides live music, bike tours and nightly parties to keep the energy level high from start to finish. Unique events like a vintage travel trailer exhibit keep guests guessing and ultimately coming back for more. Those with a green thumb will find the various city garden tours intriguing and will perhaps gather some tips and tricks for your own garden along the way.
Modernism Week Tickets
Tickets for each event held throughout Modernism Week, one of the most popular Palm Springs California attractions, can be purchased individually online in advance or at the door for an increased price. Proceeds earned from events at Modernism Week will be donated to the Modernism Week organization that provides collegiate scholarships to local students pursuing a degree in architecture or design. Additionally, fund work towards enhancing and preserving architecture throughout the Greater Palm Springs area.
Appreciate the Past and the Future
Whether you’re in town to admire the historical buildings or hoping to make the most of Modernism Week, Palm Springs provides the balance visitors from near and far are looking for. When you’re here, the team at Arrived will help you book a vacation rental that keeps you close to the modern fun while providing old-fashioned comfort and convenience that makes your stay incredible. Contact us today to learn more about Palm Springs California attractions and to book your next rental!
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