Today at Modernism Week – 02.25.18

It might be the last day of Modernism Week, but we’re sending you off with plenty of activities to tide you over until 2019! 

Photo credit: Jake Holt


Today’s the last day to take a Premier Double Decker Architectural Bus Tour – stop by CAMP to snag a spot. Recreate the famous “Poolside Gossip” photo with Nelda Linsk from 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. Join Beyond Balisage’s Chef Daniel for a cooking demo at the Ferguson Kitchen at 11:00 a.m. and 2:00 p.m. Join author, humorist and tour guide Charles Phoenix, as he shares stories from his latest book, followed by an “Addicted to Americana” book signing. Take an Alfa Romeo for a test drive and enter a sweepstakes to win a Stelvio SUV. Stop by the Modernism Week Shop by Destination PSP, and pick up some unique souvenirs to remind you of your time at this year’s events!

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The Steel & Glass ($35) home tour showcases a home built entirely of steel based on the original plans of a noted midcentury modern Palm Springs architect. Hotel Lautner, the desert getaway built in 1947 by John Lautner, introduces their collection of three restored and newly designed boutique properties called The Lautner Compound ($50). Catch the West Elm House 2018: The Pool House (free). Tickets at the door for the Palm Springs Door Tour ($20) – bring your own bike, rent on-site, or drive or golf cart! See a curated collection of vintage trailers, campers at the Vintage Trailer Show ($25). Wind down with an afternoon of jazz with cellist Kye Marshall ($55).

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It’s your last chance to catch the critically acclaimed films of our official film series! Highlights include “Sinatra in Palm Springs – A Place He Called Home,” “Painted City,” “Kobuto,” “Big Time,” “Experimenting Architecture: Hagy Belzberg,” and “Glenn Murcutt – Spirit of Place.” Click here for available tickets and times.



Find a varied collection of vintage furnishings, antique collectibles, fashion, and art at the annual Modernism Yard SaleVisit the Donald Wexler: An Architectural Legacy exhibition and the Walter S. White Exhibition: A Sojourn in the DesertLast chance to see the West Elm House 2018: The Pool House, featuring West Elm furniture and artwork by Shawn Savage.

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