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December 20, 2016
Palm Springs Modernism Week is a celebration of mid-century modern architecture and design. If you don’t know what modernism entails, it can be defined as a style of the arts that contains techniques and ideas that have not been seen before in history. The Palm Springs area has a large concentration of mid-century modern aesthetic seen in artwork, literature, furniture design and residential & commercial buildings. Palm Springs Modernism Week brings together experts and enthusiasts who share their excitement and knowledge in unique workshops, lectures, tours and parties. Plan a trip to Palm Springs from February 16-26, 2017 to experience this annual tribute to the town’s treasured mid-century modern influence.
About Modernism Week
Palm Springs Modernism Week is operated by a non-profit organization whose mission is to honor, appreciated and preserve mid-century modern architecture and design. Modernism week was established in 2006 and has since hosted various events displaying the originality and beauty of modern, mid-century Palm Springs architecture to the world. Money raised from the events sponsored by Modernism Week is used to benefit charities and provide student scholarships towards the study of design and architecture.
The Annual Palm Springs Modernism Week Details
This 11-day event features all kinds of activities to showcase the local desert modern architecture. Attractions include evening cocktail parties, afternoon walking tours of local buildings, bus tours, art shows, tours of celebrity homes, modernism lectures, a modernism show and sale, and much more. Check their calendar to receive a full list of the events’ activities! Tickets can be purchased online.
Other Modernism Events
In addition to its signature February event, Modernism Week also presents a Fall Preview on Columbus Weekend every October. This event is considered a “mini-Modernism week” in which visitors can get a glimpse of what’s to come in February. If you’re a fan of modern architecture, don’t miss your chance to participate; attend the next upcoming Modernism Week or find out how to support this organization and its efforts.
Come Stay with Us at POSH Palm Springs Inn!
While you’re in town for Modernism Week, treat yourself to the finest lodging around! POSH Palm Springs Inn is a remarkable bed and breakfast that provides you with comfortable accommodations combined with warm hospitality. Relax by the pool for happy hour, soak in the hot tub, or take an afternoon to explore the surrounding area attractions. Our friendly and professional staff is dedicated to ensuring that you have the best visit here in our 1930s-era haven; we provide the most comfortable rooms along with a hearty, homemade breakfast. Don’t wait another moment; reserve your room now and be sure to check out our special deals.
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