The Ultimate Guide: What Events are at the Palm Springs Modernism Week 2022?

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A detailed overview of all the highlights of Modernism Week 2022 so that you can plan your trip accordingly.

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Palm Springs is a desert oasis in Southern California, and the Modernism Week Palm Springs festival takes place from November 8th to 18th. With 350 events to choose from, you have plenty of options for your visit.

This blog post will give you a detailed overview of all the highlights of Modernism Week 2022 so that you can plan your trip accordingly. The annual eleven-day Modernism Week celebration will feature over 350 activities.

There will be the Palm Springs Modernism Show & Sale tours of landmark houses in over 30 neighborhoods. Also offered are home tours, architectural tours, access to private country clubs, nightly parties, and more!

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Modernism Week Palm Springs 2022: A Guide to What Events and Tours to Attend This Year

Frey House II Tour -Albert Frey (1903-1998)

Since 1934, one of our time’s most prominent contemporary architects has lived and worked in Palm Springs. During his illustrious career, he designed over 200 buildings. These include the Palm Springs City Hall and the Aerial Tramway Valley Station alongside John Porter Clark.

His long-time home, Frey House ll, is set on a hillside near the west end of Tahquitz Canyon Way. These 30-minute self-guided visits, hosted by the Palm Springs Art Museum, offer a rare opportunity. Unfortunately, only a few select people will be able to partake in this once-in-a-lifetime opportunity. To learn about this modern master’s architectural sense.

A shuttle vehicle will transport ticket holders from the Buddy Rogers Box Office at the Palm Springs Art Museum to Frey House II. In addition, your tour ticket entitles you to free access to the Palm Springs Art Museum and the Architecture & Design Center. Here, the Modern Chair Exhibit is presently on display.

Design Project Tour: Limon

The Limon, a vibrant seven-bedroom private retreat in South Palm Springs, is open for tours. Limón is an all-steel structure created in 1964 as an apartment house called Stuart Manor.

Enjoy and be inspired by H3K Design’s latest renovations, which have converted the property into a vacation landing spot. It can accommodate 14 guests in distinct suites. All centered around a sparkling pool. Also, look at the spacious community kitchen, equipped with state-of-the-art technology and suited for a coterie of cooks.

Hidden Gems of Indian Wells

The fascinating tour is the first of its type, and it has been created just for Palm Springs Modernism Week guests. Join for a rare beyond the gates invitation at one of Indian Wells’ most exclusive, private, members-only country clubs. With elegant mini-coaches offering transportation to the clubs and a private luncheon, sit back and relax.

This one-of-a-kind customized tour highlights exclusive clubhouses and beautiful residential residences (1957-present). Mid Century Modern, Burnished Mediterranean, Desert Modern, and California Contemporary are available. Throughout, there is stunning desert scenery and beautiful views.

A special sit-down lunch at one of the posh clubs is included in the ticket fee.

Showcase Home: Casa Tierra

During Modernism Week, interior designer and author Bobby Berk unveiled his latest project, a beautiful modern desert getaway. This distinctive Spanish-style home has been turned into a world-class destination with stylish accents and an emphasis on Bobby Berk’s design style throughout, with over 5,000 square feet of living area.

The design concept is inspired by the colors and textures of the desert terrain and blends in smoothly. As you travel around the property’s 2-12 acre hillside location, take in the spectacular panoramic views from balconies, a pool, and hot tub, and secluded, covered lounging spots.

Mojave Modern, Sonoran Style with Alan Hess

Alan Hess, an architect, and historian, will discuss the history of Mojave and Sonoran desert architecture and how the American southwest has influenced current architectural trends and essential inventions.

Hidden Cody Tennis Club Villas

The Hidden Cody Tennis Club Villas are now open to the public. Explore these midcentury mansions built by William F. Cody, located near the historic Palm Springs Tennis Club and Spencer’s restaurant.

The thirteen original properties were built in the mid-1960s and included a model home furnished by renowned interior designer Arthur Elrod. Each house has a unique floor plan, Cody’s fantastic architecture, and full advantage of the stunning mountain vistas.

More to See:

Also worth seeing include the Modern Garden Tour, neighborhood visits, and tours of the private Lautner Compound. And nightly entertainment by PS Underground, fashion-related events such as a Studio- 54 Fashion Show. Get your tickets at modernismweek.com.

All homeowners will be accessible to talk about their makeovers and answer questions, including a nationally recognized designer. In addition, each property features unique midcentury furniture, remarkable original artwork, and expansive backyards.

A percentage of the revenues will be utilized to maintain and preserve the pristine state of our midcentury neighborhood, including pool and landscape improvements.

Need to book your hotel? We use Hotels.com every time we visit Palm Springs. 

Final Thoughts

Enthusiasts of Modernism Week will be thrilled to learn that their favorite activities will be returning this year.

A few highlights are the Premier Double Decker Architectural Bus Tours, the Modernism Show, and the sales on the weekend. And also the Vintage Travel Trailer Show on weekend two, tours of Sunny-lands, and tours of Frey House II.

Are you going to Palm Springs for Modernism Week? 

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