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Culture

Get a Breath of Fresh Art.

Palm Desert’s commitment to showcasing art on every corner is shining brighter than ever in 2020. While the pandemic has kept some of the city’s most popular indoor attractions closed, there is no ticket required to explore more than 150 public sculptures and murals downtown. Download the Public Art Map and be your own tour guide for a look at the architecture and innovation that comes alive under the desert sun.

Stay tuned for your chance to immerse yourself even deeper in southern California’s creativity.

Thanks to the City’s innovative Art in Public Places program, residents and visitors alike find Palm Desert to be a beautiful, art-filled environment in which to live. It’s easy to indulge your artistic side in Palm Desert – just look around at the more than 150 artworks in the City’s collection. Not only will you find stunning, larger-than-life sculptures, but you’ll also discover countless objets d’art throughout the City’s landscape – like bus shelters designed with desert-modern sensibility or serene sculptures with trickling water.

McCallum Theatre

McCallum Theatre in Palm Desert

McCallum Theatre

The McCallum Theatre has gained acclaim as one of the country’s finest presenting theaters by audiences and entertainers alike. If you’re in the mood for an evening out, you can enjoy an astonishing variety of world-class performing artists, exciting ensembles, and touring dance and theater companies at this state-of-the-art performing arts center. With just over 1100 seats, the McCallum Theatre offers an intimate setting reminiscent of a European opera house, where you’re never far from your favorite stars.

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Palm Desert Visitor Services

Palm Desert Visitor Services continues to serve guests remotely while our facilities are closed to in-person visits due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

If you need advice or directions, our friendly and knowledgeable staff is available by phone, email or the chat function in the lower right hand of your screen to answer any questions you may have.

Hours: Monday - Friday, 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Closed weekends and major holidays

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760-568-1441       800-873-2428