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Modernism Week 2024

Modernism Week 2024

February 15 – 25, 2024
Variety of locations across the valley

This is a don’t miss event for the Coachella Valley celebrating the design and flair of the mid-century modern style that put this beautiful Desert Community on the map.

Modernism Week 2024 is an 11 day event with over 300 events including the Palm Springs Modernism Show. Tour iconic homes in more than 30 neighborhoods and don’t miss the popular Signature Home Tour on both weekends

Events this year during Modernism Week 2024 feature architectural walking, biking and double-decker bus tours, tours of the historic Annenberg Estate at Sunnylands, a classic car show, garden tours, nightly parties, and a special series of compelling and informative talks. All events are open to the public.



Modernism Week Show and Sale







The Palm Springs Modernism Show will showcase the best of both the 20th and 21st century design. Fine art, and vintage furniture reflecting all design movements of the 20th century emphasizing mid-century modern.


Modernism Week 2024 The Shag House







Poolside at The Shag House in Trina Turk Style – Guests will enjoy touring The Shag House during the event. This fully immersive experience will make visitors feel like they have climbed into a life-size Shag painting. Shag has drawn upon his architectural studies and the aesthetic of his artwork to reimagine this classic 1958 home, originally designed by Desert Modern architects Palmer & Krisel for the Alexander Construction Company.



Asian Influence on Mid-Century Modernism

An often forgotten fact is the influence that Japanese design and architecture had on Modernism, a perfect example is the
1957 Patten and Wild home on Willow St in Palm Desert.

73411 Willow St Palm Desert










Tuesday February 20, 2024
9:00 – 1:00
Meet in the Parking  Lot of the Palm Desert Presbyterian Church for the Tour Book and Map.

Self Guided and Self Driving Tour of 5 iconic Mid Century Homes in South Palm Desert plus more that will be open along the Tour Route



Modernism Weeks Sunnylands Home Tour









Sunnylands Historic House Tour – Visitors on the Historic House Tour are taken on electric shuttles from Sunnylands Center & Gardens to the former winter home of Ambassadors Walter and Leonore Annenberg.  A midcentury masterpiece with Mayan influences, the 25,000-square-foot residence was completed in 1966.  Famed architect A. Quincy Jones designed the home, which interior designers William Haines and Ted Graber decorated in the Hollywood Regency style.  Guides on the 90-minute tour also inform guests about the rare paintings, sculptures and other works of art on display in the home, as well as the world-famous 20th-century entertainers and politicians who visited the estate.


You know you love the Desert Lifestyle, it’s time to buy your own Desert Getaway!

While you’re in town for Modernism Week 2024, don’t miss these FAB Mid-Century Homes across the Valley
Find one you LOVE?  Call me, Don’t miss seeing it in person, contact me today to schedule your showing.

Cathi Walter Desert Area Home Finder

Broker Associate | LUXE Director
CA DRE# 01346930
Bennion Deville Homes