Palm Springs – 3 Exhibits You Should See This Weekend

We love helping our guests live like locals. So here are some inside tips on the three exhibits everyone in town is talking about. Two are free…but all are worth seeing.


Killer Heels: The Art of the High-Heeled Shoe

Friday, Saturday and Sunday 10 am – 5 pm / $12.50 adult admission/ Ends 12/13/15

Killer Heels: The Art of the High-Heeled Shoe explores the fashion world’s most coveted object, its rich cultural history, and its complex relationships to fantasy, functionality, identity, and power.  The exhibition includes a selection of extraordinary high heels by more than 50 contemporary designers, including Céline, Chanel, Christian Louboutin, Alexander McQueen, Prada, and United Nude.

Killer Heels: The Art of the High-Heeled Shoe is organized by the Brooklyn Museum. The Palm Springs Art Museum showing is funded in part by the Contemporary Art Council’s Silver Sponsors Kimberly and Roger Swanson.

If You Go: Wear comfortable shoes. (Sorry – just couldn’t resist.) Free to members and youths 12 and under.  $12.50 adults, $10.50 seniors 62 and over, $5.00 for students. Plan on spending about an hour viewing the exhibit. Palm Springs Art Museum | 101 Museum Drive, Palm Springs


Nostalgia Palm Springs: Vintage Movie Poster Exhibit

Friday, Saturday, and Sunday 11 am – 5 pm/ Free/ Extended Through 1/3/16

A tribute to mid-century Hollywood and its impact on Palm Springs. Fabulous exhibit featuring the private collection from Nostalgia Palm Springs. More than 40 original, rare mid-century movie posters featuring stars with ties to Palm Springs. Judy, Marilyn, Lucy & Desi, Frank, Elvis and so many more. Curated by John-Patrick, the exhibit chronicles which Palm Springs homes the celebrities owned or stayed in while in town.

If You Go: Tell Gregory that Acme House Co. sent you. No charge for admission. Plan on spending 40 minutes to an hour viewing the exhibit. Lot 58 Auctions & Shops / 358 S. Indian Canyon, Palm Springs.


Seeing The Light: Illuminating Objects

Friday, Saturday, and Sunday 10 a.m. – 5 p.m. / Free / Ends 1/3/16

Very cool exhibit examining the expressive power of light. An artistic look at how diverse objects selected from the museum’s permanent collection (as well as some pieces from private collections) reflect light. Artworks include mid-century to contemporary designers and artists, examining how the chosen materials and media reflect light or illuminate. The exhibition is organized by Palm Springs Art Museum and funded in part by Presenting Sponsor Renova Solar.

If You Go: No charge for admission. Plan on spending 30 minutes to an hour viewing the exhibit.  Edward Harris Pavilion Architecture and Design Center / 300 South Palm Canyon Drive, Palm Springs.

Acme House Company manages Luxury Vacation Home Rentals in Greater Palm Springs, catering to those looking to travel to the world-renowned desert destination for the season, week-long stays and extended weekends. Visit Acme’s Website to explore more homes.

Read the Condé Nast Traveler article that included Acme House Company in their list of Top 10 Vacation Rental Managers To Trust.

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