Hammer Exhibit Opens in Palm Springs in February

The Hammer Museum’s well-received major exhibition on John Lautner, Between Heaven and Earth, opens in Palm Springs on February 20, 2010 and continues until May 23, 2010.  The Palm Springs Art Museum is hosting the exhibit, with the exclusive presenting sponsor the City of Indian Wells.

Events related to the exhibit:

Feb. 19: FREE (MUSEUM MEMBERS ONLY) Lecture on exhibition Between Earth and Heaven: The Architecture of John Lautner; Lecture by Frank Escher, co-curator of the exhibition; reception follows (lecture starts 5:30 p.m.)

February 20: Exhibition opening:  Between Earth and Heaven: The Architecture of John Lautner (runs through May 23)

February 20: Symposium and tour: From Frank Lloyd Wright to John Lautner and After: Reassessing the Organic Tradition in American Architecture (at Ace Hotel) ($50 for symposium, $250 symposium, lunch and tour of Lautner-designed sites)

Check the Palm Springs Museum website for details.

Museum Hours

Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday: 10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m., Thursday 12 p.m. – 8 p.m.

Closed Mondays and major holidays ; Store, Box Office, and Cafe are open during museum hours

Museum Admission

Free to members; youths 12 and under and active military personnel and their families ; $12.50 adults; $10.50 seniors 62 and over; $5.00 for students.  Free public admission every Thursday from 4 – 8 pm during VillageFest, sponsored by the City of Palm Springs. Free admission to AAM, NARM, and WMA members with I.D. Group tours available. Free every Second Sunday through support from the Berger Foundation.

More info: Visit us on the web at: www.psmuseum.org

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