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Preview Party at the 18th Annual Modernism Show & Sale

February 16, 2018 | 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm |


Celebrate the opening of the 18th Annual Modernism Show & Sale at the biggest party of Modernism Week. Join friends and fellow design enthusiasts at this high-spirited reception to get a sneak peak of the Modernism Show & Sale before it opens to the general public on Saturday. Be the first to see and shop from this world-class collection of 85 premier national and international dealers with exquisite furniture, decorative and fine arts reflecting all design movements of the 20th century especially emphasizing midcentury modern.

Also included is admission to the Palm Springs Modern Design Expo, a NEW event showcasing cutting-edge modern design and technology to be introduced during the first weekend of Modernism Week. Created by the same team that has produced the Palm Springs Modernism Show & Sale for the past 17 years, the Palm Springs Modern Design Expo will feature 40 exhibitors presenting the newest and hippest elements for modern living including dynamic and energy efficient building materials, cutting-edge home appliances and electronics, smart home technology and security, hand-crafted furniture and design accessories, contemporary art and photography, and much more.

The preview ticket includes a wine and hors d’oeuvres reception, musical entertainment, valet parking and free return admission to the Modernism Show & Sale and the Palm Springs Modern Design Expo. Tickets are available for $85 in advance (until Feb. 14, 2018) or $100 at the door. Ticket sales proceeds benefit Modernism Weeks scholarship, educational and community grant programs. Modernism Week would like to thank GHA Companies for contributing to the underwriting of this event.

Booksigning with Tim Street Porter, author of Palms Springs A Modernist Paradise (Rizzoli) with forward by Trina Turk, Friday, February 16, 6-9 p.m., Hennessey & Ingalls booth #801A in the Modernism Show & Sale at convention center. Free with preview party admission.

Book Description:

Paying homage to the seminal mid-century modern architecture of Palm Springs, this luxurious book showcases historic jet-set homes designed by legendary talents such as Richard Neutra, Albert Frey, and Paul Williams, as well as private residences by today’s leading taste-makers.

Additional Information

21 and older.
Things to Know
This ticket price is for advance purchase. The ticket price at the door will be higher.
Special Parking Instructions
Complimentary Valet Parking is included.
Photography Credits
Jake Holt Photography, David A. Lee Photography, Jake Holt Photography


Modernism Week


Palm Springs Convention Center
277 N. Avenida Caballeros
Palm Springs, CA 92262 United States
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