Steel and Shade: The Architecture of Donald Wexler, until 5/29


Donald Wexler practiced architecture during the immediate postwar years through the 1970s. This was a time when architects enjoyed considerable freedom to employ new materials and technologies in their search for functionally beautiful architecture.

The extremes of the desert climate forced Wexler to develop a sustainable architecture, which was not only successful functionally, but achieved a timeless aesthetic appeal. During a career that spanned almost six decades, he designed numerous houses, condominium complexes, as well as banks, office parks and schools, and the Palm Springs International Airport.

The exhibition will remain on view until May 29.

Palm Springs Art Museum
101 Museum Drive
Palm Springs, CA 92262

Museum Hours

  • Closed Mondays and major holidays
  • Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday 10:00 am – 5:00 pm
  • Thursday 12 pm – 8 pm; 4-8 p.m. free admission sponsored by the City of Palm Springs
  • Store, box office, and cafe open during Museum Hours

Museum Admission

  • Free to members, and youths 12 and under
  • $12.50 adults
  • $10.50 seniors 62 and over
  • $5.00 for students
  • FREE for active duty military personnel and their families with I.D.
  • Free public admission every Thursday from 4 – 8 pm during downtown Villagefest.
  • FREE admission the second Sunday of every month
  • Free admission to AAM, NARM, and WMA members with I.D.

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