Modernism Week 2022 is an annual 11-day festival that will feature more than 350 events for mid-century modern design lovers! We will tell you everything! Don’t miss it!

Modernism Week 2022

The mid-century modern design will be forever connected to Palm Springs! The homes of Albert Frey, Hugh Kaptur, and William Cody are well preserved side by side with the 1960s-era motor lodges, gas stations and post offices. The truth is that modernism is very popular and needs to be celebrated in a big way. How? At Modernism Week in Palm Springs! This is an annual festival of 20th-century design held this year from Feb. 17 through Feb. 27.

Modernism Week 2022

Here you have the opportunity to attend more than 350 events, bike and walking rides, numerous parties, panel discussions and house tours. There are several events that sold quickly, for example Frank Sinatra’s Twin Palms Estate, or Sunnylands. However we will present you 13 events that are still available and you can buy your ticket.

Modernism Week 2022 – The “You Can’t Miss” 13 Events

Modernism Week 2022

Quick note before I start this list, if you want to buy your tickets you can access this link,

1. Silvertop – Vision of the Future

Modernism Week 2022

Barbara Bestor is an Los Angeles architect who spent three years renovating Lautner’s concrete domed Silvertop overlooking the Silver Lake Reservoir. So she will have a short movie that will have a surprise guest talking about the amazing history and revitalization of Silvertop.

Important Note – 11 a.m. Feb. 18. $15

2. Limón Home Tour

Modernism Week 2022

This amazing boutique hotel located in Palm Springs, Limón used to be an apartment home that was built in 1964. The renovation of this place had the hand of H3K Home+Design, and it’s designs inspiration was the graphics of the 1968 Mexico City Olympics.

Important Note –  9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Feb. 18 to 21 and 24 to 27. $35

3. The Palm Springs Modernism Show & Modern Design Expo

Modernism Week 2022

This unique event will gather more than 90 exhibitors of ceramics, jewelry, vintage furniture, and so much more. It will occur inside the Palm Springs Convention Center. An important details is that one ticket gives you admission for both shows. You will also need a fully vaccinated status or pre-entry negative COVID test result is required. $25 to $30.

Important Note – 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Feb. 19, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Feb. 20, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Feb. 21. $30.

4. Sculptura Botanica

Modernism Week 2022

Dustin Gimbel is the landscape designer the will offer you a unique tour of Sculptura Botanica, his 2020 solo show at the Sherman Library and Gardens.

Important Note – 9 a.m. Feb. 24. $12

5. 1970’s Sackley Home Tour

Modernism Week 2022

Sackley Home Tour at Modernism Week 2022, you will see the signature of Stan Sackley and the warm palette of greens and blues from interior designers Michael Ostrow and Roger Stoker.

Important Note – 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Feb. 18 through 20. $35.

6. Maison Bleue Moderne Home Tour

Modernism Week 2022

Michelle Boudreau is the interior designer responsible for this classic William Krisel home in the Vista las Palmas neighborhood.

Important Note – Noon to 4 p.m. Feb. 18 through 20 and Feb. 25 through 27. $35.

7. The Geometry of Home: The Family Story of the Stahl House

Modernism Week 2022

Kim Cross, Shari Stahl Gronwald, and Bruce Stah are the authors of “The Stahl House: The Making of a Modernist Icon,” and they will have a little talk about the little-known family story of Case Study House No. 22 .

Important Note – Noon, Feb. 19. $50, includes a copy of the book.

8. Double-decker Architectural Bus Tour

Modernism Week 2022

Take within the city’s most popular engineering points of interest from the top of a double-decker transport as the guided visit drives past William Krisel’s House of Tomorrow, Neutra’s Kaufmann Leave House, envisioned over, E. Stewart Williams’ amazing “Twin Palms” domain and the Tramway Gas Station, presently the Palm Springs Guests Center. 

Important Note – Various dates. $110

9. Vintage Trailer Show

Modernism Week 2022

Take a closer look to this amazing vintage trailers, and motor homes. You can meet the owners who will be available to talk about the restoration process.

Important Note – 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Feb. 26 and 27. $25

10. Party with Shag

Modernism Week 2022

At Modernism Week 2022 you can meet  Josh Agle, the Southern California artist and designer popularly known as Shag. After that he will be able to sign your books and posters that he designed.

Important Note – 3 to 4 p.m. Feb. 20. $18

11. Richard Neutra Home Tour in Silver Lake

Modernism Week 2022

Noam Saragosti is the director Neutra VDL Studio and Residences and we be responsible for the tour of the home of Neutra.

Important Note – 11 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Feb. 20 and 27. $50.

12. Lautner Compound Tour

Modernism Week 2022

Lautner’s residence from 1947 is now known as the Hotel Lautner and he will open doors for the public at Modernism Week 2022. It only does this once a year, because this place is a collection of boutique rentals used for weddings and other events.

13. “Vera: The Art and Life of an Icon” – Susan Seid and Trina Turk

Modernism Week 2022

Susan Seid is the author of “Vera: The Art and Life of an Icon” and the fashion designer Trina will sit down and talk about Vera Neumann. Vera is one of the most victorious female design entrepreneurs of the 20th century.

Important Note – 10 a.m. Feb. 24. $20

Credits to: Los Angeles Times