Palm Springs Modernism Show & Sale
Presenting a wide range of art and collectibles from the 20th century, the 4-day Palm Springs Modernism Show and Sale is a large and exciting event that attracts more than 150,000 visitors. The fair appeals to collectors, interior designers and the public who enjoy quality items. Pieces can be picked up that are inexpensive, beautiful and unique, and the style appeals to young buyers as well as interested visitors of every age. Around 85 seasoned US and international dealers offer furniture, jewelry, rugs, lighting, photography, vintage clothing and prints with special focus on mid-century design. Launched in 2000, it’s a long-standing and lively fair that takes place twice a year, once in October and once in February, at the same time as Art Palm Springs.
Rosemary Krieger shares her views!
President Dolphin Promotions
Palm Springs Modernism Show & Sale 2023
Palm Springs Convention Center
277 N Avenida Caballeros
Palm Springs, CA 92262
20 – 22 October 2023
General Admission: $20
Insights Palm Springs Modernism Show & Sale
President Dolphin Promotions
What would you say is the DNA of Palm Springs Modernism Show & Sale?
The show offers all thing mid-century modern and true vintage 20th century items. We have opened the show up to original 21st century designs but the true DNA is vintage 20th century.
What type of galleries are chosen to exhibit, and why?
We chose galleries who are first and foremost in their expertise and choice of items presented. They truly represent the best of vintage 20th century designs.
What is the price range of pieces? Who is the average buyer?
Items can range anywhere from $500 to $500,000. The sky is the limit.
“Items can range anywhere from $500 to $500,000. The sky is the limit.”
Palm Springs Modernism Show & Sale © Palm Springs Style
Who is the typical attendee of Palm Springs Modernism Show & Sale?
True collectors of all things modern! There is a strong designer base for this show as well.
What strategy – physical as digital – will you adopt in medium to long term?
We have always maintained that a physical show is the most important way to present. You need to be able to see, feel, touch and fall in love with your purchase up close and personally.
What are two other art fairs you would suggest?
Palm Springs Modern Design Expo which runs concurrently with The Modernism Show & Sale and the Chicago Antiques + Art + Design Show.
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