Annual Meeting

Western Association for Art Conservation

Annual Meeting & Conference

Palm Springs CA
Oct 22-25, 2012

Things to Do

Resources

Desert Sun
http://www.mydesert.com
The local newspaper

Desert Entertainer
http://www.desertentertainer.com
The free weekly entertainment newspaper

Palm Springs Tourism Office
http://www.visitpalmsprings.com

Local Legends

Palm Springs Follies
http://www.psfollies.com
128 South Palm Canyon Drive
Palm Springs, CA 92262

Village Fest
http://www.villagefest.org

Bookstores

Keep On Bookin
611 S Palm Canyon Dr, Ste 19 Palm Springs, CA 92264

Latino Books y Mas
http://www.latinobooksymas.com
123 N. Palm Canyon Dr. Suite 525
Palm Springs, Ca 92262

Just Fabulous
http://www.bjustfabulous.com/
515 N. Palm Canyon Drive
Palm Springs, CA 92262

Museums

Palm Springs Art Museum
http://www.psmuseum.org
101 North Museum Drive
Palm Springs, CA 92262
Attendees will have free admission to the PSAM during the conference.

The Palm Springs Historical Society
http://www.pshistoricalsociety.org/
221 South Palm Canyon Drive
Palm Springs, CA 92262

The Agua Caliente Cultural Museum
http://www.accmuseum.org/
219 South Palm Canyon Drive
Palm Springs, CA 92262

Ruddy's General Store Museum
http://www.palmsprings.com/points/heritage/ruddy.html
221 South Palm Canyon Drive
Palm Springs, CA 92262

Palm Springs Air Museum
http://www.air-museum.org
745 N. Gene Autry Trail

Cabot's Pueblo Museum
http://www.cabotsmuseum.org/
67616 E Desert View Avenue, Desert Hot Springs, CA 92240

Children's Museum Of The Desert
http://www.cdmod.org/
71-701 Gerald Ford Drive, Rancho Mirage, CA 92270,

Galleries

There are a few galleries around Palm Springs, however, the real big cluster of galleries can be found a short drive away in Palm Desert; they are located in the 73000 block of El Paseo in Palm Desert.

Get Outdoors

Moorten Botanical Garden
http://www.moortengarden.com/
1701 S. Palm Canyon Dr.
Palm Springs, Ca. 92264

Living Desert
http://www.livingdesert.org/
47900 Portola Ave.
Palm Desert, CA 92260

The Palm Springs Preservation Foundation
Self-guided walking tour
http://www.pspf.net/self_tour.htm

Robert Imber's PS Modern Tours
760-318-6118; psmoderntours@aol.com

Mount San Jacinto Wilderness State Park
http://www.parks.ca.gov/?page_id=25176

Palm Springs Aerial Tramway
http://www.pstramway.com/

Hike the Gastin or Araby Trail
http://www.hiking-in-ps.com/

Tahquitz Canyon
http://www.tahquitzcanyon.com
500 West Mesquite Avenue; 760-416-7044

Indian Canyons
http://www.indian-canyons.com
38520 S. Palm Canyon Drive

Coachella Valley Nature Preserve
http://coachellavalleypreserve.org/

Joshua Tree National Park
http://www.nps.gov/jotr/index.htm

Anza-Borrego Desert
http://www.parks.ca.gov/?page_id=638

Big Wheel Tours
http://www.bwbtours.com

Red Jeep
http://www.red-jeep.com

Palm Springs boasts in excess of 125 golf courses, with 2,250 holes; beginners might start at the College Golf Center at the College of the Desert.
http://www.collegeofthedesert.edu/community/Pages/goc.aspx

Gambling and Relaxing

Agua Calienta Casino Resort and Spa
http://www.sparesortcasino.com
401 East Amado Road, Palm Springs, CA 92262 32-250 Bob Hope Drive, Rancho Mirage, CA 92270



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