Palm Springs Public Arts Commission presents

“30 x 30”
30 years of Public Art in Palm Springs x 30 new ideas

Do you have an idea for public art? What kind of public art would you like to see in the city of Palm Springs? How do we interact with public art? Where would you like to see new public art? What does public art look like? What should public art look like?

The Public Arts Commission wants to hear and see from YOU! Share your vision as we reimagine, redefine and rethink public art. We welcome your ideas!

“30×30” community art show is being hosted in partnership with the Palm Springs Art Museum & will be on view May 16 – June 6, 2019. “30 X 30” is celebrating 30 years of public art while looking at 30 new ideas for the future. This will be a juried art show and one rendering will be up for consideration by the commission.

It is free to enter and open to all levels of artists. To be considered for inclusion in the 30×30 exhibition, all artists MUST first submit a digital copy of their work to for consideration. Due date for online submission is May 6th.

Applicants are strongly encouraged to submit an Artist’s Statement to explain concept, use of materials and placement.

30 works will be chosen by our jury from the submissions. Selected artists will be invited to showcase their work in the “30×30” exhibition at the Palm Springs Art Museum.

Selected works must be ready to hang and brought in person to the Palm Springs Art Museum on Wednesday, May 14, anytime between 10:00 a.m and noon.

Opening reception will be Thursday, May 16, 2019 at 6:00 pm. This event is free and open to the community.

Please visit to read our RFP, Press Release and more.
Please contact for any questions. Thank you!