The La Quinta Museum:
Preserving the past, enriching the present and enhancing the future for all generations.

Programs & Events

Programs & Events

La Quinta Museum

Tuesday, August 2 —

Don't miss La Quinta's main attraction! The La Quinta Museum showcases La Quinta's history and cultural arts through displays on two floors. There is a diorama of a Cahuilla Indian village and another depicting native animals. Photos of the early resorts remind us of the attraction of the desert early on. The community room exhibits a 32 foot long mural of La Quinta highlights painted by Andre Blanche. While you're there stop in the Museum Store, the place to shop for books about the area and many unique items, some created by local artists.

Museum hours: Tuesday thru Saturday 10am to 4pm
Admission: Free

La Quinta Museum

Thursday, December 21 —

The La Quinta Museum is a Cultural Museum with two exhibit galleries. Gallery 1 is local history featuring the Cahuilla Indians, The Desert Club and The La Quinta Hotel. Gallery 2 features new revolving exhibits that change every 3 to 4 months.
All events at the Museum are free of charge.
Museum hours are Tuesday thru Saturday 10am to 4pm
Admission is Free

La Quinta Museum

Tuesday, December 26 —

The La Quinta Museum is a Cultural Museum with two exhibit galleries. Gallery 1 is local history featuring the Cahuilla Indians, The Desert Club and The La Quinta Hotel. Gallery 2 features new revolving exhibits that change every 3 to 4 months.
All events at the Museum are free of charge.
Museum hours are Tuesday thru Saturday 10am to 4pm
Admission is Free

La Quinta Museum Coloring Club for Adults

Friday, December 29 at 1:00 p.m. —

We are coloring the 1st and 3rd Fridays of the month. Coloring pages will be provided. Coloring books are available for purchase in the Museum Gift Shop.

La Quinta Museum

Sunday, December 31 —

The La Quinta Museum is a Cultural Museum with two exhibit galleries. Gallery 1 is local history featuring the Cahuilla Indians, The Desert Club and The La Quinta Hotel. Gallery 2 features new revolving exhibits that change every 3 to 4 months.
All events at the Museum are free of charge.
Museum hours are Tuesday thru Saturday 10am to 4pm
Admission is Free

La Quinta Museum

Friday, January 5 —

The La Quinta Museum is a Cultural Museum with two exhibit galleries. Gallery 1 is local history featuring the Cahuilla Indians, The Desert Club and The La Quinta Hotel. Gallery 2 features new revolving exhibits that change every 3 to 4 months.
All events at the Museum are free of charge.
Museum hours are Tuesday thru Saturday 10am to 4pm
Admission is Free

La Quinta Museum

Wednesday, January 10 —

The La Quinta Museum is a Cultural Museum with two exhibit galleries. Gallery 1 is local history featuring the Cahuilla Indians, The Desert Club and The La Quinta Hotel. Gallery 2 features new revolving exhibits that change every 3 to 4 months.
All events at the Museum are free of charge.
Museum hours are Tuesday thru Saturday 10am to 4pm
Admission is Free

La Quinta Museum Coloring Club for Adults

Friday, January 12 at 1:00 p.m. —

We are coloring the 1st and 3rd Fridays of the month. Coloring pages will be provided. Coloring books are available for purchase in the Museum Gift Shop.

La Quinta Museum

Monday, January 15 —

The La Quinta Museum is a Cultural Museum with two exhibit galleries. Gallery 1 is local history featuring the Cahuilla Indians, The Desert Club and The La Quinta Hotel. Gallery 2 features new revolving exhibits that change every 3 to 4 months.
All events at the Museum are free of charge.
Museum hours are Tuesday thru Saturday 10am to 4pm
Admission is Free

Exhibits

Exhibits

Crossroads & Intersections
Opening on September 19, 2017 “Crossroads & Intersections – the Stories Behind the Streets” on loan from the Agua Caliente Museum. This will be on exhibit through December 30, 2017.

Community Room
Mural by André Blanché  (part of La Quinta Art in Public Places Program) Dorothea Lange photo gallery of Coachella Valley images.

Local History Gallery
Features Cahuilla Indian and local La Quinta history.

For the full complement of exhibits and programs, please click here: La Quinta Museum Facebook Page

Historical Society

Historical Society

The La Quinta Historical Society is a volunteer, non-profit service organization dedicated to preserving and promoting the rich multicultural history of La Quinta through:

  1. Maintaining a collection of archives and artifacts pertaining to the history of La Quinta.
  2. Educational Programs
  3. Community Outreach Programs.

La Quinta Historical Society strives to touch all ages from Youth to Seniors, socio-economic and multi-ethnic groups, community residents and area visitors, in an effort to link the present, the past and the future with the treasured history of La Quinta.

For information or details, please call: 760-564-1283

http://www.laquintahistoricalsociety.com/

https://www.facebook.com/lqhistory/

Location

Location

77-885 Avenida Montezuma, La Quinta, CA 92253
(760) 777-7170

Hours: Tuesday - Saturday: 10am - 4pm

Contact

Contact

77885 Avenida Montezuma, La Quinta, CA 92253
(760) 777-7170

Hours: Tuesday - Saturday: 10am - 4pm

About

About

Don't miss La Quinta's main attraction! The La Quinta Museum showcases the city's history and cultural arts through displays on two floors. The local history gallery features dioramas depicting native animals and a Cahuilla village, as well as historical resort photos, reminding us of the attraction of the early desert.  Experience new exhibits in the upstairs galleries, and enjoy a 32-foot long mural of La Quinta, painted by André Blanché, in the community room.  Visit the Museum Shop for books and unique items, some created by local artists.

The La Quinta Museum is active on social media. Please follow us on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram for all of the latest happenings.

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