Art  Ambassadors provides high school students in the Coachella Valley with a hands-on experience with art, history, architecture, and creativity. The program is free and participants meet once per month, from October to April, to engage with peers and professionals while exploring art-related careers. DEADLINE EXTENDED TO SEPTEMBER 29, 2023. To apply, click here.

Join us for a rare view into the Sunnylands collections and archives. In an evening behind-the-scenes, our collections team will share some their favorite objects and stories, as well as share the secrets of storing and caring for historic resources.

Cocktails and hors d’oeuvres will follow in a courtyard reception.

This is an outdoor evening program, please dress comfortable and warm.

Reservations are required. Unregistered guests may not attend.

Tickets may be purchased here.

An adult evening of creativity and socializing is the focus of Art Experience. Length of time varies based on the topic, and themes change annually to reflect our current exhibition or other public programming. All include educational hands-on art exploration for adults. Prices vary.

Information can be found in our events calendar here. For more information, contact the Sunnylands Education Department at

Boletos para la Caminata histórica tienen un costo de $26 por persona más una tarifa de procesamiento de $1.

Este recorrido se ofrece de noviembre a abril y sigue a un guía en un paseo tranquilo por la propiedad histórica y alrededor de la casa histórica, ofreciendo vistas que eran especiales para Walter y Leonore Annenberg y sus amigos y familiares. Los guías compartirán historias personales de los Annenberg y sus visitantes, información sobre la arquitecturay el diseño interior moderno de mediados de siglo, y la historia de la propiedad como una residencia privada y un centro de retiros de alto nivel.

Anticipe caminar una milla en una hora. Todos los visitantes deben ser mayores de 10 años. Solicitamos que todos los teléfonos móviles sean silenciados durante la caminata. Nota: Este recorrido no provee acceso al interior de la casa histórica.

Las inclemencias del tiempo o retiros en la propiedad pueden ocasionar la suspensión de este recorrido algunos días. Los boletos deben ser comprados con anticipación y están disponibles en línea. Los boletos están disponibles mensualmente a partir de las 9am tiempo pacífico el día 15 del mes anterior. Para verificar la disponibilidad de este recorrido y comprar boletos, presione aquí.

Ofrendas (altars) organizations:

Calaveras (giant skulls) artists:

Nichos (shadow boxes) artists:

Tech-free Totes are available for free and check out anytime. These tote bags contain activities, books, and a blanket to provide families an opportunity to unplug and enjoy the gardens. Bags are assembled for family engagement or adult creative time. Visit our reception desk to check one out!

For more information, contact the Sunnylands Education Department at


On most Sundays from November through April, Sunnylands invites families to the Center & Gardens, where toys, games, and activities are available to children of all ages. Find colorful blocks, hula hoops, ribbons, butterfly wings, and more.

Ask at the reception desk for our family activity kits, also known as No-Tech Totes, a themed bag and blanket with toys and activity books to help kids and adults spend a few hours disconnected from electronic devices.

This program takes place outdoors. Sun protection, water, and comfortable closed-toed shoes are recommended.

For individual events connected to Sundays at Sunnylands, please search our online events calendar here.

For more information, contact the Education department at 760.202.2254 or

Sunnylands welcomes Nickerson-Rossi Dance and their company of contemporary dancers in this immersive garden experience. Costumed to emulate the environment dancers move progressively throughout the gardens guiding visitors and exploring the natural space through artistic movement.

This is not a seated performance, visitors should be prepared to move as each phase of the performance progresses. Visitors will be expected to move to avoid contact with dancers during the performance.

Admission is free. Reservations are not required.

Information can be found in our events calendar here. For more information, please contact the Education Department at

In partnership with the City of Rancho Mirage Library, the Sunnylands Series of lectures includes topics related to the historic estate activities, art, architecture, and history. Lectures are scheduled throughout the year to correspond with special programming.

Admission is free. Reservations are not required.

Information can be found in our events calendar here. For more information, please contact the Education Department at

Increase your art skills with these hands-on, instructor-led workshops. Topics covered include painting, sketching, photography, and critique. To see the list of classes this season and to make a reservation visit our workshop page here.

For more information, please contact the Sunnylands Education Department at