SMoCA Announces 24 Artists in Fall Exhibition


Scottsdale Museum of Contemporary Art (SMoCA) will premiere its first large-scale group exhibition of performance art, “Counter-Landscapes: Performative Actions from the 1970s – Now,” accompanied by a catalog and collaborative components, Oct. 26 — Jan. 19. In the history of the Museum, this is the first time its galleries will be dedicated to performance art, […]

Art Lover’s Delight: Chill Out at SMoCA This Summer


Summer in the Valley is the perfect time to get out of the heat and into a museum. Scottsdale Museum of Contemporary Art (SMoCA) presents a wide range of exciting and diverse events, to keep art lovers cool in a 68-degree museum. This season is packed with artist-led talks and workshops and the return of […]

Chill Out This Summer With Live & Local Fridays


Scottsdale Center for the Performing Arts’ Live & Local Fridays summer concert series will open July 28 with a performance by the Latin blues band Los Morenos in the Virginia G. Piper Theater, and with the experimental jazz quartet House of Stairs in Stage 2. The expanded Live & Local Fridays lineup will showcase 10 […]

Scottsdale Museum of Contemporary Art


Offers free admission on Thursdays Cool off this summer and enjoy free admission on Thursdays from 10am-5pm at the Scottsdale Museum of Contemporary Art (SMoCA). Located in Scottsdale’s Old Town district, the SMoCA features compelling modern and contemporary art, architecture and design from around the globe. Designed by award-winning architect Will Bruder, SMoCA’s five-gallery minimalist […]