• SMS, Issue 1, 1968. Offset lithographs, dimensions variable. Collection of SMoCA; purchased with funds provided by David and Sara Lieberman. Photo: Dana Buhl

    Collective Dissent: The SMS Portfolios

    May 16 – Sep 13, 2015

  • Gabriel Sierra, Hang It All, from the series “Madrastranaturaleza” (Stepmothernature), 2006–2008. Metal and fruits. Courtesy Mirella and Dani Levinas Collection. © Gabriel Sierra. Photo: Gabriel Sierra


    May 30 – Aug 30, 2015

  • Jennifer Marman and Daniel Borins, Pavilion of the Blind, 2013. Mechanized vertical blinds, shades, and panel systems (custom colored), motors and micro-controller, 120 x 192 x 48 inches. Edition 2/2. Courtesy of the artists and Cristin Tierney Gallery, New York. © Jennifer Marman and Daniel Borins

    Jennifer Marman and Daniel Borins: The Collaborationists

    Jun 6 – Sep 13, 2015


upcoming events

Gabriel Sierra, Hang It All, from the series “Madrastranaturaleza” (Stepmothernature), 2006–2008. Metal and fruits. Courtesy Mirella and Dani Levinas Collection. © Gabriel Sierra. Photo: Gabriel Sierra

The Community Responds: MetaModern

Jul 9|7:00 pm| Free

Be part of a lively conversation as community members working in diverse professional fields offer personal responses to artworks on view in the exhibition, MetaModern.  


Film: Koolhaas Houselife

Jul 16|7:00 pm| Ticketed

Illa Bêka and Louise Lemoine’s witty, poignant and insightful 2008 film documents the surreal life of Rem Koolhaas’s Bordeaux House—an architectural masterpiece cared for by the candid Guadalupe Acevedo. Discussion…


Artist Talk: Edgar Orlaineta

Jul 30|7:00 pm| Free

With wit and whimsy, MetaModern artist Edgar Orlaineta transforms midcentury furniture icons into sculptures that juxtapose ethnographic histories and visual cultures.

Joanna Hogg, Exhibition (still), 2014

Film: Exhibition

Aug 6|7:00 pm| Ticketed

Joanna Hogg’s 2014 film, starring Liam Gillick and rock star Viv Albertine, examines a couple’s relationship to their ultramodern house—a labyrinth, refuge, prison and emotional battleground. Discussion follows with Sherry…

Programs for Kids

SMoCA is delighted to share with school children and teachers a stellar season of exciting learning experiences, from arts activities to guided tours and slide presentations brought free of charge to your classroom.
We invite you to participate.

Child Drawing

The SMoCA Lounge

A gallery transformed, SMoCA Lounge is the intersection of art, design, lively dialogue, education and community. Open until 9:00p on Fri & Sat with free museum admission after 5:00p.
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James Marshall (a.k.a. Dalek), Radiate, 2014. Latex paint on wall. SMoCA Lounge. Commissioned by the Scottsdale Museum of Contemporary Art. Photo: © Sean Deckert / Calnicean Projects

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