• 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

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  • 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

    MetaModern


    May 30 – Aug 30, 2015

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  • 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

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upcoming events

Edgar Orlaineta, Narcissus, 2002.Two LCW chairs (Charles and Ray Eames, 1946, for Herman Miller, reproduction) and steel cables. Courtesy Sara Meltzer, New York. © Edgar Orlaineta

Summer Opening Celebration

Jun 5|7:00 pm| Free

Be the first to see the new summer exhibitions, mingle with the artists and curators, and be open to the possibility of a surprise.

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

Artist Talk: Jennifer Marman and Daniel Borins

May 28|7:00 pm| Free

Marman and Borins survey their decade of collaboration with images, video and audience-driven discussion. Get a sneak peak of their exhibition and a chance to ask questions about installing their…

Scene from I Beat Mike Tyson by Joshua Weinstein

No Festival Required: The Man Show: Short Films on Winning, Losing and Life

Jun 11|7:30 pm| Ticketed

See No Festival Required’s final screening at SMoCA. Four filmmakers explore life’s ups and downs: a boxer who beats Mike Tyson, a bodybuilder desperate for success, a quiet man yearning for stardom and a…

Photo: Coral von Zumwalt

Artist Talk: Clarissa Tossin

Jun 18|7:00 pm| Free

MetaModern artist Clarissa Tossin explores the legacies of modernism’s idealistic promises, specifically those that have been part of cultural exchanges between her home country, Brazil, and the United States.

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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