• SMoCA Mix

    Saturday, May 6, 6 – 10 p.m.

  • I Remember Not Remembering

    February 11 – April 30, 2017

  • Murals by James Marshall (a.k.a. Dalek)

    Currently On View

  • Squidsoup

    Ocean of Light: Submergence – A Squidsoup Project

    May 6 – September 24, 2017

  • John Tinker

    [dis]functional: Products of Conceptual Design

    May 13 – September 24, 2017

  • Dominique Blain

    I’m Sorry But It’s Hard to Imagine

    May 20 – September 10, 2017

  • Visions ’17

    Visions ’17

    May 2 – Sep 17, 2017


upcoming events


Sat, May 6, 6 – 10 p.m.| Ticketed

Choose your boldest and brightest cyber chic attire to wear to Scottsdale Museum of Contemporary Art’s annual fundraiser, SMoCA Mix 2017: TECH Sublime. This year’s event provides an evening of…

documentary video art

Documentary Video Art Festival

Fri, Apr 28, 7:00 p.m.| Free

A showcase of experimental shorts highlighting social, cultural and personal topics. These artworks were produced by students in the Documentary Video Art class as part of the Intermedia program of…

Bowtie Workshop

Maker Lab: Bowtie Making

Sat, Apr 29, 1:30 – 3:30 p.m.| Ticketed

Class up your style by learning to make and tie your own bowties. Materials will be provided, but participants are encouraged to bring any unique fabrics and sewing tools they…

SMoCA Family Mix

SMoCA Family Mix: Tinkering with Technology

Sun, May 7, Noon – 3 p.m.| Free

Walk into a kaleidoscopic world of color, lights and technology, where Scottsdale Museum of Contemporary Art (SMoCA) is transformed into a sensory-rich interactive art space. See yourself projected on the…

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 p.m. on Fri & Sat with free museum admission after 5 p.m.
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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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