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    Feb 16 – May 12, 2019

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    Dec 14 – Jan 1, 2020


upcoming events

Tania Katan

Tania Katan: Creative Trespassing

Fri, Feb 22, 7:00 p.m.| Ticketed

Join us in celebrating this special book launch for Tania Katan’s Creative Trespassing: How to Put the Spark and Joy Back Into Your Work and Life. Creative disruptor, inspirational speaker…

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Dog Days @SMoCA

Sat, Mar 2, 6:00 p.m.| Ticketed

Bring your canine friend to SMoCA for an evening of curated play and refreshments for you and your pup, including a special sunset viewing in James Turrell’s Knight Rise Skyspace….

Flavor Lab: Collaborate, Decorate, Celebrate!

Flavor Lab: Collaborate, Decorate, Celebrate!

Sat, Mar 16, 12:00 p.m.| Ticketed

Decorate your cake and eat it too! Come celebrate SMoCA’s 20th birthday and learn decorating skills from the experts at Pixy Cakes as they guide participants in creating decorations for…

Under the Wire

Now Showing @SMoCA: Under the Wire

Thu, Mar 21, 7:00 p.m.| Ticketed

Under the Wire (2018) is a documentary film about two journalists covering war-ravaged Syria, only one of them surviving to tell the story. Following the film is a discussion with…

Programs for Schools

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 8 p.m. on Friday and Saturday.
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James Marshall (a.k.a. Dalek), Radiate, 2014-2018. Latex paint on wall. SMoCA Lounge. Commissioned by the Scottsdale Museum of Contemporary Art. Photo: © Sean Deckert / Calnicean Projects

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