• NKAME: A Retrospective of Cuban Printmaker Belkis Ayón (1967-1999)

    Oct 13 – Jan 20, 2019

  • Double Agents: Carla Fernández and Pedro Reyes

    Oct 27 – Feb 3, 2019


upcoming events

The Jealous Curator Podcast and Book Signing

Sat, Nov 17, 3:00 p.m.| Ticketed

Meet the creative mind behind The Jealous Curator, Danielle Krysa, as she records an intimate podcast featuring local artists. Join us afterward for a book signing of her latest published…

documentary video art

Documentary Video Art Festival

Thu, Nov 29, 7:00 p.m.| Free

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

Cider Corps

Flavor Lab: Cider Corps

Fri, Dec 7, 7:00 p.m.| Ticketed

Get in the holiday spirit with a new spin on an old classic. Come meet the people behind Arizona’s first cidery, Cider Corps, and sample a flight of their latest…

Trivia Night

Trivia Night @SMoCA:
Holiday Edition

Fri, Dec 14, 7:00 p.m.| Ticketed

Comedian Anwar Newton hosts an evening rich with holiday-themed movie, TV and music references to test your pop culture IQ. Drop some knowledge on us to win prizes and become…

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 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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