• 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

Pedro Reyes

Amendment to the Amendment Workshop with Pedro Reyes

Thu, Oct 25, 6:00 p.m.| Free

In a time when voices matter, join artist Pedro Reyes in the radical act of rewriting the Second Amendment to the U.S. Constitution.   RSVP *RSVP does not guarantee a…

Carla and Pedro

Artist Talk: Carla Fernández and Pedro Reyes

Thu, Oct 25, 7:00 p.m.| Free

Listen to the artists behind the exhibition Double Agents, which opens Oct. 27, as they discuss their ideas of agency in a time of urgency.   RSVP *RSVP does not…

Fall Opening Party

Fri, Oct 26, 7–9 p.m. | Free

Join us to celebrate another season of new exhibitions at SMoCA. Chat with curators, mingle with artists, explore new exhibitions and enjoy a special performance by artist M. Jenea Sanchez….

Mystery in the Museum Counterspy Code

Mystery in the Museum:
The Counterspy Code

Sat, Nov 10, 6:00 p.m.| Ticketed

New recruits, The Agency is calling upon you for a top secret mission. Follow clues, crack codes and puzzle your way to becoming the top agents in the field. Come…

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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