• Pitseolak Ashoona

    Akunnittinni: A Kinngait Family Portrait

    February 3 – May 27

  • Wild Thing: Adventures with the Permanent Collection

    May 19 – September 30

  • southwestNET: Acid Baroque

    February 10 – May 20, 2018

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

    Currently On View

  • Refik Anadol: Infinity Room

    May 26 – September 30

  • Summer Opening Celebration

    June 8, 7:00 – 9:00p

  • Lydia Okumura: Situations

    June 9 – October 14


upcoming events

Andrea Hanley

Curator Talk: Andrea Hanley

Thu, May 24, 7:00 p.m.| Free

Curator Andrea R. Hanley, Navajo, from the IAIA Museum of Contemporary Native Arts in Santa Fe, New Mexico, will join us to speak about the exhibition Akunnittinni: A Kinngait Family…

Dog Days @SMoCA

Dog Days @SMoCA

Sat, May 26, 6:00 p.m.| Ticketed

In honor of the exhibition Wild Thing, visitors are invited to bring their canine friends for a special guided walk in the park to take a closer look at public…

Artist Talk: Lydia Okumura

Thu, Jun 7, 7:00 p.m.| Free

Join artist Lydia Okumura and Rachel Adams, senior curator of exhibitions at UB Art Galleries, for a sneak peek of the exhibition, Lydia Okumura: Situations. Learn firsthand about the works…

Summer Opening Celebration

Fri, Jun 8, 7:00 p.m.| Free

Celebrate another season of new exhibitions at SMoCA. Chat with curators, mingle with artists and explore the exhibitions. Cash bar.

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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