• Now Playing: Video 1999–2019


    Feb 16 – May 12, 2019

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  • Janel Garza: Environ


    Dec 14 – Jan 1, 2020

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upcoming events

Under the Wire

Now Showing @SMoCA: Under the Wire

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

To deepen the experience of the exhibition Now Playing, and specifically Candice Breitz’s Love Story (2016), SMoCA presents a film that looks to the source of a major refugee crisis….

Photo: Charles Darr

Trivia Night @SMoCA:
Film Buff Edition

Fri, Mar 29, 7:00 p.m.| Ticketed

So you think you’re a film junkie? Comedian Anwar Newton hosts an evening of trivia designed to test your film knowledge to the limit. Bring along fellow film lovers, and…

Level It @SMoCA
Art Handling Basics

Sat, Mar 30, and Sun, Mar 31, 9 a.m. – 4 p.m.| Ticketed

SMoCA presents two days of workshops for women-identified art handlers, artists, and art lovers. All skill levels are welcome to learn with Level It: Women’s Art Handlers Network. Expert instructors,…

Photo: Charles Darr

Mystery in the Museum:
Mayhem at the Matinee

Sat, Apr 6, 6:00 p.m.| Ticketed

You are cordially invited to a red carpet movie premiere . . . where a little mayhem may be unleashed. The only way to make it through the chaos is…

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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