• Wild Thing: Adventures with the Permanent Collection

    May 19 – September 30

  • Refik Anadol: Infinity Room

    May 26 – September 30

    Timed entry is required to view this exhibition, and a limited number of patrons are permitted for each time of entry. Please anticipate wait times, especially during hours of free admission.

  • Lydia Okumura: Situations

    June 9 – October 14


upcoming events

Yard Games for Art

Yard Games for Art

Fri, Aug 24, 7:00 p.m.| Ticketed

The outdoors come inside the cool museum, out of the summer heat. There’s nothing like some healthy competition among friends in these classic yard games with a SMoCA twist. The…

Refik Anadol

Artist Talk: Refik Anadol

Thu, Aug 30, 7:00 p.m.| Free

Los Angeles-based artist Refik Anadol discusses how media and design inform his art practice and talks about the technology behind his works, such as Infinity Room. Born in Istanbul, Turkey,…

How-to @SMoCA: Salon Wall Hanging

Sat, Sep 8, 12:00 p.m.| Ticketed

Have you ever wished the art in your home could look like a museum? Join SMoCA Exhibitions Manager Laura Best and Acting Director Jennifer McCabe as they give a crash…

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Prospective Docent Coffee

Thu, Sep 20, 9:00 a.m.| Free

Join us for an informative coffee meet-up to learn about SMoCA’s Docent Program. This lively meeting will include a free docent-guided tour of the museum’s current exhibitions. located in the…

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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