• Pitseolak Ashoona

    Akunnittinni: A Kinngait Family Portrait

    February 3 – May 27

  • southwestNET: Acid Baroque

    February 10 – May 20, 2018

  • Today’s Norms Are Tomorrow’s Luxuries
    Luis Alfonso Villalobos

    February 17—May 13, 2018

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

    Currently On View

  • cheese slice

    Authenticated Cheese Slice from Cheese Grid by The Art Guys

    Sep 13 – Mar 28, 2018


upcoming events

Dan Savage

Out@SMoCA: Dan Savage

Thu, Apr 5, 7:00 p.m.| Ticketed

Writer, TV personality and activist Dan Savage joins us to discuss his frank approach to social commentary and activism. Signed copies of one of Savage’s books will be raffled to…

FYI: Trivia Night @SMoCA

Fri, Apr 20, 7:00 p.m.| Ticketed

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

Documentary Video Art Festival

Thu, Apr 26, 7:00 p.m.| Sold Out

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…

Unwind @SMoCA

Wed, May 2, 5:00 p.m.| Ticketed

Feeling the mid-week blues? Head over to SMoCA for an exclusive after-hours wind-down session with guided meditation in the James Turrell Knight Rise Skyspace, curator-led coloring activities with cocktails and…

Programs for Kids

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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