• Wild Thing: Adventures with the Permanent Collection


    May 19 – September 30

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  • 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.

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  • Lydia Okumura: Situations


    June 9 – October 14

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upcoming events

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The Art of Mindfulness Meditation Series

Sat, Sep 15, 22 and 29, 10:30 a.m.| Sold Out

The Art of Mindfulness Meditation Series Attend one or all of our three-part workshops in The Art of Mindfulness Meditation Series $12 each or all three for $30. Bring your…

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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…

Museum Day 2018

Sat, Sep 22, Noon – 9 p.m.| Free

SMoCA will be free to all patrons on Saturday, Sept. 22, as part of Smithsonian magazine’s 14th annual Museum Day. During the event, participating museums across the United States emulate…

Art Handlers Triathlon

Thu, Oct 4, 7:00 p.m.| Free

Join us for this third annual event where art world professionals and museum workers step into the spotlight to compete for the coveted Golden Level trophy. Pick your favorite Valley…

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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