A Museum Devoted To Contemporary Art, Architecture & Design

While the Museum has three galleries closed during the installation of two new exhibitions we’ll be updating our admissions policy through May 7, 2021.

The Museum will allow 8 visitors every 30 minutes to maintain social distancing. Tickets will be available in 30-minute intervals. The last ticket reservation for the day is at 4:30 p.m.

Important Note: That an inherent risk of exposure to COVID-19 exists in any public place where people are present. By visiting the Museum, you voluntarily assume all risks related COVID-19 exposure. Review our Reopening Guidelines to learn more about SMoCA’s policies and procedures.

For additional questions, please contact SMoCA’s admissions at 480-874-4666 during regular business hours or email SMoCA@ScottsdaleArts.org.




Closed Mondays, Tuesdays, and major holidays.

Wednesday, 11 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Thursday, 11 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Friday, 11 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Saturday, 11 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Sunday, 11 a.m. – 5 p.m.

Special Hours

Friday, May 7, 11 a.m. — 4 p.m.

The Museum and Shop@SMoCA will be closing early at 4 p.m. to accommodate an exclusive Scottsdale Arts ONE Member preview of the exhibition Voice-Over: Zineb Sedira and And It’s Built on the Sacred.


Half price admission through May 7, 2021.
While three of our galleries are closed as we install a new exhibition, we’re offering half price admission. Please check our exhibitions page for more information about current and upcoming exhibitions.

$10 Non-members
$7 Students, Seniors (65+), and veterans
Free with a ONE Membership

Free admission for the following:
Healthcare workers (with valid hospital or equivalent ID), 18 & younger, active membership in the North American Reciprocal Museum (NARM) Program, ONE Member guest passes, and culture passes can reserve free tickets in-person, by email at SMoCA@ScottsdaleArts.org, or by phone at 480-874-4666.

Free on Thursdays and every second Saturday of the month. FREE tickets must be reserved in advanced.

Important Update

Timed Admissions Now Required

Groups of six (6) must reserve a timed-entry before visiting the Museum.

Due to COVID-19 restrictions and precautions all tours are temporarily suspended. Learn More.


Main Phone Lines

SMoCA Store: 480.874.4666

Admin & Curatorial: 480.874.4640

Programming: 480.874.4639

Development: 480.874.4609

Education: 480.425.5348

Marketing: 480.874.4653



Driving Directions

The Scottsdale Museum of Contemporary Art is located at 7374 East Second Street in Scottsdale.

North – From North Scottsdale: Take Scottsdale Road south, turn left on Second Street, turn left on Wells Fargo Avenue.


South – From the Red Mountain Freeway (202): Take exit 7 for Scottsdale Road north 3.5 miles, turn right on Second Street, turn left on Wells Fargo Avenue.


East – From the Pima Freeway (101): Take exit 47 for Indian School Road west 2 miles, turn left on Drinkwater Boulevard, turn right on Second Street, turn right on Wells Fargo Avenue.


West – From Phoenix: Take Indian School Road east, turn right on Scottsdale Road, turn left on Second Street, turn left on Wells Fargo Avenue.




Free parking available in parking garage behind Los Olivos restaurant or on Drinkwater Blvd in the Civic Center Library parking garage. Additional, free parking is available at the Civic Center Lot and Garage (Wells Fargo Avenue), Old Town Parking Corral (East Second Street and Brown Avenue) and Pepperwood Lot (East First Avenue at Buckboard Trail)