A Museum Devoted To Contemporary Art, Architecture & Design

The Scottsdale Museum of Contemporary Art (SMoCA) is an educational institution dedicated to presenting exhibitions of contemporary and modern art, architecture and design. Global in its focus, SMoCA is a gathering place to experience contemporary art and culture. Our aim is to connect visitors to the dynamic art and ideas of our time and explore the possibilities of innovation, creativity and expression. Join us, join the fun!




During the COVID-19 crisis, our doors are temporarily closed until further notice. For more details, visit ScottsdaleArts.org/notices.

Closed Mondays and major holidays

Tuesday, 11 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Wednesday, 11 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Thursday, 11 a.m. – 8 p.m.
Friday, 11 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Saturday, 11 a.m. – 8 p.m.
Sunday, 11 a.m. – 5 p.m.


$10 Adults
$7 Students
$7 seniors (65+) and veterans
Free with a ONE Membership
Free admission with active membership in the North American Reciprocal Museum (NARM) Program. Learn more
Free 15 and Under
Free on Thursdays
Free on second Saturday of every month

Groups of 10 or more must reserve a timed-entry before visiting the Museum.

To find out more information, or to reserve your timed-entry please visit our Groups and Tours page.

The Museum reserves the right to refuse groups who have not scheduled a timed-entry for their visit due to capacity restrictions.


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.

*Note: Drinkwater Boulevard is closed between Indian School and Second Street for construction. Alternate route: from Indian School, turn left on Miller; turn right on Osborn; turn right on Drinkwater; turn left 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)