• SMoCA Mix 2016

    SMoCA Mix

    May 7 I 6:00p

  • Betye Saar, Still Ticking, 2005. Mixed media assemblage, 29 1/2 x 19 x 16 in. Courtesy the artist and Roberts & Tilton, Culver City, California. © Betye Saar

    Betye Saar: Still Tickin’

    Jan 30 – May 1, 2016

  • Pedestal Corner

    Permanent Collection / Impermanent Museum

    May 14 – Oct 2, 2016

  • Mel Roman

    Mel Roman: Coming Out Under Fire

    May 21 – Oct 2, 2016

  • Sama Alshaibi 'Silsila

    southwestNET Sama Alshaibi: Silsila

    Jun 4 – Sep 18, 2016

  • Public Trust exhibition

    Public Trust: It’s About What We Do

    Jun 4 – Sep 18, 2016

  • James Marshall (a.k.a. Dalek), Shift, 2014. Latex paint on wall. The Store@SMoCA and Nancy and Art Schwalm Sculpture Courtyard. Co-commissioned by the Scottsdale Museum of Contemporary Art and Scottsdale Public Art. Photo: © Sean Deckert / Calnicean Projects

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

    Currently On View


upcoming events

SMoCA Mix 2016


May 7|6:00 pm| Ticketed

SMoCA Mix: Fashionably Avant-Garde brings provocative fashion, lively entertainment and art together for one night only! For three years, SMoCA Mix has delightfully surprised friends and supporters but the 2016…

Jokes N Pollock

Stand-Up@SMoCA: Jokes ‘n Pollock

Apr 29|7:00 pm| Ticketed

Art is funny. This time around, the joke’s on us. Join us for the splashing season finale of our stand-up series and enjoy the lighter side of contemporary art. We…

Julie Bell Yoga Scottsdale


Apr 30|11:00 am| Ticketed

Join local yoga teacher Julie Tuomisto-Bell (500-hour teacher training certified) for SMoCAsana: an all-levels, 60-minute yoga flow class in the SMoCA Lounge. Following the class, accompany Curator of Programming Peter…

Betsy Schneider SMoCA

Artist Talk: Betsy Schneider: Teaching Gym

May 5|7:00 pm| Free

“Those who can’t do, teach; those who can’t teach, teach gym.” Woody Allen’s pithy line from Annie Hall (1977) serves as the springboard for Betsy Schneider’s lecture, Teaching Gym. For…

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 9:00p on Fri & Sat with free museum admission after 5:00p.
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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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