• Jenny Holzer, Ribs, 2010. Eleven LED signs with blue, red and white diodes, text: US government documents, 58 1/4 x 5 1/4 x 5 3/4 inches each. Courtesy of the artist and Cheim & Read, New York. © 2010 Jenny Holzer, member Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York. Photo: Richard-Max Tremblay

    Covert Operations: Investigating the Known Unknowns


    Sep 28 – Jan 11, 2015

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    Spy Studio


    Sep 23 – Jan 18, 2015

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  • 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)


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Covert Operations Symposium

Nov 22|1:00p| Ticketed

Stop Asking and Start Questioning: Information, Secrecy and Surveillance Since 9/11 Artists Hasan Elahi and David Taylor speak about their artwork, field research and motivations to investigate electronic surveillance, terrorist profiling…

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BLACK FRIDAY

Nov 28|10:00a| Free

Spend Black Friday with the Store@SMoCA Nov 28 │ 10am-9pm (extended hours) │ Free Come to the store@SMoCA to kick off your holiday shopping with special discounts. Up to 60% off on creative…

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Documentary Video Art Night

Dec 4|7:00p| Free

Be the first to see new experimental documentary shorts in this showcase of work by ASU’s emerging media artists. Presented in collaboration with the Fall 2014 Documentary Video Art Course,…

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Sunrise in the Skyspace

Dec 19|6:45a| Ticketed

Join the early birds during this exclusive Friends of SMoCA event. Enjoy coffee and croissants and experience the magic of sunrise in James Turrell’s Knight Rise Skyspace. RSVP required: [email protected] To become…

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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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