• 15-16-Summer Opening Image-500x500

    Summer Opening


    Jun 3, 7:00 – 9:00p

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  • Pedestal Corner

    Permanent Collection / Impermanent Museum


    May 14 – Oct 2, 2016

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  • Mel Roman

    Mel Roman: Coming Out Under Fire


    May 21 – Oct 2, 2016

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  • Sama Alshaibi 'Silsila

    southwestNET Sama Alshaibi: Silsila


    Jun 4 – Sep 18, 2016

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  • Public Trust exhibition

    Public Trust: It’s About What We Do


    Jun 4 – Sep 18, 2016

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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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  • SMoCA Mix 2016

    Thank You


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upcoming events

Smoca summer opening

Summer Opening

Jun 3|7:00 pm| Free

Mix and mingle with curators and artists to celebrate SMoCA’s exciting season.

Sketcing In the Galleries

Sketching in the Galleries

Jun 9|6:30 pm| Free

Bring your sketchpads and pencils to SMoCA for a rewarding experience, sketching in the exhibition Sama Alshaibi: Silsila.

SMoCAsana: Nicole Ballantyne

SMoCAsana: Nicole Ballantyne

Jun 11|11:00 am| Ticketed

Join instructor Nicole Ballantyne for SMoCAsana: an all-levels, 60-minute yoga flow class in the SMoCA Lounge.

The Great Museum

The Great Museum

Jun 16|7:00 pm| Ticketed

Director Johannes Holzhausen offers a glimpse of the day-to-day routine at the Kunsthistorisches Museum in Vienna, focusing primarily on the micro-dramas of museum employees.

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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