7374 E 2nd St
Scottsdale, AZ 85251-4414
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Five galleries and a sculpture garden make up the nucleus of this facility. Additional exhibits of interest include displays of international art, architecture and design, with a predominant focus on hometown attributes. The focus of the SMoCA is not on art from the past, but rather cutting edge contemporary art that deals in the thoughts and concerns of today. The museum is also home to the new SMoCA Lounge--designed as an accessible community space for creativity, imagination and contemplation. The Lounge features a film series, Lit Lounge events that bring together local writers and musicians, and a popular Brown Bag lecture series.
Best for Family-Friendly Museums Because: Scottsdale Museum of Contemporary Art offers kid-friendly displays designed to expose the little ones to contemporary art.
Best for Free Things to Do Because: Scottsdale Museum of Contemporary Art presents cutting edge modern art in an always unique and accessible fashion.