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Scottsdale museum of contemporary art

Scottsdale & Phoenix Art Venues

Scottsdale is home to home more 100 art galleries and is considered a mecca for art collectors. Galleries are dedicated to exhibiting the finest visual art from all over the world. A favorite gallery for art enthusiasts is The Calvin Charles Gallery, Scottsdale’s premier contemporary art gallery. This gallery brings together an eclectic mix of international artists. Explore all your options here.

Scottsdale Art Walk

Scottsdale Art Walk

One of Old Town Scottsdale’s premiere events, the Scottsdale Art Walk has been a Paradise Valley tradition for 40 years. Peruse artworks of all kinds at locations along Marshall Way and Main Street every Thursday evening. Nearly 100 galleries open their doors for this weekly event, earning the art walk the moniker “America’s Original Art Walk.”

Scottsdale Museum of the West: Western Spirit

Experience Scottsdale Museum of the West, Paradise Valley’s newest museum. The museum honors the significance of the American West through art, interactive exhibits, and special events. Find the Museum of the West in the eclectic arts and cultural district in downtown Scottsdale, just 10 minutes from Sanctuary.

Scottsdale Museum of the West

Heard Museum front entrance

Heard Museum

A world class destination known for its fine collections celebrating American Indian cultures and art. Originally founded by philanthropists Dwight and Maie Heard in 1929 the museum has grown in size and stature over the years. Their mission is to educate visitors and promote a greater understanding of the indigenous peoples of the Americas with an emphasis on the Southwest. The Heard Museum is open Mon-Sat 9:30-5 and Sun 11-5 and is located about 20 minutes from Sanctuary near downtown Phoenix.”