We enjoyed the light display that was interactive and some of the compelling art. Not sure it was worth $20 but glad to support art even though this was not one of our favorite visits.
About Scottsdale Museum of Contemporary Art
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The building is lovely in many aspects and when my Mother and I visited on Wednesday, the admission was free, but I gave a small donation. The lovely front desk lady explained to us that the museum only has currently two exhibits running and a...More
Very disappointed in the exhibits. I have visited this museum before and found exhibits interesting, not this time. The building is beautiful and the location is great.
Luckily we visited on a free evening, otherwise I would have been very disappointed. I've visited contemporary museums in many cities, and this seems more like a collection of items that people donated because they no longer wanted them in their home. A collection of...More
First, you should only visit this museum on Thursdays, because it is free the whole day, and on Friday evenings, because it is also free. The double digit admission fee is not worth the visit however. I will first cite a few good things about...More
We enjoyed wandering through the museum. Very interesting artwork. Only need about an hour to go through it. Best of all...it was FREE,
This isn't a very big museum. There were four galleries and one sculpture garden. Two of the galleries were a little boring to me. One gallery had a movie about Compton. I enjoyed that. Then the final gallery actually had some art. I enjoyed walking...More
We were disappointed with our visit to the museum. It was very small and there was only one room with paintings. The rest of the space was used for films which were not interesting at all. Some of the films were disturbing. For a town...More
The museum was free on the Sunday I attended and had a particularly interesting film/video exhibit of artists and autobiography. Interesting space. Worth the stopover when in the area.
SMOCA is a small but vibrant museum in the Scottsdale Civic Center. Renovated by WIll Bruder from a former movie theater, the space is attractive and easy to visit. The shows are often some of the most interesting in town.