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Scottsdale Museum of Contemporary Art

7374 E 2nd St, Scottsdale, AZ 85251-5604
480-994-ARTS
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Interesting museum on a rainy day

This was a very nice, if small, art museum. I am a lover of impressionist art, so I did not connect... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Napervillia
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Interesting

This is a pretty small museum, but the content is very interesting. It’s definitely worth a visit... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Samantha F
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This is one of the Phoenix area's leading modern art museums.
  • Excellent33%
  • Very good28%
  • Average20%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible11%
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7374 E 2nd St, Scottsdale, AZ 85251-5604
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"small museum"
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"light exhibit"
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"changing exhibits"
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"entire space"
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"on display"
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"worth a stop"
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"paolo soleri"
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"phoenix area"
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"old town"
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"installation"
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"media"
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"aboriginal"
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"library"
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This was a very nice, if small, art museum. I am a lover of impressionist art, so I did not connect with all of the art in the first room. The second exhibit was of the art of a family of Inuit women. I really...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is a pretty small museum, but the content is very interesting. It’s definitely worth a visit, especially in a free admissions night

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Museum has four changing exhibits. Free on Thursday. Worth a stop to beat the afternoon heat. Would be nice if they offered a narrated tour.

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Reviewed 16 March 2018

Although we've been to the Phoenix area many times, this was our first visit to the Art Museum. We saw an interesting, docent led tour of the unusual clothing designed by a young Dutch designer who incorporated into her designs elements of architecture and whimsy....More

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Reviewed 5 March 2018

We visited this place after 5 PM, I think, and it happens to be free entry after that point. Which was a nice surprise!! :) This place has 3-4 main viewing areas, and each has very distinct exhibits. My daughter liked the architectural sections. However,...More

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Reviewed 5 March 2018 via mobile

A small collection right now but I have no doubt that it will expand! A thought provoking experience & the staff is welcoming, knowledgeable, & helpful! The immediate area offers many interesting places to explore+enjoy...make a day of it & include lunch or dinner in...More

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Reviewed 2 March 2018

Given the art-forward, modern design orientation of the city, we were surprised at the limited space in the museum. Indeed one room is given over to a lounge-type environment with videos. The Solari exhibit was comprehensive and was time-appropriate after our Taliesin West tour. The...More

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Reviewed 11 February 2018

They have a James Terrel sky room, very nice, quiet and lovely, the building is quite good, large gift shop, nice friendly staff

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Reviewed 28 January 2018

We visited the Scottsdale Museum of Contemporary Art for a brief visit to view the Paolo Soleri exhibit, which was closing that weekend. The museum is located next to the Scottsdale municipal building, and there is a multistory parking deck nearby which appears to offer...More

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Reviewed 10 January 2018

Unexpected find in the civic cultural area. Unique collection of Soleri's works-sketch books, models, drawings, posters. Australian artwork also quite fascinating.

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