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Scottsdale Museum of Contemporary Art

7374 E 2nd St, Scottsdale, AZ 85251-5604
480-994-ARTS
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This is one of the Phoenix area's leading modern art museums.
  • Excellent34%
  • Very good22%
  • Average22%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible12%
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7374 E 2nd St, Scottsdale, AZ 85251-5604
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Reviewed 1 week ago

A nice modern art collection in a striking building . A pleasant way to get indoors for an hour or so.

Thank 55Mako75
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Ocean of Lights exhibit was definitely the highlight of our visit. The Museum is a three room gallery and features an eclectic mix of art. Take a walk through the grounds; lots to enjoy. And visit the larger gallery shop around the corner from the...More

Thank Jaypea_5
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I love going to SMCA, they have super up to date exhibits really cool installations and I learn a lot every time I go. The building is so interesting too.

Thank GilbertCustomer
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Only a few rooms but really interesting works on display. We saw an installation called 'Ocean of Light' (I think?) which was amazing!!

Thank anorth52
Reviewed 4 June 2017 via mobile

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.

Thank Danita Thomas H
Reviewed 12 May 2017

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

Thank R P
Reviewed 30 April 2017

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.

Thank Laura L
Reviewed 20 April 2017

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

1  Thank Chris S
Reviewed 27 March 2017

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

Thank ragpast
Reviewed 23 March 2017

We enjoyed wandering through the museum. Very interesting artwork. Only need about an hour to go through it. Best of all...it was FREE,

Thank Sue H
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