With more than 125 galleries and museums, the exciting downtown Scottsdale Art & Shopping Districts, a number of fine performing arts venues, and architectural wonders including Frank Lloyd Wright’s Taliesin West, Scottsdale is a year-round celebration of the arts. Collectors and admirers alike will enjoy the Scottsdale Art Walk, a Thursday night tradition in which galleries stay open late and welcome the public to special exhibit openings and artist receptions. Those interested in Scottsdale’s cultural heritage won’t want to miss the world-renowned Heard Museum and the seasonal Native Trails Festivals. No matter what form of art or culture you crave, you’ll find it in Scottsdale. Join the celebration! These art galleries feature traditional fine art and contemporary art, Southwest art, Native American art, Indian pottery, sculpture, paintings, prints, fine art photography, and other types of visual art. If you’re interested in purchasing or collecting art, or perhaps you just enjoy visiting galleries, the Scottsdale Art District Gallery Map will guide you to the many of the art galleries in Scottsdale, Arizona.
THE SCOTTSDALE WATERFRONT UPCOMING EVENTS
8TH ANNUAL WATERFRONT FINE ART & WINE FESTIVAL
FEBRUARY 08 – 10, 2019
Thunderbird Artists, producer of award-winning fine art and wine festivals, lines the banks of the Scottsdale Waterfront with the greatest selection of juried fine arts, fine wines, delectable chocolates and musicians in the Southwest for the Waterfront Fine Art & Wine Festival. Patrons love strolling throughout spectacular paintings, bronzes, glass, stone, copper, clay sculptures, photogrpahy and jewelry, while listening to live musical entertainment and sipping fine wines. The Scottsdale Waterfront is a superb backdrop, which adds romance to the event with reflections across the waters.
Downtown Scottsdale, 7135 E. Camelback Road, Scottsdale, AZ 85251
Admission $3.00 – Hours 10am – 5pm
Wine Tasting Ticket with Souvenir Glass $10.00
Free public parking on the North side of the canal in the public parking garage adjacent to Nordstrom’s (over 2,000 spaces). Please be vigilant about the timed spaces.
RECURRING WEEKLY ON THURSDAY
Internationally known as a mecca for art collectors, Scottsdale is home to more than 100 galleries, dedicated to exhibiting the finest visual art from around the world as well as outstanding local Arizona art. Scottsdale’s ArtWalk began in 1975 and are celebrated throughout the Old Town Scottsdale Art District every Thursday from 7 p.m to 9 p.m. It gives individuals the opportunity to stroll at your own pace, wander into galleries through a festive area enjoying dramatic status, bubbling fountains, tree-covered courtyards, famed restaurants and live music.
Scottsdale, AZ 85251