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Scottsdale Public Art, SMoCA to host British installation artist

Bruce Munro

British artist Bruce Munro is taking his talents across the pond this year to delight Scottsdale Public Art and Scottsdale Museum of Contemporary Art (SMoCA) visitors with light-based art installations as part of a Valley-wide art series called Desert Radiance. An artist with international acclaim, Munro has been lauded across the world and participated in exhibits from the Victoria… Read More →

Valley Leadership Announces 2013 Man & Women of the Year

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Valley Leadership announces Gary Trujillo and Ellie Ziegler as the organization’s 2013 Man & Woman of the Year. The pair will be honored for their long-term contribution and commitment to our community at an awards luncheon in March 2014. This will be the 65th Annual Man & Woman of the Year Luncheon. Trujillo has demonstrated… Read More →

Valley Leadership Announces 2013 Man & Women of the Year

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Valley Leadership announces Gary Trujillo and Ellie Ziegler as the organization’s 2013 Man & Woman of the Year. The pair will be honored for their long-term contribution and commitment to our community at an awards luncheon in March 2014. This will be the 65th Annual Man & Woman of the Year Luncheon. Trujillo has demonstrated… Read More →

Scottsdale Cultural Council CEO Resigns

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Scottsdale Cultural Council President and CEO William H. Banchs has announced his resignation from the nonprofit organization effective August 31. Banchs plans to return to Miami to pursue new professional opportunities. “During Bill’s five-and-a-half-year tenure he worked successfully to completely restructure and reorganize the Cultural Council’s governance and management, and to strengthen its development programs,”… Read More →

43rd Annual Scottsdale Arts Festival Offers Food, Music and Fun for All Ages

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Scottsdale Center for the Performing Arts will present the 43rd annual Scottsdale Arts Festival Friday, Saturday and Sunday, March 8–10, in Scottsdale Civic Center Park. The Scottsdale Arts Festival showcases nearly 200 jury-selected artists from throughout the United States and Canada who work in painting, sculpture, glass and ceramics, jewelry, photography and more. Works of art are… Read More →

43RD ANNUAL SCOTTSDALE ARTS FESTIVAL LINEUP OFFERS FUN FOR ALL

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Scottsdale Center for the Performing Arts will present the 43rd annual Scottsdale Arts Festival Friday, Saturday and Sunday, March 8–10, in Scottsdale Civic Center Park. The Scottsdale Arts Festival showcases nearly 200 jury-selected artists from throughout the United States and Canada who work in painting, sculpture, glass and ceramics, jewelry, photography and more. Works of… Read More →

Experience "The Human Touch" Art Exhibit

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Scottsdale Museum of Contemporary Art (SMoCA) is hosting pieces from the expressive exhibit “The Human Touch,” on display now through April 28. The collection works to redefine what typical portraits reflect. It used to be that portraits only depicted those who could afford to pay for them. “The Human Touch” art exhibit strives to include… Read More →

Top 5: Arizona Museums (Fall-Winter 2012)

Top 5: Arizona Museums, Experience AZ, Fall-Winter 2012

The Top 5 Arizona Museums — as voted on by Experience AZ readers: Musical Instrument Museum 4725 E. Mayo Blvd., Phoenix, AZ 85050 (480) 478-6000 themim.org At the first global musical-insturment museum, nearly 300 exhibits immerse visitors in the sights and sounds of the world’s instruments. Phoenix Art Museum 1625 N. Central Ave., Phoenix, AZ… Read More →

Top 5: Arizona Museums (Spring-Summer 2012)

Top 5 Arizona Museums (Spring-Summer 2012)

The Top 5 Arizona Museums — as voted on by Experience AZ readers: Heard Museum 2301 N. Central Ave., Phoenix, AZ 85004 602-252-8848 heard.org Experience the myriad cultures and art of American Indians in 10 world-class exhibit galleries, plus enjoy sculpture courtyards, superb dining and shopping for your own uniquely Southwestern gifts and art. Scottsdale… Read More →

Free Museums In Arizona

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Every year, the International Council of Museums chooses a day in May as International Museum Day. This year that day is on Friday, May 18. Many Central Arizona museums are hosts of special events during this month and offer discounted or free admission. However, getting your daily dose of culture doesn’t have to break the… Read More →