SMoCA Archives

SMoCA will present Henry Rollins on March 30

Scottsdale Museum of Contemporary Art (SMoCA) will present a moderated conversation with prolific musician, writer, journalist, actor and activist Henry Rollins on Thursday, March 30, at 6 p.m. in the Virginia G. Piper Theater at the Scottsdale Center for Performing Arts. The evening with Rollins is part of the Museum’s ongoing Out@SMoCA series, which celebrates… Read More →

Scottsdale Public Art, SMoCA to host British installation artist

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 →

Sara Cochran named SMoCA Interim Director and Curator

Scottsdale Museum of Contemporary Art (SMoCA) Associate Director, Curator and Educator Dr. Sara Cochran has been appointed the Museum’s interim director and curator. Cochran will begin her new responsibilities on May 18, 2015, taking over from SMoCA Director Dr. Timothy Rodgers, who has announced his resignation. Cochran and Rodgers will work together in the coming… Read More →

Grocery Bags For Art

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The Scottsdale Museum of Contemporary Art (SMoCA) is hosting a fundraising event, Grocery Bagging for Art, Aug. 16 at 7 p.m. The fundraiser is part of SMoCA’s Arm Wrestling for Art fundraiser and also collates with SMoCA’s exhibit Stocked: Contemporary Art from the Grocery Aisles. The event also comes after SMoCA presented the film Ready,… 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 →