Gallery Guide

Scottsdale and Greater Phoenix boast an impressive arts community. To help you navigate all there is to see, we’ve prepared the following list of select area visual-arts venues. Many galleries and museums operate on a seasonal basis, so call ahead for hours of operation and specific exhibit schedules.

CENTRAL

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HEARD MUSEUM

2301 N. Central Ave., Phoenix
heard.org
Internationally recognized for its vast collection of Native American art, both traditional and contemporary, and cultural artifacts. Opened in 1929, the museum boasts a collection of nearly 44,000 objects, as well as a number of spacious exhibit galleries, an education center, museum shop, café, and bookstore.

THE HIVE

2222 N. 16th St., Phoenix
hivephx.com
Colorful murals painted by a collaboration of dozens of different Phoenix artists, including Marcus Breeze illustrate the exterior walls of this community arts center. Live music, workshops, and events promoting cultural and community initiatives bring people together inside.

LISA SETTE GALLERY

210 E. Catalina Dr., Phoenix
lisasettegallery.com
Celebrating three decades of expression, this contemporary gallery displays paintings, photography, and sculpture. Nearly 40 local, national, and international artists represented. Exhibits change regularly.

PHOENIX ART MUSEUM

1625 N. Central Ave., Phoenix
phxart.org
This venerable museum boasts graceful decor, a sculpture garden, and glass-enclosed lobby, along with such favorite spaces as the Thorne Miniature Rooms and PhxArtKids children’s gallery. Houses an 18,000-piece permanent collection and hosts world-class traveling exhibits.

REVIVAL ART COLLECTIVE

335 W. McDowell Rd., Phoenix
revivalartcollective.com
Part gallery, part tattoo parlor, this space features the work of local artists, including Siege, Nicole McCord, Liz Provost, and Jay Espinoza. Revival Art Collective is a cooperative enterprise that encourages artists to unite and share their work.

THE TRUNK SPACE

1124 N. 3rd St., Phoenix
thetrunkspace.com
This avant-garde space located in the Grand Avenue arts district showcases the work of local artists representing a variety of mixed media. Also offers regularly scheduled live music and performance art pieces.


DOWNTOWN

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{9} THE GALLERY

1229 Grand Ave., Phoenix
9thegallery.com
A contemporary fine art gallery and creative space that incorporates music, poetry, dance, and workshops. Also offers a number of regular artists on display as well as meet and greets with artists.

ART AWAKENINGS

1014 N. 2nd St., Phoenix
artawakenings.org
A nonprofit outpatient clinic program of the Behavioral Health Agency, this unique gallery showcases artwork developed as part of creative-expression therapy by artists living with mental illness. New showings the first Friday of every month, in a variety of mediums.

BENTLEY GALLERY

215 E. Grant St., Phoenix
bentleygallery.coma
Represents dozens of national and international artists, including Dominique Blain, Hiro Yokose, and Jun Kaneko. Features contemporary and abstract paintings and sculpture, with monthly exhibitions during the winter high season.

EYE LOUNGE: A CONTEMPORARY ART SPACE

419 E. Roosevelt St., Phoenix
eyelounge.com
A contemporary art gallery with member artists, including Kit Abate and Elizabeth Odiorne. Offers artist receptions and solo or group exhibitions, with works in a variety of mediums.

FAIR TRADE CAFE

1020 N. 1st Ave., Phoenix
azfairtrade.com
This space exhibits pieces by local established and emerging artists working in all mediums. Showcases art that reflects on social-justice and human-rights issues. Exhibits change monthly with First Friday receptions.

FIVE15 ARTS GALLERY

1301 Grand Ave., Phoenix
five15arts.com
A collective, artist-run exhibition venue featuring Arizona artists. The gallery shows creative and original contemporary art, and has featured such artists as Susan Risi, Deborah Hodder, and many others.

THE ICEHOUSE

429 W. Jackson St., Phoenix
theicehouseaz.com
In the past, this historic building was used to manufacture ice blocks for the food industry, hence its current name. Today, the gallery space displays large-scale art installations, while musical performances and cultural events take place in a recently finished open-air entertainment venue.

MODIFIED ARTS

407 E. Roosevelt St., Phoenix
modifiedarts.org
Located in a small brick building in the heart of the Phoenix arts district, this gallery showcases work of all kinds, from photography and paintings to performance art. Also serves as a thriving venue for live music, theater, dance, and film.

MONORCHID

214 E. Roosevelt St., Phoenix
monorchid.com
As one of the largest art and gallery spaces along downtown Phoenix’s Roosevelt Row, the 14,000-square-foot Monorchid caters to a wide range of art events and functions, including showings of fine art and photography works.

PHOENIX AIRPORT MUSEUM

3800 E. Sky Harbor Blvd., Phoenix
skyharbor.com/museum
One of the largest airport museums in the nation, with more than 900 works of art, including sculpture, tile murals, fiber arts, Navajo weavings, paintings, ceramics, photographs, and fine art prints. Focuses on Arizona’s art and cultural heritage.

STEP GALLERY

605 E. Grant St., Phoenix
art.asu.edu/galleries-and-facilities/step-gallery
In conjunction with Arizona State University, Step Gallery serves as both an MFA-thesis exhibition space and a student-run gallery. Offers rotating exhibitions of work by graduate-student artists, faculty exhibitions, exchange exhibits from peer institutions, and more.


EAST

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ANDRE KOHN FINE ART

7034 E. Main St., Scottsdale
andrekohnfineart.com
Representing nationally and internationally acclaimed artists specializing in “soft” contemporary art. The gallery displays paintings, sculpture, and drawings. Artists include Andre Kohn, Svetlana Shalygina, and Andrey Kastashov.

ARIZONA WEST GALLERIES

7149 E. Main St., Scottsdale
Has offered 19th- and 20th-century American Western art, literature, books, posters, and artifacts for 41 years. Artists include the Taos founders, several California impressionists, works from Frank Cheatle, and a collection of cowboy collectibles and Western memorabilia. All mediums represented.

ART ONE GALLERY

4130 N. Marshall Way, Scottsdale
artonegalleryinc.com
Art One represents high school, college, and university students, as well as local emerging artists. Features constantly changing inventory, with new works arriving daily in all mediums.

BONNER DAVID GALLERIES

7040 E. Main St., Scottsdale
bonnerdavid.com
Carries traditional and contemporary art in all mediums, including bronze, stone, and ceramic sculpture, plus oil paintings. The gallery emphasizes education and hosts shows year-round.

DAVID STOCK NATIVE ART

7056 E. Main St., Ste. B, Scottsdale
knoxartifacts.com
Showcases antique American Indian art, specifically from the Southwest. Specializes in Navajo blankets and rugs, as well as other American Indian relics, such as weavings, pottery, baskets, and beadwork.

FAUST GALLERY

7100 E. Main St. #4, Scottsdale
faustgallery.com
Historic and contemporary American Indian art, including jewelry, paintings, sculpture, and Hopi, Navajo, and Pueblo pottery from such established local artists as Sonwai, Dina Huntinghorse, and Charles Loloma.

FFF MOVIE POSTERS

7013 E. Main St., Scottsdale
fffmovieposters.com
Features original, vintage, and collectible movie posters and stills from the 1920s to the present, including several signed photos from Hollywood legends.

FOUNTAIN HILLS ARTISTS’ GALLERY

16858 E. Avenue of the Fountains, Fountain Hills
fountainhillsartistsgallery.com
This artists’ cooperative showcases a diverse collection of art from nearly 40 artists. See works such as paintings in oil, acrylic, and pastel; mixed-media; sculpture in metal and wood; jewelry; ceramics; and photography.

GALLERY ANDREA

7019 E. Main St., Scottsdale
artandrea.com
Highlights the internationally recognized florals of Andrea de Kerpely-Zak. Sculpture, figurative, abstract, and landscape art of other artists are also featured in this spacious two-story gallery.

GEBERT CONTEMPORARY

7160 E. Main St., Scottsdale
gebertartaz.com
Local, national, and international midcareer and established artists, such as David Rothermel, Michelle Stuhl, and Diane Silver, show in this modern and contemporary art gallery. Features paintings, sculpture, works on paper, and photography, and hosts monthly exhibitions.

KING GALLERIES OF SCOTTSDALE

4168 N. Marshall Way, Scottsdale
kinggalleries.com
American Indian contemporary pottery by top artists, such as Virgil Ortiz, Susan Folwell, and Nathan Youngblood. Large selection of ceramics and pottery in a variety of styles and designs. Hosts many events and showings each year.

KNOX ARTIFACTS

7056 E. Main St., Ste B, Scottsdale
knoxartifacts.com
Specializing in historic and prehistoric art and artifacts. Features classical Greek, Roman, and Egyptian antiquities; Middle Eastern art; pre-Columbian sculpture; and American Indian relics, such as weavings, pottery, baskets, and beadwork.

THE LEGACY GALLERY

7178 E. Main St., Scottsdale
legacygallery.com
Specializing in Western, wildlife, landscape, cowboy, and American Indian art. Also features bronze and stone sculpture and hosts individual and group shows. Artists include Gayle Nason and Carrie Ballantyne.

LOTUS CONTEMPORARY ART

7077 E. Main St., Ste. 6, Scottsdale
A fine arts gallery, owned by award-winning artist Denise Fleisch, that presents vibrant exhibitions of abstract paintings. Lotus supports local artists and helps make positive changes to the local arts scene.

MAINVIEW GALLERY

7120 E. Main St., Scottsdale
mainviewgallery.com
Featuring sculptures and paintings—from landscapes to Western themed. Artists include Ed Copley, John D. Cogan, and Dusty Kinman. Events held every month, as well as during the Scottsdale ArtWalk.

THE MARSHALL GALLERY OF FINE ART

7106 E. Main St., Scottsdale
themarshallgallery.com
Representing more than 70 artists and featuring contemporary and abstract works. Displays ceramics, blown glass, paintings, and sculptures. Artists include Kathy Jones, Olga Krimon, and Roger Hayden Johnson. Shows and exhibitions offered throughout the year.

ON THE EDGE GALLERY

7050 E. 5th Ave., Scottsdale
ontheedgegallery.com
Showcasing the work of more than 40 local artists. Contemporary art in a range of mediums, including oils, watercolors, acrylics, pastels, ceramics, stained and leaded glass, metal sculpture, tile mosaics, fused glass, jewelry, and wood sculpture.

OVERLAND GALLERY OF FINE ART

7155 E. Main St., Scottsdale
overlandgallery.com
Specializing in original masterworks of Russian impressionism from the Soviet period and American representational art. More than 75 artists represented, with focus placed on talent, training, and technique.

ROCK STAR GALLERY

15220 N. Kierland Blvd., Ste. 160, Scottsdale
rockstargallery.net
Fine celebrity art and signed music memorabilia from classic rock artists including Aerosmith, Led Zeppelin, Fleetwood Mac, and The Rolling Stones. Regularly hosts special events, exhibitions, and charity auctions. Custom framing available.

SCOTTSDALE MUSEUM OF CONTEMPORARY ART

7374 E. 2nd St., Scottsdale
smoca.org
A world-class museum housing two to five galleries with changing exhibitions. Features inspiring and relevant art of our time by such renowned artists as Yves Klein and others, as well as a permanent James Turrell Skyspace in the outdoor courtyard. Enjoy lively gatherings in the lounge, or browse the impressive gift shop.

THE SIGNATURE GALLERY

7177 E. Main St., Scottsdale
thesignaturegallery.com
Showcases the landscape art of Charles H. Pabst. Paintings include landscapes, still lifes, florals, and images of America and Europe. Also features sculpture by Ron Stewart, J.R. Eason, Star York, and others.

TERRITORIAL INDIAN ARTS

7100 E. Main St. #3, Scottsdale
territorialindianarts.com
Established in 1969 and the oldest American Indian shop in downtown Scottsdale. Family owned, it features traditional American Indian arts & crafts, both antique and contemporary. Artists include Maria Martinez, Blue Corn, Nampeyo and family, and Mary Juan.

TILT GALLERY

7077 E. Main St. #14, Scottsdale
tiltgallery.com
Fine art photography. Exhibitions feature artists like Brad Armstrong and Jill Enfield. Primarily black-and-white photography, with some alternative and historical 19th-century photographic processes.

TRAILSIDE GALLERIES

7330 E. Main St., Ste 100, Scottsdale
trailsidegalleries.com
Traditional Western art featuring original watercolors, oil paintings, and bronze sculptures, plus some contemporary pieces. Local and international artists represented. The gallery hosts shows during the high season.

WESTERN SPIRIT: SCOTTSDALE’S MUSEUM OF THE WEST

3830 N. Marshall Way, Scottsdale
scottsdalemuseumwest.org
The history of the West is shown through art and culture—from American Indian artifacts and historic photographs to classic movie posters, equestrian equipment, and special events.

WILDE MEYER ANNEX

7100 E. Main St., Scottsdale
wildemeyer.com
One of three Wilde Meyer galleries in the Phoenix area praised for presenting such talented contemporary artists as Patricia Hunter and Ryan Hale, among others.

WILDE MEYER GALLERY

4142 N. Marshall Way, Scottsdale
wildemeyer.com
Sheridan Brown, Cathy Carey, and Jess Davila are among the artists represented at this contemporary gallery. Emphasizing adventuresome, colorful, upbeat art, the gallery offers original paintings and sculpture with some limited editions.

XANADU GALLERY

7039 E. Main St., Ste. 101, Scottsdale
xanadugallery.com
Family owned and operated, this colorful, contemporary gallery features works in acrylic, mixed media, oil, and glass, as well as sculpture. Paintings range from abstract to figurative, and artists include Gary Lee Price, John Horejs, and Dave Newman.


NORTHEAST

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SERGIO LADRÓN DE GUEVARA FINE ART

6501 E. Cave Creek Rd. #4, Cave Creek
theartofsergio.com
Showcasing the work of Sergio Ladrón de Guevara, this gallery features contemporary paintings, etchings, and works on paper in an intimate setting.

WILD HOLLY GALLERY

22 Easy St., Carefree
wildhollygallery.com
Two floors of eclectic home and garden items crafted by more than 95 American artisans give this gallery a modern, urban Southwestern feel. The collection includes colorful glass and sculpture by artists like Arthur Norby and Henry Kelly.


SOUTHEAST

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ART IN METAL USA

2010 E. University Dr., Ste. 6, Tempe
artinmetalusa.com
Fine art sculpture and paintings. Features works by owners Lyle London and George Kerish. Pieces in wood, steel, aluminum, bronze, oil, mixed-media, and glass housed in a 12,000-square-foot gallery and fabrication space.

ASU ART MUSEUM

Arizona State University, 51 E. 10th St., Tempe
asuartmuseum.asu.edu
This museum features exhibits that focus on contemporary art with an emphasis on new ideas and media. Works are displayed in eight galleries with group and individual shows. Workshops and lectures offered. Two additional locations in Greater Phoenix.

GALLERY 4

10 S. Gilbert Rd., Gilbert
theartgallery4.com
Art Intersection—a community space to learn, create, and exhibit—curates thought-provoking exhibits, inspiring visitors to ponder social, environmental, and cultural issues.

MESA ARTS CENTER

1 E. Main St., Mesa
mesaartscenter.com
Curated and juried exhibitions of contemporary art by emerging and internationally recognized artists. Changing displays include photographs, sculpture, glass, and paintings.

RYAN GALLERY

207 N. Gilbert Rd., Ste. 201, Gilbert
ryangallery.com
Features photographic prints created using traditional and alternative darkroom techniques by nationally and internationally known artists, including Wynn and Edna Bullock and others.

VISION GALLERY

10 E. Chicago St., Chandler
visiongallery.org
Watercolors, oils, and acrylics on canvas; pottery; handblown glass; and sculpture displayed in a community art space. Exhibits change quarterly, and represented artists number more than 300. Hosts artist receptions and offers children’s workshops.


WEST

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PEORIA CITY HALL ART GALLERY

8401 W Monroe St., Peoria
wvam.org
Operated by the West Valley Art Museum and showcasing a diverse display of themed exhibits by local and national artists. The museum’s other galleries are at the Peoria main library and Peoria Center for the Performing Arts.

THOMAS KINKADE AND MORE

7700 W. Arrowhead Towne Center, Ste. 1261, Glendale
thomaskinkade.com
Dedicated exclusively to the art of internationally recognized painter Thomas Kinkade. Known as the “painter of light,” his sought-after collectible works feature European influences, landscapes, gardens, cottages, and more. Gift ideas and prints available.

WEST VALLEY ARTS HQ GALLERY

16126 N. Civic Center Plaza, Surprise
westvalleyarts.org/wv-arts-hq
Rotating exhibits by local artists—and an annual juried show—complement the center’s theatrical and live music performances.


NORTHERN ARIZONA

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MUSEUM OF NORTHERN ARIZONA

3101 N. Fort Valley Rd., Flagstaff
musnaz.org
This museum focuses on the Colorado Plateau, with nine exhibit galleries presenting native cultures, natural sciences, and fine arts. Explore prehistoric peoples, today’s living cultures of the region, meteorites, fossils, and dinosaur bones.