Arts & Culture Articles

  • Gettin’ Down in the Desert: Scottsdale’s Music Scene

    Looking for a way to amp up your Scottsdale travel itinerary? Add any one of these concert or entertainment series to your set list. Local, national, and even international acts are taking the stage at concert venues…

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  • 8 Stay-Cool Attractions

    It gets hot in Scottsdale during the summer- even we can’t deny it.  But, with plenty of indoor activities to enjoy around town, and cool pools to lounge by, who cares? Bring on the heat!1. Scottsdale Fashion SquareFrom…

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  • Capturing Nature’s Artistry

    Sure, Scottsdale is chock-full of galleries and museums showcasing art inspired by our stunning Sonoran Desert landscape. But, why not create a little artistic magic of your own? Grab your camera and follow these tips for capturing…

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  • Art-Buying Basics

    Downtown’s Scottsdale Arts District is one of the best places in the country to buy unique pieces. Joseph Pittel – director for May Gallery, which showcases works in fine arts, sculptures, glass and other original media –…

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  • Full of Art: Top 10 Ways to a Creative Vacation

    Art flourishes in Scottsdale where a lineup of more than 100 galleries makes it one of the most concentrated collections in the country. Our Sonoran Desert escape also is home to acclaimed museums, architectural wonders, award-winning events…

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  • Art-Filled Stays

    Experience living history at the Hyatt Regency Scottsdale Resort and Spa at Gainey Ranch’s Native American and Environmental Learning Center, an ongoing collaborative venture between Native artists, educators and the resort. Here, visitors are steeped in the…

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  • The 10 Most Celebrated Public Art Works You Can See In a 60-Minute Walk

    The 10 Most Celebrated Public Art Works You Can See in a 60-Minute Walk With more than 70 public art works dotting the city’s landscape, it’s difficult to see all of Scottsdale’s public art pieces in an…

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  • Artsy Affairs

    Aside from galleries of every genre, Scottsdale also is home to a series of high-profile art gatherings showcasing the finest local, national and international talents. Since 1971, the Scottsdale Arts Festival annually attracts tens of thousands of…

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  • Art is at the Heart of Downtown

    An internationally renowned artist colony, downtown Scottsdale boasts nearly 100 galleries – one of the most concentrated collections in the nation. The area is home to four art-filled districts, including Old Town Scottsdale’s collection of authentic cowboy…

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  • 7 Stand Out Museums

    Scottsdale packs a punch when it comes to award-winning museums. Focus ranges from Native American Culture to music from around the globe, providing a museum experience for everyone. And, with so many of them offering out-of-the-ordinary, interactive…

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