Located in Downtown Scottsdale along Main Street and Marshall Way, the Scottsdale Arts District boasts some of the country’s finest art galleries in an exciting and walkable environment. For a true art lover, the exhibition of artists from around the globe who work in all mediums, styles and subjects is an exhilarating experience. Scottsdale Arts District’s ArtWalk is the oldest continuous art walk in the country. Every Thursday night from 7-9 pm galleries open their doors in what has become Scottsdale’s favorite fine art experience.
Interwoven with the art galleries, you can find one of a kind high end fashion and clothing boutiques, world class jewelers, and some very interesting independent retailers. Take advantage of master craftsmanship and industry expertise by including these venues on your Scottsdale Arts District tour.
The Scottsdale Arts District is also home to an impressive group of some of the top interior design firms in the country—several of whom have must-visit showrooms. Many of the finest homes and businesses in the United States and abroad have been steered through the interior design process by these industry leaders.
Of course, all of the great places to visit and experience tend to make one need a little break. The Scottsdale Arts District is home to more than just a few of the top restaurants in the state who offer diverse selections for even the most ardent connoisseur of fine cuisine.
While the Scottsdale Arts District is comprised of many high end leaders in fine art, fashion and design, interior design and retail, there are plenty of things to do for everyone! One can visit the brand new Western Spirit: Scottsdale’s Museum of the West, the Scottsdale Museum of Contemporary Art (SMoCA) or take a stroll through the halls of the famous Scottsdale Artists’ School where professional artists from around the globe come to take classes. Numerous public art installations and native plants offer plenty of photo opportunities as well.