10 Best Places for Arts and Culture in Scottsdale

Luster Kaboom
Luster Kaboom illustrated Shine 2013.
Shine, our annual pocket guide to all things Scottsdale, is out. And this year, local artist Luster Kaboom is taking readers on an illustrated ride through the city's best spots for food, drink, art, and entertainment.

Here, in no particular order, are the 10 best places for arts and culture in Scottsdale. To see what else made the list, check out the complete Shine guide.

See also: 10 Best Places to Shop and Thrift in Scottsdale

LewAllen Galleries
Recently adding a Scottsdale location to its roster of modern and contemporary art galleries, LewAllen brings works of international acclaim to the Valley.

Gallery J2
J2 sits on the second floor of J. Levine Auction & Appraisal and presents contemporary works from artists who specialize in styles ranging from screen printing to still life.

Art One Gallery
Featuring solely the artwork of Arizona art students, Kraig Foote's gallery is the spot to see the art scene's up-and-comers.

Lisa Sette Gallery
Arts tastemaker Lisa Sette showcases compelling contemporary works from her roster of talented artists, including Mayme Kratz and Angela Ellsworth.

The Gallery @ The Library
Scottsdale Civic Center Library's gallery covers 2,500 square feet and hosts work from artists like Luster Kaboom and Christy Puetz.

Location Info


LewAllen Galleries

7036 E. Main St., Scottsdale, AZ

Category: General

Gallery J2

10345 N. Scottsdale Road, Scottsdale, AZ

Category: General

Art One

4120 N. Marshall Way, Scottsdale, AZ

Category: General

Lisa Sette Gallery

210 E. Catalina Dr., Phoenix, AZ

Category: General

Scottsdale Civic Center Library

3839 N. Drinkwater Blvd., Scottsdale, AZ

Category: General

ASU Kerr Cultural Center

6110 N. Scottsdale Road, Paradise Valley, AZ

Category: Music

Scottsdale Center for the Performing Arts

7380 E. Second St., Scottsdale, AZ

Category: General

Scottsdale Museum of Contemporary Art

7374 E. Second St., Scottsdale, AZ

Category: General

Taliesin West

12621 N. Frank Lloyd Wright Blvd., Scottsdale, AZ

Category: General

Heard Museum North Scottsdale - CLOSED

32633 N. Scottsdale Road, Scottsdale, AZ

Category: General

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