Saturday, April 10, 2021

Benefiting Scottsdale Arts

Raise a Toast to the ARTrageous Love Story

Join our 2021 ARTrageous Gala co-chairs, Anita Lang and Oscar De la salas, for a virtual event celebrating your love for the visual and performing arts. With an array of artistic offerings, you will be reminded of your love for the arts and the impact they have within our community. Art inspires and sustains us. Art is our connection to humanity and our connection to each other. Art is love. Scottsdale Arts is tethered together by a passion for the arts and the dedication to innovation, accessibility, education, and community placemaking.

Gala guests will enjoy dazzling new art, cutting-edge augmented reality experiences, and stunning guest performers while in the comfort of their own home. Your viewing supports the present and future of the arts in your community.

Elevate your streaming experience with The ARTrageous Gala in a Box, featuring decadent sips and sumptuous bites provided by Atlasta, plus exclusive treats from Scottsdale Arts. The ARTrageous Gala in a Box is aimed at giving you the full gala experience at home.

To learn more about The ARTrageous Gala, please contact Lauren Zapien, membership and events manager, at 480-425-5347 or

To learn more about ARTrageous please contact Lauren Zapien, membership and events manager, at 480- 425-5347 for

Support ARTrageous

ARTrageous is an opportunity to thank the partners, donors, and sponsors who make the important arts and innovations programs possible year after year at Scottsdale Arts. Their commitment to elevating the arts in our community is what makes the programs at Scottsdale Arts possible. We invite you to get involved and help us expand our impact.

Show your support for The ARTrageous Gala now! Please consider donating what would have been the cost of your tickets, your table, or your auction bid ahead of the virtual event. To donate, click below.

To learn more about ARTrageous sponsorship opportunities, please contact Lauren Zapien, membership and events manager, at 480-425-5347 or

Your support makes a difference and helps expand our impact.

  • 310,000+ patrons attend Scottsdale Arts programs annually across all of our branches
  • 47,000+ students participate in Scottsdale Arts Learning & Innovation programs for ages 3 to 103
  • 1,600+ local and international artists employed across all four Scottsdale Arts branches
  • 2,600+ free performance tickets provided annually to veterans, students, and teachers statewide

The Future of Arts in Scottsdale

Scottsdale Arts in the largest arts umbrella in Arizona, a united arts organization that serves the entire community—including signature events like Canal Convergence and Scottsdale Arts Festival. Proceeds from The ARTrageous Gala will sustain and grow the fine arts and innovation programs of our four operating branches:

Scottsdale Center for the Performing Arts
Scottsdale Museum of Contemporary Art (SMoCA)
Scottsdale Public Art
Scottsdale Arts Learning & Innovation

ARTrageous Sponsors

Scottsdale Arts would like to recognize the following supporters who make art and innovation possible.

To become a sponsor of The ARTrageous Gala, please visit or contact Denise Wisdom, corporate and foundation relations manager, at 480-874-4669 or