special events

special events

Artist Talk and Workshop: Nick Fagan on (Re)Invention

Same, Shame, Smell, 2016

Same, Shame, Smell, 2016. House paint, spray paint on canvas

Thursday, Nov. 9, 2017, 7 – 8:30 p.m.
Young@Art Gallery, Scottsdale Center for the Performing Arts

(Re)Invention showcases the work of 15 outstanding young emerging artists who live with disabilities. Nick Fagan’s award-winning artwork in this exhibition explores the visual impact of words, and the challenges he encounters with written language. In this informative and insightful event, Nick will discuss his artistic journey and lead a hands-on collage and painting workshop. All ages welcome. Please see the exhibition description in the previous section.


Alli Ortega Empty Bowls Benefit Sale

Wednesday, Nov. 29, 2017, 11 a.m. – 6 p.m.
Scottsdale Community College, Student Center Cafeteria

In partnership with Vista del Camino Food Bank, Scottsdale Cares, Scottsdale Community College, City of Scottsdale agencies, Scottsdale Unified School District and Paradise Valley Unified School District, this event raises funds to fight hunger in our community through the sale of handcrafted bowls created by local community artisans and youth. All proceeds are donated to Vista del Camino Social Services, which provides a variety of assistance for Scottsdale residents to meet the basic needs of individuals and families in crisis, and to relieve economic and emotional stress.


Contact: Tammy Hinds, arts education coordinator, TammyH@ScottsdaleArts.org

Arts Education Showcase

Thursday, May 3, 2018, 5:30 p.m.
Scottsdale Center for the Performing Arts

This annual showcase celebrates the accomplishments of participants in Scottsdale Arts’ education programs. This exciting evening includes exhibitions, stage performances and activities for the whole family. Everyone is welcome.