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The ARTrageous Gala | Luminescence | Saturday, April 2, 2022

The Essence of Luminescence

Thank you for supporting Scottsdale Arts with your reservation to The ARTrageous Gala. A glittering night of art and innovation awaits! Get ready for the ultimate gala experience with our official event guide.

The Key Details

Date: Saturday, April 2, 2022
Time: 7:00 p.m. to midnight 
Location: Scottsdale Stadium, 7408 E Osborn Rd, Scottsdale, AZ 85251 
Attire: Otherworldly black-tie glamour 

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“Mesmerizing” — The Atlantic

Your Evening in Review

7:00 p.m. Arrivals on the Concourse

  • Guest Arrivals
  • Cocktail Hour
  • Silent Auction
  • 360 Photo Booth
  • Quixotic Activations
  • Red Carpet Interviews featuring Carey Pena and Brandon Lee located on the Main Concourse

8:00 p.m. Dinner in the Field House

  • Dinner Service
  • Quixotic Performance throughout the evening

8:30 p.m. Awards Ceremony

Located in the Field House

  • Trailblazer Award for Local Artist – Walter Productions
  • Trailblazer Award for Arts Educator – Francis Cohen
  • Herberger Award for the Arts – Scottsdale Cultural Council
  • Tribute to Ellie Ziegler and Judd Herberger

9:30 p.m. Auction & Performance

Located in the Field House

  • Live Auction for the Arts featuring Letitia Frye
  • Finale performance by Quixotic

10:00 p.m. After-Party on the Concourse

  • After-Party featuring DJ Dustin Moye
  • 360 Photo Booth
  • Coffee and Sweets
  • Auction Checkout
Valet and Parking 

Complimentary valet parking is available to all guests starting at 7:00 p.m. at the Scottsdale Stadium parking lot, located on the northeast corner of Osborn Road and Drinkwater Boulevard. We ask that all cars are claimed no later than 11:45 p.m. 

Free self-parking is also available in the parking garages adjacent to the venue: Civic Center Library Garage at 3803 N Drinkwater Blvd and the Civic Center Garage at 3888 N Wells Fargo Ave.    


Guest check-in will take place from 7:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. at the registration tables. We require the first and last name of all guests ahead of the evening. Guests will receive their table assignment upon arrival and be able to register for auction bidding paddles.  

To expedite the check-in process, register for the silent and live auction in advance by clicking here

Please note that The ARTrageous Gala is sold out. No walk-up ticket sales will be accepted.      

ARTrageous Auction  

The ARTrageous auction is now open. Pre-register and start bidding on silent auction items at Guests may also register for the auction during registration or by visiting the silent auction display during cocktail hour. Proceeds of the ARTrageous Auction go directly to support the dynamic and diverse arts experiences at Scottsdale Arts  

The ARTrageous Flavors

Enjoy an exquisite culinary presentation prepared by Delaware North and fine signature cocktails provided by Tito’s Handmade Vodka.  



  • Crisp Polenta Cake with a Mushroom Medley Ragu 
  • Mung Bean and Kimchi Pancake with a Toasted Sesame Seed Ponzu 
  • Crisp Lobster Cake with Creole Aioli 
  • Coffee Bean-Rubbed Duck Breast and Fig Jam on Endive  

Chef-Curated DINNER  

  • Citrus Braised Beets with Infused Grapefruit Goat Cheese, Walnuts, and a Citrus Pink Peppercorn Dressing 
  • Filet Mignon with Prawns and Scallops with a Beer Hops Demi-Glace, Whipped Purple Potatoes, Parsnip Puree, and Honey-Glazed Carrots
    – or
  • Falafel Cake with Hummus with Paprika Oil, Potato Pave, and Sautéed Romanesco (Vegetarian) 

Signature DESSERT  

  • Sculpted Sugar Nest with Raspberry Vanilla Coulis, Meringue Cookies, Angel Food Cake, Cotton Candy, Chambord-Dipped Berries 

2022 Gala Committee

Please raise a toast to the dedicated volunteers who worked tirelessly to curate the essence of Luminescence. Your many contributions make our hearts glow.  


Anita Lang, Co-Chair Oscar De las salas, Co-Chair 

Tiffany Brown 

Alexandria Burkfield 

Lynette Carrington 

Emily Dietz 

Lisa Geyser 

Madonna Hall 

Chris Jovanelly 

Ania Kubicki 

Cameron Martz 

Michael Mazzoco 

Colleen Mckenna Katz 

Calee Palmer Ranger 

Erin Pauley 

Josh Shaver 

Marshall Shore 

David Twigger  


Thank you; your love for the arts is powerful! 


We’re here to help! We want to ensure the best possible experience for guests of The ARTrageous Gala. For questions, concerns, or dietary requests, please contact Kelly Hicks at 480-874-4662 or [email protected] 

ARTRAGEOUS Gala Sponsors

Title Sponsors

Billie Jo and Judd Herberger logo

Presenting Sponsors

BMO Harris Bank logoHarvard Investment logo

Signature Sponsors

Tito's Handmade Vodka

Supporting Sponsors

Event Partners