Gold Palette ArtWalk
The Gold Palette ArtWalk Series will provide the visitor with a variety of art themes and experiences from video works, western and Native American art to a car show infused with live artists. All events will be enhanced by music and entertainment to the theme of the Gold Palette series.
Gold Palette 2016-2017 ArtWalk ScheduleMark your calendar for these Gold Palette ArtWalk dates!
|Demonstrate!||November 10th, 2016||6:30pm to 9:30pm|
|I Spy Santa||December 8th, 2016||6:30pm to 9:30pm|
|Local Edge||January 26th, 2017||6:30pm to 9:30pm|
|Western Spirit||February 9th, 2017||6:30pm to 9:30pm|
|Native Spirit||March 2nd, 2017||6:30pm to 9:30pm|
|Art in Motion: A Video Experience||April 6, 2017||6:30pm to 9:30pm|
|Worth a 1,000 Words||May 4th, 2017||6:30pm to 9:30pm|
Our Next Event
Thursday, March 2, 6:30 to 9:30 p.m.
The Scottsdale Gallery Association, in conjunction with Tarra Lazos Creative, the City of Scottsdale, and the Art Institute of Phoenix, has announced the program for its March 2017 Native Spirit Gold Palette ArtWalk. Galleries in downtown Scottsdale will host a multitude of Native artists showing their best work during this special ArtWalk, and for the first time, a contemporary Native American fashion show will be held featuring designs from the brightest stars in contemporary Native American design.
The ArtWalk and fashion show will begin at 6:30 PM on Thursday, March 2 on Main Streetbetween Marshall Way and North Goldwater Boulevard. Using Main Street as a runway, Navajo/Hopi artist Troy Whitethorne and Phoenix Creative Cultural Worker Jeffrey Lazos-Ferns will produce the most unforgettable evening Scottsdale has ever seen.
Since he began in 2009, Mr. Whitethorne’s bold exhibitions of Native American couture have wowed audiences from coast to coast. With models flying in from around the country, Mr. Whitethorne’s provocative ensemble will engage and delight.
A wide array of Native American performers will take the stage to segue the runway transitions and will also be along the ArtWalk and in the galleries, all helping to make this a night to remember.
Fashion Designers include: Elizabeth Whitethorne Benally, Doreen Begay, Zen Jen, Marisa Mike, Della Bighair-Stump, Felix Earle, Norma Baker FlyingHorse, Edison Ritchie, Michael Shonie, B DayChief Bullshoe, Erilaina Chavez, and Mae Mallahan. Also showcased will be the jewelry of Tonya June Rafael and Lyle Toledo.
Featured guests will include Miss Indian World, Danielle Ta’Sheena Fin, (Standing Rock Sioux Nation) and actor Jeremiah Bitsuie (Navajo) along with tribal dignitaries representing various Nations.
The ArtWalk and Contemporary Native Fashion Show are free and open to the public.
Saturday, March 4, 6:30 to 9:30 p.m.
The Scottsdale Gallery Association and Tarra Lazos Creative are also very pleased to announce a special, intimate reception on the evening of Saturday, March 4th, from 6:00 to 9:00 PM at River Trading Post on Main Street. San Carlos Apache desert forager and lecturer Twila Cassadore will present sumptuous desert delectables for tasting, and discuss the benefits of a diet rich in the desert flora which sustained indigenous residents of Arizona long before European contact.
Ms. Cassadore is a San Carlos Apache Tribal member and has devoted the past five years to the Traditional Western Apache Diet Project, working with Apache elders to document and analyze the pre-reservation Apache diet and helping incorporate this knowledge into everyday community living. She also works on a number of community health issues and other cultural preservation projects in addition to being a caterer and food vendor She is the founder of Native Mothers Against Meth.
Due to limited space, this reception will be a ticketed event benifiting the Scottsdale Gallery Association. Stay tuned for ticketing details!
Thursday, February 9, 6:30 to 9:30 p.m.
Join us for a night of Western Spirit, with a unique walking tour, “Telling the Story,” of the Old Town Arts District, led by Arizona historian Melanie MacEachern and Scottsdale town historian, Joan Fudala. The tour starts on the plaza on the northwest corner of Main Street and Marshall Way at 6:30 p.m., and again at7:30 p.m. The tour will conclude at Western Spirit, Scottsdale’s Museum of the West. Check out artist demos and speakers inside galleries, and larger-than-life video projections of our town’s fabled history lighting the way outside!
I Spy Santa!
Thursday, December 8, 6:30 to 9:30 p.m.
A festive Arts District along Main Street and Marshall Way welcomes everyone to
I Spy Santa ArtWalk!
Santa will be on the street with his elves while the Grinch is creating mischief! Check out the miniature Grand Prix race cars at Santa’s workshop. Wandering Victorian carolers and the Salvation Army Band provide music while the galleries are adorned with festive lights, great art and free hot chocolate.
While you’re here, join us for a special scavenger hunt! Click the link for details.
Taste Monterey at the December 1st Scottsdale ArtWalk
December 1, 7:00 to 9:00 p.m.
Monterey County is making a stop at the Scottsdale Art Walk bringing some of its amazing bounty from land and sea. Over ten galleries on the ArtWalk will be pouring free wine samples from award-winning Monterey County wineries as well as serving light bites from Chef Matthew Beaudin of the Monterey Bay Aquarium.
For all of you collectors, spectators and aspiring artists, this is the night for you!
Galleries along Main Street and Marshall Way will come to life this night with one or more artists working in the majority of galleries during ArtWalk! Come and take a seat and watch one of your favorite artists work or do the gallery hop and watch them all!
|Amery Bohling Fine Art||Matt Sterbenz, Amery Bohling|
|Calvin Charles Gallery||Father Bill Moore|
|Gallery Russia||Martin Dimitrov|
|Bonner David Galleries||John Schieffer|
|Xanadu Gallery||John Horejs|
|Mainview Gallery||Dale Terbush|
|On the Edge Gallery||Valerie Hildebrand
Cal Vander Kooi
|Cyndy Carstens Studio and Gallery||Cyndy Carstens|
|French Designer Jeweler||Multiple CAD video demonstrations on jewelry making|
|River Trading Post||Zachariah Ben
Augustine Mowa III
|Pejman Gallery||Bob Pejman|
|Signature Gallery||Ron Stewart
|Tilt Gallery||Jill Enfield|
|Blink Gallery||Rodger LaBash|
|J Klein Gallery||Jim Klein|
|Wee Gallery Fine Art||Wee Dee Kang|
|DeRubeis Fine Art||Michael Summers|
|Open Range Gallery||Sherry Blanchard Stuart|
|Casa de Artistas||Fred Ortiz|
|T.H. Brennen Fine Art||Jessica Garrett|
|Wilde Meyer Annex||Patrick Coffaro|
|Gallery Andrea||David Ohlerking|
Please note there is no ArtWalk on Thanksgiving.
Thursday, July 7th, 2016, 6:30pm-9:30 pm * Gold Palette ArtWalk
Scottsdale Gallery Association presents International ArtWalk Thursday, April 7, 2016 6:30-9:30 p.m. along the ArtWalk line on Marshall Way and Main Street in downtown Scottsdale with:
It’s summertime’s annual cooldown in Downtown Scottsdale along the ArtWalk Line. In celebration of the many fine artworks represented in Scottsdale Galleries with artists and images from around the world, ArtWalk presents video, music, and art representing the 7 continents in the cool surroundings of the galleries. After sundown, cool off on the ArtWalk Line while enjoying live street music throughout the venue and see the only display of 14 authentic lanterns from the Jinju Namgang Yudeung world heritage festival outside South Korea.
The 7 Continents will be represented either through gallery offerings or through supplemental offerings provided by organizers via additional programming that will be presented indoors in cooperating galleries.
Thursday, April 7th, 2016, 6:30pm-9:30 pm * Gold Palette ArtWalk
New West ArtWalk
Celebrate Scottsdale’s Western and Native cultural heritage at the March 3 New West ArtWalk, 6:30 – 9:30 p.m., along the ArtWalk line on Marshall Way and Main Street in downtown Scottsdale. Enjoy Native American and Western entertainers perform, including spectacular costumed dancing and drumming by Yellow Bird Productions from the San Carlos Apache Tribe; a limited video installation featuring the work of celebrated Western landscape photographer Jim Moon who is lecturing during ArtWalk at Western Spirit Scottsdale’s Museum of the West; cowboy poetry and song by Arizona’s Singing Cowboy Gary Sprague—complete with his trusty horse Dusty!; free horse-drawn carriage rides on Marshall Way north of Indian School; live music throughout the venue; and, “Open house” hospitality in the galleries. Visit information booths stationed in front of Touchstone at 4168 N. Marshall Way and French Designer Jewelry at 7148 E. Main St. Parking will be available in all public parking lots and garages and on the street. Now celebrating more than 40 years, Scottsdale ArtWalk is the original ArtWalk event.
Saturday, January 9, 2016 – 12PM-4PM * Golden Palette ArtWalk
Art on the Asphalt ArtWalk
A unique Saturday afternoon ArtWalk with fine art exhibited outside next to classic cars with live ‘50’s and ‘60’s music in the air. Great art comes in many forms!