Gold Palette 2022-2023 ArtWalk ScheduleThe SGA’s Gold Palette ArtWalks are offered throughout the year in addition to the SGA’s weekly Thursday evening ArtWalks and feature extended gallery hours, special activities and experiences for attendees such as complimentary wine tasting and/or small bites, and live music and entertainment that align with each event’s theme.
|Canal Convergence||November 10, 2022||6:30 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.|
|Scottsdazzle||December 8, 2022||6:30 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.|
|Demonstrate, and Donuts||January 12, 2023||6:30 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.|
|Western Week||February 2, 2023||6:30 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.|
|Native Spirit||March 2, 2023||6:30 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.|
|Old World Meets New World||April 13, 2023||6:30 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.|
Our Next Event
Thursday, December 8, 2022 | 6:30 to 9:00 p.m.
The Scottsdale Gallery Association presents its final Gold Palette ArtWalk of the year on Thursday, December 8 from 6:30 to 9 p.m. Held in conjunction with the City of Scottsdale’s monthlong Scottsdazzle holiday extravaganza, the ArtWalk invites art lovers to take in the sights, sounds and merriment of the season as they peruse participating galleries.
Held within the Scottsdale Arts District — stretching along Main St. from Scottsdale Rd. west to Goldwater Blvd. and on Marshall Way north of Indian School Rd. to Fifth Ave. — the holiday-themed Gold Palette ArtWalk features live strolling carolers who will fill the night air with classic holiday tunes, a visit from Jolly Old Saint Nick and ample opportunities to find just the perfect gift art enthusiasts at the many galleries which will be feature special holiday-themed exhibits.
“Each year our Scottsdazzle-themed ArtWalk offers such a festive opportunity for guests to get into the holiday spirit,” says French Thompson, of the Scottsdale Gallery Association and owner of French Designer Jeweler located within the Scottsdale Arts District. “We invite everyone to join us in celebrating the holidays during this special holiday event.”
Attendees can also enjoy treats and sips offered by participating art galleries as they “check off” their seasonal shopping lists.
Participating galleries featuring artists’ receptions and their own holiday celebrations include:
Altamira Fine Art
7038 E. Main St.
From Dec. 6 through Jan. 1, 2023, both Altamira Fine Art presents a celebrity portrait show featuring David Frederick Riley as well as a special reception during the ArtWalk.
Art One Gallery, Inc.
4130 N. Marshall Way
During the event, Art One Gallery will be featuring new works from its represented student and local Arizona artists. Guests are invited to enjoy cider and holiday treats as they peruse the gallery.
The Legacy Gallery
7178 E. Main St.
The gallery’s Holiday Small Works Show returns for the holidays, with the opening taking place during the Scottsdazzle Artwalk.
7120 E. Main St.
Artist Dusty Kinman’s pieces, which will be highlighted during the ArtWalk, showcase his great love for the beauty of the Southwest deserts in the springtime — and his ability to capture this fleeting time on canvas.
On the Edge Gallery
7045 E. Main St.
Guests can enjoy incredible fine art, sculpture and jewelry for the holidays including fused glass by Pat Isaacson, fiber clay by Susan Feder, kumihimo and woven bead jewelry by Shelly Taylor and much more.
Gebert Contemporary Art Gallery
7160 E. Main St.
During the ArtWalk, the gallery is featuring “Betty Merken: Intervals and Illuminations,” a solo exhibition by the Seattle-based painter and printmaker. This show will remain on exhibit through Dec. 31.
Western Spirit: Scottsdale’s Museum of the West
3830 N. Marshall Way
The museum features “Landscapes of Extraction: The Art of Mining in the American West,” which highlights how mining transformed the landscape of West and the art that depicts it. From 6 to 7 p.m. Dr. Betsy Fahlman, professor of art history, will present her research in Landscapes of Extraction.
Wilde Meyer Gallery
4142 N. Marshall Way
Experience a dazzling exhibition of art by many of Wilde Meyer’s best artists including Sherri Belassen, Karen Bezuidenhout, Diane Barbee, Kari Rives, Ryan Hale and Andrea Peterson.
The Gold Palette ArtWalk brings together the finest art in Scottsdale including 28 galleries and two museums — Scottsdale Museum of Contemporary Art and Western Spirit: Scottsdale’s Museum of the West. The Scottsdale Gallery Association hosts its weekly ArtWalk most every Thursday evening from 7:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. In partnership with the City of Scottsdale, the SGA also presents several Gold Palette ArtWalk events per year that feature a dedicated theme and activities specific to the theme including demonstrations and more.