Scottsdale Gallery Association Announces Scottsdale Arts District Reopening
Galleries offering additional safety measures, private appointments and more
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Gold Palette 2020-2021 ArtWalk ScheduleThe SGA’s Gold Palette ArtWalks are offered eight times a 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.
|46th Season Kickoff - Art + Chocolate||October 8, 2020||6:30 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.|
|Canal Convergence||November 12, 2020||6:30 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.|
|Scottsdazzle||December 10, 2020||6:30 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.|
|Demonstrate||January 14, 2021||6:30 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.|
|Artistic Variety||February 11, 2021||6:30 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.|
|Native Spirit||March 4, 2021||6:30 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.|
|Western Week||April 15, 2021||6:30 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.|
|TBD||July, 2021||6:30 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.|
Our Next Event
Thursday, January 14, 2021 | 6:30 to 9:00 p.m.
On Thursday, January 14, 2020 from 6:30 p.m. to 9:00 p.m., the Scottsdale Gallery Association honors first responders through their first Gold Palette ArtWalk of the New Year. The event will serve as a fundraiser to benefit the 100 Club of Arizona, a non-profit organization that has been providing assistance to statewide public safety agencies, officers, firefighters, EMT/paramedics and their families since 1968.
Themed “Demonstrate” this special Gold Palette ArtWalk will artist demonstrations at many of the Scottsdale Arts Districts’ participating galleries along Main Street from Scottsdale Road to Goldwater Boulevard and north of Indian School on Marshall Way to 5th Avenue. Entertainment includes traditional bagpipe musical performances and demonstrations from local artists.
“We are indebted to the protection and safety that our Scottsdale Police and Fire Departments provide to residents and businesses throughout the city,” according to Scottsdale Gallery Association President French Thompson. “This event is a fun and unique way for us to engage the community, thank these first responders for their service and give back to them for all they do for us.”
The following galleries will be featuring special live demonstrations:
Anticus Fine Art, Books, Jewelry and Design
3922 N. Scottsdale Rd.
During the event Anticus presents a fun, lively and interactive “Dueling” Demonstration — Paint and Brush versus Clay and Chisel featuring painter Seth Gordon, and sculptor Phillip Payne creating art on the same topic side by side. Dueling Paint and Brush vs Clay and Chisel.
Carsten’s Fine Art
7077 E. Main St., #5
During the event, Cyndy Carsten will be demonstrating her personal techniques in painting light.
7120 E. Main St.
Works from featured artists Dale Terbush (landscape painter) and James N. Muir (sculptor) will be on display.
On the Edge Gallery
7050 E. 5th Ave.
During the event, the Gallery is featuring multiple artists demonstrating how their art is made for guests to enjoy.
Quantum Art, Inc.
7077 E. Main St., #16
Quantum Art’s own renowned artist John Gleason will be creating a sculpture at his work bench.
Wilde Meyer Gallery
4142 N. Marshall Way
From 7:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. during the event, Wilde Meyer features painter Diane Barbee, who will be demonstrating her skills before guests’ eyes. A group show of gallery artists will also be on display including works from painters Jim Nelson, James Koskinas, Julie Schumer, Stephanie Paige, and Linda Carter Holman and sculptors Ken Kasten, Siri Hollander, Wayne Salge and more.
7039 E. Main St., #101
Guests can watch as artist Shalece Fiack exemplifies how she adds gold leaf to her acrylic paintings for a unique effect.
The Scottsdale Gallery Association hosts the nation’s oldest ArtWalk — established in 1975 — every Thursday evening from 7:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m., with eight specially themed Gold Palette ArtWalks occurring throughout the year that offer guests refreshments, entertainment, specialty exhibits and more aligned with each theme. The SGA 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.
A nonprofit organization, the Scottsdale Gallery Association (SGA) consists of gallery owners that promote fine art galleries in the Scottsdale Art District. Scottsdale is home to more than 100 galleries dedicated to exhibiting the finest visual art from around the world as well as local Arizona art. The galleries offer a diverse array of works in a wide variety of mediums. SGA members strive to make art accessible to all, from the serious art collector to the casual art patron.