ArtWalks are free to the public every Thursday evening from 7 to 9 p.m. along Main Street from Scottsdale Rd. west to Goldwater Blvd., and on Marshall Way north of Indian School Rd. to Fifth Ave. Restaurants, museums and free trolley and/or horse-drawn carriage rides are available during ArtWalk to transport folks from numerous free parking areas throughout the Scottsdale Arts District and Scottsdale Downtown.
Gold Palette 2019-2020 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.
|45th Season Kickoff||October 10, 2019||6:30 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.|
|Contemporary Focus||November 21, 2019||6:30 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.|
|Scottsdazzle||December 12, 2019||6:30 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.|
|Demonstrate! ... And Doughnuts||January 16, 2020||6:30 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.|
|Western Week||February 6, 2020||6:30 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.|
|Native Spirit||March 5, 2020||6:30 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.|
|45th Season Official Celebration: Art + Chocolate||April 16, 2020||6:30 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.|
|Summer Spectacular||July 9, 2020||6:30 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.|
Thursday, March 5, 2020 | 6:30 to 9:00 p.m.
The Scottsdale Gallery Association and local art galleries with the Scottsdale Arts District — which resides along Main Street from Scottsdale Road to Goldwater Boulevard and north of Indian School on Marshall Way to 5th Avenue — honor Scottsdale’s rich Native culture and heritage through a night of art and entertainment.
“Scottsdale has such a complex and rich history and culture that makes it the vibrant art community today,” says Scottsdale Gallery Association President French Thompson. “As an Association and a community, we are proud to recognize our Native roots and share some interactive education about our Native artists through our Native Spirit ArtWalk.”
The Native Spirit Gold Palette ArtWalk is dedicated to recognizing Scottsdale’s rich Native culture and history with activities, entertainment and exhibits that showcase the best of the City’s “Native Spirit.” Participating galleries throughout the Scottsdale Arts District include:
Amery Bohling Fine Art
7100 E. Main St.
The gallery will be featuring an impressive estate collection discovered in the remote mountain town of Crown King, Arizona that includes select pieces of Native American jewelry and more.
Fine Art of Southwest Style
7100 Main St., Ste. B
To coincide with the Native Spirit ArtWalk, the gallery is hosting the Thom Ross – Painter of Legends Event, a must see for all baseball — and Thom Ross — fans. During the Native Spirit ArtWalk and through Spring Training season, the gallery will present Ross’ latest series of work featuring the Black Sox.
On the Edge Gallery
7077 E. Main St., #1
During the Native Spirit ArtWalk, On the Edge features two of the Gallery’s most revered artists, Lori Myers and Gabe Salcido, who will be displaying their creations inspired by native traditions. Lori’s paintings are a reflection of her passion for travel, the desert southwest and love of color. Gabe’s metal works consist of simple lines and basic shapes along with a collage of cultural influences.
River Trading Co.
7033 E. Main St.
During the ArtWalk, River Trading is showcasing 12 award-winning Indian artists and a Hopi drum circle, and will have authentic Indian fry bread tacos available for purchase.
Territorial Indian Arts and Antiques
7100 E. Main St., #3
During the Native Spirit ArtWalk, guests of this Gallery can meet metalsmith and turquoise miner Jesse Robbins and view his new jewelry.
7144 E. Main St.
During the event, the Gallery is showcasing many award winning artists — including Charles Loloma, Jesse Monongya, Lee Yazzie, Wes Willie, Don Supplee, Charles Supplee, Richard Chavez, Jared Chavez, Darryl Dean Begay, Perry Shorty, Julian Lovato, Preston Monongye, Harvey Begay, James Little and Vernon Haskie — that are featuring the highest grade turquoise and materials.
Wilde Meyer Gallery
4142 N. Marshall Way
The Gallery welcomes fine artist Nocona Burgess and showcases his new paintings in conjunction with the Native Spirit ArtWalk.
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. During the Scottsdale Gallery Association’s Gold Palette ArtWalk, presented in partnership with the City of Scottsdale, the Scottsdale Arts District offers free trolley and horse-drawn carriage rides to various restaurants, museums, galleries and more throughout Downtown Scottsdale. Free parking areas abound and valet service is offered.