Galleries offering additional safety measures, private appointments and more
With Governor Ducey’s latest phase of reopening the state, the Scottsdale Gallery Association (SGA) is pleased to announce that the Scottsdale Arts District and many of its galleries are open for business. In an effort to ensure the health and safety of gallery patrons, each SGA member gallery has put additional safety measures into place including scheduling private appointments.
“We are thrilled to welcome back our art community and would like to offer patrons peace of mind by ensuring them that we have done everything we can as an association to help them feel safe and comfortable returning to our Arts District,” says Scottsdale Gallery Association President French Thompson. “We are grateful for all the loyal art aficionados from the valley — and around the country — that continue to support our local galleries and artists.” The following galleries are open with the following safety protocols:
Carstens Fine Art
7077 E. Main St., #5
Currently by appointment only, Carstens’ reopens Friday, May 15, with enhanced safety procedures in place, and regular summer hours, 10:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Monday and Tuesday, and Thursday through Saturday.
French Designer Jeweler
7148 E. Main St.
Currently by appointment only, French Designer Jeweler officially opens Monday, May 18 with weekly hours Monday through Saturday 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Gallery employees will be wearing masks and request that patrons wear masks as well. Hand sanitizer will be offered, and all jewelry will be sanitized after it has been tried on or touched.
7160 Main St.
Reopening May 12, Gebert Contemporary’s two level gallery offers ample space for easy social distancing while viewing art. Hours are Tuesday through Friday from 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. and Saturday from 11:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Open for regular gallery hours Tuesday through Saturday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. With our 5400 square foot space there is plenty of room for social distancing and we are following the protocols for sanitizing the gallery before and after each visitor.
The Legacy Gallery
7178 E. Main Street
Now open from 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. daily, The Legacy Gallery offers 17,000 square feet of viewing space, making it ideal for social distancing. The Gallery’s Scottsdale Art Auction is now open for viewing, and the Auction itself has been rescheduled for Saturday, June 13, beginning at 9:00 a.m.
7077 E. Main St., #20
Now open Monday through Saturday from 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. and for private appointment as well, King Galleries’ employees wear masks and have masks, gloves (if desired) and hand sanitizer available for patrons. Social distancing is observed including limiting the number of guests in the gallery at a time; private viewing appointments can be scheduled upon request. All items are packed and shipped in house in accordance with health standard requirements.
Quan’tum Art, Inc.
7077 E. Main St., #16
Currently open by appointment only until stay-at-at home order is lifted on Friday, May 15 (or after, if extended). Call to schedule a private viewing.
River Trading Post
7033 E. Main St., Suite 102
To prepare for visitors into the shop, we have disinfected all hard surfaces, and replaced our wooden chairs with plastic to ensure they can be wiped down after each customer. All employees will wear masks, and will use gloves or finger cots to handle merchandise as well as wrapping materials.
For the comfort and safety of all, we ask that all guests wear a mask, and respect social distancing. We also ask that items not be handled without assistance so we may disinfect or place items in a “time out” as needed. Masks, hand sanitizer and gloves will be on hand to ensure that each guest has the necessary supplies to honor our requests and respect the health and safety of all our visitors and employees.
River Trading Post is open Monday through Saturday 11:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. and by appointment.
7177 E. Main St.
Signature Gallery is now open from 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. daily with enhanced sanitation efforts including offering hand sanitizer for guests.
T.H. Brennan Fine Art
7150 E. Main St.
Brennen Fine Art is open throughout the off-season from Thursday through Saturday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. We are taking appointments on all other days and we can accommodate most schedules.
Wilde Meyer Gallery
4142 N. Marshall Way
With a soft opening on Friday, May 8, Wilde Meyer Gallery officially reopens Friday, May 15. The Gallery sanitizes all surfaces and commonly touched areas frequently, and staff wear masks. Masks and sanitizer is available for visiting clients and social distancing is observed. Gallery hours are 10:00 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Monday through Friday and 10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. Saturday.
7039 E. Main St., #101
Now open Monday through Saturday from 11:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m., Xanadu Gallery now features social distance requirements and additional sanitizing protocols. Appointments can be made outside of those hours, and those that prefer to shop online can receive free shipping anywhere in the continental United States by using code FREESHIPPING upon checkout.