The Scottsdale Museum of Contemporary Art
7374 East Second Street, Scottsdale AZ 85251
Open Tuesdays-Sundays, Noon-5 PM.
Admission $7 adults; $5 students. Free Thursdays and after 5 PM on Fridays / Saturdays.
Bill Owens: Suburbia
A series of strange and compelling photographs, Bill Owens’ Suburbia reveals the complexities of the 1970s American middle-class landscape. Owens’ straightforward documentation of the customs, symbols and social dynamics of various Northern California communities exposes the tensions that exist at the intersection of the American dream and reality.
Olafur Eliasson: Beauty
Danish-Icelandic artist Olafur Eliasson’s exquisite and enigmatic installation of mist and fractured light will be on view to immerse your senses and whisk you away from the desert heat! The installation is accompanied by a looping presentation of the documentary Olafur Eliasson:Space is Process.
Frank Lloyd Wright’s Taliesin West
The Frank Lloyd Wright Foundation is pleased to offer a 50% discount on all tours of Taliesin West from June 1st-August 31st as a special “thank you” to Arizona residents.
This special discount is available for advance booking to all Arizona residents by using discount code AZRESIDENT. Book by phone at 888-516-0811 or online at www.zerve.com/TaliesinWest
Information on all Taliesin West tours can be found at www.franklloydwright.org/about/TaliesinWestTours.html
Arizona Science Center
Visit Lost Egypt: Ancient Secrets, Modern Science, a traveling exhibition that sends families on an immersive quest that reveals how archaeologists use modern science and technology to uncover the ancient civilization of Egypt.
Through hands-on challenges and authentic artifacts, visitors will unearth the mysteries of Egypt, its culture and its people. May 31-Sept. 1, 2014 at Arizona Science Center in the Sybil B. Harrington Galleries. Visit azscience.org for details.
ASU Art Museum
Admission: Free. Open Tuesdays - Saturdays, 11:00AM - 5:00PM.
Explore the history of comic strips and their continued prevalence throughout art. Available through August 9.
Rhythm and History
New acquisitions in dialogue with highlights from the museum’s collection of Cuban holdings. Through August 9.
The Garden in the Machine
The U.S. premiere of new video art from Asia. New work and projects from Cao Fei, Olafur Eliasson, Koki Tanaka and others. June 21 through Sept. 13
Parking: Free parking is available in ASU Art Museum-marked spaces at the south end of Tempe Center. Visitors must sign in at front desk.