Exploring Scottsdale’s Art Scene

Indian Art photoAre you new to the Scottsdale area, or are you a resident looking for something exciting to check out that you might not have seen before? Did you know Scottsdale has an exciting and vibrant art scene just waiting for you to discover it? There’s a lot to do in Scottsdale when you’re interested in art, and most of it is focused in and around the Main Street Galleries in downtown Scottsdale. Check out the recommendations below and see for yourself what makes this such an incredible place to tour, learn, and enjoy art.

The Bonner David Galleries

Visit the Bonner David Galleries to enjoy both contemporary and traditional artwork that strays a little bit outside the norm when it comes to the topics and presentation alike found in these unique and stunning pieces. This is a favorite stop on the downtown Art Walk, but you can stop by any time the gallery is open and take time to peruse the collection at your leisure. You’ll enjoy a little bit of everything, from the abstract to portraits and more.

The Legacy Gallery

For nearly three decades, The Legacy Gallery has been a well-known and beloved part of the world of western art. With two other locations in the United States, the Scottsdale version cycles through it gallery displays regularly, so it pays to visit more than once. The focus of the art in this gallery is all western, but you may find some beautiful wildlife and landscape work in amongst the other pieces on display too.

Mainview Gallery

When you want to see a little bit of everything in your art gallery experience, the Mainview Gallery is sure to please. Take a look at the different exhibits put together by this gallery to enjoy a little bit of western artwork as well as still life, landscapes, portraits and more. This is a calming gallery with soothing pieces that will inspire you and encourage you to come back to check it out again and again.

Scottsdale Art Auction

In the middle of the Main Street Galleries, you’ll find the Scottsdale Art Auction, the Southwest’s largest auction dealing in western and wildlife artwork. This is an exciting place to visit when you’re looking to purchase new art for your home. Stroll through the massive showroom and don’t forget to check the calendar for the dates when the auction will be live, too.

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