Grades 6 – 12

OMG@SMoCA: SMoCA’s Annual Teen Day
Thursday, February 23, 2017, 3–6 p.m.
Scottsdale Museum of Contemporary Art
FREE with student ID and RSVP

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Are your middle or high school years something you want to remember forever…or not? Explore how 11 internationally known artists define memories through photography and video in the exhibition I Remember Not Remembering. Create a unique time capsule that will capture memories of what your life is like today for your future self to open years from now. Enjoy gallery activities, creative writing, art projects, a live DJ, a photo booth, food trucks and more!

Grades: 7–12
Program contact: LHales@ScottsdaleArts.org


2017 Native Trails
Thursdays, Noon – 1 p.m.
Jan. 12, 19, 26     This event is closed. Future dates TBD.
Feb. 2, 16, 23
March 2, 23, 30
Scottsdale Center for Performing Arts, Stage 2
Free; registration required

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Native Trails brings together traditional instruments, colorful dances and authentic attire to share stories of Southwest tribes. Students enjoy dances like the Southwest horse dance, intertribal pow-wow dancing and world- championship-level hoop dancing. Study guide available. Lawn seating; blankets strongly recommended and sack lunches welcome.

Recommended for grades 6–8
Program contact: LeslieH@ScottsdaleArts.org


DIAVOLO: Architecture in Motion9_DSC_5236edit_Luke_Behaunek2
Thursday, March 16, 2017, 11 a.m.
Scottsdale Center for Performing Arts, Virginia G. Piper Theater
Tickets: $5 through 480-499-TKTS (8587)

Los Angeles-based DIAVOLO performs a compelling style of dance that uses abstract and recognized structures to explore the distinct relationship between our environment and the human body. DIAVOLO’s lecture-demonstration style presentation reveals new work called Cubicle, which explores the human condition under a cramped reality, exposing a counterbalance of freedom.

Download the Diavolo: Architecture in Motion Study Guide.

Recommended for grades 6–12
Scottsdale Center for Performing Arts Box Office: 480-499-TKTS (8587)


Aspen Santa Fe BalletAspen Santa Fe Ballet
Thursday, April 13, 2017, 11 a.m.
Scottsdale Center for the Performing Arts, Virginia G. Piper Theater
Tickets: $5 through 480-499-TKTS (8587)

Aspen Santa Fe Ballet stands out as a model of what a contemporary ballet company should be with its “musicality, athleticism and technique-conscious delivery.”

Recommended for grades 6–12
Scottsdale Center for Performing Arts Box Office: 480-499-TKTS (8587)


Docent-Led or Self-Led Tours at SMoCASchool Tours

Free; registration required

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Bring your class to SMoCA for a 45-minute tour led by docents. These interactive tours will engage your students to think critically about and discuss the compelling art on view. Tours align with the Arizona Visual Arts Standards and are age-appropriate to your class level.

Recommended for grades 6–12
Program contact: KatieB@ScottsdaleArts.org