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More than just creative expression, the arts develop crucial skills including problem solving, empathy and creativity. They play an essential role in early childhood brain development; improve student engagement, retention and success in school; and promote mental, physical and social well-being for all ages. Scottsdale Arts Learning & Innovation increases the vitality of our community through experiences that result in measurable learning outcomes and enduring understanding by offering a broad scope of programming ranging from matinee performances and museum programs, to hands-on activities, residencies, and arts enrichment workshops.

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Alli Ortega Empty Bowls Benefit Sale

Explore the intersection of art and civic responsibility through this residency open to Scottsdale schools. Students work with teaching artists to integrate across the curriculum—using skills that include math, science, and language arts—and develop life skills, all through the design of a bowl. Student bowls are donated to the annual Alli Ortega Empty Bowls Benefit Sale to raise funds to fight hunger in our community.

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For Schools

Field Trips

School programs and performances at SMoCA and the Center

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For Schools

Residencies & Masterclasses

Arts-integrated experiences that support classroom curriculum and fine arts-focused workshops

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For Teachers

Professional Development

Opportunities designed to integrate arts and Arizona Department of Education standards

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For The Community

Arts Enrichment

Workshops for all ages that emphasize wellness through the arts

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Events & Workshops

Fun, hands-on experiences that showcase visual and performing arts

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Exhibitions

Showcasing our artful community at Center Space and ArtReach Space

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Upcoming Events

Join us for one of our upcoming events designed to engage the community, encourage dialogue, promote empathy, invoke wonder, and build interpersonal connections!

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You will find the experiences unparalleled and uplifting, all while you are making a difference!

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