Best of the West: 10 facts about Scottsdale’s downtown museum

Located along Marshall Way in southwest downtown Scottsdale is Western Spirit: Scottsdale’s Museum of the West — an $11.4 million, [...] Continue Reading →

First exhibit of Hopi Pottery Masterworks opens in Scottsdale

More than 65 of the finest examples of Hopi pottery will go on exhibit for the first time Saturday, Sept. 16, when the “Canvas of Clay: Hopi [...] Continue Reading →

Two exhibits showcase Scottsdale’s origins as arts epicenter

Western Spirit: Scottsdale’s Museum of the West on Feb. 24 spotlights two recently opened exhibitions that offer an intimate look at the city of [...] Continue Reading →

‘The Taos Society of Artists’ exhibit opens at Scottsdale museum

Western Spirit: Scottsdale’s Museum of the West pays tribute to the Taos Society of Artists − one of the most influential schools of American [...] Continue Reading →

Scottsdale’s Museum of the West named ‘Best Western Art Museum’

Since opening in January 2015, Western Spirit: Scottsdale’s Museum of the West has garnered numerous awards, achievements and accolades, [...] Continue Reading →

Arizona educators to receive free museum admission July 21, 28

Western Spirit: Scottsdale’s Museum of the West is offering free admission to Arizona educators on Thursday, July 21 and Thursday, July 28. [...] Continue Reading →

Scottsdale’s Museum of the West seeks volunteers

Western Spirit: Scottsdale's Museum of the West is recruiting volunteers who wish to help the museum fulfill its role as the storyteller of the [...] Continue Reading →

Pony Express delivers mail — and the Old West — to Scottsdale

The Pony Express endures as one of the most daring and romantic chapters of the American West. That era comes to life this week across Arizona, [...] Continue Reading →

Don’t miss the Pony Express mail drop in Scottsdale Jan. 29

Meet the riders (and horses!) at this free, public “meet and greet” following the conclusion of the world’s oldest, officially sanctioned Pony [...] Continue Reading →

Scottsdale museum officially becomes Smithsonian Affiliate

Western Spirit: Scottsdale’s Museum of the West on Nov. 20 was certified a Smithsonian Affiliate museum, making it a recognized partner with the [...] Continue Reading →