Seeking some fresh art for the new year? The Valley hosts two can’t-miss fine art expos this month.
Jan. 11 to March 24: Arizona Fine Art EXPO
For 10 weeks, a piece of desert in North Scottsdale will become a must-visit arts community hosting 124 patron-friendly artist studios within a 44,000-sq.-ft. space. From 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. daily, locals can visit the southwest corner of Scottsdale and Jomax Roads to see sculptors, painters, jewelry-makers, glass-blowers and more talents from around the globe in action and have a chance to purchase their works. Season passes are $10; season passes for seniors and military are $8; and children under 12 are free. Parking is free.
Jan. 12 to March 24: Celebration of Fine Art (pictured)
This year, 100 artists selected from Arizona and throughout the country will take part in the 29th annual art show in North Scottsdale (under the white tents at the 101 and Hayden Road) showcasing a variety of styles. The show is open daily from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., with the Art Discovery Series held each Friday from 4 to 5 p.m. being a popular attraction. Tickets are $10 for adults; $8 for seniors and military; and children under 12 are free.