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Modern Phoenix Week: Modern Marketplace at SMoCA

SMoCA's Modern Marketplace for Modern Phoenix Week
SMoCA's Modern Marketplace for Modern Phoenix Week
Photo from the SMoCA Modern Marketplace website

Visit the Scottsdale Center for the Performing Arts on Saturday, April 5th for Modern Marketplace, a Modern Phoenix Week event. This FREE event will keep you busy all day long with special presentations, home improvement vendors, tours, lectures, and workshops from 11:00 am to 5:00 pm.

Modern Marketplace will give visitors the opportunity to meet and exchange ideas with contemporary interior designers, landscapers, furniture designers, green builders, architects, historians, preservationists, and other local professionals.

Don’t miss your opportunity to win a pair of tickets to the highly anticipated (and sold out) private tour of Blaine Drake’s modern homes with Ace Bailey on Sunday, March 30th in the door prize drawing at 4:00pm.

The event will also feature the world premiere of Paolo Soleri’s documentary film Citizen of the Planet. Tickets for the film are $7, and are available for purchase, HERE. To view the Trailer, please click HERE.

Modern Marketplace visitors can also enjoy FREE admission to the Scottsdale Museum of Contemporary Art. Some events during the Modern Marketplace are ticketed, so please visit the website for more information or call the box office at 480.499.8587.

Modern Marketplace Schedule:

  • 8:00 am: Tour of Scottsdale’s Mid-Century Sacred Architecture with Don Meserve, $40
  • 10:00am: Tour of the Hotel Valley Ho with Ace Bailey, tickets are $19.56
  • 11:00am: Modern Marketplace opens, Explore pop-up shops and meet professionals
  • 11:00am: FREE workshop with Donna Reiner and John Jacquemart, Researching your Midcentury Home using Primary Sources
  • 1:00pm: FREE slideshow by Cynthia deVillermarette, “I am a Harwood Steiger Addict”
  • 2:30pm: Film Premiere of Paolo Soleri’s Citizen of the Planet, $7
  • 4:00pm: Door Prize Drawing
  • 4:30: FREE slideshow and talk by Alan Hess, Organic Architecture: The Other Modernism

What: SMoCA's Modern Phoenix Week Modern Marketplace

When: Saturday, April 5th, 2014 from 11:00 am to 5:00 pm

Where: Scottsdale Center for the Performing Arts, 7374 East Second Street, Scottsdale, 85251

Price: Free except for special events

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