You will See the West from a whole new perspective through our most recently opened and upcoming exhibitions:


 Exhibits Opened Oct 2020


Opened Oct 1, 2020 extended to  May 24, 2021


The Abe Hays Family Maynard Dixon Collection featured in both the Ellie and Michael Ziegler Heritage Gallery and the Derek Earle Emergence Gallery.


Opened Oct. 1, 2020


William P. Healey’s collection of intricately beaded and embroidered gauntlets from tribes of the Plateau, Great Basin, and parts of the Plains regions, as well as the provinces of British Columbia and Alberta. Exhibited in Visible Storage near the Museum Store.


Morton and Donna Fleischer’s recent donation of twenty-two important American Military Saddles, exhibited in the Virginia Piper Charitable Trust Theater.


New Additions to Courage and Crossroads: A Visual Journey through the Early American West including a Northern Plains quilled and painted shirt with quilled and painted leggings, c. 1820s; Courtesy The Peterson Family Collection.



Upcoming Exhibits in 2021


Light and Legacy: The Art of Edward Curtis (coming October 19, 2021)



Edward S. Curtis1868-1952 
Mosa – Mohave1903 
From The North American Indian
Volume 2, Portfolio Plate no. 61
The Peterson Family Collection



The greatly anticipated exhibition, Light and Legacy: The Art of Edward S. Curtis will be featured in the Halle Foundation Great Hall and the Pulliam Fine Arts Gallery opening to the public on October 19, 2021, with sponsorship from Charles F., Jennifer E., and John U. Sands; Scottsdale Art Auction; and the City of Scottsdale and its Tourism Development Commission.