• Modern
    Phoenix
    Week

    is March 28 - April 6

  • Home Tour

    Tickets go on sale Feb 1

    Get tickets
  • 14 Speakers

    at 11 venues

    Meet the MoPhos

10 Days of Modness!

March thru April in Phoenix + Scottsdale

It's our 10th year of award-winning tours, education and events for design professionals and do-it-yourselfers alike

Tours

The star of our event is the Modern Phoenix Home Tour on April 6. We have smaller tours going on all week long before the big event! Click TICKETS to discover them all.

Talks

Industry experts present on a variety of topics related to midcentury modern design and contemporary challenges. Click EVENTS to read event descriptions.

Mixers

Lots of opportunities to get together and meet others who are involved in the preservation and restoration of Midcentury Modern design in the Phoenix Metro area. Click EVENTS to discover them all.

Home Tour Tickets go on sale February 1
$35 for SMoCA Members
$40 for Non-Members

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10th Annual Home Tour

The Big event! Features full access to a dozen modern homes along the Camelback Corridor and in the lush Arcadia neighborhood. The tour is park-and-walk with many homes within walking distance of each other.

Tour tickets are $35 for SMoCA members and $40 for non-members at 480-499-TKTS (8587). Tickets will be mailed out the week of March 24 or may be picked up as Will Call from March 24 - April 5.

Paradise Valley Architecture 12-1 PM

FREE talk by Douglas Sydnor FAIA at Gloria Dei Church

Check-in for Tour Map until 3 pm

At Gloria Dei Church or Chase Bank

Modern Phoenix Home Tour 1-6 PM

Tickets $35 SMoCA Members, $40 Non-Members

Modern Marketplace and Special Events

Free workshops, slide shows, ticketed tours, exhibitors and a movie make this a day full of learning and fun. Home tour ticket holders enjoy free admission to SMoCA all day long!

Our Modern Marketplace at Scottsdale Center for the Performing Arts is a swell venue to find out what's new in modern architecture, interior design, literature and home renovation. Vintage fashion, jewelry, furniture, lighting and accessory dealers are encouraged to exhibit. Contemporary interior designers, landscapers, furniture designers, green builders and architects are also welcome to apply. Contact alison@modernphoenix.net to apply for a Marketplace Pop-Up Shop or Exhibitor Space. 10X10 spaces are $250 and 10X20 spaces are $400.

Modern Marketplace at SMoCA

Scottsdale's Modern Churches

A tour with Don Meserve

Tour Of Paolo Soleri's Cosanti

FREE with RSVP

Ultimate Tour of the Hotel Valley Ho

Guided tour with Ace Bailey at 10 am. Tickets $19.56

Modern Marketplace 11am-5pm

Explore Pop-Up Shops + Meet Professionals

Research your Midcentury Home Using Primary Sources

FREE workshop with Donna Reiner and John Jacquemart

Modern Marketplace Break

FREE Pop-up shops and professionals open to the public at Scottsdale Center for the Performing Arts

I am a Harwood Steiger Addict

FREE slide show by Cynthia deVillemarette

Modern Marketplace Break

Explore Pop-Up Shops + Meet Professionals

Paolo Soleri: Citizen of the Planet

Documentary Film Premiere!

Marketplace Break

Explore Pop-Up Shops + Meet Professionals

Door Prize Drawing

Must be present at 4pm to win!

Organic Architecture: The Other Modernism

FREE slides and talk by Alan Hess

Modern Phoenix Week Events March 28 - April 4

We schedule several events leading up to Home Tour and Expo Weekend. Many are free, some are ticketed online. Expand each event description for details and location.

SATURDAY | Ultimate Tour of the Hotel Valley Ho 1-3 pm

Guided tour with Ace Bailey. Tickets $19.56

SATURDAY | The Trouble with Teardowns in Arcadia

FREE talk by Roger Brevoort at Shemer Art Center

SUNDAY | Tour of Blaine Drake Homes 12-5pm

Guided tour with Ace Bailey

TUESDAY | SMoCA Architecture Slide Slam 6-8PM

Earn AIA CEU credits at this FREE event

WEDNESDAY | Design Within Reach Mixer 6:30-8:30pm

Convince your HOA to go green, go historic or go home! a FREE talk by Rachel Simmons and friends

THURSDAY | "William Krisel: Architect" movie screening 6:30-8pm

By No Festival Required at SMoCA. Tickets $7.

First Friday | Modern Manor 6-10pm

Artist's recpetion featuring retro silkscreen artist Jonathan Arvizu

Meet the MoPhos

That's Modern Phoenicians, silly!

TICKETED EVENTS USE SEVERAL DIFFERENT BOX OFFICES, READ CAREFULLY!


  • Modern Phoenix Home Tour

    The Main Event!

    Education Seminar

    Arcadia / Camelback Neighborhood

    A dozen homes south of Camelback Mountain open their doors for a self-guided park-and-walk tour. Tickets on February 1 at 480-499-TKTS (8587)

    Buy Now

  • Blaine Drake Tour

    With Ace Bailey

    HTML5 & CSS3

    Phoenix + Paradise Valley

    An exclusive and private look at homes by architect Blaine Drake. Only 31 tickets will be sold here in mid-February.

    Tickets Feb 15

  • Midcentury Churches of Scottsdale Tour

    With Don Meserve

    jQuery Master Class

    Scottsdale + Paradise Valley

    A bus tour of amazing and expressive modern church architecture. Bus meets on the south end of Scottsdale Center for the Performing Arts. Only 31 tickets will be sold here in mid-February.

    Tickets Feb 15

  • Tour of Paolo Soleri's Cosanti

    With Roger Tomalty

    jQuery Master Class

    Cosanti Foundation

    A guided tour of Soleri's Studio and Residence in Paradise Valley. Free with RSVP to first 30 registrants.

    RSVP now

  • Ultimate Tour of the Hotel Valley Ho

    With Ace Bailey

    jQuery Master Class

    Valley Ho

    An insider tour of the iconic Scottsdale hotel designed by Varney, Sydnor and Sexton in 1956.

    Buy Now

  • Ultimate Tour of the Hotel Valley Ho

    With Ace Bailey

    jQuery Master Class

    Valley Ho

    An insider tour of the iconic Scottsdale hotel designed by Varney, Sydnor and Sexton in 1956.

    Buy Now

Many events are held at

Scottsdale Museum of Contemporary Art

7374 East Second Street | Scottsdale, AZ 85251

Hotels with Midcentury Modern Flair

Hotel Valley Ho

6850 E. Main Street
Scottsdale, AZ 85251/p>

ElDorado

6825 E. 4th Street
Scottsdale AZ 85251

The Clarendon

401 W Clarendon Avenue
Phoenix, AZ 85013

The Saguaro

4000 N Drinkwater Blvd
Scottsdale, AZ

The People Who Make it Happen

Partners

Presenting Sponsors

Collaborators

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Contact US

Questions? 480-874-4654

Tickets for most events: 480-499-TKTS [8587] Please note that many events are independently ticketed by partner agencies. Check each description for details above.