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Address: Bounded by Main St. and 1st Ave., Scottsdale Rd. and 69th St., Downtown, Scottsdale, AZ
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Arizona's Best Art District

The street signs signify this is a 43 year old art district and you can tell from the quality and selectivity of the galleries. Sporting a wide variety of artwork from Native... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 2 weeks ago
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Scottsdale, Arizona, United States

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Scottsdale, Arizona, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The street signs signify this is a 43 year old art district and you can tell from the quality and selectivity of the galleries. Sporting a wide variety of artwork from Native American to Cowboy to Contemporary - antiques and collectibles galore! Don't miss the Indian Art Section around Main and Marshall Way. And follow the blue dots on the... More 

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San Antonio, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2016

What a way to spend an evening after a good dinner! The galleries are open late on Thursdays and nice to browse. There's lots of street art for cute photo ops.

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Cuchillo, New Mexico
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2016

Excellent Galleries, public art displays and more. Great walk, with the Trolley going through. Shade and misters everywhere, and benches and chairs to take a breather.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2016

We enjoyed our visit to Old Scottsdale an the art district. There are wonderful galleries selling local art and jewelry. This is a great place to buy quality momentos of our trip..

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new york city
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2016

Every Thursday night the many galleries along both sides of Main Street stay open and welcome guests to view the varied artwork inside---sometimes with a glass of wine or two!

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Rhinebeck
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2016

Great art and architecture. Loved the adding neighborhood of Old Town too. Shopping, dining: so much to see!

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Bethesda, Maryland
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2016

The galleries are spotty -- some great, some not so great, but the Art Walk on Thursday nights is lots of fun. We like to have dinner nearby and then stroll the galleries.

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Boston, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2016

a must while in scottsdale. The collection and variety of art work is endless and awe inspiring..you might take home a piece or two or just admire.

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Los Altos, CA
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2016

You will likely enjoy walking around the arts district as we have several times. But, what's in the galleries is mainly on the low side of the art world, decorative at best if you like that sort of thing. That said, a few had some interesting pieces, like the traveling Saskatchewan gallery, that is well worth a visit. So, pay... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2016

we wander through here every year when we come to stay at our timeshare. some stores stay the same, some change. always a big crowd over spring training. love all the art. fun photo ops.

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