WESTERN SPIRIT: SCOTTSDALE’S MUSEUM OF THE WEST
3830 N. Marshall Way • Scottsdale, AZ 85251 • (480) 686-9539 • www.scottsdalemuseumwest.org
Western Spirit: Scottsdale’s Museum of the West tells the multi-faceted stories of the West through paintings and sculptures by historical and contemporary artists ranging from Frederic Remington to John Coleman in an award-winning, twostory building with an interior sculpture courtyard. Since opening in January 2015, the museum has acquired a collection of Hopi pottery masterworks; one of the world’s largest collections of Western film graphic arts; and Old West artifacts representing cowboys, rodeos and Wild West shows. The museum also features the presentation-style pipe tomahawk of Meriwether Lewis, rare buffalo robes, photographs by Edward S. Curtis and more. The museum is a Smithsonian Affiliate and is a highly rated Tripadvisor attraction.
Major Upcoming Exhibitions
New Beginnings: An American Story of Romantics and Modernists in the West Oct. 16-Sept. 22, 2019 Charles M. Russell: The Women in His Life and Art Nov. 20-April 14, 2019 Photographs by Barry M. Goldwater: The Arizona Highways Collection Jan. 6-June 23, 2019
“Western Spirit: Scottsdale’s Museum of the West is proud and gratified to be featuring in the 2018-19 season three major traveling exhibitions from institutions eager to share their own dynamic and authentic stories of the American West with our visitors.” —Mike Fox, director and CEO, Western Spirit: Scottsdale’s Museum of the West
Charles M. Russell (1864-1926), Lady Buckeroo, ca. 1920-25, watercolor, pen and ink on paper. Montana Historical Society, Mackay Collection, Helena, Montana.