The Scottsdale Gallery Association is pleased to announce the return of its long running Gold Palette ArtWalk series with its Art + Chocolate-themed event on Thursday, October 8. Serving as the kick-off to the Association’s 46th season, the Art + Chocolate ArtWalk, held throughout the Scottsdale Arts District — which resides along Main Street from Scottsdale Road to Goldwater Boulevard and north of Indian School on Marshall Way to 5th Avenue — welcomes guests to peruse galleries and view local and national art and to be serenaded by a steel drum band as they stroll through the streets of Old Town. Participating galleries will feature chocolate tasting courtesy of local chocolatier Cerreta Candy Company.
This SGA-hosted Gold Palette ArtWalk and its participating member galleries celebrate the return of the robust art community and its 46th season kickoff with special musical entertainment, live artist demonstrations and pre-wrapped chocolate tastings from Cerreta Candy Company, a national chocolate manufacturer located in the Valley for more 50 years. Masks are required and the ArtWalk will abide by all state and local mandated regulations in regards to COVID-19.
From 6:30 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. on Thursday, October 8, local art galleries within the Scottsdale Arts District will host individual events of their own. Participating galleries featuring chocolate sampling and/or special exhibits include:
Art One Gallery
Altamira Fine Art Scottsdale
Bonner David Gallery
Carstens Fine Art Studio & Gallery
French Designer Jeweler
J Klein Gallery and The Art Factory
On the Edge
Quan’tum Art, Inc.
The Gold Palette ArtWalk brings together the finest art in Scottsdale including 28 galleries and two museums — Scottsdale Museum of Contemporary Art and Western Spirit: Scottsdale’s Museum of the West. The Scottsdale Gallery Association’s weekly ArtWalk is presented in partnership with the City of Scottsdale. Free parking areas abound. For more, visit www.scottsdalegalleries.com.