PARDON OUR DUST: WE'RE RECONSTRUCTING THE STORYIn the 1950s Craftsman Court and Fifth Avenue became the heart of Scottsdale’s burgeoning arts district. The district began as artists and entrepreneurs invested in the development of the arts. Artists…

Lloyd Kiva New was a leading artist and designer in Scottsdale's burgeoning arts and crafts community following World War II before emerging as a national leader in arts education. Born in Oklahoma in 1916 to Cherokee and Scot-Irish parents,…

On March 12, 1956, America met Scottsdale on the pages of LIFE Magazine. Nina Leen’s photographic essay, “Sands of the Desert Turn Gold” introduced the burgeoning Western town, which had been incorporate only 5 years earlier. Here was a place where…