The Gallery at el Pedregal

Visit the latest addition to the art scene in North Scottsdale, The Gallery at el Pedregal. Sonoran Arts League has teamed up with The Boulders Resort to bring the public an exceptional collection of art—all in one beautiful place. Offering workshops and a rotating collection of work, there is truly something for everyone! Photos to the right by Scott Dahne. Click here for more details.





Welcome to the Sonoran Arts League

Time to Celebrate!

The Sonoran Arts League is celebrating four decades as the premier art organization supporting the arts, artists, and art education. Thank you for supporting the Arts!

Hidden in the Hills!  November 20-22 and 27-29

The Sonoran Arts League has selected four different works of art by four different artists to appear on the cover of the 2015 Hidden in the Hills Artists Directory. The cover features the works of: Peter Skidd (metal - top), Donna Armstrong, (jewelry - left); Lucy Dickens, (oil - center); and Mary Lynch, (ceramic - right).

The 2015 Hidden in the Hills Artists Directory will be available October 2015. The directory can be purchased for $5 online at or by calling 480-575-6624.



Our Mission

To give to our community by promoting art, artists, and art education through leadership and service in the belief that an artistic awareness is essential to the well being of life and our community.

Our Vision

To be the premier art organization that supports and serves our community by nurturing a culture of creativity through education, events, and activities that connect the arts to the human spirit. 

Upcoming Events
Desert Foothills Library, Cave Creek AZ

Art in Public Places – Desert Foothills Gallery
38443 N Schoolhouse Rd., Cave Creek, Arizona, inside the Desert Foothills Library

The Desert Foothills Library Gallery in partnership with the Sonoran Arts League is a place to showcase and sell local art that has been juried, educating the community through programs, books, movies and receptions with the artists. 

This exhibit features submitted art from League members and will run from May 29th to Oct 3.

Please join us on August 8 for the Reception  (4:00pm to 5:30pm).

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El Pedregal Festival Marketplace, Scottsdale AZ

Participants will make an 18-inch necklace and learn:

•    About the basic tools needed for stringing beads

•    About different types of beading wire and when to use each of them

•    How to use crimp tubes to secure your beading creations

•    How to attach a clasp to your necklace

•    How to use wire guards and crimp covers for a professional finish

Participants will be able to select from a variety of kits, each one unique so that each necklace will truly be a one-of-a-kind creation. Tools will be provided for use during the workshop.

Workshop fee: $25.00 + $30 - $40 materials 

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El Pedregal Festival Marketplace, Scottsdale AZ

Wire Wrapped Ring
Valerie Hildebrand


Participants will complete several wire wrapped rings and learn:

•    About different types, sizes, and tempers of wire

•    How to use a ring mandrel to shape your ring

•    Techniques for wrapping wire

Participants will be able to select from a variety of beads to make the rings using copper or bronze wire. Tools will be provided for use during the workshop.

(1½ hours, Ages 12 to adult, registration fee $20.00, materials fee 5.00+tax)


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Sonoran Arts League Office, Cave Creek AZ

2015 Hidden in the Hills Committee Meeting

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