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Mark your calendar for Canal Convergence 2024!

This year’s event, Canal Convergence | Reflections, will occur November 8–17, 2024. More information about 2024’s featured theme, Reflections, and all the amazing artworks and activities we have planned is coming soon!

Canal Convergence 2024 Call for Art

The 2024 call for art is now closed and will reopen in spring 2025.

Thank you to all our 2023 sponsors, staff, artists, and attendees for another great, record-breaking year of Canal Convergence!

Canal Convergence | The Power of Play, Nov. 3–12, 2023, has concluded. We are so grateful for our staff and artists who created the event and for our sponsors who made this event possible. Join us again this November for another exciting Canal Convergence event.

Canal Convergence 2023 Artworks

Did you miss Canal Convergence 2023? Or did you attend but want to see the artworks again? Click on the link below to see all the 2023 artwork webpages with updated event photography.

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Last Year's Lineup

2023 Artworks

These artworks lit up the scottsdale Waterfront in "playful" ways for 10 consecutive days in November 2023. Each installation creatively emphasized the 2023 featured theme, "The Power of Play," in a unique way. Follow the "Learn More" link below to read aboutt he artworks and the artists, and see photos of the artworks.

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2023 Sponsors and Partners

Canal Convergence is made possible with annual support by the City of Scottsdale. Additional support is provided by numerous partners and sponsors.

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Scottsdale Public Art partners with Scottsdale Solid Waste Services and local businesses to reduce the amount of waste at Canal Convergence each year.

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Live Music and Dance

Canal Convergence presents live music every night of the event at the Herberger Stage in Soleri Plaza. Experience eclectic performances, from psychedelic Cumbia to Americana to rock, within the nightlife atmosphere of the Canal Convergence Beer and Wine Garden!

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Nationwide Innovation Zone

Workshops and Activities

The Canal Convergence Nationwide Innovation Zone offers an exciting and intriguing mix of ticketed and drop-in workshops. Curated by Scottsdale Arts Learning & Innovation department using the event's annual featured theme, each year brings a unique selection of activities created by local, national and international artists.

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2024 Event

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