Sedona Arts and Culture
Sedona not only offers astounding natural beauty, it is also home to a thriving arts and culture scene, with art galleries, historical attractions, museums and art festivals that will enrich and inspire. The Matterhorn Inn, located in uptown Sedona, is just steps from many of the best artistic attractions in the city, and our panoramic red rock views, spacious accommodations and exemplary service make your visit to Sedona even more enjoyable.
After a day of browsing the galleries or attending the Plein Air Festival, return to the Matterhorn for a swim in our solar-heated outdoor swimming pool, or enjoy a relaxing chat on your private balcony overlooking the red rocks while the sun sets. For more information about or recommendations for the best Sedona galleries, please contact us at 800-372-8207. We can also answer any questions you may have about our hotel's accommodations and amenities near the Sedona Arts Festival.
Sedona Art Galleries
Located just minutes from the Matterhorn Inn, Goldenstein Gallery offers art in every media and style, created by local and regional artists.
Tlaquepaque Arts and Crafts Village
Only ¾ of a mile from the Matterhorn Inn, Tlaquepaque has been a Sedona landmark since the 1970s. Enjoy an extraordinary collection of galleries, shops and restaurants. Feast your eyes and your palates at Tlaquepaque.
Kuivato Glass Gallery
View amazing glass sculptures, jewelry, bowls and other glass creations at this unique gallery. Visitors can enjoy seeing works of art by both local and internationally known glass artists.
Sedona Arts Center
The largest seller and selection of works by Sedona artists, the Sedona Arts Center offers beautiful fine art, jewelry, photography and many other forms of art. On the first Friday of each month, the First Friday Artwalk, featuring a wine reception and meet and greet with local artists.
Hozho Shopping Galleries
The largest fine are gallery in Sedona Arizona and Southwest. Exposures is among the finest, most unique art galleries in the world.
Museums & Historical Places
Sedona Heritage Museum
Highlighting the history of Sedona and its pioneers and settlers in words and photos, this interesting destination is only minutes away in uptown Sedona. View exhibits showing the life of real cowboys, old Western movies made in Sedona and the life of Sedona pioneers, among others.
Chapel of the Holy Cross
Experience one of the most photographed spots in the United States in person. This chapel is built right into the mesas of Sedona, and was awarded the Award of Honor in 1957 by the American Institute of Architects. Picnic tables are available if you'd like to lunch near the chapel, and there's a gift shop for buying religious art and objects.
This famous "ghost town" is located only 30 minutes from Sedona. Jerome is a historic copper mining town once known as the wickedest town in the west. It offers an interesting mixture of inviting shops and galleries and the entire community is listed in the National Register of Historic Places. Be sure to see the Gold King Mine and the Jerome State Historic Park.
- Sedona International Film Festival | February
- Sedona Arts Festival | October
- Plein Air Festival | October
1st Fridays (Sedona Arts Galleries)
One the first Friday of each month, from 5:00 - 8:00 p.m., members of the Sedona Gallery Association offer a unique monthly showcase highlighting artists, special exhibits, and art events. These special art receptions give locals and Sedona visitors alike the opportunity to enjoy light refreshments while beginning their weekends with an exploration of Sedona's exciting art scene. For your convenience, the Sedona Trolley provides free transportation to venture from art gallery to art gallery.