Scottsdale to host Cycle the Arts, celebrate Valley Bike Month

scottsdale-artHop on your bike and get a personal look at some of the Valley’s best public art at the 9th Annual Scottsdale Cycle the Arts event Sunday, Apr. 6. The ride begins and ends at the Scottsdale Center for the Performing Arts, 7380 E. 2nd Street.

The bike tour is free and fun for the entire family. Learn about each public art piece along a guided seven-mile loop from artists and knowledgeable speakers. The ride includes interesting facts about the artist and high school student-designed bike art in the Art in Motion project and exhibit curated by Scottsdale Museum of Contemporary Art. Participants will receive a bike magnet by local artist Andy Brown and a free Valley Metro Bike Month t-shirt.

Registration starts at 8:30 a.m. with small groups of riders departing at 9 a.m. Helmets are required. After the ride, participants can:
•Enjoy FREE admission to Scottsdale Museum of Contemporary Art (SMoCA).
•Stay for the Sunday A’Fair in the Scottsdale Civic Center featuring performances by SambAZ Dancers, Capoeira Brasil Arizona, Grupo Liberdade and more.