Create & Cultivate

Our signature Create & Cultivate series immerses participants in music, art, nature, and community through enriching experiences with local artists, creators, naturalists, and more.

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Pastry making class

Pastry Class

Weft & Warp Exhibition Kitchen, complimentary

Indulge your sweet tooth in the exhibition kitchen at Weft & Warp, where our chefs will be baking—and sharing—some delicious treats. 

Herbs for blending

Apothecary Blend Bar

Palo Verde Spa & Apothecary, $25 per person, limit two guests at one time

Learn how aromatherapy can positively affect your well-being as our aromatherapy consultant provides insights into the world of essential oils—and creates a personalized blend for you. 

Meeting the artist

Meet the Artist


You’ve seen their work throughout the resort, now get to know the artists themselves! As you watch them create new works at the Olive Grove, don’t be shy—ask questions and chat. (Insider tip: Ask for a tour of the Cattle Track Arts Compound, too.) 

Taco cooking class

Cooking Class

Organic Garden, $20 per person, limit four guests at one time

Discover the flavors of the Sonoran—and learn how to incorporate them into your own dishes—with this creative interactive experience guided by our chef. 

Mixology at Andaz Scottsdale

Mixology Class

Weft & Warp, $20 per person

Create (and sample!) some of our signature cocktails as you learn from our talented mixologists in this interactive workshop. 

Sound healing

Sound Healing

Cholla Lawn, $35 per person, limit four guests at one time; 24-hour advance booking required

Join a master sound practitioner as she uses the vibrational energy of alchemy crystal singing bowls to transport you to a relaxed and rejuvenated state. It’s like 2-3 hours of deep restorative rest in just 45 minutes! 

Man with falcon

Birds of Prey


Get up close and personal with the desert’s birds of prey as our bird expert teaches you about their habits, how they hunt, and more. 

Sunset in the desert

Sunset Photography

Olive Grove, complimentary

Take the best selfies ever—and get the most out of the camera on your phone—with help from our professional photographer. You’ll learn how to capture the beauty of the desert sky, in the best place in town to watch the sunset! 

The night sky in Scottsdale

Star Search

Albers Lawn, complimentary

Yes, the stars really are brighter in the desert—we are located in a designated Dark Sky region, which means it’s often possible to see things in the night sky here that aren’t visible in big cities. Join our astronomer to learn about stars, constellations, and more from the heavens above. 

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