Welcome to The Holland Center

A vibrant, community-oriented nonprofit organization celebrating art, education, and service in the Desert Foothills region.

~ Formerly Foothills Community Foundation

Lifelong Learning

Classes, lectures, workshops, and Holland Gallery of Fine Art.

Desert Foothills Theater

Challenge, inspire, educate, and entertain through theater arts.

Desert Awareness Committee

Promotes and shares learning experiences in the desert with all ages through field classes, seminars, hikes, and festivals.

Desert Foothills Leadership

Provides leadership experiences and programming to help shape the North Valley’s future.

Partners in Education

Partners in Education (PIE) seeks to ensure that all students have access to educational enrichment programs…

The Holland Gallery of Fine Art

An exciting new, non-traditional venue for artist exhibitions, our main gallery space, the Holland Gallery of Fine Art.



Aladdin Youth Theater 5-Day Camp

July 22 @ 9:00 am - 3:00 pm

Decendants Youth Theater 5-Day Camp

July 29 @ 9:00 am - 3:00 pm

Senior Resource Fair- Vendor Sign-Up

September 21 @ 9:00 am - 1:00 pm

High School Poetry Jam and Slam

November 16 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm


December 6 @ 10:00 am - December 7 @ 4:00 pm

The Holland Center Mission

“To drive community enrichment though arts, education and community service programs for all generations.”

The Holland Center Offers Meeting Rooms and Rental Space

The Holland Center is a 100% privately funded community center in the North Valley, serving North Scottsdale, North Phoenix, Carefree and Cave Creek. It is home to six modern equipped meeting rooms available for rental.

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GuideStar Seal of Transparency

We proudly earned a 2021 Platinum Seal of Transparency!

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