The Tucson Museum of Art and The Tucson Symphony Orchestra Present THE BIG WIN! Arts Raffle of Tucson

September 29 / 2015

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Laura Cortelyou
Director of PR and Marketing
(520) 616-2687
LCortelyou@TucsonMuseumofArt.org

Terry Marshall
Public Relations Manager
(520) 620-9158
TMarshall@TucsonSymphony.org

The Tucson Museum of Art and The Tucson Symphony Orchestra Present
THE BIG WIN! Arts Raffle of Tucson

TUCSON, ARIZONA (September 28, 2015) –Arizona residents just got luckier! The Tucson Museum of Art (TMA) and The Tucson Symphony Orchestra (TSO) – two of the most respected arts organizations in the Southwest – present THE BIG WIN! Arts Raffle of Tucson, featuring two Mini Coopers as Early Bird prizes, and a MAXX Builder custom home valued at $500,000 or $400,000 in cash as Grand Prize. Ticket buyers have a one in 35 chance of winning one of over $600,000 in prizes including exotic vacations, a fine jewelry gift certificate, dinners, spa days, and tickets to theatrical performances. THE BIG WIN! Arts Raffle of Tucson kicks off October 1, 2015 and ends with the final drawing for Grand and multiple prizes on March 16, 2016.

“We partnered with TSO on our very successful raffle in 2013 and are thrilled to do it again,” said Robert Knight, TMA Chief Executive Officer. “I’m looking forward to making it as fun as possible for the community to help us raise money for two, important, hard-working arts organizations.”

“Our organizations and the community benefit from this partnership,” said Mark Blakeman, TSO President and Chief Executive Officer. “Besides having a chance at winning fantastic prizes, everyone who buys a ticket is providing thousands of children great music and art.  Proceeds from THE BIG WIN! Arts Raffle of Tucson keep our programs going on the stage, in the museum, in schools, and throughout the community.”

Prize Highlights

  • Grand Prize: $500,000 towards a MAXX Builder custom home or $400,000 in cash
  • Early Bird Prizes: Two Mini Coopers or $30,000 in cash; tickets to Broadway in Tucson and UApresents events (20 winners each)
  • Other prizes: Fairmont Bermuda Resort vacation or $3,000 cash; Fairmont Chateau Lake Louise or $2,500 cash; Le Cordon Bleu Canada or $1,500 cash; dinner for 10 people at El Charro Café with celebrity chef Carlotta Flores; an Abbott Taylor Jewelers $1,000 gift certificate; a $1,000 Elfa System gift certificate from The Container Store; The Red Door Spa at La Paloma (20 gifts); free parking pass for TSO Tucson Music Hall performances for one year (10 winners); a pair of tickets to any 2015-2016 Classic or SuperPops! Concert (100 winners); VIP admission tickets to the Tucson Museum of Art (100 winners)

Key Dates:
Sunday, November 15, 2015 – Early Bird Prize Entry Deadline
Sunday, December 6, 2015 – Holiday Cash Prize Entry Deadline
Sunday, January 24, 2016 – Holiday Recovery Cash Prize Entry Deadline
Sunday, March 13, 2016 – Final Entry Grand Prize Drawing Deadline
Wednesday, March 16, 2016 – Grand Prize Drawing
Monday, March 21, 2016 – Grand Prize Winner Announced

How to Purchase:

  • Websites: tucsonsymphony.org or www.tucsonmuseumofart.org/events/raffle/
  • Phone: (520) 882-8585
  • In person:
    TMA Admissions Desk, 140 N. Main Ave., Tue., Wed., Fri., Sat.: 10:00 AM – 5:00 PM; Thur.: 10:00 AM – 8:00 PM; Sun.: 12:00 PM – 5:00 PM
  • TSO Box Office, 2175 N. 6th Ave., Tue. – Sat.: 10:00 AM – 5:00 PM

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