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Tucson Museum of Art and Historic Block

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140 North Main Avenue
Tucson, AZ 85701 United States
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August 2022

Second SundAZe: Family Day @ TMA!

August 14 at 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Tucson Museum of Art and Historic Block, 140 North Main Avenue
Tucson, AZ 85701 United States
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Second Sunday of every month 10 a.m.–5 p.m. Activities 11 a.m.–2p.m. Pay-What-You-Wish Admission Art-making | Experiences | Performances On the Second Sunday of the month the Tucson Museum of Art and Historic Block offers pay-what-you-wish admission all day! With a focus on families, the program provides intergenerational learning through engaging activities and experiences. Second SundAZe Family Day @TMA offers guests an opportunity to explore art, history, and regional culture throughout the Museum’s galleries and historic properties. Programs include performances, art-making,…

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September 2022

Member Preview: Monica Aissa Martinez: Nothing in Stasis

September 1 at 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Tucson Museum of Art and Historic Block, 140 North Main Avenue
Tucson, AZ 85701 United States
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Be the first to see the new feature exhibition Monica Aissa Martinez: Nothing in Stasis. At 5:30 p.m. join artist Monica Aissa Martinez and Dr. Julie Sasse in a conversation in the Stonewall Community Room (registration required). Member's Preview will feature live music by Flor de Nopal. Monica Aissa Martinez: Nothing in Stasis is presented by Dr. Peggy Jones and Alan Willenbrock, Kit and Dan Kimball, and the Tucson Museum of Art Contemporary Art Society. The 2022/2023 Exhibition Season at…

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First Thursday

September 1 at 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Tucson Museum of Art and Historic Block, 140 North Main Avenue
Tucson, AZ 85701 United States
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First Thursday of every month 5–8 p.m. Pay-What-You-Wish Admission Activities | Experiences | Performances On the first Thursday of the month the Tucson Museum of Art and Historic Block offers extended hours and pay-what-you-wish admission from 5:00pm until 8:00pm. On September’s First Thursday explore the feature exhibition Monica Aissa Martinez: Nothing in Stasis and join artist Monica Aissa Martinez and Dr. Julie Sasse in a conversation at 5:30 p.m. in the Stonewall Community Room. The evening will feature live music…

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In Conversation: Monica Aissa Martinez and Dr. Julie Sasse

September 1 at 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm
Tucson Museum of Art and Historic Block, 140 North Main Avenue
Tucson, AZ 85701 United States
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In Conversation: Monica Aissa Martinez and Dr. Julie Sasse Join artist Monica Aissa Martinez in conversation with Dr. Julie Sasse as they discuss the intersections of creativity, biological forms, and anatomical structures as well as the exhibit Monica Aissa Martinez: Nothing in Stasis. $5 for non-members; free for members and students with ID. RESERVE TICKETS HERE ABOUT THE ARTIST Monica Aissa Martinez, born and raised in El Paso, TX, lives and works in Phoenix, AZ. She attended the University of Texas…

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Bank of America: Museums On Us

September 3 at 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Tucson Museum of Art and Historic Block, 140 North Main Avenue
Tucson, AZ 85701 United States
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This weekend, admission to TMA is free for Bank of America cardholders as a part Bank of America's Museums On Us program. Reserve a ticket online (one per cardholder) using the discount code TMABofA, then show your Bank of America/Merrill Lynch debit or credit card at the Admissions Desk to redeem your free admission. Museums on Us occurs during the first full weekend of each month. Present your active Bank of America, Merrill or Bank of America Private Bank (U.S.…

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Bank of America: Museums On Us

September 4 at 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Tucson Museum of Art and Historic Block, 140 North Main Avenue
Tucson, AZ 85701 United States
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This weekend, admission to TMA is free for Bank of America cardholders as a part Bank of America's Museums On Us program. Reserve a ticket online (one per cardholder) using the discount code TMABofA, then show your Bank of America/Merrill Lynch debit or credit card at the Admissions Desk to redeem your free admission. Museums on Us occurs during the first full weekend of each month. Present your active Bank of America, Merrill or Bank of America Private Bank (U.S.…

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Second SundAZe: Family Day @ TMA!

September 11 at 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Tucson Museum of Art and Historic Block, 140 North Main Avenue
Tucson, AZ 85701 United States
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Second SundAZe at TMA!

Second Sunday of every month 10 a.m.–5 p.m. Activities 11 a.m.–2p.m. Pay-What-You-Wish Admission Art-making | Experiences | Performances On the Second Sunday of the month the Tucson Museum of Art and Historic Block offers pay-what-you-wish admission all day! With a focus on families, the program provides intergenerational learning through engaging activities and experiences. Second SundAZe Family Day @TMA offers guests an opportunity to explore art, history, and regional culture throughout the Museum’s galleries and historic properties. Programs include performances, art-making,…

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Docent Art Talk: Roy Lichtenstein: Connecting the Dots, presented by Alinda Hakanson

September 11 at 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Tucson Museum of Art and Historic Block, 140 North Main Avenue
Tucson, AZ 85701 United States
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This month we will examine Roy Lichtenstein’s journey from an unknown artist to one of the stars of the 1960s Pop Art movement. Along the way you can decide if Roy Lichtenstein is the worst artist in the U.S. as Life Magazine called him in the early ‘60s. Docent Art Talks have officially moved from Wednesday afternoons in the Spring to a monthly year-round program coinciding with TMA’s Second SundAZe Family Days, from August 2022 through May 2023 at 2:00pm…

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October 2022

Bank of America: Museums On Us

October 1 at 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Tucson Museum of Art and Historic Block, 140 North Main Avenue
Tucson, AZ 85701 United States
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This weekend, admission to TMA is free for Bank of America cardholders as a part Bank of America's Museums On Us program. Reserve a ticket online (one per cardholder) using the discount code TMABofA, then show your Bank of America/Merrill Lynch debit or credit card at the Admissions Desk to redeem your free admission. Museums on Us occurs during the first full weekend of each month. Present your active Bank of America, Merrill or Bank of America Private Bank (U.S.…

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Bank of America: Museums On Us

October 2 at 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Tucson Museum of Art and Historic Block, 140 North Main Avenue
Tucson, AZ 85701 United States
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This weekend, admission to TMA is free for Bank of America cardholders as a part Bank of America's Museums On Us program. Reserve a ticket online (one per cardholder) using the discount code TMABofA, then show your Bank of America/Merrill Lynch debit or credit card at the Admissions Desk to redeem your free admission. Museums on Us occurs during the first full weekend of each month. Present your active Bank of America, Merrill or Bank of America Private Bank (U.S.…

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First Thursday

October 6 at 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Tucson Museum of Art and Historic Block, 140 North Main Avenue
Tucson, AZ 85701 United States
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First Thursday of every month 5–8 p.m. Pay-What-You-Wish Admission Activities | Experiences | Performances On the first Thursday of the month the Tucson Museum of Art and Historic Block offers extended hours and pay-what-you-wish admission from 5:00pm until 8:00pm. First Thursday is designed to complement and enhance TMA’s exhibitions and permanent collection while reflecting the diversity of the community, making art more accessible. With the goal to widen our reach, programs encourage community members to “come for the activities and…

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Second SundAZe: Family Day @ TMA!

October 9 at 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Tucson Museum of Art and Historic Block, 140 North Main Avenue
Tucson, AZ 85701 United States
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Second SundAZe at TMA!

Second Sunday of every month 10 a.m.–5 p.m. Activities 11 a.m.–2p.m. Pay-What-You-Wish Admission Art-making | Experiences | Performances On the Second Sunday of the month the Tucson Museum of Art and Historic Block offers pay-what-you-wish admission all day! With a focus on families, the program provides intergenerational learning through engaging activities and experiences. Second SundAZe Family Day @TMA offers guests an opportunity to explore art, history, and regional culture throughout the Museum’s galleries and historic properties. Programs include performances, art-making,…

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Exploring Identities and Creative Practices in More Than: Expanding Artists Identities from the American West

October 15 at 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Tucson Museum of Art and Historic Block, 140 North Main Avenue
Tucson, AZ 85701 United States
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22/23 LEADERSHIP CIRCLE LECTURE SERIES Join artists Steffi Faircloth, Sarah Sense, and Ezra Tucker as they highlight how their artworks included in More Than challenge, destabilize, and broaden the stereotyped myths surrounding the “West.” This lecture is in conjunction with the exhibition More Than: Expanding Identities of Artists from the American West. Free for museum members, non-members $5. Lecture will take place in the Stonewall Foundation Community Room located in the Alice Chaiten Baker Center for Art Education. RESERVE TICKETS…

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Howl at the Museum

October 28 at 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Tucson Museum of Art and Historic Block, 140 North Main Avenue
Tucson, AZ 85701 United States
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Enjoy interactive art, music, performances, drinks, bites, and experiences! Tickets will go on sale in late August. FEATURING Music by Birds and Arrows Burlesque performances Sounds by DJ Humblelianess Costume contest Whiskey del Bac Showdown Art-making activities TICKET PRICES Howl is a 21+ event $35 MEMBER / $40 NOT YET MEMBER  

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November 2022

First Thursday

November 3 at 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Tucson Museum of Art and Historic Block, 140 North Main Avenue
Tucson, AZ 85701 United States
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First Thursday of every month 5–8 p.m. Pay-What-You-Wish Admission Activities | Experiences | Performances On the first Thursday of the month the Tucson Museum of Art and Historic Block offers extended hours and pay-what-you-wish admission from 5:00pm until 8:00pm. First Thursday is designed to complement and enhance TMA’s exhibitions and permanent collection while reflecting the diversity of the community, making art more accessible. With the goal to widen our reach, programs encourage community members to “come for the activities and…

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The Critical Eye: Curators in Conversation

November 3 at 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm
Tucson Museum of Art and Historic Block, 140 North Main Avenue
Tucson, AZ 85701 United States
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The Critical Eye: Curators in Conversation In conjunction with the jurying of Arizona Biennial 2023, join curators Taína Caragol (Curator of painting, sculpture, and Latinx art and history, National Portrait Gallery), Laura Copelin (Curator at Large, Museum of Contemporary Art Tucson), and Julio Morales (Senior Curator, ASU Art Museum) in conversation with TMA’s chief curator Dr. Julie Sasse to discuss current trends and what they look for in contemporary art. $5 for non-members; free for members and students with ID.…

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Bank of America: Museums On Us

November 5 at 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Tucson Museum of Art and Historic Block, 140 North Main Avenue
Tucson, AZ 85701 United States
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This weekend, admission to TMA is free for Bank of America cardholders as a part Bank of America's Museums On Us program. Reserve a ticket online (one per cardholder) using the discount code TMABofA, then show your Bank of America/Merrill Lynch debit or credit card at the Admissions Desk to redeem your free admission. Museums on Us occurs during the first full weekend of each month. Present your active Bank of America, Merrill or Bank of America Private Bank (U.S.…

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Bank of America: Museums On Us

November 6 at 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Tucson Museum of Art and Historic Block, 140 North Main Avenue
Tucson, AZ 85701 United States
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This weekend, admission to TMA is free for Bank of America cardholders as a part Bank of America's Museums On Us program. Reserve a ticket online (one per cardholder) using the discount code TMABofA, then show your Bank of America/Merrill Lynch debit or credit card at the Admissions Desk to redeem your free admission. Museums on Us occurs during the first full weekend of each month. Present your active Bank of America, Merrill or Bank of America Private Bank (U.S.…

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Curator Tour – More Than: Expanding Artist Identities from the American West

November 10 at 10:30 am - 11:30 am
Tucson Museum of Art and Historic Block, 140 North Main Avenue
Tucson, AZ 85701 United States
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CURATOR TOUR Join senior curator, Glasser Curator of Art of the American West Christine Brindza in a tour of More Than: Expanding Artist Identities from the American West as she explores overarching themes, key artists, and the changing ideas of identity in Western Art. Included with paid admission, free for museum members and students with ID. Culture Pass, guest passes, and other forms of complementary admission will not be accepted for this event. RSVP Required, limited to 20 attendees. Curator…

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Second SundAZe: Family Day @ TMA!

November 13 at 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Tucson Museum of Art and Historic Block, 140 North Main Avenue
Tucson, AZ 85701 United States
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Second SundAZe at TMA!

Second Sunday of every month 10 a.m.–5 p.m. Activities 11 a.m.–2p.m. Pay-What-You-Wish Admission Art-making | Experiences | Performances On the Second Sunday of the month the Tucson Museum of Art and Historic Block offers pay-what-you-wish admission all day! With a focus on families, the program provides intergenerational learning through engaging activities and experiences. Second SundAZe Family Day @TMA offers guests an opportunity to explore art, history, and regional culture throughout the Museum’s galleries and historic properties. Programs include performances, art-making,…

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Fall Artisans Market

November 18 at 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Tucson Museum of Art and Historic Block, 140 North Main Avenue
Tucson, AZ 85701 United States
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Our Annual Fall Artisans Market features more than 100 unique and local artists and artisans with crafts, original artwork, pottery, glass, jewelry, textiles and gift items in an outdoor street fair setting. Organized by TMA’s Museum Store, the event is an annual fundraiser for Southern Arizona’s oldest visual arts institution located in downtown Tucson. In addition to the Market, Café a la C’Art will be open throughout the weekend with ample outdoor seating in the expanded patio (and some indoor…

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Fall Artisans Market

November 19 at 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Tucson Museum of Art and Historic Block, 140 North Main Avenue
Tucson, AZ 85701 United States
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Our Annual Fall Artisans Market features more than 100 unique and local artists and artisans with crafts, original artwork, pottery, glass, jewelry, textiles and gift items in an outdoor street fair setting. Organized by TMA’s Museum Store, the event is an annual fundraiser for Southern Arizona’s oldest visual arts institution located in downtown Tucson. In addition to the Market, Café a la C’Art will be open throughout the weekend with ample outdoor seating in the expanded patio (and some indoor…

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Fall Artisans Market

November 20 at 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Tucson Museum of Art and Historic Block, 140 North Main Avenue
Tucson, AZ 85701 United States
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Our Annual Fall Artisans Market features more than 100 unique and local artists and artisans with crafts, original artwork, pottery, glass, jewelry, textiles and gift items in an outdoor street fair setting. Organized by TMA’s Museum Store, the event is an annual fundraiser for Southern Arizona’s oldest visual arts institution located in downtown Tucson. In addition to the Market, Café a la C’Art will be open throughout the weekend with ample outdoor seating in the expanded patio (and some indoor…

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December 2022

First Thursday

December 1 at 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Tucson Museum of Art and Historic Block, 140 North Main Avenue
Tucson, AZ 85701 United States
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First Thursday of every month 5–8 p.m. Pay-What-You-Wish Admission Activities | Experiences | Performances On the first Thursday of the month the Tucson Museum of Art and Historic Block offers extended hours and pay-what-you-wish admission from 5:00pm until 8:00pm. First Thursday is designed to complement and enhance TMA’s exhibitions and permanent collection while reflecting the diversity of the community, making art more accessible. With the goal to widen our reach, programs encourage community members to “come for the activities and…

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Curator Tour – More Than: Expanding Artist Identities from the American West

December 2 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Tucson Museum of Art and Historic Block, 140 North Main Avenue
Tucson, AZ 85701 United States
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CURATOR TOUR Join senior curator, Glasser Curator of Art of the American West Christine Brindza in a tour of More Than: Expanding Artist Identities from the American West as she explores overarching themes, key artists, and the changing ideas of identity in Western Art. Included with paid admission, free for museum members and students with ID. Culture Pass, guest passes, and other forms of complementary admission will not be accepted for this event. RSVP Required, limited to 20 attendees. Curator…

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Bank of America: Museums On Us

December 3 at 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Tucson Museum of Art and Historic Block, 140 North Main Avenue
Tucson, AZ 85701 United States
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This weekend, admission to TMA is free for Bank of America cardholders as a part Bank of America's Museums On Us program. Reserve a ticket online (one per cardholder) using the discount code TMABofA, then show your Bank of America/Merrill Lynch debit or credit card at the Admissions Desk to redeem your free admission. Museums on Us occurs during the first full weekend of each month. Present your active Bank of America, Merrill or Bank of America Private Bank (U.S.…

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Bank of America: Museums On Us

December 4 at 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Tucson Museum of Art and Historic Block, 140 North Main Avenue
Tucson, AZ 85701 United States
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This weekend, admission to TMA is free for Bank of America cardholders as a part Bank of America's Museums On Us program. Reserve a ticket online (one per cardholder) using the discount code TMABofA, then show your Bank of America/Merrill Lynch debit or credit card at the Admissions Desk to redeem your free admission. Museums on Us occurs during the first full weekend of each month. Present your active Bank of America, Merrill or Bank of America Private Bank (U.S.…

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Curator Spotlight: Latin American Art

December 9 at 11:00 am - 12:30 pm
Tucson Museum of Art and Historic Block, 140 North Main Avenue
Tucson, AZ 85701 United States
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Curator Spotlight: Latin American Art Learn more about the museum’s permanent collection of Latin American Art with Dr. Kristopher Driggers, assistant curator, Schmidt curator of Latin American Art. Dr. Driggers will share insights on the collection and spotlight recent acquisitions. In November 2021 TMA’s Board of Trustees adopted a Collecting Plan to articulate the values that guide the museum’s collecting of art. To learn more, click the following link to access the Collecting Plan executive summary. RESERVE TICKETS

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Second SundAZe: Family Day @ TMA!

December 11 at 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Tucson Museum of Art and Historic Block, 140 North Main Avenue
Tucson, AZ 85701 United States
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Second SundAZe at TMA!

Second Sunday of every month 10 a.m.–5 p.m. Pay-What-You-Wish Admission Art-making | Experiences | Performances On the Second Sunday of the month the Tucson Museum of Art and Historic Block offers pay-what-you-wish admission all day! With a focus on families, the program provides intergenerational learning through engaging activities and experiences. Second SundAZe Family Day @TMA offers guests an opportunity to explore art, history, and regional culture throughout the Museum’s galleries and historic properties. Programs include performances, art-making, story time, and…

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January 2023

First Thursday

January 5, 2023 at 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Tucson Museum of Art and Historic Block, 140 North Main Avenue
Tucson, AZ 85701 United States
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First Thursday of every month 5–8 p.m. Pay-What-You-Wish Admission Activities | Experiences | Performances On the first Thursday of the month the Tucson Museum of Art and Historic Block offers extended hours and pay-what-you-wish admission from 5:00pm until 8:00pm. First Thursday is designed to complement and enhance TMA’s exhibitions and permanent collection while reflecting the diversity of the community, making art more accessible. With the goal to widen our reach, programs encourage community members to “come for the activities and…

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Second SundAZe: Family Day @ TMA!

January 8, 2023 at 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Tucson Museum of Art and Historic Block, 140 North Main Avenue
Tucson, AZ 85701 United States
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Second SundAZe at TMA!

Second Sunday of every month 10 a.m.–5 p.m. Activities 11 a.m.–2p.m. Pay-What-You-Wish Admission Art-making | Experiences | Performances On the Second Sunday of the month the Tucson Museum of Art and Historic Block offers pay-what-you-wish admission all day! With a focus on families, the program provides intergenerational learning through engaging activities and experiences. Second SundAZe Family Day @TMA offers guests an opportunity to explore art, history, and regional culture throughout the Museum’s galleries and historic properties. Programs include performances, art-making,…

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Docent Art Talk: The Pre-Raphaelites: A Revolution in Three Parts, with Prelude, presented by Martin Randall

January 8, 2023 at 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Tucson Museum of Art and Historic Block, 140 North Main Avenue
Tucson, AZ 85701 United States
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Docent Art Talks have officially moved from Wednesday afternoons in the Spring to a monthly year-round program coinciding with TMA’s Second SundAZe Family Days, from August 2022 through May 2023 at 2:00pm on the second Sunday of each month. Monthly lectures examine art and artists that have influenced the world, from the great classics of Europe to the art of the Southwest, to the most exciting trends in modern and contemporary art. The Museum will also be open on those…

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Curator Spotlight: Art of the American West

January 13, 2023 at 11:00 am - 12:30 pm
Tucson Museum of Art and Historic Block, 140 North Main Avenue
Tucson, AZ 85701 United States
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Curator Spotlight: Art of the American West Learn more about the museum’s permanent collection of Art of the American West with Christine Brindza, senior curator, Glasser curator of Art of the American West. Brindza will share insights on the collection and spotlight recent acquisitions. In November 2021 TMA’s Board of Trustees adopted a Collecting Plan to articulate the values that guide the museum’s collecting of art. To learn more, click the following link to access the Collecting Plan executive summary.…

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Curator Spotlight: Modern and Contemporary Art

January 27, 2023 at 11:00 am - 12:30 pm
Tucson Museum of Art and Historic Block, 140 North Main Avenue
Tucson, AZ 85701 United States
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Curator Spotlight: Modern and Contemporary Art Learn more about the museum’s permanent collections of Modern and Contemporary Art with Dr. Julie Sasse, chief curator. Dr. Sasse will share insights on the collection and spotlight recent acquisitions. In November 2021 TMA’s Board of Trustees adopted a Collecting Plan to articulate the values that guide the museum’s collecting of art. To learn more, click the following link to access the Collecting Plan executive summary. RESERVE TICKETS

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February 2023

First Thursday

February 2, 2023 at 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Tucson Museum of Art and Historic Block, 140 North Main Avenue
Tucson, AZ 85701 United States
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First Thursday of every month 5–8 p.m. Pay-What-You-Wish Admission Activities | Experiences | Performances On the first Thursday of the month the Tucson Museum of Art and Historic Block offers extended hours and pay-what-you-wish admission from 5:00pm until 8:00pm. First Thursday is designed to complement and enhance TMA’s exhibitions and permanent collection while reflecting the diversity of the community, making art more accessible. With the goal to widen our reach, programs encourage community members to “come for the activities and…

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Enduring Legacies Panel Discussion

February 2, 2023 at 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
Tucson Museum of Art and Historic Block, 140 North Main Avenue
Tucson, AZ 85701 United States
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Enduring Legacies Panel Discussion Celebrate the opening of Enduring Legacies with a panel discussion featuring Monica Buckle, Julia Arriola, and David Tenario—humanities scholars who supported the curatorial process—to learn about the various meanings and histories behind the exhibition. $5 for non-members; free for members and students with ID. First Thursday is presented by an anonymous donor. Enduring Legacies Panel Discussion is supported in part by the Arizona Humanities. RESERVE TICKETS HERE

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February 9, 2023 at 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
Tucson Museum of Art and Historic Block, 140 North Main Avenue
Tucson, AZ 85701 United States
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22/23 LEADERSHIP CIRCLE LECTURE SERIES Victoria Lyall is the Frederick and Jan Mayer Curator of the Ancient Americas at the Denver Art Museum. Lyall’s recent exhibition projects include ReVisión: A New Look at Art in the Americas, curated with Jorge F. Rivas Pérez, and Traitor, Survivor, Icon: The Legacy of La Malinche, curated with Terezita Romo. Previously, Lyall served as Associate Curator at LACMA and Associate Professor at San Francisco State University. She holds a Ph.D. in Mesoamerican art history…

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Leadership Circle Lecture Series – Victoria Lyall

February 9, 2023 at 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
Tucson Museum of Art and Historic Block, 140 North Main Avenue
Tucson, AZ 85701 United States
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22/23 LEADERSHIP CIRCLE LECTURE SERIES Victoria Lyall is the Frederick and Jan Mayer Curator of the Ancient Americas at the Denver Art Museum. Lyall’s recent exhibition projects include ReVisión: A New Look at Art in the Americas, curated with Jorge F. Rivas Pérez, and Traitor, Survivor, Icon: The Legacy of La Malinche, curated with Terezita Romo. Previously, Lyall served as Associate Curator at LACMA and Associate Professor at San Francisco State University. She holds a Ph.D. in Mesoamerican art history…

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Second SundAZe: Family Day @ TMA!

February 12, 2023 at 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Tucson Museum of Art and Historic Block, 140 North Main Avenue
Tucson, AZ 85701 United States
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Second SundAZe at TMA!

Second Sunday of every month 10 a.m.–5 p.m. Activities 11 a.m.–2p.m. Pay-What-You-Wish Admission Art-making | Experiences | Performances On the Second Sunday of the month the Tucson Museum of Art and Historic Block offers pay-what-you-wish admission all day! With a focus on families, the program provides intergenerational learning through engaging activities and experiences. Second SundAZe Family Day @TMA offers guests an opportunity to explore art, history, and regional culture throughout the Museum’s galleries and historic properties. Programs include performances, art-making,…

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March 2023

First Thursday

March 2, 2023 at 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Tucson Museum of Art and Historic Block, 140 North Main Avenue
Tucson, AZ 85701 United States
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First Thursday of every month 5–8 p.m. Pay-What-You-Wish Admission Activities | Experiences | Performances On the first Thursday of the month the Tucson Museum of Art and Historic Block offers extended hours and pay-what-you-wish admission from 5:00pm until 8:00pm. First Thursday is designed to complement and enhance TMA’s exhibitions and permanent collection while reflecting the diversity of the community, making art more accessible. With the goal to widen our reach, programs encourage community members to “come for the activities and…

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Spring Artisan Market

March 3, 2023 at 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Tucson Museum of Art and Historic Block, 140 North Main Avenue
Tucson, AZ 85701 United States
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Our Annual Spring Artisans Market features more than 100 unique and local artists and artisans with crafts, original artwork, pottery, glass, jewelry, textiles and gift items in an outdoor street fair setting. Organized by TMA’s Museum Store, the event is an annual fundraiser for Southern Arizona’s oldest visual arts institution located in downtown Tucson. In addition to the Market, Café a la C’Art will be open throughout the weekend with ample outdoor seating in the expanded patio (and some indoor…

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Spring Artisans Market

March 4, 2023 at 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Tucson Museum of Art and Historic Block, 140 North Main Avenue
Tucson, AZ 85701 United States
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Our Annual Spring Artisans Market features more than 100 unique and local artists and artisans with crafts, original artwork, pottery, glass, jewelry, textiles and gift items in an outdoor street fair setting. Organized by TMA’s Museum Store, the event is an annual fundraiser for Southern Arizona’s oldest visual arts institution located in downtown Tucson. In addition to the Market, Café a la C’Art will be open throughout the weekend with ample outdoor seating in the expanded patio (and some indoor…

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Spring Artisan Market

March 5, 2023 at 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Tucson Museum of Art and Historic Block, 140 North Main Avenue
Tucson, AZ 85701 United States
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Our Annual Spring Artisans Market features more than 100 unique and local artists and artisans with crafts, original artwork, pottery, glass, jewelry, textiles and gift items in an outdoor street fair setting. Organized by TMA’s Museum Store, the event is an annual fundraiser for Southern Arizona’s oldest visual arts institution located in downtown Tucson. In addition to the Market, Café a la C’Art will be open throughout the weekend with ample outdoor seating in the expanded patio (and some indoor…

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Second SundAZe: Family Day @ TMA!

March 12, 2023 at 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Tucson Museum of Art and Historic Block, 140 North Main Avenue
Tucson, AZ 85701 United States
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Second SundAZe at TMA!

Second Sunday of every month 10 a.m.–5 p.m. Activities 11 a.m.–2p.m. Pay-What-You-Wish Admission Art-making | Experiences | Performances On the Second Sunday of the month the Tucson Museum of Art and Historic Block offers pay-what-you-wish admission all day! With a focus on families, the program provides intergenerational learning through engaging activities and experiences. Second SundAZe Family Day @TMA offers guests an opportunity to explore art, history, and regional culture throughout the Museum’s galleries and historic properties. Programs include performances, art-making,…

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MUSEUM IS CLOSED

March 18, 2023
Tucson Museum of Art and Historic Block, 140 North Main Avenue
Tucson, AZ 85701 United States
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The museum will be closed to the public due TMA’s Annual Gala Fundraiser on Saturday, March 18, 2023 and will resume back to business hours on Sunday, March 19, 2022 from 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.

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TMA Gala 2023

March 18, 2023 at 10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tucson Museum of Art and Historic Block, 140 North Main Avenue
Tucson, AZ 85701 United States
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TMA Gala is the museum’s signature fundraising event that supports educational and community initiatives. Guests can experience an exhilarating evening of jazz music, delectable dining, an incredible live auction, a paddle raise, and socializing with friends.

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April 2023

First Thursday

April 6, 2023 at 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Tucson Museum of Art and Historic Block, 140 North Main Avenue
Tucson, AZ 85701 United States
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First Thursday of every month 5–8 p.m. Pay-What-You-Wish Admission Activities | Experiences | Performances On the first Thursday of the month the Tucson Museum of Art and Historic Block offers extended hours and pay-what-you-wish admission from 5:00pm until 8:00pm. First Thursday is designed to complement and enhance TMA’s exhibitions and permanent collection while reflecting the diversity of the community, making art more accessible. With the goal to widen our reach, programs encourage community members to “come for the activities and…

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Arizona Biennial 2023: Artists Spotlight

April 6, 2023 at 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
Tucson Museum of Art and Historic Block, 140 North Main Avenue
Tucson, AZ 85701 United States
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Arizona Biennial 2023: Artists Spotlight Join Arizona Biennial 2023 artists as they discuss their process, share insights on their works in the biennial and discuss how they relate to their larger body of works. Participating artists will be announced in early 2023. $5 for non-members; free for members and students with ID. Arizona Biennial 2023 is presented by the Tucson Museum of Art Contemporary Art Society. The 2022/2023 Exhibition Season at TMA is presented by Jim and Fran Allen, Jon…

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Second SundAZe: Family Day @ TMA!

April 9, 2023 at 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Tucson Museum of Art and Historic Block, 140 North Main Avenue
Tucson, AZ 85701 United States
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Second SundAZe at TMA!

Second Sunday of every month 10 a.m.–5 p.m. Activities 11 a.m.–2p.m. Pay-What-You-Wish Admission Art-making | Experiences | Performances On the Second Sunday of the month the Tucson Museum of Art and Historic Block offers pay-what-you-wish admission all day! With a focus on families, the program provides intergenerational learning through engaging activities and experiences. Second SundAZe Family Day @TMA offers guests an opportunity to explore art, history, and regional culture throughout the Museum’s galleries and historic properties. Programs include performances, art-making,…

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May 2023

First Thursday

May 4, 2023 at 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Tucson Museum of Art and Historic Block, 140 North Main Avenue
Tucson, AZ 85701 United States
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First Thursday of every month 5–8 p.m. Pay-What-You-Wish Admission Activities | Experiences | Performances On the first Thursday of the month the Tucson Museum of Art and Historic Block offers extended hours and pay-what-you-wish admission from 5:00pm until 8:00pm. First Thursday is designed to complement and enhance TMA’s exhibitions and permanent collection while reflecting the diversity of the community, making art more accessible. With the goal to widen our reach, programs encourage community members to “come for the activities and…

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Artist Talk: Justin Favela

May 4, 2023 at 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
Tucson Museum of Art and Historic Block, 140 North Main Avenue
Tucson, AZ 85701 United States
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Artist Talk: Justin Favela In conjunction with Popol Vuh and Maya Storytelling, join contemporary artist Justin Favela as he offers insights to his creative practice and his relationships with the Popol Vuh story and the work of Carlos Mérida. $5 for non-members; free for members and students with ID. RESERVE HERE TICKETS First Thursday is presented by an anonymous donor. Artist Talk: Justin Favela is supported in part by the National Endowment for the Arts Primer Jueves es presentado por…

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Second SundAZe: Family Day @ TMA!

May 14, 2023 at 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Tucson Museum of Art and Historic Block, 140 North Main Avenue
Tucson, AZ 85701 United States
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Second SundAZe at TMA!

Second Sunday of every month 10 a.m.–5 p.m. Activities 11 a.m.–2p.m. Pay-What-You-Wish Admission Art-making | Experiences | Performances On the Second Sunday of the month the Tucson Museum of Art and Historic Block offers pay-what-you-wish admission all day! With a focus on families, the program provides intergenerational learning through engaging activities and experiences. Second SundAZe Family Day @TMA offers guests an opportunity to explore art, history, and regional culture throughout the Museum’s galleries and historic properties. Programs include performances, art-making,…

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June 2023

First Thursday

June 1, 2023 at 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Tucson Museum of Art and Historic Block, 140 North Main Avenue
Tucson, AZ 85701 United States
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First Thursday of every month 5–8 p.m. Pay-What-You-Wish Admission Activities | Experiences | Performances On the first Thursday of the month the Tucson Museum of Art and Historic Block offers extended hours and pay-what-you-wish admission from 5:00pm until 8:00pm. First Thursday is designed to complement and enhance TMA’s exhibitions and permanent collection while reflecting the diversity of the community, making art more accessible. With the goal to widen our reach, programs encourage community members to “come for the activities and…

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Arizona Biennial 2023: Artists Spotlight

June 1, 2023 at 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
Tucson Museum of Art and Historic Block, 140 North Main Avenue
Tucson, AZ 85701 United States
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Arizona Biennial 2023: Artists Spotlight Join Arizona Biennial 2023 artists as they discuss their process, share insights on their works in the biennial and discuss how they relate to their larger body of works. Participating artists will be announced in early 2023. $5 for non-members; free for members and students with ID. RESERVE HERE TICKETS Arizona Biennial 2023 is presented by the Tucson Museum of Art Contemporary Art Society. The 2022/2023 Exhibition Season at TMA is presented by Jim and…

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Second SundAZe: Family Day @ TMA!

June 11, 2023 at 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Tucson Museum of Art and Historic Block, 140 North Main Avenue
Tucson, AZ 85701 United States
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Second SundAZe at TMA!

Second Sunday of every month 10 a.m.–5 p.m. Activities 11 a.m.–2p.m. Pay-What-You-Wish Admission Art-making | Experiences | Performances On the Second Sunday of the month the Tucson Museum of Art and Historic Block offers pay-what-you-wish admission all day! With a focus on families, the program provides intergenerational learning through engaging activities and experiences. Second SundAZe Family Day @TMA offers guests an opportunity to explore art, history, and regional culture throughout the Museum’s galleries and historic properties. Programs include performances, art-making,…

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