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Opening Celebration: Oaxacan Folk Art from the Shepard Barbash and Vicki Ragan Collection/ Free First Thursday

October 3 at 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Abad Xuana, Animal Musicians in Overalls (4), 1990 wood, pigment Collection of the Tucson Museum of Art. Gift of Shepard Barbash and Vicki Ragan. 2018.22.219Abad Xuana, Animal Musicians in Overalls (4), 1990 wood, pigment Collection of the Tucson Museum of Art. Gift of Shepard Barbash and Vicki Ragan. 2018.22.219

Celebrate the opening of Oaxacan Folk Art from the Shepard Barbash and Vicki Ragan Collection featuring live music by guitarist Eduardo Costa, dances by Ballet Folklorico Arizona (5:30 pm), and a pop-up shop by La Syrena Barrio Books as well as art-making, gallery activities, and a cash bar!

About our partners and performers:

Brazilian classical guitarist, Dr. Eduardo Minozzi Costa, is the winner of 10 international guitar competitions and has performed in major cities such as New York, Dallas, Portland, Houston, Boston, Austin, St. Joseph, São Paulo, Curitiba, and Brasília among others, as well as an invited performer at Carnegie Hall in 2011.

La Syrena Barrio Books is a pop up bilingual bookstore based in South Tucson.  We promote cultural representation for all ages and carry a great slection of hidden gems as well as known authors and titles in both English and Spanish.

Ballet Folklorico Arizona is the Southwest’s premier ballet folklorico company. Now in its 25th season, Ballet Folklorico Arizona is dedicated to preserving and celebrating authentic Mexican folkloric dance while creating and commissioning new, innovative works.


On the first Thursday of every month, the Tucson Museum of Art is free and open to the public from 5:00 to 8:00 PM. Join us for exciting evenings featuring live music, performances, art-making, unique gallery experiences, and cash bar serving local beer and wine.

IMAGE: Abad Xuana, Animal Musicians in Overalls (4), 1990, wood, pigment. Collection of the Tucson Museum of Art. Gift of Shepard Barbash and Vicki Ragan. 2018.22.219


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Details

Date:
October 3
Time:
5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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Venue

Tucson Museum of Art and Historic Block
140 North Main Avenue
Tucson, AZ 85701 United States
Phone:
520-624-2333