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Free First Thursday

June 6, 2019 at 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Listen to the sounds of cumbia with Las Reinas del Sonido Tambó (DJ humblelianess and Quiahuitl on drums) and explore the feature exhibition, Travelogue: Grand Destinations & Personal Journeys! The evening will also include art-making, a “Travel Selfie Broadcast,” a creative gallery exploration entitled “Do you have a ticket?,” facilitated by Laila Halaby, and a cash bar!

About “Do you have a ticket?”:
In conjunction with Travelogue join author Laila Halaby in visiting new places during this summer’s Free First Thursdays in June, August, and September! “Do you have a ticket?” is Halaby’s three-part creative exploration of this exciting exhibition. Find what it means to identify your own “specific landmarks… with a new sense of discovery” through selfies, posted travel photos, travel diaries, and in situ sketches. During the third segment of this program, you are invited to join us for a deeper look at chosen vs. forced travel. Here you can explore the exhibit from the perspective of a tourist, an immigrant, or a refugee (giving Do you have a ticket? a whole new meaning).


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 credit: Peter G. Holbrook, “Isis Temple and Colonnade” (detail), 1995 oil on canvas, 30 x 45 in. Collection of the Tucson Museum of Art. Virginia Johnson Fund. 1995.48 © Peter G. Holbrook


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June 6, 2019
5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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Tucson Museum of Art and Historic Block
140 North Main Avenue
Tucson, AZ 85701 United States