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Opening Weekend Community Celebration

October 21 at 10:00 am - October 22 at 5:00 pm

After a summer of renovation and expansion, the Tucson Museum of Art will reopen with new galleries, new feature exhibitions, and new selections from the museum’s permanent collection on view. Best of all, admission will be FREE the weekend of Saturday, October 21 and Sunday, October 22!

Come make art, engage with community partners, and experience more than 20 galleries of world-class art including the new feature exhibitions, Dress Matters: Clothing as Metaphor and Desert Dweller.

Saturday, October 21st
11:00 am – Performance by Stories that Soar
1:00 pm – Curator walk through with Dr. Julie Sasse, Chief Curator and Curator of Modern and Contemporary Art
3:00 pm – TBD
The evening continues at the Scottish Rite Cathedral with a screening of “House of Z,” a documentary on the life and work of the design Zac Posen, courtesy of Film Fest Tucson.

Sunday, October 22nd
11:00 am – Dance performance choreographed by Shelly Hawkins
1:00 pm – Curator walk through with Christine Brindza, Glasser Curator of Art of the American West
3:00 pm – Performance by Solidarite Sympa

The 2017/2018 Exhibition season is presented by these sponsors: Connie Hillman Family Foundation, James J. and Louise R. Glasser, Anne Y. Snodgrass, BMO Private Bank, and AC Hotel Tucson.


October 21 at 10:00 am
October 22 at 5:00 pm
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Tucson Museum of Art and Historic Block
140 North Main Avenue
Tucson, AZ 85701 United States