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Members’ Opening: The Western Sublime and Harry Brorby

October 18 at 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

TMA members are invited to celebrate the opening of The Western Sublime: Majestic Landscapes of the American West and Harry Brorby: The strength of a cold line. Meet other TMA members, enjoy a glass of wine, and experience these new exhibitions. The Western Sublime: Majestic Landscapes of the American West examines works of art of the American West that interpret, reinvent, challenge and transform the idea of the sublime: an aesthetic ideal with an emotional or spiritual charge that instills awe or inspires…

Karen Kitchel, Hiss, 2005, oil on wood panels, 9 x 24 in. each. Collection of the Tucson Museum of Art. Virginia Johnson Fund. 2014.33.1 Courtesy of the Artist ©Karen Kitchel

In Conversation: Artists on the Sublime and Creativity

October 19 at 1:00 pm

This conversation featuring Shawn Huckins, Karen Kitchel, and Bobby “Dues” Wilson (Sisseton-Wahpeton Dakota), three artists from The Western Sublime: Majestic Landscapes of the American West, will explore their perspectives on the sublime landscape and artistic production. Included with paid admission; free for museum members and students with ID. Culture Pass, guest passes, and other forms of complimentary admission will not be accepted for this event. RSVP Required, limited to 150 attendees. Please RSVP here.   --- Image credit: Karen Kitchel,…

MUSEUM CLOSED AT 1:00 PM

October 20 at 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm

The museum will close at 1:00 p.m. on Sunday, October 20, so we can celebrate TMA's Contemporary Art Society (CAS) and thank the members for 20 years of support. CAS was established in 1999. For two decades, CAS members have acquired contemporary art for the permanent collection, supported exhibitions of contemporary art at TMA, and sponsored lectures by contemporary artists, curators, and critics. Happy birthday, CAS!

Annual Meeting of the Members

October 21 at 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm

The meeting will include highlights from the past year, financial overview, election of trustees, and a vision for the future. The meeting will be held in the Margaret E. Mooney Hall. Please RSVP to Cami Cotton.   BOARD OF TRUSTEE OFFICERS FOR FISCAL YEAR 2020 Frank Hamilton – President Mary Jo Brown – Vice President Joyce Broan – Secretary Steve B. Ratoff – Treasurer Slate of Board of Trustees Nominations for Fiscal Year 2020 Members vote on the entire slate.…

Christine Brindza touring Las Sombras

Curator Tour: The Western Sublime

October 23 at 1:00 pm

Join Senior Curator Christine Brindza in a tour of The Western Sublime: Majestic Landscapes of the American West as she explores key artists and the evolving definition of the sublime in Western Art. Included with paid admission; free for museum members and students with ID. Culture Pass, guest passes, and other forms of complimentary admission will not be accepted for this event. RSVP Required, limited to 45 attendees. Please RSVP here.   --- We’re delighted to report that our lectures,…

Harry Brorby, #111a-b, 1970, oil on canvas, diptych, 55.5 x 50.5 in. each. Courtesy of Michael and Katie Brorby.

CEO Spotlight: Harry Brorby: The Strength of a Cold Line.

November 5 at 12:00 pm

Explore the work of Harry Brorby and the Chicago art scene in the 1940s – 1960s with TMA CEO Jeremy Mikolajczak. RSVP Required. Members Only. Please RSVP here.   --- Image credit: Harry Brorby, #111a-b, 1970, oil on canvas, diptych, 55.5 x 50.5 in. each. Courtesy of Michael and Katie Brorby.   --- We’re delighted to report that our lectures, tours, panel discussions and workshops are so popular that they are almost always full, often exceeding the planned capacity. The…

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Free First Thursday

November 7 at 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Explore the feature exhibition The Western Sublime, join Neoglyphix, an Indigenous aerosol collective, in a series of art-making activities, and enjoy live music!   --- 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.     --- The Tucson Museum of Art and Historic…

Second SundAZe – Family Day @ TMA

November 10 at 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 10:00 am on day Second of the month, repeating until May 9, 2020

Second SundAZe Family Day @ TMA are presented by the Stonewall Foundation with additional support from the David and Lura Lovell Foundation and feature free admission to the museum for residents of Arizona and Sonora, Mexico on the second Sunday of each month as well as educational programming, art-making activities, and special performances.   --- The Tucson Museum of Art and Historic Block loves to include images of our visitors in our social media, online, and print publications. For more…

Presidio Block History Tour

November 15 at 11:30 am
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One event on November 15, 2019 at 11:30 am

Step back in time, and discover the interesting stories of Tucson’s past that have made the city what it is today. The Presidio Block History Tour includes a tour of the Presidio San Agustín del Tucson Museum and the Tucson Museum of Art's Historic Block, as well as a delicious lunch at La Cocina, all for $60 per person!   This event is presented in collaboration with the Presidio San Agustín del Tucson Museum.   Get tickets for the October…

Cara Romero, Evolvers, 2018 archival pigment print on Platine Fiber photography paper, 20 x 62 in. Courtesy of the Artist

Artist Talk: Cara Romero

November 16 at 2:00 pm

Listen to Cara Romero, Chemehuevi photographer, discuss her photographic process, relationship to the environment, and Indigenous identities. Included with paid admission; free for museum members and students with ID. Culture Pass, guest passes, and other forms of complimentary admission will not be accepted for this event. RSVP Required, limited to 150 attendees. Please RSVP here.   --- Image credit: Cara Romero, Evolvers, 2018, archival pigment print on Platine Fiber photography paper, 20 x 62 in. Courtesy of the Artist.  …

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