Press Release

27th Annual Spring Artisans Market March 17-19, 2017 at the Tucson Museum of Art

February 16, 2017

TUCSON, ARIZONA (February 16, 2017) –Shop for unique, locally made artisanal crafts and original artwork at the Tucson Museum of Art and Historic Block’s 27th annual Spring Artisans Market. The market will be open from 10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. Friday, and Saturday; and 10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. Sunday, March 17-19 on the Museum’s campus at 140 N. Main Avenue in historic downtown Tucson. The event is free and open to the public.

This is also the last chance to see El Nacimiento, a Tucson tradition, before it closes March 19. Housed in La Casa Cordova, the oldest existing adobe building in downtown Tucson, El Nacimiento is a wonderland of miniature Mexican village scenes interwoven with scenes from the story of the nativity.

More than 120 of the region’s finest artisans will offer crafted pottery, glass, jewelry, textiles, and fine art for sale during the three day event. In addition to these exceptional offerings Local @TMA will offer a beer, wine and mimosa garden in the Museum’s lobby, and a pop-up café presented by Café a la C’Art all three days.

For general media inquiries, contact Kelly Wiehe, Director of Communications and External Affairs, at kwiehe@tucsonmuseumofart.org or 520-616-2687