Press Release

28th Annual Spring Artisans Market February 16-18, 2018 at the Tucson Museum of Art

December 20, 2017

TUCSON, ARIZONA (December 20, 2017) –Shop for unique, locally made artisanal crafts and original artwork at the Tucson Museum of Art and Historic Block’s 28th annual Spring Artisans Market. The market will be open from 10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. Friday, Saturday; and Sunday, February 16-18 on the Museum’s campus at 140 N. Main Avenue in historic downtown Tucson. The event is free and open to the public.
More than 100 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.

Galleries are free and open to the public all three days. Visitors will have the opportunity to view the feature exhibition Dress Matters: Clothing as Metaphor, which examines clothing in art as symbols of power and identity, as well as Mid-Century Perspectives: Painting by Andy Burgess and Objects of Modern Design express a fascination with modern buildings in colors inspired by the desert environment of the American Southwest.
For more information visit TucsonMuseumofArt.org.

Who: Spring Artisans Market at the Tucson Museum of Art
What: The 28th annual marketplace of the Southwest’s finest artisans, held in the Museum’s courtyards. Food and a beer, wine, and mimosa garden add to the fun.
Where: Tucson Museum of Art courtyards, 140 N Main Avenue, Tucson, AZ 85701
When: 10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. Friday, Saturday; and Sunday, February 16-18, 2018
Cost: Free

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