Press Release

TMA’s 33rd Annual Holiday Artisans Market + Street Festival

November 1, 2018

 The Tucson Museum of Art and Historic Block (TMA) 33rd Annual Holiday Artisans Market offers an expanded venue, more artisan booths, more hours, enhancing the annual market into an exciting street festival. New to this year’s market and street festival, TMA is partnering with longtime supporter and next-door neighbor La Cocina, to offer more opportunities for visitors and feature a large line-up of live entertainment on three stages throughout the market and street festival. 

TMA’s 33rd Annual Holiday Artisans Market + Street Festival 140 N. Main Ave. in historic El Presidio Neighborhood in downtown Tucson 

Nov. 16 – 18, 2018 Friday: 10 a.m. – 7 p.m. 

5 – 7 p.m., Kickoff Celebration featuring Amor Deluxe Saturday and Sunday: 10 a.m. – 5 p.m. 

Free and open to the public 

This year’s event features a Kickoff Celebration and Concert on the Corbett Stage from 5 – 7 p.m., on Friday, Nov. 16. The event is free and open to the public, offering late shopping hours, food and beverage for purchase, and a free music concert. The concert headliner is Amor Deluxe, featuring Gabriel Naim Amor on guitar, Thøger Lund on bass, a string section with Ben Nisbet and Samantha Bounkeua, Ben Degain on vibraphone, and Calexico’s John Convertino on drums. 

This year marks the 33rd Annual Holiday Artisans Market and Street Festival, an annual fundraiser for Tucson’s oldest visual arts institution and a launch into the holiday season in downtown Tucson. Organized by TMA’s Museum Store, the event features almost 150 unique and local artisans with crafts, original artwork, pottery, glass, jewelry, textiles, fine art, and gift items. The event will feature almost 15 concerts on three stages: Corbett Stage, Mooney Stage, and La Cocina Stage, throughout the weekend. 

In addition to the market and street festival, admission to TMA’s galleries is free for the duration of the market and street festival from 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.; Neoglyphix, an indigenous art collective from will activate the corner of Meyer Avenue and Telles Street. On Saturday and Sunday TMALearn, the museum’s education department, will offer a family activity area in the Casa Cordova courtyard, where families can participate in free holiday inspired art-making projects including buttons, holiday cards, and ornaments. 

Artisan Market + Street Festival Vendor List

Aall Forms of Life 

AAMA Metal Arts 

AC Design Etc 

Adam Homan Metal Sculpture 

Alan Potter Ceramics 

Alchemy Textile Studio 

Ancestral Herbals 

Ann Marie Hoff 

Annotated Audrey 

Art Escapes 

Ava’s Abstracts 

Barb Beavers Pottery 

Barbara & Danielle Mulleneaux 

Beednicks Design 

Black Stallion Jewelry 

Bountiful Beauty 

Brenda Peo Art 

Candy’s Dandy Designs 

Canoa Naturals 

Carlin Crafts 

Carol Wilkins Designs 

Casa Kira 

Casa Tranquila Designs 

Catalina O. Rankin 

Cat in the Moon Designs 

Catrina Briscoe Fine Art 

CEH Creations 

Cereza Oilcloth Studio 

Charles Thomas Fine Art 

Cheryl Kabala Studio 

ChristelsArt 

Christina Holland Designs 

Chrysalis Handmade Glass Beads 

Copper Hummingbird 

CynthiAn Designs 

Desert Sky Gourds 

Design by Gjovaag 

Design Collaborations 

Designs by Cindi 

Don Swanson Designs 

El Fuego Pottery 

Elizabeth Dunlop Studios 

Elizabeth Groth 

Empty the Bucket 

Equestrian Treasures 

Eva Seid Design 

FIRED Kiln Creations by Jami 

Forever Rock Candles 

Four Winds 

From the Ground Up Art 

Fuschia Designs 

Gavin Troy 

Gayla’s Santa Fe Designs 

Gerardo Campos 

Geri Bringman & Robin Chlad 

Get Hammered Metalsmith 

Glass by Grace/Vikki Carpenter 

Glass Fire Designs 

glassdesign 

Got All Your Marbles? 

Gourd and Pine Needle Art 

Gourd Vessels 

HELIOTROPE 

Holladay Design Jewelry 

Hugo Wessels Photography 

In Love With Pearls 

Jabot by Lana 

Jewelry by Jann 

Jonathan Marquis 

Jorge Vergeli 

Julie Rose Original 

Julie Szerina Stein 

Karen Samson Designs 

Karey Wilson Hud 

Kathy Loftus Jewelry Design 

Kathy Zimmerman Photography 

Kettlelicious 

Kitty’s Custom Design 

Koopman Textile Design 

Lady Houdini Shawls 

Laughing Witch Pottery 

Laura Tanzer 

Lensink Creations 

Lila Clare Jewelry 

Liz Weibler Art 

Loma Prieta Pottery 

Louis Cantillo 

Lucine Dirtadian ~ Ursula Rodgers Jewelry 

Lulu’s Sorbetto 

LVcreativethreads 

Lynne Yamaguchi 

Magic Wood Art 

Maya Art Studio 

Melbeck Studio 

Mesquite Gourds 

Metallic Reef 

Michael Nowack Art Pottery 

Mirage & Bird Botanicals 

Newman’s Design Mine 

Out of Glass 

Pat Reddemann 

Patricia Healey 

Patty Lakinsmith Glass 

Peggy Rubin Art 

Pereza Pottery 

Phil Smith – Photoarts 

Primitiva 

Quarry Hill 

Quiet Bear Art 

R&B Photoworks 

RanchDreams 

RBT Designs 

Richard Meyer 

Roadside Distractions 

Romero House Potters 

Rubymoon Studio 

Sabina Solot 

Saint Dame 

Santa Fe Designs 

Sarah Elliot Jewelry 

Sassafras Sky 

Sean Hill 

Second Chance Design 

Solaz Designs 

Some Distant World 

Southern Arizona Alchemists 

Studio13-Daniel Ramirez 

Susan Allen Jewelry 

Susie Larsson Design 

Terry L Slonaker 

The Designing Lady 

The Hippie Spot Recyclery 

The Lost Highway Sign Company 

The Metal Gardener 

The Vintage Jewel 

Tucson Clay Co-op 

Tucson Handweavers and Spinners Guild 

Tucson Women’s Refugee Sewing Program 

Turned In Tucson 

Un Chiffon fon fon 

Vikki Carpenter 

Vynilla Totes & Bags 

VYOD 

Zinnia Sky Studio 

Old Town Artisan Vendors: 

Old Paint Records and Books 

Shelago’s Artwerks USA 

Barrio Bella 

La Zia 

Art House Centro 

The Gypsy’s Emporium 

Live Performance and Concert Schedule (as of 11/1/2018) 

Corbett Stage 

Friday 5:30 p.m. – Amor Deluxe Saturday 10:30 a.m. – Gertie and the TO Boyz 2:00 p.m. – Juju Fontaine Sunday 10:30 a.m. – Shrimp Chaperone 2:00 p.m. – Lisa O’Neill and the Open Ocean 

Mooney Stage 

Friday 11:30 a.m. – Laura Jean Saturday 11:00 a.m. – Jillian Bessett Sunday 11:00 a.m. – Andy Hersey 

La Cocina Stage 

Friday 12:30 p.m. – Koda Krause 6:00 p.m. – The Greg Morton Band 

Saturday 12:00 p.m. – Clay Koweek 2:30 p.m. – Koda Krause 6:30 p.m. – Natalie Pohanic Sunday 12:00 p.m. – Mik and the Funky Brunch 

Family Friendly Activities (as of 11/1/2018) 

  • • Friday/Saturday/Sunday – Free Admission to TMA Galleries 
  • • Friday/Saturday/Sunday – Neoglyphix, an indigenous art collective on the corner of Meyer Avenue and Telles Street 
  • • Saturday/Sunday – TMALearn family activity area in the Casa Cordova courtyard where families can participate in free holiday inspired art-making projects. Projects will include mini buttons, holiday cards, and ornaments. 

For general media inquiries, contact Cami Cotton, Executive Assistant to the CEO, at ccotton@tucsonmuseumofart.org or 520-616-2687