What Tucson Collects
Invites members to tour collectors’ homes and gain a unique perspective on the passion of art collecting.
Contemporary Lecture Series
CAS sponsors lectures by locally and internationally prominent artists, curators, critics, gallerists, museum directors, and other arts professionals who give fascinating insights into art, art history, and the business of art. Past distinguished speakers include Audrey Flack, Ivan Karp, Jane Hammond, Terence La Noue, Gaylen Hansen, Mark Klett, Raymond Pettibon, Vincent Desiderio, Ellen Wagener, Dr. Eric Motley, Luc La Rochelle, and Einar and Jamex de la Torre.
Studio and Gallery Visits
Monthly programming focuses on visiting artists’ studios and contemporary galleries in the region so that members can meet the artists and hear them talk about their work. “Artspeak” is a feature that enables members to attend galleries during a pre-opening to hear artists and gain a better appreciation of their exhibitions.
Tours and Trips
CAS plans highly popular regional, national, and international art tours including a yearly trip to the Phoenix area; national trips to such cities as Houston, Los Angeles, Palm Springs, and Seattle; and international trips including Havana, Venice/Verona, and Berlin.