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Tucson Museum of Art and Historic Block

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Tucson, AZ 85701 United States
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October 2017

Opening Weekend Community Celebration

October 21 at 10:00 am - October 22 at 5:00 pm
Tucson Museum of Art and Historic Block, 140 North Main Avenue
Tucson, AZ 85701 United States
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After a summer of renovation and expansion, the Tucson Museum of Art will reopen with new galleries, new feature exhibitions, and new selections from the museum's permanent collection on view. Best of all, admission will be FREE the weekend of Saturday, October 21 and Sunday, October 22! Come make art, engage with community partners, and experience more than 20 galleries of world-class art including the new feature exhibitions, Dress Matters: Clothing as Metaphor and Desert Dweller. Saturday, October 21st 11:00…

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Film Fest Tucson – “House of Z”

October 21 at 9:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Tucson Museum of Art and Historic Block, 140 North Main Avenue
Tucson, AZ 85701 United States
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Presented in partnership with Film Festival Tucson and Paula Taylor LLC, House of Z is the Arizona debut of a new documentary that chronicles the meteoric rise and the epic fall from favor of fashion designer Zac Posen and his struggle to rebuild his brand. The film is a portrait of an artist as a young man, an insider’s view of the ups and downs of the fashion industry, and a look behind the curtain of one of the most…

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Lineage Lecture Series: Scott Wolf + Corky Poster

October 23 at 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Tucson Museum of Art and Historic Block, 140 North Main Avenue
Tucson, AZ 85701 United States
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Join us on October 23 for a conversation between Scott Wolf of Miller Hull in Seattle and Corky Poster, principal at local firm Poster Frost Mitro. This is the first lecture to be hosted inside of the recently renovated Tucson Museum of Art. The 2017-2018 lecture series is structured to bring together dissimilar, yet complimentary points of view. A joining of two distinct perspectives into one conversation, revealing a lineage; a tapestry composed of interwoven thought. The lecture begins at…

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November 2017

Lineage Lecture Series: Peter Q. Bohlin

November 6 at 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Tucson Museum of Art and Historic Block, 140 North Main Avenue
Tucson, AZ 85701 United States
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Join us on November 6 for a lecture from Peter Q. Bohlin, founder of the award-winning firm, Bohlin Cywinski Jackson, based out of Pensylvania. The 2017-2018 lecture series is structured to bring together dissimilar, yet complimentary points of view. A joining of two distinct perspectives into one conversation, revealing a lineage; a tapestry composed of interwoven though. The lecture begins at 6:00 PM at the Tucson Museum of Art ree Parking is available on Washington St. and Paseo Redondo. A…

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In Conversation: Sama Alshaibi

November 9 at 5:30 pm
Tucson Museum of Art and Historic Block, 140 North Main Avenue
Tucson, AZ 85701 United States
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Get a closer look at the work of Dress Matters: Clothing as Metaphor artist Sama Alshaibi as she discusses her artistic process with TMA Chief Curator, Julie Sasse.   About the Artist: Sama Alshaibi (Palestine/Iraq) multi-media artworks disinters negotiations in spaces of conflict: the causation and aftermath of war and exile, the clashes between nation and citizenry, the vexatious dynamics of humans competing for land, resources and power, and finally, one’s own internal struggle with mental entrapment through self-policing emotions…

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Crush Party 2017!

November 10 at 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Tucson Museum of Art and Historic Block, 140 North Main Avenue
Tucson, AZ 85701 United States
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40$ - 50$ 378 tickets left

November 10, 2017
6 - 9 PM

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32nd Annual Holiday Artisans Market

November 17 at 10:00 am - November 19 at 4:00 pm
Tucson Museum of Art and Historic Block, 140 North Main Avenue
Tucson, AZ 85701 United States
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Shop for unique and locally made artisanal crafts and original artwork at the Tucson Museum of Art and Historic Block’s 32nd Annual Holiday Artisans Market. The market will be open from 10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. Friday, Saturday;  and  10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. Sunday, November 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. Please check back; more information to follow.

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December 2017

Artist Talk: Béatrice Coron

December 15 at 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Tucson Museum of Art and Historic Block, 140 North Main Avenue
Tucson, AZ 85701 United States
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Dress Matters: Clothing as Metaphor artist Béatrice Coron will discuss her paper cuts and how she uses this technique to create wearable art. After, workshop participants will be able to make their own paper cuts. 1:00 p.m. artist talk; 2:00-4:00 p.m. workshop. $45 for the workshop.   About the Artist: Béatrice Coron is a studio artist who creates papercutting, artist books, digital animations and public art. She has made books out of cut paper scrolls 50 feet long, other to…

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