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Tucson Museum of Art

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Upcoming Events

April 2020

Included with museum admission

Before There Were Dealers: Arizona’s Art Community Before the 1950s

April 2 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Tucson Museum of Art, 140 N. Main Ave.
Tucson, AZ 85701 United States
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Professor of art history at Arizona State University, Dr. Betsy Fahlman will explore Arizona’s rich art community before the 1950s.   — Included with paid admission; free for museum members and students with ID. Culture Pass, guest passes, and other forms of complementary admission will not be accepted for this event.

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$5

Southwest Rising: Curator Talk and Book Signing

April 9 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Tucson Museum of Art, 140 N. Main Ave.
Tucson, AZ 85701 United States
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Chief Curator Dr. Julie Sasse will provide an insider look at the story behind the feature exhibition Southwest Rising: Contemporary Art and the Legacy of Elaine Horwitch.   — This event costs $5 to attend; free for museum members and students with ID. Culture Pass, guest passes, and other forms of complementary admission will not be accepted for this event.

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$5

The Critical Eye: What Curators of Contemporary Art Look For

April 23 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Tucson Museum of Art, 140 N. Main Ave.
Tucson, AZ 85701 United States
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In conjunction with the jurying of the 2020 Arizona Biennial, join curators Joe Baker (Executive Director, Mashantucket Pequot Museum and Research Center), Miki Garcia (Director, ASU Art Museum), and Erin Joyce (Fine Arts Curator, Heard Museum) in conversation with TMA’s chief curator Dr. Julie Sasse discuss current trends and what they look for in contemporary art. Juror:  Joe Baker Executive Director, Mashantucket Pequot Museum and Research Center Panelists: Miki Garcia Director, ASU Art Museum and Erin Joyce Fine Arts Curator, Heard…

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Book Signing: In the Shadow of the Freeway

April 30 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Tucson Museum of Art, 140 N. Main Ave.
Tucson, AZ 85701 United States
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Born in 1955, Lydia R. Otero knew they were queer the moment their consciousness had evolved enough to formulate thoughts. Nicknamed La Butch by their family, Otero shares a unique perspective: displaced by their queerness, but rooted in place through their relationship with Tucson, Arizona. In this book, which combines personal memoir and the historical archive, Otero takes readers to a world that existed on the physical and social margins and describes how a new freeway created a barrier that…

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