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Museum of Contemporary Art (MOCA) Tucson

265 S. Church Ave.
Tucson, 85701 United States
520-624-5019 www.moca-tucson.org

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September 2018
$75

MOCA Fall Fundraiser: Surrealist Dinner Party

September 8 @ 7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Museum of Contemporary Art (MOCA) Tucson, 265 S. Church Ave.
Tucson, 85701 United States
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MOCA Tucson’s annual fall fundraiser is the most bizarre, not-to-be-missed art party of the year! This year’s theme is inspired by Les Diners de Gala, Salvador Dali’s surrealist cookbook. Dali’s legendary dinner parties were sensual, imaginative, and exotic—sex and lobsters, collage and cannibalism. Join MOCA on this multisensory adventure with the “Ringmaster”, celebrated performance artist and prankster David Henry Nobody Jr. The evening will culminate in a live, red carpet runway show of “Edible Wardrobe Malfunctions” created by the artist for…

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Fall Exhibition Opening: Blessed Be: Mysticism, Spirituality, and the Occult in Contemporary Art

September 15 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Museum of Contemporary Art (MOCA) Tucson, 265 S. Church Ave.
Tucson, 85701 United States
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MOCA Member's Preview 7-8pm Public exhibition opening reception 8-9pm Blessed Be: Mysticism, Spirituality, and the Occult in Contemporary Art, a curated exhibition by Ginger Shulick Porcella explores religion, ritual, cult mentality, and the human impulse to belong and participate, as viewed through the lens of cultural production. This exhibition examines the relationship between “cult” and “culture” and how the museum space, like sites of worship, are places for sustained, concentrated attention and contemplation. Blessed Be links spiritual practice to artistic production, raising…

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Free Third Thursday: Yappy Hour

September 20 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Museum of Contemporary Art (MOCA) Tucson, 265 S. Church Ave.
Tucson, 85701 United States
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Every THIRD THURSDAY of the month, MOCA is open for FREE to the public from 6pm-8pm. These themed nights feature different performances, music, and artmaking activities, as well as a cash bar. For this event, MOCA is pleased to host our quarterly YAPPY HOUR. Bring your pups down to the museum for special Dog-tinis, or get their nails painted in our special “Beauty Bark” salon, courtesy of Scruffy to Fluffy. Proceeds benefit SAFE (Saving Animals from Euthanasia), who will be…

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