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Tucson Desert Art Museum

Eastside District

7000 E. Tanque Verde Rd.
Tucson, AZ 85715
United States

Phone: (520) 202-3888



The Tucson Desert Art Museum presents thought-provoking exhibitions that explore the art, history, and cultures of the Southwest. The Museum features a world-class collection of Native American textiles, classic and contemporary paintings, photography and digital media. Nowhere else in Tucson will you find such a variety of regional art drawn from many cultural traditions. To display a broad range of intriguing artwork, the Museum hosts national exhibitions from the Smithsonian Institution, Women Artists of the West, and American Women Artists. The Museum's Four Corners Gallery offers original paintings and sculptures for purchase, as well as Native American jewelry and pottery.

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A Unknown Gem!

I have been to several Southwestern museums and Washington's Museum of the American Indian. This museum, while small, is intensely rich in it offerings. Currently, there is a creative variety of...

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Well worth the entrance fee, but many photos not allowed

This is a wonderful museum: large enough to have a big variety of works, and a reasonable entrance price. I didn't just enjoy the art, I learned quite a bit -- including how a weaver can include...

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Indigenous art

Interesting displays of local weaving. They also have special displays that are also interesting. We spent about 90 minutes there. Worth the time.

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