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Tucson Desert Art Museum

Located in: Eastside District


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

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The Tucson Desert Art Museum presents thought-provoking exhibits 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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  • #38 of 268 things to do in Tucson
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Hidden treasure

First of all, it's bigger than it looks. Secondly, the Navajo weaving of rugs,blankets,clothing were stunning and the history behind them. Perfect place to spend about an hour and a half on a rainy...

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Southwestern Art experience

The Tucson Desert Art Museum is a wonderful collection of local and regional artwork. The displays are dramatic but tasteful. The museum has occasional fundraisers and juried exhibits. It is a great...

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Small but well done

The Desert Art Museum is relatively small, but it's a nice collection, well selected and presented. It's especially strong on weavings of the southwest native American tribes, but also has some...

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