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Tucson Desert Art Museum

Located in: Eastside District

Address:

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

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Description

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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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    Based on 59 reviews
  • #49 of 320 things to do in Tucson
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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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Best Native American textile collection

Amazing collection of Hopi and Navajo rugs/blankets and pottery. Beautiful building. Several temporary exhibits currently focusing on Tucson and other Arizona hotspots as locations for movies from...

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Quiet afternoon

This was a very nice museum that contained several types of displays. Ex. Indian rugs, paintings. When we were there, there was a display of movies made in Tucson. I think my favorite, though was...

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Amenities

  • Wheelchair Accessible
  • On-site Parking
  • Free Parking
  • Meeting Rooms/Space

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