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Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum

Focused on the preservation of the Sonoran Desert, The Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum will turn your idea of a museum inside out. Guests will enjoy a quintessential Sonoran Desert experience which includes: an unforgettable fusion zoo, botanical garden, natural history museum, aquarium and art gallery. Explore 21 acres…

Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum

The lush gardens and picturesque surroundings at the Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum provide a naturally beautiful and unique Tucson backdrop for your wedding or special event. Choose from an array of indoor and outdoor event venues that offerincredible views of the Tucson Mountains and pristine desert landscape. The…

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Madaras Gallery: Master’s Series

Madaras Gallery presents the Master’s Series.“The Masters Series” is a collection of saguaros painted in the style of the Masters. Join us for this special month-long event and see the Southwest interpreted by Diana Madaras is the styles of Jackson Pollock, Frida Kahlo, Van Gogh, and more!

Tubac Center of the Arts: The Unknown Nature of Being

The Tubac Center of the Arts presents The Unknown Nature of Being spring exhibitions. Artists are invited to explore the connectedness of all living things, the life bond between humans and nature. Opening reception, Friday, April 8, 2022, 5-7pm. Juror, tbd. What Place Is This? - Master Gallery What Place Is This?…

Wrapped in Color: Legacies of the Mexican Sarape

Through the language of color and design, the iconic Mexican Saltillo sarape expresses Indigenous, Spanish, and Mexican history, traditions, and textile techniques. Co-curated by Arizona State Museum with Zapotec textile artist Porfirio Gutiérrez, this exhibit explores the origins, spread, and role today of the…

“DeGrazia’s Sombreros” & “DeGrazia’s Native Dancers”

DeGrazia Gallery in the Sun Museum Unveils New Exhibits: “DeGrazia’s Sombreros” & “DeGrazia’s Native Dancers.” “DeGrazia’s Sombreros” traces more than fifty years of the evolving symbolism and abstraction of the traditional Mexican sombrero in the artwork of Ted DeGrazia. Native American ceremonial dancers of the…

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Mesquite Chocolate Chip Cookie Mix

Our unique mesquite chocolate chip cookie mix will not disappoint. Fun for the whole family and a great gift for travelers in the Southwest. It's made from wild-harvested mesquite flour (local heritage flour harvested from the dried pods of mesquite trees in the Sonoran Desert), White Sonora Wheat (local heritage…

Entertain Your Group with Arizona's Best Old World Magic Show

Step right up to Carnival of Illusion, the home of "Magic, Mystery and OOOH La La" for a 10% discount to shows in all 4 Arizona locations! This vaudeville-inspired, old-world magic show is a must-see for locals and travelers alike! Hurry shows sell out, purchase tickets in advance. Grab you FUN friends, then CLICK the…

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Tucson Makers Market

Tucson is a place where talented artists, chefs, and craftspeople have taken inspiration from the incredible natural surroundings of the Sonoran Desert for thousands of years. While our sunsets are world-famous, that same sun never sets on the creativity of our finest, and we believe that everyone…

Science City

By Eric Swedlund As you read this, a spacecraft called OSIRIS-REx is hundreds of millions of miles away from Earth, scanning the surface of an asteroid 1,600 feet wide named Bennu. OSIRIS is looking for the right place to gather a sample of the asteroid’s surface to bring back to Earth. Back here on…

Degrazia

Becoming a cultural icon The son of Italian immigrants employed in mining, Ted realized early on that his father’s life wasn’t for him, so he hitchhiked to Tucson to study art at the University of Arizona. Struggling for some time, heading to Mexico City to work with Diego Rivera, trying (and…

The Written Word

By Margaret Regan Jack Kerouac may not have been the first writer to be charmed by Tucson, but his description of this desert literary haven is among the most poetic. “Tucson is situated in beautiful mesquite riverbed country, overlooked by the snowy Catalina range…,” the beat writer declared in…

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