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The Arts

Performing and visual artists draw inspiration from their Sonoran Desert-borderland surroundings in Tucson.

Southern Arizona's Cultural Oasis

Not too long ago, The Wall Street Journal labeled Tucson a "mini mecca for the arts" — marveling at the relatively high ratio of primo performing and visual arts groups, both long-standing and emerging, for a city of its size. Tucson's vibrant artistic mix includes exceptional museums, inspiring galleries, mesmerizing street murals, and a rich film history. Those looking for hands-on creativity can make their own masterpiece at classes and workshops available here. Whether you're taking in a show with one of Tucson's hottest bands at the Rialto or Club Congress or choosing from the vast line-up of staged concerts and plays or outdoor festivals, you'll certainly find something culturally oriented  to your liking.


 

Video: New Downtown Murals


 

Jul 16

Madaras Gallery presents Desert Sun July 15, 2018 - July 31, 2018

Madaras Gallery presents Desert Sun exhibtion featuring hot Southwest... Read More

Jul 15

DeGrazia's Hot Wax- Encaustic Paintings from the 1950s July 15, 2018 - September 5, 2018

Scenes from everyday life, horses, children, and religious figures... Read More

Jul 21

The Dinner Detective Interactive Murder Mystery Show July 21, 2018 - December 28, 2019

Solve a hilarious murder case while you feast on a fantastic four-... Read More

Jul 15

Sizzling Summer Sounds Cabaret Series July 15, 2018 - July 22, 2018

Invisible Theatre presents two weeks of musical magic at its new... Read More

Jul 19

Artisan Showcase July 2018 July 19, 2018

Join us for an exquisite presentation of two artisans and their work... Read More

Jul 21

Steve Trevino at Rialto Theatre July 21, 2018

The Rialto Theatre presents Steve Trevino, fast becoming one of the... Read More

Jul 21

Jane Hamilton Sizzling Summer Saturday Nights July 21, 2018 - August 18, 2018

Join Jane Hamilton Fine Art, located in the beautiful Catalina... Read More

Aug 26

An Evening with Steve Martin and Martin Short August 26, 2018

Comedians Steve Martin and Martin Short will play a one-night only... Read More

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