Local artists draw inspiration from Tucson's unique and vibrant culture.
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Tucson's Cultural Oasis
A mini mecca for the arts. That's how one Wall Street Journal reporter described Tucson, marveling at the relatively high ratio of primo performing and visual arts groups for a city of medium size.
Tucson's vibrant artistic mix includes exceptional museums, inspiring galleries, mesmerizing public murals, a rich filmmaking history and a trendsetting music scene. The creativity trickles down at classes and workshops where you can make your own masterpieces, indoors and out.
Whether you're roaming clubs downtown or reserving seats at a concert hall on the university campus or at a resort hotel in the foothills, there's a vast lineup of performances, films, comedy shows and art exhibits to choose from in Tucson. Shoppers will find plenty of treasures handmade by Tucson artists and artisans at local galleries, museums, shops and fairs.
Video: Meet The Maker: Famed Tucson Glass Artist Tom Philabaum (RobResetarVideo.com)
Featured Visual & Performing Arts Events
All the Single Ladies: Women Pioneers of the American West February 22, 2021 - December 31, 2021
The Tucson Desert Art Museum is pleased to present: "All the Single... Read More
Historic Medium for Modern Times: Art Exhibition by the Tucson Pastel Society February 22, 2021 - May 9, 2021
Both a juried art exhibition and competition, the Tucson Pastel... Read More
In the Eye of a Needle: Micro Miniatures by Flor Carvajal February 23, 2021 - June 27, 2021
Thanks to a journalist's challenge, Colombian artist, Flor Carvajal,... Read More
Tubac Center of the Arts: Members Juried Exhibit Best of Show February 26, 2021 - April 4, 2021
The Tubac Center of the Arts represents Tubac's artistic heritage and... Read More
Evenings at Yume - Lights on the Magical World of Ukiyo-e February 26, 2021 - February 27, 2021
Our enchanting Evenings at Yume are back! Come and discover the... Read More
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