Local artists draw inspiration from Tucson's unique and vibrant culture.
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.
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Featured Visual & Performing Arts Events
All the Single Ladies: Women Pioneers of the American West August 3, 2021 - December 31, 2021
The Tucson Desert Art Museum is pleased to present: "All the Single... Read More
Honor, Courage, Commitment: Marine Corps Art Exhibit August 3, 2021 - September 5, 2021
A collection of 36 works by 15 combat artists to document their... Read More
Tohono Chul Exhibition - PAPERWORKS: Forming the Effect, Affecting the Form August 3, 2021 - August 29, 2021
PaperWorks: Forming the Effect, Affecting the Form can be seen as a... Read More
New Exhibits: Tempera Paintings of Ted DeGrazia & Celestial Music August 3, 2021 - September 1, 2021
DeGrazia Gallery in the Sun Museum features 2 new exhibits: Tempera... Read More
Barry Goldwater, K7UGA, On The Air, In The Sky, Behind the Lens August 3, 2021 - December 31, 2021
"Barry Goldwater, K7UGA, On The Air, In The Sky, Behind the Lens"... Read More
Amerind Museum: Through the Lens of Navajo Photographer Priscilla Tacheney August 3, 2021 - March 31, 2022
The Amerind Museum celebrates the works of Southwest landscape and... Read More
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