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Special Event: Animals
Butterfly Magic
Visitors can explore a tropical greenhouse where hundreds of live, exotic butterflies flit about.
Tucson Botanical Gardens
Tucson, AZ

Sun 4/30/17 - Wed 5/31/17 at 9:30am-3pm
Art: Art Show, Museum
Andy Steinbrink: How to Make and Mend Cast Nets
Three groupings of art and objects related to Tucson, New York, and Tallahassee, places where the artist has lived, recount the artist’s adventures on planet earth. Steinbrink’s symbolic and thoughtful attempt to show people what he finds beautiful in this...
Museum of Contemporary Art
Tucson, AZ

Sun 4/30/17 at 12pm-5pm
Wed 5/3/17 - Sun 5/7/17 at 12pm-5pm
Wed 5/10/17 - Sun 5/14/17 at 12pm-5pm
Wed 5/17/17 - Sun 5/21/17 at 12pm-5pm
Wed 5/24/17 - Sun 5/28/17 at 12pm-5pm
Art: Art Show, Museum
Dennis Jeffy: From Antelope Springs
Covering a span of twenty years, this exhibit features four to five foot diameter tondo-form aerial-view abstractions of Southwestern landscapes, etched Plexiglas reliefs based on Navajo sand paintings, and linear fragment paintings. Jeffy's work is emphat...
Museum of Contemporary Art
Tucson, AZ

Sun 4/30/17 at 12pm-5pm
Wed 5/3/17 - Sun 5/7/17 at 12pm-5pm
Wed 5/10/17 - Sun 5/14/17 at 12pm-5pm
Wed 5/17/17 - Sun 5/21/17 at 12pm-5pm
Wed 5/24/17 - Sun 5/28/17 at 12pm-5pm
Art: Art Show, Museum
If You Stay Busy You Have No Time to be Unhappy
Coinciding with their twentieth anniversary, MOCA presents "If You Stay Busy You Have No Time to be Unhappy," an exhibition of work by over eighty artists showcasing a diversity of mediums, materials, sizes, and creative backgrounds. Selections are stylist...
Museum of Contemporary Art
Tucson, AZ

Sun 4/30/17 at 12pm-5pm
Wed 5/3/17 - Sun 5/7/17 at 12pm-5pm
Wed 5/10/17 - Sun 5/14/17 at 12pm-5pm
Wed 5/17/17 - Sun 5/21/17 at 12pm-5pm
Wed 5/24/17 - Sun 5/28/17 at 12pm-5pm
Art: Multimedia, Museum, Painting
John Kilduff: The Joy of Multitasking
With "Let's Paint TV," John Kilduff made his mark: a normal looking man wearing a paint-splattered Brooks Brothers suit runs on a treadmill while furiously painting and, improbably, blending healthy juice drinks and fielding live phone calls. But that tele...
Museum of Contemporary Art
Tucson, AZ

Sun 4/30/17 at 12pm-5pm
Wed 5/3/17 - Sun 5/7/17 at 12pm-5pm
Wed 5/10/17 - Sun 5/14/17 at 12pm-5pm
Wed 5/17/17 - Sun 5/21/17 at 12pm-5pm
Wed 5/24/17 - Sun 5/28/17 at 12pm-5pm
Special Event: Fair/Festival, Bicycling
Bike Fest 2017
Every year, Bike Fest brings out the best of bicycling by rounding up a whole slew of events to celebrate “life on two wheels." Dozens of events will be offered throughout the month, including rides, classes and a "Community Tools" area with recycled parts...
Downtown Tucson
Tucson, AZ

Sun 4/30/17
Art: Art Show, Tour
Sedona Artists' Open Studios Tour
This free, self-guided event is an annual celebration of the arts and artists in the greater Verde Valley. The 14th annual tour will take place April 28th through April 30th and runs from 10 A.M. to 5 P.M. daily. The tour offers visitors a unique opportu...
Sedona Arts Center
Sedona, AZ

Sun 4/30/17 at 10am-5pm
Special Event: Fair/Festival, Film
Arizona International Film Festival
Staying true to its mission of showcasing independent film, the Arizona International Film Festival has exhibited over 2,600 films representing 90 countries to over 152,000 patrons in southern Arizona. Come see this year's selection of exciting and innovat...
The Screening Room
Tucson, AZ

Sun 4/30/17 at 11am
Art: Art Show
Frida Kahlo: Art, Garden, Life
Tucson Botanical Gardens is honored to host the New York Botanical Garden’s blockbuster exhibit: "Frida Kahlo: Art, Garden, Life." This exhibit examines Kahlo’s work through the lens of the plants and nature in her paintings and her personal gardens. Tucso...
Tucson Botanical Gardens
Tucson, AZ

Sun 4/30/17 - Wed 5/3/17 at 8:30am-4:30pm
Thu 5/4/17 - Fri 5/5/17 at 8:30am-8pm
Sat 5/6/17 - Wed 5/10/17 at 8:30am-4:30pm
Thu 5/11/17 - Fri 5/12/17 at 8:30am-8pm
Sat 5/13/17 - Wed 5/17/17 at 8:30am-4:30pm
Art: Photography
Frida: Portraits by Nickolas Muray
Tucson Botanical Gardens and Etherton Gallery, as part of the blockbuster exhibit "Frida Kahlo: Art, Garden, Life," are collaborating to bring the photography show "Frida: Portraits by Nickolas Muray," to the Porter Hall Gallery. The exhibit features vivid...
Tucson Botanical Gardens
Tucson, AZ

Sun 4/30/17 - Wed 5/3/17 at 8:30am-4:30pm
Thu 5/4/17 - Fri 5/5/17 at 8:30am-8pm
Sat 5/6/17 - Wed 5/10/17 at 8:30am-4:30pm
Thu 5/11/17 - Fri 5/12/17 at 8:30am-8pm
Sat 5/13/17 - Wed 5/17/17 at 8:30am-4:30pm
Special Event: Fair/Festival, For the Family
Pima County Fair
One of Southern Arizona's largest and most anticipated events, the annual Pima County Fair features a diverse array of activities for the entire family. Highlights include live entertainment, car shows, a demolition derby, tractor pulls and much more.
Pima County Fairgrounds
Tucson, AZ

Sun 4/30/17 at 10am
Theater: Drama, Shakespeare
"Macbeth" by William Shakespeare
One of Shakespeare's great tragedies. With the encouragement of his wife and supernatural prediction, Macbeth kills the king and assumes the throne. Matinee and evening performances available. Preshow music begins 15 minutes before curtain. Discussion with...
The Rogue Theatre
Tucson, AZ

Sun 4/30/17 at 2pm
Thu 5/4/17 - Fri 5/5/17 at 2pm
Sat 5/6/17 at 2pm and 7:30pm
Sun 5/7/17 at 2pm
Thu 5/11/17 - Fri 5/12/17 at 2pm
Theater: Musical
Arizona Repertory Theatre: Evita
Experience passion and seduction in this seven-time, Tony Award-winning musical, presented by the University of Arizona's Repertory Theatre on campus at Tornabene Theatre. Revered by her people as an advocate for the poor, Eva Perón made a meteoric climb f...
University of Arizona
Tucson, AZ

Sun 4/30/17 at 1:30pm
Theater: Mystery/Thriller
Arizona Theatre Company: Holmes and Watson
Following Holmes' "death" at Reichenbach Falls, Dr. Watson is called upon to disprove the many frauds, fakes and charlatans who have popped-up claiming to be Holmes all over the world. Then…a newspaper clipping arrives. A remote mental asylum on an island ...
Temple of Music and Art
Tucson, AZ

Sun 4/30/17 at 2pm
Wed 5/3/17 - Thu 5/4/17 at 2pm and 7:30pm
Fri 5/5/17 at 7:30pm
Sat 5/6/17 at 2pm and 8pm
Theater: Comedy
Below the Belt
Three men face off somewhere in an anonymous factory; one bullying and truculent, one ambitious and evasive, and the third a trembling mass of insecurity and arrogance. These characters are irresistibly funny as they maneuver in their pointless quest for s...
Live Theatre Workshop
Tucson, AZ

Sun 4/30/17 at 3pm
Thu 5/4/17 - Sat 5/6/17 at 7:30pm
Art: Art Show, Museum
Body Language: Figuration in Modern and Contemporary Art
Drawn from the Tucson Museum of Art’s permanent collection and selected loans, this exhibition explores stylistic and conceptual trends in contemporary figurative art. Artists presented here rely on the human figure to examine notions of beauty and identit...
Tucson Museum of Art
Tucson, AZ

Sun 4/30/17 at 12pm-5pm
Tue 5/2/17 - Sat 5/6/17 at 10am-5pm
Sun 5/7/17 at 12pm-5pm
Tue 5/9/17 - Sat 5/13/17 at 10am-5pm
Sun 5/14/17 at 12pm-5pm
Special Event: Benefit/Fundraiser, Fair/Festival, Food/Tasting
Crawfish Festival
Enjoy fresh crawfish, blue crabs, fresh shrimp and mussels, along with an array of of Vietnamese foods and drinks. Entertainment will include live music on Saturday night.
Our Lady of Lavang Catholic Church
Tucson, AZ

Sun 4/30/17 at 8am-3pm
Art: Art Show, Museum
Exposed: The Art and Science Of Conservation
This exhibit provides an overview of the ever-developing field of art conservation. Using artwork that has been conserved as well as objects in current need of treatment, visitors will understand the challenges that museums face in caring for objects and e...
University of Arizona – Museum of Art
Tucson, AZ

Sun 4/30/17 at 12pm-5pm
Mon 5/1/17 - Wed 5/3/17 at 9am-4pm
Thu 5/4/17 at 9am-7pm
Fri 5/5/17 at 9am-4pm
Sat 5/6/17 at 9am-5pm
Art: Museum, Painting
Fame: Paintings By Robert Priseman
By literally painting celebrity icons on top of 18th and 19th-century religious icons of saints (purchased on e-bay), British artist Robert Priseman examines the contemporary obsession with celebrity and how in it has mimicked or even replaced religious fa...
University of Arizona – Museum of Art
Tucson, AZ

Sun 4/30/17 at 12pm-5pm
Mon 5/1/17 - Wed 5/3/17 at 9am-4pm
Thu 5/4/17 at 9am-7pm
Fri 5/5/17 at 9am-4pm
Sat 5/6/17 at 9am-5pm
Art: Art Show, Museum
From Modern Into the Now: Masterworks From the Kasser Mochary Art Foundation
In 2014, "The Figure Examined: Masterworks from the Kasser Mochary Art Foundation" broke the Museum’s attendance record. Many of the best-loved works from that exhibition will be on display in this new exhibition of selections from this important collectio...
Tucson Museum of Art
Tucson, AZ

Sun 4/30/17 at 12pm-5pm
Tue 5/2/17 - Wed 5/3/17 at 10am-5pm
Thu 5/4/17 at 10am-8pm
Fri 5/5/17 - Sat 5/6/17 at 10am-5pm
Sun 5/7/17 at 12pm-5pm
    

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