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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

Wed 8/23/17 at 8:30am-4:30pm
Thu 8/24/17 - Fri 8/25/17 at 8:30am-8pm
Sat 8/26/17 - Wed 8/30/17 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

Wed 8/23/17 at 8:30am-4:30pm
Thu 8/24/17 - Fri 8/25/17 at 8:30am-8pm
Sat 8/26/17 - Wed 8/30/17 at 8:30am-4:30pm
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

Wed 8/23/17 at 9am-4pm
Thu 8/24/17 at 9am-7pm
Fri 8/25/17 at 9am-4pm
Sat 8/26/17 at 9am-5pm
Sun 8/27/17 at 12pm-5pm
Art: Art Show, Museum
The Hans Hofmann School
Hans Hofmann (1880-1966) was one of the foremost painters of the modern era. A brilliant colorist, Hofmann’s paintings incorporate his signature “push and pull” with overlapping forms, pulsing colors, and intersecting planes. Originally from Germany, Hofma...
University of Arizona – Museum of Art
Tucson, AZ

Wed 8/23/17 at 9am-4pm
Thu 8/24/17 at 9am-7pm
Fri 8/25/17 at 9am-4pm
Sat 8/26/17 at 9am-5pm
Sun 8/27/17 at 12pm-5pm
Art: Museum, Painting
Picture This: Basketry in Native American Life
A selection of 11 paintings highlighting the role of basketry in Native American daily and ceremonial life. Works on display are from ASM’s Avery Collection of American Indian Paintings, and from recent acquisitions. This exhibit is a complement to ASM’s n...
Arizona State Museum
Tucson, AZ

Wed 8/23/17 - Sat 8/26/17 at 10am-5pm
Mon 8/28/17 - Sat 9/2/17 at 10am-5pm
Mon 9/4/17 - Sat 9/9/17 at 10am-5pm
Mon 9/11/17 - Sat 9/16/17 at 10am-5pm
Mon 9/18/17 - Sat 9/23/17 at 10am-5pm
Art: History/Science, Museum
Pieces of the Puzzle: New Perspectives on the Hohokam
What happened to the Hohokam? Archaeologists have searched for an answer to this question since the late 1800s. Travel back in time to visit this ancient culture that flourished in central and southern Arizona for 1000 years, from approximately A.D. 450 to...
Arizona State Museum
Tucson, AZ

Wed 8/23/17 - Sat 8/26/17 at 10am-5pm
Mon 8/28/17 - Sat 9/2/17 at 10am-5pm
Mon 9/4/17 - Sat 9/9/17 at 10am-5pm
Mon 9/11/17 - Sat 9/16/17 at 10am-5pm
Art: History/Science, Museum
Snaketown: Hohokam Defined
"Snaketown: Hohokam Defined" is presented in complement to the the traveling exhibit, "Pieces of the Puzzle: New Perspectives on the Hohokam," featured through 9/16.
Arizona State Museum
Tucson, AZ

Wed 8/23/17 - Sat 8/26/17 at 10am-5pm
Mon 8/28/17 - Sat 9/2/17 at 10am-5pm
Mon 9/4/17 - Sat 9/9/17 at 10am-5pm
Mon 9/11/17 - Sat 9/16/17 at 10am-5pm
Mon 9/18/17 - Sat 9/23/17 at 10am-5pm
Art: Art Show, Museum
Visual Delights and Fanciful Flights of Imagination
Explore the whimsical and colorful world of Bisbee artists Sam Woolcott and Poe Dismuke in their first-ever museum exhibition.
University of Arizona – Museum of Art
Tucson, AZ

Wed 8/23/17 at 9am-4pm
Thu 8/24/17 at 9am-7pm
Fri 8/25/17 at 9am-4pm
Sat 8/26/17 at 9am-5pm
Sun 8/27/17 at 12pm-5pm
Art: Museum, Sculpture
X, Y, Z: Art in Three Dimensions
This exhibit features artworks that are formed, molded, carved, cast, or arranged. Visitors are are invited to contemplate the objects’ textures, mass, relationships to space, and the integration of light and shadow. Highlighting the museum’s stellar perma...
University of Arizona – Museum of Art
Tucson, AZ

Wed 8/23/17 at 9am-4pm
Thu 8/24/17 at 9am-7pm
Fri 8/25/17 at 9am-4pm
Sat 8/26/17 at 9am-5pm
Sun 8/27/17 at 12pm-5pm
Art: Multimedia, Museum, Sculpture
Chuck Nanney: Selected Ambient Works, Volume II
Chuck Nanney will exhibit sculptural works made over the last three years, along with sound pieces, comprising a mini-retrospective of recent activity. Frequently protruding from the walls, painted vividly, and installed at various heights, the works have ...
Museum of Contemporary Art
Tucson, AZ

Wed 8/23/17 - Sun 8/27/17 at 12pm-5pm
Wed 8/30/17 - Sun 9/3/17 at 12pm-5pm
Wed 9/6/17 - Sun 9/10/17 at 12pm-5pm
Wed 9/13/17 - Sun 9/17/17 at 12pm-5pm
Wed 9/20/17 - Sun 9/24/17 at 12pm-5pm
Art: Art Show, Gallery, Photography
Danny Lyon: Present Future
Etherton Gallery is pleased to present an exhibition highlighting the career of documentary photographer Danny Lyon. Throughout his career Danny Lyon has made great images that forge connections with the past and the future, immersing himself in the lives ...
Etherton Gallery
Tucson, AZ

Wed 8/23/17 at 11am-5pm
Thu 8/24/17 at 11am-5pm
Fri 8/25/17 at 11am-5pm
Sat 8/26/17 at 11am-5pm
Tue 8/29/17 at 11am-5pm
Art: Art Show, Photography
Mayor's Gallery - Fine Art Photography
Photographs by Sean Stuchen are on display in the Mayor's Office through mid-September 2017. Viewing hours are Monday-Friday,10 a.m. to 4 p.m. To arrange a viewing, email Irene.Messina@tucsonaz.gov with the subject "Art Gallery." For more information, visi...
Tucson City Hall
Tucson, AZ

Wed 8/23/17 at 10am-4pm
Thu 8/24/17 at 10am-4pm
Fri 8/25/17 at 10am-4pm
Mon 8/28/17 at 10am-4pm
Tue 8/29/17 at 10am-4pm
Art: Art Show, Museum
A Night On The Edge Of Forever: The Art Of Midnight Films, Free Theaternd The Psychedelic Underground San Francisco 1969-1973
Guest Curator Steve Terry is a collector and editor, and the publisher of Wild Life Press, which specializes in limited edition books, printed matter and audio releases. For this exhibition, Terry presents posters, flyers, artworks, photographs, and books ...
Museum of Contemporary Art
Tucson, AZ

Wed 8/23/17 - Sun 8/27/17 at 12pm-5pm
Wed 8/30/17 - Sun 9/3/17 at 12pm-5pm
Wed 9/6/17 - Sun 9/10/17 at 12pm-5pm
Wed 9/13/17 - Sun 9/17/17 at 12pm-5pm
Wed 9/20/17 - Sun 9/24/17 at 12pm-5pm
Art: Museum, Photography
Tucson John: Tucson Nights: After Dark in the Naked Pueblo
Tucson John’s photographs of Tucson house parties, musical events, and downtown demimonde from the mid-2000s to the present will be collaged and wallpapered floor-to-ceiling in the Drawing Room, creating an all-over, immersive document of living history.
Museum of Contemporary Art
Tucson, AZ

Wed 8/23/17 - Sun 8/27/17 at 12pm-5pm
Wed 8/30/17 - Sun 9/3/17 at 12pm-5pm
Wed 9/6/17 - Sun 9/10/17 at 12pm-5pm
Wed 9/13/17 - Sun 9/17/17 at 12pm-5pm
Wed 9/20/17 - Sun 9/24/17 at 12pm-5pm
Art: Installations, Museum
Virginia Overton
Virginia Overton will create a site-specific installation, originating in an intuitive and direct response to the majestic and unrivaled Neo-Brutalist space of MOCA’s Great Hall. Through a process of trial and error, Overton often creates sculpture that re...
Museum of Contemporary Art
Tucson, AZ

Wed 8/23/17 - Sun 8/27/17 at 12pm-5pm
Wed 8/30/17 - Sun 9/3/17 at 12pm-5pm
Wed 9/6/17 - Sun 9/10/17 at 12pm-5pm
Wed 9/13/17 - Sun 9/17/17 at 12pm-5pm
Wed 9/20/17 - Sun 9/24/17 at 12pm-5pm
Music: Live Music in Bar/Club, Metal, Rock
Pelican
Levying cinematic melody upon crushing heaviness, Pelican has eschewed tradition and come up with a sound that favors both form and content.
Club Congress
Tucson, AZ

Thu 8/24/17 at 7pm
Special Event: Benefit/Fundraiser
6th Annual EEF Celebrity Spelling Bee
One notable Tucsonan in the Educational Enrichment Foundation’s 6th Annual Celebrity Spelling Bee lineup will emerge victorious, and teachers across Tucson Unified School District will win big. Emcee for the evening, John Pedicone will keep rivalries in ch...
Rialto Theatre
Tucson, AZ

Fri 8/25/17 at 7pm
Music: Christian Contemporary
Big Daddy Weave
Big Daddy Weave is a contemporary Christian band whose members met while in college at the University of Mobile. "Beautiful Offerings," the band’s seventh studio album, released in September 2015, follows the biggest album of the band’s career, Love Come T...
Tucson Convention Center – Music Hall
Tucson, AZ

Fri 8/25/17 at 7pm
Special Event: Drawings/Works on Paper, Class/Workshop
Sketching Birds with Colored Pencils and Pens
Learn basic techniques from illustrator and artist, Devon Meyer, that will help you more accurately draw what you see with. With colored pencils and pens, we will simplify drawing birds by capturing posture, proportion and angles. Pencils, beginner to i...
Tucson Botanical Gardens
Tucson, AZ

Fri 8/25/17 at 9am-12pm
Special Event: Fair/Festival, Food/Tasting
Beat the Heat Sangria & Salsa Festival
Enjoy a variety of sangrias, salsa tastings and Spanish food in the air conditioned comfort of the Tucson Convention Center. Craft beer, artisan vendors and live guitar music.
Tucson Convention Center – Arena and Exhibition Hall
Tucson, AZ

Sat 8/26/17 at 3pm and 9pm
    

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