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Art: Art Show, Painting, Gallery, Museum, Auction
Great Summer Art Auction
Thursday, June 7th, 5:30-7:30 pm — Madaras Gallery presents The Great Summer Art Auction with select original paintings from many Gallery artists included in this 2 week silent auction. Bidding opens at incredible values. Auction ends June 21.
Madaras Gallery
Tucson, AZ

Tue 6/19/18 - Thu 6/21/18
Special Event: Film
Edward II (U.K. 1991)
In this new restoration of the iconic New Queer Cinema classic, cinematic provocateur Derek Jarman (Sebastian, Jubilee) offers a visually extravagant, sexually provocative postmodern take on Christopher Marlowe’s Elizabethan drama, The Troublesome Reign of...
The Loft Cinema
Tucson, AZ

Tue 6/19/18 at 7:30pm-9pm
Art: Museum, Prints
Subject to Change: An Evolution of Women Printmakers
The twentieth century was a significant time in the development of printmaking techniques and technologies, and the increase of women’s participation in the artistic practice. Culled predominantly from the Museum’s permanent collection, this exhibition wil...
University of Arizona – Museum of Art
Tucson, AZ

Tue 6/19/18 - Fri 6/22/18 at 9am-4pm
Sat 6/23/18 at 9am-5pm
Sun 6/24/18 at 12pm-5pm
Tue 6/26/18 - Fri 6/29/18 at 9am-4pm
Sat 6/30/18 at 9am-5pm
Art: Art Show, Museum
The West Observed: The Art of Howard Post
This exhibit examines work by this prolific artist of the American West spanning over his 30-year career. Post is continually inspired by his experiences from living in the West. A third-generation Arizonan, he utilizes traditional Western themes in his pa...
Tucson Museum of Art
Tucson, AZ

Tue 6/19/18 - Sun 6/24/18 at 10am-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

Tue 6/19/18 - Fri 6/22/18 at 9am-4pm
Sat 6/23/18 at 9am-5pm
Sun 6/24/18 at 12pm-5pm
Art: History/Science, Museum, Film
Desert Hollywood: Celebrity Landscapes in Cinema
Desert Hollywood explores the “celebrity careers” of prominent Southwestern landscapes in film and television. More than mere backdrops, these landscapes including Monument Valley, the Imperial Sand Dunes, Lake Powell, the Moab area and the Sonoran Desert ...
Tucson Desert Art Museum
Tucson, AZ

Wed 6/20/18 - Sun 6/24/18 at 10am-4pm
Wed 6/27/18 - Sat 6/30/18 at 10am-4pm
Art: Art Show, Museum
Folkert de Jong: Last Nation
In this mid-career retrospective at MOCA Tucson, Folkert de Jong explores themes of global conquest, particularly events tied to The Netherlands yet mirrored and understood within a U.S. historical context. Frequently referencing figures and dress of Old D...
Museum of Contemporary Art
Tucson, AZ

Wed 6/20/18 - Sun 6/24/18 at 12pm-5pm
Wed 6/27/18 - Sat 6/30/18 at 12pm-5pm
Art: History/Science, Museum, Photography
Vaquero and Charro: An Enduring Legacy – Photographs by Cody Edison and Artifacts from the Arizona Historical Society
This exhibit will explore the impact that Spanish traditions have had on Western horsemanship. Many customs, words, and traditions associated with the American West originated with the Vaqueros and Charros of Mexico. This legacy is presented through contem...
Tucson Desert Art Museum
Tucson, AZ

Wed 6/20/18 - Sun 6/24/18 at 10am-4pm
Wed 6/27/18 - Sat 6/30/18 at 10am-4pm
Special Event: Film
Alien (1979)
In Ridley Scott’s Alien, a close encounter of the third kind becomes an interstellar nightmare of the worst kind when an unknown life form invades a spacecraft and proceeds to lay waste to every human in sight. On the way home from a mission for the “Compa...
The Loft Cinema
Tucson, AZ

Thu 6/21/18 at 7:30pm-9:30pm
Theater: Comedy
Red, White and Tuna
Red, White and Tuna is the third in a series of hilarious plays set in the fictional town of Tuna, the “third-smallest” town in the state of Texas. The plays are an affectionate and satirical commentary on small-town, Southern life and attitudes. Keith Wic...
Live Theatre Workshop
Tucson, AZ

Thu 6/21/18 - Sat 6/23/18 at 7:30pm
Sun 6/24/18 at 3pm
Thu 6/28/18 - Sat 6/30/18 at 7:30pm
Sun 7/1/18 at 3pm
Thu 7/5/18 - Sat 7/7/18 at 7:30pm
Special Event: Multimedia, Museum, Film
Third Thursday: 5 Minute Film Fest
This event will feature short documentary, animation, and experimental video art created by artists living in Southern Arizona.
Museum of Contemporary Art
Tucson, AZ

Thu 6/21/18 at 6pm-8pm
Special Event: Film
Creature From The Black Lagoon In 3D
An expedition up the Amazon turns into a slimy monster mash in this classic ‘50s chiller, presented in the original 3D format. A team of intrepid scientists (played by 1950’s genre vets Richard Carlson, Julie Adams and Richard Denning) set off on an excurs...
The Loft Cinema
Tucson, AZ

Fri 6/22/18 at 10pm-11:30pm
Comedy: Stand Up Comedy
Ivan Pecel
Based in Los Angeles, CA, Ivan brings the term "High Energy" to an entirely different level by delivering an unforgettable show unlike anything you have seen before. As funny as a stand up comic, and as skilled as a chinese acrobat, Ivan has appeared on MT...
Laffs Comedy Caffe
Tucson, AZ

Fri 6/22/18 - Sat 6/23/18 at 8pm and 10:30pm
Music: Live Music in Bar/Club, Reggae
Katchafire
Katchafire is an explosive reggae force from New Zealand with an undeniably Maori sound.
191 Toole
Tucson, AZ

Fri 6/22/18 at 8pm
Music: Folk
The Milk Carton Kids
Known for releasing their albums for free, Kenneth Pattengale and Joey Ryan make up the folk duo The Milk Carton Kids. NPR summarized their sound this way: "Gillian Welch & David Rawlings-meets-Simon & Garfunkel with a splash of The Everly Brothers."
Fox Tucson Theatre
Tucson, AZ

Fri 6/22/18 at 7:30pm
Music: Pop
15th Anniversary Freestyle Explosion
Featuring Stevie B., Lisa Lisa, Expose, Taylor Dayne, Debbie Deb, Trinere, Connie, TKA/K7 and Timmy T.
Tucson Convention Center – Arena and Exhibition Hall
Tucson, AZ

Sat 6/23/18 at 7:30pm
Special Event: Animals, Nature
Cool Summer Nights
Beat the Arizona heat and enjoy a family-friendly outing during our popular Cool Summer Nights. So what makes these Saturday evenings so enchanting? The stunning sunsets, skies speckled with stars, night-blooming plants, and animals reappearing from their ...
Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum
Tucson, AZ

Sat 6/23/18 at 5pm-10pm
Special Event: Children
Tucson Kidsfest
This two-day event will offer a variety of activities for kids of all ages, ncluding skateboard/BMX half pipe shows, game trucks, jumping castles, carnival rides, laser tag, a Bookman’s Entertainment Area and more. On the Supercuts Stage, a full-day of ent...
Tucson Convention Center – Arena and Exhibition Hall
Tucson, AZ

Sat 6/23/18 at 11am
Sun 6/24/18 at 11am
Art: Art Talk
Arts for All: Artist Talk
Ten artists from Arts for All, Inc., which commits to providing accessible education, training and experiences in the arts for children and adults, primarily those with special needs, will be showing their work in The J’s Fine Art Gallery. Many of the arti...
Tucson Jewish Community Center
Tucson, AZ

Sun 6/24/18 at 2pm-3pm
Theater: Children's Theatre, Musical
Rockin' Cinderella
It’s the 1950’s, a time of malt shops, poodle skirts, and sock hops. Now throw in the classic story of Cinderella, and you’re bound to have a rockin’ good time. When the Burger Palace King decides to throw a sock hop, in hopes of finding a girl for his lon...
Live Theatre Workshop
Tucson, AZ

Sun 6/24/18 at 12:30pm
Sun 7/1/18 at 12:30pm
Sun 7/8/18 at 12:30pm
Sun 7/15/18 at 12:30pm
Sun 7/22/18 at 12:30pm
    

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