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Tubac Center of the Arts

9 Plaza Rd
Tubac, AZ 85646 United States
(520) 398-2371

May 2013

Hi-Art 2013

May 3, 2013 @ 5:00 am - May 20, 2013 @ 4:00 pm
Tubac Center of the Arts, 9 Plaza Rd
Tubac, AZ 85646 United States

Hi-Art is an annual exhibition showcasing the work of local area high school students. Now in its 12th year, “Hi-Art” is an annual exhibit of work from local high schools. This year young artists come from Sahuarita, Walden Grove, Rio Rico and Nogales High Schools.

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August 2013

Summer Gallery Opening Reception

August 2, 2013 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Tubac Center of the Arts, 9 Plaza Rd
Tubac, AZ 85646 United States
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Free

Summer Gallery showcases the art of Tubac Center of the Arts member artists as well as artists from the Santa Cruz Valley. The exhibit runs August 2 - September 5, 2013. Visit during our summer hours: Thurs - Sat., 1oam - 4:30pm and Sun. noon - 4:30pm.

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November 2013

Jack Williams Guitar & Song

November 15, 2013 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Tubac Center of the Arts, 9 Plaza Rd
Tubac, AZ 85646 United States
$20.

Jack’s music is rooted in his native South Carolina and shaped by a long career of playing folk, rock, jazz, R&B and the popular music from the 30s, 40s and 50s.

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January 2014

Members’ Juried Exhibit Opening Reception

January 3, 2014 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Tubac Center of the Arts, 9 Plaza Rd
Tubac, AZ 85646 United States
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Free

"Change of Season" by Rick Wheeler Please join us on Friday, January 3, 2014 from 5-7pm for the opening reception of our annual Members' Juried Exhibit.  The exhibit showcases a variety of medium and style in the 62 art works by artist members of Tubac Center of the Arts.  This year our juror is local Tubac artist, Nicholas Wilson, internationally recognized for his wildlife sculpture, paintings and printmaking.

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“Abandoned and Forgotten” Book Event

January 16, 2014 @ 10:30 am - 12:00 pm
Tubac Center of the Arts, 9 Plaza Rd
Tubac, AZ 85646 United States
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Free

The Literary Lions will host author, Evelyne Tannenhill at Tubac Center of the Arts on Thursday, January 16th at 10:30am.  Evelyne will give a visual presentation, discuss and autograph her book, "Abandoned and Forgotten," which relates her experiences as a young girl in East Prussia during the Nazi era.  Admission is free.  

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Home Tour

January 18, 2014 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Tubac Center of the Arts, 9 Plaza Rd
Tubac, AZ 85646 United States
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$25 – $30

Six homes are featured in the self-guided Tubac Center of the Arts Home Tour scheduled SATURDAY, JANUARY 18, FROM 10AM TO 4PM Tour proceeds benefit the many programs of the non-profit art center. Tickets: $25/Members, $30/Guests Call TCA at 520-398-2371 to purchase tickets. Tickets and maps will be available on the morning of the tour at the art center. Coffee provided by Tumacookery during registration.

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February 2014

Celebrities “Sell-Ebrate” Art

February 22, 2014 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Tubac Center of the Arts, 9 Plaza Rd
Tubac, AZ 85646 United States
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Come in costume for this fun and exciting fundraising party at Tubac Center of the Arts. Enjoy Food, Drink, Music, Dance, Entertainment and Art to buy. 6pm to 9pm-ish $50 for Members, $60 for Guests RSVP and purchase your tickets now as space is limited to 120 reservations Call 520-398-2371

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August 2014

Summer Gallery Opening Reception

August 1, 2014 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Tubac Center of the Arts, 9 Plaza Rd
Tubac, AZ 85646 United States
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Summer Gallery opens with a reception on Friday, August 1, 5-7pm.  This event is free and open to the public.  The Summer Gallery Exhibit is an annual art exhibit showcasing the art of Southern Arizona artists in all mediums.  Summer Gallery 2014 is the final exhibit of our season and this year includes twenty three artists working in oil, acrylic, watercolor, photography, mixed media sculpture and fine jewelry. Participating artists: Gary Bennet, Mark Candelaria, Vicki Carstens, Jan Christensen, Lyle Collister,…

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Batik Demonstration

August 23, 2014 @ 11:00 am - August 24, 2014 @ 3:00 pm
Tubac Center of the Arts, 9 Plaza Rd
Tubac, AZ 85646 United States
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Summer Gallery artist, Dikki Van Helsland will demonstrate her batik technique in the gallery on Saturday, Aug. 23 & Sunday, Aug. 24. Saturday - 11am - 3pm, Sunday, 1-3pm Summer Gallery Hours: Thursday - Saturday, 10am - 4:30pm, Sunday 12-4:30pm

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September 2014

“Mapping Insights” Opening Reception

September 5, 2014 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Tubac Center of the Arts, 9 Plaza Rd
Tubac, AZ 85646 United States
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Free

"Mapping Insight” is an exhibit by Seattle artist, Eric Carson.  Eric uses the ancient geometric structure of the mandala to locate seemingly opposed traditions of insight around their common center, thus creating contemporary maps of insight. Please join us for the Exhibit Opening Reception: Fri., Sept. 5, 2014, 5-7pm Exhibit runs through Sunday, November 2, 2014. Eric will also be presenting on Saturday, September 6th, 1-3pm for our new “Art Starts” with youth and families program as well as our “Art Speak” program from 5-7pm.   Image:…

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March 2015

Thomas Pandolfi – Piano

March 6, 2015 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Tubac Center of the Arts, 9 Plaza Rd
Tubac, AZ 85646 United States
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$20 – $25

Thomas Pandolfi piano Friday, March 6, 2015, 7:30pm Thomas is an exciting virtuoso, sought after world-wide for his “passionate artistry” and amazing technique. His playing consistently demonstrates “a great technician’s grace, finesse, and polish.” He is also considered a leading interpreter of George Gershwin; his program, “One Singular Night,” brings the music of Gershwin with that of another towering icon of American music, Marvin Hamlisch. The result is a lavish presentation of some of America’s most loved music.

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Poetry of the Wild – Inaugural Poetry Walk

March 7, 2015 @ 10:30 am - 12:00 pm
Tubac Center of the Arts, 9 Plaza Rd
Tubac, AZ 85646 United States
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Free

Join environmental artist/sculptor, Ana Flores, artist in residence with Tubac Center of the Art on the inaugural "Poetry Walk" along the Anza Trail to experience, "Poetry of the Wild."  "Poetry of the Wild invites the public out for a walk to see their world anew through the keenly felt perspectives of poets and artists. Using a unique presentation of “poetry boxes” that combine art and poetry, the project serves as a catalyst for exploring our towns and considering how place…

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Arte de Avian Opening Reception

March 13, 2015 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Tubac Center of the Arts, 9 Plaza Rd
Tubac, AZ 85646 United States
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Free

Join us for the opening reception of "Arte de Avian," a nationally juried exhibit of art that celebrates birds and birding.  Tucson artist, Ben Johnson selected 69 works of art from over 220 submissions.  The work represents artists from 18 states working in oil, acrylic, mixed media, ceramic & jewelry. The exhibit continues in our main gallery through Sunday, April 26, 2015.

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April 2015

Hummingbirds & Butterflies with Sue Feyrer

April 9, 2015 @ 10:30 am - 12:00 pm
Tubac Center of the Arts, 9 Plaza Rd
Tubac, AZ 85646 United States
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Free – $5

Join Sue Feyrer, Butterfly expert, author and long time docent at Tohono Chul Park Gardens in Tucson for this special presentation on creating gardens that attract hummingbirds and butterflies.  The presentation is part of our Arts Speak program.  Free for TCA members and Garden Tour ticket holders, $5 for guests/non-members.  Call TCA at 520-398-2371 to reserve your spot.  

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January 2016

The Creative Process – Virginia Hall

January 7, 2016 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Tubac Center of the Arts, 9 Plaza Rd
Tubac, AZ 85646 United States
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Free – $10

Under our "Arts Speak" program, Tubac artist, Virginia Hall will discuss the creative process. Virginia Hall will share her personal experiences regarding the wonderful and mysterious mystery of the creative process.  Then invite others to consider their thoughts on the subject.  Is there a process that can make us creative?  This is a subject that has been pondered for years. There is a chicken and egg situation in play here. Can we learn to be creative or does inspiration figure…

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March 2016

Spring for Art

March 5, 2016 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Tubac Center of the Arts, 9 Plaza Rd
Tubac, AZ 85646 United States
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$30 – $35

Live auction of art, goods and services - an exciting evening benefiting Tubac Center of the Arts.

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September 2016

Members’ Open Exhibit Reception

September 2, 2016 @ 5:00 pm - October 9, 2016 @ 4:30 pm
9 Plaza Road

Tubac, 85646 United States
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Tubac Center of the Arts opens a new season with the annual "Members' Open Exhibit" on Friday, September 2, 2016.

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October 2016

Beginning Watercolor Series

October 4, 2016 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Tuesday, happening 4 times

Tubac Center of the Arts, 9 Plaza Rd
Tubac, AZ 85646 United States
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$60
Roberta Rogers watercolor instructor

Roberta Rogers provides instruction in watercolor painting techniques. Sign up for one or all in this 4 week series.

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Arts Speak: Ansel Adams & the American Photograph

October 20, 2016 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Tubac Center of the Arts, 9 Plaza Rd
Tubac, AZ 85646 United States
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$10.
Dr. Rebecca Senf

Join us for this informative discussion. Dr. Becky Senf, Director of the Center for Creative Photography and expert on Ansel Adams, will speak about the life & work of the man who many say legitimized photography as an art form. Reserve your seat.  Call TCA at 520.398.2371.  TCA members, Free. Guests and nonmembers, $10.

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November 2016

Drawing Fundamentals

November 1, 2016 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Tuesday, happening 4 times

Tubac Center of the Arts, 9 Plaza Rd
Tubac, AZ 85646 United States
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$240
Rick Wheeler's Drawing

Rick Wheeler provides instruction in drawing techniques for beginning and intermediate students focusing on perspective and composition during this 4 week series workshop.

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Arts Speak: “Pablo Picasso: Women are Goddesses and Doormats”

November 10, 2016 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Tubac Center of the Arts, 9 Plaza Rd
Tubac, AZ 85646 United States
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$8
picasso

"Women are machines for suffering," Picasso told his mistress Françoise Gilot in 1943. Indeed, as they embarked on their nine-year affair, the 61-year-old artist warned the 21-year-old student: "For me there are only two kinds of women, goddesses and doormats". (Hudson, 2016) Whether you love Picasso's art or not, this talk with Susie Heinz will help you understand why he is considered by many to be the greatest artist of the 20th century. The influence of women in his art…

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December 2016

Into the Light: Introduction to Pastels

December 6, 2016 @ 10:00 am - 4:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Tuesday, happening 2 times

Tubac Center of the Arts, 9 Plaza Rd
Tubac, AZ 85646 United States
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$200.

In this workshop, pastel artist, Jan Thompson will provide instruction on how to create 3-D illusions on a flat surface using pastel.

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Song & Sweets

December 7, 2016 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Tubac Center of the Arts, 9 Plaza Rd
Tubac, AZ 85646 United States
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$15
wine & chocolate

Join the Tubac Singers to celebrate the holiday season with your favorite songs, wine & chocolate.

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Arts Speak: “A Woman’s Perspective”

December 15, 2016 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Tubac Center of the Arts, 9 Plaza Rd
Tubac, AZ 85646 United States
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$8
women in arts

Join panel of local seasoned women artists/gallery managers, Virginia Hall, Myrna York, Debbie Barrios, & Carol St. John, to explore and discuss how women have contributed to, challenged, and worked in the art world. Join the conversation! Reserve your seat.  Call TCA at 520.398.2371.  TCA members, Free. Guests and nonmembers, $8.

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January 2017

The Creative Process

January 3, 2017 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Tubac Center of the Arts, 9 Plaza Rd
Tubac, AZ 85646 United States
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$240.
Carolyn Wayland abstract landscape painting

Artist, Carolyn Wayland will show you how to use the building blocks of composition to create paintings in acrylic.

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Workshop: Basics of Drawing – Rick Wheeler

January 5, 2017 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Tubac Center of the Arts, 9 Plaza Rd
Tubac, AZ 85646 United States
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$200 – $240
Rick Wheeler's Drawing

Learn the basic fundamentals of drawing with Rick Wheeler in this 4 week series.

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2017 Tubac Annual Home Tour

January 14, 2017 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Tubac Center of the Arts, 9 Plaza Rd
Tubac, AZ 85646 United States
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$30 – $35
Home Tour Kitchen

This season there are again six homes on the tour, ranging from elegant architectural designed, one-of-a-kind residences to charming homes in the new Barrio de Tubac section.

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Arts Speak: A Conversation with Monica Warhol

January 26, 2017 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Tubac Center of the Arts, 9 Plaza Rd
Tubac, AZ 85646 United States
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$8
Monica Warhol

Join us for a conversation & live podcast recording with artist, Monica Warhol.  Monica will discuss art, Andy & more in this electric & eclectic hour discussion. "Professional artist Monica Warhol is fiercely loyal, agreeably stimulating and attractive. Originally from Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, Warhol moved to Tucson 13 years ago. Although she is distantly related to the famous artist Andy Warhol, (his father and her grandfather were brothers), she downplays that connection, preferring to become successful on her own merit. She…

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February 2017

See Differently, Paint Differently

February 4, 2017 @ 9:00 am - February 5, 2017 @ 4:00 pm
Tubac Center of the Arts, 9 Plaza Rd
Tubac, AZ 85646 United States
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Davis Simons Grand Canyon painting

David Simon's 2 day painting workshop will have you seeing differently so that you can paint differently.

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Oralia Lopez – Mata Ortiz Pottery Demonstration & Sale

February 11, 2017 - February 12, 2017
Tubac Center of the Arts, 9 Plaza Rd
Tubac, AZ 85646 United States
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Visit the art center this weekend for the Mata Ortiz Pottery event featuring Oralia Lopez. She is most famous for her unique patterns of graduated squares and triangles. Oralia will provide demonstrations on how she creates her pots and her work will be for sale in the gallery.

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Arts Speak: Bill Boslego, “Insults Rain Down on Me Like Hail: The Rebellious Art of Edouard Manet”

February 16, 2017 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Tubac Center of the Arts, 9 Plaza Rd
Tubac, AZ 85646 United States
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$8
Manet Painting Bart at the folies-bergere

Now regarded as one of the arts masters, Manet's art provoked scandal, laughter and puzzlement when it first appeared. Bill Boslego will discuss why the public was so hostile towards Manet's work. Bill Boslego has been a docent at the Tucson Museum of Art since 2014 when he and his wife moved to Green Valley from Virginia. In addition to his volunteer work with the Museum, he is also a volunteer guide at the San Xavier Mission. Join the conversation! Reserve…

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Color Theory

February 18, 2017 @ 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
Tubac Center of the Arts, 9 Plaza Rd
Tubac, AZ 85646 United States
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$125.

Artist & educator, Myrna York will instruct this one day exercise with watercolor or acrylic to demonstrate the importance of color theory in painting. .

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Book Cover Exhibition

February 24, 2017 @ 10:00 am - April 9, 2017 @ 4:30 pm
Tubac Center of the Arts, 9 Plaza Rd
Tubac, AZ 85646 United States
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The Book Cover Exhibition celebrates the fine art of judging a book by its cover.

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Love Letters

February 24, 2017 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
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Matinee
Tubac Center of the Arts, 9 Plaza Rd
Tubac, AZ 85646 United States
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$30 – $35
A R Gurney Love Letters

A.R. Gurney's funny and poignant play follows a stuffy W.A.S.P. and a free-spirited woman throughout their lives as chronicled in letters they write to each other. Friday evening, February 24th at 7:30pm and Sunday afternoon, February 26th at 2pm. Call the art center for tickets at 530-398-2371. $30 Members, $35 Nonmembers & Guests.

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Love Letters

February 26, 2017 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Tubac Center of the Arts, 9 Plaza Rd
Tubac, AZ 85646 United States
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$30 – $35
A R Gurney Love Letters

A.R. Gurney's funny and poignant play follows a stuffy W.A.S.P. and a free-spirited woman throughout their lives as chronicled in letters they write to each other. Friday evening, February 24th at 7:30pm and Sunday afternoon, February 26th at 2pm. Call the art center for tickets at 530-398-2371. $30 Members, $35 Nonmembers & Guests.

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March 2017

A Painting Per Class

March 4, 2017 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 10:00am, happening 2 times

Tubac Center of the Arts, 9 Plaza Rd
Tubac, AZ 85646 United States
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$120
Rodney Reveal painting of cow

Tucson artist and "Flight" exhibit juror, Rodney Reveal will provide watercolor painting instruction so that budding and seasoned artists learn to create a finished painting.

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Open Studio Tour

March 17, 2017 @ 11:00 am - March 19, 2017 @ 4:00 pm
Tubac Center of the Arts, 9 Plaza Rd
Tubac, AZ 85646 United States
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This FREE self guided tour invites the public into the studios of artists throughout the Santa Cruz Valley I-19 corridor, from Green Valley, Amado, Tubac, Rio Rico and Nogales.

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Arts Speak: The Art of the Zapotec Indians

March 23, 2017 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Tubac Center of the Arts, 9 Plaza Rd
Tubac, AZ 85646 United States
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$8
Zapotec Weaver

Learn about the master artists and weavers of Teotitlan de Valle outside Oaxaca, Mexico. Local expert, Lincoln Wilson will discuss how their designs have influenced the American Southwest.

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April 2017

“Such a Nice Girl,” Book Talk with Carol St. John

April 4, 2017 @ 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm
Tubac Center of the Arts, 9 Plaza Rd
Tubac, AZ 85646 United States
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Carol St. John discusses her new book, "Such A Nice Girl."

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Tubac Singers Spring Concert

April 9, 2017 @ 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm
Tubac Center of the Arts, 9 Plaza Rd
Tubac, AZ 85646 United States
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$5
Tubac Singers

Songs of the Heart & Spirit, the Tubac Singers Spring Concert.

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Jose Trujillo, “Desert Dreams”

April 22, 2017 @ 5:00 pm - May 22, 2017 @ 4:30 pm
Tubac Center of the Arts, 9 Plaza Rd
Tubac, AZ 85646 United States
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"Desert Dreams," paintings by Jose Trujillo. "I believe a painting should represent the subject and its relationship to the world— it should be a celebration of its existence in the universe in the best possible light. " Jose Trujillo

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July 2017

Members’ Open Exhibit Reception

July 28, 2017 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Tubac Center of the Arts, 9 Plaza Rd
Tubac, AZ 85646 United States
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Abstract painting by Carolyn Wayland

The Members' Open Exhibit presents the work of Tubac Center of the Arts member artists and offers a variety of styles and mediums.

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2017 Members Open Exhibit

July 28, 2017 @ 5:00 pm - September 3, 2017 @ 4:30 pm
Tubac Center of the Arts, 9 Plaza Rd
Tubac, AZ 85646 United States
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Members Open Exhibit postcard

The annual Members' Open Exhibit showcases the work of our member artists. Over fifty artists are represented. Awards were selected and presented during the opening reception by exhibit judge, Brooke Grucella. Brooke is a Professor of Practice in the school of Art at the University of Arizona. Her visual research considers how collective consumer culture and its by-products become signifiers for memories. She employs elements of street art, comics, and animation to explore topics such as sexuality and relational communication. She…

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Workshop Instructors Exhibit

July 28, 2017 @ 5:00 pm - September 3, 2017 @ 4:30 pm
Tubac Center of the Arts, 9 Plaza Rd
Tubac, AZ 85646 United States
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July 28th - September 3rd you'll be able to view the work of our workshop instructors in the Workshop Instructors Exhibit,: Barbara Borgwardt, Roberta Rogers, David Simons, Jan Thompson, Bobb Vann, Greta Ward, and Rick Wheeler. Visit our new Workshops Website for a full description and online registrations.

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August 2017

Mark Mulligan Summer Concert

August 18, 2017 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Tubac Center of the Arts, 9 Plaza Rd
Tubac, AZ 85646 United States
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$25 – $30
Mark Mulligan Summer Concert

Mark Mulligan's songs paint a picture of sunshine, sailboats, and sandy beaches in the warm and friendly style of Jimmy Buffett.

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19 Opening Reception

August 22, 2017 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Tubac Center of the Arts, 9 Plaza Rd
Tubac, AZ 85646 United States
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Please join us on Friday, September 8th, 5-7pm for the opening reception of "19." The 19 exhibition features artists along the I-19 arts corridor from Nogales to South Tucson including the Pascua Yaqui Xavier and Tohono Oo’dham nations, City of South Tucson, Sahuarita, Green Valley, Amado, Tubac, Tumacacori-Carmen, Rio Rico, and Nogales.

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September 2017

Body Memory: Aagaard, Roth & Rohr – Opening Reception

September 8, 2017 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Tubac Center of the Arts, 9 Plaza Rd
Tubac, AZ 85646 United States
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The works of Tucson artists, Gary Asgaard, Inna Rohr, & Aaron Roth are presented in the Master Gallery September 8 - October 22, 2017.
Please join us for the opening reception, Friday, September 8th, 5-7pm.

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Body Memory – Aagaard, Rohr, & Roth

September 8, 2017 @ 5:00 pm - October 22, 2017 @ 4:30 pm
Tubac Center of the Arts, 9 Plaza Rd
Tubac, AZ 85646 United States
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Gary Aagaard, Sambuca & Cigarettes (after Degas) oil on canvas Inna Rohr, “After Hours,” oil on gesso board, Aaron Thomas Roth, The Fallen, heat transfer collage melted onto 300lb Arches watercolor paper Body memory is a hypothesis that the body itself is capable of storing memories. Featuring the work of Tucson artists, Gary Aagaard, Inna Rohr, & Aaron Thomas Roth, this exhibition examines contemporary figurative art and its relationship to pain, pleasure, culture, and the notional idea that the body retains it all. “Body Memory” is on…

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19

September 8, 2017 @ 5:00 pm - October 22, 2017 @ 4:30 pm
Tubac Center of the Arts, 9 Plaza Rd
Tubac, AZ 85646 United States
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The 19 exhibition features artists along the I-19 arts corridor from Nogales to South Tucson including the Pascua Yaqui Xavier and Tohono Oo’dham nations, City of South Tucson, Sahuarita, Green Valley, Amado, Tubac, Tumacacori-Carmen, Rio Rico, and Nogales.  

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Amy Pilger – Members’ Open Best of Show Exhibit

September 8, 2017 @ 5:00 pm - October 1, 2017 @ 4:30 pm
Tubac Center of the Arts, 9 Plaza Rd
Tubac, AZ 85646 United States
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View the work of mixed media artist, Amy Pilger, Members' Open Best of Show winner in the Studio Gallery through October 1. Originally from Colorado, Amy now resides in Green Valley, AZ where she focuses on her art making and is involved in art organizations.

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Members’ Open Best of Show

September 8, 2017 @ 5:30 pm - October 1, 2017 @ 4:30 pm
Tubac Center of the Arts, 9 Plaza Rd
Tubac, AZ 85646 United States
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The work of our Members' Open Exhibit, Best of Show winner, Amy Pilger will be on display in the Studio Gallery, September 8 - October 1, 2017.

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October 2017

Youth

October 6, 2017 @ 5:00 pm - November 5, 2017 @ 4:30 pm
Tubac Center of the Arts, 9 Plaza Rd
Tubac, AZ 85646 United States
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Youth is a juried exhibition of artists in Arizona between 18-28 years-old and will include work in 2-D and 3-D art in any category. This exhibition will be juried by artist Brianna Miller and curator Michael Fenlason.

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See Differently, Paint Differently

October 11, 2017 @ 9:00 am - October 13, 2017 @ 4:00 pm
Tubac Center of the Arts, 9 Plaza Rd
Tubac, AZ 85646 United States
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$225 – $250
Davis Simons Grand Canyon painting

In this 3-day oil painting workshop with artist, David Simons, students will learn how to see with the painter's eye.

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Arts Speak: Genevieve Anderson – “Too Loud a Solitude”

October 26, 2017 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Tubac Center of the Arts, 9 Plaza Rd
Tubac, AZ 85646 United States
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$8.

Conversation with the artist/filmmaker about the feature film adaptation of Czech writer Bohuil Habal's beloved book set during the Russian occupation of Czechoslovakia during the 40's and 5o's.  Learn about the book, its author and the how/why of it is being made into a film using puppets.  A two minute trailer of the film will be shown. Free for members, $8 suggested donation for guests and nonmembers.

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Cabot & Cowboys Opening Reception

October 27, 2017 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Tubac Center of the Arts, 9 Plaza Rd
Tubac, AZ 85646 United States
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Please join us for the opening reception of "Cabot & Cowboys" featuring the work of Tubac artist, Hugh Cabot, Friday, October 27th, 5-7pm. The exhibit will also include cowboy trappings. The exhibit continues through December 3, 2017. Opening in the Masters Gallery, "Masters At Work" presents the art of the living master artists, Virginia Hall, Tom Hill, Bobb Vann, and Nicholas Wilson.

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November 2017

2017 Annual Meeting & Dinner

November 5, 2017 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Tubac Center of the Arts, 9 Plaza Rd
Tubac, AZ 85646 United States
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$25 – $30

Please join us for the 2017 Annual Meeting & Dinner, Sunday, November 5, 2017. Bar Opens: 5pm Meeting & Dinner: 5:30 to 8:00pm $25 per person for members,  $30 for guests. Includes bar, buffet dinner & dessert. 50/50 Raffle & Prizes for Best Western Dress. GET YOUR BOOTS ON! Click here to register and purchase your dinner tickets.

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Arts Speak: Masters At Work

November 9, 2017 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Tubac Center of the Arts, 9 Plaza Rd
Tubac, AZ 85646 United States
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$8

Join TCA's living Master Artists for a lively panel discussion.

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Manhattan Dolls

November 18, 2017 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Tubac Center of the Arts, 9 Plaza Rd
Tubac, AZ 85646 United States
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$30 – $35
manhattan dolls

Enjoy an evening concert with the Manhattan Dolls, a swing-style female vocal trio with the sound of The Andrews Sisters.

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Baskets for All Seasons Demo and Sale

November 24, 2017 @ 10:00 am - November 26, 2017 @ 4:00 pm
Tubac Center of the Arts, 9 Plaza Rd
Tubac, AZ 85646 United States
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BASKETS FOR ALL SEASONS
The orginal "carry all" for all cultures, baskets have always been a part of everyday life for people throughout the world. Visit Tubac Center of the Arts to see Native American basketweavers at work, learn about the various kinds and types of basketry created today using techniques that have been passed on for generations. Baskets of all sizes and shapes will be available for purchase as gifts or for your own basket collection.

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December 2017

Holiday Trunk Shows

December 1, 2017 @ 10:00 am - December 3, 2017 @ 4:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Friday, repeating until December 17, 2017

Tubac Center of the Arts, 9 Plaza Rd
Tubac, AZ 85646 United States
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Join us during the first three weekends in December for the Holiday Trunk Shows. The variety of unique gift items by these local artists offers something for everyone.

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Holiday Trunk Shows

December 8, 2017 @ 10:00 am - December 10, 2017 @ 4:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Friday, repeating until December 17, 2017

Tubac Center of the Arts, 9 Plaza Rd
Tubac, AZ 85646 United States
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Join us during the first three weekends in December for the Holiday Trunk Shows. The variety of unique gift items by these local artists offers something for everyone.

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Marvin Shaver

December 8, 2017 @ 5:00 pm - January 14, 2018 @ 4:30 pm
Tubac Center of the Arts, 9 Plaza Rd
Tubac, AZ 85646 United States
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Tucson artist, Marvin Shaver moves beyond painting and explores a wide range of materials to break from a two dimensional surface. Working with plaster and newspaper, the final result after burning off the paper is a surface reminiscent of a landscape.

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Marvin Shaver Opening Reception

December 8, 2017 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Tubac Center of the Arts, 9 Plaza Rd
Tubac, AZ 85646 United States
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Join us for the opening reception for Tucson artist, Marvin Shaver. Marvin is also the juror for the Members' Juried Exhibit, which opens concurrently in the main gallery.

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Members’ Juried Exhibit Opening Reception

December 8, 2017 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Tubac Center of the Arts, 9 Plaza Rd
Tubac, AZ 85646 United States
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Please join us for the opening reception of the Members' Juried Exhibit, Friday, December 8th, 5-7pm.  This annual exhibit is juried this year by Tucson artist, Marvin Shaver and showcases select works by TCA member artists. Marvin's work will be on display in the Studio gallery concurrently with the Members' Juried Exhibit.  

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Tubac Singers Holiday Concert

December 10, 2017 @ 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm
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One event on December 13, 2017 at 7:00pm

Tubac Center of the Arts, 9 Plaza Rd
Tubac, AZ 85646 United States
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The Tubac Singers annual holiday concerts bring that special joy to the season. Enjoy an afternoon performance with your visit to the art center or make it an evening out. Matinee: $5 suggested donation. Evening performance includes wine & dessert, $15.

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Tubac Singers Holiday Concert

December 13, 2017 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
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One event on December 13, 2017 at 7:00pm

Tubac Center of the Arts, 9 Plaza Rd
Tubac, AZ 85646 United States
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The Tubac Singers annual holiday concerts bring that special joy to the season. Enjoy an afternoon performance with your visit to the art center or make it an evening out. Matinee: $5 suggested donation. Evening performance includes wine & dessert, $15.

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Arts Speak: Burden Baskets of the Tohono O’odham

December 14, 2017 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Tubac Center of the Arts, 9 Plaza Rd
Tubac, AZ 85646 United States
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$8

Royce Manual, an expert from the Arizona Humanities Council will talk about woven art and use of the Tohono O'odham "Burden Baskets" and basket making traditions throughout the southwest.

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Holiday Trunk Shows

December 15, 2017 @ 10:00 am - December 17, 2017 @ 4:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Friday, repeating until December 17, 2017

Tubac Center of the Arts, 9 Plaza Rd
Tubac, AZ 85646 United States
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Join us during the first three weekends in December for the Holiday Trunk Shows. The variety of unique gift items by these local artists offers something for everyone.

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Tucson Skies

December 15, 2017 @ 5:00 pm - January 14, 2018 @ 4:30 pm
Tubac Center of the Arts, 9 Plaza Rd
Tubac, AZ 85646 United States
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TCA's exhibit, Tucson Skies, is an exhibition of photographs illustrating the skies over Tucson. In collaboration with the Tucson Symphony Orchestra, select images will be included digitally in a special performance.

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January 2018

Home Tour

January 13 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Tubac Center of the Arts, 9 Plaza Rd
Tubac, AZ 85646 United States
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$30 – $35

This annual event will delight those who enjoy the opportunity to see the beautiful and diverse homes of Tubac. All of these homes have special features, such as game rooms, an indoor theater and wonderful art on the walls.

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Arizona Aqueous XXXII Opening Reception

January 19 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Tubac Center of the Arts, 9 Plaza Rd
Tubac, AZ 85646 United States
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Arizona Aqueous is an annual juried exhibit of artworks created with water media on paper. This year's juror, Joanne Stuhr is the former Chief Curator of the Tucson Museum of Art and Chief Curator of the Kasser Mochary Foundation Art Foundation. Currently, Ms. Stuhr offers professional curatorial services and is the former Board President of Museum of Contemporary Art and board member. Sixty-six works of art were selected, representing artists from twelve different states across the country. Please join us…

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A Conversation of Art

January 25 @ 5:00 pm - 6:30 pm
Tubac Center of the Arts, 9 Plaza Rd
Tubac, AZ 85646 United States
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$8.

"A Conversation of Art," with  Joanne Stuhr, Curator of the Kasser Mochary Art Foundation and Karen Brennan, award-winning author, National Endowment of the Arts recipient, and Professor Emerita at the University of Utah. Free for members, $8 suggested donation for guests and nonmembers.

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Brad Richter Classical Guitar

January 26 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Tubac Center of the Arts, 9 Plaza Rd
Tubac, AZ 85646 United States
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$30 – $35
Brad Richter Classical Guitar

Enjoy an evening of classical guitar with world renown composer/performer, Brad Richter.

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February 2018

Val Vigoda – Electric Violin

February 2 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Tubac Center of the Arts, 9 Plaza Rd
Tubac, AZ 85646 United States
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$30 – $35
Val Vigoda

Val Vigoda is an electric violinist, singer, writer, former Army lieutenant, and founding member of the band GrooveLily. She has toured the world with Cyndi Lauper, Joe Jackson and the Trans-Siberian Orchestra, and is now launching her solo live-looping multimedia project, Just Getting Good.

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Arts Speak: The Magnificent Master of Color: Henri Matisse

February 15 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Tubac Center of the Arts, 9 Plaza Rd
Tubac, AZ 85646 United States
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$8

Tucson Museum of Art docent, Susie Heinz will immerse us in the color, pattern, and texture of one of the greatest artists of the 20th Century, Henri Matisse.

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Cultural Travel: KINO BAY, SERI INDIAN BASKETRY And Travel Sketching With Nicholas Wilson

February 19 @ 7:00 am - February 23 @ 6:00 pm
Tubac Center of the Arts, 9 Plaza Rd
Tubac, AZ 85646 United States
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$1,550
Kino Bay Trip

Travel with Fiesta Tours, Intl. to Kino Bay in Sonora, Mexico, and experience the unique cultural area filled with traditional crafts, incredible food, and a relaxing beach atmosphere.

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ART – A Tubac Civic Theatre Production

February 23 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Tubac Center of the Arts, 9 Plaza Rd
Tubac, AZ 85646 United States
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$30 – $35

The play is a triangle of interests: the painting, the friendships and the need to always be right. Questions about the meaning of strange modern art and strange modern friendships--and how they're sometimes not all that different--fly thick in the limelight.

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ART! – Tubac Civic Theatre Matinee

February 25 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Tubac Center of the Arts, 9 Plaza Rd
Tubac, AZ 85646 United States
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$30 – $35

What is ART? As the conversations move from the theoretical to the personal, three friends are forced to ask questions not only about the nature of art, but about the nature of friendship.

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March 2018

Felice House Art Exhibit Opening Reception

March 2 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Tubac Center of the Arts, 9 Plaza Rd
Tubac, AZ 85646 United States
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Felice House Painting

Join us for the opening reception of this accomplished figurative painter who strives, through her portraits of women, to provide a counterpoint to the passive representations found in art historical tradition. Her subjects are beautiful and observable, but they are not consumable.

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Arts Speak: “Reimagining the Western with Female Leads.”

March 3 @ 5:00 pm - 6:30 pm
Tubac Center of the Arts, 9 Plaza Rd
Tubac, AZ 85646 United States
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$8
Felice House painting

Artist, Felice House discusses her work and the role of women in the classic western stories.

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TSO Brass Quintet

March 9 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Tubac Center of the Arts, 9 Plaza Rd
Tubac, AZ 85646 United States
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$30 – $35
TSO Brass Quintet

TSO Brass Quintet has a versatile repertoire ranging from the Baroque to Broadway and Dixieland Jazz to traditional classics. A brass quintet is the most powerful of the chamber ensembles and can fill up a hall with its grand sound like an organ.

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Mark Mulligan & Thom Shepherd in Concert

March 13 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Tubac Center of the Arts, 9 Plaza Rd
Tubac, AZ 85646 United States
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$25 – $30

This duo show brings together Mark Mulligan with amazing songwriter Thom Shepherd!

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The Art of Dreams

March 22 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Tubac Center of the Arts, 9 Plaza Rd
Tubac, AZ 85646 United States
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$8
Painting by Irene Hardwicke Oliviera

Join Dr. Rubin Naiman in a discussion of the intimate relationship between dreaming and artistic expression. Using illustrative slides and poetry, Dr. Naiman will review the role that both night and waking dreams play in creativity. He will also discuss the consequences of dream loss and strategies for promoting healthy dreams.

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Wildcat Jazz Band

March 23 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Tubac Center of the Arts, 9 Plaza Rd
Tubac, AZ 85646 United States
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$30 – $35
wildcat jazz band

Wildcat Jazz has gained global recognition with their free-wheeling mix of well-known jazz favorites, tongue-in-cheek originals, and Dixieland staples.

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May 2018

The Monarch Exhibit

May 4 @ 6:00 pm - June 3 @ 6:00 pm
Tubac Center of the Arts, 9 Plaza Rd
Tubac, AZ 85646 United States
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 The Monarch Arizona del Sur/Norte de Mexico In the Master Gallery, Olivia Barrionuevo’s internationally-acclaimed installation The Monarch, featuring the artful butterflies and patrons, is an evolving photographic and installation project that during the opening reception patrons can become a part of. In the Smith and Main Galleries, TCA presents Arizona del Sur/Norte de Mexico featuring outstanding Latino artists in southern Arizona and Sonora, Mexico, juried by Guadalupe Serrano of the Museo de Arte de Nogales and TCA’s Michael Fenlason. Opening reception for these exhibitions…

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August 2018

Members’ Open Exhibit

August 3 @ 5:00 pm - September 9 @ 5:00 pm
Tubac Center of the Arts, 9 Plaza Rd
Tubac, AZ 85646 United States
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The Master Gallery will showcase the works of those artists who have made Tubac known as the place
"Where Art and History Meet".

Opening Reception
Friday, August 3, 2018
5pm-7pm
Catered by Shelby's Bistro

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The Workshop Exhibition

August 3 @ 5:00 pm - September 9 @ 5:00 pm
Tubac Center of the Arts, 9 Plaza Rd
Tubac, AZ 85646 United States
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Summer Concert – Split Decision

August 25 @ 7:00 pm
Tubac Center of the Arts, 9 Plaza Rd
Tubac, AZ 85646 United States
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$25 – $35

Dust of your dancing shoes and join us for some summertime music!

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September 2018

Best of Show: Members’ Open Winner

September 14 @ 5:00 pm - October 14 @ 5:00 pm
Tubac Center of the Arts, 9 Plaza Rd
Tubac, AZ 85646 United States
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October 2018

Michael Fenlason – What Curators Look For

October 4 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Tubac Center of the Arts, 9 Plaza Rd
Tubac, AZ 85646 United States
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Renowned artist Frank Buffalo Hyde will be joining us to talk about Contemporary Native American Art and its influence. 

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Mulligan & McGuire Concert

October 12
Tubac Center of the Arts, 9 Plaza Rd
Tubac, AZ 85646 United States
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Men on Boats

October 13 @ 2:30 pm
Tubac Center of the Arts, 9 Plaza Rd
Tubac, AZ 85646 United States
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