Art Speaks

Art Speaks Series

 TCA hosts a monthly Art Speaks series with presentations by experts in a variety of art topics, often led by Tucson Museum of Art docents.

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2023/2024 Art Speaks Schedule

Art Speaks presentations are scheduled on the second Thursday of the month, October through March at 5-6:15pm.



The 2023-2024 Season will be presented live in the gallery each month.

Preregistration is required. Call TCA at 520-398-2371.

Presentations in this series are free for TCA members and $10 for guests and nonmembers. Click here to become a MEMBER.


Save the Dates:

October 12, 2023
November 9, 2023
January 4, 2024
February 15, 2024
March 14, 2024
April 4, 2024

We look forward to seeing you!

Mary Jo McMullen
March 14th, 5pm

Hohokam Art

The Hohokam are known for two things — their farming skills and their skills with arts and crafts. This talk explores their beautiful artwork in pottery, jewelry, stoneware, and shell artwork.

TMA Docent Mary Jo McMullen
Image courtesty of: PrimitiveLifeways

Martin Randall
April 4th, 5pm

Motherhood: The Greatest Gift

The gift of motherhood is something that we can all relate to at a very personal level. In this talk, we take a look at the ways that motherhood has been depicted in art throughout history and across many different cultures, from the Ancient Americas to the present day.

TMA Docent Martin Randall
Image: “Motherhood,” Stanisław Wyspiański

The Art Speaks program is made possible in partnership with the Tucson Museum of Art and with the support of
Arizona Humanities and National Endowment for the Humanities.