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Tubac Center of the Arts

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

September 2017

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 10:00 am 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 7:00 pm

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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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, 2018 @ 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, 2018 @ 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, 2018 @ 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, 2018 @ 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, 2018 @ 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, 2018 @ 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, 2018 @ 7:00 am - February 23, 2018 @ 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, 2018 @ 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, 2018 @ 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, 2018 @ 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, 2018 @ 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, 2018 @ 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, 2018 @ 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, 2018 @ 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, 2018 @ 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, 2018 @ 6:00 pm - June 3, 2018 @ 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, 2018 @ 5:00 pm - September 9, 2018 @ 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, 2018 @ 5:00 pm - September 9, 2018 @ 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, 2018 @ 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

First Nations Biennial

September 14, 2018 @ 5:00 pm - October 21, 2018 @ 5:00 pm
Tubac Center of the Arts, 9 Plaza Rd
Tubac, AZ 85646 United States
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New work from contemporary Native American artists in any genre!

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Bees and Wax

September 14, 2018 @ 5:00 pm - October 21, 2018 @ 5:00 pm
Tubac Center of the Arts, 9 Plaza Rd
Tubac, AZ 85646 United States
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Pieces by artists across the United States that includes work about bees or uses wax in the art’s construction!

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Best of Show: Members’ Open Winner

September 14, 2018 @ 5:00 pm - October 14, 2018 @ 5:00 pm
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Tubac, AZ 85646 United States
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October 2018

Michael Fenlason – What Curators Look For

October 4, 2018 @ 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, 2018
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Tubac, AZ 85646 United States
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Men on Boats

October 13, 2018 @ 2:30 pm
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Tubac, AZ 85646 United States
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November 2018

My Life & Work in Art, Theatre, and Design – Albert Tucci

November 1, 2018 @ 5:00 pm
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Tubac, AZ 85646 United States
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Fall Arts & Crafts Festival

November 2, 2018 - November 4, 2018
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Tubac, AZ 85646 United States
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Annual Meeting

November 4, 2018 @ 4:00 pm - 7:00 pm
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Tubac, AZ 85646 United States
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Tablescapes

November 10, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
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Tubac, AZ 85646 United States
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We are thrilled to again welcome potters from the village of Mata Ortiz to the TCA Thanksgiving weekend. Also, our village wide Fall Artwalk is happening during this time.

November 23, 2018 - November 24, 2018
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Tubac, AZ 85646 United States
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Walter Aparicio – NYC Pianist, Composer, and Performer

November 30, 2018 @ 7:00 pm
Tubac Center of the Arts, 9 Plaza Rd
Tubac, AZ 85646 United States
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December 2018

How to Paint Anything – A New approach to Oil Painting with David Simons

December 1, 2018 - December 2, 2018
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Tubac, AZ 85646 United States
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Christmas Concert

December 12, 2018
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One event on December 16, 2018 at 12:00 am

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Ancient Barrier Canyon Style Rock Art of the Colorado Plateau

December 13, 2018 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Tubac Center of the Arts, 9 Plaza Rd
Tubac, AZ 85646 United States
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Barrier Canyon Style rock art emerged about 4000 years ago in the red canyon country of the Colorado Plateau. Today it is widely regarded as the first and most powerful of the several ancient styles developed in the region.

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January 2019

Abstract Painting & Pouring in Watercolor or Acrylic with Francheskaa

January 9, 2019 - January 10, 2019
Tubac Center of the Arts, 9 Plaza Rd
Tubac, AZ 85646 United States
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Frank Lloyd Wright – Betsey Purlato

January 10, 2019 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Tubac Center of the Arts, 9 Plaza Rd
Tubac, AZ 85646 United States
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Frank Lloyd Wright was recognized by the American Institute of Architects as the greatest American architect of all time. But was he?

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Home Tour

January 12, 2019 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Tubac Center of the Arts, 9 Plaza Rd
Tubac, AZ 85646 United States
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$30 – $35

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Open Studio Preview

January 18, 2019 @ 5:00 pm - March 17, 2019 @ 5:00 pm
Tubac Center of the Arts, 9 Plaza Rd
Tubac, AZ 85646 United States
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Dave Munsick – Country, Folk, & Storytelling >> SOLD OUT <<

January 25, 2019 @ 7:00 pm
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Tubac, AZ 85646 United States
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February 2019

O Sole Trio – From Pavarotti to Pop

February 1, 2019 @ 7:00 pm
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Tubac, AZ 85646 United States
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Festival of the Arts

February 6, 2019 - February 10, 2019
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Tubac, AZ 85646 United States
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Watercolor on Gesso with Michaelin Otis

February 16, 2019 - February 17, 2019
Tubac Center of the Arts, 9 Plaza Rd
Tubac, AZ 85646 United States
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$300

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Plein Air Pastel & Oil with Michael Chesley Johnson

February 20, 2019 - February 22, 2019
Tubac Center of the Arts, 9 Plaza Rd
Tubac, AZ 85646 United States
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$375

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Myrna York – Ways of Looking at Contemporary Art

February 21, 2019 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
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Tubac, AZ 85646 United States
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March 2019

Spring Art Auction

March 2, 2019 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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Tubac, AZ 85646 United States
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Peter Swan Quintet with Vocalist Julie Anne

March 9, 2019 @ 7:00 pm
Tubac Center of the Arts, 9 Plaza Rd
Tubac, AZ 85646 United States
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Brian Vikander – Photography as Art Form and Cultural

March 14, 2019 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
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Tubac, AZ 85646 United States
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St. Gertrude’s Day

March 16, 2019
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Tubac, AZ 85646 United States
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Mixed Media and Paper Workshop with Annie Allen

March 23, 2019 - March 24, 2019
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Tubac, AZ 85646 United States
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Plein Air Sketching with Rick Wheeler

March 29, 2019 @ 10:00 am - March 31, 2019 @ 4:00 pm
Tubac Center of the Arts, 9 Plaza Rd
Tubac, AZ 85646 United States
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Rick Wheeler's Drawing

In this workshop, artist, Rick Wheeler will instruct students on the techniques of Scratchboard

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April 2019

Susie Heintz – 10 Top Artworks at the Metropolitan

April 18, 2019 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Tubac Center of the Arts, 9 Plaza Rd
Tubac, AZ 85646 United States
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Come enjoy the paintings chosen by art experts as the Masterpieces of the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York City. Additional paintings by these artists will also be discussed. Find out if you agree with the choices!

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May 2019

The Wine-Dark Sea

May 3, 2019 @ 5:00 pm - May 26, 2019 @ 7:00 pm
Tubac Center of the Arts, 9 Plaza Rd
Tubac, AZ 85646 United States

The Tubac Center of the Arts presents The Wine Dark Sea.  A show that challenges artists to create works of art, painting, and sculpture in a variety of media. The exhibition features a solvable mystery for patrons and interactive installations. The viewer’s participation becomes part of the works of art and a challenge to solve the mystery with a monetary prize.

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June 2019

Summer Arts Program Session 1

June 4, 2019 @ 8:00 am - June 6, 2019 @ 5:00 pm
Tubac Center of the Arts, 9 Plaza Rd
Tubac, AZ 85646 United States

Each summer the center turns the facility into classrooms and welcomes children from ages 5 - 14 to create art.  The kids make friends, and discover and learn different art mediums such as painting, drawing, drama and mixed media. 

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Summer Arts Program Session 2

June 11, 2019 @ 8:00 am - June 13, 2019 @ 5:00 pm
Tubac Center of the Arts, 9 Plaza Rd
Tubac, AZ 85646 United States

Each summer the center turns the facility into classrooms and welcomes children from ages 5 - 14 to create art.  The kids make friends, and discover and learn different art mediums such as painting, drawing, drama and mixed media. 

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Summer Arts Program Session 3

June 18, 2019 @ 8:00 am - June 20, 2019 @ 5:00 pm
Tubac Center of the Arts, 9 Plaza Rd
Tubac, AZ 85646 United States

Each summer the center turns the facility into classrooms and welcomes children from ages 5 - 14 to create art.  The kids make friends, and discover and learn different art mediums such as painting, drawing, drama and mixed media. 

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Summer Arts Program Session 4

June 25, 2019 @ 8:00 am - June 27, 2019 @ 5:00 pm
Tubac Center of the Arts, 9 Plaza Rd
Tubac, AZ 85646 United States

Each summer the center turns the facility into classrooms and welcomes children from ages 5 - 14 to create art.  The kids make friends, and discover and learn different art mediums such as painting, drawing, drama and mixed media. 

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August 2019

2019 Members’ Open Exhibit

August 2, 2019 @ 5:00 pm - September 1, 2019 @ 4:30 pm
Tubac Center of the Arts, 9 Plaza Rd
Tubac, AZ 85646 United States
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The Tubac Center of the Arts (TCA) annually hosts a Member’s Open Exhibition which includes art by TCA artist members.

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Carolyn Robles

August 2, 2019 @ 5:00 pm - October 6, 2019 @ 5:00 pm
Tubac Center of the Arts, 9 Plaza Rd
Tubac, AZ 85646 United States

Extended by Popular Demand.  The Carolyn Robles exhibit has been extended through October 6th. Carolyn Robles is a Tucson-based portrait and figurative painter whose work astonishes with subtle meanings and compassionate understanding of the subject of her work.  Carolyn’s work can be found in collections all over the United States, as well as Belgium, France, Spain, Germany, Senegal, Japan, Australia, and Canada. She is a grand prize winner of the Pastel Journal’s Pastel 100 and featured in Pure Pastel: Contemporary…

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Ex Voto

August 2, 2019 @ 5:00 pm - September 1, 2019 @ 4:30 pm
Tubac Center of the Arts, 9 Plaza Rd
Tubac, AZ 85646 United States

Ex Voto is an exhibition of votive paintings in the style of artwork from the 15th to 20th artists in the Latin world. Typically small paintings that offer gratitude or supplication, this a national call and will include artists from across the United States. Ruben Urrea Moreno will jury the show. Ruben Urrea Moreno is a self-taught painter, muralist, and illustrator. His work has exhibited in Los Angeles, New York City, San Diego, Seattle, Phoenix, and Mexico. His art is also part…

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September 2019

Willie Ray Parish and Becky Hendrick

September 6, 2019 @ 5:00 pm - October 6, 2019 @ 4:30 pm
Tubac Center of the Arts, 9 Plaza Rd
Tubac, AZ 85646 United States

The Tubac Center of the Arts (TCA) annually invites sculptor Willie Ray Parish and photographer Becky Hendrick to present a show that combines the three-dimensional and two-dimensional.  Ray’s work is visceral, creates space even as it expands in it, and sets an intriguing combination of textures and materials. Becky used to paint and now she primarily is a photographer. Her creative discussion, Amateurism: I used to make pictures, now I paint them, will be part of the exhibition and also…

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Reinventing Figure

September 6, 2019 @ 5:00 pm - October 6, 2019 @ 4:30 pm
Tubac Center of the Arts, 9 Plaza Rd
Tubac, AZ 85646 United States

Edna Dapo is an international artist who resides in Scottsdale, AZ. Her work has been selected for NEW AMERICAN PAINTINGS, Vol. 70 and has appeared on the cover of American Art Collector magazine.  She is currently the Department Head of Painting and Drawing at the Phoenix Center for the Arts. "Ballet and Rubble" Oil, Edna Dapo Day of the Dead Portraits Edna Dapo

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Best of Show, Members’ Open

September 6, 2019 @ 5:00 pm - October 6, 2019 @ 4:30 pm
Tubac Center of the Arts, 9 Plaza Rd
Tubac, AZ 85646 United States

The winner of the Best of Show will have a solo show in the Studio Gallery. Details will be provided here, after the announcement of the winner on August 2, 2019.  

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Show and Tell – Becky Hendricks

September 19, 2019 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Tubac Center of the Arts, 9 Plaza Rd
Tubac, AZ 85646 United States

The always provocative artist and photographer Becky Hendricks discusses the challenges and vicissitudes of the artist's life featuring a discussion of her work and how and why she "quit" being an artist" What does the notion of "quitting" mean as she is still actively creative. Her work will be on display in the main galleries with husband Willie Ray Parish. Don't miss this informative and thought-provoking discussion. Pre-Registration is not required - We look forward to seeing you at the…

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October 2019

Arizona Aqueous XXXIV

October 11, 2019 @ 5:00 pm - November 17, 2019 @ 4:30 pm
Tubac Center of the Arts, 9 Plaza Rd
Tubac, AZ 85646 United States

The Tubac Center of the Arts (TCA) annually hosts the Arizona Aqueous Exhibition, a nationally juried exhibition featuring work that utilizes water-based medium on paper. This year, the exhibition has moved to the fall in collaboration with the Smithsonian Water/Ways exhibit at the Tubac Presidio Park. Arizona Aqueous XXXIV has moved to fall in part because of our collaboration with the Tubac Presidio and the Lowe House in support of water projects and the Smithsonian Water|Ways traveling exhibition. Juror: Barbara…

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Jesse Bourque

October 11, 2019 @ 5:00 pm - November 17, 2019 @ 4:30 pm
Tubac Center of the Arts, 9 Plaza Rd
Tubac, AZ 85646 United States

Jess Bourque is an exciting young talent from Tucson who creates modern scenes of western landscapes and portraiture with a broad and dynamic range of color. A professional tile artist as well, Jesse’s work has been seen throughout Arizona and in the many private collections.

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Dalila Mar

October 11, 2019 @ 5:00 pm - November 17, 2019 @ 4:30 pm
Tubac Center of the Arts, 9 Plaza Rd
Tubac, AZ 85646 United States

In collaboration with the Consulado de Mexico, the TCA presents the work of Dalila Mar.  Mar is an Hermosillo-based artist.  Shown widely in Mexico, this is Ms. Mar's first American solo show. As part of our continuing collaboration with the nation of Mexico and the Consulado General, we are proud to bring outstanding new artists to the United States. October 11 to November 17, 2019. Image: Dalila Mar, La Nortena, acrylic on canvas

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The Hudson River School

October 17, 2019 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Tubac Center of the Arts, 9 Plaza Rd
Tubac, AZ 85646 United States

The Hudson River School: American Scenery, Its Beauty and Magnificence with Harry Hakanson: We will discuss the search for American identity in art in the 19th century.  In doing so, we will look at the influence of Romanticism and the Manifest Destiny on the Hudson River School landscapes.   We will also discuss three themes in 19th century America:  discovery, exploration, and settlement. Lectures in this series are free for TCA members and an $8 donation is suggested for general public attendance. Pre Registration…

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November 2019

Into the Light – Jan Thompson

November 9, 2019 @ 10:00 am - November 10, 2019 @ 4:00 pm
Tubac Center of the Arts, 9 Plaza Rd
Tubac, AZ 85646 United States
$275.

Into the Light describes my technique for this pastel painting class to be offered in beautiful Tubac, AZ.  We will start with the darkest darks, either by paper color or pastel values and washes on the papers.  We will move toward the light by progressively using lighter, softer pastels.  I will discuss what pastel is in case you are a beginner.  We will try to work from your photos (bring some of your favorites) and we may go, Plein Aire,…

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America in Stone and Steel

November 14, 2019 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Tubac Center of the Arts, 9 Plaza Rd
Tubac, AZ 85646 United States

America in Stone and Steel is a multimedia presentation that focuses on monuments and memorials around the world and investigates their current meaning - often in contrast with their original intent.  They are examined both as important works of public art, as well as strong cultural statements.  Behind the scenes, stories illuminate such icons as the Statue of Liberty, the Lincoln Memorial and the pyramids of Egypt. Charles Tampio moved to Tucson after 25 years in Washington, D.C. where he…

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Barbara Kuzara – Silent No More

November 22, 2019 @ 5:00 pm - January 6, 2020 @ 4:30 pm
Tubac Center of the Arts, 9 Plaza Rd
Tubac, AZ 85646 United States

Barbara Kuzara’s powerful and passionate work will surprise and challenge you.  How did this exhibition come to be? From Ms. Kuzara: The system failed to hear a woman’s story and believe her.   She was just one of many women who have experienced assault and are now speaking out. I felt the need to speak up for these courageous women.   With this series, I wanted to honor the stories of the women who have spoken up.   I wanted to convey, in…

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Virginia Hall: Summation

November 22, 2019 @ 5:00 pm - January 6, 2020 @ 4:30 pm
Tubac Center of the Arts, 9 Plaza Rd
Tubac, AZ 85646 United States

The Tubac Center of the Arts is pleased to host this profound and personal show by the brilliant Tubac artist Virginia Hall. Candid and cryptic, honest and abstract, Hall’s work is a dialectic of paradoxes, dreams, memories, and astounding images. "I am taking the opportunity, rendered by eighty-five years, to explore an important realization. At the age of three or four while playing with paper doll scraps I discovered that selecting them, arranging them, removing unwanted elements on a dark…

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2019 Member’s Juried Exhibit

November 22, 2019 @ 5:00 pm - January 5, 2020 @ 4:30 pm
Tubac Center of the Arts, 9 Plaza Rd
Tubac, AZ 85646 United States

Member’s Juried Exhibition November 22, 2019 to January 5, 2020 Tucson artist Nancy Chilton will jury the TCA’s annual Member’s Juried Exhibition. One of the highlights of the season for Member artists, this exhibition has featured some of the finest art in the Southwest. If you’re not a member yet, consider joining the Tubac Center of the Arts here. The Best of Show winner will receive a solo exhibition in the Studio Gallery January 10 to February 16.

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Annual Holiday Trunk Shows

November 29, 2019 @ 10:00 am - November 30, 2019 @ 4:30 pm
Tubac Center of the Arts, 9 Plaza Rd
Tubac, AZ 85646 United States
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Mata Ortiz Potters Sale

November 30, 2019 @ 10:00 am - December 1, 2019 @ 4:30 pm
Tubac Center of the Arts, 9 Plaza Rd
Tubac, AZ 85646 United States

The TCA galleries fill with Mata Ortiz pottery and potters on the weekend after Thanksgiving, Saturday, November 30th, and Sunday, December 1st, 10am - 4:30pm The Mata Ortiz artists we are inviting this year include Gloria Hernandez, her son Goyin Silveira and his wife Graciela Quezada. Also Tavo Silveira, Goyin's cousin. Adrian Corona and his mom Anna Trillo will be coming with a variety of pottery to sell.  Also, Lidia Quezada, her children, Moroni and Pabla are invited. Add to…

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December 2019

From a Scrap of Paper

December 12, 2019 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Tubac Center of the Arts, 9 Plaza Rd
Tubac, AZ 85646 United States

Please join the conversation with Studio Artists Virginia Hall and Barbara Kuzara,  in an open discussion about their creative process, various mediums they use and what inspires them. "The artist is a receptacle for emotions that come from all over the place, from the sky, from the earth, from a scrap of paper, from a passing shape, from a spider's web"  Pablo Picasso Talks in this series are free for TCA members and an $8 donation is suggested for general…

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January 2020

Suggestive Brushwork – David Simons

January 3 @ 9:00 am - January 4 @ 4:00 pm
Tubac Center of the Arts, 9 Plaza Rd
Tubac, AZ 85646 United States
$300.

In this class, we will be exploring and talking about the transition from copying to suggestive brushwork. In the morning David will do a demo and the afternoon students will paint. Individual instructions will be given at your easels. David Simons is a self-taught artist of over 30 years from Tubac, Arizona. His unique and captivating oil paintings have made him one of the most notable artists in the Southwest, with collectors worldwide. Displaying a range of diverse subjects in his work,…

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The Architecture of Mary Colter

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

The Architecture of Mary Colter: Builder Upon the Red Earth: As a woman, Mary Elizabeth Jane Colter was original, complex, creative and unconventional. Her architecture exhibits those qualities as well; it was an expression of her personality and her passion. Andrew Berke, one of her biographers, says it well: The story of Mary Colter, is compelling. It is a one-of-a-kind tale of talent and tenacity, played out against a backdrop of flourishing opportunity in a rugged region--telling of an exceptional…

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Cody DeLong

January 10 @ 5:00 pm - February 16 @ 4:30 pm
Tubac Center of the Arts, 9 Plaza Rd
Tubac, AZ 85646 United States

An innovative and wildly talented Western artist, DeLong was recently featured on the cover of Southwest Art magazine. Through expressive colors and stark imagery, he reimagines the tangible world. This exhibit features a variety of landscapes both natural and man-made.

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The Shock of the New West

January 10 @ 5:00 pm - February 16 @ 5:00 pm
Tubac Center of the Arts, 9 Plaza Rd
Tubac, AZ 85646 United States

The Tubac Center of Art presents The Shock of the New West.  featuring art that combines current elements in contemporary art with western themes. Artists were encouraged to imagine traditional western themes in creative ways and to enter work which is innovative in concept and approach. Juried by Cody DeLong, whose work will be represented in the Master Gallery simultaneously with this show. Join us for the opening reception, Friday, January 10, 2020, 5-7pm. Meet the artists and enjoy the first…

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Members’ Juried Best of Show Winner

January 10 @ 5:00 pm - February 16 @ 4:30 pm
Tubac Center of the Arts, 9 Plaza Rd
Tubac, AZ 85646 United States

The winner of the Best of Show will be featured in the Studio Gallery from January 10 to February 16. You’’ have to attend the opening of the Member’s Juried exhibition on November 22, 2019, to find out who won the award!

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2020 Tubac Home Tour

January 11 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Tubac Center of the Arts, 9 Plaza Rd
Tubac, AZ 85646 United States

Experience Tubac's  2020 Home Tour Featuring Five Unique Homes Saturday, January 11, 2020 Tickets: $30/TCA Members, $35/Nonmembers Call TCA at 520-398-2371 for tickets.  Online ticket purchasing coming soon.

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Tubac Singers Winter Concert

January 12 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Tubac Center of the Arts, 9 Plaza Rd
Tubac, AZ 85646 United States

The Tubac Singers is an adult, all-volunteer mixed chorus sponsored and supported by the Tubac Center of the Arts as a part of their Performing Arts Programming. You'll enjoy two performances each year, one in the winter and again in the spring.  They begin rehearsals early in the fall and are thrilled to share their musical gifts with you. Join us at the art center, Sunday, January 12th and again on Saturday, April 11th, at 3pm for a day of…

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