Smithsonian Museum Day
Saturday, September 18, 2021
Several local museums are participating in the Smithsonian Museum Day next Saturday, September 18, 2021. Follow this link, Smithsonian Museum Day , for a pair of free admission tickets to several Arizona Museums.
Visiting art museums and enjoying other artists’ works is a great source of inspiration for creatives. Grab a friend and visit these local art museums:
- DeGrazia Gallery in the Sun Museum (Tucson)
- Desert Caballeros Western Museum (Wickenburg)
- Scottsdale Museum of Contemporary Art (Scottsdale)
- Tucson Desert Art Museum (Tucson)
- Western Spirit: Scottsdale’s Museum of the West (Scottsdale)
Special Exhibitions for Fall of 2021
Tucson Desert Art Museum
The Desert Art Museum’s Fall Opening Day will be Saturday September 18, 2021. Beyond their permanent exhibits, this fall they have three exciting special exhibitions:
- All the Single Ladies: Women Pioneers of the American West
- Buffalo Soldiers: Art of David Laughlin
- The Dirty Thirties: New Deal Photography of Dorothea Lange (1930s)
Southern Arizona Watercolor Guild (SAWG): UNSINKABLE SPIRITS
Four of our Guild members have entries in this exhibit: Karen Brungardt, Marilynn Davis, Fran Dorr, & Kay Sullivan. Karen won an Award of Merit and Honorable Mention in the show.
This show runs until October 4, 2021.
The Plaza at Williams Centre
5420 E Broadway Blvd Ste # 240
Tucson, AZ 85711-3725
University of Arizona Museum of Art
The UofA Museum of Art is closed for remodeling until October 24th. From October 24th-March20, 2022 they will have the special exhibit: THE ART OF FOOD from the collections of Jordan D. Schnitzer. “The Art of Food showcases how some of the most prominent artists of the twentieth and twenty-first centuries have considered this universal subject.“
Western Spirit: Scottsdale’s Museum of The West
Make a day of it and head up to Phoenix for some wonderful Southwest inspired art. This fall, Scottsdale’s Museum of The West is showcasing the iconic Native American photography of Edward Curtis.