TPAC Events

  • Wed
    Jul 16
    Mysteries @ the Pioneer
    Featuring two-dimensional works of art by Caroline Pyevich, Becky Duncan and Kristy Thomas. Join the artists at a reception Saturday, Aug. 9, from 5.30 to 7 PM.
  • Tue
    Sep 30
    TPAC Board of Directors Meeting
    Open to the public. RESCHEDULED
  • Tue
    Sep 30
    Mayor's Gallery Exhibition
    The Mayor's Gallery, on the top floor of City Hall, is showcaseing the works of four Tucson artists.

TPAC Opportunities & Deadlines

"Calabashes" Public Artist: Eric Powell, Modern Streetcar Stop: 6th Ave at Broadway & Congress
"Flight of Time" Public Artist: Susan Wink, Modern Streetcar Stop: University Blvd at Time Market
"Wandering Stars" Public Artists: Joe O'Connell & Blessing Hancock, Modern Streetcar Stop:Cushing St & Granada Ave
"Pen/Sword" Public Artist: Rafe Ropek, Modern Streetcar Stop: 2nd St & Highland
"Nuestras Raices/Our Roots" Public Artist: Cristina Cardenas, Modern Streetcar Stop: Congress & S Avenida del Convento
"Nancyplants Island" Public Artists: Mary Lucking, & Peter Goldlust, Modern Street Car Stop: 4th Ave 7th & 8th St
"The Poet" Public Artists: Simon Donovan & Ben Olmstead, Modern Streetcar Stop: Warren Avenue and Helen Street
"Mysteries" features works by art by Caroline Pyevich, Becky Duncan and Kristy Thomas.
2014 Lumies Arts & Business Awards Winners! Click image to learn about them. Photo Credit: Patrick McArdle

Our Mission

The Tucson Pima Arts Council fosters artistic expression, civic participation and the economic growth of our diverse community by supporting, promoting, and advocating for arts and culture.


Shining a Spotlight on the Tucson Streetcar’s Public Art

As crowds gather to celebrate the opening of the Tucson Streetcar on the weekend of Friday, July 25th through Sunday, July 27th, they will discover a feast for the eyes: unique works of public art that grace 11 of the Streetcar’s stops.

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Teaching Moments: Evaluating Impact with TPAC

Article reprinted from Arts Link  (Summer 2014), published by Americans for the Arts. SOMETHING THAT ALL organizations, big and small, deal with is evaluating impact. Especially in the nonprofit arts, determining what to measure and how to measure it can seem nearly impossible. Four years after initiating its PLACE (People, Land, Arts, Culture, and Engagement) […]

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Mysteries: Three Tucson Artists Explore Color and Form in Newest Pioneer Building Exhibit

The Tucson Pima Arts Council presents “Mysteries,” featuring artworks by Caroline Pyevich, Becky Duncan and Kristy Thomas. The eclectic group of works on display range from moonlit cereus flowers and sun-drenched outdoor still lives to shimmering abstractions and fantastical other worlds.

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