TPAC Events

  • Thu
    Apr 03
    Refractions Exhibit @ the Pioneer
    Paintings exploring multiple dimensions by Christina McNearney, Jennifer Day and Linda Chappel are featured. Open to the public through July 12.
  • Fri
    Jun 06
    2014 Lumies Awards Celebration
    This year's Lumies takes place under the stars on Friday, June 6th, at the Tucson Museum of Art Plaza. Tickets now available.

TPAC Opportunities & Deadlines

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2014 LUMIES ARTS & BUSINESS AWARDS. TICKETS ON SALE NOW.
Refractions Artists and 50 others, enjoy the opening of the new Pioneer Show April 3rd Linda Chappell, Jennifer Day and Christina McNearny
Newly installed public artwork, entitled "COCOON." Artists: Joe O'Connell, Nina Borgia Aberle, Blessing Hancock
Tucson goes to Arts Congress Day on Feb 5. With Rand Carlson, Sally Krommes, Debi Chess Mabie, Marvin Shaver and Roberto Bedoya.
"The Poet's Head," a sculpture in progress by Simon Donovan and Ben Olmstead for the Tucson Modern Streetcar stop at Warren Avenue and Helen Street.
REFRACTIONS opens April 3rd at the Pioneer. Featuring works by (L-R) Jennifer Day, Christina McNearney and Linda Chappel
Awareness Campaign! Have you seen these signs? They identify arts businesses and artists connecting in the warehouse arts district. Check out the website!

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.

News

Arizona Daily Star Guest Column: Cutting funding for the arts in Tucson is bad for business

April 20, 2014 12:00 am  •  By Daniel Buckley Special to the Arizona Daily Star Tucson’s city manager has proposed a 75 percent reduction in funding to the Tucson Pima Arts Council (TPAC) from its current $400,000 to $100,000. This in the wake of 45 percent funding cuts since 2007. Not only does this insult […]

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Tucson Weekly – Five Questions: Junot Díaz

Reprinted from The Range Posted by Mari Herreras on Wed, Apr 16, 2014 at 1:00 PM In late March, still high from the Festival of Books, Weekly World Central, well, squealed all girly like when the Tucson Pima Arts Council and the Confluencenter for Creative Inquiry announced Junot Díaz was coming to the Moldy Pueblo. […]

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Tucson Weekly: Unkind Cuts

Jim Nintzel reviews the City Manager’s proposal to cut arts funding from $400,000 to $100,000.

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