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The Tucson Streetcar boasts 22 stops with 11 unique works of public art and 10 LED poetry boards, made possible through the Percent for Art public art program.
"The Poet" is a sculpture by Simon Donovan and Ben Olmstead for the Tucson Streetcar stop at 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
Tucson goes to Arts Congress Day on Feb 5. With Rand Carlson, Sally Krommes, Debi Chess Mabie, Marvin Shaver and Roberto Bedoya.
The public artwork "Cocoon" was designed by artists Joe O'Connell, Nina Borgia Aberle and Blessing Hancock as a meeting place along Houghton Road's walking path.
Awareness Campaign! Have you seen these signs? They identify arts businesses and artists connecting in the warehouse arts district. Check out the website!

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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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