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“This report is a substantive guide to understanding what difference both a public arts agency and its grantees can make as social change agents.” Pam Korza, Animating Democracy
The full report on the economic health and vitality of Tucson’s Warehouse Arts District, which received funding from the NEA, is now available.
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.
“In a city that averages more than 300 days of sun a year, we thought it fitting to feature works painted outdoors, in the sunshine, for this show, ” said Mayor Rothschild. “We appreciate how these Tucson artists have used the unique light of Tucson to inspire their work, and continue to inspire others through their art. Local artists include Eric Jabloner, Janice MacKenzie, Jean Beck, and Lowell Richardson.learn more
A collaboration between Tucson Pima Arts Council and two new artist-led tours has initiated the inaugural Fall Open Studio Tour Season. Art Trails, Heart of Tucson Art, and TPAC’s Open Studio Tour are three unique individual events that invite the public to tour the studios of artists from all over Pima County.learn more
Earlier this month, TPAC announced cancellation of the tour as a result of diminished funding. After hearing the news, arts supporters Jim Click and Fletcher McCusker responded with an incredible donation to keep the event running. “Our family has been blessed by this community and when I heard the news I just felt compelled to help out,” said Click. “My wife and I are fans of many of the artisans here in Tucson and know how hard they’re working to make sure this community thrives.”learn more
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