Rock Art: The Beginnings of Artistic Expression in the Southwest November 1, 2023 - January 27, 2024

Artist Brian Bystedt uses his interests in exploration and photography and his skills as an artist to bring ancient petroglyphs forward in time and accessible to today's art collector as steel wall hangings.


Tucson Barrio Painters "Homes for the Holidays" Miniature Show Opening November 15

Just in time for the holidays! New paintings no larger than 8 x 10. Perfect for gift giving or to fill that one little spot in your home that calls for something special! Iconic scenes from central Tucson.

Artist shown: Brandi McDermott, "Sam Hughes House"
Artist shown: Brandi McDermott, "Sam Hughes House"

Tucson Arts Poetry Series November 11 and 18, 2023 from 3:30pm to 5:00pm

The Tucson Arts Poetry Series (TAPS) presents two events this month. The first on November 11 in conjunction with the Arizona State Poetry Society will feature readings from Natasha Saje and Geraldine Connolly. The event on November 18th features Charity Everitt and Jon Sebba. All poetry readings are held in the Auditorium off the central courtyard. Parking and entrance is on west side of Santa Fe Square.

TAPS group

Meet the Artists - Tucson Barrio Painters and Rendition Arts December 2, 2023 at 1:00pm

Brian Bystedt and the Tucson Barrio Painters will be on hand to greet guests and Brian will give a talk at 2:00 PM to give insight into the process of creating his art.

Join us for this fascinating free event, but RSVP by November 30th to reserve a chair!

Art is available for purchase in the Gallery or online at our website.

Artist shown: Rendition Arts, "Emergence"
Artist shown: Rendition Arts, "Emergence"

Mata Ortiz Semi-Annual Sale December 9, 2023 from 10:00am -4:00pm

The lobby will be filled with pottery representing over 70 artists and Oralia Lopez will be on hand to demonstrate hand-painting techniques while you shop.


Museum Hours:

Wednesday - Saturday

10:00 AM - 4:00 PM


7000 E Tanque Verde Road,
Tucson, AZ 85715

Entrance faces Sabino Canyon Road on the east side of complex, behind Chase Bank.




Gallery Admission: Free

Adults: $12.00
Seniors: $10.00
Students: $6.00
Members: Free
Children under 12: Free
Tribal Members: Free
Blue Star Military: Free (with ID): Free