Events & More

Your guide to what’s happening on the home and garden front this month. Event listings run without charge on a space-available basis as a service to our readers.
Because of possible last-minute changes, readers should confirm event details by calling the telephone
numbers in the listings.

Fritz Kaeser, Harriet Ann Gray-Humphrey Weidmann Dancer,
1940, gelatin silver print, 11.25” x 8.75,” Gift of Fritz Kaeser.
Part of Tucson Museum of Art’s Body Language: Figuration in
Modern and Contemporary Art, through July 9.


Art & Special Exhibits
Tucson Museum of Art

Body Language: Figuration in Modern and Contemporary Art, through July 9
Poetic Minimalism, through July 23
Henry C. Balink: Native American Portraits, through July 23
On the Cusp: Modern Art from the Permanent Collection, through July 23
From Modern into the Now: Masterworks from the Kasser Mochary Art Foundation, through July 23
Palice Gallery of Latin American Art, through July 30
Art of Latin America; Art of the American West; and Modern and Contemporary Art: Ongoing
Museum Hours: Sun. 12-5 p.m.; Tues-Sat. 10 a.m.-5 p.m.; Sun. 12-5 p.m. Located at 140 N. Main Ave. Contact 624-2333, or visit for further details and other events. Admission to the museum is $12 for adults, $10 for seniors, $7 for students 12-17; free for active military and veterans with ID, and children 12 and under.

Arizona State Museum
Pieces of the Puzzle: New Perspectives on the Hohokam, through Sept. 16
Snaketown: Hohokam Defined, through Sept. 23
The Pottery Project, ongoing
Paths of Life: American Indians of the Southwest and Northern Mexico, ongoing
Museum Hours: Mon.-Sat. 10 a.m.-5 p.m.; Closed Sun. and federal and state holidays. Adult admission $5; free for ASM members, UA and PCC students, children and staff. Arizona State Museum located on the University of Arizona campus, 1013 E. University Blvd. Visit for further information on exhibits, lectures and special events. Fees vary by workshop.

The University of Arizona Museum of Art
The Hans Hofmann School, through Sept. 10
Our Stories: Politeia, through July 30
Fame: Paintings by Robert Priseman, through Aug. 27
The Jacques and Yulla Lipchitz Collection: Models and Sketches, ongoing
The Altarpiece of Ciudad Rodrigo, ongoing
Museum Hours: Mon.-Wed. and Fri. 9 a.m.-4 p.m.; Thurs. 9 a.m.-7 p.m.; Sat. 9 a.m.-5 p.m.; Sun. 12-5 p.m. Closed Mon. and University holidays.
Located on the campus of the University of Arizona, 1031 N. Olive Rd. Visit for more information on exhibits, hours, events and education. Admission:adults, $8; $6.50 seniors 65+ and groups of 10 or more; museum members, students, children, military, and UA faculty and staff, free. (520) 621-7567;

Tucson Desert Art Museum
In the Museum
The Wayfinder’s Dilemma: Landscape Photography by Camden Hardy, this Exhibition of black-and-white photography runs through Oct. 1, and explores the ways in which human beings interact with, and understand, their surroundings.
The Wayfinder’s Perspective: Landscape Paintings from the Permanent Collection, runs through Oct 1, and features contemporary and historic landscape paintings from the Museum’s Collection, guest curated by Camden Hardy and highlighting the rich and varied subject matter of the desert.
Colors To Dye For, an exhibition exploring the mysterious industry of dye-making, runs June 2 through Dec. 3.
In the Gallery
The Museum’s Four Corners Gallery offers a wide variety of contemporary art for purchase from Native Americans and Southwestern artists. In addition to selling fine art with Native themes, the Museum Store sells authentic Native American and Southwestern jewelry, pottery and gifts.
The Museum’s Permanent Collection showcases a premier collection of Native American textiles, classical and contemporary paintings and photography, and other artifacts that tell the stories of the Desert Southwestern region.
Hours: Wed.-Sun. 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Museum will be closed for cleaning and conservation during the Month of July. 7000 E. Tanque Verde Rd. (southwest corner Tanque Verde and Sabino Canyon Roads). (520) 202-3888,

Gardening & Plants
Tucson Botanical Gardens

Mindful Yoga, five-class series, Thursdays, 8-9 a.m., June 1, 8, 15, 22 and 29.
Painting Sonoran Desert Plants, Friday, June 30, 9 a.m.-12 p.m.
For more class listings, check the website listed below.
General admission: $13 adults; $12 Student/Senior/Military; $7.50 for those 4-17; 3 and under are free. Hours: 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. daily; Thurs. and Fri. evenings, 4:30-8 p.m. Register for most classes online: members get 20% off price of classes — call for details. Class size is limited and prices per class vary. All events held at the TBG, 2150 N. Alvernon Way. Call 326-9686, ext. 35 or visit for details on special events, classes, ticket prices, etc. 

Tohono Chul
Permanent Collection, New Perspectives III, through Aug. 13, Welcome Gallery
Arizona Abstract, through Aug. 13, Main Gallery
Jeffrey DaCosta: Parcel, through June 4; Amanda Rohrbach: Art du Jour, through Sept. 7, Entry Gallery Project Space
For all classes and workshops, call 742-6455 x 0 to register. Pre-registration is required. Tours, classes and exhibits vary by season. All proceeds benefit the park. Open daily 8-5; closed on national holidays. Adult admission $10; seniors $8; student and active military $5; children $3. Located at 7366 N. Paseo del Norte. Visit for more information and fees.

Pima County Cooperative Extension Master Gardeners
Check the website for classes and lectures.

Tours of the Demonstration Gardens: every Wednesday and Saturday of each month, except in January, near major holidays or in bad weather. Tours run 9-10:30 a.m., 4210 N. Campbell Ave. Groups of 8 or more should call ahead. Meet near the door to the plant clinic.

Southern Arizona Koi Association, Inc.
Monthly Meetings: 4th Sunday of each month at various member ponds. For more information, visit or call 390-0879.

Tucson African Violet Society
They meet at 7 p.m. the first Wednesday of the month and 10 a.m. the second Wednesday of the month at The Cascades, 201 N. Jessica Avenue, third floor.   They meet the second Thursday of the month at 2:30 p.m. at The Inn at the Fountains, 5830 N. Fountains Ave. in the basement by the elevator (north of River Road and east of La Cholla Blvd.). For more information call 574-1367.

Tucson Cactus & Succulent Society
Monthly Meetings: 1st Thurs. of every month (except December) at Sky Island School, 6000 E. 14th St. For more information go to or call 885-6367.

Tucson Orchid Society
Monthly Meetings: 3rd Wed. of every month at Adobe Bridge Club, 3727 E. Blacklidge Road. Contact: Jim W., 749-1142 for information and time.

Tucson Organic Gardeners
Monthly Meeting: 3rd Tues. of every month at 7 p.m. (Sept.-April) at St. Mark’s Church, 3809 E. 2nd St. For more information and event times, call 670-9158 or visit

To submit your home and garden event or workshop, contact Anne Kellogg at