Dynamite with a laser beam! When the music of QUEEN meets the rippling laser lights on the planetarium dome, get ready to rock your head off. Now for the first time at Flandrau this November, “Laser Queen” brings the operatic glam rock of the legendary rock band to luminous, pulsing life with laser beams.

Arizona State Museum: One World, Many Voices (Through March 2, 2019)

This exhibit features more than 45 photographs of recording and performing artists from Canyon Records, an independent label specializing in Native American music since 1951. Musician portraits by Robert Doyle, president of Canyon Records, include Radmilla Cody, R. Carlos Nakai, Tony Duncan, Southern Scratch, and many others. Listen to the accompanying soundtrack of commissioned Native American flute music and traditional songs while learning about the history of Canyon Records. Visitors may even touch Canyon Records’ Grammy award!

July 14th – GLOW! Launch Party hosted by MOCA Tucson

Join MOCA Tucson in collaboration with Triangle L Ranch in Oracle as we help celebrate the launch of GLOW! 2018 with a fun, one-night outdoor art party. GLOW! and MOCA artists will present an interactive glow-in-the-dark art treasure hunt across the landscape in addition to pop-up installations, performances, and DJ sets by DJ Nightslip and DJ PU Stinky. Suggested $10 donation, food and drink will be available for purchase. 2805 N. Triangle L Ranch Road (520) 624-5019

Blue Star Museums 2018

Blue Star Museums is a collaboration among the National Endowment for the Arts, Blue Star Families, the Department of Defense, and museums across America. Each summer since 2010, Blue Star Museums have offered free admission to the nation’s active-duty military personnel and their families, including National Guard and Reserve, from Memorial Day weekend through Labor Day. Tucson’s participating museums include:

Tucson Museums Respond to the Teacher Walk Out

The Arizona Teacher Walk Out will be held Thursday and Friday, April 26th – 27th. Since many of Tucson’s schools will be closed during this time, families will be seeking alternative care and activities for their school-aged children. As educational resources for our community, many TAM organizations will be offering on-going free and/or reduced admission to children, families, and educators, until the Walk Out has ended.

The list below highlights organizations which have confirmed their commitment with TAM. Many more institutions are promoting their resources to the community through their own social media channels. The list below will continue to be updated.

Arizona State Museum: Free admission for children and hands-on activities at the museum. Admission for adults or those without a CatCard or PCC card is $5.00. Also, Saturday, May 5th, for our Culture Craft Saturday program teachers and kids get in free. Teachers can receive professional development hours too. We ask that they rsvp to the email address listed in the flyer. Please see the flyer for details: ASM May 2018.

Center for Creative Photography: Free admission to children, families and educators.

Jewish History Museum

The Mini Time Machine Museum of Miniatures: Those visiting with children will receive free admission.

University of Arizona Museum of Art: Free admission to children, families and educators.

2018 AAM Annual Meeting & Museum Expo Scholarship

2018 AAM Scholarship Application

Apply Now to Win a $300 Scholarship from TAM for the 2018 AAM Annual Meeting & Museum Expo! TAM is committed to providing three (3) 2018 AAM Annual Meeting & Museum Expo Scholarships each in the amount of $300. Award monies may also be used retroactively as reimbursement for funds already spent to attend the 2018 AAM Annual Meeting.  Application Submission Deadline: March 2, 2018. Scholarship recipients will be notified March 12, 2018. Please see application for details and applicant requirements.