National Teacher Appreciation Week is May 3-10, 2014! Many museums and institutions are participating by offering discounts and FREE Professional Development. Visit the website for program highlights and details!
Due to TAM Board schedule conflicts, April’s monthly meeting will be held Friday, April 11th. The meeting will be held at the location of a prospective new TAM Member, the Tucson Desert Art Museum, which opened in November of last year. We encourage everyone to attend this meeting- to cast your vote for approval of TAM Membership and introduce yourselves to this team of fellow museum professionals.
When: Friday, April 11th
Where: Tucson Desert Art Museum, 7000 E. Tanque Verde Road, Suite 16
3:30pm – 4:00pm [Brief Tour and Introduction by TDAM]
4:00pm – 5:00pm [TAM Business Meeting]
Celebrate the publication of this first-ever comprehensive biography of artist and Tucson legend Ted DeGrazia. Artist Ted DeGrazia (1909-1982) lived life with passion and verve, embracing risk and romance, becoming a legend in Arizona and gaining international acclaim. DeGrazia: The Man and the Myths, by James W. Johnson with Marilyn D. Johnson, is a biography that reveals the eccentric, colorful man behind the myths. It tells the story of a life remarkably lived. Please join us Saturday, March 1, 2014 from 5:30pm-7:30pm, for book talk and signing, refreshments, and music by Domingo DeGrazia. Free and open to the public. DeGrazia Gallery in the Sun.
Saturday 10 am–5 pm | Sunday 10 am–4 pm
$10 adults | $7 ASM members | 17 and under free
Southern Arizona’s premier Indian art show and market is on Arizona State Museum’s front lawn, rain or shine. Shop a wide array of top-quality, handmade art as you meet 200 Native artists from around the region all selling directly to you. Talk with them about their work and learn about their ancient cultures. Choose from pottery,
katsina dolls, paintings, jewelry, baskets, rugs, blankets, and much more. Bring the whole family to enjoy artist demonstrations, Native food, lively music, and colorful dance performances.
Full Event Details
Next TAM Meeting: Friday, March 7th, 4:00pm – 6:00pm
This is a social meeting – come network with fellow museum professionals while supporting a terrific local business! The Hog Pit Smokehouse is located at 6910 E. Tanque Verde Road.