Tarahumara Trunk Show at Amerind

Join Jim and Katie Harrelson as they bring the arts and crafts of the Rarámuri (Tarahumara) of Chihuahua, Mexico’s canyon lands to the Amerind! A sizable amount of the baskets that they acquire come through a women’s cooperative called Este es La Casa De La Mujer (This is the Woman’s House), which supports one of the few Rarámurirun elementary schools in the region.
Free with regular Museum Admission!

Postal History Foundation’s Annual Stamp Design Contest

Open to children ages 5-17, the contest not only celebrates the spirit of Tucson, but the creativity of her youth. Each age bracket (5-8, 9-12, 13-17) has five winners, plus an overall grand winner selected from the entire pool of qualified entries. The grand-winning design will be made into custom postage stamps. Download entry forms here, and submit your child’s entry by 2:30 p.m. at the Postal History Foundation on Friday, July 21, 2017!

Rudy Flores and Teresa Estrella: Cultural Army of Tucson

May 9, 2017 – August 27, 2017 (Photo above by David Olsen)

Rudy Flores and Teresa Estrella: Cultural Army of Tucson is the inaugural exhibit in The Mini Time Machine Museum of Miniatures new Community Corner, an area dedicated to showcasing local artists working in miniature. This exhibit features more than 200 3D printed figures of community members, in the style of green plastic toy soldiers, creating a miniature Cultural Army of Tucson. This exhibit is included with museum admission or free for museum members.

Puzzles, Proofs, and Patterns: Experience the World of Mathematics

Come explore our new exhibit, “Puzzles, Proofs, and Patterns: Experience the World of Mathematics” at Flandrau Science Center and Planetarium. Packed with hands-on games and puzzles for all ages, this new exhibit will tickle your brain as you hunt for solutions. And you’ll start to realize how math touches everything around us. Experience the power and perception of mathematics, and feel your brain get supercharged!

Blue Star Museums in Tucson, AZ

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 through Labor Day.Below is a list of Tucson museums participating in the Blue Star program: