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November 15, 2015 @ 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm MST
Southern Arizona’s premier wine, food, and art event, CRUSH pARTy Wine, Food & Art Festival, will be held November 15, 2015, 12:00 PM – 3:00 PM at the Tucson Museum of Art (TMA). CRUSH pARTy will offer a culinary adventure around the world and back home. The event features a VIP hour, from 11:00 AM to 12:00 PM, with early access to the event and a private VIP lounge. Two powerhouse arts organizations – the Tucson Museum of Art (TMA) and Southern Arizona Arts and Cultural Alliance (SAACA) – have formed an exciting new partnership to relaunch CRUSH pARTy with internationally-themed wine and culinary pavilions, pairing regional foods with libations, new entertainment experiences, silent auction, and a new day and time.
“We’ve attended SAACA’s fun and extremely popular food and art events that have become community favorites and believe that bringing our energies together will take CRUSH pARTy to the next level,” said Robert Knight, TMA Chief Executive Officer.
Kate Marquez, SAACA Executive Director said, “We are very excited by the possibilities in partnering with TMA. The location is perfect for hosting a premier event and CRUSH pARTy already has a huge following. We are building on its success with some new twists that will engage all of the senses and highlight the culinary arts in Southern Arizona in an original way.”
• Dozens of Tucson’s trendsetting restaurants in French, Italian, Mediterranean, Southwest, Asian, and Mexican cuisine-themed pavilions grouped with complementary libations
• Premium wines, craft beers, tequila, and custom cocktails
• Painting with wine, manicures by Red Door Spa, and Yelp photo booth fun
• Silent art and wine auction and Kendra Scott jewelry will be for sale
• Proceeds from CRUSH pARTy will benefit the programs, events, and activities of TMA and SAACA
CRUSH pARTy Details:
When: Sunday, November 15, 12:00 PM – 3:00 PM; 11:00 AM admission for VIP ticketholders
Where: Tucson Museum of Art, 140 N. Main Avenue in historic downtown Tucson
Cost: 10% off prior to September 1 (use code: CRUSH), $80 after September 1, and $150 VIP (one hour early admission to the event, valet parking, VIP lounge and more). Parking is free in surrounding City lots on Sunday.
Phone: (520) 624-2333 (TMA) / (520) 797-3959 (SAACA)
The Museum is located at 140 N. Main Avenue in historic downtown Tucson, at the crossroads of W. Alameda and N. Main Avenue.
The Tucson Museum of Art and Historic Block’s mission is Connecting Art to Life. The Museum was founded 1924 in the El Presidio Historic District of downtown Tucson. It is Southern Arizona’s premier presenter of fine art and art education programs.
The Museum features permanent and traveling exhibitions of Modern and Contemporary, Native American, American West, Latin American, and Asian art. The Museum offers tours of exhibits, public education programs, and studio art classes.
The main Museum occupies a contemporary building with 74,000 square feet of exhibition space. The Museum’s Historic Block of 19th and 20th C. adobe and Mission Revival-style buildings, encompassing an entire four-acre city block, includes the John K. Goodman Pavilion of Western Art, displaying the Museum’s notable art of the American West collection, the highly acclaimed Museum restaurant Café a la C’Art, and additional exhibition spaces.
For more information, please visit www.TucsonMuseumofArt.org or call (520) 624-2333. \ Keep current on the latest events by following the Museum on Facebook.
About the Southern Arizona Arts & Cultural Alliance
The Southern Arizona Arts and Cultural Alliance (SAACA) is a not-for-profit organization that exists to ensure that, through engagement in arts and culture, our communities produce strong, inspired citizens. SAACA enlists artists, businesses, governments, and individuals to expand artistic and cultural opportunities in their respective communities. To enhance access to the arts and to promote cultural awareness in the communities it serves, SAACA presents large-scale festivals, events and other programs. The Alliance also promotes educational opportunities in the arts and culture for all ages.