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Arts Organizations


Tucson

a.k.a. Theatre

125 E. Congress
520-623-7852

Arizona Early Music Society
6609 E. Crimson Sage Dr.
Tucson, AZ 85750
520-296-4023. Fax: 520-299-0712

Arizona Opera
3501 N Mountain Ave.
520-293-4336
Internet [email protected]


Arizona Theatre Company
330 S. Scott Ave.
520-884-8210

Berger Performing Arts Center
Arizona State Schools for the Deaf & the Blind

1200 W Speedway
Tucson, AZ 85703
520-770-3690

Borderlands Theatre www.borderlandstheater.org

P.O. Box 2971, Tucson, Arizona 85702. 520-882-8607
email: [email protected]


Centennial Hall (UA)

1020 E. University Blvd.
PO. Box 210029
Tucson, AZ 85721
Tickets: 520-621-3341
Fax: 520-621-8991

Center for the Arts
Pima Community College
2202 West Anklam Rd.
Tucson, AZ 85709-0225
Tickets/24-hr Infoline: 520-884-6458
Fax 520-884-6670

DeMeester Outdoor Performance Center
Reid Park,
520-791-4079

Gaslight Theatre7010 E. Broadway
520-886-9428

Invisible Theatre
1400 N 1st Ave.
520-882-9721

Live Theatre Workshop

5317 E. Speedway Blvd. Tucson, AZ. 85712-4921
520-327-4242 . Email: [email protected]

Southern Arizona Light Opera Co.
260 S. Church Ave.
520-323-7888

Southwest Fair Commission
Pima County Fairgrounds,
10,000 S. Houghton Road

Tucson Arizona Boys Chorus
P.O. Box 12034 Tucson, AZ 85732
Office & Tickets: 520-296-6277 or 800-294-2780
Fax 520-296-6751

Tucson Convention Center- TCC
260 S. Church
P.O. Box 3053
Tucson, AZ 85702-3053
Office: 520-791-4101
Fax: 520-791-5572
Tickets: 520-791-4266

Tucson Jazz Society
PO. Box85101 Tucson, AZ 85754-5101
Hotiine: 520-743-3399 Fax: 520-743-8130

Tucson Kitchen Musician Association
P.O. Box 26531
Tucson, AZ85726
520-749-9770

Tucson Museum of Art
140 N. Main Avenue
Tucson, Arizona
520-624-2333

Tucson Philharmonia Youth Orchestra
260 S. Church Ave.
520-326-2793

Tucson Symphony Orchestra
443 South Stone Ave.
Tucson, AZ 85701
Office: 520-792-9155
Fax: 520-792-9314
Tickets: 520-882-8585

UA Theatre Arts Dept
Park/Speedway
520-621-1162

UApresents
888 N. Euclid Room 203
P.O. Box 210158
Tucson, AZ 85721 -0158
Office: 520-621-3364
Tickets: 520-621-3341
Fax: 520-621-5753

Tubac

Tubac Center of the Arts
9 Plaza Rd. / P.O. Box 1911
Tubac, AZ 85646 520-398-2371
Fax 520-398-9511

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Gardens & Zoos


Arizona Sonora Desert Museum
2021 N . Kinney Road
Tucson, AZ 85743
14 miles west of Tucson in scenic Tucson Mountain Park, the Desert Museum has been ranked one of the "10-best" institutions of its kind in the country. 300 species of animals, 1,300 plant species on dis · play in naturalistic exhibits. Earth Sciences exhibits, 2 walk thru aviaries, landscaped cactus gardens, art gallery, restaurant, gift shop, coffee bar. Allow 2-3 hours for a visit. $1.75-8.95, · under 6 is free. Mar-Sep: 7:30 am- 6 pm. . Oct-Feb: 8:30 am - 5 pm.Busi ness: 520-883-1380 . Recording: 520-883-2702. Fax: 520-883-2500


Reid Park Zoo
22nd St. & Country Club
1100 S. Randolph Way
Tucson, AZ 85716
300+ species, Reid Park contributes to captive breeding . programs for threatened and endangered species. 75¢-$3.50. . Daily: 9 am - 4 pm. 520-791-4022. Fax 520-791-5378

Tohono Chul Park
7366 N. Paseo del Norte
Tucson, AZ 85704
Nature trails, Garden for 3 Children, wildflower tours, . changing art exhibits, cultural activities and crafts demonstrations, lecture series & concerts. Gift shops and a tea room. $2 donation. Grounds open daily . 7 am - sunset. Buildings: M-Sa, 9:30am-5pmSu 11 am-5pm.520-742-6455. Fax 520-797-1213

Tucson Botanical Gardens
2150 N. Alvemon Way
Tucson, AZ 85712
Variety of garden exhibits including herb land bird gardens, tropical greenhouse, xeriscape demonstration garden, cactus garden, Native American crops and sensory gardens. Educational outreach, childrens summer . programs, classes, tours, special events, gift shop. $3-4, children under 12 free. 3 8:30 am - 4:30 pm daily. 520-326-9255. Fax 520-324-016

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Museums


Arizona Historical Society Museum
949 E. 2nd St.

Tucson, AZ 85719
The museum features pemmanent special exhibits recounting Arizonas cultural history from the Spanish colonial era through the tenitorial years to the 20th century. M-Sa 10 am 4 pm; Su, noon - 4 pm. 520-628-5774. Fax 520-628-5695

The Amerind Foundation Museum
Dragoon Road
P0. Box 400
Dragoon, AZ 85609
Archaeological, ethnographic exhibits of Native American cul tures. Museum, shop, art gallery, scenic picnic area in Texas Canyon. $2-3, under 12 free. Sep-May, daily 10 am-4 pm; Jun-Aug, W-Su 10 am-4 pm Except major holidays. 520-586 3666 Fax 520-586-4679
E-mail: [email protected] .com

Apache County Historical Society Museum
180 W Cleveland
P.O. Box 146
St. Johns, AZ 85936
Ancient Native American exhibits and artifacts; early Little Colorado River Valley settlement history and exhibits. Arch eological artifacts include set of Woolly Mammoth Tusks dating back 24,000 years. Donations. M-F: 9 am - 5 pm or other hours by appointment. 520-337-4737 or 520-337-2000. fax: 520-337-2000

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Museums


Arizona State Museum
University of Arizona campus/Tucson
Park Ave. & University Blvd.
Tucson, AZ 85721
Focuses on the American Indian cultures of AZ; features American Indian arts & crafts from 10,000 B.C. to the present. Free. M-Sa, 10 am - 5 pm; Su, noon - 5 pm. 520-621-6302. Fax 520-621-2976

Bisbee Mining & Historical Museum
5 Copper Queen Plaza
Bisbee, AZ 85603
See opening of Bisbee's trolley, walk a brick street, visit a miners cabin and learn about the lives of the hard rock miners. In former headquarters building of the Copper Queen Consolidated Mining Co., founded in 1897. $2.50-3. 18 and under free. Daily 10 am - 4 pm except · Christmas & New Years. 520-432-7071. Fax 520-432-7800

Center for Creative Photography
The University of Arizona
Tucson, AZ 85721
Changing exhibits of world renowned photographers, research center and library. Free.520-621-7968. Fax 520-621-9444

De Grazia Gallery In the Sun
6300 N. Swan Rd.
Tucson, AZ 85718
The gallery is sequestered on ten acres of desert. Shown are the artworks of Ted De Grazia Arizona legend. Daily 10 am-4 pm. Free. 520-299-9191

International Wildlife Museum
4800 W. Gates Pass Rd. Tucson, AZ 85745
Promotes wildlife appreciation and conservation. Includes diora mas depicting wild animals in their natural settings, interac tive videos and wildlife art. 300 types of mammals and birds from around the world. Hands-on exhibits. $1.50-5. 9 am - 5 pm. 520-617-1439. Fax: 520-622-1205

Fort Huachuca Museum
Commander US Ammy Intelligence Center
Fort Huachuca Attn: TZS-TDO-M
Ft. Huachuca, AZ 85613-6000
Displays of a temporary army outpost in 1877. Authentic mementos of southwestem military history. Free. 520-533-5736

Muheim Heritage House
207 Youngblood Hill / PO. Box 14
Bisbee, AZ 85603
Provides glimpse into homelife of one of Bisbee's founding families. $2 donation. 520-432-7071. Fax 520-432-7800

Museum of the Southwest
1500 N. Circle I Rd.
Willcox, AZ 85643
Indian and Cavalry artifacts from the 1880s. Displays depicting important Indian wars, the movement of the Apaches into Arizona, the route of the Butterfield Stage Line, ranches at the turn-of-the-century present Cochise County. M-S: 9am-5pm; Su, 1-5pm 520-384-2272 or 800-200-2272. Fax: 520-384-0293

Museum of the West
M 9 S. Third St. / PO. Box 864
Tombstone, AZ 85638
Tombstone artifacts and extensive collection of cowboy galia and fireamms. 520-457-9219. fax: 520-457-9219

Navajo County Museum
Navajo Co. Historical Society
Holbrook Branch 100 E. Arizona
Holbrook, AZ 86025
In the Historic Navajo County Courthouse, see Hispanic, Hopi, Apache and Navajo artifacts. Displays include a saloon, barbershop, bunk house with authentic Hashknife chuck wagon, pioneer kitchen bedroom, early post office. Donations. 520-524-6558. Fax 520-524-1719

Rex Allen Arizona Cowboy Museum
155 N. Railroad Ave.
Willcox, AZ 85643
Tribute to Rex Allen and the pioneer settlers, ranchers and cowboys that shaped the West. Changing exhibits and permanent displays. $2-5. Daily: 10 am - 4 pm. 520-384-4583.

Pimeria Alta Historical Society Museum
136 N. Grand Ave.
Nogales, Arizona 85621
A museum, library and archives of southern Arizona and northern Sonora, Mexico. Located in the 1914 original City Hall. Exhibits, program speakers and trips to Mexico. T-F, 10am-noon and 1:30-5pm. Sat., 10am-4pm. Free. 520-287-4621. Fax: 520-287-5201.

San Pedro Valley Arts & Historical Society Museum
180 S. San Pedra / P. O. Box 1090
Benson, AZ 85602
Pemmanent displays of signifi cance of the local area are featured as well as changing exhibits highlighting local cul tures. New exhibits and shows are featured monthly. T-F, 10 am-4pm, Sa, 10am-2pm. 520-586-3070

Tucson Children's Museum
PO. Box 2609 Tucson, AZ 85702-2609
"Hands-on" museum where kids and parents participate with interactive pemmanent and changing exhibits. Call for hours and admission. 520-792 998S Fax: 520-792-9985

Tucson Rodeo Parade Museum
4825 S. 6th Avenue Tucson, AZ 85714
A collection of outstanding Westem styles of transportation containing 110+ pieces of equipment, hamesses, saddles and other items of interest. Open Jan-Feb. 520-294-3636

Universlty of Arizona Museum of Art
Tucson, AZ 85721
Permanent collection of 4,000+ . Works of art focusing on European and American art of the 15th century to the present. Continuous special exhibitions program. Free. Labor Day mid-May: M-F, 9 am - 5 pm; Su, noon - 4 pm. Mid-May . Labor Day: M-F, 10 am-3:30 pm, Su, noon - 4 pm.
620-621 -7567 Fax: 520-621 -8770 .

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