Arts


Wanted: Tucson’s next Poet Laureate

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Arizona Daily Star “‘My first day as mayor I said I was going to name a poet laureate,’ says Rothschild, a lifelong poetry lover.” Read more…

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Call for nominations: Tucson Poet Laureate

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Nominations Open: December 1, 2016 Deadline for Nominations: February 1, 2017, 5:00 PM Review Panel to Select 3 Finalists: February 18, 2017 Final Selection by Tucson Mayor: March 1, 2017 CALL FOR NOMINATIONS: TUCSON POET LAUREATE NOMINATION MATERIALS ACCEPTED DECEMBER 1, 2016–FEBRUARY 1, 2017, 5:00 PM OVERVIEW The City of Tucson, the Arts Foundation for […]

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Mayor’s Gallery exhibition features Tucson at night

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The seventh Mayor’s Gallery exhibition features local artists Jerry Cagle, Sheryl Hester, Linda Merz, Vivian Rayford and Jessie Shinn. Visitors to the office can enjoy the artworks, which are also available for purchase. The exhibition will be up until April 2017. Mayor’s Gallery exhibitions are curated by the Tucson Pima Arts Council.

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9 Questions with Mayor Jonathan Rothschild

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Tucson Weekly “As the mayor of a major Arizona city, Jonathan Rothschild doesn’t have a ton a time on his hands. But, that doesn’t mean he can’t listen to totally rad music.” Read more…

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New murals beautify downtown

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If you’ve seen this on your way into downtown… …you’re not dreaming and yes, you’re still in Tucson. The mural, by artist Rock Martinez and assistant Cristina Perez, is one of eight going up on downtown businesses, thanks to a $50,000 grant to the City of Tucson from the Tohono O’Odham Nation. At a press […]

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Mayor’s Gallery exhibition features fiber artists

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The sixth Mayor’s Gallery exhibition features local fiber artists Barbara Brandel, Maura Grogan, Judi Hasbrouck, Janelle Krause, Sharon Nemirov, Miriam Otte, Aimee Smythe, Shirley Wagner, Ashley Weymouth, Kathryn Wild, and Janet Windsor. Visitors to the office can enjoy the artworks, which are also available for purchase. The exhibition will be up until October, 2016. Mayor’s […]

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