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Tubac Center of the Arts

9 Plaza Rd, Tubac, AZ 85646-5206
+1 520-398-2371
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An Unexpected Delight

I did not expect to find such a charming art gallery in a touristy town like Tubac, but we did... read more

Reviewed April 16, 2018
PenguinRob
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Port Huron, Michigan
Take in the Center on Your Walk Around Town

This is a free art gallery (donations accepted) with an interesting gift shop. It's a comfortable... read more

Reviewed March 28, 2018
ReadRibbet
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Tubac Center of the Arts is the Core of Art in Tubac. TCA is a non-profit arts organization dedicated to the celebration and promotion of the arts through education, exhibitions, and performing arts. There are rotating juried exhibitions of art from both local artists as well as artists from across the country. The center also includes a children's summer arts program, art workshops, a gift shop, and ongoing events throughout the year.
  • Excellent56%
  • Very good28%
  • Average8%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible5%
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“local artists” (8 reviews)
“gift shop” (7 reviews)
“for sale” (5 reviews)
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9 Plaza Rd, Tubac, AZ 85646-5206
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+1 520-398-2371
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Reviewed April 16, 2018

I did not expect to find such a charming art gallery in a touristy town like Tubac, but we did. They were having an exhibition of local high school artists, and the quality was surprisingly good! The entire staff were very friendly and helpful.

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Reviewed March 28, 2018

This is a free art gallery (donations accepted) with an interesting gift shop. It's a comfortable place to escape the heat while shopping in Tubac. The collection of items favors western and southwest themes and often houses a touring exhibit. We were there to take...More

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Reviewed March 24, 2018

Really pleased to have visited this place. Easy to find on the main street in Tubac. Original artwork for sale.

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Reviewed January 22, 2018 via mobile

The family and I had a wonderful evening looking at art from artists all around Tubac. The staff were all very nice and highly informative. Highly recommend going here if you have the chance! Much thanks

Thank Dylan L
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Reviewed January 20, 2018

We made a quick trip through the art center. Great arts, books, and other wonderful things to purchase. I picked up some lovely silver earrings while there. Everyone on the staff/volunteers were exceptionally nice.

Thank Deli8
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Reviewed December 22, 2017

Whether you have a specific purchase in mind or just browse, this place has spectacular pieces. It is easy to access on foot and parking is all over.

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Reviewed December 21, 2017

I've been to the Tubac Center of the Arts many times and am always amazed at the quality and diversity of the curated art. I've been known to stand mesmerized by a painting for long periods of time. The staff is friendly and dedicated. Receptions...More

Thank MGM1905
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Reviewed December 4, 2017

Don't miss an opportunity to enjoy a great variety of art and artists. Southern Arizona is rich in artists who exhibit a delightful cross-section of styles, techniques, and mediums. You can enjoy these collections in a clean and comfortable facility. Volunteers are gracious and helpful.

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Reviewed November 30, 2017

Wonderful volunteers but not to knowledgeable re art. Great Cabot exhibit. Nice gift shop. They do many events etc.

Thank jmes h
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Reviewed November 9, 2017

I have lived in Tubac for 9 years and go to the Center of the Arts often. For a small town, there is so much high quality activity going on there! The shows are interesting, varied, and high quality art; the openings are lots of...More

Thank Marty S
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skiinstructor
February 6, 2017|
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Response from TubacArts | Property representative |
If the event you are referring to is the Tubac Festival of the Arts hosted by the Tubac Chamber of Commerce, not TCA, yes, there is handicap parking right off of the E. Frontage Road in the La Entrada plaza near Commerce... More
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