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Tucson Desert Art Museum

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7000 E Tanque Verde Rd Entrance Faces Sabino Canyon Road On The East Side Of Complex, Tucson, AZ 85715-5325
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Interesting displays of local weaving. They also have special displays that are also interesting. We spent about 90 minutes there. Worth the time.
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Response from tucsondart, Marketing Manager at Tucson Desert Art Museum
Responded Feb 28, 2020
We are so happy that you enjoyed your visit to our Museum. Hope to see you again in the future!
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We went to this museum specifically for The Red Dress exhibit, which I found disappointing. It needs more drama to emphasize the photographs with the statistics and purpose. The textiles in the museum are very interesting, but in general this museum needs help with
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A wonderful collection of fabrics, paintings, maps. Explanation of different types of weaving rugs. Changing exhibits of important parts of the southwest. When I was there last had exhibit of films and cartoons relating to desert. Original Road Runner cartoons.
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Response from tucsondart, Marketing Manager at Tucson Desert Art Museum
Responded Feb 28, 2020
Thank you, David for your kind remarks. We are always excited to have new exhibitions along with our permanent collection. They keep our museum visits fresh! Hope to see you again soon.
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Yes...there is a wonderful gallery and, yes this museum is an eclectic collection of native art, movie memorabilia and Arizona History. Yet this is the only place in the area is find a mix of art and history so that a visitor takes away an overview of Arizona and the Southwest,
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Response from tucsondart, Marketing Manager at Tucson Desert Art Museum
Responded Feb 28, 2020
Thank you for your kind comments. Our vision is to present the history of the peoples of the area through art, and are glad that you enjoyed this presentation. Opened in February, Buffalo Soldiers:The 10th Cavalry Regiment Told Through the Art of David Laughlin paints a picture of daily life for African American soldiers serving in the post-Civil War American West. We hope you can come back to visit us again soon!
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This is strictly a convenience for customers of the museum. It is a great place to escape the heat of the day during a longish museum visit.
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