Tucson and the outlying Southern Arizona area have plenty of museums to keep you cool on a hot afternoon. We have written reviews, stories and events on several of them below. Many are of interest to kids. You may access these features from the Table of Contents below or scroll down to browse the excerpts.
We have several videos on the most prominent of these museums. Use the Arrows to scroll through these videos.
Scroll down to peruse our posts on the museums. There are several pages, just click on the page number at the bottom or an excerpt to view more information on the museum of interest.
Showing at the Tucson Museum of Art through October 11, Biennial 2015. Watch this video, produced by Arizona Public Media about the exhibit now showing at the Tucson Museum of Art. Then visit the exhibit and join the Museum on October 11 for the Second Biennial Bash, a reception with music, wine, bites and a Silent Auction featuring pieces from the exhibit. For information about what pieces will be at auction see the Tucson Museum of … Continue reading
Part1 of 3: The Dillinger Phenomenon (Note: Southern Arizona Guide will lead two FREE Dillinger Days Tours from Hotel Congress on Saturday January 21, 2017. Click HERE for the two day event schedule.) John Dillinger robbed banks. To many, he became a popular folk hero, not unlike train robber Jessie James back in the 1880’s. In the Great Depression, banks were extremely unpopular with the American public. Banks foreclosed on poor farmers and homeowners. Even … Continue reading