Tucson Museum of Art, Tucson, AZ Photos

The Tucson Museum of Art sits on what was the Spanish Presidio of Tucson with a combination of heritage houses in Mission Revival style and a modern structure designed by Andy Anderson. The collection concentrates on Western, native & Latin American art and folk art. The museum also has one of America's prime Arts & Crafts collections in the Corbett House (featured on its own page).

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Tucson Museum of Art. Tucson, AZ.Modern architecture of Tucson Museum of Art. Tucson, AZ.Modern portal architecture of Tucson Museum of Art. Tucson, AZ.Spiral gallery at Tucson Museum of Art. Tucson, AZ.
Tucson Museum of Art (1975) (140 N. Main St.). Tucson, AZ. Architect: Andy Anderson.Modern architecture of Tucson Museum of Art. Tucson, AZ.Modern portal architecture of Tucson Museum of Art. Tucson, AZ.Spiral gallery at Tucson Museum of Art. Tucson, AZ. Architect: Andy Anderson.
Modern art gallery at Tucson Museum of Art. Tucson, AZ.Modern art gallery at Tucson Museum of Art. Tucson, AZ.Entrance courtyard at Tucson Museum of Art with city & mountains. Tucson, AZ.Courtyard sculptures at Tucson Museum of Art. Tucson, AZ.
Modern art gallery at Tucson Museum of Art. Tucson, AZ.Modern art gallery at Tucson Museum of Art. Tucson, AZ.Entrance courtyard at Tucson Museum of Art with city & mountains. Tucson, AZ.Courtyard sculptures at Tucson Museum of Art. Tucson, AZ.
Modern entrance & Edward Nye Fish stuccoed adobe house now a gallery at Tucson Museum of Art. Tucson, AZ.Corbett house & Stevens/ Duffield houses form western Main St. edge of campus of Tucson Museum of Art. Tucson, AZ.Stevens/ Duffield stuccoed adobe house on campus of Tucson Museum of Art. Tucson, AZ.La Casa Cordova, a Sonoran row house, one of the oldest buildings in Tucson, on campus of Tucson Museum of Art. Tucson, AZ.
Modern entrance & Edward Nye Fish stuccoed adobe house (c1868) now a gallery at Tucson Museum of Art. Tucson, AZ.Corbett house & Stevens/ Duffield houses form western Main St. edge of campus of Tucson Museum of Art. Tucson, AZ.Stevens/ Duffield stuccoed adobe house on campus of Tucson Museum of Art. Tucson, AZ.La Casa Cordova, a Sonoran row house, one of the oldest buildings in Tucson, on campus of Tucson Museum of Art. Tucson, AZ.
La Casa Cordova window frame with wooden bars at Tucson Museum of Art. Tucson, AZ.La Casa Cordova ramada in courtyard at Tucson Museum of Art. Tucson, AZ.La Casa Cordova adobe brick wall at Tucson Museum of Art. Tucson, AZ.Romero House which includes section of original Presidio wall on campus of Tucson Museum of Art. Tucson, AZ.
La Casa Cordova window frame with wooden bars at Tucson Museum of Art. Tucson, AZ.La Casa Cordova ramada in courtyard at Tucson Museum of Art. Tucson, AZ.La Casa Cordova adobe brick wall at Tucson Museum of Art. Tucson, AZ.Romero House (c1860) which includes section of original Presidio wall on campus of Tucson Museum of Art. Tucson, AZ.
Gallery space in historic adobe house incorporated into Tucson Museum of Art. Tucson, AZ.O-Jib-Be-Ways lithograph 1845 by George Catlin at Tucson Museum of Art. Tucson, AZ.Buffalo Watering painting by Charles Marion Russell at Tucson Museum of Art. Tucson, AZ.At Pojuaque painting by Orrin Sheldon Parsons at Tucson Museum of Art. Tucson, AZ.
Gallery space in historic adobe house incorporated into Tucson Museum of Art. Tucson, AZ.O-Jib-Be-Ways lithograph 1845 by George Catlin at Tucson Museum of Art. Tucson, AZ.Buffalo Watering (Marias River) painting (1911) by Charles Marion Russell at Tucson Museum of Art. Tucson, AZ.At Pojuaque painting (1914) by Orrin Sheldon Parsons at Tucson Museum of Art. Tucson, AZ.
Haying Time in Taos painting by Oscar E. Berninghaus at Tucson Museum of Art. Tucson, AZ.Trail Through the Snow painting by Oscar E. Berninghaus at Tucson Museum of Art. Tucson, AZ.Elk Foot , Taos Indian painting Joseph Henry Sharp at Tucson Museum of Art. Tucson, AZ.Hunting Son painting Joseph Henry Sharp at Tucson Museum of Art. Tucson, AZ.
Haying Time in Taos (Alfalfa Time/Mountains in Taos) painting (c1917-30) by Oscar E. Berninghaus at Tucson Museum of Art. Tucson, AZ.Trail Through the Snow painting (c1930) by Oscar E. Berninghaus at Tucson Museum of Art. Tucson, AZ.Elk Foot (Jerry Mirabal), Taos Indian painting (c1920) Joseph Henry Sharp at Tucson Museum of Art. Tucson, AZ.Hunting Son (portrait of Elk Foot Jerry) painting (1925) Joseph Henry Sharp at Tucson Museum of Art. Tucson, AZ.
Indian with Corn painting by Nicolai Fechin at Tucson Museum of Art. Tucson, AZ.Eucalyptus painting by Nicolai Fechin at Tucson Museum of Art. Tucson, AZ.Home of Tucson painting by Maynard Dixon at Tucson Museum of Art. Tucson, AZ.Navajo crystal pictorial rug at Tucson Museum of Art. Tucson, AZ.
Indian with Corn painting by Nicolai Fechin at Tucson Museum of Art. Tucson, AZ.Eucalyptus painting by Nicolai Fechin at Tucson Museum of Art. Tucson, AZ.Home of Tucson painting (1945) by Maynard Dixon at Tucson Museum of Art. Tucson, AZ.Navajo (Diné) crystal pictorial rug (1930-20) at Tucson Museum of Art. Tucson, AZ.
Navajo Klagetoh rug at Tucson Museum of Art. Tucson, AZ.Olmec baby figure from Mexico at Tucson Museum of Art. Tucson, AZ.Maya earthenware shallow bowl with donkey from Yucatan, Mexico at Tucson Museum of Art. Tucson, AZ.Nicoya-Guanacaste culture ceramic jar in form of anthropomorphic effigy from Costa Rica at Tucson Museum of Art. Tucson, AZ.
Navajo (Diné) Klagetoh (black & red) rug (1930-20) at Tucson Museum of Art. Tucson, AZ.Olmec baby figure (1150-550 BCE) from Mexico at Tucson Museum of Art. Tucson, AZ.Maya earthenware shallow bowl with donkey (500-600) from Yucatan, Mexico at Tucson Museum of Art. Tucson, AZ.Nicoya-Guanacaste culture ceramic jar in form of anthropomorphic effigy (750-950) from Costa Rica at Tucson Museum of Art. Tucson, AZ.
Volcanic stone female figure from Nicoya Region, Costa Rica at Tucson Museum of Art. Tucson, AZ.Tairona culture clay footed effigy vessel of flute player from Colombia at Tucson Museum of Art. Tucson, AZ.Tairona culture earthenware effigy urn with bat god motif from Colombia at Tucson Museum of Art. Tucson, AZ.Nazca culture clay stirrup vessel as kestrel or Inca tern from South Coast Peru at Tucson Museum of Art. Tucson, AZ.
Volcanic stone female figure (1000-1400) from Nicoya Region, Costa Rica at Tucson Museum of Art. Tucson, AZ.Tairona culture clay footed effigy vessel of flute player (900-1400 CE) from Colombia at Tucson Museum of Art. Tucson, AZ.Tairona culture earthenware effigy urn with bat god motif (900-1200 CE) from Colombia at Tucson Museum of Art. Tucson, AZ.Nazca culture clay stirrup vessel as kestrel or Inca tern (1-450) from South Coast Peru at Tucson Museum of Art. Tucson, AZ.
Chancay culture clay standing female effigies from Central Coast Peru at Tucson Museum of Art. Tucson, AZ.Chimu silver double spout olla from North Coast Peru at Tucson Museum of Art. Tucson, AZ.Chimu / Inca silver beaker from North Coast Peru at Tucson Museum of Art. Tucson, AZ.Virgin enthroned with Mary & Joseph as sculptures painting by unknown artist of School of Cuzco, Peru at Tucson Museum of Art. Tucson, AZ.
Chancay culture clay standing female effigies (1100-1300) from Central Coast Peru at Tucson Museum of Art. Tucson, AZ.Chimu silver double spout olla (1200-1400) from North Coast Peru at Tucson Museum of Art. Tucson, AZ.Chimu / Inca silver beaker (1300-1400) from North Coast Peru at Tucson Museum of Art. Tucson, AZ.Virgin enthroned with Mary & Joseph as sculptures painting (18th C) by unknown artist of School of Cuzco, Peru at Tucson Museum of Art. Tucson, AZ.
St. Catherine painting by unknown artist, Peru at Tucson Museum of Art. Tucson, AZ.St. James the Moor slayer painting by unknown artist, Mexico at Tucson Museum of Art. Tucson, AZ.Portrait of Señorita Doña Carlota Caspe y Rodriguez at the Age of Ten by José Gil de Castro at Tucson Museum of Art. Tucson, AZ.Spanish powder horn at Tucson Museum of Art. Tucson, AZ.
St. Catherine painting (18th C) by unknown artist, Peru at Tucson Museum of Art. Tucson, AZ.St. James the Moor slayer painting (19th C) by unknown artist, Mexico at Tucson Museum of Art. Tucson, AZ.Portrait of Señorita Doña Carlota Caspe y Rodriguez at the Age of Ten (1816) by José Gil de Castro at Tucson Museum of Art. Tucson, AZ.Spanish powder horn (late 19th- early 20th C) at Tucson Museum of Art. Tucson, AZ.
Portrait of man in tin frame from Mexico at Tucson Museum of Art. Tucson, AZ.Portrait of woman in tin frame from Mexico at Tucson Museum of Art. Tucson, AZ.Silver collection plate from Mexico at Tucson Museum of Art. Tucson, AZ.Silver incense burner in form of turkey from Argentina at Tucson Museum of Art. Tucson, AZ.
Portrait of man in tin frame from Mexico (19th C) at Tucson Museum of Art. Tucson, AZ.Portrait of woman in tin frame from Mexico (19th C) at Tucson Museum of Art. Tucson, AZ.Silver collection plate from Mexico (19th C) at Tucson Museum of Art. Tucson, AZ.Silver incense burner in form of turkey from Argentina (1800-20) at Tucson Museum of Art. Tucson, AZ.
Silver chalice from Peru & silver incense burner in form of deer from Argentina at Tucson Museum of Art. Tucson, AZ.Pastoral scene with two llamas painting by R. Gerges of Peru or Bolivia at Tucson Museum of Art. Tucson, AZ.Rawhide trunk from Petaca, Peru at Tucson Museum of Art. Tucson, AZ.Painted trunk from Olinala, Mexico at Tucson Museum of Art. Tucson, AZ.
Silver chalice (19th C) from Peru & silver incense burner in form of deer from Argentina (1800-20) at Tucson Museum of Art. Tucson, AZ.Pastoral scene with two llamas painting (20th C) by R. Gerges of Peru or Bolivia at Tucson Museum of Art. Tucson, AZ.Rawhide trunk (19th C) from Petaca, Peru at Tucson Museum of Art. Tucson, AZ.Painted trunk (1890-1910) from Olinala, Mexico at Tucson Museum of Art. Tucson, AZ.
Souvenir embroidery with photo from 1915 Panama Pacific Exposition at Tucson Museum of Art. Tucson, AZ.Mexican body horse from St. James Santiaguito Dance at Tucson Museum of Art. Tucson, AZ.Painted wood carnival masks from Veracruz, Mexico at Tucson Museum of Art. Tucson, AZ.Painted wood carnival masks from Hildago, Mexico at Tucson Museum of Art. Tucson, AZ.
Souvenir embroidery with photo from 1915 Panama Pacific Exposition at Tucson Museum of Art. Tucson, AZ.Mexican body horse from St. James Santiaguito Dance (early 20th C) at Tucson Museum of Art. Tucson, AZ.Painted wood carnival masks from Veracruz, Mexico (early 20th C) at Tucson Museum of Art. Tucson, AZ.Painted wood carnival masks from Hildago, Mexico (early 20th C) at Tucson Museum of Art. Tucson, AZ.
Painted wood rabbit carnival masks from Hildago, Mexico at Tucson Museum of Art. Tucson, AZ.Painted wood wolf or dog carnival masks from Hildago, Mexico at Tucson Museum of Art. Tucson, AZ.Painted wood Nativity scene donkey & bull from Honduras at Tucson Museum of Art. Tucson, AZ.Painted earthenware people from El Salvador showing marimba band, market vendors & wedding figures at Tucson Museum of Art. Tucson, AZ.
Painted wood rabbit carnival masks from Hildago, Mexico (early 20th C) at Tucson Museum of Art. Tucson, AZ.Painted wood wolf or dog carnival masks from Hildago, Mexico (early 20th C) at Tucson Museum of Art. Tucson, AZ.Painted wood Nativity scene donkey & bull from Honduras (c1950) at Tucson Museum of Art. Tucson, AZ.Painted earthenware people from El Salvador (20th C) showing marimba band, market vendors & wedding figures at Tucson Museum of Art. Tucson, AZ.
Painted earthenware people from Ecuador showing working & folk figures at Tucson Museum of Art. Tucson, AZ.St. Isidore the Farmer painted wood sculpture by Lorenza Bastidas of Venezuela at Tucson Museum of Art. Tucson, AZ.Corpus Christi festival dancer headdresses & vests from Ecuador & Peru at Tucson Museum of Art. Tucson, AZ.Painted papier-mâché calavera devil by Pedro Moctezuma of Mexico City at Tucson Museum of Art. Tucson, AZ.
Painted earthenware people from Ecuador (1980s) showing working & folk figures at Tucson Museum of Art. Tucson, AZ.St. Isidore the Farmer painted wood sculpture (1990) by Lorenza Bastidas of Venezuela at Tucson Museum of Art. Tucson, AZ.Corpus Christi festival dancer headdresses & vests (pechera) (1970-90s) from Ecuador & Peru at Tucson Museum of Art. Tucson, AZ.Painted papier-mâché calavera (skeleton) devil (1991) by Pedro Moctezuma of Mexico City at Tucson Museum of Art. Tucson, AZ.
Painted papier-mâché alebrije lizard & fish by David Moctezuma of Mexico City at Tucson Museum of Art. Tucson, AZ.Nativity scene in Mexican El Nacimiento tradition by Maria Luisa Tena at Tucson Museum of Art. Tucson, AZ.Manger detail of El Nacimiento at Tucson Museum of Art. Tucson, AZ.Three wise men detail of El Nacimiento at Tucson Museum of Art. Tucson, AZ.
Painted papier-mâché alebrije (nightmare) lizard & fish (1990) by David Moctezuma of Mexico City at Tucson Museum of Art. Tucson, AZ.Nativity scene in Mexican El Nacimiento tradition (1978 onward) by Maria Luisa Tena at Tucson Museum of Art. Tucson, AZ.Manger detail of El Nacimiento at Tucson Museum of Art. Tucson, AZ.Three wise men detail of El Nacimiento at Tucson Museum of Art. Tucson, AZ.
Adobe house & western detail of El Nacimiento at Tucson Museum of Art. Tucson, AZ.


Adobe house & western detail of El Nacimiento at Tucson Museum of Art. Tucson, AZ.



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