Tucson Museum of Art and Historic Block


Immerse yourself in Tucson’s culture and art at the famous Museum of Art and Historic block. A number of temporary and pop-up exhibits occur, and permanent collections like American Art, Art of the American West, Contemporary Art, Folk Art of the Americas, Latin American Art and Modern Art make for a rich experience for all ages. Located in the midst of the historic block, you can also visit the J. Knox Corbett House, a stucco landmark built in the Mission Revival Style in 1907.

There’s also A Casa Cordova, one of the oldest structures in Tucson and home to the seasonal El Nacimiento exhibit. A Sonoran row house, there’s a Christian diorama to explore with a courtyard open year-round. Don’t miss the Edward Nye Fish House from 1868 where the Art of the American West is housed. The L-shaped house of adobe and stucco is a permanent gallery.

Living Art

Events take place throughout the year, like Free First Thursdays at 5 p.m. On other days, admission is just $12 for adults, $7 for college students, and children under 12 are always free. Arizona and Mexican residents enjoy free admission on second Sundays. Open Tuesday – Sunday, it’s in the heart of downtown and an experience that can’t be missed.

Some spaces in the museum and historic block are available to rent for private events. Make your next gala, fundraiser or celebration special by working with professional event staff for an experience like no other. Café a la Carte is available for catering, or customize your event for whatever vision you have in mind.

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