January 29, 2018

The Other Desert Museum

The Tucson Desert Art museum is a nonprofit organization that opened in 2013 with more than 20,000 square feet of of space for exhibits, classes and other activities.
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When people hear about the “desert museum” in the Tucson area, they usually think of the Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum, but southern Arizona also has the “Tucson Desert Art Museum.” It is a nonprofit organization that opened in 2013 with more than 20,000 square feet of of space for exhibits, classes and other activities. It has a large collection of Navajo and Hopi textiles and blankets, and paintings from renowned artists. It was established by the founder of "Tucson Lifestyle" magazine which was started by Jim Conley Jr 35 years ago from his garage.

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