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Discover Local @ TMA

  • Tucson Museum of Art 140 N Main Ave Tucson, AZ 85701 (map)

Discover Local is the kick-off event for TENWEST Festival and connects community members of all ages to localism through unique and exciting micro-workshops focused on art, technology, sustainability, and more!

This free and family-friendly event offers Tucsonans hands-on ways to experience what it means to live local and take everyday actions to positively impact our community. Micro-workshops and activities for all ages will range from tracks like Living Green/Viviendo Verde, In Your Backyard/En Mi Jardin, Art and Technology For All/Arte y Tecnología Para Todos, and Viva Juntos. There will be many surprises during this special day!

TENWEST Passport Holders will receive special benefits including free scavenger hunt passes for local prize opportunities such as a staycation to Bisbee! Regular price for scavenger hunt passes is $10 and free for ages 18 and under.

To get your tickets for TENWEST, visit the official festival page here.

Discover Local is in partnership Tucson Museum of Art's Second SundAZe – Family Day, October 14, 2018 from 10am-5pm. This special event features free admission to the museum for residents of Arizona and Sonora, Mexico. Visit the current exhibition, 30 Americans, and join in on a variety of activities. The day will be filled with a Kehinde Wiley inspired photo station, a silhouette and collage art-making projects, and a performance by Liudvik Luis Cutiño Cruz at 1pm.


9am-10am : Opening Activities

10am-2pm : Interactive Micro-Workshops

2pm- 3pm: Closing Activities

4pm- 9pm: FUSE After Party at La Cocina, including Local Dance Off For Nonprofits!!

Follow @discoverlocaltucson on Instagram for more information on each of the tracks to be revealed soon!