Holidays Around the World and Through Time

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Ric’s Renovations: The Dollhouse & Vehicle Redo

May 4, 2021 – August 22, 2021 Tucson painter Ric Maledon began making miniatures in 2014. For this Community Corner Exhibition, he refurbished second-hand-shop finds with fanciful flare- including a…

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Favored by the Gods: Legendary Figures of Ancient Greece

February 16, 2021 – August 22, 2021 In 2017, through a generous donation by Eunice and E.G. Hernandez and Family, the museum acquired a collection of 32 one-quarter-life-size Historical Figures…

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Atomic Miniatures: Michael Yurkovic’s Modern Musings

October 14, 2021 – January 16, 2022 Michael Yurkovic, Industrial designer and Artisan member of IGMA (International Guild of Miniature Artisans), creates timeless icons of the mid-century modern era. From…

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In the Eye of a Needle: Micro Miniatures by Flor Carvajal

February 25, 2021 – June 27, 2021 Thanks to a journalist’s challenge, Colombian artist, Flor Carvajal, discovered a new passion for creating micro-miniature sculptures so small that they fit on…

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Yellow Rose of Texas- a Season of Lights

Yellow Rose of Texas Decorated with a festive holiday light show during a Wee Winter Wonderland as part of Holidays Around the World and Through Time. Brooke Tucker 1985 1:12…

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Tom Del Giorno: Itty Bitty Backlots of the Boroughs

December 15, 2020 – May 2, 2021 In this Community Corner exhibition, Sahuarita resident, Tom Del Giorno, pays homage to the setting of his youth- the neighborhood backlots and gritty…

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Model Behavior: Scale Models by Members of the Sonoran Desert Model Builders

September 23, 2020 – December 13, 2020 This Community Corner exhibit features over 40 scale models built by members of the Sonoran Desert Model Builders (SDMB) showing the breadth of…

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Miniature Military Figures by Joe Seibold

June 30, 2020 – August 22, 2021 This spotlight exhibit features 26 custom miniature figures of Civil War soldiers created by Joe Seibold from our permanent collection. Military Miniatures The…

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Jean LeRoy’s Buzzard Creek Ghost Town

September 28, 2021 – October 31, 2021 Buzzard Creek may seem like a quintessential western town with its general mercantile, barbershop, and saloon. But don’t be fooled by the quaint…

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Fanciful Fairy Houses by Kristy Thomas

June 22, 2020 – October 18, 2020 This Community Corner exhibition features fanciful fairy houses made from natural and upcycled materials made by Tucson artist Kristy Thomas. Photos by Paul…

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