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Sentinels of the Sea: Miniature Merchant Clipper Ship Figureheads by Lloyd McCaffery

January 25, 2022 – May 1, 2022 Lloyd McCaffery carves scale replicas of real-world figureheads from the bowsprit of clipper ships that once sailed the seas and were believed to…

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Rudy Flores & Teresa Estrella’s Army Man Project Vol. 2

January 11, 2022 – June 5, 2022 In this Community Corner Exhibition, local artist Rudy Flores and his partner Teresa Estrella reflect on the past year and the ongoing pandemic…

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Mini Mid-Century Neon Signs

October 12, 2021 – January 23, 2022 A Spotlight Exhibit After Route 66 connected Chicago to Los Angeles, neon signs were erected along the famous stretch of highway, glamorizing road…

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Of Biblical Proportion: Legendary Rulers of Mesopotamia

August 24, 2021 – February 13, 2022 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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Ara Bentley’s Addams Family Mini Mansion

October 5, 2021 – October 30, 2022 A Spotlight Exhibit Texan Ara Bentley became a YouTube sensation after starting her channel, Bentley House Minis, to share progress on her miniature…

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Children’s Day Display

April 7, 2021 – May 16, 2021 Tango no Sekku or Children’s Day is a Japanese national holiday celebrating the healthy growth and development of children, especially boys. The purpose of…

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Tori West: Medley of Miniatures in Creative Paperclay®

August 24, 2021 – January 9, 2022 In this Community Corner exhibition, miniature artisan and Tucsonan Tori West demonstrates a wide variety of skills using her favorite medium, Creative Paperclay®,…

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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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