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Museum Of Contemporary Art

Museum Of Contemporary Art
265 South Church Avenue
520-624-5019

Mission

The mission of the Museum of Contemporary Art is to provide a forum for the development and exchange of ideas about the art of our time. Through varied programs, MOCA supports the critical interpretation and display of the highest quality of contemporary art in service to our community as a public trust.

History
The Museum of Contemporary Art (moca) was founded in the fall of 1997, having evolved from an artist-run alternative art space. Founded by artists Julia Latane and James Graham and financier David Wright with aid from Toole Shed Studio founder Dave Lewis, moca was established to help fill a void in the cultural landscape of Tucson and to provide a much-needed venue to showcase the avant-garde work of local and international artists. moca is Tucson’s only public institution devoted exclusively to the art of our time and is committed to supporting the critical interpretation and display of the highest quality of contemporary art in service to our community as a public trust. To that end, moca has developed strategic alliances with other institutions in the downtown area, resulting in satellite gallery space at the Tucson Children’s Museum and The Screening Room in an effort to bring contemporary art to non-traditional audiences.


Recent News

MOCA Tucson Announces 2021 Fall Exhibition Lineup

were-:Nenetech Forms rafa esparza and Timo Fahler with Karla Ekatherine Canseco, Julio César Morales, Amina Cruz, Chico MacMurtrie, Ana Mendieta, and Ruben Ulises Rodriguez Montoya October 8, 2021 — February 27, 2022 Tucson, AZ --…

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Museum of Contemporary Art News - September 8, 2021

YOUNG FAUVES Session 1 Date: October 13, 2021 - November 3, 2021 Time: Wednesdays 4pm-5:30pm Where: In-person at MOCA Tucson Session 2 Date: November 10, 2021 - December 8, 2021 (No class November 24) Time: Wednesdays 4pm-5:30pm Where: In-person…

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Night Bloom | Artist Grant Applications Now Open! September 1st

Artist Grant Applications Now Open! Night Bloom: Grants for Artists supports the arts ecosystem in the greater Tucson area through $60,000 in grants to visual artists. Applications close October 10th at 11:59pm. Night Bloom: Grants for Artists…

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MOCA Tucson Presents Autonomous Space Series in Conjunction with Pia Camil: Three Works from July-September, 2021

Tucson, AZ -- Museum of Contemporary Art Tucson (MOCA) is pleased to present Autonomous Space Series, a summer of free public programming in conjunction with exhibition Pia Camil: Three Works. One of the artworks in the exhibition, Autonomous…

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Gala and Local Genius Awards

For $50 you can enjoy an evening with Tucson’s cultural leaders and directly support the only museum in our region devoted exclusively to living artists—all without leaving the comfort of your home. Purchase a $50 Voyeur Pass to the 2021…

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Museum of Contemporary Art - 101

What is contemporary art? And what is MOCA’s role in addressing the most urgent issues of our time? Find out in Contemporary Art 101, a fun, participatory Zoom discussion over cocktails led by art historian and MOCA Executive Director Kate…

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Museum of Contemporary Art 2021 Gala And Local Genius Awards

Tickets are now available for MOCA's 2021 Gala and Local Genius Awards, reimagined for its first ever virtual edition on April 17 from 5:30-7pm! Support MOCA’s work with artists and audiences during this evening Gala event featuring a…

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MOCA - Tucson Gratitude and Momentum

It has been a memorable year, and as we mark the transition to 2021 we take stock and give gratitude: MOCA is stronger than ever as a beacon for contemporary art serving the vast binational Sonoran Desert because of you. You have registered your…

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Your Support is the Most Meaningful Gift

MOCA Tucson’s 2020 story is exceptional. Despite a global crisis it was a year of extraordinary growth. We raised funds, spent less, hired a new Executive Director, begun planning our next Local Genius Awards, opened exhibitions, took camps…

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MOCA Tucson Presents Working from Home: New Commissions from Tucson Through March 28, 2021

Tucson, AZ––The Museum of Contemporary Art Tucson (MOCA) is pleased to announce a new group exhibition titled Working from Home on view at the Museum through March 28, 2021. Working from Home features new commissions from five…

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MOCA Tucson Announces the Appointment of New Director Kate Green

MOCA Tucson is proud to announce the appointment of Kate Green, Ph.D. as Executive Director. Green will officially begin her new role in October and will be responsible for upholding MOCA’s mission to inspire new ways of thinking through the…

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MOCA Reopens with Fall Exhibition 'Working From Home: New Commissions from Tucson'

MOCA TUCSON PRESENTS: Working from Home: New Commissions from Tucson Members Opening: 6–9pm, Saturday, October 3, 2020 Public Opening: 12–4pm, Sunday, October 4, 2020 Tucson, AZ––The Museum of Contemporary Art Tucson…

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Moca Tucson Presents Action Painting by Jibade-Khalil Huffman

Action Painting is a newly commissioned, large-scale multimedia artwork by artist and writer Jibade-Khalil Huffman, which is installed on MOCA’s facade and includes a bold vinyl collage, multi-channel video projections and composite sound…

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New Artwork By Jibade-Khalil Huffman Opens at MOCA Tucson

MOCA is pleased to announce a new commission from artist and writer Jibade-Khalil Huffman, on view at the Museum from August 14–September 27, 2020. Action Painting is a large-scale multimedia artwork installed on MOCA’s facade that…

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Love MOCA's Education Programs? Now is the Time to Show Support!

Support the Robert Barber Fund for Children's Creativity All donations will be matched thanks to a generous challenge grant of $25,000 for our education programs from the Windgate Foundation! Donate Now! MOCA is Tucson’s primary educational…

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MOCA's Online Benefit Auction–Register Today!

Register & Preview MOCA's Online Benefit Auction Register today for the 2020 MOCA Benefit Auction––this year with more artworks, experiences, and treasures you won't want to miss. Heartfelt thanks to the many generous artists,…

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A Message from MOCA about COVID-19

The safety and wellbeing of our visitors, program participants, staff and the community at large is our highest priority. In an effort to be proactive in the face of the spread of COVID-19 and in keeping with ADHS (Arizona Department of Health…

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Announcing MOCA Tucson's New Interim Director and Curator Laura Copelin

MOCA is proud to announce the appointment of Laura Copelin as Interim Executive Director and Chief Curator. Laura officially assumed her new role in February. “I could not be more excited about the addition of Laura Copelin to the MOCA team…

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MOCA Tucson Announces the Appointment of New Director and Curator Laura Copelin

MOCA Tucson is proud to announce the appointment of Laura Copelin as Interim Executive Director and Chief Curator. Laura officially assumed her new role in February and will be responsible for carrying forward MOCA’s mission to inspire new…

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Museum Of Contemporary Art News - February 10, 2020

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MOCA Tucson Announces 2020 MOCA Local Genius Awardees

January 2020 (Tucson, Arizona) - The Museum of Contemporary Art (MOCA) is pleased to announce that the 2020 MOCA Local Genius Awards recipients will be pioneering borderland ecological restorer Valer Clark , US Congresswoman and gun safety champion…

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Museum Of Contemporary Art News - September 2019

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MOCA Tucson Plans Succession as Executive Director and Chief Curator Moves to New Role

When Ginger Shulick Porcella arrived to MOCA Tucson in 2017, she quickly realized the museum’s tremendous potential and set a path for growth. Since the beginning of her tenure, MOCA has seen growth in attendance, donor contributions, and…

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From Museum Walls To Billboards: Contemporary Art Takes Over Tucson

As Tucson’s only museum devoted exclusively to contemporary art, MOCA set out to share its vision with the local community. In partnership with Clear Channel Outdoor and BRINK Creative Group, MOCA launched a series of billboards that let…

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MOCA Tucson's New Summer Hours and Free Curators Tour

Make some summer plans with us! Starting July 1st, we will have abbreviated open hours that are perfect for beating the heat and learning about art. MOCA Tucson Summer Hours: July 1st through September 1st, 2019: Friday 3pm-8pm | Saturday and…

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Museum Of Contemporary Art Announces its 2019 Summer Hours

MOCA Tucson Summer Hours July 1st through September 1st Friday 3pm-8pm | Saturday and Sunday 12pm-5pm The Museum of Contemporary Art Tucson (MOCA Tucson) will be open for abbreviated summer hours starting July 1, 2019 and ending September 1, 2019.…

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Moca Tucson Artist-In-Residence Program

MOCA Tucson Artist-in-Residence Program Residency Dates: October 2019-May 2020 MOCA Tucson is the pre-eminent, artist-centered contemporary art institution in the Southwest. We believe that art has the power to change the world. We cultivate…

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MOCA Summer Camp 2019

It's almost time for MOCA Summer Camp! Enroll today! MOCA Tucson offers a safe, fun, and inspiring space this summer for youth to create, engage, and explore. Camp will be facilitated by MOCA staff as well as local educators and artists with art…

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Moca Tucson Curator-In-Residence Program Applications Open

MOCA TUCSON CURATOR-IN-RESIDENCE PROGRAM RESIDENCY DATES: MAY-JULY 2020 Applications open for Spring 2020 residency About the Curator-in-Residence Program: The Museum of Contemporary Art Tucson (MOCA Tucson) is pleased to announce our 2020…

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Museum Of Contemporary Art News - February 2019

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Call For Submissions: MOCA Tucson 5 Minute Film Fest

If you’re a filmmaker living or working in Southern Arizona, submit your film to our second Annual 5 Minute Film Fest. All documentary | animation | short films | experimental video art and films 5 minutes or less in length are welcome. …

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Your Gift to MOCA Doubled! Annual Appeal 2018

In this season of giving, we ask you to generously support our 2018 Annual Appeal. This year’s ambitious goal is $30,000, $15,000 of which is being offered as a match led by our Board President and key Board members. That means a $50 gift from…

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MOCA Tucson Announces 2018 - 19 Artists-in-Residence

MOCA Tucson Announces 2018/19 Artists-in-Residence Gal Amiram | Sara Bahermez | Tra Bouscaren | David Fenster | Julie Henson Leslie Martinez | Andrew Mount | Pablo Rasgado | Sarah G. Sharp The Museum of Contemporary Art Tucson (MOCA Tucson) is…

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MOCA Received A Seeding Vitality Arts in Museums Grant

The Museum of Contemporary Art Tucson (MOCA Tucson) was selected as one of only 20 museums throughout the United States to receive a $25,000 grant from Aroha Philanthropies through its initiative Seeding Vitality Arts in Museums. Chosen from a…

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MOCA Received a Community Investment Grant

MOCA Tucson has been awarded $28,000 by the Arizona Commission on the Arts for our Community Investment Program. This grant is a great signifier of the dedication of MOCA and our Director / Curator, Ginger Shulick Porcella, to garner outside…

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Call to Artists: New Histories - AZ Juried Youth Art Exhibition

CALL TO ARTISTS: New Histories: AZ Juried Youth Art Exhibition Opening April 27, 2019 MOCA Tucson is pleased to announce an open call to all Arizona K-12 youth for our inaugural juried statewide youth art exhibition, New Histories. The application…

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Happening at Museum Of Contemporary Art - July 30, 2018

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Art Adventure in Santa Fe with MOCA

Join MOCA Tucson as we travel to beautiful Santa Fe, New Mexico on August 23rd through 26th for a 4-day, 3 night stay at the 4-star hotel La Posada on the plaza. This amazing art adventure includes behind-the-scenes tours of renowned artist studios,…

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MOCA Tucson Presents 'Blessed Be: Mysticism, Spirituality and the Occult in Contemporary Art'

The Museum of Contemporary Art Tucson (MOCA Tucson) is pleased to present Blessed Be: Mysticism, Spirituality, and the Occult in Contemporary Art, a curated exhibition by Ginger Shulick Porcella exploring religion, ritual, cult mentality, and the…

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Happening at Museum Of Contemporary Art - June 11, 2018

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Museum of Contemporary Art Program Guide Winter 2018

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MOCA 2018 Local Genius Awards Gala

Reserve your tickets NOW for MOCA Tucson's 2018 Local Genius Awards & Gala on April 14, 2018. From now until December 31, MOCA members can purchase early bird discount tickets, available on the website at https://www.moca-tucson.org/gala2018/ or…

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Bid for the Benefit Auction for Moca Tucson

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MOCA Tucson Announces 2017/18 Artists-in-Residence

The Museum of Contemporary Art Tucson (MOCA Tucson) is pleased to announce its 2017/18 artists-in-residence. This competitive program relaunched through a public application process in 2017, receiving several hundred applications for just seven…

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Museum of Contemporary Art Announces its Fall Exhibition

The Museum of Contemporary Art Tucson (MOCA Tucson) is pleased to present three exhibitions exploring the realities of living and working along the U.S.-Mexico border. Using the border wall as a metaphor to explore the liminal spaces that we occupy,…

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Museum of Contemporary Art Program Guide Summer 2017

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Museum of Contemporary Art Announces its Summer Exhibition

Virginia Overton will create a site-specific installation, originating in an intuitive and direct response to the majestic and unrivaled Neo-Brutalist space of MOCA’s Great Hall. Through a process of trial and error, Overton creates sculpture…

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Minor Mutiny Summer Camp 2017

Minor Mutiny Summer Camp Session 1: Monday 19 June – Friday 23 June Session 2: Monday 26 June – Friday 30 June All sessions run from 1-5pm FREE Minor Mutiny Summer Camp is a FREE camp for youth ages 8-13 and teen mentors ages 14-18. MOCA…

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Museum of Contemporary Art (MOCA) Tucson Announces Change in Executive Leadership 2017

The Museum of Contemporary Art Tucson is pleased to name Ginger Shulick Porcella as its next Executive Director and Chief Curator effective April 24, 2017.   Ginger Shulick Porcella has fourteen years of experience working as an arts administrator,…

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Museum of Contemporary Art Announces its Spring Exhibition

MOCA Members' Preview 7-9pm 18 February Exhibitions will open to the public Sunday, 19 February at 12 pm. If You Stay Busy You Have No Time to be Unhappy Great Hall   Coinciding with our twentieth anniversary MOCA presents If You Stay Busy You…

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Museum of Contemporary Art Announces its Fall Shows

Tucson, AZ -- Meeting the Clouds Halfway, in MOCA’s Great Hall, is a collaboration between Tucson and New York-based architects Aranda\Lasch (Ben Aranda and Chris Lasch) and Tohono O’odham basket weaver and activist Terrol Dew Johnson. Ranging…

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Museum of Contemporary Art (MOCA) Tucson Announces Change in Executive Leadership

Tucson, AZ -- MOCA Tucson announces that Samuel Nohe Ireland will step down from his position as Executive Director of the museum effective September 1, 2016.   Mr. Ireland became Interim Director of MOCA in May 2015 and was named Executive…

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MOCA Tucson Receives $20,000 Grant from the Graham Foundation

MOCA Tucson is thrilled to announce that we have received a generous $20,000 grant from the Graham Foundation for Advanced Studies in the Fine Arts. The grant will support Fall 2016's exhibition featuring architecture and design firm Aranda/Lasch…

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Museum of Contemporary Art (MOCA) Tucson Receives $80,000 Grant from the Andy Warhol Foundation for the Visual Arts

Tucson, AZ — MOCA Tucson is honored to announce that it has been awarded $80,000 by the Andy Warhol Foundation for the Visual Arts. The programmatic grant will help support the museum’s exhibitions and artist-in-residence program over the next…

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MOCA Tucson Announces Summer 2016 Exhibitions

MOCA is pleased to announce its four Summer 2016 exhibitions: - MachineHistories | TUCSON 3 WAYS: A Foray into Digital Alchemy - Steven Parrino - Christofer Churchill - Gardens of the Pure, featuring Kitty Brophy, Emma Kohlmann, and Alice Mackler …

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Local Genius Awards Gala at Museum Of Contemporary Art

The Board of Trustees and Gala Committee invite you to honor and celebrate the cultural, intellectual, social, environmental, scientific, and economic contributions of the 2016 MOCA Local Genius Awardees. The MOCA Local Genius Awards were…

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MOCA Tucson Announces Spring 2016 Exhibitions

Tucson, AZ - MOCA is pleased to announce its three Spring 2016 exhibitions: Max Estenger's 1991-2016, Nicole Miller's Every Word Said: History Lessons from Athens and Tucson, and For All, a selection of works chosen from the Arts for All archive.…

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Support Contemporary Art in Tucson!

2015 has been a breakaway year for MOCA Tucson. We have made tremendous progress supporting our community and mission, serving over 600 youths through the Robert Barber Fund for Children's Creativity, updating and improving gallery spaces,…

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MOCA Announces Fall/Winter 2015-16 Exhibitions

Alex Von Bergen: Next Time In his first museum exhibition, Alex Von Bergen will present new site-specific work in the Great Hall, as well as a survey of nearly ten years of his photographic, sculptural, and video pieces in the Southeast galleries.…

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MOCA Announces MOCA Local Genius Awardees

The Museum of Contemporary Art (MOCA) is pleased to announce that the 2016 MOCA Local Genius Awards recipients will be Brad Lancaster, Rainwater Harvesting Expert; Mort Rosenblum, Journalist; Andrew Weil, M.D., Integrative Medicine Pioneer; and…

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Museum of Contemporary Art News - October 5, 2015

Fall/Winter 2015-16 Opening Reception Saturday 24 October 7-9pm Featuring our Fall/Winter exhibitions: Alex Von Bergen: Next Time Alex Streeter: Best Dressed Pirate   MOCA members receive invites to members-only openings, free admission to the…

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MOCA Tucson Announces Fall/Winter 2015-16 Season

Alex Von Bergen:  Next Time Great Hall and Southeast Galleries In his first museum exhibition, Alex Von Bergen will present new site-specific work in the Great Hall, as well as a survey of nearly ten years of his photographic, sculptural, and…

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MOCA Tucson Announces New Executive Director

The Board of Directors of MOCA Tucson announced that Samuel Nohe Ireland will become the museum's next Executive Director, effective immediately. The appointment was announced by Courtney Johnson McEniry, MOCA Board President.   Mr. Ireland, who…

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This Week at Museum of Contemporary Art: 26 May - 1 June 2015

Last chance to see... Robert Barber: A Retrospective  Wednesday - Sunday, 12-5pm FREE for MOCA members, $8 non-members Sunday 31 May is FREE DAY!  Admission to MOCA is FREE the last Sunday of every month! Artist, WWII Navy veteran,…

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MOCA Tucson Announces Mobile Pools and 6 Artists, Summer 2015

Tucson, AZ -- MOCA is pleased to announce its Summer 2015 Season.  Anchored by two headline exhibitions, Mobile Pools and 6 Artists, the season runs from 20 June - 26 September 2015.     Mobile Pools - MOCA's Great Hall   In conjunction with…

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Plan Ahead with Friends and Family to Enjoy Our Auction Item Experiences!

From ski vacations with private planes to in-home cooking classes with award-winning chefs, we have your group experiences covered. Check out a variety of auction items featured and submit your bids HERE! Lumiere Hotel in Telluride, CO with…

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MOCA Tucson Announces New Leadership

Tucson, AZ---The Board of Trustees of the Museum of Contemporary Art, Tucson is pleased to announce the appointment of Samuel Nohe Ireland as Interim Executive Director effective 1 May 2015. Ireland succeeds Anne-Marie Russell, who is stepping down…

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Brink Media is Hosting A Party For Moca

A fabulous art sale. Come for the good time, leave with a new piece of art. BRINK curated a group of talented artists and is selling their work, for a good cause. Everything is available and 50% of every item sold goes to MOCA (the other half goes…

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This Week at Museum of Contemporary Art: 2 December - 7 December 2014

Yoga @ MOCA Wednesday 3 December 5:30pm Sunday 7 December 10am FREE for MOCA members, $5 non-members   Nourish your mind, body and soul practicing yoga among inspiring works of art with yogis Alexandra Roush on Wednesday evenings and Genevieve Ure…

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This Week at Museum of Contemporary Art: 11 November - 16 November 2014

Prabjit Virdee with Jeff Lownsbury and Algae & Tentacles Saturday 15 November 7pm FREE for MOCA members, $5 non-members   MOCA is excited to host an evening of experimental sounds by local noise musicians Prabjit Virdee, Jeff Lownsbury, and…

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This Week at Museum of Contemporary Art: 4 November - 9 November 2014

Art Now! - Visionary Women & the Avant-Garde Thursday 6 November 6pm MOCA members $5, non-members $10 Admission includes beer, wine, snacks and great conversation   Visionary women have played a significant role in the cultivation of…

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MOCA Launches the Fall Season with Five New Exhibitions

Tucson, AZ - MOCA is thrilled to announce our new fall openings, and with 5 new exhibitions there is something for everyone this fall at MOCA.  The Artist as Curator Drew Heitzler Golden State 27 September 2014-7 December 2014 MOCA was…

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This Week at Museum of Contemporary Art: 7 July - 13 July 2014

Current Exhibitions Great Hall - Blueprint Blueprint unites artist and architects with wide-ranging and disparate practices under a single, uniting theme: using the "blueprint" module to explore the origins of their practice. East Wing -…

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Janaina Tschäpe Floating Worlds Exhibition at MOCA Tucson

Tucson, AZ -- MOCA is pleased to announce our upcoming exhibition Janaina Tschäpe: Floating Worlds, a survey of the artist's video work from 2000 to 2014. Tschäpe is well known for work in a wide range of media: large scale drawings, paintings,…

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This Week at MOCA: 9 December - 15 December 2013

Winter Solstice Celebration & MOCA shop Holiday Sale Saturday 14 December 6-7pm MOCA members 7-8pm FREE for all   Join MOCA in celebrating the changing of the seasons with Mexican wedding cookies from Le Cave's, Abuelita's hot chocolate,…

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This Week at MOCA: 25 November - 1 December, 2013

FREE admission on Small Business Saturday!   Support local business this Saturday with exclusive deals in MOCAshop! Pick up one of a kind items for everyone on your holiday list and enjoy our current exhibitions with FREE admission to the Museum…

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This Week at MOCA: 28 October - 3 November, 2013

Curator Tour Friday 1 November 12pm Free for MOCA members, free with general admission   Shake up your lunchtime routine! Bring your lunch, dine al fresco on the Plaza and enjoy a brief curator's tour of the current exhibitions, Alois…

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This Week at MOCA: 14 October - 20 October, 2013

Alexis Gideon - Video Musics III: Floating Ocean Friday 18 October 7pm MOCA members FREE, $5 non-members As an animator, video artist, composer and performer, Gideon creates richly textured video operas that give audiences something that they…

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This Week at MOCA: 7 October - 13 October 2013

Dave Sayre Artist Talk Saturday 12 October 5:30pm MOCA members FREE, $5 non-members Join us for a conversation with artist Dave Sayre as he discusses his latest exhibition in MOCA's East Wing, How to Kill a Marvin Gaye Song. "To say Dave…

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This Week at MOCA: 30 September - 6 October 2013

Please note, all of MOCA's programs will continue this week, but we are closed for regular viewing hours as we put the finishing touches on our fall exhibitions. View or download the Fall 2013 Program guide here. Current MOCA Members are invited to…

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This Week at MOCA: August 19 - August 25, 2013

Great Hall Alois Kronschlaeger Untitled (Basin and Range) East Wing David Sayre How to Kill a Marvin Gaye Song Exhibition Opening Friday 4 October 6-7pm MOCA members only preview* *Due to the nature of the Great Hall installation, space is…

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MOCA Announces Fall Exhibitions - A Mountain Comes to the Great Hall!

Tucson, AZ - MOCA is thrilled to announce our fall exhibition line-up featuring Alois Kronschlaeger's Great Hall installation. Untitled (Basin and Range) and an exhibition of recent paintings and installations by Dave Sayre entitled How to Kill a…

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This Week at MOCA: July 15 - 21, 2013

MOCA presents Box by Coke Wisdom O'Neal Wednesday 17 July - Sunday 21 July 9-11am The artist will be photographing people from the Tucson community inside of the 24-foot tall structure and we want YOU to participate. Drop-in times available on a…

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This Week at MOCA: July 1 - July 7, 2013

Coke Wisdom O'Neal Box Exhibition Opening Celebration Saturday 13 July 7-8pm Member's Preview 8-9pm non Members welcome Join us in celebrating the opening of Coke Wisdom O'Neal's Box on the Plaza with food trucks and music! O'Neal's Box is an…

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This Week at MOCA: June 17 - June 23, 2013

Save the Date! 29 June 1pm The Elly Kay Fund presents and an artist talk with Chico MacMurtrie and Amorphic Robot Works to discuss the making of Chrysalis. The Art of Backyard Food Production - Part II: Home Fermentation Saturday 22 June 5pm …

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'Edible Baja Arizona' Launch Party at MOCA

Tucson, AZ -- The Museum of Contemporary Art is thrilled to announce that we will be hosting the official launch party of Edible Baja Arizona with a block party celebrating local Tucson musical and culinary talent. The event is free and open to the…

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Global Conglomerate D.I.M. Actions Through Redaction Program Presents Kenneth Shorr: Actions through Redaction

Global conglomerate D.I.M. Actions through Redaction program announces upcoming event at the Museum of Contemporary Art alternatively known as MOCA. Kenneth Cooper Shorr, known by art authorities as a person of interest but not an interesting…

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This Week at MOCA: March 18 - 24, 2013

Yoga @ MOCA Thursday 21 March 5:15pm Nourish your mind, body and soul practicing yoga among inspiring works of art with yogi Joanne Miller in MOCA's Great Hall! Joanne began her practice of yoga over 20 years ago in Colorado, and is a certified…

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This Week at MOCA: March 11 - 17, 2013

The Boneyard Project with special guest artist Kenny Scharf Saturday 16 March 5pm FREE for members, $15 non-members Seating is limited, Join us for a special event to learn more about Eric Firestone's Boneyard Project with the Pima Air &…

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This Week at MOCA: February 18 - 24, 2013

MOCA Lit presents: Art Reading / Reading Art: An Unbook Club in partnership with Hol Art Books Thursday 21 February 5pm Members FREE, non-members $5 Whether silently to ourselves, or aloud with companions, we often attempt to make meaning of new…

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Local Genius Talk: Rick Joy

Join us for the first of this season's Local Genius Talks - Rick Joy Architect Rick Joy is globally renowned for his innovative use of local, natural materials that link indigenous traditions with modernist principles and are exquisitely deployed…

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This Week at MOCA: 10 December - 16 December 2012

Peter Young Capitalist Masterpieces Exhibition Opening 6-7pm : Special Members-only Solstice celebration and advance preview Mexican hot chocolate, choice desserts, Food Fleet food truck, special sound performance by Dots & Loops inspired…

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MOCA Announces 2013 Local Genius Awardees

Tucson, AZ -- The Museum of Contemporary Art (MOCA) is pleased to announce the winners of the 3rd biennial MOCA Local Genius Award. The MOCA Local Genius Award honors those visionary and innovative Tucsonans whose activities have a global…

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This Week at MOCA: 26 November - 2 December

The Loft Cinema presents The Human Rights Watch Film Festival @ MOCA Tuesday 27 November 7pm FREE Admission for all Brother Number One "Deeply moving ... will move many to tears with details of what befell Kerry and millions of others at…

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MOCA to Announce 2013 Local Genius Awardees

Tucson, AZ---The Museum of Contemporary Art (MOCA) is pleased to announce the winners of the 3rd biennial MOCA Local Genius Award. The awardees will be announced at a live event the Plaza at MOCA, 265 South Church Avenue, Tucson, Arizona. The MOCA…

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