Sunday, August 15, 2010


This fall the Tucson Pima Arts Council and Hotel Congress will partner to co-produce the 2010 HoCo Family Arts Festival. The festival will take place on Toole Ave, 5th Ave, at the Hotel Congress and Maynard's Market, animating the streets and experience of downtown Tucson, Arizona with live music, performance, interactivity, food, non-profit and for profit arts organizations and more. You won’t want to miss participating in the fun!  

The Tucson Pima Arts Council is now accepting applications, link to the on-line application form below, and get involved in this new public private partnership.

For more information, questions or concerns contact: Leia Maahs, Community Cultural Development Manager at 520-624-0595 ext. 19 or


Deadline: Wednesday, August 18, 2010, at 4:00 p.m.  Pioneer Building Exhibitions

The owner of the historic Pioneer Building in downtown Tucson, in collaboration with the TPAC invites PimaCounty artists to submit proposals to display artwork in the entrance lobby, the Arts Council meeting room off the lobby, and outside the offices of the Arts Council on the third floor of the building. Artists may propose a solo exhibition or a small-group exhibition with other artists.

Proposal requirements and more information on the opportunity and how to apply are available on the TPAC homepage  The deadline for proposals is Wednesday, August 18, 2010, at 4:00 p.m.

If you require more information, you may contact David Hoyt Johnson at 520.624.0595 ext. 15 or at


Fall Open Studio Tour Registration Ends August 26th. 

Go to the TPAC homepage at and click on Open Studio Tour to complete the application.

The tour is set for Saturday November 13 and Sunday November 14th.  Final deadline for registration is Thursday August 26th.  Fee is $55.00.  If you or your business is interested in becoming an OST sponsor contact Sally Krommes at or call 624-0595 #16 to learn about the promotional opportunities of sponsorship.  Special thanks to Henry and the great team at Sarnoff Artist Materials for being an OST sponsor for three years in a row. For more information on how to apply, and what the tour is about please go to our home page