June is here and summer is just around the bend! What are your plans? Here are some of ours:
The Retablo of Ciudad Rodrigo at UA Museum of Art
The Altarpiece of Ciudad Rodrigo is a jewel of the University of Arizona Museum of Art’s collection and one of the most important works produced in 15th-century Spain. This altarpiece, also called a retablo, was made for the cathedral of the city (Ciudad) Rodrigo in the province of Salamanca, Spain, between the years 1480 and 1488, and after 1493. This exhibit is on permanent display, Tuesday-Sunday, at the University of Arizona Museum of Art.
First Friday Family Funday at the Farmers Market
First Friday Family Fundays at the Farmers Market is back! Summer is here and it’s time for Heirloom Farmers Markets to team up with Trail Dust Town (Home of Pinnacle Peak) for family fun at the farmers market! On the first Friday of each month (June 1 – August 3) visit 20 local food vendors and enjoy family access to the carnival setting at Trail Dust Town. Don’t miss our special Summers End Celebration on July 27.
Museum of Contemporary Art (MOCA) Summer Exhibition
A Blue Star Museum that offers free admission to active-duty military and their family, Memorial Day through Labor Day, Tucson’s Museum of Contemporary Art (MOCA) presents a new exhibit in time for summer: Folkert de Jong – Last Nation explores themes of global conquest, particularly events tied to The Netherlands yet mirrored and understood within a U.S. historical context. This exhibition features notable sculptures, installations, and paintings from the artist’s oeuvre, exploring the recurring self-destructive tendency of humanity.
FC Tucson Women’s Soccer Double Header Weekend
FC Tucson Women’s Professional Soccer League (WPSL) will take on the SD Parceiro Ladies on Friday, Jun 1st and San Diego Sealions women’s soccer on Saturday, Jun 2nd, at Kino Sports North Stadium. Gates open 1 hour before kickoff.
Summer Safari Night–Reid Park Zoo
Enjoy summer’s cooler evening temperatures at the Reid Park Zoo’s themed nights featuring live music, different zookeeper chats, animal encounters, sponsor booths, and wildlife activities. The bands and animal themes will change each week, so be sure to mark your calendar for every Friday, May 18 – Aug 3.