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Tucson Meet Yourself Folklife Festival Returns with an In-person Scaled-back Event

The 48th Annual Tucson Meet Yourself (TMY) Folklife Festival returns to downtown Tucson Oct. 8, 9, and 10, allowing the public to reconnect with its diverse and distinct cultures. As always, innovation and adaptation are emblematic of shifting traditions, and this year festival organizers have redesigned the event to prioritize the safety of artists, vendors, and the community at large. Organized by the Southwest Folklife Alliance, this year’s TMY will be held on Jácome Plaza and the surrounding blocks of Stone Avenue, Church Avenue, and Pennington Street. Casino del Sol is back this year as the festival’s title sponsor after…

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Tucson Museum of Art features work by three generations of the Wyeth family

Tucson Museum of Art and Historic Block (TMA) celebrates a century of American Realism in The Wyeths: Three Generations | Works from the Bank of America Collection. The exhibition is scheduled to open on January 21, 2021 and run through May 9, 2021. For three generations, the Wyeths have created art that captures the imagination and admiration of a wide audience. This exhibition presents more than sixty paintings, drawings and illustrations by N.C. (Newell Convers) Wyeth, his son Andrew Wyeth and his grandson Jamie Wyeth. The works span most of the 20th century in American Realism, revealing the breadth of the Wyeth family’s creative output, and illuminate both common themes within the works and the artists’ individual styles. “This collection…