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Art can create a sense of cultural and civic belonging, and can animate and engage community spaces like nothing else can.

'Creative Placemaking' Helping Define Urban Core

Tucson artists hope downtown is not only a destination venue, but a place of 'belonging.'

Art can create a sense of cultural and civic belonging, and can animate and engage community spaces like nothing else can.

Creativity Can Unify Communities

A look into 'placemaking," a concept that believes art can create a sense of belonging in a community.

The University of Arizona Museum of Art opens an exhibition entitled, 'No Ordinary Place'.

Exhibition Explores Meaning of Place

Artists questioned and explored connections to each other and our surroundings.

Front porches all over the Armory Park Historic District come alive with live music.

Festival Showcases Historic Neighborhood

The Armory Park neighborhood event used porches and music to highlight the area.

The corner of Broadway and Country Club is alive with activity along the historic "Sunshine Mile".

Tucson Architectural History in 2-Mile Stretch

Broadway from Euclid to Country Club a 'really important corridor' displaying mid-century modernism.

Artist and author Joanna Frueh talks about her latest work, "A Short Story About a Big Healing".

Artist Shares Breast Cancer Survival Story in Book

Joanna Frueh underwent a double mastectomy, less than a year later she published her eighth work.

Arts Brigade mural projects are designed to mitigate blight such as graffiti and gang activity in communities.

Tucson Arts Brigade Seeks to Engage Communities Through Art

Murals tell history of neighborhood, provide catalyst for overcoming difficulties.

Museum Launches Historical Textile Databases

The organized collections of data include pieces from the Pueblo, Navajo and Spanish-American cultures.

Metasebiya Tefera is an artist participating in an exhibition called Museum as Sanctuary: Giving Voice to Tucson’s Refugees.

Exhibition Gives Refugees a Voice

'Museum as Sanctuary' features work by people affected by traumatic life experiences.

A former mining-company headquarters building has been turned into the Process Museum.

Museum Explores Art Process

"It's more about the mind of the artist while they make art," director says.

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Arizona Spotlight: June 28, 2013

Cell phone problems on Mt. Lemmon; monsoon art; Chris Dashiell on 'Ace In The Hole; more

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Arizona Spotlight: June 14, 2013

Transgender poets find new expression; re-thinking Border Patrol's use of force; more

People eating at Cafe Desta a cafe owned and managed by refugees.

Ethiopian Restaurant Seeks to Empower Refugees

Collective business model as path to ownership way for new residents to invest in community.

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Arizona Spotlight: June 7, 2013

Agencies collaborate for wildfire season; a conversation with Brazilian band Os Mutantes; more

A new culinary arts magazine seeks to establish itself in southern Arizona.

New Magazine Seeks to Highlight Regional Food Traditions

'Edible Baja Arizona' is about 'how food and culture intersect,' editor/publisher says.

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Arizona Spotlight: May 31, 2013

'Matters of Principal,' Part 4; The Splendid Table's Lynne Rossetto Kasper; more

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