Digital Programs

MOCA Tucson believes in the power of art to connect and inspire. In this spirit, we have developed several free programs to offer during this time of social distancing that celebrate the talents of Tucson’s creative community and offer ways to stay engaged with the Museum from home.


ArtNow! with Jibade-Khalil Huffman

September 22, 12pm PT via Zoom, FREE 

Join us for an artist talk with MOCA’s current exhibiting artist, Jibade-Khalil Huffman. His installation Action Painting is on view at MOCA through September 27. Learn more

Find out more and register for ArtNow!


Stay Gold: The Queer Imaginary

Tuesdays, October 6–December 8
5:00–6:30pm PT via Zoom, FREE 

Stay Gold is an intergenerational LGBTQIA+ arts program that takes place over the course of 10 weeks on Zoom. Program participants in Stay Gold will learn about installation art, receive a kit with the materials needed to create mini-installations, and learn new skills as they move through the process.

Find Out more and register for Stay Gold


5 Minute Film Fest

5MFF celebrates the creativity of artists making film and video in Arizona. AZ residents were invited to submit their video art––clocking in at 5 minutes or under––to our juried, short-form, online festival. The 1st, 2nd & 3rd place winners will receive a cash prize thanks to the our event partner The UA Hanson FilmTV Institute.

Find out more and watch the festival


Activities

MOCA invited a group of local artists to submit line drawings in their unique styles for a Museum-curated coloring book. Download the PDF below to your desktop, print at home, color, and share. Tag @mocatucson and we will repost your creations!

Download Coloring Book

This at-home project gives step-by-step instructions to create your own flipbook animation, inspired by Diana Shpungin’s drawings and videos. For inspiration watch Shpungin’s work in action, now available online, here.

Download Flipbook Activity

This creative activity highlights the work of Amir H. Fallah and his exhibition at MOCA Tucson, Scatter My Ashes on Foreign Lands. Using Fallah’s masterful work as inspiration, this activity gives you step-by-step instructions on how to create a still life using objects found easily in your home. 

Download Still Life Activity

Create your own text blocks and become as witty with language as Gary Setzer with this playful and interactive game that the whole family can enjoy! Check out more about Gary Setzer’s MOCA Tucson exhibition: The Unique Title of this Museum Exhibition Differentiates it from Other Exhibitions Produced by the Artist While It Simultaneously Hints at the Substance of the Artwork it Contains

Download Word Play Activity