Monday, July 25, 2016

High Corbett Days

Posted By on Mon, Jul 25, 2016 at 12:14 PM

Celebrate the J. Knox Corbett House all month long with the Tucson Museum of Art. 

TUCSON MUSEUM OF ART
  • Tucson Museum of Art
From Tuesday, July 26 to Friday, Aug. 26 the TMA will be holding events to celebrate a local treasure and significant part of the TMA and Historic Block.

An elegant stucco covered brick two-story structure built in mission revival style, the J. Knox Corbett House was completed in 1906 and inhabited by the Corbett family for 56 years. 

Completely refurbished, the house now features an extensive collection of unique and decorative objects from the arts and crafts era.

Know as a social hub in Tucson, the Corbett House Days will not only bring the property to life again by celebrating it's history, they will also bring funds to the Museum's Historic Block Restoration Fund.

The Corbett House Days program and events are as follows:

Daily tours, Tuesday, July 26 to Friday, Aug. 26
Tuesday through Sunday, 1 p.m.
Wednesday, 11 a.m. and 1 p.m.
Free with museum admission

Free First Thursday, Corbett House by Twilight
Thursday, Aug. 4, 5 to 8 p.m.
Enjoy a special twilight tour of the house at 6 p.m. and then relax in the gardens and enjoy live music on the Corbett house porch at 7 p.m.

Restore + Celebrate
Friday, Aug. 26, 6 to 8 p.m., $50 a person
The evening will begin with a champagne toast on the Corbett House grounds, with a dine followed in the museum lobby catered by Cafe a la C' Art. Enjoy live music and a special presentation by Christine Brindza, Glasser Curator of Art of the American West while you dine. 


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