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“Come with an open mind and desire to waste $8 admission fee”

Museum of Contemporary Art
Ranked #122 of 288 things to do in Tucson
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Owner description: MOCA is Southern Arizona's only museum devoted exclusively to exploring the cutting edge art of our time. Through varied programs, MOCA supports the critical interpretation and display of contemporary art in service to the community as a public trust. Since beginning to program as a museum in 2003, MOCA has presented the work of nearly 250 artists and thinkers, 90% of them Tucsonans. MOCA is committed to thinking globally, acting locally and engaging with the ethics and aesthetics of contemporary life. MOCA is funded in part by the National Endowment for the Arts, The Andy Warhol Foundation for the Visual Arts, The Arizona Commission on the Arts, and its members.
Sioux Falls, South Dakota
Level 5 Contributor
63 reviews
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“Come with an open mind and desire to waste $8 admission fee”
Reviewed 25 January 2011

If you think garbage is an art form, this is the place for you. We were thinking exhibits like MOMA but this is extreme. I would be willing to guess 99% of people who go here feel ripped off. The large firehouse is nearly empty, except for a lone car in the middle and a few scant pieces of "trash" on the walls. The staff said this was "contemporary" art , not modern art like MOMA. I've been to museums worldwide and never felt so ripped off in my life.

Visited January 2011
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Tucson, Arizona
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“The new fire house location for moca is...”
Reviewed 11 April 2010

The new fire house location for moca is incredible! The Great Hall space is perfect for large works and the music performances are awesome. Congrats, moca!

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