The Tucson Museum of Art and Historic Block, which is celebrating its 95th anniversary, received a gift last month of $1.5 million from longtime museum benefactors Alice and Paul Baker to support art education at the museum. The TMA Education Center will be renovated and renamed the Alice Baker Center for Art Education, to recognize her long-term commitment to TMA as a trustee. The Bakers also intend to donate all or part of their collection of pre-Columbian and Latin American art to the museum.
Hotel Congress kicked off its Copper Jubilee celebration of 100 years last month. Celebrations will continue through December 2019 and will include art exhibits, lecture series and signature events, as well as historical and modern additions to the hotel.
Maynards Market & Kitchen celebrated its 10th anniversary with a commemorative wine dinner Dec. 6.