ABOUT THE ART INSTITUTE
Conservation Through Art Education
Welcome to the Art Institute at the Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum.
The Art Institute at the Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum promotes conservation of the Sonoran Desert region through art classes, art exhibits and stewardship of the Museum art collection for the area residents and visitors from around the globe.
The Art Institute offers you quality education in an unparalleled setting. You are certain to enjoy the classes offered and the opportunity to develop or hone your artistic skills while you enhance your connection to the desert and its inhabitants.
ABOUT THE ARIZONA-SONORA DESERT MUSEUM
The mission of the Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum is to inspire people to live in harmony with the natural world by fostering love, appreciation and understanding of the Sonoran Desert.
The Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum is a zoo, natural history museum, botanical garden, art gallery, and aquarium located in Tucson, Arizona. It features 2 miles of walking paths traversing 21 acres of desert landscape, and is home to more than 230 animal species and 1,200 kinds of plants. The Museum is open 365 days a year, and sees nearly 400,000 visitors annually. Learn more about the Desert Museum.