Maria Luisa Teña created and maintains Tucson Museum of Art's El Naciemento shown here on Tuesday, December 6, 2005. The display was begun in the late 1970s and Tena sets it up and adds to it each year.
Anita Antone weaves a basket as people watch at La Fiesta de Tumacacori 12/1/01 in Tumacacori.
Maria Luisa Leon Teña learned the art from her mother.
The Biblical scope of the nacimiento ranges from scenes taken from Genesis through early events as Jesus begins his ministry. There are also some folk-life scenes.
Beth and Michael Kasser, Sept. 19, 2004. Photo courtesy of Arizona Theatre Company.
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The late 18th/early 19th C. wrought iron standing broiler sold for $6,150 recently at Skinner in Massachusetts.
The 7-year-old's artwork will be featured on a postage stamp.
A large clay olla painted by Laurette Lovell contains scenes of Arizona Indians, Casa Grande and Mission San Xavier del Bac.
Nicky is getting up in age — he’s 11 — and his face is scarred, possibly because he was used as a bait dog.
Dolores Huerta y un mural de César Chávez
Foto por Benjie Sanders / La Estrella de TucsónDolores Huerta, cofundadora de la Unión de Campesinos de América, en una foto de archivo.
The painting of three pointers in a landscape brought $52,500 at Bonhams New York recently.
Oxen are used to haul stones during construction of the Washington Monument, 1854. Lack of money and political dissension held up the work until 1876. (AP Photo)
The capstone of the Washington Monument is set by workmen, 1884. (AP Photo)
Two major conventions, one established and the other still growing, will take place in Tucson next month.
A work of origami, or paper folding, is shown on display during the origami convention in Tokyo, Friday, Aug. 20, 2004. Showcasing a renaissance in the ancient Japanese art of origami, some of the best paper-folders in the world descended on Tokyo on Friday for a three-day competition and co…
An origami praying mantis a the Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum by master American origami artist Michael LaFosse.
Actress-comedian Carol Burnett peeks around canvas to watch artist Dmitri Vails work on her portrait on Jan. 9, 1963. The Dallas, Texas portrait painter has become well known as a painter of people in show business. (AP Photo)
Actress Carol Burnett is beside herself in the form of a bust sculptured by actress sculptor Deli Salvi. Carol, TV?s ?The Lovable Nut,? had to learn a bit about sculpting for a scene in her first movie, shot on March 28, 1963 in Hollywood. Her tutor is Miss Salvi. The film is ?Who?s Been Sle…