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Posted On:
November 25, 2019
at 2:57 pm

Author:
Jasper Pena

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SAACA announces opening date and December programming for new 14,000 square foot CATALYST Collaborative Arts & Maker Space at the Tucson Mall

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OPENING DECEMBER 3, 2019 @ TUCSON MALL
  • CONCERTS, SPECIAL EVENT & PERFORMANCE VENUE
  • ART EXHIBITIONS
  • ARTS & CRAFTS STUDIO 
  • TEACHING KITCHEN
  • ROBOTICS & ENGINEERING LAB
  • MUSIC & DIGITAL ARTS STUDIO
  • COMMUNITY ROOM
  • COWORKING FOR CREATIVES
  • CLASSES & INSTRUCTION
The Southern Arizona Arts & Cultural Alliance is proud to announce our largest community investment project to date. We conceived the CATALYST collaborative arts & maker space because to fulfill a need for dedicated community space that could uplift, connect and build stronger collaborations within our creative sector.  

WHAT

CATALYST is a first-of-its-kind innovative space where culture, collaboration and community intersect.

Combining over 14,000 square feet of flexible learning, performance, gathering and maker spaces which highlight over 30 disciplines, CATALYST is a space for all ages and forms of creativity to flourish.

OUR PURPOSE & VISION

To establish an inspiring, innovative place where people from all walks of life connect through the shared experience of arts and culture. By bringing diverse groups of people together, this new center nurtures shared learning and understanding – of both the value of individuals and the power of community.

This center will serve as an active partner in the educational, economic and cultural life in Southern Arizona; inviting discovery, creativity, entrepreneurship and learning through collaboration.

We are group of passionate leaders and members of the community dedicated to building a space which could function as a regenerative hub for all disciplines, functions and new creative collaborations in our community. ​​

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  • Teaching Kitchen
  • Arts & Crafts Studio
  • Music & Digital Arts Studio
  • Robotics & Engineering Lab
  • Community Room
  • Concert, Performance & Event Spaces
  • ​Coworking for Creatives

GETTING TO CATALYST

Opening December 3, 2019, CATALYST is located in the heart of the Tucson Mall, on the lower level, between Sears and Dillard’s in the former Gap/Gap Kids space.

CATALYST Collaborative Arts & Maker Space
TUCSON MALL
4500 North Oracle Road, Suite 110
​Tucson, AZ 85705
(520) 797-3959

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MAP & DRIVING DIRECTIONS

HOURS

The CATALYST space is open outside of the above hours for special events, private classes, full rent outs and employee development training.  The SAACA Offices are located at the new CATALYST space, opening to the public on December 3, 2019.  Offices are now available by appointment.

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