Northwest Tucson

CATALYST seeks to establish an inspiring, innovative place where people from all walks of life connect through the shared experience of arts and culture.


Programs & Services

SAACA offers a range of educational and events programming that focus on strengthening the bonds between people, place and purpose, through collaborative, arts-driven experiences.  Signature offerings include: 

- CATALYST Collaborative Arts & Maker Space at Tucson Mall 

- MOMENTUM Creative Cities Summit and Initiative for creative professionals 

- Year-round festivals and events that integrate food, music, the arts, and education 

- A membership program 

- An Arts and Business Committee and membership program 

- Arts and Healthcare partnerships in hospitals, medical facilities, and senior living communities 

- Annual magazine called Undercover Arts with editorials, advertising opportunities, and free arts and cultural listing directory

The organization also serves as an advocate for artists to shape decisions that contribute to building a larger, more inclusive community for creatives.

Prerequisites or Exclusions


Getting Connected

Register as an artist in our free listing directory, become a supporting member, volunteer at an event or our arts center, and attend one of our signature events.

Primary Contact

Kate Marquez

Additional Information

With over 200,000 arts-driven experiences created to date, we inspire creative solutions to promote a more resilient, empathic and vibrant community.

(520) 47- START

PO Box 1214

Tucson, Arizona


 Find out more

about how to submit

a new resource

for the guide

Submit Here >>

Thank you for your generous support 

Southern Arizona 

Leadership Council