Join mid-century urban historian Carlos Lozano and Ignite Sign Art Museum founder and Cook and Company Sign Maker CEO Jude Cook for a tour of Tucson's Vintage Neon Signs. This tour will provide an in-depth look at Tucson’s Neon History and efforts to restore and save this disappearing 20th century industrial art. In sunset into evening tour will investigate design trends in 20th century signage by examining beautiful vintage examples of the Old Pueblo’s neon.
Tickets to this event included admission to the Ignite Sign Art Museum.
Carlos Lozano served for 8 years on the Tucson-Pima County Historical Commission and chaired the subcommittee which amended the sign code to allow and encourage preservation of vintage signs. He has studied neon glassblowing and illuminated sculpture at The Crucible in Oakland CA. He is founder of VanishingTucson.com, an interactive website with over 1000 members.
Jude Cook established Cook & Company Sign Makers and for over 40 years has been making engaging and designing signs in Tucson. His company has resorted dozens of Tucson’s iconic neon signs. He has worked to advocate for preservation of Tucson Neon serving on the city Sign Code Committee and help create the City’s historic landmark sign code. In 2018 Cook and his wife Monica founded the Ignite Sign Art Museum.
Tickets to this event included admission to the Ignite Neon Museum.
Tickets to this event are not included in the VIP Ticket.