The largest, oldest and most prestigious gem and mineral show in the world.
The Tucson Gem and Mineral Show® has enjoyed international stature since the 1970s, and was the first gem and mineral show to bring the hobby enthusiast, the public, and the curator/professionals together for discovery and discussion.
The Tucson Gem and Mineral Society
proudly presents the
2019 Tucson Gem and Mineral Show®
“Wulfenite is Loved”
February 14–17, 2019
OPEN TO THE PUBLIC!! COME JOIN THE FUN!!
At the Tucson Convention Center
Check out the NEW floor plan - The Ballroom has General Retail Dealers!: Click here for a floor plan
Tickets available starting Thursday, January 16, 2019. Click here to be notified when more information is available.
2019 Tucson Gem and Mineral Show® Poster - “Wulfenite Is Loved” The offical “TGMS Show Poster” will be available at the TGMS Poster Booth, located in the Galleria of the Tucson Convention Center. Be sure to pick one up, it is going to be a “collector’s item!”
Interested in participating as a TGMS Dealer in 2019? Click Here!
For information on "Things To Do" - "Food & Drink" - "Hotel Accommodations" - "Events" in the City of Tucson while you are in town, use this link to answer all of your questions: VisitTucson
Show Retail Dealers
There are an estimated 250 Retail Dealers sharing the Exhibition Hall and the Grand Ballroom of the Tucson Convention Center. An unparalleled variety of mineral, fossil, jewelry, lapidary crafts and related publications are presented under one roof. Click Here!
Pictures of the 2018 Tucson Gem and Mineral Show®.
If you are interested in placing a "Competitive Exhibit" in the 2019 Tucson Gem and Mineral Show®: Applications are Closed
If you are interested in placing a "Guest" Exhibit in the 2019 Tucson Gem and Mineral Show®: Applications are Closed
Our Special & Guest Show Exhibits provide a rare window into private and museum collections of the mineral world's stars. It is with great pride that the Tucson Gem and Mineral Society and the Tucson Gem and Mineral Show® Committee showcase different treasures each year.
If you would like to participate in the TGMS Exhibit Case Endowment, use this link: exhibit case form.
ExAMPLES from Previous Shows
The Society and the Show Committee invite approximately 3,000 Arizona school students to attend the Tucson Gem and Mineral Show® free of charge with their teachers and chaperones. This affords the children a special opportunity to view the exhibits and shop with the Dealers on Friday morning of Show week.
To registration for the "School Visits Program” is now closed, join us next year!
The Tucson Gem and Mineral Show® features two separate annual events that focus on kids. The Society's hope is to create an impact on curious young minds, and share the delight in the science and beauty of minerals and related earth sciences. The Society and the Show Committee invite approximately 3000 elementary students to attend the Show. They are afforded a special opportunity to view the exhibits and shop with the Dealers. Additionally, over 2,000 children of all ages visit the special Jr. Education area, now in the south end of the Arena, where U of A SESS students share a wealth of mineral and earth sciences information, and answer their questions.
Lectures & Seminars
Lectures are held Thursday through Saturday of the Show week in the Maricopa, Mohave and Greenlee Meeting Rooms at the Tucson Convention Center.
The Arthur Roe Memorial Micromount Symposium is held on Friday, February 15th in the Maricopa/Mohave meeting rooms of the Tucson Convention Center. Don't forget to visit the MicroMineral Room in the Galleria!!
Saturday Night Program
The Saturday Night Dinner Program on February 16, 2019 will include a silent auction, buffet, awards ceremony, slide competition awards and a voice auction. For the evenings schedule and to order dinner tickets: Click Here for Saturday Night Dinner Information
Supporting Mineral and Earth Sciences Organizations
Non-profit mineral and earth sciences organizations are invited, at no cost to them, to participate at the show. Each organization staffs their own booth and meets with the public to share an abundance of information.