Silent Auction at WomanKraft Saturday, June 23rd 7-9 pm

Please just WomanKraft on Saturday, June 29th from 7-9 PM

for an all new fundraising endeavor!

WomanKraft hosts a Silent Auction

 

Please join us for an evening of socializing, art gazing, and bidding!

Many fine items will be up for auction, including:

-$125 gift basket of art supplies from Arizona Art Supply,
-Brand new full size easel from Arizona Art Supply,
-4 Guest Passes to Tohono Chul
-Plants from a Pima County Master Gardener,
-Signed first edition Barbara Kingsolver books, (High Tide in Tucson, Prodigal Summer )
-Walt Whitman’s Leaves of Grass first edition also signed,
-Roamin’ by Wiley Oakley (signed)
-Gift certificates to Sarnoff Art Supply ($25),
-Gift certificates for 7 free rentals at  Casa Video,
– Dichroic Art piece from Tucson Stained Glass,
-Couple’s membership to The Loft Cinema,
-Goodies from The Gloo Factory print shop,
-Gift basket from The Food Conspiracy Co Op
-A Mug from Revolutionary Grounds Coffee Shop
-10 Class Punch Card from 4th Avenue Yoga
-2 Tickets to upcoming concert Jenni and the Mexicats at 191 Toole
-Gift Certificate to Antigone Books
-Dinner for two at Texas Roadhouse
-A Southwestern Home Bar (Donated by Board Member)
-Gift Certificate for 2 lanes and 2 hours at a Vantage Bowling Center
-A Purse by Laural Burch
-A Flintstones original Animation Cell
-Migratory Bird Stamp and corresponding original Watercolor for Federal Migratory Bird Artist Stamp Series
-Hand Painted Nesting Dolls Set

Don’t miss this opportunity to enjoy art, support WomanKraft and maybe win something wonderful.
Refreshments and drinks will be served.

For more information feel free to call (520)629-9976 x 1 or stop on by the gallery Wednesday – Saturday from 1-5 PM.
388 S. Stone Ave. Tucson, AZ 85705

The Arizona Historical Society Visits WomanKraft

The Arizona Historical Society is visiting WomanKraft this Saturday.

Join us Saturday, June 9th from 1-3 PM for a very special a discussion about how artists can preserve their process and work for an archival donation.

Get Educated, Document your Work

  • Join us in welcoming the Arizona Historical Society as Archivist and Librarian Kate Fitzpatrick and colleague Rachel Black lead a discussion about how artists can preserve their process and work for an archival donation and do a Q&A for specific questions.
  • ARTISTS, this is for you! Get educated on how archives function and the importance of documenting your work for posterity.
  • Suggested donation: $5 general public, $3 non-members

 

The Arizona Historical Society

AHS serves as the steward of state history, fulfilling its mission to collect, preserve, interpret, and disseminate the history of Arizona and the West.

 

388 S. Stone Avenue Tucson, Arizona 85701

 

Our current exhibit, “Waste Not Want Not” will be on display in the gallery during this event. Featuring work by local artists using recycled plastic as their predominant theme and media, this body of work is thought provoking, innovative and good for the planet. See this exhibit every Wednesday through Saturday 1-5 PM.

WomanKraft hosts A Silent Auction Friday, June 23rd from 7-9 PM. Please join us for this exciting new fundraiser where items open for bidding will include a signed first edition of Leaves of Grass by Walt Whitman, gift certificates from 4th Avenue Yoga, Vantage Bowling Center, Casa Video, a $125 gift basket of art supplies from Arizona Art Supply, a Couple’s Membership to 191 Toole, and many more incredible items and opportunities

Upcoming Events @ WomanKraft!

BINGO AT WOMANKRAFT

Summer is HERE and it’s BINGO TIME!

Join us for a nice, refreshing, air-conditioned evening of fun!

Entry is $5 General public, $3 WomanKraft members

Friday, May 25th, 7:00 – 9:00pm

With your entry price you get your 1st Bingo card. Additional cards are $1 each! Traditionally some bingo games have one big prize jackpot, but we are looking to spread the win! We will be playing multiple rounds of bingo with multiple winners. Prizes include plants, art, delicious homemade treats… and more! Come try your luck, in a relaxed, fun and art-filled atmosphere. Enjoy an evening where you can help support your favorite non-profit! We can’t guarantee you a win, but we can guarantee you a good time! Refreshments will be served.

 

WomanKraft Art Center, 388 S. Stone Ave. Tucson, AZ 85701

(520) 629-9976 www.womankraft.org

CALL TO ARTISTS / NEW EXHIBIT ‘Waste Not Want Not’

June 2 – July 28, 2018:
Evening Receptions June 2nd and July 7th, 7-10 PM

Upcoming exhibition: Let’s be creative by recycling with purpose and create artwork made from predominantly recycled plastics. Water bottles, packaging, car parts, toys, plexi-glass, food containers, or any other “disposable” plastic materials that will be hanging around this planet for a long time coming. Art can make a difference, let’s try looking at plastic from a new perspective. Deadline for submissions: May 26th. Interested in exhibiting? Call (520) 629-9976 Ext. 3 for appointments with Director of Exhibits Zoe Rhyne. 

The WomanKraft Art Center, a local non-profit grassroots organization, is hosting an all new exhibit featuring local artists. The Exhibit is entitled WASTE NOT WANT NOT, and  encourages artist to get creative by recycling with purpose. Featuring artwork made from predominantly recycled plastics like water bottles, packaging, toys, plexi-glass, or any other “disposable” plastic materials that are sure to be on the planet for a long time to come. Art can make a difference, let’s try looking at plastic from a new perspective. If you are interested in exhibiting, the deadline for submissions is May 26th.

 

 

WomanKraft Art Center, 388 S. Stone Ave. Tucson, AZ 85701

(520) 629-9976 www.womankraft.org

Special Event at WomanKraft featuring the Arizona Historical Society

Saturday, June 9th 1-3 PM.

Here’s a public opportunity to get educated on how archives function and the importance of documenting artwork for posterity. Archivist and librarian Kate Fitzpatrick and colleague Rachel Black will be visiting WomanKraft on Saturday, June 9th from 1-3 pm to share a presentation and and discuss the importance of archives and what AHS does. 

Suggested donation: $5 general public, $3 non-members 

The WomanKraft Art Center is partnering with the Arizona Historical Society for a special event open to the public about archives. Artists, listen up!! Archives can seem impenetrable to those not familiar with them already, and AHS wants to do as much as they can to educate folks on how archives function and the importance of documenting their work for posterity. 

Archivist and librarian Kate Fitzpatrick and colleague Rachael Black will be visiting WomanKraft on Saturday, June 9th from 1-3 PM to share a presentation and discuss the importance of archives and what AHS does. Suggested Donation: $3 Members, $5 Non-members. 

Bingo Night @ the Gallery!

BINGO NIGHT AT WOMANKRAFT!

If you haven’t BIN…
you should GO!
Entry is $5 General public, $3 WomanKraft members

Friday, April 27th, 7:00 – 9:00pm

With your entry price you get your 1st Bingo card. Additional cards are $1 each! Traditionally some bingo games have one big prize jackpot, but we are looking to spread the win! We will be playing multiple rounds of bingo with multiple winners.

Prizes include plants, art, delicious homemade treats… and more!

Come try your luck, in a relaxed, fun and art-filled atmosphere. Enjoy an evening where you can help support your favorite non-profit! We can’t guarantee you a win, but we can guarantee you a good time! Refreshments will be served.

Where: WomanKraft Art Center – 388 S. Stone Ave. Tucson, AZ 85701 *Just 4 blocks South of Broadway Blvd. on Stone Ave.

When: Friday, April 27th, 7-9 PM

Cost: $5 General public, $3 WomanKraft members

(520) 629-9976 www.womankraft.org

“Out of this World” Reception Night THIS Saturday!!

‘OUT OF THIS WORLD’

Featuring work by local artists inspired by the vastness of space..

Galaxies, nebulas, stars, planets, alien creatures, constellations, and astrology!

Saturday, March 3rd,
7:00 – 10:00 pm

With special preview performance
by the Esperanza Dance Project!!

The event will be  FAR OUT…

  • Evening Reception: Saturday, March 3rd, from 7-10 PM
  • 388 S. Stone Ave. Tucson, Arizona, (just 4 blocks South of Broadway Blvd.)
  • Regular gallery hours are every Wednesday – Saturday, from 1 – 5 PM..
  • Call (520)629-9976 for additional information

“Gemini” by Tony Di Angelis

Special Surprise Performance at the Reception!!

At the Reception this Saturday Night, the Esperanza Dance Project will be making a surprise appearance with a preview of choreography created for the upcoming fundraiser on March 10th. WE ARE SO EXCITED! LIVE DANCE!

more info @ www.esperanzadanceproject.com

Regular Gallery Hours: Every Wednesday through Saturday, 1:00 – 5:00 PM.
Free and open to the public.

Please join WomanKraft in celebrating this exciting exhibit with an evening reception this weekend at 388 S. Stone Avenue. This exhibit, “Out of this World”, will feature a variety of work by local artists exploring the theme of space, outer space, magical mystical astronomical anomalies and more! All mediums.

Esperanza Dance Project Performance Fundraiser @ WomanKraft

 

Two local non-profit arts organizations, The Esperanza Dance Project and the WomanKraft Art Center, are holding a multi-dimensional performance fundraiser on March 10th at the WomanKraft Art Center!/

Special fundraising performance will be held at the WomanKraft Art Center ‘Castle’,
located at  388 S. Stone Avenue, Tucson. Please join us for a very special performance and reception on Saturday, March 10th, from 2 to 6pm. Esperanza company members will present and perform brand new choreography specific to WomanKraft’s unique performance spaces. Audience members will be taken on a guided tour to view 6 mini performances by the dancers, as well as a featured section from Esperanza’s multimedia performance, “House of Hope”.

Suggested donation is $10.

Performances will be held from 2-4pm with an evening reception in the gallery from 4-6pm
for an chance to open conversations on topics pertaining to both organizations.

Find out more about this event by contacting WomanKraft directly at (520)629-9976
and learn more about the Esperanza Dance Project at www.esperanzadanceproject.org

Where: WomanKraft Art Center, 388 S. Stone Ave. Tucson, AZ 85701

When: Saturday, March 10th. Performances 2-4 PM, Reception 4-6 PM.

 

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CALL TO ARTISTS!

WomanKraft Art Center, located at 388 S. Stone Ave. Tucson, AZ 85701 currently has a CALL TO LOCAL ARTISTS!

CALL TO ARTISTS: ‘Drawing Down the Muse’

Upcoming exhibition: This is the 26th annual women’s only exhibit “Drawing Down the Muse”, by and for local women artists. Come and join us in the celebration of our divine feminine power. All mediums and subject matter accepted. Deadline for submissions: March 24th. Interested in exhibiting? Call (520) 629-9976 Ext. 3 for appointments with Director of Exhibits Zoe Rhyne. 

The Rummage Sale is HERE!!

The Rummage Sale, WomanKraft’s largest indoor two day fundraiser, is happening this very weekend in Tucson!

Friday and Saturday, January 19th and 20th, 8:00 am to 4:00 pm

The Rummage Sale is HERE!

Join us this very Friday, January 19 and Saturday, January 20, 2018
both days from 8:00 AM to 4:00 PM!

388 S. Stone Ave. Tucson, Arizona 85701

 The sale will be held inside, spreading throughout our entire gallery space.
See above for some preparation shots from our hard working volunteers!

WHERE: 388 south Stone Avenue – just 4 blocks south of ‘city center’, Broadway Blvd and Stone Avenue, on the West side of the street, directly across the street from Casa Vicente Spanish Restaurant, and the Downtown Motor Hotel “Apartments”

WHEN: Friday, January 19 and Saturday January 20th, both days 8 A.M.– 4 P.M.
NO EARLY BIRDS.

WHAT: All kinds of great things! We promise you’ll find something you just can’t live without! From toys, decorations, art books, novels, kitchen utensils, a huge variety of art supplies, technology and clothing.. there is something for everyone. The sale will be held indoors, inside the gallery space for your shopping comfort!! Come more than once! And tell your friends!!

 

CALL TO ARTISTS… “OUT OF THIS WORLD”
February 3 – March 31, 2018 
Receptions: February 3 + March 3, 2018.

Our glorious planet is ever inspiring in her diversity, let’s look even further past our Earth, and into the vastness of space! Galaxies, nebulas, stars, planets, alien creatures or worlds, constellations, astrology! The possibilities are only limited by your imagination. All mediums accepted.
Deadline for submissions: January 20, 2018.

(520) 629-9976 Ext #3 for appointments

The Castle Voice is here!! New CALL TO ARTISTS, and Rummage Sale UPDATE!

The newest edition of THE CASTLE VOICE IS HERE!!

Good for the months of January through April, 2018, the Castle Voice contains all of the pertinent details of events, classes and workshops and other exciting news from the WomanKraft Art Center. Click on the cover below to download your very own copy!!

Castle Voice Jan-Apr 2018 COVER

Also, the INDOOR RUMMAGE SALE is almost here!!

RUMMAGE-JAN-2018

WomanKraft Art Center is hosting a huge indoor RUMMAGE SALE!!

WHERE: 388 S. Stone Ave. Tucson, AZ 85701
WHEN: Friday, January 19th and Saturday January 20th, both days 8:00 AM -4:00 PM *No early birds!!*

WomanKraft, a 501 (c)3 non-profit arts organization hosts it’s bi-annual largest fundraiser.

WHAT: SUPPORT a local 501(c)3 non-profit organization at WomanKraft’s LARGEST bi-annual fundraiser, THE INDOOR RUMMAGE SALE!! We promise you’ll find something you just can’t live without! From toys, decorations, collection of art books, novels, and kitchen utensils, a huge variety of art supplies, technology and clothing.. there is something for everyone. The sale will be held inside the warm gallery for your shopping comfort!! Come more than once! And tell your friends!

 From toys, decorations, collection of art books, novels, and kitchen utensils, a huge variety of art supplies, tools, records, a keyboard, fancy furniture, not so fancy lamps, everything that is missing from you dream kitchen, technology goodies and clothing.. there is something for everyone. Come more than once! And please tell your friends!

THE SALE RUNS Friday and Saturday, January 19 + 20th, 8am – 4pm both days. 

Please call (520)629-9976 ext. 1 for details and to schedule participation. Volunteers needed!

and there is a current CALL TO ARTISTS
For “OUT OF THIS WORLD”

February 3 – March 31, 2018: OUT OF THIS WORLD
Receptions: February 3 + March 3, 2018.
Our glorious planet is ever inspiring in her diversity, let’s look even further past our Earth, and into the vastness of space! Galaxies, nebulas, stars, planets, alien creatures or worlds, constellations, astrology! The possibilities are only limited by your imagination. All mediums accepted.

Deadline for submissions: January 20, 2018.

Are you an artist interested in exhibiting with WomanKraft? Call 629-9976 ext. 3 for appointments with Director of Exhibits, Zoe Rhyne or to speak to her in person call Thursday or Friday 1-5pm. Artists please note: Shows are filled from first to respond. Deadlines indicated the last day works will be viewed, not the first. Hence, make contact A.S.A.P.

The RUMMAGE SALE is here!! and so is the CASTLE VOICE!

WomanKraft Art Center  presents THE RUMMAGE SALE!! 

RUMMAGE-AUG-2017
WHERE: 388 S. Stone Ave. Tucson
WHEN: Friday, August 18 and Saturday August 19th, both days 8:00 AM – 4:00 PM

WHAT: SUPPORT a local 501(c)3 non-profit organization at WomanKraft’s LARGEST bi-annual fundraiser, THE INDOOR RUMMAGE SALE!!
*We promise you’ll find something you just can’t live without! From toys, decorations, art books, novels, kitchen utensils, a huge variety of art supplies, technology and clothing.. there is something for everyone. The sale will be held inside the air-conditioned gallery for your shopping comfort!! Come more than once! And tell your friends!

ONE MORE TIME: THE RUMMAGE SALE RUNS Friday and Saturday, August 18th and 19th, 8am – 4pm both days.
*No early birds!!

Please call (520)629-9976 ext. 1 for details and to schedule participation – volunteers to set up the sale are needed.

Check it out on the Arizona Daily Star Website here:
And the Downtown Tucson Partnership here:

Also, the newest edition of THE CASTLE VOICE IS HERE!!

Good for the months of September through December 2017, the Castle Voice contains all of the pertinent details of events, classes and workshops and other exciting news from the WomanKraft Art Center. Click on the cover below to download your very own copy!!

the RUMMAGE SALE is Coming!!

The Rummage Sale is coming!

Mark you calendars, set your alarm clocks, tape it to your fridge, write it on your hand or whatever it takes but SAVE THE DATE!

WomanKraft Indoor Rummage Sale is
Friday, January 20 and Saturday, January 21, 2017
both days from 8:00 AM to 4:00 PM!
Join us for great bargains for a great cause- all proceeds go towards our non-profit art center. The sale will be held inside and heated, spreading throughout our entire gallery space.

WHERE: 388 south Stone Avenue – just 4 blocks south of ‘city center’, Broadway Blvd and Stone Avenue, on the West side of the street, directly across the street from Casa Vicente Spanish Restaurant, and the Downtown Motor Hotel “Apartments”
WHEN: Friday, January 20 & Saturday, January 21, 8 A.M.–4 P.M.
NO EARLY BIRDS.
WHAT: All kinds of great things! Recipe books, art books, trashy novels, fancy hats, a scuba suit, lamps!…Art supplies, kitchen stuff, knick-knacks, clothes, tools, toys, movies, garden stuff, plants, household items, all you can think of and more! All items for sale are in good, clean and working condition.

WANT TO HELP?
This sale – our biggest bi-annual fundraiser, takes a huge amount of effort and time! WomanKraft volunteers could sure use some help setting up this event, Thursday, January 19th from 10 AM until it’s done.
Then, after setting up and selling for 4 days, we really could use some fresh help boxing and loading everything; we start at 4:01 Saturday afternoon.
Please call to schedule your participation. (520) 629-9976. Thanks!

WHAT IS THE RUMMAGE FAIR?
WomanKraft holds a Rummage Fair twice a year, in January and August. This fantastic indoor, two-day event is not to be missed! If you need anything, we might have it. And if you have things you’d like to pass on, if it’s clean and it works, we’ll take it! Clothes, shoes, kitchenware, knick-knacks, books, movies, vintage items, holiday decorations, toys, tools and more. The proceeds from this fundraiser goes towards paying our property taxes, utility bills and insurance. Call (520)629-9976 ext. 1 for more info.
As a volunteer run non-profit organization, WomanKraft relies on the generosity of our community, so come support your favorite local arts organization, get a great bargain, and get rid of that box of stuff you’ve been meaning to donate.

IS IT TOO LATE TO DONATE? No! Don’t worry, WomanKraft accepts donations for this event ALL year round, so if you haven’t gotten around to boxing up your unwanted items, no rush! We’ll need it for the next one, too!

flights-of-fantasy

CALL TO ARTISTS…
Show: February 4 – March 25, 2017 Evening Receptions: February 4 + March 4, 7-10pm

Dragons, faeries, unicorns, elves, sprites, spirits, gods and goddesses, stuff of myth and legend.. Through art we can bring fantasy to reality. All mediums accepted. www.womankraft.org

Deadline for submissions: Jan. 21, 2017. Call Director of Exhibits Zoe Rhyne at (520) 629-9976 ext. 3 to schedule an appointment.

 

 

Early in January, WomanKraft held its annual Board Meeting. Minutes are available upon request. Just call Grace at (520)629-9976 EXT. 1 if you would like a copy.