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. 

Evening Reception celebration for “Drawing Down the Muse” this weekend

Drawing Down the Muse

This exhibit features work by over 25 female artists, and this very Saturdaynight after dark, join us in celebrating our divine feminine power!
All mediums and subject matter.
388 S. Stone Avenue, Tucson, Arizona 85701

Saturday, May 5th,
7:00 – 10:00 pm

 

Our 26th Annual women’s only exhibit
by and for local women artists.

  • Regular gallery hours are every Wednesday – Saturday, from 1 – 5 PM..
  • Call (520)629-9976 for additional information

Watercolor promotional artwork by Anissa Marie


The Castle Voice is here! WomanKraft’s quarterly newsletter is hot off the press! Available through our website,
click right here to download your own virtual copy!This newsletter provides information about upcoming events, exhibits, listings of all art classes and workshops offered, community networking opportunities, documentation on recent renovations and updates, and so much more!

‘DRAWING DOWN THE MUSE’ Opening Reception this Saturday, April 7th.

DRAWING DOWN THE MUSE

Our 26th Annual women’s only exhibit by and for local women artists. Join us in celebrating work exploring all mediums and subject matter by women artists.

Saturday, April 7th

7:00 – 10:00 pm

A celebration of our divine feminine power…

  • Evening Reception: Saturday, April 7th, 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

Fluid Acrylic Clock by Joni Brei

Please join WomanKraft in celebrating a brand new exhibit and long standing tradition  at 388 S. Stone Avenue. This exhibit, entitled “Drawing Down the Muse”, will feature a large variety of local artists, all of them women. Subject matter will vary greatly for your viewing pleasure.

 

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

Glass Etching by Anissa Marie

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BINGO NIGHT! Friday, April 27th!

 

 

WomanKraft’s latest and greatest fundraiser, emphasis on fun, is Bingo Night!
$5 for non-members, $3 for members. And it only get’s better from there! Each additional card is only $1! Prizes include: art, plants, gift certificates, homemade goodies, jewelry, candles, magnets… and more!

Our next Bingo night will be  Friday, April 27th, 7-9pm.

If you haven’t BIN…
You should GO!

New Exhibit “Out of this World” opens this Saturday @ WomanKraft!

OUT OF THIS WORLD

This new exhibit features work inspired by the vastness of space..

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

Saturday, February 3rd,
7:00 – 10:00 pm

Mixed Media Planet by Zoe Rhyne

Mixed Media Planet by Zoe Rhyne

Possibilities will only limited by your imagination…

  • Evening Reception: Saturday, February 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
Glass etched and painted on with a wax buff by Anissa Quintana

Glass etched and painted on with a wax buff by Anissa Quintana

Please join WomanKraft in celebrating a brand new exhibit opening this weekend at 388 S. Stone Avenue. This exhibit, entitled “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.

'Cactus Cluster Planet' on Vinyl by Grace Rhyne

‘Cactus Cluster Planet’ on Vinyl by Grace Rhyne

Space-Inspired Frame by Gayle Swanbeck

Space-Inspired Frame by Gayle Swanbeck

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 30th Annual Holiday Bazaar Opening Reception this Saturday, November 4th!!!

The 30th Annual
HOLIDAY BAZAAR

This new exhibit features work by over 30 local artists, and it opens this very Saturday night after dark!

Saturday, November 4th,
7:00 – 10:00 pm

All original artwork, all mediums, ranging from $1 to $100…

  • Evening Reception: Saturday, November 4th, 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
Dragon's Lair by Joni Brei

Dragon’s Lair by Joni Brei

A chance to support local this Holiday season

WomanKraft invites you, your friends, the general public, and visitors from all over to attend the newest exhibit, THE HOLIDAY BAZAAR. A tradition at the WomanKraft Art Center, celebrating our 30th annual! In the spirit of gift giving during the festive close of 2017, all work in this exhibit ranges in price from $1 to $100.
All mediums and subject matter will be on display.

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

Saturday, December 2nd, Special Event!! Join us for a birthday celebration, ‘The Holiday Bazaar’ evening reception and open house on Saturday, December 2nd, 2017, from 1-10 PM.

**This date celebrates the organization’s incorporation as a non-profit for 44 years, 26 years at the current location, of which the building coincidentally, turns 100 years old!! The building will be presented as an open house, including the upstairs.  Free and open to the public, a community event for all ages!

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Last chance to catch “SIZE Matters” exhibit, plus KARAOKE NIGHT!

The current exhibit is coming to a close, and YOU ARE INVTED to celebrate it’s farewell with Karaoke Night this Friday in the gallery!

This Weekend @ WomanKraft:
‘Size Matters’ closes and Karaoke Night is happening Friday, Oct. 27th 7-10 PM

‘SIZE Matters’ September 2nd – October 27th, 2017.
We close the current exhibit this very Friday night, with Karaoke Night from 7-10 PM. 

WomanKraft Art Center 388 S. Stone Avenue

Oil and Water Postcards by Kristen Gautier-Downes

Oil and Water Postcards by Kristen Gautier-Downes

Your last chance to catch “SIZE matters”.

Join us Wednesday, Thursday and Friday October 25-27th from 1:00 – 5:00PM for the last opportunity to see the current work on display, exploring size and dimensionality in a variety of media and a plethora of local talent, at the WomanKraft Art Center 388 S. Stone Ave.

“Kind” Karaoke Night in the Gallery!!

Karaoke night will be
Friday, October 27th
7:00 – 10:00 PM,
388 South Stone Avenue .

Tickets: $5 General public,
$3 WomanKraft members
(520)629-9976 for more info

**this is a FRAGRANCE-FREE event**

Reception Night this Saturday, Oct. 7th for “SIZE Matters”

‘SIZE Matters’

The current exhibit at the WomanKraft Art Center, located downtown at
388 S.  Stone Avenue

An Evening Reception will be held this 

Saturday, October 7th,
7:00 – 10:00 pm

 

Size Recept!

During the reception on October 7th, a very special guest will be adding dimension to the atmosphere with music playing from a classic victrola!

‘SIZE Matters’ Current Exhibit at the WomanKraft Gallery

An all new exhibit is open to the public at the WomanKraft Art Center!

SIZE MATTERS
SECOND RECEPTION CELEBRATION SATURDAY, OCTOBER, 7th from 7-10 PM.

Exhibit: September 2 – October 28, 2017

Receptions: September 2 and October 7, 2017.
388 S. Stone Avenue Tucson, AZ 85701

This show is going to focus on, you guessed it, size! Subject and medium are up to the artist, including large / BIG works! As well as teeny tiny pieces! Close-ups, perspective, miniatures, life-size, we’re taking a closer look at the bigger picture. What do we mean by size? You’ll have to come see to believe…

 

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Pussy Stacks in Graduating Sizes by Tony Di Angelis. Check out this adorable video of new work created for this exhibit, here.

‘BLACK AND WHITE AND SHADES OF GREY’

WomanKraft  has an all new exhibit currently on display,

‘BLACK AND WHITE AND SHADES OF GREY’

SECOND EVENING Reception the first Saturday of the month,
JULY 1st, 7-10 PM

The absence of color, unrestricted in media.

This new exhibit features work by local artists, and it’s open June 3rd – July 29th.

  • Evening Reception for ‘Black and White and Shades of Grey’ Saturday, July 1st, from 7-1o PM
  • 388 S. Stone Ave. Tucson, Arizona, just 4 block South of Broadway Blvd. WomanKraft Art Center
  • The reception will be held from 7-10 PM, and then the gallery is open every WednesdaySaturday, from 1-5 PM..

 

‘Black and White and Shade of Grey’
June 3rd – July 29, 2017.
SECOND EVENING Reception the first Saturday of the month,
JULY 1st, 7-10 PM

WomanKraft Art Center 388 S. Stone Avenue

 

 

Barrio Histórico by Wyatt Anthony

Barrio Histórico by Wyatt Anthony

Wyatt Anthony Memorial

WomanKraft mourns the death of longtime member Wyatt Anthony. While not a founder, Wyatt was one of our earliest members and always a supporter. A talented photographer, she studied with Jack Welpott in San Francisco and Lou Bernal in Tucson, participating in solo and group shows in Arizona and the Bay Area, including a solo show “Total Immersion” at the UA in 1976, She served as media coordinator for the Tucson Rape Crisis Center and the Tucson Center for Women and Children, also serving as photo-documentation technician for the Community Artists Project. She coordinated several film festivals including one for the Tucson Women’s Cable Consortium. For many years she worked at Casa Video, sharing her love and knowledge of film.

Wyatt was an animal rights activist and worked on several political campaigns including those of Meredith Little, Carmine Cardamone, and John Kromko.

WomanKraft will include a selection of Wyatt’s images in the June/July/ exhibit ‘Black and White and Shades of Grey’ .

A celebration of her life will be held at WomanKraft on Sunday, July 9 from 1- 4pm. There will be an open mic for friends to share adventures with Wyatt and a selection of her favorite snacks and beverages together with a chance to view more of her images.