The Castle Voice Newsletter IS HERE!!!

THE CASTLE VOICE NEWSLETTER IS HERE! 
The 51st Edition of The Castle Voice Newsletter is now available! This informative booklet includes all upcoming information, classes, workshops, exhibits and events for the months of January, February, March and April 2017 at the WomanKraft Art Center.

Just click on the cover image above, or right here to download your very own copy!!

An evening exhibit celebration THIS weekend, October 1st @ WomanKraft. ‘Water, Water Everywhere’

YOU ARE INVITED! 
Come this very SATURDAY NIGHT to the WomanKraft Art Center, located at
388 South Stone Avenue (Just 4 blocks South of Broadway Blvd.) for
the evening reception celebration of
‘WATER, WATER EVERYWHERE’ which will be from 7:00 – 10:00 PM.

 

Join WomanKraft (388 S. Stone Avenue) this weekend, SATURDAY, OCTOBER 1ST from 7-10 PM for an evening celebration and opening reception for our newest exhibit, WATER, WATER EVERYWHERE. This show focuses on, you guessed it, wet things, water, puddles, rain and more all in a huge variety of media by local artists.

YOU ARE INVITED! Come SATURDAY NIGHT to Womankraft, 388 South Stone Avenue 7-10 PM to enjoy this exhibit. Artists are encouraged to wear festive name tags, and everyone is invited! This is a free event!!

Sneak a little peek of some of the amazing work on display during this show by clicking here,
or heading over to our Gallery page. Enjoy! 

The CASTLE VOICE NEWSLETTER is here!!

50TH Castle Voice Newsletter

The Castle Voice Newsletter is here!!
Click this link to download your very own copy of our newsletter! This one is good for upcoming exhibits, events, classes and workshops ongoing at the Womankraft Art Center for the months of September – December 2016. Enjoy!

*Fun Fact! This is our 50th Edition!* An especially huge THANK YOU! To ongoing Castle Voice Newsletter Editor, Jonathan Duhamel and the many volunteers that help make this publication possible.

ALSO, THIS IS A FINAL CALL TO ARTISTS FOR OUR UPCOMING EXHIBIT, WATER WATER EVERYWHERE

This show is all about the liquid beauty of water. Fountains, pools, reflections, raindrops, underwater seascapes, aquatic life, oceans, rivers, streams.. Let’s honor this powerful element, and pour ourselves a tall, thirst quenching glass of art. All mediums. www.womankraft.org

Deadline for submissions: August 27, 2016. *PLEASE NOTE* This will be the LAST day submissions will be accepted. Call Director of Exhibits Zoe Rhyne at (520) 629-9976 ext. 3 to schedule an appointment.

 

Summer at WomanKraft

 

WomanKraft Art Center
RUMMAGE FAIR
Friday, August 12 & Saturday, August 13, 2016
Both days from 8:00 AM to 4:00 PM
388 S. Stone Ave. Tucson, AZ 85701 (520) 629-9976

WomanKraft Art Center is hosting a huge, 2 day, INDOOR RUMMAGE SALE!! 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 air-conditioned, spreading throughout our entire gallery space. This fundraiser is WomanKraft’s largest event, and is exponentially exciting and important to the continued success of our nearly 100-year-old building and 42-year-old grassroots, 100% volunteer run organization!
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
WHEN: Friday, August 12 & Saturday, August 13, 8 A.M.–4 P.M. NO EARLY BIRDS.
WHAT: Art supplies, kitchen utensils, small appliances, dishes, knick-knacks, art books, regular books, fancy clothes, normal clothes for men women and children, tools, hardware, toys, movies, garden stuff, plants, household items, all you can think of and more!

An excellent opportunity for you to volunteer some time at the WomanKraft Art Center!
We are looking for helpers for set up, Thursday, August 11, 10am until done, and then could really use some fresh help to re-pack and disassemble Saturday, August 13, 4 to 6pm. Please call 629-9976 ext. 1 to schedule your participation!

All items for sale are in good, clean and working condition.
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. Call or talk with us in person to schedule your participation. (520) 629-9976. Thanks!

‘DRAWING DOWN THE MUSE’ open Wednesdays – Saturdays 1-5 Pm through May 28

WomanKraft Art Center presents
DRAWING DOWN THE MUSE
388 S. Stone Avenue
April 2 – May 28, 2016
Receptions: Saturday, April 2 And Saturday, May 7, 7:00-10:00 P.M.
Regular Gallery Hours:
Wednesday Through Saturday 1:00-5:00 P.M.

WomanKraft Art Center, located at 388 South Stone Avenue, is proud to present the
24th Annual Women’s only exhibit, Drawing Down the Muse. April 2 – May 28th, 2016.

This show includes all mediums, unrestricted in subject matter, and promotes the talented women of our community. Join us in celebrating this important and beautiful tradition, and our divine feminine power.

Two evening receptions will be held on the first Saturday of each month, April 2 and May 7th from 7:00-10:00 PM. Regular gallery hours are Wednesday through Saturday, 1:00-5:00 P.M.

We encourage everyone to see the exhibit. Free and open to the public.

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Evening Reception Visitors!

Stop by the Gallery open Wednesdays- Saturdays 1-5 PM!

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

‘Art From the Heart’ at WomanKraft

ART FROM THE HEART
The current exhibit, Art From the Heart runs February 6 – March 26, 2016,
will be hosting a Second Evening Receptions this Saturday, March 5, form 7-10 pm
Love is in the air, spring is blossoming and hearts are brimming. Hearts and flowers, flames of passion, romance and
eroticism, beloved places, gifts of love… All is fair in Love and Art. All mediums.

Did you catch that?!
WomanKraft’s newest exhibit, ‘Art From the Heart’ will be having a special evening reception just for you this Saturday the 5th, from 7 – 10 PM!

Here’s a few shots from the show, after a huge turnout at our First Reception. Reception nights are SO much fun because you can meet and mingle with the local artists featured, and get out in the beautiful weather we’re having. On the reception, one visitor said “You could feel the love, and it wasn’t just the art!.” Stop by the gallery weekly anytime Wednesday – Saturday between 1 and 5 PM to see the entire show, and believe us, it’s not to be missed!

Join us for an Opening Reception Saturday, February 6th from 7:00 -10:00 P.M. at WomanKraft – 388 S. Stone Avenue. That’s 4 blocks south of Broadway, the west side of the street with huge heirloom Tamarisk tree’s lining our property. WomanKraft looks like this (view from Stone Avenue)!!

 

 

WomanKraft presents the 28th Annual Holiday Bazaar Exhibit RECEPTION THIS SATURDAY, DECEMBER 5!!

WomanKraft is most pleased to announce and present
The 28th Annual Holiday Bazaar
Saturday, December 5th, 2015 7:00 -10:00 P.M. 388 S. Stone Ave

During our 2nd Evening Reception on Saturday, December 5th WomanKraft will be hosting a book signing by local award winning author Lonni Lees! Ms Lees is a long time WomanKraft member, and her published books include: The Mosaic Murder, The Corpse in the Cactus, Deranged, a novel of horror, Crawlspace and Other Dark Stories. Meet, mingle, pick up a copy of her book and have it signed. Who knows, you might just find the perfect gift for everyone on your list!

This Exhibit, THE HOLIDAY BAZAAR runs November 7th through December 19th

open weekly Wednesday – Saturday 1 – 5 PM

with Evening Receptions the first Saturday of the Month, November 7th and December 5th, 7-10 PM.

In the spirit of the Holidays and seasonal festivities, this exhibit is specifically curated to combine a unique mix of fine art and crafts all created by local artists. Everything in this exhibit will retail for $100 or less. This is specific to the idea that gift giving for your holidays should be personal, unique and affordable.

 

See the current exhibit another time, every week Wednesday – Saturday 1:00 – 5:00 PM , Or for another special event evening, join us for the Saturday, December 5th gallery reception from 7-10 PM, our building’s birthday celebration and award winning local author book signing, oh my! For further details and information., visit our website at www.womankraft.org or have questions? Call us at (520) 629-9976.
Better yet, why don’t you come on in person to see the gallery?
We are open Wednesday – Saturday 1:00-5:00 P.M.
388 s. Stone Avenue Tucson, AZ 85701.

 

During our 2nd Evening Reception on Saturday, December 5th WomanKraft will be hosting a book signing by local award winning author Lonni Lees! Ms Lees is a long time WomanKraft member, and her published books include: The Mosaic Murder, The Corpse in the Cactus, Deranged, a novel of horror, Crawlspace and Other Dark Stories. Meet, mingle, pick up a copy of her book and have it signed. Who knows, you might just find the perfect gift for everyone on your list!

THEN THE FOLLOWING WEEKEND…
Santa Claus is coming to…WomanKraft!!Friday, December 11th, 3-5 PM
Bring along your camera, your children, or the child within because Santa will be here to listen to your Holiday wishes and spread his Holiday cheer. Treats and drinks provided. Free.

October Events for the Arts!! Storytelling Under the Stars : WomanKraft and FST! THIS FRIDAY, October 23rd!

Join us this weekend for an evening under the stars with sublime stories.
WomanKraft Art Center is pleased to announce a collaboration with FST! Female Story Tellers, presenting

Storytelling Under the Stars Friday, October 23, 2015 7:00-9:00 PM

$5.00 Tickets!

Join us for an evening of entertainment and expression, outside under the stars! Come to share your short 5–10 minute story or just sit back and enjoy from our lovely outdoor grounds! 30 chairs available, feel free to bring a folding chair and/or some padding to stay comfy.

388 S. Stone Avenue (520)629-9976 Regular Gallery Hours: Wednesday Through Saturday 1:00-5:00 P.M.

FemFST_Symbol_greenale Story Tellers, a local Tucson organization founded in 2012. Each FST! performance is uniquely unpredictable, often inspiring much laughter and the occasional tear from the audience. As passionate as FST! members are about storytelling, FST! also focuses on supporting the local community by raising funds for arts and community organizations. These women rock! Learn more here: http://www.fstorytellers.com/index.html

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There are many great events happening in Tucson during the month of October! On the 19th, WomanKraft attended “The Elephant Man” Presented by Speak the Speech Theatre Company at the Community Playhouse. You don’t want to miss this particularly alluring production! Performances continue through October 25th. Learn more by scrolling down this page, or visit their website at www.ststheatre.org

 

Women’s Voices Take the Stage
SheworXX debuts “Gnawing the Bone: Re-Fleshing Myth and Tale from a Feminist Perspective” Written by sheworXX members, it is directed by Esther Almazan
November 12 – 15 at YWCA Southern Arizona – 525 N Bonita Ave Tucson, AZ 85745
7:30pm Thursday Nov 12, Friday Nov 13, and Saturday Nov 14 6:30pm Sunday Nov 15
Tickets $18 / students & artists $15

Visit the sheworXX website at https://sites.google.com/site/sheworXX/

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SPINES N’ THINGS :: Reception THIS SATURDAY night!!

WomanKraft Art Center  presents SPINES N’ THINGS 388 S. Stone Avenue

SPINES

SPINES N’ THINGS
June 6th – July 25th, 2015
Receptions: Saturday, June 6 and Saturday, July 11 7:00-10:00 P.M.
Regular Gallery Hours: Wednesday Through Saturday 1:00-5:00 P.M.
WomanKraft Art Center, 388 s. Stone Avenue, invites you to the exhibit, SPINES N’ THINGS!
This show will focus on the ‘point’ of the desert. Yes, cactus spines. This is a chance to showcase the prickly beauty that goes hand-in-hand with this amazing place. All mediums accepted. Everyone is encouraged to see this exhibit, it’s free!
The next evening reception will be held, July 11th
from 7:00-10:00 PM.

Please Note:
This is the only exception to our Receptions always being the First Saturday of the Month. However, the first Saturday of July is the Fourth of July so enjoy some fireworks and come see us the following Saturday, July 11!!

Regular gallery hours are Wednesday through Saturday, 1:00-5:00 P.M.

SPINES N THINGS

See a SNEAK PEAK of the Show by clicking here, or on the images.

Next up  on the line of events at WomanKraft,
Join WomanKraft for our largest and most anticipated fundraiser,

bi-annual RUMMAGE FAIR!!


Where: 388 south Stone Avenue – just 4 blocks south of Broadway

When: Friday and Saturday, August 14 and 15, 8 A.M.–4 P.M.

Art supplies, kitchen stuff, knick-knacks, books, clothes, tools, toys, movies, all you can think of and more! We are also seeking volunteers for set up Wednesday, August 12 from 1-5 PM and Thursday, August 13, 10 AM until it’s done.

The fair will run Friday and Saturday, August 14 and 15 from 8 A.M. to 4 P.M.

NO EARLY BIRDS. 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. Call or talk with us in person to schedule your participation. (520) 629-9976. Thanks!

See the current exhibit another time, Saturday July 11th from 7-10 PM and every week Wednesday – Saturday 1:00 – 5:00 PM at 388 S. Stone Avenue. See you there!

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First Saturday is Reception Night!!

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Happy May everyone! Can you believe it’s May this weekend? We are so lucky here in Tucson with such gorgeous sunshine and spring weather!
And what does a new month mean? First Saturday Night, Art Walk Night at downtown Tucson art galleries!

Join WomanKraft in celebrating this special occasion this Saturday, May 2nd from 7:00 – 10:0 P.M. for an evening of divine art celebrating our feminine power, with the current exhibit, Drawing Down the Muse.

Drawing Down the Muse runs through May 30th at the WomanKraft Art Center located at 388 S. Stone Avenue, just 4 blocks south of Broadway. The gallery is open weekly Wednesday – Saturday, 1:00 -5:00 P.M. with 2 evening Receptions the first Saturday of the Month. (April 4 and May 2) 7 – 10 PM.

We are proud to announce that this is our 23rd annual Women’s only exhibit. This particular show is a spectacular combination of over 30 local artists showcasing a variety of media. By and for local women artists. Viva la mujer!! Support your local artists and non-profit arts organizations, you fantastic cultural creative, you.

And why not make it a whole evening of art? First Saturday Art Walk is all over downtown, be sure to learn more here, http://www.firstsaturdayartwalks.com/.

 

Giclee on Canvas by Marguerite Lloyd

‘Communion’ Oil Painting, Giclee on Canvas by Marguerite Lloyd

 

See a sneak peek of some of this work on our gallery page, by clicking here!