It’s here! This Newsletter, lovingly referred to as The Castle Voice is your complete guide to upcoming WomanKraft Events, workshops and exhibits. This issue is good through the months of May – August, 2017. Enjoy!
WomanKraft Art Center, is proud to present a very special tradition,
Everyone is welcome.
The Gallery is located at 388 S. Stone Avenue Tucson, AZ 85701
just 4 blocks South of Broadway Blvd and Stone Avenue or “city center”.
WomanKraft is currently seeking Tucson local artists for the upcoming exhibit, ‘Drawing Down the Muse’
CALL TO ARTISTS: This is the 25th annual women’s only exhibit 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 25th.
Are you an artist interested in exhibiting? Call (520) 629-9976 Ext. 3 for appointments with Director of Exhibits Zoe Rhyne. Artists please note: Shows are filled from first to respond. Deadlines indicate the last day work will be viewed, not the first. Hence, make contact A.S.A.P.
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!!
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.
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.
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)!!
Speak The Speech Theatre Company will produce Bernard Pomerance’s play
The Elephant Man directed by Dan Reichel.
The performances will be held at
The Community Playhouse located at
1881 N Oracle Rd. Tucson, AZ October 9-25 weekends only.
Regular performances are: Friday and Saturday evenings at 7:30PM, and Sundays at 2:00PM,
Regular ticket prices are $18 (advanced reservation) $20 adult, $15 Sr./Mil./Stu. $10 Group Sale (10 or more).
For more information or ticket sales call: Paul Brunelle at (520)-904-8054 or visit us on the web at www.ststheatre.org
Last show, October 25, there will be a special benefit performance for Speak The Speech Theatre Company. 2 tickets for $100. Champagne, wine and hors d’oeuvres will be served.
The Elephant Man tells the story of a 19th-century British man John Merrick whose severe disfigurement made him a star of the traveling freak show circuit. When Dr. Treves takes Merrick under his care at the London Hospital, he discovers that beneath this shocking exterior lies a brilliant mind and an unshakable faith. But with his new life comes new complexity… and as Merrick’s condition grows more severe, a ‘normal’ life begins to seem impossible.
WomanKraft will be attending the performance as a group on October 18.
Call WomanKraft at (520) 629-9976 if you would like join us.
And, later, in November, a new Feminist Theatre Collaborative, SheworXX presents
Gnawing the Bone” Re-Fleshing Myth and Tale from a Feminist Perspective
Women’s Voices Take the Stage SheworXX presents
Gnawing the Bone: Re-Fleshing Myth and Tale from a Feminist Perspective
November 12 – 15
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
Gnawing the Bone does for theatre what speed dating does for romance by allowing the audience to move set-to-set, across the entire campus of the YWCA, seeing seven short plays each in a unique setting. Written by sheworXX members, it is directed by Esther Almazan, conceived/designed by Eugenia Woods, and features the works of Klara Wojtkowska, Eugenia Woods, Germaine Shames, Milta Ortiz, Kim Lowry, Catfish Baruni, Shel Chapman, and Esther Almazan. Plays contain mature content intended for adult audiences.
sheworXX Mission Statement: SheworXX is an evolving community of Tucson-based theater makers—playwrights, directors, actors, dramaturgs, designers and others—building gender parity in theater locally and globally through community engagement, mentoring, peer education, and the production of works by female-identified and feminist playwrights. For more information and general inquiries, contact Pam Burris at (520) 207-4478 or firstname.lastname@example.org. Visit the sheworXX website at https://sites.google.com/site/sheworXX/ for information on purchasing tickets, membership, workshops or making a tax-deductible donation.
There are always wonderful things happening at the WomanKraft Art Center, and February is no exception!
Here’s a tiny sneak preview of some of the work being displayed in this exhibit. Hope you like it!
On a completely separate note, have you ‘friend-ed’ WomanKraft on Facebook yet? Check it out, we’ve gone viral!
We always rock the house, and audience participation is totally optional. $5 non-members, $3 WomanKraft Members! See you there!