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

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. 

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.

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**

Bingo Night in the gallery, ‘SIZE MATTERS’ Current Exhibit update, and a brand spankin’ new CALL TO ARTISTS

Bingo Night in the Gallery!

Join us for an evening of BINGO fun in the beautiful gallery!
Entry is $5 General public, $3 WomanKraft members

Friday, September 29th,
7:00 – 9:00 pm

FALL is HERE and it’s BINGO TIME!

  • With your entry price you get your 1st Bingo card.
    Additional cards are $1 each!
  • 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!
  • Refreshments will be served.

 

 

 

‘SIZE Matters’

The current exhibit is open every Wednesday – Saturday
1-5 PM  Upcoming Reception Saturday, October 7, 7-10 PM
(above: Oil and Water Postcards by Kristen Gautier-Downes)

 

 

During the reception for the current exhibit, ‘SIZE Matters’ on October 7th from 7-10 PM, a very special guest, James Aspromatis, will be indulging our ears and adding dimension to the atmosphere with music from a classic victrola!

 

 

And also, a HUGE SIDE NOTE, WomanKraft has a brand new CALL TO ARTISTS OUT for local Tucson artists!!

WomanKraft Art Center currently has a CALL TO ARTISTS for the upcoming exhibit, ‘The Holiday Bazaar’,
Show runs November 4 – December 20th, 2017.

*We are seeking a variety of fine crafts and art that reflect the diversity of these holidays. All work on display must retail from $1- $100. All mediums accepted. In the spirit of gift giving and sharing, we want an opportunity for locals and visitors alike to purchase original, unique work by local individuals for their seasonal gift giving desires and indulgences, at an affordable rate. Therefore, all work on display must retail between $1 and $100. All subject matter and mediums will be accepted.

WHEN: Deadline for submissions: October 21, 2017.
WHERE: WomanKraft Art Center, 388 S. Stone Ave. Tucson, Arizona 85701.
WHAT: Call to Artists for “The Holiday Bazaar” upcoming exhibit, featuring all original artwork for $100 or less
CONTACT: Please call (520) 629-9976 ext. 3 to schedule appointments with Director of Exhibits, Zoe Rhyne. PLEASE NOTE: October 21st will be the LAST day to make contact, and shows are filled by first to respond. Hence, get in touch, ASAP..

‘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.

“Flights of Fantasy” 2nd Reception on Saturday, March 4th. YOU ARE INVITED!

‘Flights of Fantasy’

Please join us at the WomanKraft Art Center, on Saturday, March 4th, for an evening reception from 7:00 – 10:00 PM,
at ‘the Castle’ located at 388 S. Stone Avenue in celebration of the current exhibit, ‘Flights of Fantasy’

WHAT: FANTASY takes place of reality; Dragons, faeries, unicorns, elves, sprites, spirits, gods and goddesses, stuff of myth and legend.. Through art we can create this fantasy. All mediums.
WHEN: Second Reception: Saturday, March 4th 7-10 PM.
Regular Gallery Hours: Wednesday – Saturday 1:00-5:00 PM, Free.
WHERE: 388 S. Stone Avenue Tucson, Arizona 

This exhibit is free of charge, and open to the public. The Hurrier I Go by bp
Come and visit during regular hours:
every Wednesday – Saturday from 1:00 – 5:00 PM. 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”.

For more information, visit our website!
www. womankraft.org or call (520) 629-9976

To see more work on display during this exhibit, head on over to the gallery page! (Just click here!)

CALL TO ARTISTS

 

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.

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!

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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.

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!!