Join us for an Evening Reception this Saturday, May 4th.

 Join us in celebrating our divine feminine power.

Drawing Down the Muse

This weekend is our evening reception for the current exhibit, “Drawing Down the Muse”. All artwork on display is by local female artists.

The work ranges greatly in color, media, theme and subject matter.
Please join us in honoring the women sharing their stunning work with us this weekend.

Saturday, May 4th, 7-10 PM

Our gallery will have regular weekly hours, Wednesday – Saturday from 1 to 5 pm.
Our reception will be exclusively this Saturday night, 7 to 10 pm.

  • “Drawing Down the Muse” Evening Reception
  • @ WomanKraft, downtown Tucson,  388 S. Stone Ave.
  • 7 to 10 pm.

The artists will be present to talk about their work, refreshments will be served.

“Agave Obsession, Honey Golden Sunshine Glow, Pure Love” Acrylic Painting by Grace Rhyne

 

 

CALL TO ARTISTS

WomanKraft Art Center currently has a call out for artwork for the upcoming exhibit, “It’s Raining Cat’s and Dogs!”
June  1st- July 27th, 2019 with Receptions: June 1st and July 6th, 7-10 PM

This monsoon season, let love rain down, furry, feathery, leathery. This is an opportunity to showcase all the animals that share their love with us everyday. All mediums, featuring pets of all kinds accepted.

Please call (520) 629-9976 extension 3 to schedule an appointment with Director of Exhibits, Zoe Rhyne

The Castle Voice Newsletter is here!

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, 2019. Enjoy!

Click on the picture below to download your very own virtual copy!

 

GETTING INTO SHAPES + ESPERANZA DANCE PROJECT PERFORMANCE

The Esperanza Dance Project and WomanKraft are teaming up to bring you a multi-dimensional performance fundraiser on March 23rd and 24th!!

Where: WomanKraft Art Center, 388 S. Stone Ave. Tucson, AZ 85701
When: Saturday, March 23rd and Sunday, March 24th. Performances 2-4 PM, Reception 4-6 PM. Suggested Donation of $10.

Please join us for a very special performance and reception on Saturday, March 23rd and Sunday, March 24th. 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 5 mini performances by the dancers, as well as a featured section from Esperanza’s multimedia performance, “House of Hope”.

Esperanza Dance Project performs at WomanKraft March 23+ 24th, 2 PM

Saturday, March 23rd and Sunday, March 24th. 2 PM

 

“Getting Into Shapes”, a show about non-traditional explorations of artwork.

 

Feeling like some inspiration might do your creative journey some good? We recommend a visit to the WomanKraft gallery.

  • 388 S. Stone Ave. Tucson, AZ 85701
  • This show runs through March 31, open weekly Wednesday – Saturday, 1-5 PM.

These artists are thinking outside the box – come inside and take a look.

 

 

“Day of the Dead Hearts” Hand-Sewn by Debra K. Martinez

“Getting into Shapes” and thinking outside the box!

Hey there! Happy February and love day and all things golden and sunshine.

Isn’t this work just GORGEOUS by local artist Tony Di Angelis?

 

Artwork by Tony Di Angelis

If you haven’t been in to see the current exhibit at WomanKraft, why not join us for an evening Reception on March 2nd??
The show, “Getting into Shapes” is chalked full of unique work exploring unconventional interpretations of art and it is truly amazing!
**We’ll be having a very special vintage gramophone playing on March 2nd too! 7-10 PM, 388 S. Stone Ave.

“No Apologies (Childishness)”
Mixed Media
by Audrey Waner

Feeling like some inspiration might do your creative journey some good? We recommend a visit to the WomanKraft gallery where the current exhibit is sure to get you thinking in new ways.
“Getting into Shapes” is open weekly every Wednesday – Saturday from 1-5 PM, at 388 S. Stone Ave.
Call us with questions!

“Carnevale” Leather Mask by Jolene Schafer

Art comes in all shapes and sizes. Our current exhibit is a collection of work by local artists exploring round art, 3-D art, sculptures, triangles, trapezoids, animal shapes, MASKS, and more!
“Getting into Shapes” and thinking outside the box.
Come see for yourself every Wednesday – Saturday from 1-5 pm through March 3oth. (And remember our upcoming reception will be Saturday, March 2nd, from 7-10 PM.
Come for a chance to meet the artists and discuss their work and process in person!

Next Reception: Saturday, March 2nd, 7-10 PM.

388 S. Stone Ave.

Check out this upcoming Call to Artists for the Community Food Bank of Southern Arizona!

The Community Food Bank of Southern Arizona is happy to announce that they are accepting submissions for entry into the upcoming exhibit called Need2Nourish. This exhibit looks at both the need to nourish our bodies and the need to nourish ourselves through artistic expression. Need2Nourish will promote dialogue on what is nourishment and/or what is hunger in our community, showcase local artists in our area, and provide support towards CFB’s mission.

The Community Food Bank’s mission is to change lives in the communities we serve by feeding the hungry today, and building a healthy, hunger-free tomorrow. CFB serves over 200,000 individuals in five counties of southern Arizona. Hunger and poverty are very complex problems that CFB aims to address through its hunger relief programs.

If you are interested in participting, please contact Karrington Hamilton by April 22, 2019 at khamilton@communityfoodbank.org or at (520) 620-0525 x7205.

Find out more @ https://donate.communityfoodbank.org/event/farm-to-table-2019/e219176

The Castle Voice is HERE!!!

The newest edition of The Castle Voice Newsletter is finally here!

This new catalog has all the events, classes, workshops, exhibits and more for the months of January through April, 2019. Click the picture below to download your very own virtual copy!!

 

 

AND, THE RUMMAGE SALE IS JUST AROUND THE CORNER!

Pleas join us  as the WomanKraft Art Center is hosting a huge indoor RUMMAGE SALE!! 

WHERE: 388 S. Stone Ave. Tucson, AZ 85701
WHEN: Friday, January 18th and Saturday January 19th, both days 8:00 AM -4:00 PM *No early birds!!*

WomanKraft, a 501 (c)3 non-profit arts organization hosts it’s annual largest fundraiser- your greatest bargain of the year, our biggest event!

WHAT: From toys, decorations, collection of art books, fabulous recipe and cookbooks, novels, every kitchen and catering device you may every need, ART SUPPLIES, technology, clothing, shoes, small furniture… there is DEFINITELY something for everyone! THE SALE RUNS Friday and Saturday, January 18 + 19th, 8am – 4pm both days. 

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

The Holiday Bazaar, “Green Friday” and BINGO Night!

The WomanKraft Art Center is proud to announce the 31st Annual “HOLIDAY BAZAAR”. A Tucson tradition, this art exhibit features work by local artists in a variety of media and subject matter, all with affordability in mind, all work for sale retailing for $100 or less..

Evening Reception Saturday, December 1st.

Join us for an evening reception celebration on Saturday, December 1st, from 7-10 PM. Free and open to the public, refreshments will be served.

  • Evening Reception for “The Holiday Bazaar”
  • @ WomanKraft, 388 S. Stone Ave. Tucson, AZ 85701
  • 7:00-10:00 PM. Free and open to the public.

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Thanksgiving is OVER and it’s BINGO TIME!

Do you have plans for the day after Thanksgiving? Come to Bingo at WomanKraft!  Entry is $5 General public, $3 WomanKraft members
Friday, November 23rd 7:00 – 9:00pm.
With your entry price you get your 1st Bingo card. Additional cards are $1 each! Prizes include plants, art, delicious homemade treats… and more! Refreshments will be served.

Friday, November 23rd 7:00 – 9:00pm

388 S. Stone Ave. Tucson, AZ 85701

Green Friday, too!

We will continue WomanKraft’s tradition of “Green Friday” this year. Join us the day after Thanksgiving on Friday, November 23rd, from 1-5 PM for a chance to support WomanKraft, local artists, and the Tucson Community Food Bank! If you bring 2 or more cans of non-perishable food, get 10% off your purchases here at WomanKraft! This includes all artwork sales, gift certificates, classes and workshops through the School of the Arts. Let’s use this opportunity to support local and get some beautiful, one of a kind gifts and art for anyone on your list! 388 S. Stone Ave. Tucson, AZ 85701.

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.