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

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!

It’s not too late to catch our latest exhibit, “REFLECTIONS”

WomanKraft Art Center, 388 S. Stone Ave. Tucson, AZ 85701

(520) 629-9976 www.womankraft.org

WHAT: Evening Reception Celebration

WHERE: 388 S. Stone Avenue Tucson, AZ 85701

WHEN: Saturday, October 6th, 7-10 PM

All new art exhibit at the WomanKraft Art Gallery featuring work exploring the theme of  REFLECTIONS including functional mirrors, self portraits, water paintings, resin arts and many more.. Free and open to the public. Refreshments will be served.

 

 

Want to see more about this exhibit? Head over to our gallery page to see more artwork currently on display! (Just click here!)

 

 

Upcoming Event in October! Join us for Scary-oke! Karaoke Night in the Gallery!!

WomanKraft Art Center, 388 S. Stone Ave. Tucson, AZ 85701 (520) 629-9976 www.womankraft.org

WHAT: Scary-oke! Karaoke Night @ WomanKraft Gallery!

WHERE: 388 S. Stone Avenue Tucson, AZ 85701

WHEN: Friday, October 26th, 7-9 PM

Join us the Friday before Halloween for a scary good time! Come dressed in your halloween finery and give your costume a trial run.. Tickets are $5 non-members and $3 WomanKraft members. Muahahaha! Refreshments will be served.

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!

BINGO NIGHT THIS FRIDAY!

BINGO Night!
Friday in the gallery!

WomanKraft’s latest and greatest fundraiser, emphasis on fun, is Bingo Night!

Entry fee is  $5 for non-members, $3 for members. And it only get’s better from there! Each additional card is only $1, Bingo is a chance to have fun, support WomanKraft, and walk away with some cool prizes including art, plants, gift certificates, homemade edible goodies, jewelry, candles, magnets… and more!. And who knows, you might even see something on the walls that you just can’t live without!

If you haven’t BIN…
You should GO!

Friday, April 27th, 7-9 PM

Bingo Night in the Gallery

  • Friday, April 27th from
    7-9pm for BINGO NIGHT!!

    Hosted in the gallery, where “Drawing Down the Muse” is currently on display.
  • 388 S. Stone Ave. Tucson, Arizona, (just 4 blocks South of Broadway Blvd.)
  • Entry is $5 General public, $3 WomanKraft members.
    With your entry price you get your 1st Bingo card. Additional cards are $1 each!

Call (520)629-9976 for additional information

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

Our current exhibit,
“Drawing Down the Muse”
is featuring over 25 local female artists

April 7th – May 26th, 2018
Upcoming Evening Reception: May 5th, 7:00-10:00 pm

388 S. Stone Avenue.
Regular Gallery hours: Wednesday through Saturday, 1:00-5:00pm.
Our 26th 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.
388 S. Stone Ave. Tucson, AZ 85701

(520) 629-9976 www.womankraft.org

 

 

THE CASTLE VOICE IS HERE! 

Click right here to get your very own digital version! Otherwise, your snail mail version is on its way 🙂

 

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 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.

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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