Poetry Night @ WomanKraft this Saturday April 22, 7-9pm in honor of Lusia Slomkowska

Join WomanKraft this Saturday April 22 for an evening of poetry in honor of

Lusia Slomkowska: a Publication Party

Readings from Lusia’s recently published poetry collection will be featured, and the books from Tucson’s own Kore Press will be available.

WomanKraft is pleased to hold a gathering for
Lusia Slomkowska this Saturday

  • Poetry by Lusia Slomkowska, published by Kore Press, will be introduced with a reading and reception at the WomanKraft Art Center.
  • 388 S. Stone Ave. Tucson, Arizona 85701
  • Saturday, April 22nd from 7-9 PM.

Lusia, a well-published poet and writer participated at WomanKraft over the years in collaborations with Linn Lane, and as a facilitator for Glob-All: Young Polish Women Photographers in 2004.

Her writing has been awarded the Poetry Atlanta Award, Writers at Work Poetry Fellowship, Bennington Writers Workshop poetry prize and the Lucille Sandberg Haiku Award.
Lusia’s close friend Sat Bir Kaur Khalsa will be a featured reader. Sat Bir holds an honors degree in English from UA and a masters in Women’s Studies. She is co-founder of the Culture of Peace Alliance (COPA)

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!!

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!

‘Sticks and Stones are Nature’s Bones’ Opening Reception at WomanKraft Saturday, June 4th 7-10 PM

‘Sticks and Stones are Nature’s Bones’

WomanKraft presents a NEW Exhibit, ‘Sticks and Stones are Nature’s Bones’
this first Saturday of June, the 4th from 7 – 10 PM.

Take a look and focus on the “bones” of nature, dead trees, dilapidated buildings and ruins, rock formations, skeletons, and the beauty of stones themselves. Artists will creatively show that there is still life in these old bones. All mediums.
Opening Reception: Saturday, June 4th, 7-10 PM
Gallery Hours: Wednesday – Saturday 1:00-5:00 PM, Free.
Second Reception: Saturday, July 2nd 7-10 PM.

Frida Kahlo Bones by Tony Di Angeles

Frida Kahlo Bones by Tony Di Angeles

WomanKraft Art Center. 388 S. Stone Avenue 629-9976 womankraft.org Free!
During the Reception, Saturday June 4th, meet and mingle with the artists, volunteers, and general WomanKraft supporters from 7-10pm!
The theme is ‘STICKS STONES AND BONES‘ and artwork will include a variety of media including pen and ink, sculpture, resurrected jewelry, mixed media mosaics, scratch art on clayboard and other wondrous works you’ll have to see to believe..Can’t make the reception? That’s OK, you can stop by the gallery anytime during regular gallery hours which are
Wednesday – Saturday, 1:00 – 5:00 P.M. June 4 – July 30, 2016.

‘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)!!