The Holiday Bazaar Opens this weekend!

This Saturday is the opening reception for an all new exhibit at the WomanKraft Art Center, THE HOLIDAY BAZAAR

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 this Saturday.

Join us for an opening evening reception celebration on Saturday, November 3rd, 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

The Arizona Historical Society Visits WomanKraft

The Arizona Historical Society is visiting WomanKraft this Saturday.

Join us Saturday, June 9th from 1-3 PM for a very special a discussion about how artists can preserve their process and work for an archival donation.

Get Educated, Document your Work

  • Join us in welcoming the Arizona Historical Society as Archivist and Librarian Kate Fitzpatrick and colleague Rachel Black lead a discussion about how artists can preserve their process and work for an archival donation and do a Q&A for specific questions.
  • ARTISTS, this is for you! Get educated on how archives function and the importance of documenting your work for posterity.
  • Suggested donation: $5 general public, $3 non-members

 

The Arizona Historical Society

AHS serves as the steward of state history, fulfilling its mission to collect, preserve, interpret, and disseminate the history of Arizona and the West.

 

388 S. Stone Avenue Tucson, Arizona 85701

 

Our current exhibit, “Waste Not Want Not” will be on display in the gallery during this event. Featuring work by local artists using recycled plastic as their predominant theme and media, this body of work is thought provoking, innovative and good for the planet. See this exhibit every Wednesday through Saturday 1-5 PM.

WomanKraft hosts A Silent Auction Friday, June 23rd from 7-9 PM. Please join us for this exciting new fundraiser where items open for bidding will include a signed first edition of Leaves of Grass by Walt Whitman, gift certificates from 4th Avenue Yoga, Vantage Bowling Center, Casa Video, a $125 gift basket of art supplies from Arizona Art Supply, a Couple’s Membership to 191 Toole, and many more incredible items and opportunities

Bingo Night @ the Gallery!

BINGO NIGHT AT WOMANKRAFT!

If you haven’t BIN…
you should GO!
Entry is $5 General public, $3 WomanKraft members

Friday, April 27th, 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.

Where: WomanKraft Art Center – 388 S. Stone Ave. Tucson, AZ 85701 *Just 4 blocks South of Broadway Blvd. on Stone Ave.

When: Friday, April 27th, 7-9 PM

Cost: $5 General public, $3 WomanKraft members

(520) 629-9976 www.womankraft.org

Esperanza Dance Project Performance Fundraiser @ WomanKraft

 

Two local non-profit arts organizations, The Esperanza Dance Project and the WomanKraft Art Center, are holding a multi-dimensional performance fundraiser on March 10th at the WomanKraft Art Center!/

Special fundraising performance will be held at the WomanKraft Art Center ‘Castle’,
located at  388 S. Stone Avenue, Tucson. Please join us for a very special performance and reception on Saturday, March 10th, 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 6 mini performances by the dancers, as well as a featured section from Esperanza’s multimedia performance, “House of Hope”.

Suggested donation is $10.

Performances will be held from 2-4pm with an evening reception in the gallery from 4-6pm
for an chance to open conversations on topics pertaining to both organizations.

Find out more about this event by contacting WomanKraft directly at (520)629-9976
and learn more about the Esperanza Dance Project at www.esperanzadanceproject.org

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

When: Saturday, March 10th. Performances 2-4 PM, Reception 4-6 PM.

 

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CALL TO ARTISTS!

WomanKraft Art Center, located at 388 S. Stone Ave. Tucson, AZ 85701 currently has a CALL TO LOCAL ARTISTS!

CALL TO ARTISTS: ‘Drawing Down the Muse’

Upcoming exhibition: This is the 26th annual women’s only exhibit “Drawing Down the Muse”, 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 24th. Interested in exhibiting? Call (520) 629-9976 Ext. 3 for appointments with Director of Exhibits Zoe Rhyne. 

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 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!

flights-of-fantasy

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 RUMMAGE SALE IS HERE

Mark you calendars, set your alarm clocks, tape it to your fridge or write it on your hand or whatever it takes but

SAVE THE DATE! 

THE RUMMAGE SALE IS THIS FRIDAY AND THIS SATURDAY, AUGUST 12 + 13 FROM 8 AM TO 4PM! AT WOMANKRAFT!! 388 S. Stone Ave.

 

Rummage Sale

THE AUGUST RUMMAGE FAIR!!
Friday, August 12th and Saturday, August 13th, both days from 8:00 AM -4:00 PM.

This fantastic indoor, two-day event is not to be missed!  Anything from art supplies, jewelry, clothes, shoes, kitchenware, knick-knacks, books, movies, vintage items, holiday decorations, toys, tools and more can be found at the sale. And by anything we mean EVERYTHING because we fill our huge space FULL of goodies. And we mean full!
HOW CAN YOU HELP?
1. Come support this local org. and get a great bargain shopping during the sale!
2. Send along that box of stuff you’ve been meaning to donate. We’ll except clean working items right through the sale!
3. Volunteer some time here at WomanKraft. Help set up the sale on Thursday, August 11th from 10 AM on, and again on Saturday the 13th at 4pm when we pack up the remainders and take to the swap meet Sunday morning. Go FUNdraisers, go!

388 S. Stone Avenue (That’s 4 blocks South of Broadway, on Stone Avenue)
(520) 629-9976 www.womankraft.org

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.

SPINES N’ THINGS :: Reception THIS SATURDAY night!!

WomanKraft Art Center  presents SPINES N’ THINGS 388 S. Stone Avenue

SPINES

SPINES N’ THINGS
June 6th – July 25th, 2015
Receptions: Saturday, June 6 and Saturday, July 11 7:00-10:00 P.M.
Regular Gallery Hours: Wednesday Through Saturday 1:00-5:00 P.M.
WomanKraft Art Center, 388 s. Stone Avenue, invites you to the exhibit, SPINES N’ THINGS!
This show will focus on the ‘point’ of the desert. Yes, cactus spines. This is a chance to showcase the prickly beauty that goes hand-in-hand with this amazing place. All mediums accepted. Everyone is encouraged to see this exhibit, it’s free!
The next evening reception will be held, July 11th
from 7:00-10:00 PM.

Please Note:
This is the only exception to our Receptions always being the First Saturday of the Month. However, the first Saturday of July is the Fourth of July so enjoy some fireworks and come see us the following Saturday, July 11!!

Regular gallery hours are Wednesday through Saturday, 1:00-5:00 P.M.

SPINES N THINGS

See a SNEAK PEAK of the Show by clicking here, or on the images.

Next up  on the line of events at WomanKraft,
Join WomanKraft for our largest and most anticipated fundraiser,

bi-annual RUMMAGE FAIR!!


Where: 388 south Stone Avenue – just 4 blocks south of Broadway

When: Friday and Saturday, August 14 and 15, 8 A.M.–4 P.M.

Art supplies, kitchen stuff, knick-knacks, books, clothes, tools, toys, movies, all you can think of and more! We are also seeking volunteers for set up Wednesday, August 12 from 1-5 PM and Thursday, August 13, 10 AM until it’s done.

The fair will run Friday and Saturday, August 14 and 15 from 8 A.M. to 4 P.M.

NO EARLY BIRDS. 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!

See the current exhibit another time, Saturday July 11th from 7-10 PM and every week Wednesday – Saturday 1:00 – 5:00 PM at 388 S. Stone Avenue. See you there!

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