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. 

“Out of this World” Reception Night THIS Saturday!!

‘OUT OF THIS WORLD’

Featuring work by local artists inspired by the vastness of space..

Galaxies, nebulas, stars, planets, alien creatures, constellations, and astrology!

Saturday, March 3rd,
7:00 – 10:00 pm

With special preview performance
by the Esperanza Dance Project!!

The event will be  FAR OUT…

  • Evening Reception: Saturday, March 3rd, 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

“Gemini” by Tony Di Angelis

Special Surprise Performance at the Reception!!

At the Reception this Saturday Night, the Esperanza Dance Project will be making a surprise appearance with a preview of choreography created for the upcoming fundraiser on March 10th. WE ARE SO EXCITED! LIVE DANCE!

more info @ www.esperanzadanceproject.com

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

Please join WomanKraft in celebrating this exciting exhibit with an evening reception this weekend at 388 S. Stone Avenue. This exhibit, “Out of this World”, will feature a variety of work by local artists exploring the theme of space, outer space, magical mystical astronomical anomalies and more! All mediums.

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. 

New Exhibit “Out of this World” opens this Saturday @ WomanKraft!

OUT OF THIS WORLD

This new exhibit features work inspired by the vastness of space..

Galaxies, nebulas, stars, planets, alien creatures or worlds, constellations, and astrology!

Saturday, February 3rd,
7:00 – 10:00 pm

Mixed Media Planet by Zoe Rhyne

Mixed Media Planet by Zoe Rhyne

Possibilities will only limited by your imagination…

  • Evening Reception: Saturday, February 3rd, 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
Glass etched and painted on with a wax buff by Anissa Quintana

Glass etched and painted on with a wax buff by Anissa Quintana

Please join WomanKraft in celebrating a brand new exhibit opening this weekend at 388 S. Stone Avenue. This exhibit, entitled “Out of this World”, will feature a variety of work by local artists exploring the theme of space, outer space, magical mystical astronomical anomalies and more! All mediums.

'Cactus Cluster Planet' on Vinyl by Grace Rhyne

‘Cactus Cluster Planet’ on Vinyl by Grace Rhyne

Space-Inspired Frame by Gayle Swanbeck

Space-Inspired Frame by Gayle Swanbeck

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.

It’s Reception Night this Saturday!

‘Drawing Down the Muse’ 

WomanKraft Art Center, is proud to invite you to the
second reception of ‘Drawing Down the Muse’

This is our 25th annual women’s only exhibit by and for local women artists. With 29 artists on display, this reception provides an opportunity for everyone to celebrate our divine feminine power.

Second Reception: Saturday, May 6th7-10 PM.
Gallery Hours: Wednesday – Saturday 1:00-5:00 PM, Free.

WomanKraft Art Center. 388 S. Stone Avenue 629-9976 womankraft.org Free!


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”. This exhibit is free of charge, and open to the public. Visit during regular hours: every WednesdaySaturdayfrom 1:00 – 5:00 PM. Everyone is welcome.
CALL TO ARTISTS

“Black and White and Shades of Grey”
WomanKraft presents an all new exhibit featuring work exploring the absence of color. Charcoal, Photography, scratch art… the possibilities are endless.
We are seeking any and all mediums and subject matter,
as long as it’s in Black and White!  Deadline for submissions: May 27, 2017 Are you an artist interested in exhibiting with WomanKraft? Call 629-9976 ext. 3 for appointments with Director of Exhibits, Zoe Rhyne

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)

WomanKraft presents an all new exhibit, ‘DRAWING DOWN THE MUSE’

‘DRAWING DOWN THE MUSE’

WomanKraft Art Center, is proud to present a very special tradition,

our 25th annual Women’s Only Exhibit,
‘DRAWING DOWN THE MUSE’

April 1st – May 27th, 2017 This is our 25th annual women’s only exhibit by and for local women artists. Join us in the celebration of our divine feminine power. All mediums and subject matter.Opening Reception: Saturday,April 1st, 7-10 PM
Gallery Hours: Wednesday – Saturday 1:00-5:00 PM, Free.
Second Reception: Saturday, May 6th, 7-10 PM.

WomanKraft Art Center. 388 S. Stone Avenue 629-9976 womankraft.org Free!
WomanKraft  is proud to present ‘Drawing Down the Muse’.  This show includes all mediums, unrestricted in subject matter, and promotes the talented women of our community.
Join us in celebrating this tradition and our divine feminine power.
Drawing Down the Muse”  is free of charge, and open to the public.
Come and visit during regular hours: every Wednesday – Saturday from 1:00 – 5:00 PM.

Everyone is welcome.

'Kickin' Back Tonight?' Needle Felted Goddess by Zoe Rhyne

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”.

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.