October Events for the Arts!! Storytelling Under the Stars : WomanKraft and FST! THIS FRIDAY, October 23rd!

Join us this weekend for an evening under the stars with sublime stories.
WomanKraft Art Center is pleased to announce a collaboration with FST! Female Story Tellers, presenting

Storytelling Under the Stars Friday, October 23, 2015 7:00-9:00 PM

$5.00 Tickets!

Join us for an evening of entertainment and expression, outside under the stars! Come to share your short 5–10 minute story or just sit back and enjoy from our lovely outdoor grounds! 30 chairs available, feel free to bring a folding chair and/or some padding to stay comfy.

388 S. Stone Avenue (520)629-9976 Regular Gallery Hours: Wednesday Through Saturday 1:00-5:00 P.M.

FemFST_Symbol_greenale Story Tellers, a local Tucson organization founded in 2012. Each FST! performance is uniquely unpredictable, often inspiring much laughter and the occasional tear from the audience. As passionate as FST! members are about storytelling, FST! also focuses on supporting the local community by raising funds for arts and community organizations. These women rock! Learn more here: http://www.fstorytellers.com/index.html

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There are many great events happening in Tucson during the month of October! On the 19th, WomanKraft attended “The Elephant Man” Presented by Speak the Speech Theatre Company at the Community Playhouse. You don’t want to miss this particularly alluring production! Performances continue through October 25th. Learn more by scrolling down this page, or visit their website at www.ststheatre.org

 

Women’s Voices Take the Stage
SheworXX debuts “Gnawing the Bone: Re-Fleshing Myth and Tale from a Feminist Perspective” Written by sheworXX members, it is directed by Esther Almazan
November 12 – 15 at YWCA Southern Arizona – 525 N Bonita Ave Tucson, AZ 85745
7:30pm Thursday Nov 12, Friday Nov 13, and Saturday Nov 14 6:30pm Sunday Nov 15
Tickets $18 / students & artists $15

Visit the sheworXX website at https://sites.google.com/site/sheworXX/

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Recycling with Purpose A New exhibit at the WomanKraft Art Center

Recycling with Purpose

A New exhibit at the WomanKraft Art Center

Join us for an opening reception this Saturday, September 5th from 7-10 P.M. at 388 S. Stone Avenue. Just four blocks South of Broadway.

You are invited to WomanKraft this weekend, to welcome the fall exhibit, Recycling with Purpose. This show highlights the versatility of re-purposing, up cycling, and re-furbishing in a variety of both functional and fine art. The work on display by local artists is creative and green!

RECYCLING WITH PURPOSE
388 S. Stone Avenue
September 5 – October 24, 2015
Receptions: Saturday, September 5 and Saturday, October 3, 7-10 P.M.
Regular Gallery Hours: Wednesday Through
Saturday 1:00-5:00 P.M.

**Artists encouraged to wear beautiful custom name tags for ice breaking convenience.

by Lonni Lees

work picture above by Lonni Lees. Come see this and even more  this Saturday Night, Reception night at WomanKraft!

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August at WomanKraft

Upcoming Events at WomanKraft
Board Meeting, Rummage Fair, and Call to Artists. Happy August!

Upcoming Events at WomanKraft

Board Meeting, Rummage Fair, and Call to Artists. Happy August!

The gallery only is closed in August, but all kinds of things will still be happening at WomanKraft. This includes classes and workshops!

Firstly, Board Members and interested individuals are invited to attend WomanKraft’s BOARD MEETING this Saturday, August 8, 2015 from 10 AM to Noon. 388 S. Stone

Next week, it is finally time for our Bi-Annual Indoor (Air Conditioned of course) Rummage Fair.

Join us FRIDAY AND SATURDAY AUGUST 14 AND 15 both days from  8:00 AM to 4:00 PM. 388 S. Stone Avenue. The greatest indoor sale of all time! We collect clean and working items all year round from our generous supporters. All proceeds will go towards important aspects of WomanKraft’s sustainability. Come find great bargains and support a great organization!
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. NO EARLY BIRDS.
What: Art supplies, kitchen stuff, nick-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.

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!

Baby Barrels by Josh SmithCALL TO ARTISTS:
Recycling with Purpose

September 5 – October 24, 2015
This show will highlight the versatility of re-purposing, up-cycling, and re-furbishing. Functional and fine art accepted, get creative and go green!
Deadline for submissions: August 22, 2015 call Director of Exhibits Zoe Rhyne at 629-9976 ext. 3 to schedule and appointment.

 

 

STUDIO 102 FOR RENT

$250 A month, this is a ground level charmer, private entrance, complete with closet space, personal bathroom and shower.
$250 a month, first and last month due at time of signing contract. 24 hour access,
NOT a live-in space.
Utilities included, smoke-free.
Call (520) 629-9976 for more information

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

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

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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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Drawing Down the Muse OPENING RECEPTION this weekend and more!

Drawing Down the Muse

Join WomanKraft THIS SATURDAY, April 4th for our 23rd Annual Women’s Only Exhibit: Drawing Down the Muse.
Come celebrate our divine feminine power with Tucson original art work – by and for women artists. No restriction on subject matter.
Drawing Down the Muse opens Saturday, April 4th with an Evening Reception from 7:00 – 10:00 P.M. at the WomanKraft Art Center, located just 4 blocks south of Broadway. Artists, don’t forget your beautiful name tags!

Want to stop by and see the new show some other time? Feel free! the WomanKraft gallery is open Wednesdays through Saturdays, starting April 8 – May 30 from 1:00 – 5:00 P.M. There will be another evening reception the first Saturday in May, May 2nd from 7-10 P.M. For more information, Call (520) 629-9976
AND NEXT WEEK, DRUM ROLL PLEASE,

DIYClick on the image above to see the Facebook Event!!
Join WomanKraft at the Flycatcher for an amazing event hosted by FST! Female StoryTellers. www.fstorytellers.com
Sometimes, when you want something done right, you’ve just got to Do It Yourself. Join us at the Flycatcher on Wednesday, April 8, as the crafty women of FST! tell their stories of making, building, doing, hacking, crafting, and home-improving. FST!ers are doing it for themselves!
Doors open at 6:30PM, show starts at 7. Suggested donation is $7; cash only, please! ASL interpreters will be provided. Venue is 21+.
As always, FST! will donate a portion of proceeds to a local nonprofit. This month, our beneficiary is WomanKraft Art Center, a Non-Profit Arts Organization founded in 1974 to claim, validate, and empower women artists and other under represented groups

Check out this amazing blog!

Our Current Exhibit, Here Comes the Sun, has over 23 local artists exhibiting a variety of mediums in celebration on the arrival of spring. One of our new artists, showing work with us for the very first time, Miriam F. Vercillo, a crotchet artist, inspires many, including her daughter, a crotchet enthusiast. Check out the fantastic article about Miriam and her work at http://www.crochetconcupiscence.com/2015/02/my-mother-the-crochet-artist/

A Splash of Color Miriam F Vercillo

WomanKraft would like to say Thank you! to Kathryn Vercillo for mentioning us.

Haven’t been in to catch the show yet? Here Comes the Sun is open to the public
Wednesday – Saturday 1:00-5 :00 P.M. at 388 S. Stone Avenue. An Evening Reception will be held
Saturday, March 7 from 7:00-10:00 PM.

February Events at the WomanKraft Castle

There are always wonderful things happening at the WomanKraft Art Center, and February is no exception!

Help us to coax the arrival of spring with our Opening Reception and Exhibition
Here Comes the Sun.

Opening Reception THIS SATURDAY February 7th
7:00 – 10:00  P.M. (388 s. Stone Ave)

Here’s a tiny sneak preview of some of the work being displayed in this exhibit. Hope you like it!

On a completely separate note, have you ‘friend-ed’ WomanKraft on Facebook yet? Check it out, we’ve gone viral!
https://www.facebook.com/womankraft

Later in February, Join WomanKraft on Saturday, February 28 from 7- 10 P.M. for Karaoke tunes and good times!

We always rock the house, and audience participation is totally optional. $5 non-members, $3 WomanKraft Members! See you there!

Karaoke night!! EEeekk!