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 🙂

 

‘DRAWING DOWN THE MUSE’ Opening Reception this Saturday, April 7th.

DRAWING DOWN THE MUSE

Our 26th Annual women’s only exhibit by and for local women artists. Join us in celebrating work exploring all mediums and subject matter by women artists.

Saturday, April 7th

7:00 – 10:00 pm

A celebration of our divine feminine power…

  • Evening Reception: Saturday, April 7th, 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

Fluid Acrylic Clock by Joni Brei

Please join WomanKraft in celebrating a brand new exhibit and long standing tradition  at 388 S. Stone Avenue. This exhibit, entitled “Drawing Down the Muse”, will feature a large variety of local artists, all of them women. Subject matter will vary greatly for your viewing pleasure.

 

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

Glass Etching by Anissa Marie

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BINGO NIGHT! Friday, April 27th!

 

 

WomanKraft’s latest and greatest fundraiser, emphasis on fun, is Bingo Night!
$5 for non-members, $3 for members. And it only get’s better from there! Each additional card is only $1! Prizes include: art, plants, gift certificates, homemade goodies, jewelry, candles, magnets… and more!

Our next Bingo night will be  Friday, April 27th, 7-9pm.

If you haven’t BIN…
You should GO!

“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.

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.

Castle BIRTHDAY PARTY!

It’s WomanKraft’s Birthday!
WomanKraft’s annual birthday is always celebrated on our first Saturday December reception and this year marks our 44th year as a 501(c)3 non-profit arts organization!
 
This December also celebrates our 26th year here on Stone Avenue, in what we lovingly refer to as ‘the Castle’. Speaking of, this beautiful Queen Ann Victorian building is turning 100 years old.
 
This special Saturday The Castle will be an “open house” and folks will get a chance to see the whole building, even upstairs! We’ve got a lot to be thankful for and a lot to celebrate.
 
We’re inviting folks to come and celebrate a lot of great things. First and foremost, we’ve paid the mortgage in full. Yes, WomanKraft holds the deed to our lovely castle, and we should all be so proud because nothing as amazing as this place happens because of one or two people alone.
 
It’s the whole that made this organization what it is today. The ups and downs and everything in between. The one dollar contribution to the tens of thousands, the one art purchase to collectors who frequent us, the one workshop attendee to our regulars. It’s all of us, so be proud!
Join us Saturday, December 2nd, 2017 from 1pm till 5pm.
7-10pm is our second reception.
There will be drinks and snacks all day, our reception spread (and birthday cake! ) from 7-10pm.
Bring a gift for the castle if you can, but no matter what….join us!

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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