“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.

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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Last chance to catch “SIZE Matters” exhibit, plus KARAOKE NIGHT!

The current exhibit is coming to a close, and YOU ARE INVTED to celebrate it’s farewell with Karaoke Night this Friday in the gallery!

This Weekend @ WomanKraft:
‘Size Matters’ closes and Karaoke Night is happening Friday, Oct. 27th 7-10 PM

‘SIZE Matters’ September 2nd – October 27th, 2017.
We close the current exhibit this very Friday night, with Karaoke Night from 7-10 PM. 

WomanKraft Art Center 388 S. Stone Avenue

Oil and Water Postcards by Kristen Gautier-Downes

Oil and Water Postcards by Kristen Gautier-Downes

Your last chance to catch “SIZE matters”.

Join us Wednesday, Thursday and Friday October 25-27th from 1:00 – 5:00PM for the last opportunity to see the current work on display, exploring size and dimensionality in a variety of media and a plethora of local talent, at the WomanKraft Art Center 388 S. Stone Ave.

“Kind” Karaoke Night in the Gallery!!

Karaoke night will be
Friday, October 27th
7:00 – 10:00 PM,
388 South Stone Avenue .

Tickets: $5 General public,
$3 WomanKraft members
(520)629-9976 for more info

**this is a FRAGRANCE-FREE event**

Reception Night this Saturday, Oct. 7th for “SIZE Matters”

‘SIZE Matters’

The current exhibit at the WomanKraft Art Center, located downtown at
388 S.  Stone Avenue

An Evening Reception will be held this 

Saturday, October 7th,
7:00 – 10:00 pm

 

Size Recept!

During the reception on October 7th, a very special guest will be adding dimension to the atmosphere with music playing from a classic victrola!

‘BLACK AND WHITE AND SHADES OF GREY’

WomanKraft  has an all new exhibit currently on display,

‘BLACK AND WHITE AND SHADES OF GREY’

SECOND EVENING Reception the first Saturday of the month,
JULY 1st, 7-10 PM

The absence of color, unrestricted in media.

This new exhibit features work by local artists, and it’s open June 3rd – July 29th.

  • Evening Reception for ‘Black and White and Shades of Grey’ Saturday, July 1st, from 7-1o PM
  • 388 S. Stone Ave. Tucson, Arizona, just 4 block South of Broadway Blvd. WomanKraft Art Center
  • The reception will be held from 7-10 PM, and then the gallery is open every WednesdaySaturday, from 1-5 PM..

 

‘Black and White and Shade of Grey’
June 3rd – July 29, 2017.
SECOND EVENING Reception the first Saturday of the month,
JULY 1st, 7-10 PM

WomanKraft Art Center 388 S. Stone Avenue

 

 

Barrio Histórico by Wyatt Anthony

Barrio Histórico by Wyatt Anthony

Wyatt Anthony Memorial

WomanKraft mourns the death of longtime member Wyatt Anthony. While not a founder, Wyatt was one of our earliest members and always a supporter. A talented photographer, she studied with Jack Welpott in San Francisco and Lou Bernal in Tucson, participating in solo and group shows in Arizona and the Bay Area, including a solo show “Total Immersion” at the UA in 1976, She served as media coordinator for the Tucson Rape Crisis Center and the Tucson Center for Women and Children, also serving as photo-documentation technician for the Community Artists Project. She coordinated several film festivals including one for the Tucson Women’s Cable Consortium. For many years she worked at Casa Video, sharing her love and knowledge of film.

Wyatt was an animal rights activist and worked on several political campaigns including those of Meredith Little, Carmine Cardamone, and John Kromko.

WomanKraft will include a selection of Wyatt’s images in the June/July/ exhibit ‘Black and White and Shades of Grey’ .

A celebration of her life will be held at WomanKraft on Sunday, July 9 from 1- 4pm. There will be an open mic for friends to share adventures with Wyatt and a selection of her favorite snacks and beverages together with a chance to view more of her images.