Opening This Week
BERO GALLERY. 41 S. Sixth Ave. 792-0313. Opening July 24 and continuing through August 30: Poetry Gallery at Bero--3, the third-annual exhibit of collaborative works between poets and photographers, including Richard Siken, Darren Clark, James Graham, Camille Bonzani, Kore Press, Sol Zimmerman, Robert Sidur, Robin Lauzon, Samantha Backer, Renae Lillie, and Maggie Goldstein. There's an artists' reception from 7 to 10 p.m. Saturday, August 2, and a reading on Monday, August 30. Gallery hours are 5 to 7 p.m. Thursdays, Downtown Saturday Nights, and by appointment.
OLD PUEBLO GALLERY. 6290 E. Grant Road. 885-0746. Opening with a reception from 3 to 6 p.m. Saturday, July 26, and continuing through August 29: Shadow Play, a watercolor exhibit by Sue Stevens. Gallery hours are 10 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Monday through Friday, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, and by appointment.
ARIZONA GALLERY. UA Student Union, north side of the mall east of Old Main. 621-5123. Continuing through August 14: The Land, an exhibition of works by selected artists from the Arizona Women's Caucus for Art. Gallery hours are 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. Monday through Friday.
ARTERY FINE ART GALLERY. 2843 N. Campbell Ave. 327-6094. Continuing through September 30: new works by local artists, featuring paintings, photography, statues, and prints. Gallery hours are 9:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Monday through Saturday, and 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday.
CENTER FOR CREATIVE PHOTOGRAPHY. UA campus, on Speedway east of Park Avenue. 621-7968. Continuing through September 14: How Far Back Is Home, works by Canadian photographer Sandra Semchuk. Regular gallery hours are 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday, noon to 5 p.m. Sunday.
DAVIS DOMINGUEZ GALLERY. Casas Adobes Office Park. 6812 N. Oracle Road. 297-1427. Continuing through August 2: Tucson Collection '97, the fifth annual Summer Invitational Small Works Exhibition, featuring works by more than 40 Tucson artists. Regular gallery hours are 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday through Friday, and 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday.
DESERT ARTISANS' GALLERY. 6536 E. Tanque Verde Road. 722-4412. Continuing through September 8: Sizzling Sensations, paintings, sculpture, and mixed-media creations. Gallery hours are 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Saturday, 10 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Sunday.
HACIENDA DEL SOL GALLERY. 5601 N. Hacienda del Sol Road. 299-1501. Continuing through August 6: platinum photographs by Gary Auerbach. Gallery hours are 7:30 a.m. to 7 p.m. daily.
JOSÉ GALVEZ GALLERY. 743 N. Fourth Ave. 624-6878. Continuing through September 6: Joseph Maruska: New Paintings. Also continuing: new works by Tony DeCarlo. Regular gallery hours are 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Wednesday through Friday, 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, 6 to 9 p.m. Downtown Saturday Night and by appointment.
JOSEPH GROSS GALLERY. UA Fine Arts Complex. South end of the pedestrian underpass on Speedway east of Park Avenue. 626-4215. Continuing through August 14: Territories of Grace: Post-Holocaust Kabbalist Works, by Josh Goldberg. Regular gallery hours are 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday, 1 to 4 p.m. Sunday. Closed Saturdays.
LIONEL ROMBACH GALLERY. Gross Gallery Building. UA Fine Arts Complex, south end of the pedestrian underpass on Speedway east of Park Avenue. 626-4215. Continuing through August 14: The Lunatic's Ball, installation by Cassie C. Davis. Regular gallery hours are 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday.
OBSIDIAN GALLERY. 4340 N. Campbell Ave. 577-3598. Continuing through September 6: handcrafted furniture, accessories, and outdoor sculpture by 12 artists. Join the annual Monsoon Party and Artists' Reception from 6 to 9 p.m. Saturday, July 26. Gallery hours are 10 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Monday through Saturday.
PHANTOM GALLERY. Various downtown locations. Oil pastel portraits by Paul Erath are on display at 221 S. Church Ave., in La Placita. See Martina Thies' installation, Longing for the Ocean, at 221 N. Court Ave. Susannah Fiering's woodcuts are on display at 38 E. Congress St. Visit the Tucson Arts District Partnership office, 4 E. Congress St., to view a sampling of works by artists who've previously exhibited in Phantom Galleries. Call the Tucson Arts District Partnership at 624-9977 for information on other Phantom Gallery locations.
PHANTOM MURALS AND SCULPTURE. Various downtown locations. The following outdoor murals are located in the Arts District: Ofrenda, by Martin Hernandez, 111 S. Sixth Ave; Homage To Tucson, by Lydia D'Amico, 400 N. Fourth Ave; Cats, by Monika Rossa, 36 E. Congress St.; mythical muscular figures by Gustavo Rocha, behind Johnny Gibson's in Arizona Alley; Drawn to the Light, by Luna Lee Ray, corner of Broadway and Stone Avenue; and The Thinkers, by Eleanor Kohloss, Fourth Avenue and Sixth Street. Ned Egan's Blue Steel Bouquet, the first in the Phantom Sculpture Spring Series, can be found next to the Julian Drew building on Broadway between Fifth and Sixth avenues. Call the Tucson Arts District Partnership at 624-9977 for information.
PHILABAUM CONTEMPORARY ART GLASS. 711 S. Sixth Ave. 884-7404. Continuing through August 30: Interior Motives III: Dinner for Two, featuring tabletop items such as glass dinnerware, drinking vessels and table accessories. Regular gallery hours are 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Saturday.
RAW GALLERY. 43 S. Sixth Ave. 882-6927. Continuing through August 30: FREE ART!, a collection of miniature works presented in the Raw window displays by the Tucson art group T.A.G. Regular gallery hours are 1 to 5 p.m. Wednesday through Saturday, Downtown Saturday Night, Thursday Night Art Walk or by appointment.
SHOE CITY GALLERY. 40 E. Pennington St. 628-7477. Continuing through August 21: New paintings, drawings, and sculpture by member artists. Twenty-five percent of all gallery sales benefit the Shoe City Artists Cooperative. Gallery hours are 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Tuesday through Friday, Downtown Saturday Night, and by appointment.
T/PAC COMMUNITY GALLERY. 240 N. Stone Ave. 624-0595. Continuing through August 1: The Tucson/Pima Arts Council presents Parks, Plazas & Parkways: Public Art in Tucson. This exhibit will feature public art projects from Tucson's past, present, and future. Regular gallery hours are 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday.
TEMPLE GALLERY. 330 S. Scott Ave. 884-4875. Continuing through August 4: the Tucson Museum of Art's Mentor Exhibition. Gallery hours are 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday through Friday, and prior to ATC performances. Call 624-7370 for information.
THUNDERBIRD MUSEUM & GALLERY. 300 E. Broadway. 795-0086. Continuing through August 31: works by Leonard F. Chana and Frank Patania Jr. Gallery hours are from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday through Saturday.
TOHONO CHUL PARK GALLERY. 7366 N. Paseo del Norte. 742-6455. Continuing through August 10: Tohono Chul Park's Permanent Collection of Native American Crafts. Continuing through September 22: Artful Visions: Artworks by Students of TUSD Magnet Schools. Gallery hours are 9:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Saturday, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday.
TUCSON BOTANICAL GARDENS GALLERY. 2150 N. Alvernon Way. 326-9686. Continuing through August 31 in Porter Hall: Summer in the Gardens, watercolor paintings by Sarah Schmerle. Gallery hours are 7:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. daily.
TUCSON MUSEUM OF ART. 140 N. Main Ave. 624-2333. Continuing through August 17: Arizona Biennial '97, featuring 117 works by 85 Arizona artists. Museum hours are 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday through Saturday, noon to 4 p.m. Sunday. Admission is $2 for adults, $1 for seniors and students, and free for children under age 12. Admission is free for all on Tuesdays.
UNION GALLERY. UA Student Union, first floor. 621-5123. Continuing through August 11: Desert Solitaire, recent paintings by Max Hammond. There is a reception for the artists from 5 to 7 p.m. Friday, July 25. Gallery hours are 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday through Friday.
OLD PUEBLO FRAMEWORKS AND GALLERY. 6290 E. Grant Road. 885-0746. Continuing through July 25: Southwest Potpourri, featuring paintings by Cal Cook and Del Sutton. Regular gallery hours are 10 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Monday through Friday, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, and by appointment.
PINK ADOBE GALLERY. 222 E. Congress St. 623-2828. Continuing through July 31: metal sculpture by Henry Dupere, handpainted wood sculpture by Brian Andreas, and gemstone jewelry by Joryel Vera. Gallery hours are 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Wednesday, 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. Thursday through Saturday, and Downtown Saturday Nights.
PINK ADOBE GALLERY. 6538 E. Tanque Verde Road. 298-5995. Continuing through July 31: Clay animals by Linda Brewer, handcrafted Judaica by Gary Rosenthal, and colored pencil drawings by Katherine Hetzel. Gallery hours are 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Saturday.
TUCSON PIMA LIBRARY. 101 N. Stone Ave. 791-4393. Continuing through July 31: Abstract topographical pastel designs and whimsical colored pencil drawings by Jan Damorest. Exhibit space open during regular library hours.
VENTURE GALLERY. 6541 E. Tanque Verde Road. 298-2258. Continuing through July 31: new works by watercolor artist Katie Hazen. Gallery hours are 10 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Monday through Saturday, and by appointment.
Out Of Town
OTERO STREET GALLERY. 5 Camino Otero, Tubac. Opening July 28 and continuing through November 23: Views of the Santa Cruz Valley, featuring works by Shirley Flynn, Margaret Johnson, Mary Langston, and Rea Ragatz. Call 398-8014 for gallery hours and information.
ARTS BRIGADE. Get involved with the Brigade: Help paint a mural on Fourth Avenue, work on a Quilt of Solidarity, participate in the street chalk mural and more with the Arts Brigade, an intergenerational collective of politically minded cultural workers. To get the scoop, join them any Tuesday at 7 p.m. for an orientation meeting. Call 629-8346 for information.
ATTENTION ARTISTS. Studio space available. Shoe City Artists Cooperative and Gallery is accepting new members. Applications are available at 40 E. Pennington St. or the Downtown Arts and Business Alliance. Call 628-7477 for information.
CALL TO ARTISTS. The Wingspan Gallery welcomes exhibition inquiries from local gay and lesbian artists in all media for this year's OUToberfest Juried Art Exhibition. Wingspan's new facilities, 300 E. Sixth St., are able to accommodate a much larger group of artists. Submission deadline is September 24. Call Bob MacMahon at 624-1779, or stop by to pick up an entry form.
CALL TO ARTISTS. Central Arts Collective seeks entries for Local Exposure, a juried exhibition of Tucson photographers, to run in September. Entry fee is $20 for up to four slides. Submission deadline is July 31. For prospectus, send SASE to: Local Exposure, Central Arts Collective, 188 E. Broadway, Tucson, AZ 85701.
CALL TO ARTISTS. Tohono Chul Park seeks artists working with colored pencils for a juried exhibition sponsored by the Arizona Colored Pencil Society, scheduled to run October 9 through November 30. Members and non-members of the ACPS are encouraged to apply. Deadline for submissions is August 1. For a prospectus, send SASE to: Vicki Donkersley, Tohono Chul Park, 7366 N. Paseo del Norte, Tucson, AZ 85704.
ART WALK UPDATE. Docent-guided Art Walk tours of the Arts District and downtown galleries are taking a summer vacation until the fall. Self-guided tours may continue, but it is suggested to call ahead and confirm gallery summer hours. Call the Tucson Arts District Partnership at 624-9977 for a brochure of downtown galleries and information.
GLASSBLOWING DEMONSTRATION. Watch glassblowers practice their craft at the downtown studio of Philabaum Contemporary Art Glass, 711 S. Sixth Ave. Call 884-7404 to confirm the day's schedule, or if there are more than six people in your party.
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