Tempe Arts Center

Activities: Education Programs; Guided Tours (reserve in advance); Lectures; Temporary Exhibitions; Traveling Exhibitions.

Publications: newsletter, “Centered on Art” (quarterly).

Tempe Arts Center is a private, nonprofit arts organization exhibiting contemporary crafts and sculpture by regionally, nationally, and internationally recognized artists. The Center operates a main gallery, sculpture garden, classroom, gift shop, and office in historic Tempe Beach Park in downtown Tempe. The Center also operates a satellite gallery at the lempe Public Library.

Tempe Arts Center Calendar

Tempe Arts Center Photo Gallery




Tucson De Grazia Gallery in the Sun

Publications: blogs; collection catalogue; exhibition catalogues.

Devoted to the work of a single artist, De Grazia, the Gallery in the Sun was designed by the artist and constructed under his supervision. The Gallery contains the largest and most complete collection of his art in existence. The size of this collection prevents it from being exhibited in its entirety. Therefore, the museum has developed a policy whereby certain rooms have been set aside for permanent exhibits, while other areas are dedicated to rotating exhibits. Beside the Gallery stands De Grazias Mission in the Sun. The little chapel was built in honor of Padre Kino, and dedicated to Our Lady of Guadeloupe, patron saint of Mexico. The artist designed the building and carried out its construction.

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Tucson Museum of Art

K. Goodman Pavilion of Western American Art. As a regional museum, TMA focuses on the art of the Americas, with an emphasis on art related to the Southwest and its strong Hispanic and Native American traditions and history. This collections policy supports the Museums mission to stress the importance of the diverse cultural and historic heritage of Tucson. The Museum maintains a permanent collection of more than 6.000 works of art. Each year the Tucson Museum of Art presents fifteen to twenty changing exhibitions of work in all media organized by the Museum or traveling exhibitions organized by other institutions.

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The focus of the collection is on art of the Americas, much of \\ :iich ia on permanent display. Main areas are Pre-Columbian. Spanish Colonial, and Hispanic Folk Arts (438 objects): The American West 111 19th- and 20th-century Art (460 paintings, sculptures and works on paper, including works by Remington.

Tempe Fine Arts Center

Russell. Catlin, Weighorst, and Nicolai Fechin); 20th-century Art (2,200 pieces, including excellent examples of early 20th-century American masters such as Dove. Hartley, Bellows and Sloan; contemporary works by Southwestern artists with national reputations such as Luis Jimenez, Larry Bell, Bruce Nauruan, and Harmony Hammond; important Mexican artists such as Cuevas and Rarfios-Martinez; and representative artists of Arizona).

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