Gallery Guide

Enrich your life with art. The following is a select list of galleries in Tucson and Southern Arizona whose holdings run the gamut from painting and sculpture to glasswork and ceramics. Call ahead for hours of operation and specific exhibit schedules.

Featured Places

Steve Getzwiller's Nizhoni Ranch Gallery

Steve and Gail Getzwiller provide a dazzling display of prized Navajo masterpieces directly from the talented hands of nearby artisans that come into Sonoita's Nizhoni Ranch Gallery. Amongst the glory of blankets, baskets, rugs, table runners, and pottery, I feel like I'm at a trading post in the Old West. Well, I'm fresh out of rabbit pelts; may I trade cash?

Arlene's

Expect the unexpected at Arlene's in Tombstone! This family-owned gallery, opened since 1978, showcases some of the Southwest's most iconic items. Shop for everything from turquoise jewelry to Native American artifacts to fine art, pottery, and more. A visit to the Western town of Tombstone--with dusty streets, gunfights reenactments, carriage rides, and Shady Ladies--wouldn't be complete with a stop at Arlene's for authentic regional treasures.

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Arizona History Museum

949 E. 2nd St., 520-628-5774
arizonahistoricalsociety.org

The museum interprets Southern Arizona's history from the Spanish Colonial through Territorial eras. Exhibit topics include mining, transportation, Geronimo, 1870s Tucson, Arizona treasures, and uncovering Tucson's past.

Arizona State Museum

The University of Arizona, 1013 E. University Blvd., 520-621-6302
statemuseum.arizona.edu

Exhibitions, programs, and an educational museum store make up the oldest and largest anthropology museum in the region. With an emphasis on native cultures, the museum boasts the world's largest collection of Southwestern Indian pottery and is an affiliate of the Smithsonian Institution.

Artful Living Gallery

in Plaza Colonial, 2840 E. Skyline Dr., Unit 160, 520-203-7004
artfullivingbyjeffferst.com

Sure to catch the eye, vibrant colors shine from Jeff Ferst's paintings hanging in this foothills gallery. Admire abstracts and landscapes packed with the bright colors of the desert while shopping for colorful clothing and home decor.

Artists at Work

2400 N. Campbell Ave., 520-326-5676
artofarizona.com/artistsatwork.htm

At this multicultural gallery, find everything from oils, to ceramics, talavera, jewelry, stained glass, and metalwork—all made by local artists.

Arts Incubator Gallery

108 E. Congress St., 520-792-4503

This tall, narrow space downtown next to The Grill offers the perfect place for local artists to exhibit their work–from performance and installation art to paintings, photography, ceramics, and more.

Bahti Indian Arts

St. Philip's Plaza, 4330 N. Campbell Ave., Ste. 73, 520-577-0290
bahti.com

Established more than 50 years ago, the gallery houses contemporary textiles, jewelry, fetishes, pottery, baskets, Navajo sculptures, and paintings from many tribes. Featuring Terri Goode, Bennie and Valerie Aldrich, Navajo artist Emmi Whitehorse, and an array of emerging artists.

Bicas Art Gallery

44 W. 6th St., 520-628-7950
bicas.org

Love bicycles and recycled art? Find colorful bike art and crafts, including upcycled bike-centric art, bags, sculptures, bike racks, clothing, jewelry, paintings, drawings, and more.

Center for Creative Photography

The University of Arizona, 1030 N. Olive Rd., 520-621-7968
creativephotography.org

In addition to rotating exhibits, this museum on the U of A campus also contains a research center and archives. The center holds more individual works by 20th-century North American photographers—nearly 90,000 prints—than any other museum in the country.

Chris Bubany Gallery

La Plaza Shoppes, 6530 E. Tanque Verde Rd., Ste. 140, 520-885-2960
chrisbubany.com

The whimsical beauty of the Southwest comes to life in Bubany's hand-painted ceramic designs. Find one-of-a-kind tableware featuring the vibrant colors, creatures, and flowers of the desert at her gallery.

Conrad Wilde Gallery

101 W. 6th St., 520-622-8997
conradwildegallery.com

Rotating exhibits of contemporary paintings, sculptures, and works on paper emphasizing abstraction and innovation.

Contreras Gallery

110 E. 6th St., 520-398-6557
contrerashousefineart.com

Located in the historic Warehouse Arts District, this locally owned gallery and working studio showcases contemporary paintings, drawings, and sculpture, as well as monthly exhibitions of local artists and custom-made jewelry.

Covington Fine Arts Gallery Inc.

La Plaza Shoppes, 6530 E. Tanque Verde Rd., Ste. 140, 520-298-7878
covingtongallery.com

Specializes in 19th- and 20th-century American and European paintings, watercolors, and prints, as well as brokering and appraisals.

Davis Dominguez Gallery

154 E. 6th St., 520-629-9759
davisdominguez.com

This contemporary fine art gallery, representing established Tucson artists for 40 years, is located in a fully restored 5,400-square-foot warehouse in the historic Warehouse Arts District. It features a large selection of modern paintings and sculpture.

Deco

2612 E. Broadway Blvd., 319-0888
decoarttucson.com

Touting "a little bit of everything," this eclectic gallery showcases unique gifts and works by local artists. Also find wall, neon, and Western art; jewelry; ongoing classes; vintage items; and rotating exhibits.

DeGrazia Gallery in the Sun

6300 N. Swan Rd., 520-299-9191
degrazia.org

This 10-acre National Historic District features Southwestern art and architecture by legendary artist Ted DeGrazia with adobe gallery, gift shop, chapel, and artist's former home. Original paintings, watercolors, sculptures, ceramics, and more.

Desert Artisans' Gallery

La Plaza Shoppes, 6536 E. Tanque Verde Rd., Ste. 120, 520-722-4412
desertartisans.com

A cooperative gallery featuring selected works by 60 local artists offering contemporary and traditional art in a variety of mediums, including painting, photography, fused glass, ceramics, and handmade jewelry.

Details Art & Design

Gallery Row, 3001 E. Skyline Dr., Ste. 139, 520-577-1995
detailsart.com

This multimedia, contemporary craft gallery specializes in gifts and items for the home. Hosts a number of receptions throughout the year featuring local and regional artists.

Dragonfly Gallery

721 N. Fourth Ave., 520-628-3164
dragonflyvillage.org

The gallery's proceeds—with pieces by local artists ranging from sculpture and hand blown glass to acrylics—go to Dragonfly Village, which provides transitional housing to homeless and low-income people.

Drawing Studio, The

2760 N. Tucson Blvd., 520-620-0947
thedrawingstudio.org

A visual arts center founded by noted artist and art educator Andrew Rush. Featuring a year-round schedule of exhibitions by students, associates, faculty, and nationally recognized guest artists in a variety of 2-D and 3-D mediums.

Etherton Gallery

135 S. 6th Ave., 520-624-7370
ethertongallery.com

Known for its vast inventory of vintage, classic, and contemporary photography and museum-quality exhibitions, Etherton Gallery also features paintings, prints, and mixed-media by top local and regional artists.

Fire Ranch Glassworks & Gallery

4280 E. Hawser St., Catalina, 520-818-2239
fireranchglassworks.com

Fire Ranch Glassworks creates original glass art, including botanical sculptures, vases, urns, and Venetian eggs. Features works by owners and artists Richard Hornby and Linda Allyn along with the works of other glass artists.

Four Corners Gallery

7000 E. Tanque Verde Rd., Ste. 16., 520-202-3888
tucsondart.com

Dedicated to preserving and educating about the arts, culture, and heritage of the region, the gallery includes original Southwestern artwork, exquisite handmade silver jewelry, and more from local artists.

Framed to Perfection

7625 N. Oracle Rd., Ste. 125, 520-571-1963
framedtoperfection.com

Limited edition, fine art prints by established international artists and custom framing are this shop's specialty.

Gallery 801

801 N. Main Ave., 520-370-1610
stevenderks.com

This 1880s building houses a gallery with an attached blacksmith shop and features contemporary sculpture, metalwork, and paintings, along with found-object and hand-forged works by owner Steven Derks, as well as works by Dan Lehman, Moises Orozco, Ian Houghton, and Peter Eisner.

Gallery West Classic Native American Art

6420 N. Campbell Ave., 520-529-7002
indianartwest.com

Specializes in historic Plains beadwork and sculpture, classic Navajo weavings, kachinas, and Southwestern basketry and pottery, along with contemporary Southwest jewelry, paintings, and sculpture.

Ironwood Gallery

Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum, 2021 N. Kinney Rd., 520-883-1380
desertmuseum.org/arts

Featuring desert botanicals and native wildlife, with rotating exhibitions showcasing local, national, and international artists. Included in museum admission.

Jane Hamilton Fine Art

Plaza Colonial, 2890 E. Skyline Dr., Ste. 180, 520-529-4886
janehamiltonfineart.com

Artwork in styles ranging from traditional and Southwestern to contemporary and abstract. Featuring traditional landscapes by Tom Murray, iron bell sculptures by Ernst Gruler, and Sticks furniture.

Joseph Gross Gallery

The University of Arizona, 1031 N. Olive Rd., 520-626-4215
web.cfa.arizona.edu/galleries

Showcasing works by students and faculty from the U of A School of Art, this gallery also displays works by professional artists in a wide array of mediums and concepts.

Lionel Rombach Gallery

The University of Arizona, 1031 N. Olive Rd., 520-626-4215
http://web.cfa.arizona.edu/galleries

Students display their artistic visions and learn gallery management at this U of A gallery. It was established in 1977 as a student gallery and displays a broad range of artistic mediums.

Louis Carlos Bernal Gallery

Pima Community College, 2202 W. Anklam Rd., 520-206-6942
pima.edu/community/the-arts/louis-carlos-bernal-gallery

Named for the famous Tucson photographer, this gallery rotates exhibits from regional, national, and international artists every spring. The gallery also hosts a juried student exhibition. Gallery features paintings, printmaking, sculpture, photography, drawings, metalwork, book arts, and installations.

Lynn Rae Lowe's Metal Arts Gallery

3230 N. Dodge Blvd., Ste. A, 520-299-7900
lynnraelowe.com

Home studio and gallery of nationally known artist Lynn Rae Lowe. Gallery features hand-painted metalwork, garden art, and bronze sculpture.

Madaras Gallery

3035 N. Swan Rd., 615-3001
madaras.com

Gallery contains works by local artist Diana Madaras, who specializes in colorful interpretations of the desert Southwest, animals, and florals. Originals, prints, and reproductions on canvas, as well as fine-art gifts.

Mark Sublette Medicine Man Gallery

6872 E. Sunrise Dr., Ste. 130, 520-722-7798
medicinemangallery.com

Features a diverse collection ranging from historic Indian art to contemporary sculptures and paintings by deceased and living artists. Paintings, jewelry, pottery, Navajo rugs, and other Southwestern art, including pieces by Maynard Dixon, Maria Martinez, and Howard Post.

McBride's Framing Gallery

6330 N. Oracle Rd. #216, 520-690-5492

This custom-frame shop doubles as a gallery showcasing Southwest photography by Tad McBride.

Metal Arts Village

3230 N. Dodge Blvd., Studios A–L, 520-975-9792
metalartsvillage.com

The architecturally striking plaza is home to more than 10 artists working in steel, glass, wood, stone, and more. Explore the studios, meet the artists, and tour the outdoor sculpture garden.

Monterey Court Studio Galleries

505 W. Miracle Mile, 520-207-2429
montereycourtaz.com

This historic 1930s motor court has been renovated into charming galleries and artisan shops that showcase contemporary, traditional, and Southwestern art, including glasswork, paintings, jewelry, and custom clothing.

Morning Star Traders & Antiques

2020 E. Speedway Blvd., 520-881-2112
morningstartraders.com

Specializes in antiques and new Native American arts, including jewelry, rugs, baskets, pottery, fetishes, and Yaqui masks, as well as Mexican jewelry, arts, and period antique furniture.

Museum of Contemporary Art

265 S. Church Ave., 520-624-5019
moca-tucson.org

Exhibits contemporary avant-garde art from 1970 on, with six to eight temporary exhibitions per year. Features works by international and local artists, as well as public educational talks and programs on art in science and literature.

P.M. Johnson & Daughters

12511 E. Speedway Blvd., 520-404-7336
glassillusionsstudio.com

This studio exclusively showcases the works of owners Pattie and Mark Johnson. Find all mediums of glass art, including blown, fused, cast, and stained.

Philabaum Glass Gallery & Studio

711 S. 6th Ave., 520-884-7404
philabaumglass.com

From collector pieces to one-of-a-kind jewelry, this space exclusively shows contemporary glass art by nationally recognized artists. It also houses the working glass studio of local artist Tom Philabaum.

Porter Hall Gallery

at Tucson Botanical Gardens, 2150 N. Alvernon Way, 520-326-9686
tucsonbotanical.org

This gallery serves as the centerpiece of the Gardens' historic 1929 home, surrounded by 13 specialty gardens. Monthly exhibits often focus on the flora and fauna of the Sonoran Desert.

Raices Taller 222 Art Gallery & Workshop

218 E. 6th St., 520-881-5335
raicestaller222.com

A Latino-based, nonprofit, cooperative contemporary art gallery in the downtown Warehouse Arts District, dedicated to showing national and international art by co-op members and guest artists.

Reflected Light Gallery

in La Plaza Shoppes, 6530 E. Tanque Verde Rd., Ste. 130, 520-731-0550
paul-pryor.com/link/reflected_light_gallery

Featuring the work of co-owners and artists Bonnie and Paul Pryor, find handcrafted sterling silver jewelry and large, dramatic landscape photographs of the western US.

Sanders Galleries

6420 N. Campbell Ave., 520-299-1763
sandersgalleries.com

Specializes in traditional and contemporary Southwestern, Chinese, Russian, and Native American art, including paintings and sculpture.

Sarnoff's Paloma Art Gallery

4747 E. Sunrise Dr., Ste. 101, 520-577-9224
sarnoffpalomaart.com

An eclectic gallery specializing in original works by local artists Ernesto Esquer, Beth Giachetti, Lawerence Gipe, and Mano Sotelo. Also offering beautiful gifts, local art, custom framing, and a gift and jewelry gallery.

Settlers West Gallery

6420 N. Campbell Ave., 520-299-2607
settlerswest.com

Fine original Western and wildlife art. Featuring works by more than 200 artists, including Howard Terpning, as well as paintings by William Acheff and Scott Tallman Powers.

Skyline Gallery

6360 N. Campbell Ave., Ste. 150, 520-615-3800
skylinegallerytucson.com

Featuring the works of more than 100 North American artists and artisans. Offering unique jewelry, blown glass, pottery, and woodwork.

Solar Culture Gallery

31 E. Toole Ave., 520-884-0874
solarculture.org

This hidden gem music and fine-art venue displays the works of more than 100 community artists. Exhibits rotate thrice annually.

Southern Arizona Watercolor Guild Gallery

5420 E. Broadway Blvd., Ste. 240, 520-299-7294
southernazwatercolorguild.com

This nonprofit, scholarship-driven artist group showcases professional quality artwork ranging from plein-air still life to experimental and abstracts.

Spirited Hands Studio

851 N. Corinth Ave., 520-873-7388
spiritedhandsstudio.com

Specializing in fiber arts, mother/daughter duo Sally Hall and Susan Thompson create apparel, wall hangings, sculptures, and more using the ancient art of felt-making. Classes available. Call for hours.

Temple Gallery

330 S. Scott Ave., 520-624-7370
ethertongallery.com

Managed by Etherton Gallery, the gallery is located downtown in the historic Temple of Music and Art and specializes in paintings, sculpture, and mixed media by top local and regional artists, including Jim Waid, Lynn Taber, and Nancy Tokar Miller.

Tohono Chul

7366 N. Paseo del Norte, 520-742-6455
tohonochulpark.org

The Exhibit House, a restored 1937 adobe building, holds three galleries that feature local and regional artists in eclectic exhibitions that connect the nature, art, and culture of the Sonoran Desert.

Toscana Studio & Gallery

9040 N. Oracle Rd., 520-575-1445
toscanastudioandgallery.com

This all-encompassing art space features contemporary figurative and abstract fine art by established and emerging local artists, as well as art classes and workshops for all ages and a children's summer art camp.

Tucson Museum of Art and Historic Block

140 N. Main Ave., 520-624-2333
tucsonmuseumofart.org

Located in historic downtown, the Tucson Museum of Art and Historic Block features Western, Latin American, and modern and contemporary art exhibitions, as well as five historic houses that provide visitors with a unique look into Tucson's past.

Union Galleries

The University of Arizona, Student Union Memorial Center, 1303 E. University Blvd., 520-621-6142
union.arizona.edu/involvement/galleries

Three gallery spaces within the Student Union display works by students and professional artists. The gallery seeks to expose the campus community to original art, current and ongoing social issues, and the creative process.

University of Arizona Museum of Art, The

The University of Arizona, 1031 N. Olive Rd., 520-621-7567
artmuseum.arizona.edu

The museum presents changing and traveling exhibitions of world-class art throughout the year featuring masterworks from antiquity through the present day. The 15th-century Spanish Altarpiece of Ciudad Rodrigo is always on view.

Wilde Meyer Gallery

Gallery Row, 3001 E. Skyline Dr., Ste. 115, 520-615-5222
wildemeyer.com

Offers an eclectic collection of contemporary fine art. Artists include figurative painter Linda Carter Holman, landscape painters such as Barbara Gurwitz, and abstract painters, including Ryan Hale. Also features artists with contemporary interpretations of cowboys and Native Americans.

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Art Gallery H

8 Plaza Rd., 520-820-7000
artgalleryh.com

Contemporary meets cutting edge with showcases from established and emerging artists. Art Gallery H features paintings, sculptures, and mixed-media from Joy Huckins-Noss, Karl Hoffman, Carla Romero, and more.

Big Horn Galleries

37 Tubac Rd., 520-398-9209
bighorngalleries.com

An extension of the Cody, Wyoming, gallery that specializes in fine traditional and contemporary Western and Southwestern art. Represents more than 60 national and international artists, including James Bama, Deborah Fellows, Jessica Garrett, Owen Rose, and Phil Starke.

Bruce Baughman Studios & Galleries

19 Tubac Rd., 520-398-9098
brucebaughmangallery.com

Primarily featuring the work of owner Bruce Baughman, known for his reverse-painting technique in which paint is applied to one side of a transparent sheet with the intent of viewing the artwork from the other side.

C. Curry Studio & Gallery

La Entrada de Tubac, Ste. M, 520-398-3304

Specializing in Southwestern art, from beaded jewelry by Carol Curry to masks and koshare (Hopi clowns made from clay) by Alan Bass. The gallery also carries a variety of mediums including pottery, wood carving, basketry, and gourd art.

Cobalt Fine Arts Gallery

5 Camino Otero, 520-398-1200
cobaltfinearts.com

An eclectic mix of paintings, sculpture, art glass, ceramics, and jewelry, with an emphasis on contemporary Southwestern art. Features works by more than 35 artists, including oil paintings by Neil Myers, Natasha Isenhour, Paul Sheldon, and Georgeana Ireland.

Desert Legacy Gallery

3266 Hwy. 82, Stes. 3–4, 520-455-0555
desertlegacygalleries.com

Find everything from handmade furniture and home accessories to pieces of jewelry and handbags with a Southwestern flair. Be sure to peruse the regional artwork, including sculptures made of metal and glass.

Feminine Mystique Art Gallery

La Entrada de Tubac, Ste. C, 520-398-0473
femaleartgallery.com

An all-female art gallery displaying works by more than 80 locally, nationally, and internationally known women artists, including pottery by Pat Aguilar, glasswork by Melissa Branzell, and dolls by Gretchen Lima.

Graham Bell Gallery

1 Will Rogers Lane, 520-398-9111
cowboyartexchange.net

Cowboy and rodeo photography by Scott Graham Bell and black-and-white photography by Edward S. Curtis. Featuring Tibetan, South American, and cowboy memorabilia, as well as antique furniture.

Hal Empie Studio & Gallery

33 Tubac Rd., 520-398-2811
halempiestudio-gallery.com

Gallery dedicated to the work of Arizona artist Hal Empie (1909–2002), including recently acquired originals and limited-edition prints. Oils, watercolors, pen-and-ink drawings, and prints. Owned by the Empie family.

Hugh Cabot Studio and Gallery

10 Calle Iglesia, 520-398-2721
hughcabot.com

Showcasing the extensive artistic talents—from sculpture to watercolor—of Hugh Cabot. The collection of the artist's original works includes signed and numbered lithographs and rare bronzes.

K Newby Gallery + Sculpture Garden

15 Tubac Rd., 520-398-9662, 888-398-9662
newbygallery.com

Fine contemporary Southwestern art, including paintings, sculpture, jewelry, and furniture. Features paintings by Jim Vogel and sculptures by Star Liana York in the 2-acre sculpture garden.

Lone Mountain Turquoise Company

11 Tubac Rd., 520-398-2802
lonemountainturquoiseco.com

This gallery displays anything and everything embellished with turquoise. Find handcrafted Native American necklaces, earrings, bracelets, rings, and belts, along with rugs, pottery, and paintings from more than 3,000 artists.

Red Door Gallery, The

10 Plaza Rd., 520-398-3943
ckwearden.com

This gallery offers contemporary and traditional fine art, and workshop classes with the artist herself. Features Native American and Southwestern paintings by owner C. K. Wearden.

Rogoway Turquoise Tortoise Gallery

5 Calle Baca, 520-398-2041
rogowaygalleries.com

A decades-old art destination in the heart of the Tubac art colony. Home to some of the finest innovative art in original oils and acrylic paintings, bronze sculpture, and American Indian and artisan-made jewelry.

Stone House of Tubac

19 Tubac Rd., Ste. H, 719-838-1187
stonehouseoftubac.com

Features Southwestern-inspired paintings and watercolors by local artists including nationally acclaimed Jim Petty.

Tubac Art & Gifts

31 Tubac Rd., 575-640-6569
tubacartandgifts.com

Notable local and regional artists—such as Sandy Baenen, Lisa Matta-Brown, and Jacci Weller—create the modern, sophisticated, and powerful works of art shown in this gallery.

Tubac Center of the Arts

9 Plaza Rd., 520-398-2371
tubacarts.org

Nonprofit gallery and center offers exhibitions, workshops, lectures, youth programs, and performances. Features works by more than 500 regional and national artists in all mediums, as well as three galleries, a performance stage, a history gallery, a gallery shop, and a new master-artist gallery.

Tubac Territory

1 Calle Baca, 520-398-2913
ttfurniture.com

Specializes in regional handcrafted mesquite furniture. Also features paintings by Carlos Lopez, kachinas by Molly Heizer, and glass by Jared Davis.

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Tombstone Association of the Arts, The

383 E. Allen St., 520-457-2380
tombstoneartgallery.com

Gallery of works exclusively by artists from Cochise County, with an emphasis on Southwestern art. All original art, including paintings, woodcrafts, jewelry, photography, quilts, and handmade crafts. A featured-artist exhibit changes monthly and see an annual quilt show every February.

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Steve Getzwiller's Nizhoni Ranch Gallery

520-455-5020
navajorug.com

Featuring both historic and contemporary Navajo weavings, Southwestern basketry, and American Indian art and jewelry. Call for directions and to schedule an appointment.

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Triangle L Ranch

2805 N. Triangle L Ranch Rd., 520-623-6732
trianglelranch.com

A new high-desert art and nature park has become a creative destination to see natural art. Featuring an adobe barn gallery, a sculpture path, and gift shop.

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55 Main Gallery

55 Main St., 520-432-4694

Paintings and photo art line the walls of this multifaceted exhibit space, which also carries colorful clothing, jewelry, and glass art. View the works of nearly 100 artists, including Christine Welch and Barbara Ross.

Belleza Fine Art Gallery

27 Main St., 520-432-5877
bellezagallery.org

Featuring original paintings by a variety of artists, including David Berridge, Charles Thomas, and William Spencer III.

PanTerra Gallery

22 Main St., 520-432-3320
panterragallery.com

Offering an eclectic collection of fine-art photography, wearable art and clothing, and handcrafted jewelry.

SamPoe Gallery

24 Main St., 520-432-5338
sampoegallery.com

Contemporary art space exclusively featuring the works of husband and wife Poe Dismuke and Sam Woolcott. Includes paintings, drawings, and prints influenced by Bisbee's landscape, as well as wind-driven kinetic sculptures.

Tang Gallery

32 Main St., 520-432-5824
minatangkan.com

Original contemporary paintings, watercolors, sculpture, ceramics, and glass. Features works by owner and artist Mina Tang Kan, in addition to works of more than 30 other artists, including oils by Dan Desmond.