For several years now the Central Tucson Gallery Assn. (CTGA) has sponsored art walks on the 1st Saturdays of each month, to encourage Tucsonans to visit art galleries and shop local. Tonight several of these galleries are open from 6 (or 7) p.m. to 9 p.m.
Here’s the list of 17 art galleries included in CTGA: http://firstsaturdayartwalks.com/index.html. Some are open tonight, others may not be, so check w/ the individual galleries. Those I know are definitely open tonight:
Baker + Hasseldenz Design, 100 E. 6th St., with art by Norwegian photographer Ole Marius Jørgensen (7 to 10 p.m.)
Conrad Wilde Gallery, 101 W. 6th St. , with a group show by Jessica Drenk, Yechel Gagnon, Marvin Shaver, Victoria May, Pamela Paulsrud, Dave Zaslow
Contreras Gallery, 110 E. 6th St., with art by Tucsonan Ruben Urrea Moreno, “Snakes and Ladders” (see image below)
George Strasburger Gallery, 172 E. Toole Ave., with his own portraits, figures, landscapes
microgallery mandibula (NEW gallery at 35 E. Toole Ave.), with a show entitled “Mexico on Fire”, with several artists:
WomanKraft, 388 S. Stone Ave. , with their annual Holiday Bazaar (7 to 10 p.m.)
Yaybig Gallery, 174 E. Toole Ave., with art by Marcus Robiason, “Igloo Martian”
Wee Gallery, 439 N. 6th Ave., # 171 (in OZMA Atelier) with artist Stu Jenks, “The Ancients”
also, Drawing Studio, 33 S. 6th Ave. has the popular bicycle themed art show auction by BICAS tonight: https://blogforarizona.net/19th-annual-art-auction-to-celebrate-25-years-of-bicas/. We previewed some of the fantastic art last night. Don’t miss this auction, ends before 9 p.m. tonight.