If there’s one thing that will enhance the beauty of your home, it’s having your walls filled with beautiful objects that add your signature to your home’s interior decoration. Unique architectural designs only give you the canvas on which you can apply your style and colors.
Most homeowners hang lovingly framed photos of their family or some other stylized objects, but works of art to fill the barren spaces on your walls are most aesthetic. Homes with the feel of a fine arts gallery somehow possess a grand, luxurious appeal mixed with warmth and comfort flowing through.
Tucson’s art community is definitely alive and well! With galleries scattered all across the city, you can take your pick as to what you are interested in browsing. Supporting local artists enriches the economy and improves the well-being of the community as a whole.
Are your walls bare? Tucson galleries and museums will have just what you need to dress those neutral walls and create a taste of home. See these opportunities to explore Tucson’s artistic flavors:
Dubbed Tucson’s best art destination, Gallery Row at Skyline and Campbell hosts more than 100 artists every Thursday from 5-7 pm. Peruse collections of home décor, fine art, jewelry, and more! Find works of fine art by artists of the Wilde Meyer Gallery and the Madaras Gallery just to name a couple. Wine tastings are available at some of the galleries.
Observe breathtaking views from Acacia, purveyor of sustainable dining by award-winning Chef Albert Hall. This fine-dining restaurant is set apart from others since the wares are grown and harvested by local organic farmers and used as seasonably available, guaranteeing the freshest food quality. You can find Gallery Row at 3001 E Skyline Drive.
Tucson Museum of Art
Voted Tucson’s best art museum 13 years in a row, the Tucson Museum of Art showcases exhibits from antiquity to present installations. Artists from all over the world display their work here as well as local artists. After your museum tour, enjoy a meal and refreshments at Café à la C’art in the back courtyard of the museum. See the café’s hours and more details here
Flying Leap Vineyards
Two complimentary art forms in one place! Enjoy your wine and fine art gallery at the Flying Leap Vineyards, located in the St. Philip’s shopping plaza at 4330 N Campbell Ave, Ste. 48. The winery is based in Santa Cruz County, AZ! Stop in and view the current artists on display and sample their ultra-premium red and white wines produced from Elgin, Arizona, only 45 minutes south of Tucson. Altogether, Flying Leap Vineyards has 4 tasting rooms and 3 fine art galleries, located in Elgin, Wilcox, Old Bisbee, and the St. Philips Plaza location.
Tohono Chul Park Galleries
If you have a taste for fine art, nature, and delicious dining, you can wrap the experience all into one package at this gem in the north area of Tucson. Currently, the feature gallery has the “In Bloom” installation, featuring several types of media depicting blooming plant life. After you see the main gallery, take a tour of the nature park, containing beautiful desert life forms, and top off your splendid day at the Tohono Chul Garden Bistro!
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Find Tohono Chul Park at 7366 N. Paseo del Norte, Tucson