A New Season of Art and Events at Tubac Center of the Arts including a Brand New Building

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The Tubac Center of the Arts in Tubac, Arizona has kicked off the 2012-2013 season with an exciting menu of exhibitions and is on schedule to unveil its new building in October of 2012.

Lama Ngawang - Sand Mandala Painting

"We are excited to collaborate with community partners to bring supporting events to this unique exhibition", said Karon Leigh, Tubac Center of the Arts. "Artists participating from 27-different states bring new and contemporary art to TCA."

Tubac Center of the Arts opens its doors for a new season of exhibitions. The center’s hours are 10am to 4:30pm, Monday through Saturday, and Noon to 4:30pm on Sunday. Admission is always free.

The new 3,600 sq. ft. expansion is scheduled for a Grand Opening on Sunday, October 21, 2012, 40 years to the day of the original building opening. Many new and exciting exhibits, classes and workshops will be offered throughout the year. Below is a listing for the next three months:

SEPTEMBER
•Wednesday, September 26, Workshop – Critique of Art: Art of Critique, Beata Wehr, 10am – 2pm

OCTOBER
•Wednesday, October 3, 11am, Lecture – The Art of Photography, Traci Quinn
•Friday, Oct 12, Temporary Meditations – Mandalas & Patterns In Nature: Opening Reception, Exhibit runs: Oct 12 – Nov. 11, 2012
•Wednesday, October 17, Workshop – How to Submit Artwork Digitally, Chuck Myers, 9am – 12pm
•Sunday, October 21, Annual Meeting & Grand Opening

NOVEMBER
•Friday, November 2, Workshop: Watercolor for Everyone: Painting the Landscape
Roberta Rogers, 9:00 am – 12:00 pm at Tubac Golf Resort & Spa, A Tubac Golf Resort partnership
•Monday, November 5 – Saturday, November 10, Buddhist Monk Sand Mandala Painting
•Wednesday, November 7, 6 – 8pm, Lecture by Dr. Dean Pielstick; The Mandala in Tibetan Buddhism. A Partnership with the Tubac Buddhist Meditation Center Event runs: Monday - Friday, 10am to Noon and 3 to 6pm. Dissolution Ceremony: Saturday at 3pm.
•Saturday, November 10, Workshop: Mandala Making: Journey to the Center Cathi Stilliman, 10am – 1pm
•Friday, November 16, Workshop: Watercolor for Everyone: Painting the Figure and Portraits for the Terrified, Roberta Rogers, 9:00 am – 12:00 pm at Tubac Golf Resort & Spa, A Tubac Golf Resort partnership
•Friday, November 16, Opening Reception for Members’ Juried Exhibit & Holiday Artisan Market, 5 – 7pm, Exhibit runs: November 16, 2012 – January 6, 2013
•Friday - Sunday, November 23-25, Mata Ortiz Event & Sale

Tubac Center of the Arts is a non-profit arts organization dedicated to the celebration and promotion of the arts through education, exhibitions, performances, and the collection and presentation of art that honours the artistic and historic heritage of Tubac and the Santa Cruz Valley. We are located at 9 Plaza Road, Tubac, AZ 85646. http://www.tubacarts.org.

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