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DeGrazia Gallery in the Sun

Located in: Catalina Foothills District


6300 N. Swan Rd.
Tucson, AZ 85718
United States

Phone: 520-299-9191


Toll-Free: 800-545-2185

Fax: 520-299-1381

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The Mission in the Sun, designed and built in 1952 by the late Arizona artist Ted DeGrazia, honors Father Kino and was dedicated to the Virgin of Guadalupe. The mission features colorful DeGrazia murals, rock floor, and an open-air ceiling. It is open to the public 24 hours a day and there is never an admission fee for entering the mission.

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  • #17 of 274 things to do in Tucson
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Outstanding Museum

A visit to the Gallery in the Sun is a delightful and fascinating experience. The interior architecture and design of the museum building is extraordinary, while the adjacent garden is beautiful...

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Interesting and Arty

This is actually a really interesting and cool place. the setting is amazing and the building is very interesting.

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Interesting, even if you're not into his art.

I can't say I really liked much of his art, but Ted DeGrazia was a fascinating guy and this place tells his story well. I found it interesting how a successful man was able to fulfill his vision in...

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  • Wheelchair Accessible
  • On-site Parking
  • Children Welcomed
  • Fireplace
  • Free Parking

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