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DeGrazia Gallery in the Sun

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


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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  • #16 of 277 things to do in Tucson
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Great Southwest Art

Lots of great colors and movement. He had many great topics so his art is fun to see. Love how he paints children and horses. Really enjoyed my visit to see the art and also the grounds. A great...

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Inspiring gallery in a beautiful desert setting

This is a beautifully arranged gallery with hundreds of works by Ted De Grazia. There is also a short film discussing mr. DeGrazia and his art. You will also be able to see the residence he built...

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Southwest Love

For anyone truly in love with and appreciative of the desert beauty and life. I can't really imagine anyone not thrilled with this stop but I think it's best left for those who "feel" the desert and...

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

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