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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 275 things to do in Tucson
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Was on my Bucket List!

We FINALLY made it here and it was absolutely worth it 🥰. Could have spent another hour to admire DeGrazia’s art and the Gardens but just pleased that we came to soak in the beauty and peace of this...

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Beautiful Gallery

Totally unexpected surprise, a very nice experience inside and out. History, beautiful art work and unusual venue.

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A wonderful glimpse into the life of an artist

Visitors learn about Ted DeGrazia through photographs, video, his words, and his art. The property includes the small house, chapel, gardens, studio he built, and even his burial site. We especially...

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

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