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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


Tucson’s legendary landmark of art and architecture was designed and built by the late Arizona artist Ted DeGrazia. On the National Register of Historic Places, the 10-acre Foothills retreat includes the adobe gallery, gift shop, cactus courtyard, Mission in the Sun, the artist's former home, and his grave. Six permanent collections of DeGrazia paintings portray colorful cultures of the Sonoran desert, and rotating exhibits feature a wide range of some 15,000 DeGrazia originals, from oil paintings and watercolors to ceramics and sculptures. The Gallery in the Sun and Museum is open to the public 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. daily except New Year's, Easter, Thanksgiving and Christmas. Admission Fees - $8.00 for adults, $5.00 for ages 12-18, under 12 are free.

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  • #16 of 275 things to do in Tucson
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Came to eat cake

Every year there is a celebration on June 14 for Mr. DeGrazia's birthday. My husband and I decided to see the museum for the first time, and we were delighted. I had no idea of the breadth of his...

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Another Worlk

Once you step foot on these grounds you are transported to another time and place. The exhibits are wonderful to see. Although there was a fire, all is being done to recover.

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Really cool gallery

I visited the Gallery in the Sun on Ted DeGrazia's birthday which meant free admission. It also meant no available parking in the parking lot and I had to park down the street. It also meant that a...

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

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