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DeGrazia Gallery in the Sun

Located in: Catalina Foothills District

Address:

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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Description

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 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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  • #17 of 316 things to do in Tucson
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A Pleasant Surprise out in the Desert

This Gallery in the Sun, is full of history and beautiful paintings by Ettore (Ted) DeGrazia. The buildings are adobe and very pleasant to walk around in. The artwork is beautifully displayed.

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Worth the Visit

DeGazia was a great artist and a champion of the Indian community. His art is representative their lives.

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Always amazes me

I have been to this Gallery many times and never tire of seeing the work or the garden. Usually there is some special exhibits - this time his encaustics! Hopefully the chapel will be restored soon.

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Amenities

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

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