The Art of Tucson

In Tucson you'll find art in the most amazing places

Candice Davis and Mike Dominguez's contemporary-art gallery in Tucson resides in the roomy shell of a former Packard dealership built in the 1930s. It's a terrific space in a lousy neighborhood for art, as the passing traffic is usually vectored into the wheel-alignment shop on the block. But in Tucson, location hardly ever matters: Art is everywhere, and it's continually bumping into people who aren't expecting it. » Full story.


THE BEST GALLERIES

Davis Dominguez Gallery. Contemporary art. 10-5 Tue-Fri, 10-4 Sat. 154 E. Sixth St.; (520) 629-9759.

DeGrazia Gallery in the Sun.  10-4 daily. 6300 N. Swan Rd.; (800) 545-2185 or (520) 299-9191.

The Lost Barrio Warehouse District. Several shops and a gallery featuring Hispanic and international art and crafts. Hours vary. Park Ave., one block south of Broadway Blvd.

Mark Sublette, Medicine Man Gallery. Classic and contemporary Southwest art. 10-5 Mon-Sat, 1-4 Sun. 7000 E. Tanque Verde Rd., Ste. 7; (800) 422-9382 or (520) 722-7798.

Philabaum Glass Gallery. Contemporary glass. 10-5:30 Mon-Sat, 11-4 Sun. 4280 N. Campbell Ave., Ste. 105; (520) 299-1939.

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