DeGrazia Gallery in the Sun Events

6300 North Swan, Tucson AZ 85718 (520) 299-9191

DeGrazia Gallery in the SunThis 10-acre historic landmark is nestled in the foothills of the Santa Catalina Mountains in Tucson, Arizona. Opened in 1965, it is home to over 15,000 originals of Ted DeGrazia art pieces including oil paintings, watercolors, ceramics and sculptures. There are six permanent collections on display and several rotating exhibitions each year. A limited number of DeGrazia originals are available for purchase, while the gift shop and online store offers a wide variety of popular DeGrazia reproductions. The Little Gallery hosts visiting artists during the winter months. Admission: Adults $8, Students 12-18 years $5, children under 12 are free. Year-long pass is $25.

The DeGrazia Gallery in the Sun is Open Daily from 10 am – 4pm, and is located at 6300 North Swan, Tucson, AZ 85718. For up-to-date event and exhibit information, call (520) 299-9191 or (800) 545-2185, or visit

ON BIG BLEND RADIO: Lance Laber, Executive Director of DeGrazia Gallery in the Sun, talks about the life of famed southwest artist Ted DeGrazia, the art he produced, and winter events and exhibits on display at the gallery. Listen here in the YouTube player or download the podcast on Podbean.


“DeGrazia’s Processions” – Christian ceremonial processions of the local Native American and Hispanic communities inspired this work by Tucson artist, Ted DeGrazia (1909-1982.) Spanning twenty-eight years of his career, this selection features candlelight processions, funeral processions, children’s La Posada processions, and processions with shrines and crosses. On display until Jan. 25, 2023.

“DeGrazia’s Ballet” – Between 1950 and 1961 Tucson artist Ted DeGrazia created a series drawings, watercolors, and oil paintings inspired by classical and modern ballet. “DeGrazia’s Ballet” is on display through January 25th, 2023. 

“Rock Talk: The Prehistoric Art of Ted DeGrazia” – Freely combining imagery from Native American petroglyphs with pictographs from European cave paintings and his own symbolic glyphs, DeGrazia developed a personal hybrid version of prehistoric art. Dating from the early 1950’s to the early 1970’s, many of the works featured in “DeGrazia’s Ballet” & “Rock Talk: The Prehistoric Art of Ted DeGrazia” are on display for the first time. The exhibit is on display through January 25th. 2023.


Dec 4-16: Charles J Jankiewicz, Oil Pastels & Weathered Paint Sticks

Dec 18-30: Liz Vaugh, Figurative Oil Paintings on Canvas (Closed Christmas Day)


Jan 2-13: Eric Magnuson & Caroline Coppinger, Mixed Media (Closed New Year’s Day)

Jan 15-27: Geri Bringman, Portraits & Landscapes Acrylic Paintings

Jan 29-Feb. 10: Catherine Eyde, Mixed Media

Feb 12-24: Lisa Agababian, Ceramic Art

Feb 26-Mar. 10: Tina Anderson, Recycled Materials with Natural Elements

Mar 12-24: Catherine Farmer, Abstracts

Mar 26-Apr. 7: Corinne Hansen, Landscapes

DeGrazia Gallery in the Sun is located at 6300 N Swan Tucson, AZ 85718. For more information call (520) 299-9191 or (800) 545-2185, and visit

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