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DeGrazia Gallery in the Sun
Type: Art Museums, Museums
Ted DeGrazia is a Tucson legend. His home and the surrounding buildings, originally built in open country in the foothills of the Catalinas, are now surrounded by the city. The gallery, his former... Read More
Ted DeGrazia is a Tucson legend. His home and the surrounding buildings, originally built in open country in the foothills of the Catalinas, are now surrounded by the city. The gallery, his former home, his workshop, and the roofless chapel were all built by hand from native materials. The "gallery" now serves as a museum to the famed artist. It also houses the gift shop and a small gallery dedicated to the religious festivals of the Yaqui Native Americans. The grounds are rustic and artful, and the garden is lovely. Well worth a visit, even if you're not a DeGrazia devotee.
- Daily 10am-4pm
- Free; Donations Appreciated; Adult $8; Child (12-18) $5; Child (1-12) Free
- Best for Romantic Things to Do Because: DeGrazia's Gallery in the Sun is a rustic desert wonderland of art and nature, making it a good choice for a romantic date spot.
- Best for Free Things to Do Because: Even casual art lovers will enjoy a visit to DeGrazia's Gallery in the Sun, the rustically beautiful former home and studio of a Southwestern legend.
- Best for Museums Because: DeGrazia's Gallery in the Sun offers a fascinating glimpse into the life and work of one of the Southwest's most beloved artists.