April Gallery Exhibits in Sedona and Jerome

Sedona’s First Friday Gallery Tour April 1st , 2016

Jerome Art Walk April 2nd, 2016


Halo-Headdress-mWhat a great sunny weekend to visit Sedona, Arizona! Hikers and bikers will be hitting the trails and art lovers will be enjoying the new exhibits at the Sedona and Jerome galleries! This weekend kicks off with an exploration of art at Sedona’s First Friday Gallery Tour on April 1st, 2016. And then on Saturday evening the town of Jerome will be holding their “Art Walk”.

Below you will find a few of the exhibits and receptions taking place during Sedona’s First Friday Gallery Tour, to see a full listing of participating galleries please visit the Sedona Gallery Association on Facebook.

For your convenience, the Sedona Trolley provides free transportation to venture from art gallery to art gallery. If you are staying at the Best Western PLUS Inn of Sedona, we also offer our guest free shuttle service to uptown Sedona and the Tlaquepaque Arts and Craft Village. All of the exhibits and artist receptions for 1st Friday run from 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm.

Sedona’s 1st Friday Evening in the Galleries Exhibits
February 5th, 2016

Sedona Arts Center
Sedona Arts CenterSplash of Color Exhibition
April 1–May 3, 201
Opening Reception April 1st (5:00 pm – 8:00 pm)
Spring seems to have come to Sedona a little early this year and the Sedona Arts Center is ready to celebrate the season with the upcoming First Friday exhibition and gallery reception for Splash of Color. On view from April 1st to May 3rd, the Splash of Color exhibition showcases dynamic new works by Gretchen Lopez (Oil), Michael Chesley Johnson (Pastel, Oil), and Dawn Sutherland (Oil), as well as the fine crafted dwellings of P. Ronald Schneider (Fine Crafts) and jewelry by Judy Classen. For more information please visit the Sedona Arts Center.

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Goldenstein Gallery
Impressionist/Expressionist Show
April 1st- May 31st, 2016
Opening Reception: April 1st (5:00 pm – 8:00 pm)
Goldenstein GalleryJoin the Goldenstein Gallery for their Impressionist/ Expressionist Show featuring the modalities of art. This show features artists such as JA Gorman, Allen Powell, Patricia Griffin, JA Gorman, Lynn Rae Lowe, Liz Wolf, Lynette Jennings, and Jim Romberg. On Friday April 1st, socialize with local artists, and listen to them talk about their work.For more information please visit the Goldenstein Gallery on Facebook.

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Tlaquepaque Arts and Crafts Village
Animal Wise at Rowe Fine Art Gallery
April 1st, 2016 (5:00 pm – 8:00 pm)
April 2nd, 2016 (1:00 pm – 4:00 pm)
Ken Rowe GalleryRowe Fine Art Gallery in Tlaquepaque is proud to present “Animal Wise” featuring artists Joshua Tobey! Joshua Tobey knows animals, and Sedona art collectors love Joshua Tobey. Joshua grew up in Santa Fe where he apprenticed with his dad, wildlife sculptor Gene Tobey. He graduated from Western State Colorado University with a degree in three-dimensional art, and he immediately went to work creating impressionistic bronze wildlife sculptures. Joshua will be at the gallery both days. For more information please visit www.rowegallery.com.

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Tlaquepaque Arts and Crafts Village
Andrea Smith Gallery Presents Patricia Barthe:The Emotion of Color
April 1st – 2nd, 2016
Andrea SMith GalleryPatricia Barthe, a native New Yorker and poet, was awestruck by the myriad of colors and impressions the Sedona sky and landscape had to offer, transporting her to an experience beyond words. Before long, the desert’s inspirational flame danced its way into her heart and Spirit spilled onto the white canvas. Plein Air inspired, Patricia Barthe’s original oil paintings seek to express emotion in its purest color and boldest form. For more information please visit the Tlaquepaque Arts and Crafts Village.

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Mountain Trails Gallery
“Cowboys, Canyons, and Beyond:  Paintings by Marcia Molnar and George Molnar”Cascading-Light-by-George-Molnar_-web
April 1st, 2016 (5:00 pm – 8:00 pm)
Featuring paintings of the Grand Canyon, Native American children, cowgirls, cowboys and ranch life, landscapes, still-lifes and more.  This exhibition of paintings by two Arizona masters of Western tradition is an opportunity to meet these two artists and to see exceptional works of art imbued with essence and spirit. For more information on this event please visit the Mountain Trails Gallery.

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Turquoise Tortoise Gallery
“Tradition Re-Created:
John MacLeod and Russ Kruse”

April 1st, 2016 (5:00 pm – 8:00 pm)
Turquoise Tortoise Gallery opens “Tradition Re-Created: The Art of John MacLeod and Russ Kruse” to showcase the gifted artists’ meticulous re-creations of Native American ceremonial war shirts and headdresses, respectively. Both artists have mastered the myriad skills necessary to create such show-stopping pieces. They work with soft leather, primarily from deer, with beads, horsehair, ermine, trade cloth, paints and pigments; they carve wood, knap stones, master complex and beautiful beadwork, hand-stitch leather, hand-paint feathers, paint designs in acrylic on rawhide, leather, wood, and bone. It can take weeks or months to complete a piece. For more information please visit the Turquoise Tortoise Gallery.

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Jerome Art Walk
Arizona’s Art Destination
Jerome Art WalkApril 2nd, 2016 (5:00 pm – 8:00 pm)
The monthly tradition of Jerome First Saturday Art Walk has taken root and will blossom once again this spring with new artists and studios as well as Jerome’s exciting and well-known galleries. Meet the artists that night and mingle with other art lovers who are drawn to this charming mountain town.A free shuttle runs throughout the town during the event. For more information please visit the Jerome Art Walk.

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Best Western PLUS Inn of Sedona
Complimentary “About Town” Sedona Shuttle Service

Did you know that the Best Western PLUS Inn of Sedona offers a Complimentary “About Town” Sedona Shuttle Service? That’s right, if you are a guest of our Sedona hotel we’ll do the driving for you. We’ll take you anywhere within Sedona proper in our 12 passenger air conditioned van, then just call us and we’ll come back and pick you up! This free shuttle service is available to all of our guests from 8:00 am until last pick up at 9:45 pm.

  • Don’t worry about finding a parking spot, especially in Uptown!
  • Don’t worry about navigating after dark!
  • Don’t worry about having a glass of wine with dinner!
  • Don’t worry about a thing, you’re on vacation!
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