Art Exhibitions in Sedona and Jerome this Weekend

Sedona’s First Friday Gallery Tour and Jerome Art Walk

September 4th & 5th, 2015

Glacier Bear II by Bear Romero,

Kick off your holiday weekend in Sedona, AZ with beautiful blue skies, cooler temperatures and special art exhibits during Sedona’s First Friday Gallery Tour on September 4th and the Jerome Art Walk on the 5th!

Below you will find a few of the exhibits and receptions taking place during the 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
September 5th, 2014

Sedona Arts Center
“Creative Journeys”
Opening Reception September 4th (5:00 – 8:00 pm)
Sedona Arts Center
The Sedona Arts Center invites the public to explore the “Creative Journeys” of September’s featured artists, on view at its fine art gallery from September 4th to 27th. The exhibition reveals the creative journeys of local artists Robert Albrecht (Digital Art), Jane Defoe (Fiber), Komala U. Rohde (Jewelry), Lanie Widmar (Watercolor) and Karl L. Williams (Ceramics). Admission is free, and the public is invited to meet the artists at an opening reception on Friday, September 4th from 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm. For more information please visit the Sedona Arts Center.

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Goldenstein Gallery
“My Favorite Muse”
September 4th, 2015

Goldenstein GalleryGoldenstein Gallery in West Sedona kicks off a show that celebrates inspiration: “My Favorite Muse.” This dynamic show explores the power of what inspires us as expressed through new works by Goldenstein Gallery artists. The gallery represents over fifty artists in all media and styles and is renowned for its diverse voices. Among the work featured are pieces by painters Marilyn Bos, Jim Pape, Art Decker, and sculptor James Muir. For more information please visit the Goldenstein Gallery on Facebook.

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Rowe Fine Art Gallery
First Friday Event – Field of Vision
September 4th, 2015 (5:00 – 8:00 pm)
September 5th, 2015 (1:00 – 4:00 pm)Ken Rowe Gallery
Lynn Heil has made a living in the art world since the 1970s, first as a picture framer in Texas and then as owner of Arizona Crate & Canvas. Lynn has lived in Sedona since 1981. When he’s not shipping artwork all over the world, he can be found painting the southwestern landscape he so dearly loves. But in all these years, Lynn has never been the subject of a one-man show until Friday, September 4, when Rowe Fine Art Gallery presents “Field of Vision”. For more information please the Rowe Gallery on Facebook.

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Mountain Trails Gallery
First Friday Event – Howard Carr and Betty Carr: Painting the Seasons
September 4th, 2015 (5:00 pm – 8:00 pm)
Mountain TrailsMountain Trails Galleries in Tlaquepaque presents “Howard Carr and Betty Carr: Painting the Seasons” with colorful landscapes, architectural features, and florals. Both impressionistic plein-air painters, Howard and Betty Carr are distinguished with awards and memberships for their energetic paintings imbued with light, rich textures, and a keen eye for color as they capture a powerful sense of aliveness in their oils and watercolors. Join in the festivities and meet Howard and Betty as they share their love of painting and their passion for life as expressed in this exceptional group of art work. For more information please visit the Mountain Trails Gallery on Facebook.

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Turquoise Tortoise Gallery
“Bear Romero: Animals from Stone”
September 4th, 2015 (5:00 pm – 8:00 pm)

Turquoise GalleryJoin the Turquoise Tortoise Gallery for their First Friday exhibit Bear Romero: Animals from Stone!For Romero the journey he takes with each stone begins as soon as he lifts it from the earth; the artist himself quarries Arizona ice alabaster and Utah orange alabaster to use for his sculptures. For more information please visit the Turquoise Tortoise Gallery.

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Lanning Gallery
“Homare Ikeda: New Works”
September 4th, 2015 (5:00 pm – 8:00 pm)
Lanning GalleryThis month Lanning Gallery showcases new work by Neo-Expressionist Homare Ikeda. Both large paintings and smaller mixed media monotypes will be showcased, pieces that are at once playful and sophisticated.The artist, whose international reputation continues to grow, is currently not only a successful fine artist but also a long-time professor of art in Colorado, a location he came to love after earning his BFA and MFA from the University of Colorado. But it is the influence of his unique homeland that makes the artwork of Homare Ikeda stand out. For more information on this Sedona event please visit the Lanning Gallery.

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Tlaquepaque Arts and Crafts Village
Andrea Smith Gallery First Friday Event
Andrea SMith GallerySeptember 4th, 2015 (5:00 pm – 8:00 pm)
The Andrea Smith Gallery is pleased to present “Victoriana Jewerly” Designs. Donna Campbell has been collecting rare beads from around the world for 45 years, combining them to create fantastic family heirloom-like jewelry. Donna has obtained many treasures from international traders through her annual attendance at the Tucson Bead Show. Lately she has been using antique cameos in her work as well as large china painted floral pins from 1900. Meet Donna and see her heirloom jewelry designs at the Andrea Smith Gallery. For more information please visit Tlaquepaque Arts and Crafts Village.

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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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