Explore the Galleries of Sedona and Jerome this Weekend

Start your New Year off Exploring the Galleries of Sedona and Jerome!

Sedona’s First Friday Gallery Tour January 2nd, 2015

Jerome Art Walk January 3rd, 2015

MTGAre you looking for something fun to do the first weekend of the New Year? I have an idea, come visit the red rocks of Sedona and check out the artists and new exhibits during Sedona’s First Friday Gallery Tour and the Jerome 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
January 2nd, 2015

Sedona Arts Center
“Small Works Exhibition”Sedona Arts Center
Don’t miss “Small Works Exhibition” at the Sedona Art Center featuring a selection of paintings, sculpture, photography, ceramics, colored pencil, digital art, drawing, fiber, fine crafts, glass, jewelry, mixed media, and pastels! Members of the Sedona Arts Center create all these amazing works that are not only on exhibit but for sale. For more information please visit the Sedona Arts Center.

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Goldenstein Gallery
“2nd Annual Wisdom Show”
Goldenstein GalleryGoldenstein Gallery kicks off their 2nd Annual Wisdom Show. This show looks at the power of art to inspire insight and shifts the way we perceive the world around us. The artists featured are Sherab Khandro, James Muir, Gregg Payne, Cheston Trammel and Zen Calligrapher Alok Hsu Kwang-han, all of whom create healing art in a variety of mediums and styles. For more information please visit the Goldenstein Gallery on Facebook.

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Tlaquepaque Arts and Crafts Village
Sedona Mosaic Gala Kraftsow – Andrea Smith GalleryAndrea SMith Gallery
Sedona artist, Gala Kraftsow, a Renaissance painter, sculptor, and mosaic master will be unveiling her latest mosaic murals during First Friday in January. An impassioned artist for more than 40 years, Gala has learned from world-renowned artists and sculptors, and mosaic artists, Gala has mastered many art mediums and most recently, mosaics. Meet Gala Kraftsow at the Andrea Smith Gallery Friday night from 5:00 pm -8:00 pm and Saturday from 12:00 pm – 4:00 pm. For more information on this Sedona artist exhibit please visit Tlaquepaque Arts and Crafts Village.

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Tlaquepaque Arts and Crafts Village
“Renew” at Rowe Fine Art GalleryKen Rowe Gallery
Take a deep breath and “Renew” tonight at Rowe Fine Art Gallery. With the hectic holiday season behind us, it’s time to look forward to the New Year. Enjoy fresh art from the gallery’s traditional and contemporary southwestern artists and meet gallery owner and bronze wildlife sculptor Ken Rowe. Explore the west through the eyes of their gifted artists featuring traditional and contemporary southwestern wildlife and western bronzes, jewelry and paintings. For more information please visit the Tlaquepaque Arts and Crafts Village.

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Tlaquepaque Arts and Crafts Village
Arizona State of Mind at Mountain Trails Gallery
Mountain TrailsMountain Trails Gallery celebrates the New Year with an “Arizona State of Mind” showcasing the in-depth talent in and around the beautiful state featuring figurative realist paintings by Marcia Molnar and George Molnar, landscapes and still life paintings by Betty Carr and Howard Carr, Grand Canyon landscapes by Bill Cramer and Cody DeLong, and Native American artifacts and Old West memorabilia still life paintings by Lisa Danielle. Also featured are dynamic story-telling bronze sculpture of adventurers, historic figures and the Native American culture by Susan Kliewer and Michael Trcic.For more information on this event please visit the Mountain Trails Gallery.

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Turquoise Tortoise Gallery
“Stan Natchez: Icons Upended”
Turquoise GalleryStan Natchez has a prestigious pedigree that began in the late 1980s at his first gallery show, with legendary art dealer Elaine Horwitch. Natchez’s paintings make visual statements both varied and profound. Often with the vivid colors and strong references of Pop Art, Natchez captures the iconography so deeply embedded in our American psyche. Then he upends it. What one could call “Native Americana” becomes as strong a statement as our traditional “Americana.” For more information please visit the Turquoise Tortoise Gallery.

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Lanning Gallery
“Bob Smith: Raku Master”Lanning Gallery
 At Lanning Gallery the New Year begins with a celebration of a very old art form. “Bob Smith: Raku Master” celebrates an artist who for decades has found this work to be infinitely satisfying. At Lanning Gallery, the Smith pieces on display all capture in their colorations the reds of Sedona’s iconic rocks. Their red earth colorations are complimented by classic forms and silhouettes. For more information on this Sedona event please visit the Lanning Gallery.

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Jerome Art Walk
Arizona’s Art Destination
Jerome Art WalkJanuary 3rd, 2015 (5:00 pm – 8:00pm)
Twenty-five galleries and studios will be welcoming visitors with beautiful art, music and refreshments. From blown glass to lovely jewelry, there is a treasure to be found for everyone! From the working studios of The Old Jerome High School to the lovely pottery of Made in Jerome, the true handmade Jerome touch is everywhere. A free shuttle runs throughout the town during the event. For more information please visit the Jerome Art Walk.

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Special Lodging Rates During the 2015 Sedona Marathon

  • Sedona MarathonValid January 30th, 2015 – February 1st, 2015
  • Receive a 15% discount on your entire stay at the Best Western PLUS Inn of Sedona during the weekend of the Sedona Marathon
  • A complimentary special marathon shuttle for early drop off the day of the race.
  • Complimentary Full Hot Breakfast featuring fresh pancakes!
  • Please call the Inn of Sedona directly at 928.282.3072 or toll free at 800.292.5344 and ask for the “Marathon Special offer”
  • To learn more about this Sedona hotel please visit the Best Western PLUS Inn of Sedona
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