Explore the Galleries of Sedona and Jerome, AZ

Sedona’s First Friday Gallery Tour February 5th , 2016

Jerome Art Walk February 6th, 2016


What a great weekend to visit Sedona, Arizona! The weekend kicks off with an exploration of art at Sedona’s First Friday Gallery Tour on February 5th, 2016. Then on Saturday join the Sedona Chamber of Commerce, along with the entire Sedona area, in welcoming thousands of runners, their families and friends for the 8th Annual Sedona Marathon! 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
“Something New”
February 5th, 2016 (5:00 pm – 8:00 pm)
Sedona Arts Center“Something New” will be featuring for the first time selected new artists who will be represented in Sedona Arts Center’s main gallery for the upcoming year!In addition, the arts center is presenting two highlighted events: From the Heart and Out of the Fire.

  • From the Heart – February 5th – 14th, 2016
    Invited poets, photographers, and visual artists will participate in a combination of visual and verbal original artwork, capturing statements “From the Heart.”
  • Out of the Fire – February 5th – 7th
    Wildly talented artists are teaming up from Sedona’s very own glass art studio and gallery, The Melting Point, and Sedona Arts Center’s Ceramics Department to collaborate on a unique exhibition of glass and ceramic art, both of which are born “Out of the Fire!”

For more information please visit the Sedona Arts Center.

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Goldenstein Gallery
“8th Annual “Body Language” Show2The Couple Artist Mike Medow
Opening Reception February 5th, 2016 (5:00 pm – 8:00 pm)
The Goldenstein Gallery invites you to join them on Friday, and be inspired by the human form during their Body Language Show. Both classic and modern interpretations are included in this scintillating highly anticipated exhibition that includes the renowned bronzes of Kevin McCarthy and James Muir, Mike Medow’s stunning hand carved exotic wood Yoga figures and women and LauRha Frankfort’s energetic drawings. You are invited to meet local artists at the opening night reception for “Body Language” on February 5th, the exhibit runs until February 29th! For more information please visit the Goldenstein Gallery on Facebook.

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Tlaquepaque Arts and Crafts Village
Art with Heart at Rowe Fine Art Gallery
February 5th, 2016 (5:00 pm – 8:00 pm)
Ken Rowe GalleryFebruary is for lovers, including lovers of fine art. Rowe Fine Art Gallery presents its annual collector appreciation show, Art With Heart!Ever since gallery owners Ken and Monica Rowe opened their doors six years ago, they have designated the first Friday in February as the day they show their appreciation to their clients. Anyone who has ever purchased a Ken Rowe sculpture or a piece of art from Rowe Fine Art Gallery is invited to stop by for a special chocolate treat. Meet with one of the art experts at Rowe Fine Art Gallery and let them help you choose a thoughtful gift for your sweetheart. For more information please visit Rowe Fine Art Gallery on Facebook.

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Tlaquepaque Arts and Crafts Village
Andrea Smith Gallery presents Kurt Wenner: Sacred Art Collection
February 5th – 6th 2016 (5:00 pm – 8:00 pm)Andrea SMith Gallery
Kurt Wenner, one of the most recognized artists ever to exhibit in Sedona, is an American artist with an international following. While most known for the invention of interactive 3D pavement art illusions, his work also includes large-scale oil paintings, ceramic murals, sculptures, decorative elements, and architectural designs for public and private clients in more than 30 countries. Wenner has created a collection of sacred art images, including Jesus, Yogananda, Moses and Mother Mary, specifically for Andrea Smith Gallery. For more information please visit Tlaquepaque Arts and Crafts Village.

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Mountain Trails Gallery
“Honoring the Native American Cultures in Sculpture and Painting”2Warcloud
February 5th, 2016 (5:00 pm – 8:00 pm)
 Award-winning Mountain Trails Gallery artists focus on the Native Cultures of the American West as each artist paints or sculpts historical narratives, cultural objects, and specific ceremonies and symbols of a variety of tribes and pueblos. For more information on this event please visit the Mountain Trails Gallery.

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Turquoise Tortoise Gallery
 “Jewelry for Your True Love”
February 5th, 2016 (5:00 pm – 8:00 pm)
The Lister family, with Alice Lister and David Lister at the helm, are one of the most highly regarded families of Navajo jewelry makers working today; their renowned pieces in turquoise and sterling silver represent meticulous traditional methods and both traditional and contemporary designs. Each Lister creates their own pieces from start to finish, the only collaboration being some pieces which Alice Lister and David Lister create together, and each individual has their own distinctive style.For more information please visit the Turquoise Tortoise Gallery.

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Jerome Art Walk
Arizona’s Art Destination
Jerome Art WalkFebruary 6th, 2016 (5:00 pm – 8:00pm)
 Jerome continues its love affair with art with the First Saturday Art Walk. Just in time for Valentine’s Day, the 24 galleries and studios of Jerome will be brimming over with visual delights. There will be plenty of chocolate, music and good conversation at this vibrant event. 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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