Hummingbirds and Gallery Tours this Weekend in Sedona, AZ

Hummingbird Festival, Sedona Gallery Exhibits and Jerome Art Walk


It is going to be a fun and busy weekend in Sedona, Arizona! The Humming Bird Festival kicks off on Friday, August 1st, along with Sedona’s First Friday Gallery Tour event. The Jerome Art  Walk will be taking place on Saturday, August 2nd.

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. The Sedona Arts Center and the Goldenstein Gallery will be featuring special hummingbird exhibits.

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.

2014 Sedona Hummingbird Festival
August 1st – 3rd, 2014
Sedona Hummingbird Festival August was intentionally chosen for the Sedona Hummingbird Festival, because that’s when the number and variety of hummingbirds in Sedona reaches its peak. In the three days of back-to-back presentations, attendees can learn from world experts about widely varied topics relative to hummingbirds. This giant group of hummingbird knowledge appeals to the typical hummingbird lover and also to serious students of hummingbird science. In addition to presentations on the subject, there will be self-guided tours to a set of private gardens, opened on Saturday and Sunday as part of the festival’s Garden Tours. To see the full schedule of festival events or to purchase tickets please visit the Sedona Hummingbird Festival.

Members’ Juried Hummingbird Exhibition
August 1st – 10th, 2014
To help celebrate the 2014 Sedona Hummingbird Festival, the Hummingbird Society, Goldenstein Gallery and Sedona Arts Center are collaborating to present an art exhibition devoted to hummingbirds. The exhibition will be presented at three different locations: The Hummingbird Festival,(held at the Sedona Performing Arts Center) the Goldenstein Gallery and the Sedona Arts Center. This exhibition will be open to the public August 1st – 10th in the Arts Center’s Special Exhibition Gallery, with a First Friday opening on August 1st.

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Sedona 1st Friday Gallery Tour Exhibits

Tlaquepaque Arts and Crafts Village
Painters in the Field at Rowe Fine Art GalleryKen Rowe Gallery
A fortunate few painters call Arizona home, and Rowe Fine Art Gallery will recognize three of these artists during Painters in the Field, a special show that takes place during Sedona’s 1st Friday Evening in the Galleries. See their latest work, sip a glass of wine and relax in the air-conditioned gallery. Rowe Fine Art Gallery represents traditional and contemporary southwestern art. The gallery is located in Tlaquepaque Arts and Crafts Village under the bell tower in Patio de las Campanas. For more information please visit the Tlaquepaque Arts and Crafts Village.

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Tlaquepaque Arts and Crafts Village
Mountain TrailsMountain Trails Gallery Celebrate their annual Summer Group Show!
Mountain Trails Gallery is please to present their Annual Summer Group Show! Artwork by more than 40 artists will be on display. Along with story-telling bronze sculpture highlighting the history and culture of the American West, the gallery will light up with colorful and compelling paintings that include a range of contemporary and historical Western subject matter. For more information on this event please visit the Mountain Trails Gallery.

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Turquoise Tortoise Gallery
Turquoise GalleryTurquoise Tortoise Gallery opens “Vessels,” a showcase for the ancient form of humble container now celebrated as art in many mediums and styles. From Santa Clara Pueblo (NM) the gallery offers a new collection of vintage miniature pots by various skilled artists including Tammy Garcia.  For more information please visit the Turquoise Tortoise Gallery.

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Lanning Gallery
“Fine Art: Travel Size”
Lanning GalleryA unique new exhibition opens at Sedona, Arizona’s Lanning Gallery making the summer season just a bit easier for travelers. The gallery marks the opening of “Fine Art: Travel Size”putting the spotlight squarely on diminutive art that can fit in a suitcase. Many are by the same artists who work in varying sizes, some are by artists who specialize in the small, but all represent the skills and vision of artists who understand what it takes to draw a viewer’s attention in with limited space to do so. In other words, less can be more. 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 WalkAugust 2nd, 2014 (5:00 pm – 8:00pm)
A warm and sultry night filled with art, music and gallery hopping is in store on August 2nd for First Saturday Art Walk in Jerome. Visit 25 galleries and studios throughout this charming mountain town. From the lively Old Jerome High School to The Adorn Collection at the other end of town, delightful surprises abound in this artist colony high on Cleopatra Hill. 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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