Artists—Showing Your Work

At the Joel D. Valdez Main Library

Open since 1990, the Joel D. Valdez Main Libraryopens a new window Gallery has been a place for community artists to exhibit their work. Two-and three-dimensional works, created in a variety of media, are on display. Many of the works are available for purchase.

The gallery, which is on the first floor of the Joel D. Valdez Main Library, is open during library hours. Local artists are encouraged to submit an application to exhibit when the library extends its Call to Artists. For more information about the Joel D. Valdez Main Library Gallery and the Call to Artists, please see: How can I show my artwork in the Main Library gallery?opens a new window

Elsewhere in Tucson

The Tucson Pima Arts Council (TPAC) offers information on various call-to-artists and other opportunities for displaying artwork in their email newsletter that comes out every other week. Sign up for the TPAC email list to be notified of Calls to Artistsopens a new window.

Local restaurants and coffee shops sometimes host artwork, as well. You might inquire at places located near you.

Lists of Galleries

Find the information you need by calling the library's Infoline at 520-791-4010 or by sending your question to Askalibrarian.