Galleries in Tucson Walking Tour, Tucson

A great city will offer great pleasures. The pleasure of art is one of the finest in the world and a tour to the city galleries will give you an insight to the art of this area of the world. The proposed galleries are a selection of the greatest in the city. Make sure you enjoy the tour and maybe get something for yourself.
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Galleries in Tucson Walking Tour Map

Guide Name: Galleries in Tucson Walking Tour
Guide Location: USA » Tucson (See other walking tours in Tucson)
Guide Type: Self-guided Walking Tour (Sightseeing)
# of Attractions: 9
Tour Duration: 2 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 3.8 km
Author: susan
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America West Primitive & Modern Art Gallery‎

1) America West Primitive & Modern Art Gallery‎

The Art Gallery is one of the most famous in the city, offering a wide range of items, from primitive to modern art. The Gallery provides a range of gift items, greeting cards and stationery items to see, as well as works by local craftsmen. There are items for sale.
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Poshchic Gallery‎

2) Poshchic Gallery‎

This gallery is very rich in the works that are exposed, as well as the works that can be bought here--from antique works to contemporary art to historic paintings--all of which are truly delightful. Most of the artists are from Arizona and it is their pleasure to share with visitors their view on the outside and inside world. Spoil yourself.
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Etherton Gallery‎

3) Etherton Gallery‎

The gallery was opened in 1981, offering a great venue for art that would be shown to the world. In this gallery resides art of the 18th and 19th centuries, as well as modern art. So here you will find paintings, prints, photography and sculptures, many of which are of international recognition. The gallery also holds openings and receptions.
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The Drawing Studio

4) The Drawing Studio

The name of the gallery explains its activity. This is a place to work and expose the final result of the work in workshops and exhibitions. Four times a week you may access a drawing studio that focuses on specific techniques of making art. In addition to this, the studio offers events, openings and receptions. This is a studio you must visit and learn about the process of making art.
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Meliora Architectural Gallery‎

5) Meliora Architectural Gallery‎

The gallery supports young talents in architecture and highlights their great works. Here you will find pictures, photos or small pieces of architectural works which will enchant you and confirm to you that architecture is an art, too. Some of the works are extremely interesting and can give you an idea of the importance and significance of architecture.
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Got All Your Marbles

6) Got All Your Marbles

This place will give you the opportunity to enjoy a great variety of jewelery made with marble. All is made locally and each piece is very original. The earrings, pendants, key chains and rings are all on display for you to enjoy them. The shop will give you a suitable gift box and a polishing cloth with the necessary instructions.
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Pearlwood Gallery‎

7) Pearlwood Gallery‎

This is a large place which can accommodate pieces of furniture for bathrooms, bedrooms, dinning rooms or any other rooms in the house. The name of the gallery invokes the material used here. It is a pearl wood fiberglass with wooden pieces. Feel at home here and inspire yourself with ideas for your own home.
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Del Sol International Shops

8) Del Sol International Shops

This is one of the famous shops which sells hand-made things, inspired by local crafts and arts. Here you will find pottery, home furnishing and other useful things for the home or as gifts. This may be your chance to bring back something original from this land.
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Dinnerware Contemporary Art Gallery‎

9) Dinnerware Contemporary Art Gallery‎

This non-profit community is a space for arts, where new talents are found and developed. Many artists find their best environment for creation in this gallery and there is an exhibition place for their works. This is the best place to end the tour as the artists feel at home. Here you will find many pieces of art as it is a contemporary community exhibition. You may even purchase a nice souvenir.

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Tips for Exploring City on Foot at Your Own Pace

Whether you are in Tucson for a quick stopover or have a few days to see the city in more detail, exploring it on foot, at your own pace, is definitely the way to go. Here are some tips for you to save money, see the best Tucson has to offer, take good care of your feet while walking, and keep your mobile device – your ultimate "work horse" on this trip - well fed and safe.

Taking Care of Your Feet


To ensure ultimate satisfaction from a day of walking around the city as big as Tucson, it is imperative to take good care of your feet so as to avoid unpleasant things like blisters, cold or overheated soles, itchy, irritated or otherwise damaged (cracked) skin, etc. Luckily, these days there is no shortage of remedies to address (and, ideally, to prevent) these and other potential problems with feet. Among them: Compression Socks, Rechargeable Battery-Powered Thermo Socks for Cold Weather, Foot Repair Cream, Deodorant Powder, Shoes UV Sterilizer, and many more that you may wish to find a place in your travel kit for.

Travel Gadgets for Your Mobile Device


Your mobile phone or tablet will be your work horse on a self-guided walk. They offer tour map, guide you from one attraction to another, and provide informative background for the sights you wish to visit. Therefore it is absolutely essential to plan against unexpected power outages in the wrong place at the wrong time, much as to ensure the safety of your device.

For these and other contingencies, here's the list of useful appliances: Portable Charger/External Battery Pack, Worldwide Travel Charger Adapter, Power Converter for International Travel Adapter, and Mobile Device Leash.