VISUAL ARTS

All events are free unless otherwise noted.

Openings

New Works from Hunting Studio Glassworks — Philabaum Glass Gallery, 711 S. Sixth Ave. Father/son artists work in glass making their own individual designs. Through Dec. 30. 884-7404.

Members Show — Gallery Azul, 439 Sixth Ave. Variety of work created by members of Artist Studio Coop. Through Oct. 28. Also open by appointment. 248-8737.

Día de los Muertos Exhibit: Monarchs and Nichos — Downtown History Museum, 140 N. Stone Ave. Monarch butterflies and angel shrines (nichos) created by the 4th and 5th grade students from Carrillo K-5 Magnet School will be on display in the museum gallery. Through Nov. 15. 770-1473.

Receptions

Preview Show: Art Trails & Heart of Tucson Art Fall Studio Tours — Tucson Jewish Community Center, 3800 E. River Road. Work from artist from the two fall studio tours. Through Oct. 18. Reception: 6-8 p.m. Oct. 18. 299-3000.

Southern Arizona Watercolor Guild - Signature Show — Southern Arizona Watercolor Guild Gallery, 5420 E. Broadway. Water media by signature members. Through Nov. 5. Reception: 5-7 p.m. Oct. 12. 299-7294.

Et Cetera

Art Lectures and Lattes — Kirk-Bear Canyon Public Library, 8959 E. Tanque Verde Road. Topic: Artists Who Loved the Land. For adults. 10:30-11:30 a.m. Oct. 12. 594-5275.

Polymer Clay Tins & Lids — Upcycle Tucson, 924 W. Grant Road. Decorate tins and jar lids using polymer clay to make artistic additions to your collection. Ages 16 and up. Register online. 2-4 p.m. Oct. 14. $15. 445-7694.

Tales From The Trash: The Year's Strangest Art Show — Iron Horse Fabricators, 503 E. Ninth St. Found amateur art from thrift stores, swap meets, yard sales, flea markets and dumpsters. 6-11 p.m. Oct. 14. 748-1704.

Introduction to Watercolor — Kirk-Bear Canyon Public Library. Learn the fundamentals of laying down washes, using the brush in different ways, combining color, and creating special effects. Call to register. 18 and up. 1-2:30 p.m. Wednesdays. Oct. 18. 579-5275.

Sling Bags-Basic Hand Sewing — Upcycle Tucson. Learn the basics of sewing by hand by making a sling bag. For men or women. Ages 12 and up. Register online. 11 a.m.-1 p.m. Oct. 19. $19. 

Bottle Cap Pendants — Upcycle Tucson. Convert bottle caps into unique pendants using photos, wire, beads and glass covers. Ages 16 and up. Register online. 2-4 p.m. Oct. 19. $15. 

Call to Artist Gallery Tour and Submission Workshop — Joel D. Valdez Main Library, 101 N. Stone Ave. Workshop to get more information about what the jury is looking for and what goes on behind the scenes during the submission process. 4:15-5 p.m. Oct. 20. 791-4010.

Art and Wine Reception — SAAG Gallery, 7119 N. Oracle Road. Food by Kneaders restaurant, wine by Splendido. Artists: Dinah Jasensky, Vesta Abel and Marnie Ehlers. 5:30-7:30 p.m. Oct. 20. 437-7820.