Reza Riahi, in the lab prepairing breast cancer cells for testing at the Ventana Medical Systems in 2013.

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With assistance from the Southern Arizona Arts & Cultural Alliance, Ventana Medical Systems is staging its annual Employee Art Exhibition at 5 p.m. July 10 at Ventana Gallery, 1910 E. Innovation Park Drive.

The free opening night reception, which goes until 7 p.m., will feature hor d'oeuvres, wine and a Tucson Repertory Orchestra ensemble performance. Prizes will be awarded to the top pieces at the reception.

The free gallery, which features photography, sculpture, painting and multimedia creations, continues through Sept. 30.

Gallery visits are also available by appointment Monday to Friday from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., and on the first and third Saturday of each month from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. with 48 hours notice. For more information, call 797-3959.

Contact reporter Phil Villarreal at or 573-4130.