Welcome to the new home of the Superstition Arts and Cultural Alliance. Our internet presence (website) is undergoing an Extreme Makeover.
Our new format will allow us to provide you with more timely updates and information. Please bookmark this page and visit us often, we will not disappoint you.
The Metropolitan Museum of Art, joining a growing trend with the Getty and other world class museums, has opened up a large portion of its collection online. Over 400,000 images are available in high resolution for download for non-commercial use.
This will be a great resource for students, artists and art historians, to name a few. While browsing the online collection, an icon informs you that the image is free to download and use for educational and non-commercial purposes.
Gold Canyon Arts Council has issued a Call for artists for its annual Gold Canyon Arts Festival. The Gold Canyon Arts Festival is a 1-day event held on the 4th Saturday of January each year. Last year’s attendance was 6,700.This year’s Festival is scheduled for January 24, 2015.
Click Here to see details for this event and other Calls for Artists.
The Gold Canyon Arts Council (GCAC) has announced the 2014/2015 schedule for its Canyon Sounds series. Formed in 1998,The Gold Canyon Arts Council sponsors and promotes performing, visual and other related arts activities in the greater Gold Canyon area through a series of culturally diverse public performances, festivals, educational residency programs, artistic awards and the encouragement of the arts in area schools including those in low-to-moderate income areas of Maricopa, Pinal and Gila Counties.The Gold Canyon Arts Council is an IRS Sec. 501(c)(3) corporation.
Click here to see who the GCAC has booked for this year, as well as other art or cultural events coming to the Superstitions area.
Saca holds its May meeting on Monday, May 19, at 5:30pm, at the Mountain Health and Wellness Center in Apache Junction. If you are interested in joining the effort to promote art and artists in the Superstitions area, please join us.
The Mesa Art League holds their monthly meeting on Tuesday, May 13, from 5pm to 8pm at VELDA ROSE UNITED METHODIST CHURCH, 5540 East Main St.
Mesa AZ 85205. Social hour begins at 5, followed by a short business meeting and a members’ critique. The usual demonstration hour will be replaced this month by an extended critique of the member assignment, “Visions of Spring”, in which members were invited to bring their paintings, photos, or 3-D creations that exemplify the theme. Guests are welcome.
The AJ Focal Point & Tourism (FP&T) Committee will be meeting tomorrow, Tuesday, May 13th at Noon at the A.J. Chamber of Commerce. The FP& T committee is composed up AJ residents and business people who have an interest in promoting public art & tourism in the AJ area. They meet monthly to discuss ways of bringing public art to the area, as well discussing ways to increase tourism in the area. Their is no financial obligation or formal membership. Interested individuals are welcome to attend the meetings.
Are you an Artist? Do you live in Apache Junction, Gold Canyon, or East Mesa? The Superstition Arts & Cultural Alliance (SACA), has introduced a new feature, an Artists Directory, to this website. Our intention is to use this directory to promote artists who live in the Superstitions area. If you are a fine artist, visual artists, performing artist, or literary artist and live in the Superstitions area, you are invited to submit your name for the Directory . Please check out the other features we have added to promote the arts in the Superstitions area, including the Resources page, the Events calendar, and the Call for Artists page. Future additions will include information about our Featured Artist of the Month program.
You are also invited to check out our Facebook page at https://www.facebook.com/SuperstitionArtsCulturalAlliance?ref=hl. Become a friend so you can keep up with our updates about art and cultural events in the Superstitions area.