2020 Events:

October 10, 2020 | 10 am – 4 pm

Mark your calendars now and plan to join us Saturday, October 10 for the annual Art in the Garden event, to be held at the Shemer Art Center.  This fun, mid-morning and afternoon event will feature a colorful display of garden-themed artist tents, showcasing the latest in florals, botanicals, ceramics, wood and wearable art, as well as live music, a variety of art and garden demonstrations, food and beverages, and a silent auction, followed by a ticketed, Sparkling Tea on our back, garden patio from 1 – 3 p.m.

Admission: Art in the Garden – FREE!

Admission: Sparkling Tea Party – $50/person $500 for a table of 10

Sparkling Tea Admission Tickets

All funds raised from this event will be used to support the Shemer Art Center’s Summer Camps, held for four weeks in June.  Proceeds will help underwrite the cost of scholarships, instructors and supplies.

For more information about this FREE event, click HERE!

Saturday & Sunday

November 7 & 8, 2020 | 10 am – 4 pm

Each year this two-day event kicks-off holiday shopping with more than 40 artists specially selected from all across Arizona showcasing one-of-a-kind works, plus artist demonstrations and interactive opportunities to create your own gifts!  There will be children’s art activities in an interactive $5 Kids Zone, live music, food & beverage vendors such as Chef Wade’s Mac ‘N Cheese and Eur Haus, and a silent auction!   The annual Shemer Arizona Arts Festival is a fun, family way to enjoy the art of Arizona AND benefit the non-profit Shemer Art Center!

Admission: FREE!

November 13, 2020 | 6 – 10 pm

SHEMER HONORS is an annual dinner gala, designed after the Kennedy Honors program, that each year recognizes an Arizona artist who has achieved great success in his or her career and given back to the Arizona community. 

The 2019 honoree was Bill Nebeker, a Prescott-based Western bronze sculpture artist, and his artistic journey over the past 50 years in Arizona.

For more information about the 2019 event, click HERE!

Saturday, December 5, 2020 | 10 am – 4 pm

If you are looking for unique gifts to present or ship this holiday season please keep our gift shop in mind, and make plans now to join us for our annual December “Meet Our Gift Shop Artists” event!

Not only will you find great holiday ornaments on our tree in the lobby, but you’ll also have access to one-of-a-kind gift ideas AND you can meet and talk with the artists who created them!

We offer free gift-wrapping service that day and can even help with shipping!

2019 Featured Gift Shop Artists included:
Barbara Bagan (painting), Sandy Blain (ceramics), Julie Blankenship (Metal Jewelry), Steve Bunyard (ceramics), Jordan Byrd (Batik/Jewelry), Jan Cooper (Fiber/Critters), Gerri Dames (Jewelry), John Erwin (Watercolor & Acrylics), Joan Langdon (painting), Sandy Luehrsen (Ceramics), Robert McLeod (Fused Glass Jewelry), Joan Milman (Jewelry), Ann Newman (Photography), Mike Pearson (Ceramics), Cheri Reckers (Silk Painted Scarves), Darlene Ritter (Silk Scarves/Fiber), Michelle Rodeman (Silk Painted Scarves), Christine Sandifur (Assorted Media), Alicia Short (Jewelry), Julie Steinberg (Found Object Jewelry) and Joan Thompson (Etchings).

2021 Events:

Saturday, February 27, 2021 | 8 am – 4 pm

The 2021 FURRY FRIENDS FINE ARTS FESTIVAL will take place at the non-profit Shemer Art Center for both animal AND art lovers! This fun, animal-themed arts festival is “purr-fect” for the ENTIRE family! Highlights include juried artists who will showcase animal-themed, drawings, photography, ceramics, and more. Paw readings and pet adoptions, business vendors, live music, entertainment, and food & beverage vendors will make it a day to remember!

Admission: $5 per person, $10 per family. Furry Friends are Free!