Ties that Bind

Vision Gallery 10 E Chicago St, Chandler, AZ, United States

Ties that Bind examines the drama, trauma and joy that familial relationships bring to our lives. Although the eight exhibiting artists’ approaches and media vary widely, all are seeking to resolve their family ties on their own terms. Exhibiting artists include Heidi Dauphin, Amanda Mollindo, Karen Nazario Moranchel, Jisun Myung, Lindsey Rothrock, Sallie Scheufler, Benjamin Selby and Philip Gabriel Steverson.

Free

Tethered

Chandler Center for the Arts 250 N. Arizona Ave., Chandler, AZ

Saskia Jordá works in a variety of media to create installations and experiences that examine themes of geography, migration, and cultural identity. This exhibition features a grouping of suspended bird and kite-like objects, installed high in the airy gallery space yet anchored to the building. In Tethered, Jordá simultaneously juxtaposes feelings of flight and constraint, lightness and weight, hope and longing – while exploring the visible and invisible connections to place and to familial bonds.

Free

Miyeokguk Project

Vision Gallery 10 E Chicago St, Chandler, AZ, United States

Join this metaphorical miyeokguk cooking journey with food performance artist Jisun Myung. As she leads the audience in play-cooking miyeokguk, or Korean birthday soup, you will listen to various women's stories on reproduction. Come and taste a bowl of heartfelt mother-daughter connection, the slippery baggage of tradition, or Korean women diaspora.

Free

Make and Take: Pony Bead Keychains

Vision Gallery 10 E Chicago St, Chandler, AZ, United States

Stop by Vision Gallery to make a fun beaded keychain! We'll supply patterns for all sorts of fun animals and shapes, or you can design your own. This is a free, self-led activity for all ages, and all supplies are provided. Children are welcome to participate with assistance from an adult.

Free

Cruising: The Lowrider Art Exhibit

Vision Gallery 10 E Chicago St, Chandler, AZ, United States

Cruising: The Lowrider Art Exhibit celebrates not only the culture but the artistic merits of the people who design and build these beautiful cars. With each pin-stripe and air brush flourish a new story is told. The artwork in this exhibitions spans a variety of genres including photography, painted vehicles, and graffiti, and shows the deep influence of low rider culture in Arizona. 

Free

Art Social: Nature-Inspired Watercolor Painting

Vision Gallery 10 E Chicago St, Chandler, AZ, United States

Do you have an interest in art and nature? Express your artistic side by creating watercolor paintings inspired by natural objects. Bring in your favorite leaves, flowers, sea shells…any piece of nature that you would like to use as reference! Participants will learn basic watercolor techniques in this beginner-friendly class. Led by Aimee Ollinger.

$25

CUSD Annual Showcase

Chandler Center for the Arts 250 N. Arizona Ave., Chandler, AZ

Chandler Unified School District’s most gifted artists put their work on display for the community to experience in this annual showcase. The burgeoning artists from Basha, Hamilton, Perry, Arizona College Prep, Casteel and Chandler high schools display their talents and viewpoints through paintings, ceramics, drawings, sculptures, jewelry, and photographs. With over 100 works on display, there is always something for everyone in this exhibition.

Free

Sweet Tooth

Chandler Center for the Arts 250 N. Arizona Ave., Chandler, AZ

For Sweet Tooth, we invite artists to submit their most saccharine artworks to this buffet of sugary confections. From literal representation of desserts to pastel colors and nostalgic vibes, we are looking for pieces that are cloyingly sweet. The deadline to submit is Monday, April 1, and Sweet Tooth will be on display at the Chandler Center for the Arts May 18 – August 3, 2024.

Free

Art Social: Block Printing

Vision Gallery 10 E Chicago St, Chandler, AZ, United States

Learn the basics of relief printmaking! Carve your own design on a small linoleum block and use it to print repeated patterns on a greeting card. Materials for two small blocks and three greeting cards are included in registration. Led by Olivia Yuen of LivMakesPrints. Beginners welcome!

$25

Off the Clock: Art by City of Chandler Employees

Vision Gallery 10 E Chicago St, Chandler, AZ, United States

Now is the time to share your talents with the city! We invite all members of Team Chandler to submit to Off the Clock, an employee art show at Vision Gallery. The deadline to submit is Monday, April 22, and Off the Clock will be on display June 15 - August 24.

Free