The ‘Tis Art Center and Gallery was established in June 2009 for the promotion of local artists and various styles of art, to teach art and to make art economically available to the Prescott Community.
The center’s two galleries feature a rotating selection of fine art paintings, photography, sculpture, jewelry and wearable art, all by Prescott area artists. The third floor banquet hall, with its spectacular view of the courthouse plaza is ideal for wedding receptions and other black-tie affairs. It is also available for educational meetings, fundraisers, artist workshops, theater and dance performances.
The foundation and the art center are aptly named after a traditional Irish expression, ” ’tis ” which is short for “it is.”
“That’s your dream out now. That’s what my mother used to say when we were children in Ireland and a dream we had came true.” Frank McCourt, New York Times bestselling author of his memoir ‘Tis.
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