Westgate Partners with City of Glendale to Offer Art Gallery & Community Classes
Westgate Entertainment District and the City of Glendale have finalized a year-long partnership to bring Glendale residents and Westgate patrons a free community art gallery and art, fitness and recreational classes.
iStar Financial, owners of Westgate, are providing the city a 3,050-square-foot retail space next to Cold Stone Creamery, at no cost, that is valued at more than $100,000 annually. The space houses Gallery Glendale at Westgate, an art gallery featuring art galleries, classes and activities open Fridays and Saturdays from 6-9 p.m.
The partnership includes the gallery and an array of classes and activities.
Events and Activities
Wee Readers @ Westgate - Storytime 10:30-11 a.m., the first and third
of each month
(except on national holidays)
Stories, rhymes, finger plays and songs geared for children from newborn to five years old. Play with your child to promote their early literacy. Free. No registration. First come, first served.
Glendale Union High School District - The Annual Student Art Show Featured Exhibit for the month of April April 4-26,
Fridays and Saturdays, 6 to 9 p.m.
Awards/Public Reception: Friday, April 11, 5 p.m.
There will be artworks from students and faculty members from all 10 of the district schools, with
92 student entries and approximately 25 faculty entries. Artwork wil be available for sale.
During the April 11 reception, various awards will be presented to the student artists as determined by a panel of judges. Light appetizers will be served, while entertainment will be provided by the Thunderbird High School Jazz Combo and Independence High School piano students. It will be a grand evening that celebrates the arts in the Glendale Union High School District.
On the final night, April 26, there will be a reception for the “Impressionism Celebration.” The models, artists, parents and coordinators of the event at the Phoenix Botanical Gardens, and the district's non-profit patron, Roy Allen, will be attending. There will be refreshments and short speeches regarding the project.
For more information about this exhibit, please contact Kimberly Baron at 623-435-6097.