Westgate Partners with City of Glendale to Offer Art Gallery & Community 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.
Art League West Opening reception with refreshments and live music by guitarist Duane Langston: Friday, September 12 • 6:00 - 9:00 p.m.
Art League West is a West Valley non-profit art organization with the mission of encouraging the appreciation of fine art by offering exhibits by the members to the public and by promoting educational programs in all areas of visual fine arts. Artwork is available for sale.
Peoria Fine Arts Association Opening reception and awards ceremony: Friday, October 3 • 6:00 - 9:00 p.m.
Formed in 2001 by members of the Peoria Arts Commission who recognized a need for an artist organization in the West Valley. It has grown from a half dozen enthusiastic artists to 50 plus members who live in Peoria and its surrounding cities. Artwork is available for sale. Gallery hours: Fridays & Saturdays, 6:00-9:00 p.m.; Sundays, 1:00-4:00 p.m. (During the week, special tours can be arranged by calling 623-810-1492.)
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Glendale Community College Student and Faculty Art Exhibit
GCC’s Art Department is dedicated to promoting a learning environment where students can focus on their own visual literacy and its relationship to the world around them. Glendale Community College has state of the art facilities where students can explore the areas of two and three dimensional studies. The dedicated instructors challenge students in their development of critical thinking in both the production and study of various Fine Art disciplines.
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Phoenix Artists Guild
Most of the members are juried members of Arizona Art Alliance. The members produce and display their art at events and exhibits, displaying juried fine art, including two and three-dimensional pieces. They share their knowledge and experiences through exhibits, workshops and art classes. Many of the members also participate in community outreach projects.
Classes & Activities
Wee Readers @ Westgate - Storytime
10:30-11 a.m., the first and third Monday 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.
Yes, I Can! Paint Class
Every Tuesday from 6 to 8:30 p.m. - Preregistration required
Your instructor will guide you step-by-step in this fun and exciting art class as you complete a painting in just one class! No experience is required. Just come as you are and leave as an artist. All supplies are included. For any questions, call 602-617-5200. To see a list of paintings that will be taught at each class, visit www.yesicanpaint.net. 2-½ hours. Instructor: CANNIZZARO • $25 (non-resident $30). For dates and to register, click here.
Every Monday at 7:30 p.m. for 6 weeks beginning Sept. 15. - Preregistration required
Learn the basics of guitar playing, warm-up techniques, finger-strengthening exercises, tuning, proper hand positions, posture, note-reading, finger-picking, simplified chords, and how to play simple songs step by step. No prior experience required. Student will be required to provide their own guitar. $8 supply fee collected at class. No class Oct. 13. 45 minutes. Ages 18+. For more information, contact 602-353-9900 or www.pcmrocks.org. Instructor: THE PHOENIX CONSERVATORY OF MUSIC FACULTY. • $80 (non-resident $96)
For dates and to register, click here.