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.
Phoenix Artists Guild Meet the Artists Reception: Friday, Dec. 12 • 6-8 p.m.
Local professional artists will present original artwork in various media. Artwork is available for sale. Come in and visit, and if you are in the market for affordable, original art, it may be difficult to leave without something. Phoenix Artists Guild, an organization established over three decades ago, was created to encourage appreciation of fine arts; to promote ethical principles and practices of original art; to promote educational programs in fine arts; and to promote camaraderie, cooperation and encouragement among artists at all skill levels. The exhibit will open on Wednesday, Dec. 3 and will be on display until Monday, Dec. 29 (closed on Dec. 15, 24 and 25). Gallery hours: Every day from 3-9 p.m. (closed on Dec. 15, 24 and 25).
Super Moments, Superstars, Super Game: An Associated Press Photo Exhibit Opening Celebration: Friday, Jan. 9 • 6-9 p.m.
Enjoy compelling images, including a photo from every championship game since the first one in 1967. Relive the trials and triumphs of these iconic moments as Arizona prepares to host its third Super Bowl. AP Images, the exclusive commercial photo partner for the NFL, is the definitive source for NFL photographs. Gallery hours: 6-9 p.m. on Fridays and Saturdays, plus 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. on Sunday, Jan. 25 (Pro Bowl game day) and Sunday, Feb. 1 (Super Bowl Sunday).
Activate Your Imagination! Resolve to Read! Friday, January 2 and Saturday, January 3; 6:00-9:00 p.m.
Start the New Year right by making a resolution that’s fun for the whole family! On Friday, every hour on the half hour, children, ages 3-11, and their parents/caregivers can attend a storytime and make a related craft. On Saturday, teens and adults can attend booktalks, learn about our book groups, and choose a FREE book. For more information, call 623-930-3531.
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.