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Driven by Art! Glendale's Public Art Driving Tour

With the financial help of the state's first percent- for-art legislation, public art began to be acquired and appear in various locations around the city. The arts program is designed to increase the public's awareness and appreciation of art. In Glendale, an Arts Commission works to deliver the following messages about the value of a public art program:
  • Public art is a valuable contribution to the community
  • Public art connects people to their environment
  • Public art helps to foster a sense of pride
  • Public art serves as a catalyst to stimulate a diverse and vital surroundings

With the help of the City Council, the Arts Commission began to place artwork in public places, assuring that all of Glendale's citizens would benefit from a more beautiful and vibrant community. The City of Glendale takes great pride in its art collection and hopes that you enjoy your exploration. CLICK HERE for a printable version of this map (PDF)

1. Western Area Public Safety Complex
6261 N. 83rd Avenue
(83rd Avenue and Bethany Home Road)

2. Field Operations Center
6210 W. Myrtle Avenue

3. Circles of Time
6024 W. Myrtle Avenue
(Northeast Corner of Myrtle and Grand Avenue)

4. Public Safety Building (2)
5711 W. Glendale Avenue
(Glendale Avenue and 57th Drive)

5. Velma Teague Library
7010 N. 58th Avenue
(58th Drive and Glendale Avenue)

6. Glendale History Walk
5835 W. Palmaire Avenue
Retail promenade of downtown parking structure

6b. Public Safety Memorial
5750 W. Glenn Drive
(Civic Center Plaza)

7. Elsie McCarthy Sensory Garden
55th Avenue & Orangewood

8. Fire Station 157
9658 North 59th Avenue

9. Sahuaro Ranch Park
59th Avenue & Mountain View Road

10. Main Public Library
5959 West Brown Street

11. Glendale Adult Center
5970 W. Brown St
(57th Avenue and Brown St.)

12. Paseo Raquet Club
6268 West Thunderbird Road

13. Fire Station 159
17159 N. 63rd Avenue
(63rd Avenue and Bell Road)

14. Foothills Branch Library (3)
19055 N. 57th Avenue
(57th Avenue and Union Hills Drive)

15. Foothills Recreation & Aquatics Center
(57th Avenue and Union Hills Dr.)

16. Glendale Municipal Airport
6801 N. Glen Harbor Blvd.
(West of 99th Avenue and Glendale Avenue)

Glendale Public Art Driving Tour
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