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West Valley Arts Council
Arts HQ Gallery

Summer Hours
Tuesday - Thursday
10 a.m. - 3 p.m.

Cutting Edge Paintings
Solo Exhibit by Keith Schall
June 15 - July 21, 2017

Keith Schall's abstract paintings depict themes from literature, myth and the spontaneity and unpredictable energy of jazz. 

Upcoming Performances
Theater Works presents Seussical, a fantastical, magical, musical extravaganza! See all of our favorite Dr. Seuss characters brought to life, including Horton the Elephant, The Cat in the Hat, Gertrude McFuzz, Lazy Mayzie and a little boy with a big imagination - Jojo. The colorful characters transport us from the Jungle of Nool to the Circus McGurkus to the invisible world of the Whos. Seussical is fun for the whole family!

July 14 - 30, 2017
8355 W Peoria Ave. 
Peoria, Ariz., 85345
The Wonderful Wizard of Oz 
Stage Left Productions presents The Wonderful Wizard of Oz. Dorothy joins the Scarecrow, Tin Man and Cowardly Lion as she searches for home and family. Performing at the Paradise Ballroom.

July 19 - 22, 2017
15050 N. 59th Ave #122
Glendale, Ariz. 85306
Legends of Song 
Theater Works presents this delightful trip down memory lane. Award-winning entertainer and impressionist  T.A. Burrows  uses his remarkable vocal talents to recreate the unique styles and distinctive sounds from  Elvis' spirited  Teddy Bear  to Diamond's signature  Sweet Caroline.

Aug. 11 - 13, 2017
8355 W Peoria Ave.
Peoria, Ariz.
HQ After Dark @ Arts HQ
Join us for an evening of live music with the Lee Perreira band at the beautiful Arts HQ Gallery. Singer-Songwriter-Guitarist Lee Perreira combines classic blues riffs with a soulfully textured vocal style leaving his audience instantly captured. 

August 23, 2017, 6  - 8 p.m.
Arts HQ
16126 N Civic Center Plaza
  • Cost: $10.00 or free for members.
  • Call Amber Starr at 623-584-2626 to purchase tickets or for more information.
Lunchtime Theater 
@ Arts HQ
Lunchtime Theater Presents Gypsy. Gypsy tells the story of one hungry woman to get her two daughters into show business. This musical has earned Rose a place in theatrical history as the archetypical stage mother. 

September 14, 2017, Noon  - 1 p.m.
Arts HQ
16126 N Civic Center Plaza
  • Cost: $10.00. Call Amber Starr at 623-584-2626 to purchase tickets or for more information.
  • Reservations are required.
  • Food: Order in or bring your own. To place a lunch order call the City Cafe at 623-222-8900, and it will be delivered to the Arts HQ. 
Community Art Exhibits & Events
WHAM | Veterans Art Exhibit
July 2 - 23, 2017
Opening Reception: July 14, 5 - 7 p.m.
Wham Community Center
16560 N. Dysart Rd., Surprise, Ariz. 85378

West Valley Art Museum | Arizona Yellow Hues 
Photography Exhibit by Keith Dines
July 3 - Sept. 14, 2017
West Valley Art Museum
8401 W Monroe St., Peoria, Ariz. 85345

Musical Surprise | Musical Princess Camp
Youth Music Camp
July 17 - 21, 2017
Musical Surprise
16846 W. Bell Rd. Surprise, Ariz. 85374

Musical Surprise |  AZ Bluegrass Association Workshop "Futuregrass"
July 22, 2017
Musical Surprise
16846 W. Bell Rd. Surprise, Ariz. 85374

Musical Surprise | Guitar Camp
Youth Music Camp
July 24 - 28, 2017
Musical Surprise
16846 W. Bell Rd. Surprise, Ariz. 85374

Theater Works | Crazy Fun Land!
Youth Theater Camp
July 31 - August 4, 2017
Theater Works
10580 N. 83rd Dr., Peoria, Ariz. 85345
Artist Opportunities
Walker Family Grants
Deadline for application: 
July 20, 2017 4 p.m.

The West Valley Arts Council is now accepting applications for Fiscal Year 2017-18 Walker Family Grants. Grants are for artists, arts teachers, non-profit organizations or schools seeking funds for an arts or cultural project, event or program that target under-served populations. 

For more information please email Bernadette Carroll at

City of Surprise -  Call to Artists
Deadline: August 18, 2017

The Surprise Arts & Cultural Advisory Commission is seeking 2D submissions in any medium focusing on comic, graphic and illustrative art to be displayed in our City Hall Gallery.  The exhibit will be on display August 28 through November 2.
ProMusica Arizona Chorale and Orchestra Auditions
Auditions: Aug. 8, 2017, 7 - 9 p.m.

Promusica Arizona will be holding auditions for both the Chorale and Orchestra at Crosswinds Presbyterian Church, 20123 N. 15th ave, Phoenix 85027. 

For an audition appointment, contact Patti Gaetz at
Become a Roster Artist Today!

West Valley Arts Council roster artist benefits include: e-blast/social media marketing, website community calendar postings, professional development programs/ classes and more. 
West Valley Arts Council 2016 - 2017 Season Sponsors

APS | Arizona Commission on the Arts  Arizona Community Foundation | City of Goodyear | City of Peoria | City of Surprise | Constance W. McMillin Trust | Dolores Miller Charitable Endowment Fund | DMB | Estrella by Newland Communities | Estrella Mountain Community College | EPCOR | The Kemper & Ethel Marley Foundation | Kiwanis of Litchfield Park | National Endowment for the Arts | Orcutt | Winslow | Scottsdale League for the Arts | SRP | Thunderbird Charities | USAA Foundation | Wells Fargo

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