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Arts HQ Free Concert
HQ After Dark Featuring Pam Morita
TOMORROW, September 20, 2017

6 - 8 p.m.
Located at the Arts HQ Gallery. 16126 N. Civic Center Plaza, Surprise, AZ.

Pam Morita is a professional pianist/singer from Chicago. Since 
1990 , Pam has played at the Drake Hotel, Park Hyatt Hotel, the Fairmont, and the Palmer House as well as well known jazz clubs like Andy's and the Green Mill.  

Beer and wine will be for sale at our cash only bar. 

Upcoming Events

Don't forget that September is Childhood Cancer Awareness Month and Phoenix Children's Hospital Foundation is raising funds to help patients receive the best treatment available.   Learn More

September 23, 2017

Rotary Club of Buckeye
 presents the Gary McEachern Golf Tournament To raise funds for local high school and college scholarships, Rotary Interact Clubs, and inbound/outbound Rotary exchange students.  

West Valley Mavericks  host Childspree, supporting children in need and supplying them with necessary items to begin the school year.  

September 30, 2017

West Valley Mavericks
 present The Round Up Festival. Enjoy family activities, live local music, food trucks and drinks.  

October 14, 2017

Art of Culture Expo
Join us as we celebrate the rich culture and ethnic traditions from across the west valley. We will feature artisans, historians, dance performers, musicians, and many more! Please contact Guylene Ozlanski at 623.882.7530 with any questions.   Learn More

October 16, 2017

Fun with Alcohol Inks on Tiles
Join Nancy Christy-Moore for an afternoon learning how to make delightful patterns and small works of art on ceramic tiles. Tiles, Inks and all supplies are provided for this 3- hour fun and relaxing creative experience. Learn More

Upcoming Art Exhibits

West Valley Arts Council
Fiber As Art
Aug. 10 through Oct. 6 
16126 N. Civic Center Plaza 
Surprise, AZ 85374

WHAM Art Gallery
Three Classy Ladies Art Show
Sept. 9 through 30  
16560 N. Dysart Rd. Surprise, AZ 85378 

Desert Caballeros Western Museum
Having Their Picture Took: Western Portait Photography Then and Now
Oct. 8 through 29  
21 North Frontier Street  
Wickenburg, AZ 85390

Upcoming Performances

September 20, 2017
West Valley Arts Council Presents HQ AFTER DARK 
Featuring Pam Morita
Free event
Arts HQ Gallery
6 - 8 p.m.
16126 N. Civic Center Plaza
Surprise, AZ 85374

September 30, 2017
Ballet Under the Stars
Free event
5:30 - 8:30 p.m.
North Lake Amphitheater in Estrella 
10360 S. Estrella Parkway
Goodyear, AZ 85338 

November 9, 2017
Lunchtime Theatre Series: Los Tres Tenores
$10.00 - Reservations are required.
NW Regional Library
2 p.m.
16089 N Bullard Ave
Surprise, AZ. 
Call to make reservations at 623.584.2626.

Call to Artists

4th Annual Surprise Invitational 
The West Valley Arts Council (WVAC) is currently accepting submissions for a juried exhibit at the West Valley Arts HQ gallery. 
The deadline for submission is 
October 2, 2017.

The 4th Annual Surprise Invitational is a juried exhibit and will feature artwork in a variety of styles and techniques. Artists are invited to submit original art to include anything from photography to paintings, sculpture to installation pieces, digital work to interactive art, and beyond. WVAC is seeking your finest works of art. Artists may enter any 2D or 3D media, and may submit up to three items per entry. Entry fees are $30 for WVAC roster artists and $35 for non-roster artists. 

Important Dates:
Oct. 19, 2017: Opening Reception 
Oct. 19 - Dec. 20, 2017: Exhibit will be on display. 

Questions? call us at 623-584-2626.  Learn more

Small Works Fundraiser
Arts HQ is a nonprofit gallery that relies on membership, donations and support. The 2nd Annual Small Works Fundraiser is a great way for artists to support the mission, programs and exhibits at the Arts HQ. 

Use your creative side to help the West Valley Arts Council (WVAC) raise some money! WVAC invites artists to donate a small original piece for our 2017 fundraiser. 2D Artwork must not exceed 8"x10" and 3D artwork no taller than 8 inches. 

All work must include a label or identification on the back of the work, including the name of the artist and the title of the piece.

Artwork measurements should be artwork/canvas only, and not include matte/frame.

All work must be hand delivered October 10 - 12, 2017.

For more information and the donation entry form please click the link below or call us at 623-584-2626.  Learn more