The Fountain Hills Senior Center, Fountain Hills School District, the Library Association and the Cultural and Civic Association are just a few of the groups sponsoring a wide variety of interesting celebrations of art, literature and music for active minds of all ages
Arts in the Courtyard
Four Peaks Elementary and Fountain Hills Middle School will host their seventh annual Arts in the Courtyard, Thursday, April 25 from 5 to 8 p.m.
Tickets are $10 for adults and $5 for children and can be purchased at the door. Ticket price includes a delicious, catered buffet dinner from Ahnala restaurant from the Radisson Fort McDowell Resort.
Enjoy the highlights of our fourth through eighth graders’ artwork, dances, drama skits, and hear our band as well!
All proceeds go towards materials and supplies for our art, dance, music, and band programs.
The Fountain Hills Art Walks
Taking advantage of one of the largest collections of art on public display, the Town is hosting docent-led art walks each month from October through April. The volunteer docents will be providing information on the walks about each piece they visit, the techniques used to create the piece and a background on each artist that created the piece. The art walks are a cooperative effort between the Town of Fountain Hills and the Public Art Committee of the Fountain Hills Cultural and Civic Association.
New this year is revamped tours and several new pieces. The first tour, called the Civic Center Tour, begins at 9 a.m. This tour will feature pieces in the courtyard area and inside both the Community Center and the Library. The second tour, called the Fountain Park Tour, begins at 11 a.m. This tour features pieces inside Town Hall, down the Avenue of the Fountains, and the collection at Fountain Park. Both tours meet at the Community Center.
Tours are offered at no charge, but participants can donate $5 and receive a commemorative Art Walk mug. Pre-registration is required as the number that can be taken on the art walks is limited. Registrations are accepted at Town Hall, Monday through Thursday, from 7 a.m. to 6 p.m., or at the Community Center, Monday through Thursday, from 7 a.m. to 6 p.m.
The Fountain Hills Library Association (Friends of the Library)
The Library Association has raised nearly $50,000 for library /public computer improvements in the Fountain Hills branch of the Maricopa County Library. Additionally, they sponsor lectures and book-signings featuring significant Arizona Artists.