Discover Talented Artists During Hidden in the Hills


A former art teacher who creates colorful, contemporary figural paintings; a married couple who feed off of their creative energy to create whimsical sculptures and fused glass creations; a former equine orthopedic surgeon who now sculpts horses. Judy Paxton Bruce, Joanie and Charlie Wolter and Joerg Auer are four of 174 artists participating in the 22nd […]

Student Artists Sought For Hidden in the Hills


Information sessions begin Sept. 15 The nonprofit Sonoran Arts League is issuing a “Call for Student Artists” for the 22nd Annual Hidden in the Hills Artist Studio Tour (HITH) taking place the last two weekends of November. Student artists in grades 6 through 12 from the Phoenix metropolitan area are encouraged to showcase and sell […]

Hidden in the Hills Announces 2018 Dates — Cover Artist


They’re nestled in the hills of the North Valley, some off the beaten path, but many of them have received national acclaim for their original works of art. And, lucky for art collectors and those seeking original holiday gifts, 42 of them will open their art studios during the last two weekends of November and […]

Explore Summer Fun For All With ECS


Arts, sports, STEM and more Since 1974, Cave Creek Unified School District Education & Community Services (ECS) has offered inspiring, creative, engaging and educational workshops and classes in a wide variety of programs for all ages — and the legacy continues this summer. In the performing arts, explore theater and dance choices for elementary students […]

Carefree To Honor Veterans At Annual Community Event


The Town of Carefree will host its ninth annual Veterans Day presentation and musical tribute Saturday, November 11, 3–5 pm, in the Sanderson Lincoln Pavilion, located in the Carefree Desert Gardens, 101 Easy Street, in Downtown Carefree. The event will feature a mixture of patriotic and military music by Todd Knowles and his Main Event […]

Foothills Empty Bowls Lunch And Art Auction Set For October 20


Online auction added to 2017 event aimed at helping feed hungry in need The annual Foothills Empty Bowls Lunch & Art Auction 2017 will honor World Hunger Day Friday, October 20, and will be held at Harold’s Corral in Cave Creek, from 11am–1pm. According to Pam DiPietro, executive director of Foothills Food Bank, this year […]

Carefree Hosts ‘Art In The Garden’ In April


Education and Community Services (ECS), a department of the Cave Creek Unified School District (CCUSD) will host Art in the Garden Saturday, April 8, 8-11am. The morning of free family art activities, literary and art contest, art exhibitions and entertainment by local school groups, takes place in partnership with the Kiwanis Club of Carefree at […]

Hidden in the Hills Artist Studio Tour & Sale


Forty-four working artists, along with their guest artists, will open their home studios for the Sonoran Arts League’s 19th Annual Hidden in the Hills Artist Studio Tour & Sale November 20–22 and November 27–29. Between the hours of 10am and 5pm, attendees can visit open studios and purchase original artwork in this free self-guided tour […]

Cool Off With Hot Art This Summer


The Sonoran Arts League will present its Hot Art – Cool Show exhibit at Desert Foothills Library through October 3. Visitors can view some spectacular art and maybe find a piece that will fit into that perfect spot in the home. Participating artists include Betsy Anderson, Beth Benowich, Tamara Benton, Mary Boehm, Jane Boggs, Jim […]

Celebrate Spring With Art In The Garden


Art in the Garden offers the perfect opportunity to celebrate Spring with art, free entertainment and fun family activities at Desert Foothills Library April 18, 10:30am-1:30pm. Special Art in the Garden events in the library include dynamic storytelling in the Community Room. From 10:30am-11:30am, Fran Rosenthal will tell one of the most popular stories of […]