Glendale’s Centerline District Artistic Centerpiece - downtown event spotlights art & culture in Glendale
A city’s story can be told through public arts and culture marking its most historic spaces. Glendale’s historic downtown offers a glimpse into the journey Glendale has made over its 100 years. Centerline Artwerks | First Saturdays returns to Historic Downtown Glendale in October to spotlight those existing art and cultural treasures while also inspiring new ones.
Called Artwerks Lateral 58, the event takes its name from the historic 58th parallel (now 58th Avenue) in the heart of Glendale’s downtown. The first Artwerks events was held Saturdays in 2010 in conjunction with Glendale Glitters, the city’s annual holiday festival season, and featured live performing artists, local painters, sculptors, dancers and musicians.
Artists demonstrated their varieties of styles, methods and techniques live along the historic and recently renovated walkway just east of downtown’s Murphy Park at 58th Avenue. Event goers had the opportunity to watch artists at work as well as participate in live hands on workshops developed for all ages!