Enjoy Arts & Culture in Historic Downtown Glendale

Glendale Woman's Club


The Glendale Woman's Club is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization serving our local community since 1901. Follow us on Facebook! The clubhouse building is rented to the public for private family or business events. Maximum 150 seating. No catering requirements and free Wifi. Call for pricing and availability.

7032 N. 56th Ave.

Phone: 623-937-9915


Glendale History Walk


This unique history walk features 59 images relating to the history of Glendale imbedded in the sidewalk at the promenade of the downtown parking structure retail area. Each vibrant mosaic offers insight into the evolution of Glendale. 

Promenade Parking Structure

58th Avenue and Palmaire

Arizona Doll & Toy Museum


The Arizona Doll & Toy Museum features boys and girls playthings from many eras. Antique to modern toys, dolls and miniatures to remember and cherish our childhood. A Gift Shop and Doll Hospital are also available.

Hours: Tuesday-Saturday, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

5847 W. Myrtle Ave.

Phone: 623-939-6186

Territorial Sheriff Sculpture


This piece is fashioned after the 14th sheriff of Maricopa County, Samuel Seay Stout.  Artist, Bill Nebeker stated that he “created a man of strength and courage, who is relaxed but is aware of his dangerous surroundings.  As a member of the Cowboy Artists of America since 1978, Bill Nebeker has won a Gold and Silver in sculpture, Best of Show and the Phoenix Art Museum Purchase Award, as well as being twice elected President by his fellow artists.  

Located at 57th and Glendale Avenue

Glendale Public Safety Memorial


The Glendale Public Safety Memorial was dedicated on Jan. 4, 2011. The memorial honors two police officers and one firefighter killed in the line of duty in Glendale. The names of the fallen include:

Fire Engineer Lester Hills
Sergeant Pat Campbell
Officer Anthony Holly

The 15-foot-tall bronze memorial features two police officers and two firefighters rescuing a child while connected by an eternal flame. Behind the statue is a 28-foot-long granite wall with plaques of honor. The artist for the memorial is Hai Ying Wu.

Glendale Civic Center Plaza
5750 W. Glenn Drive

Circles of Time


This pocket park designed by artist Howard Meehan features a stone step wall supporting five laminated glass images encased in steel rings. The "Circles of Time" imagery captures photo history, "A window into the past...a look into the future". Several points of interest in the park are two historic buildings that once housed a gas station and the Morecomb family adobe home. Sculptural lighted wheel rims, and antique gas pumps which speak of the evolution of these fuel devices over 50 years. 

Circles of Time
6024 W. Myrtle Avenue
(Northwest Corner of Myrtle and Grand Avenue)

Old Friends Bronze Sculpture


Mr. George Lundeen, a native of Nebraska, is a well-know national artist.  His sculpture, Old Friends (completed in 1986), received the National Sculpture Society Silver Medal in 1982 and has become a favorite among Glendale residents and visitors. Located in Murphy Park