Pictured at last year's Art in the Garden at Carefree Desert Gardens is professional artist Chela Mischke exchanging ideas with a young "artist to be." Art in the Garden will be held at Desert Foothills Library on April 18.

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‘Art in the Garden’ at Desert Foothills Library

Staff ~ 4/1/2015

CAVE CREEK – ‘Art in the Garden’ will be at Desert Foothills Library on April 18, 10:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. ‘Art in the Garden’ will offer art, free entertainment, and fun family activities.

Special ‘Art in the Garden’ events in the library include dynamic storytelling in the Community Room, including "Peter and the Wolf." From 11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m., school principals and other dignitaries will introduce their favorite books. Out on the library's Waterfall Terrace, there will be a continuous flow of music, dance, choral, and theatrical performances.

An Education & Community Services and Sonoran Arts League "Child's Play and Kid's Club Art Contest" Winners Art Exhibition is planned, in addition to a wide array of informational tables hosted by community organizations. Participants include Sonoran Arts League, Cactus Shadows Fine Arts Center Raise the Curtain Campaign, Education & Community Services (CCUSD), Desert Foothills Library, Education & Community Services, Scully Learning Center, Desert Artists and Arizona Art Alliance Extra Special Art Classes, Desert Awareness, and more! Expect an exciting assortment of unexpectedly wonderful art for sale to benefit local arts organizations.

A highlight of Art in the Garden is the Sonoran Arts League's ‘Art Stuff Sale,’ which offers everything from art supplies, framing materials, books, and props.

For more details, see www.desertfoothillslibrary.org.