TOWN OF FOUNTAIN HILLS
Art2018-2019 Walk G UIDE
“The Enduring Family” - Centennial Circle, #10 Sculpture by Jeff Laing “The father figure is ‘Dignity’; the mother is ‘Serenity’; and the child is ‘Eternity’.”
Art Walk Fountain Hills is home to one of the largest public art collections in the state of Arizona! Register for any of our Fall & Winter Public Art Walks and discover the power of art among Arizona’s natural desert beauty. Our public Art Walk invites you to gaze upon striking statues set against Fountain Hills’ mountain ranges, scenic skies and of course our World Famous Fountain. Follow our Centennial Circle Art Walk through the Centennial Circle sculpture garden, then view the many pieces of varied art such as bronzes, murals, paintings, photography, and three -dimensional art inside the River of Time Museum, the Community Center, the Library, and Town Hall.
But your adventure doesn’t stop there! Our Avenue of the Fountains tour takes you down our main street Freedom, located on the median. Then continue to Fountain Park where you will meet Teddy Roosevelt, George Washington, and the rest of the Presidents of our “Fount Rushmore” section of the Fountain Park tour! Fountain Hills, Arizona, is the place to see art in all its glory with a majestic backdrop of the McDowell and Four Peaks mountains and the Town’s signature 560-foot tall Fountain, located in the center of its 64-acre park. Flat Art Tours are held on Wednesdays only. Please register online for the tour you would like to attend. Registration is free. Registration includes your tour reservation and Art Walk Guide program.
Tour Dates Fountain Park Tour 11 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. Centennial Circle Tour 9:00 a.m. 10:30 a.m.
Saturday, October 6 Fountain Park #3609 Centennial Circle #3610
Saturday, November 3 Fountain Park #3614 Centennial Circle #3615
Saturday, December 8 Fountain Park #3618 Centennial Circle #3619
Saturday, October 20 Fountain Park #3611 Centennial Circle #3612
Saturday, November 17 Fountain Park #3616 Centennial Circle #3617
Register For A Tour!
Free registration is required, please register online www.fh.az.gov/publicart for the tour you would like to attend. Registration is FREE and includes your tour and Art Walk Guide Program. For more information or to schedule a private tour, please call 480-816-5165.
Fountain Hills Public Art Collection All About Art
Are you All About Art? Then we have something for you! At over a staggering 150 pieces, Fountain Hills is home to one of Arizona’s largest public art collections. From our public Art Walks to the Fountain Hill’s Artists’ Gallery Special Events, there is no shortage of creativity here! Fountain Hills features Docent Led, Self Guided and Special Reservation tours November through April each year.
Docent Led Tours
The Town of Fountain Hills is now hosting docent-led art walks each month from November 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 full calendar listing of all fall tour dates is listed on the back cover of this guide. To register for a docent led tour please visit www.fh.az.gov/ publicart
Self Guided Tours self-guided amenities for all four of our Art Walk tours. In the age of technology, our public art piece plaques, naming of our pieces, showcase a customized QR code programmed with the artist bio and history of the art piece. Simply grab one of our Art Walk Guide Books along with your smart phone and you’re ready to begin! To utilize the QR codes on the plaques remember to download any Free QR code reader app on your smart phone.
Are you looking to enjoy one of our Docent Led Tours
quest to have a private tour! Simply call our Tourism of-
tours must be made a minimum of 3 weeks in advance. For more information, please call 480-816-5165.
Free registration is required; please register online www. fh.az.gov/publicart for the tour you would like to attend. Registration is FREE and includes your tour and Art Walk Guide Program. For more information on tour dates www.experiencefountainhills.org or call our Tourism
“Lincoln” - Fountain Park, #2 Sculpture by Mark Lundeen “I always thought Lincoln was an elegant orator and a great President - Mark Lundeen”
“Return to Puye” - Fountain Park #7 Sculpture by Doug Hyde Donated by the wonderful Lorenz Family in 2011, who have donated three other pieces to the Town already.
Town Hall 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8.
FUSION CEREMONIAL DANCE FOUNTAIN ORACLE ORANGE SELLERS RED MOUNTAIN BROTHERS RED ROCK DESERT BACKYARD, 4 PEAKS 9. COOLING THE DOGS
Library/Museum 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8.
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Community Center 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. 10. 11. 12. 13. 14. 15.
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Centennial Circle 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. 10. 11. 12. 13. 14. 15.
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“Circle of Peace” - Centennial Circle, #13 Sculpture by Gary Price “ Each and every person is a vita; element in this wonderful circle of life” - Artist Gary Price
Avenue of the Fountains 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8.
FREEDOM FOUNTAIN SPIRIT ASCENDO GAHN DANCER II SKY TOTEM SIP N’ SPLASH INTERACTIVE SUN GLASSES WATCH & CLOCK
Fountain Park 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. 10. 11. 12. 13. 14. 15.
THEODORE ROOSEVELT THE CONSERVATIONIST BILL OF RIGHTS AND THE PREAMBLE LINCOLN RONALD REAGEN STRENGTH TO OUR PEOPLE GEORGE WASHINGTON THOMAS JEFFERSON RETURN TO PUYE SPIRIT OF THE SAGUARO FIRST LOVE LAST DOLL ADOLESCENCE MY BUDDY BOB THE FROG GEORGE THE TORTOISE
“Fred & Ginger” - Fountain Park, #25 Sculpture by Patrick Mack the joy that couples feel.
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GONE BUT NOT FORGOTTEN SECOND STORY VIEW MAN IT THE MOON MURAL WALL VETERANS MEMORIAL SOLDIER AT WAR AVIATOR ALBERO GRAN BLOWING IN THE WIND LOVERS AN ALL DAY JOB QUIET PURSUIT FRED & GINGER COYOTE AND KEY SECOND MESA INFINITY RING VIGILANCE BIG BLUE EMMA’S GARDEN
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Fountain Hills Artists’ Gallery Still as a statue with no expression or emotion? Try telling that to the musicians that make up sculptor George Lundeen’s bronze, Joy of Music. Walk on the wild side with big-eared Chauncey the Rabbit or sit astride old George the Tortoise, and feel the art come to life. Want to look into the face of a caveman or marvel at the Power of Thought? Serious, whimsical, thought-provoking and just downright beautiful, this incredible collection by internationally recognized artists will awe and inspire you. Follow the journey through the Civic Center sculpture garden, then view the many pieces of varied art such as bronzes, murals, paintings, photography, and three -dimensional art inside the River of Time Museum, the Community Center, the Library, and Town Hall. But your adventure doesn’t stop there! Follow the map down Avenue of the Fountains and view the magniﬁcent eagle in the piece, Freedom, located on the median. Then continue to Fountain Park where you will meet Teddy Roosevelt and Bob the Frog. But the uniqueness doesn’t stop there! Don’t miss the magniﬁcent African pieces that surround the park and The Veterans Memorial that will take your breath away and your heart. Fountain Hills, Arizona, is the place to see art in all its glory with a majestic backdrop of the McDowell and Four Peaks mountains and the Town’s signature 560-foot tall Fountain, located in the center of its 64-acre park. Follow this map for a self-guided journey or learn the true secrets of the art and the artists by taking a docent-guided art walk. Hear about the creation of the artwork, the varied styles and techniques, and listen to what the artists have to say about their vision. Call the Fountain Hills Town Hall at (480)816-5100 or www.fh.az.gov to sign up for a docent-guided walk. Let the journey begin…
The Art Walk is a Collaborative Effort of PUBLIC ART COMMITTEE www.fountainhillspublicart.com , and the
TOWN OF FOUNTAIN HILLS www.fh.az.gov .
Town of Fountain Hills Art Walk Brochure