Brand Library & Art Center provides a wide-range of free visual and performing arts programming, including concerts, art exhibitions, art and music lectures, films, dance performances, and interactive programs for families!

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The Brand Book to Art Club combines reading, discussion, and art-making!  Enjoy active discussion and an art project based on themes from the book.  Art supplies will be provided. A library copy of the book is available for checkout. Sign-up at Brand Library in-person or by email or by phone at (818) 548-2051.


The Brand Gallery hosts diverse contemporary art exhibitions every year. For each exhibition we offer an array of programming that can include artist talks, panel discussions, curator-led tours, film screenings, poetry readings, and art workshops.

Past Exhibitions


This hands-on crafts program for all ages gives participants a chance to express themselves!  Kids 9 and under must be accompanied by an adult. Each program is limited to 25 participants.


The 2020 programs are on Saturday mornings from 10:30am - 12pm; June 20, July 18, August 1, 15 and 29. Programs are held in the Brand Library Courtyard.  


Brand Library's Learning Kit Lending Program!

Kits include guitar, ukulele, drawing, knitting, crochet, and a hiking kit so you can get out and let nature inspire your creativity!


Our Knitting Support Group meets on the first and third Tuesday of each month, from 4pm - 5pm. Drop by if you want to get started or just meet others interested in fiber arts. We meet in the Brand Gallery Hall or Courtyard as weather permits.  This is not an instructor led class, but open time at the library to work on your projects.


The Dance Series presents top dance companies from Southern California performing site specific work in non-traditional performance spaces around Brand Library. The series is sponsored by the Brand Associates.


The 2020 season includes workshops and performances by Rangoli Dance Company, Mixed eMotion Theatrix, and JazzAntiqua

Applications for the 2020 performance series are now closed. You are welcome to apply for next season

Past Programs:

2014          2015          2017          2018          2019


Local musicians make music come alive! Stay for the Musical Petting Zoo after each program to try out instruments, including drums and percussion, keyboards, guitars, wind instruments and more. Kids 9 and under must be accompanied by an adult. The 2020 programs are March 7, May 2, August 8, Sept. 19 and Nov 14.

Past programs have included: Honolulu Avenue Strummers, Kazan Taiko, the California Philharmonic Orchestra, and Sounds of Ancient Mexico.


This acclaimed series presents top musicians from Southern California playing chamber music in the Brand Recital Hall, followed by a reception for the artists.


The Music Series is sponsored by the Brand Associates.


The Music Series runs January - April 2020!

Click here to see the full schedule.  


Past Programs:

2015       2016       2017       2018       2019 


Join us on the Plaza for free summer concerts!

Supported by the City of Glendale's Arts & Culture Commission Urban Art Program and the Brand Associates.

Past Programs:

2014       2015       2016       2017       2018       2019


Brand Associates members Joemy Wilson and Jackie Davis share the fascinating story of the Brand family and their historic home that is now Brand Library & Art Center. Tours are free, but RSVPs are required.


RSVP by email to or call (818) 548-2051. Tour is limited to 25 people. Docent tours are sponsored by the Brand Associates.

REEL ART Film Series

Reel Art features critically acclaimed independent films that explore the arts, with special guests on hand to lead post-screening discussions. The film series is run by the Brand Associates.



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Brand Library & Art Center

1601 West Mountain Street

Glendale, CA 91201

(818) 548-2051


Tuesday - Thursday 11am - 8pm

Friday - Sunday 10am - 5pm

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