Our community offers a vibrant and diverse mix of programs and activities. Discover the rich environment and cultural heritage of the Colorado Plateau, experience the wealth of creative talent in the visual and performance arts, explore the glorious night sky. Take a class, see a play, listen to a world renowned author. Or volunteer – you might find yourself on stage, hunting for artifacts, installing an exhibition – the possibilities are endless.

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Listed below are the nonprofit art, science and cultural organizations, as well as other businesses, that bring these opportunities to life for our community members and visitors. Begin exploring Flagstaff today!

Community Events Calendar

Visual Arts

Artists’ Coalition of Flagstaff
2532 N Fourth Street, PMB 246
Flagstaff, AZ 86004
928-522-6969
acfpres@hotmail.com
http://www.flagstaff-arts.org

The Artists’ Coalition’s mission is to encourage and promote the artistic growth and professional development of local artists, and create a forum for the arts through exhibitions and educational programs. Sponors annual Open Studios Tour.

City of Flagstaff Public Art Program
Public Art Map (.pdf)
About City Art Programs

The City of Flagstaff periodically purchases and installs permanent outdoor art pieces at various locations throughout the City. Typically, the pieces are solicited through a call-to-artists process and juried by the Beautification & Public Art Commission. You can view the locations of the outdoor art pieces on the City of Flagstaff Public Art Map, copies of which are available at City Hall, Flagstaff Visitors Center, Flagstaff Chamber of Commerce, and Coconino Center for the Arts.

Coconino Community College
2800 S. Lone Tree Rd.
Flagstaff, AZ 86001
928-527-1222 or 800-350-7122
www.coconino.edu/finearts/calendar

The Fine Arts Department at Coconino Community College provides courses for students planning to transfer to colleges or universities offering four-year degrees in the arts, as well as for community members interested in art activities for personal enrichment and enjoyment.

Dry Creek Arts Fellowship
PO Box 23439
Flagstaff, AZ 86002
928-774-8861
dcaf@infomagic.net
www.drycreekarts.com

Dry Creek Arts Fellowship presents the annual Trappings of the American West. Over 80 artists honor the living cultural heritage of the American Cowboy through art, sculpture, jewelry, saddles, boots, knifes and more. Additional programs throughout the three week celebration.

Hozhoni Foundation
2133 N. Walgreen St.
Flagstaff, AZ 86004
928-526-7944
info@hozhoni.com
www.hozhoni.com

The Hozhoni Foundation provides individualized residential, vocational, and educational services primarily for people with developmental disabilities.

Masterpiece Art Program of Flagstaff
PO Box 3675
Flagstaff, AZ 86003
928-714-0498
hrdarris@juno.com
www.masterpieceart.org

The Masterpiece Art Program provides elementary school age children exposure to a variety of paintings and artists by hands-on learning through trained parent volunteers.

Museum of Northern Arizona
3101 N Fort Valley Road
Flagstaff, AZ 86001
928-774-5213
info@mna.mus.az.us
www.musnaz.org

Bringing the Colorado Plateau to the world. Changing exhibits, marketplaces, informative programs and outdoor adventures reveal the artistic traditions, Native cultures, and natural sciences of the region.

Northern Arizona University Art Museum
PO Box 6021
Flagstaff, AZ 86011-6021
Beasley Gallery, NAU Fine Arts Building,
Old Main Art Gallery, 928-523-3471
www4.nau.edu/art%5Fmuseum

The premier showcase for contemporary art in the region, the NAU Art Museum presents creative, cutting edge exhibitions. With the understanding that education is paramount to the university, the museum strives to emphasize the production of creative uniqueness and diversity in medium, thus exposing the student body and surrounding community to a comprehensive artistic variety.

Sedona Arts Center
15 Art Barn Road
Sedona, Arizona 86336
Phone: 928-282-3809  Toll-free: 888-954-4442  Gallery: 928-282-3865
www.sedonaartscenter.org

Sedona Arts Center is a nonprofit educational institution dedicated to nurturing creative discovery, learning and sharing through arts education and artistic development.

PAWS Project
2625 North King Street
Flagstaff, AZ 86004
928-679-7318
sue@coconinokids.org
www.coconinokids.org/index.php?/paws

Promoting Assets with Sculpture, a project of the Coconino Coalition for Children & Youth that is bringing together youth, artists, non-profit organizations, businesses, and individuals to highlight the opportunities and resources that our young community members need to succeed.

 

Performing Arts

Ballet Folklorico de Colores
3858 Fox Lair Drive
Flagstaff, AZ 86004
928-779-2142
Cynthia.Conn@nau.edu

The purpose of Ballet Folklorico de Colores is to educate children of the Flagstaff community in cultural dance and to provide information relative to cultural dance to members through: regional history and geography, performances by club members in the community, and speakers from the community on different regions of Mexico.

Coconino Community College
2800 S. Lone Tree Rd.
Flagstaff, AZ 86001
928-527-1222 or 800-350-7122
www.coconino.edu/finearts/calendar

The Coconino Community College dance program has a history of providing high quality, professionally produced performances dating back to 1992.

Flagstaff Youth Theatre
406 Woodland Dr.
Flagstaff, AZ 86001
928-310-0390
FlagstaffYouthTheater@gmail.com
www.flagstaffyouththeater.com

Flagstaff Youth Theatre provides children and their families the experience of the stage while receiving quality instruction in performing arts.

Heritage Square Trust
PO Box 23801
Flagstaff, AZ 86002
928-774-6929
info@heritagesquaretrust.org
www.heritagesquaretrust.org

The Heritage Square Trust makes quality entertainment, education and artistic talent accessible to all by omitting admission fees and utilizing downtown Flagstaff’s only open-air amphitheater.

Human Nature
1124 East Linda Vista Drive
Flagstaff, AZ 86004
928-773-0750
Jayne@humannature.ws
humannature.ws

Human Nature is a collaborative dance performance group. The group creates original works of an interdisciplinary nature, which explore human potential and our relationship with the natural world.

Northern Arizona University Department of Theatre
PO Box 6040
Building 37A, Performing and Fine Arts
Flagstaff, Arizona 86011
928-523-4120
Audrey Auditorium, 928-523-4120
Preparatory School of Performing Arts, 928-523-1889
www.cal.nau.edu/theatre

In the spirit of the liberal arts tradition, Northern Arizona University’s Department of Theatre offers students the broadest possible understanding of the art and craft of theatre through creative, critical, and applied practice. We also provide students and Flagstaff residents with low cost, high quality theatrical entertainment that enriches and enhances the whole community.

Theatrikos Theatre Company
11 W Cherry Aveune
Flagstaff, AZ 86001
928-774-1662
info@theatrikos.com
www.theatrikos.com

2002 marks Theatrikos’ 30th anniversary as Flagstaff’s premier community playhouse producing six diverse productions throughout the season. Theatrikos is located at the heart of downtown.

Canyon Movement Company, Inc.
5680 Sunset Drive
Flagstaff, AZ 86004
928-526-9403
CMCGina@aol.com
http://www.canyonmovementcompany.org

Canyon Movement Company, Inc., a modern dance ensemble, is dedicated to creating and sharing the art of dance in performance, and for educating and building audiences of dance through community and collaborative projects.

USA Dance
6 East Aspen Avenue, Suite 220
Flagstaff, AZ 86001
928-774-0900
Earl.Duque@gmail.com
www.groups.google.com/group/Flagstaff_Dance/web/AZtangoXchange

USA Dance promotes the quantity and the quality of social dance in the Northern and Central regions of Arizona with a focus on Flagstaff. They create affordable opportunities for the general public to participate in social dancing within their communities.

Music

Children’s Chorale of Flagstaff
PO Box 23499
Flagstaff, AZ 86002
928-523-2748
ryan.holder@nau.edu
www.ccfmusic.org

The Children’s Chorale of Flagstaff provides music education, performance opportunities, and a variety of music enrichment activities under professional choral direction. Our vision is to create a foundation for life-long involvement with music.

Flagstaff Community Band
PO Box 2423
Flagstaff, AZ 86002-2423
928-233-3236
nwhite@lowell.edu
www.flagband.org

Flagstaff Community Band improves the quality of life in the Flagstaff community through music and provides a venue for musicians to enjoy their musical skills. Our music consists of a full variety of band music. We are ever expanding our repertoire to provide variety for both the public and our musicians. We will show any prospective player how he/she can contribute to the band’s music regardless of their ability. Come join us!

Flagstaff Friends of Traditional Music
PO Box 23366
Flagstaff, AZ 86002-3366
928-525-3001
bv4@mindspring.com
www.ffotm.net

Flagstaff Friends of Traditional Music is dedicated to the preservation and promotion of all forms of traditional acoustic music and dance for the education, entertainment and cultural enrichment of our community.

Flagstaff Light Opera Company
PO Box 23587
Flagstaff, AZ 86002
928-773-1454 or 928-774-6997
randolbeaumo@cs.com
www.thefloc.org

Founded in 1995, the Flagstaff Light Opera Company is a non profit corporation whose purpose is to offer community-based musical theatre and light opera productions in northern Arizona.

Flagstaff Symphony Orchestra
113-A E Aspen Avenue
Flagstaff, AZ 86001
928-774-5107
markets@infomagic.net
www.flagstaffsymphony.org

In its 53rd season, the Flagstaff Symphony Orchestra offers diverse performances and programs, educational outreach programs, and world-class guest artists. Offering eight concerts a season, 60 professional musicians perform with Maestro Randall Craig Fleischer.

Grand Canyon Guitar Society
26 East Oak Ave
Flagstaff, AZ 86001
928-213-0752
grandcanyonguitarsociety@hotmail.com
www.canyonguitar.org

Grand Canyon Guitar Society is a not-for-profit arts organization dedicated to the study, performance, & advancement of guitar in the Northern Arizona region. GCGS is made up of community members, serious guitar students, and professional musicians. Guitarists os all ages, styles, and skill levels are encouraged to come to monthly meetings to network with other guitarists.

Master Chorale of Flagstaff
PO Box 654
Flagstaff, AZ 86002
928-607-0307
kjmusic5@yahoo.com
www.masterchorale.net

Master Chorale of Flagstaff is a community group of vocal artists presenting professional choral music to the Flagstaff area. For performance information, please call 928-714-0300.

Northern Arizona University School of Music
PO Box 6040
Building 37A, Performing and Fine Arts
Flagstaff, Arizona 86011
928-523-4120
Audrey Auditorium, 928-523-4120
Preparatory School of Performing Arts, 928-523-1889
www.cal.nau.edu/music/events

The School of Music at Northern Arizona University is an electrifying center for the performance, study, and creation of music–a thriving, growing institution. The first-semester class of 2007 was our largest ever. In fact, enrollment has risen in each of the past three years.

The Orpheum Theatre
15 W. Aspen St
Flagstaff, Arizona 86001
928-556-1580
www.orpheumpresents.com

Northern Arizona’s Premier Performing Arts Facility offers the best in local and national artists as well as exciting and unique film screenings! First constructed in 1911 and entirely renovated in 2002, the Orpheum Theater features plush seating, an expansive balcony, state-of-the-art sound, a full bar, and a lounge.

Pine Mountain Amphitheatre
504 N Leroux
Flagstaff, AZ 86001
928-774-0899
emails@pinemountainamphitheater.com
http://www.pinemountainamphitheater.com

Pine Mountain Amphitheater, nestled amongst the rolling fields and tall pine trees near Ft. Tuthill County Park in Flagstaff, Arizona, is Northern Arizona’s newest and largest outdoor amphitheater.


Literature

Flagstaff Coconino Public Library
P.O. Box 1871
Flagstaff, AZ 86002-1871
http://www.flagstaffpubliclibrary.org/
Stories To Life

The mission of the Flagstaff City Coconino County Public Library is to provide a supportive environment for the community, enhancing quality of life through services, materials, programs, Internet access and electronic resources that meet the diverse needs of residents of all ages as well as visitors to Flagstaff and Coconino County. Stories To Life is a spoken word and music performance of classic tales in literature, presented by Flagstaff Public Library, Flagstaff Symphony Orchestra, and the Flagstaff Arts Council.

Literacy Volunteers of Coconino County
715 N Humphreys
Flagstaff, AZ 86001
928-556-0313
lvcc@infomagic.net

Literacy Volunteers of Coconino County changes lives through literacy and literature. The Flagstaff Reads program unites writer with adults using newly acquired literacy skills.

NORAZ Poets
P.O. Box 1407
Sedona, AZ 86339
928-300-3848
www.norazpoets.org

NORAZ Poets runs weekly poetry open mics, biweekly and monthly poetry slams, poetry workshops, featured poetry readings, poet in residence programs in Northern Arizona high schools.

Northern Arizona Book Festival
P.O. Box 1871
Flagstaff, AZ 86002-1871
bookfest@flagstaffcentral.com
www.nazbookfest.com

The Northern Arizona Book Festival brings acclaimed authors to Flagstaff for a weekend of readings, panel discussions, workshops, and other literary events.

Heritage & History

Arizona Historical Society/Pioneer Museum
2340 N Fort Valley Road
Flagstaff, AZ 86001
928-774-6272
ahsnad@infomagic.net
www.arizonahistoricalsociety.org

The Pioneer Museum presents changing exhibits on Flagstaff’s history and it’s many diverse cultural elements. Special summer events include a Wool Festival and an Independence Day festival. A regular Christmas exhibit features antique toys, dolls and games.

Arizona Natural History Association
2323 Greenlaw Lane
Flagstaff, AZ 86004
928-527-3450
aznatlhist@cs.com
www.aznaturalhistory.org

Arizona Natural History Association is dedicated to informing the public as to the sensitive use of public lands and resources.

Native Americans for Community Action
2717 N. Steves Blvd. Suite 11
Flagstaff, AZ 86004
928-526-2968
cpohl@nacainc.org
www.nacainc.org

The mission of Native Americans for Community Action, is to provide culturally appropriate health and human services to urban Americans and others in need, emphasizing advocacy, harmony and respect.

Northern Arizona Celtic Heritage Society
3393 S Carol Drive
Flagstaff, AZ 86001
928-556-3161
information@nachs.info
www.nachs.info

The Northern Arizona Celtic Heritage Society exists to presen, promote, and preserve Celtic culture. The organization supports culture locally to make a difference internationally.

Program in Community, Culture & Environment
Northern Arizona University, Hanley Hall, 217
PO Box 5634
Flagstaff, AZ 86011-5634
928-523-0499
Community.Culture@nau.edu
www2.nau.edu/community

NAU’s Program in Community, Culture and Environment offers a variety of events and activities that partner the arts with place and civic life. The program encourages citizens and students to involve the arts in the tasks of building the human and bioregional community.

Riordan Mansion State Historic Park
409 W. Riordan Road
Flagstaff, AZ 86001
928-779-4395
jschreiber@pr.state.az.us

www.pr.state.az.us

Built in 1904, Riordan Mansion State Historic Park is an excellent example of American Arts and Crafts style architecture. Tours on the hour.

Science

The Arboretum at Flagstaff
4001 S Woody Mountain Road
Flagstaff, AZ 86001
928-774-1442
steve.yoder@nau.edu
www.thearb.org

Open seven days a week April through December 15. The Arboretum is a 200-acre public botanic garden offering nature trails, 10 acres of display gardens, and solar greenhouse.

Arizona Ethnobotanical Research Association
107 N San Francisco Street, Suite 1
Flagstaff, AZ 86001
928-774-2884
azethnobotany@hotmail.com
www.azethnobotany.org

The Arizona Ethnobotanical Research Association is a bioregional conservation organization working to investigate, document and promote the use of traditionally utilized plants of the Southwest and to preserve this knowledge for future generations.

Flagstaff Dark Skies Coalition
PO Box 1892
Flagstaff, AZ 86002
928-525-6280
darkskies@flagstaff.az.us
www.flagstaffdarkskies.org

The Flagstaff Dark Skies Coalition celebrates, promotes and protects the glorious dark skies of northern Arizona.

Flagstaff Festival of Science
PO Box 22402
Flagstaff, AZ 86002-2402
800-842-7293
bonnie.holmes@nau.edu
www.scifest.org

The Flagstaff Festival of Science is a free annual 10-day event designed to promote awareness and enthusiasm for science in and about northern Arizona. Included are field trips, hands-on exhibits, tours of local scientific facilities, and more.

Friends of Flagstaff’s Future
P.O. Box 23462
Flagstaff, AZ 86001
928-556-8663
cynthia@friendsofflagstaff.org
www.friendsofflagstaff.org

Friends of Flagstaff’s Future work toward the sustainability and enhancement of the greater Flagstaff area’s high quality of life through activism and advocacy of policies supporting a livable community.

Grand Canyon Youth
P.O. Box 23376
Flagstaff, AZ 86002
928-773-7921
emma@gcyouth.org
www.gcyouth.org

Grand Canyon Youth’s mission is to provide youth an experiential education along the rivers and in the canyons of the Colorado Plateau in an effort to promote environmental awareness, community involvement, personal growth and teamwork among people of diverse backgrounds.

Lowell Observatory
1400 W Mars Hill Road
Flagstaff, AZ 86001
928-774-3358
jch@lowell.edu
www.lowell.edu

Lowell Observatory combines forefront astronomical research and a vigorous education and outreach program in its century-old tradition of discovery atop Mars Hill in Flagstaff.

Willow Bend Environmental Education Center
703 E Sawmill Road
Flagstaff, AZ 86001
928-779-1745
willowbend@willowbendcenter.org
www.willowbendcenter.org

The Center provides classroom presentations and field trips for students in order to build environmental awareness and responsible stewardship of natural and cultural resources. The Center showcases habitat gardens, hands-on environmental exhibits, and a passive solar building.

Community Resources & Media

Arizona Daily Sun
Flagstaff City Hall
P.O. Box 1849
Flagstaff, AZ 86002
928-774-4545
www.azdailysun.com

City of Flagstaff Parks and Recreation Division
Flagstaff City Hall
211 W. Aspen Ave.
Flagstaff, AZ 86001
928-779-7690
www.flagguide.com/cityscapefall97/parkrec.htm

Coconino Community College
Campus Information
928-527-1222 or 800-350-7122
www.coconino.edu

Coconino County Parks and Recreation (including Fort Tuthill County Park)
928-679-8000
www.coconino.az.gov/parks

Flagstaff Convention & Visitors Bureau
928-779-7611 or 800-217-2367
www.flagstaffarizona.org

KNAU Public Radio
PO Box 5764
Flagstaff, AZ 86011-5764
928-523-5628
www.knau.org

Flag Live!
1751 S. Thompson St.
Flagstaff, AZ 86001
928-779-1877
www.flaglive.com

Mountain Living Magazine
P O Box 30128
Flagstaff AZ 86003
928-779-1877
www.namlm.com

The Noise
PO Box 1637
Flagstaff, AZ 86002
928-634-5001
www.thenoise.us

Northern Arizona University
Campus Information, 928-523-9011 or 888-667-3628
www.nau.edu
Audrey Auditorium /Ashurst Music Hall, 928-523-4120
Beasley Gallery, NAU Fine Arts Building, 523-3471
Old Main Art Gallery, 928-523-3471
Preparatory School of Performing Arts, 928-523-1889