Are you looking for great gift options for the holidays? We have you covered at the Arts Council. Our gifts are unique, handmade, experiential, deluxe, fabulous and guaranteed to change the life of whoever buys and receives them!

In all seriousness, when you buy gifts for your friends and loved ones at the Coconino Center for the Arts, you are keeping your money locally to support local jobs, a great local organization, and artists living and working in Flagstaff. Here are a handful of great gift options this holiday:

Zac KothradeGive the gift of beauty. You’ll find one-of-a-kind, handmade gifts at the Fine Craft Sale this weekend. Buy direct from local artists on affordable fine crafts. There will be a bevy of options including pottery, jewelry, clothing such as scarves and hats, fine wood working, and much much more. Click here to see samples of some of the offerings. Also, don’t miss First Friday ArtWalk for more offerings.

greg_brownGive the gift of experience through live music. There are a handful of great concerts coming up in 2016 at the Coconino Center for the Arts. Pianist George Winston, soulful singer songwriter Greg Brown (pictured), powerhouse Martin Sexton, and a special Valentine’s Concert with Gipsy Moon. The Center provides an excellent acoustics; it’s northern Arizona’s finest listening room. See the full schedule of upcoming concerts here.

Musical Freestyle by C. Tanner JensenGive the gift of learning. Register yourself or a friend for the upcoming Painting Workshop with C. Tanner Jensen. Whether you are starting from scratch, or looking to develop and fine tune your art, this is a great opportunity to grow in the arts. You can also register the kids – or grandkids – for the upcoming Spring Break Circus Camp.

cca2-galleryGive the gift of membership. Support the Arts Council with a membership for a friend. With membership comes benefits, like a special “I Heart Local Art” window decal, free concert ticket, discounts on art, and invitations to special members-only opening receptions. Click here to see all the options.

No matter what you do this holiday season, we strongly encourage you to BUY LOCAL. Patronize locally-owned businesses and support what they do for our community. They make Flagstaff unique and interesting! Your dollar is your vote.

Thank you for your support!