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2019 Viola Awards Tickets On Sale Now

December 1st, 2018|News|

Ticket for the 2019 Viola Awards are now available for purchase!  The 11th annual awards gala, honoring the best of Flagstaff’s Arts and Sciences community, will take place Saturday, March 2, 2019, at the High Country Conference Center. The event will feature cocktail hour, live performances, a three course meal (menu below), silent & live [...]

Holiday Market Open THIS WEEKEND ONLY

November 26th, 2018|News|

THIS WEEKEND ONLY, the main gallery at the Coconino Center for the Arts turns into a Holiday Marketplace featuring over 20 local artist selling unique handmade gifts! TWO DAY EVENT  Saturday 10a-5p & Sunday 12-4p FREE & Open to the public The Fine Craft Sale features 21 unique local artists in a marketplace setting. The event [...]

Instruction Based Figure Drawing Returns In January

November 19th, 2018|News|

The Flagstaff Arts Council presents a weekly Figure Drawing Workshop led by Shawn Skabelund beginning Monday, January 14th, 2019! The workshop consists of 6 three-hour sessions drawing from a live model. The sessions will be held in the gallery at the Coconino Center for the Arts on Monday evenings, 6-9pm Nothing can be more enjoyable, [...]

JUST ANNOUNCED: Tow’rs Concert to Benefit Sage Home

November 9th, 2018|News|

Flagstaff Arts Council is pleased to present Tow'rs in concert at the Coconino Center for the Arts on Friday, December 14, 2018. The band will generously be donating 100% of their proceeds to benefit Sage Home, a Flagstaff based non-profit focused on helping families stay together as they go through stages of addiction recovery. Doors [...]

Mark Your Calendar! Fine Craft Sale 12/1-2

October 29th, 2018|News|

Our annual holiday marketplace featuring 21 unique local artists returns the first week in December!  The Fine Craft Sale is perfectly timed – and affordably-priced – just for the holiday season. Handmade art and fine craft on sale in the marketplace: jewelry, clothing, pottery, ornaments, glass work, unique gifts, scarves, hats, gloves, wood work, lamps, and [...]

Final week of Hidden Landscapes!

October 22nd, 2018|News|

Final week to see Hidden Landscapes: Yasuaki Onishi On view in the main gallery through October 27 Japanese artist Yasuaki Onishi's breathtaking exhibition, Hidden Landscapes, explores the perception of extraordinary space through the use of ordinary materials such as glue, cardboard, and plastic. The site-specific one of a kind show closes this Saturday, October 27th. The galleries at the Center for [...]

Submit a Nomination

October 9th, 2018|News|

Nominations for the 2019 Viola Awards are open now! The Viola Awards are Flagstaff’s Oscars for the arts and sciences community. Celebrating excellence in the arts and sciences, the Viola Awards recognize artists, educators, organizations and leaders who make positive contributions to the arts and sciences in Flagstaff. If you want to add someone for consideration, the deadline [...]

Congratulations Art Saves Lives Winners

October 2nd, 2018|News|

Our fall 2018 exhibition in the Hidden Light Gallery is juried show of quality artistic black and white photographs that support the theme Art Saves Lives. The show is featured in our 200 sq. foot gallery off the lobby and reception area at the Coconino Center for the Arts. The exhibition awarded cash prizes for: Best of Show [...]

Holiday Card Contest 2018

September 19th, 2018|News|

2017 Winning Design- Tiffany Lopez The Flagstaff Arts Council is holding its first ever “Create a Holiday Card Contest” for kindergarten through 12th grade students. The Arts Council is seeking student artists from any Flagstaff school or home-school to create unique artworks to be used for the organization's 2017 holiday card. Submissions should [...]

It’s Elemental Deadline Extended

September 17th, 2018|News|

The deadline to submit for It's Elemental 2018 have been extended to Wednesday, September 19th. Applications must be submitted by 11:45 pm on that date. Gilt and Good Fortune by J. Paul Fennell It’s Elemental celebrates the talent and creativity of Arizona’s craftspeople by showcasing fine craft work that demonstrates a command of [...]

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