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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 [...]

Viola Awards Request for Proposals

October 3rd, 2018|Call for entries, News|

7th Annual Viola Awards Request for Proposals from Artists: Creation of the Viola Awards

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 [...]

Flagstaff Live! Covers Hidden Landscapes

September 11th, 2018|News|

Giving shape to emptiness: The liminal forms of Yasuaki Onishi Article by Svea Conrad, Arizona Daily Sun When Osaka-based sculptor Yasuaki Onishi arrived in Flagstaff it was with some of his preferred materials in tow: Large plastic polyethylene sheets, black glue he discovered while in Korea at an artist residency and an idea of the [...]

Employment Opportunities

August 30th, 2018|News|

Executive Director Founded in 1999, the Flagstaff Arts Council is the leading agency for the arts and sciences sector in Flagstaff, Arizona. The Arts Council is housed in the county-owned Coconino Center for the Arts. The Center boasts a 200 seat theater, three distinct gallery spaces, and offices. The mission of the Flagstaff Arts Council [...]

Feasibility Study Final Report

August 27th, 2018|News|

The Flagstaff Arts Council is pleased to release the final report outlining a year-long effort to explore the potential for development and expansion of arts and science facilities in Flagstaff. We remain energized and enthusiastic to continue the community conversation about how Flagstaff can better serve the public through new and improved facilities.  We’ll convene [...]

Flagstaff Says Goodbye to JT

August 10th, 2018|News|

Last night, the community came together to pay tribute to JT Tannous, the outgoing Executive Director of the Flagstaff Arts Council. Over 200 community members were in attendance. The number of organizations, artists, and audiences that have been impacted by JT’s leadership is outstanding. We couldn’t let JT leave Flagstaff without knowing how much we appreciate him.  [...]

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