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.  [...]

Summer in Flagstaff :

August 2nd, 2018|News|

Summer in Flagstaff : The summer season in Flagstaff features a wide variety of great cultural events: festivals, parades, art fairs, workshops, free outdoor concerts/performances, and so much more. While the school year is approaching summer events are still in full swing! We’ve got them all listed for you in one easy-to-use website, Flagstaff365 serves [...]

Send Off Celebration

July 16th, 2018|News|

After 11 years as the Executive Director of the Flagstaff Arts Council, I am leaving this post. I have accepted a new job to be the Executive Director of Washed Ashore in Oregon. I'll be living on the Oregon coast in the Pacific NW, which has been a dream of mine for a [...]

Open Artists Opportunities

July 6th, 2018|News|

Thomas Schumacher It’s Elemental 2018 | Coconino Center for the Arts It’s Elemental celebrates the talent and creativity of Arizona’s craftspeople by showcasing fine craft work that demonstrates a command of the medium and a high level of workmanship and design. The exhibition will include art created from clay, wood, fiber/paper, metal, and glass. [...]

CCA Closed for July 4th Holiday

June 29th, 2018|News|

The Coconino Center for the Arts will be CLOSED Wednesday, July 4th to observe the Independence Day Holiday. We will return Thursday, July 5th with regular gallery hours 11am-5pm!  The festivities continue around town with great cultural events throughout the weekend. The following is a listing of the weekend highlights, catch all the happenings at [...]

Bendel Exhibition featured in AZDailySun

June 18th, 2018|News|

Legacy of artist and teacher Don Bendel celebrated in upcoming exhibit at Coconino Center for the Arts “When a teacher is as unique and as valuable to people as Don Bendel, this is the kind of show we should have, and before people leave the earth,” said Paula Rice, co-curator of the upcoming exhibit at [...]

Fall Concerts Announced

June 13th, 2018|News|

Flagstaff Arts Council is pleased to announce an exciting line up of concerts this fall. The amphitheater at the Coconino Center for the Arts will showcase world music, Americana, rock, and folk with a diverse series of concerts. Acts traveling from Scotland, San Francisco and Austin will share their talent on the stage for Flagstaff [...]

Summer Workshops, Register Now!

May 17th, 2018|News|

The Flagstaff Arts Council is excited to host a full slate of Summer 2018 Art Workshops at the Coconino Center for the Arts. The summer series kicks off on May 26th and continue through August 27, 2018. The classes offer artists of all abilities to come together and experiment with different mediums with the support [...]

State Budget Includes $2 Million for Arts in Arizona

May 4th, 2018|News|

News release from the Arizona Comission on the Arts:  The $10.4 billion fiscal year 2019 budget passed this morning by the legislature includes a $2 million appropriation to the Arizona Commission on the Arts. Derived from interest accrued on the state’s Rainy-day Fund, this allocation will not increase overall state spending. Governor Doug Ducey, who [...]

Happy Hour Reception & Artist Talk

April 26th, 2018|News, Uncategorized|

Join us for a special happy hour reception featuring the new art exhibition Emergence, currently on view in the Hidden Light gallery at the Coconino Center for the Arts. Emergence features three photographers who were selected as the top prize winners in Hidden Light LLC’s Portfolio Review. In March 2018, three professional photographers reviewed and provided feedback on [...]

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