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Nominations for the 13th Annual Viola Awards are Open

2020-08-31T12:18:23-07:00August 31st, 2020|News, Uncategorized|

FLAGSTAFF, AZ – 2020 has been a year of uncertainty. Flagstaff’s creative sector met the challenges of this year and demonstrated incredible resilience while doing so. The 13th Annual Viola Awards, set to take place on Saturday, March 27, 2021, will recognize artists, educators, organizations and leaders who make positive contributions to the arts, sciences, [...]

Request for Proposals: Branding & Marketing

2020-09-21T21:10:08-07:00August 30th, 2020|News, Uncategorized|

Project Overview The Flagstaff Arts Council is seeking to engage a marketing firm to provide the following services: naming and brand architecture review, identity design, website development, brand activation strategy, and stakeholder education. We are pursuing these services to better fit our new 2020 mission, vision, and strategic plan. This project will be supported by [...]

Welcome New Board Members

2020-07-17T12:15:09-07:00July 17th, 2020|News, Uncategorized|

Flagstaff Arts Council Welcomes New Board Members Three new board members, representing youth education, performance, visual arts, indigenous culture, and astronomy, join Flagstaff Arts Council at a pivotal point in its history. Flagstaff, AZ – Flagstaff Arts Council announces three new members to its Board of Directors: Dr. David Koerner, Duane Koyawena, and Shayne Smith. [...]

$68,350 in Relief Funding Awarded to 22 Flagstaff Nonprofits

2020-08-27T14:13:44-07:00July 8th, 2020|Grants, News, Uncategorized|

$68,350 in Relief Funding Awarded to 22 Flagstaff Nonprofits in 2nd Round of Awards A total of $87,350 awarded from COVID-19 Art & Science Nonprofit Relief Fund FLAGSTAFF, Arizona – On Wednesday, July 8, 2020, Flagstaff Arts Council announced 22 Flagstaff nonprofits that were awarded a total of $68,350 through the COVID-19 Art & Science [...]

Flagstaff Culture Organizations Collaborate in Response to Coronavirus (COVID-19)

2020-06-24T08:31:04-07:00June 24th, 2020|News, Uncategorized|

https://youtu.be/_AaPcaFsTDk For Immediate Release June 24, 2020 Art, science, faith and education organizations share best practices, common messaging, and focus on science FLAGSTAFF, Arizona – Flagstaff art, science, faith, education, and culture organizations sign a pledge affirming their commitment to the health and safety of patrons, staff, visitors, and residents during the coronavirus pandemic. [...]

A Letter to Governor Ducey

2020-06-07T08:39:02-07:00June 7th, 2020|News, Uncategorized|

Our executive director sent the following letter to Governor Ducey in response to the defunding of Arizona Commission on the Arts and in support of Arizona Citizens for the Arts' request to allocate money from the State's CARES Act funding. RE: Emergency Arts & Culture Relief Fund Dear Governor Ducey, Thank you for including arts [...]

Now Accepting Applications for COVID-19 Art & Science Nonprofit Relief Fund

2020-03-31T15:06:50-07:00March 31st, 2020|Grants, News, Uncategorized|

In response to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic and to support our nonprofit partners during this challenging time of closures and decreased revenues, Flagstaff Arts Council is accepting applications for the COVID-19 Art & Science Nonprofit Relief Fund. Grants are anticipated to be between $500 and $1,000 each with current funding available. Additional funding is [...]

Flagstaff Rotary Club Pledges Challenge Grant of $5,000 to COVID-19 Art & Science Nonprofit Relief Fund

2020-04-01T17:50:13-07:00March 31st, 2020|Grants, News, Uncategorized|

For Immediate Release March 31, 2020 Flagstaff Rotary Club Pledges Challenge Grant of $5,000 to COVID-19 Art & Science Nonprofit Relief Fund Gift to Flagstaff Arts Council Will Be Reinvested in Nonprofit Art, Science, and Culture Organizations Impacted by Current Closures Flagstaff Rotary Club announced on Monday, March 30, 2020, that its membership has pledged [...]

Flagstaff Arts Council launches COVID-19 Emergency Grant Fund

2020-03-18T17:43:29-07:00March 18th, 2020|News, Uncategorized|

Many of Flagstaff’s Art, Science, & Culture Non-Profits operate without adequate reserve funds. Last-minute cancellations and closures for some could impact their ability to make payroll, pay artists, or satisfy obligations associated with producing events. Nonprofits that are faced with closures are working with their production partners to minimize their losses, but lost revenue and unmitigated [...]

Arts Council Sponsors

Northern Arizona University
Babbitt Brothers