The Arts Council provides a variety of classes and workshops to help develop the arts and culture scene in Flagstaff. These include professional development such as the ArtBox Institute, artistic classes like Figure Drawing workshops, and grant writing workshops for those seeking funding to support their efforts.

Workshops

The Arts Council offers variety of great art workshops for visual arts, performance, dance, music, writing and more. Workshops are taught by local artists and performers.

Apr 5 @ 6:00 pm – May 10 @ 9:00 pm Coconino Center for the Arts
Join Flagstaff Shakespeare Festival’s Dawn Tucker for a six-week acting intensive.  This course is appropriate for everyone, from beginning actors looking for a springboard for their career to skilled practitioners honing their craft (and everyone in-between). Those seeking to enrich their life through artistic exploration will find the class helpful in everyday matters, from speech[...]
May 19 @ 9:00 am – 1:00 pm Coconino Center for the Arts
The Arts Council is pleased to present the Financial Literacy for Non-Profits workshop, as part of the ArtBox Institute. Financial literacy made easy for non-profits! In this half-day workshop, Flagstaff CPA LuAnn Roberts will help participants understand non-profit accounting. Learn how to create reliable data and generate strong reports for your Board, for grant applications,[...]
May 26 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm Coconino Center for the Arts
Flagstaff based artist Tanner C. Jensen will lead the Introduction to Bookmaking workshop Saturday, May 21st from 9am-12pm at the Coconino Center for the Arts. In this half day workshop participants have the opportunity to create two books, an Accordion book and a Japanese Stab book.  Attendees will be introduced to the materials, tools, and[...]
Jun 8 @ 5:30 pm – 10:00 pm Coconino Center for the Arts
Learn Astrophotography with local photographer Abe Snider. Begin at the Coconino Center for the Arts with a presentation on best practices for night shooting. We will discuss a range of topics including how to find a dark sky area and preparing for the shot, an overview of camera and lens settings, how to focus a lens in[...]
Jun 11 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm Coconino Center for the Arts
The Flagstaff Arts Council is hosting open sessions for artists to draw from a live model in the main gallery at the Coconino Center for the Arts. This opportunity is for those artists who would like to practice drawing or other art working from a live model but do not wish to have instruction. Please[...]
Jun 16 @ 9:00 am – 5:00 pm Coconino Center for the Arts
Back by popular demand! A mini version of this workshop was last offered in March of 2016 and a full program is now available to you this summer. We invite you to learn from experts Jenean Merkel Perelstein, from Alchemie Academy and Jarrett Ransom with The Rayvan Group,  as they explore the world of nonprofits[...]
Jun 18 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm Coconino Center for the Arts
The Flagstaff Arts Council is hosting open sessions for artists to draw from a live model in the main gallery at the Coconino Center for the Arts. This opportunity is for those artists who would like to practice drawing or other art working from a live model but do not wish to have instruction. Please[...]
Jun 25 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm Coconino Center for the Arts
The Flagstaff Arts Council is hosting open sessions for artists to draw from a live model in the main gallery at the Coconino Center for the Arts. This opportunity is for those artists who would like to practice drawing or other art working from a live model but do not wish to have instruction. Please[...]
Jun 26 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm Coconino Center for the Arts
The Flagstaff Arts Council will host a six-week figure drawing workshop with local artist Michael Hagelberg. This 101 series is a great opportunity for students to draw from a live model in the main gallery at the Coconino Center for the Arts. Figure drawing basics, with some additions for advanced students. Sessions are as follows: Gesture[...]
Jul 2 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm Coconino Center for the Arts
The Flagstaff Arts Council is hosting open sessions for artists to draw from a live model in the main gallery at the Coconino Center for the Arts. This opportunity is for those artists who would like to practice drawing or other art working from a live model but do not wish to have instruction. Please[...]
Jul 3 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm Coconino Center for the Arts
The Flagstaff Arts Council will host a six-week figure drawing workshop with local artist Michael Hagelberg. This 101 series is a great opportunity for students to draw from a live model in the main gallery at the Coconino Center for the Arts. Figure drawing basics, with some additions for advanced students. Sessions are as follows: Gesture[...]
Jul 9 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm Coconino Center for the Arts
The Flagstaff Arts Council is hosting open sessions for artists to draw from a live model in the main gallery at the Coconino Center for the Arts. This opportunity is for those artists who would like to practice drawing or other art working from a live model but do not wish to have instruction. Please[...]

ArtBox Institute

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Open your art. The ArtBox Institute is a nine-month professional development program for creatives, arts administrators and artists of any medium, any age, at any stage of a career. The ArtBox Institute is designed to provide tools and resources to navigate the business challenges of the contemporary marketplace for 20-25 participants. The architecture of ArtBox Institute is a curriculum calibrated to provide a professional foundation built on acquiring practical skills, increasing confidence and participating in a community.

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