The Sedona Summer Colony is presented through a creative partnership between the Sedona Arts Center and Verde Valley School. Now in its third year, the two organizations have worked together to create a dynamic program offering not only individual artist residencies but also unique workshops.

This gives artists the option to jump-start their private residency with a workshop of their choice or even take the workshop as a stand-alone experience. Private residencies are available this year from Saturday, July 21, through Saturday, Aug. 11 and can be reserved for one, two or three-week durations.

Celebrate the spirit of the holiday season and the 60th Anniversary of Sedona Arts Center during the Sedona Northern Lights Holiday Spectacular December 14 to 17. Produced by LA-based Paintscaping, a world leader in 3D projection mapping, this holiday light show will showcase Sedona’s profound beauty, thriving arts scene, dark skies and enchanting landscapes, making this the USA’s largest projection show on a natural canvas!

On Saturday, October 28th at 6:30 pm, the Sedona Arts Center will be hosting a free lecture and slide presentation by Diego Valles and Hector Gallegos Jr., two of Mata Ortiz, Mexico’s, most accomplished contemporary potters.

Sedona Arts Center Presents the 13th Annual Sedona Plein Air Festival

The air is crisp, evenings are cool, and the leaves are beginning to change color in Sedona—which can mean only one thing—the Sedona Plein Air Festival is about to begin!

This Saturday marks the beginning of the 13th annual Sedona Plein Air Festival presented by Sedona Arts Center. Our community’s iconic creative event, the Sedona Plein Air Festival is a weeklong celebration of extraordinary landscapes, world-renowned artists, unique workshops, and wonderful free events from Oct. 14 to 21. You’ll get to experience over two-dozen master painters in action—making their art on location in beautiful Sedona, Arizona. Celebrate creativity with and enjoy receptions, exhibitions, lectures, and opportunities to collect your next masterpiece!

Sunday September 24, 2017Noon–2pm 

Judges: Mayor Sandy Moriarity and Al Comello, founders of the Sedona Winefest

The Sedona Arts Center Board of Directors has announced that after two and a half years at the helm, Executive Director Eric Holowacz will be stepping down in October to take a leadership role in his adopted country of New Zealand. Current Deputy Director, Vince Fazio, will continue the momentum and take over as executive director in mid-October. 

Holowacz, who has led a vibrant renewal of creative programs and services, will become Museum Director and Cultural Affairs Manager in Whakatane, a coastal town in the Bay of Plenty. His tenure in Sedona saw the rejuvenation of the 60-year old organization, including diverse new initiatives, creative partnerships, and cultural awareness projects.