Public Art and Beautification Opportunities

Inviting all community members and artists, emerging or established, to enliven Flagstaff's public spaces through art and beautification! From community gardens to downtown sculptures, City staff are excited to help bring your ideas to life through several opportunities listed below. A map of the current public art collection, as well as self-guided tours, can be found at Public Art - Discover Flagstaff.


Call to Artists: Designs for Traffic Signal Cabinets

The City of Flagstaff announces a public art opportunity for artists, graphic designers & illustrators to create designs for Traffic Signal Cabinets. The City of Flagstaff, through its Beautification and Public Art Commission (BPAC), advocates for the beautification, arts, and sciences in Flagstaff. This project is an opportunity to enhance the visual landscape by using traffic signal cabinets as canvasses. For more information, please view the Call to Artists RFP_Designs for Traffic Signal Cabinets.

Traffic Cabinet Art Wrap Pre-Application Meeting (Video)

Beautification in Action Grants

The City of Flagstaff offers a mini-grant program for streetscape art and beautification, such as landscape projects. Grants of up to $4,500 are available. Applications will be accepted on bi-annual deadlines, March 15 and September 15 at 5:00 p.m. You can find the grant application here, along with a sample application here, and further background and guidelines here.

Arts & Sciences

Public Art Opportunities

If you would like to be added to the current Arts & Beautification call for artist list, please complete this form.

Arts & Sciences Grants

​Local nonprofit organizations are supported by the City in their efforts to enrich the lives of our community and our visitors through quality arts, cultural and science programs. Grant funding is provided via contractor through flow-through funding, and overseen by program staff. Information on Arts & Sciences grants can be obtained at the Creative Flagstaff site.​