Master craftsman have lovingly provided outstanding art pieces on display in this fine gallery. Find unique shapes, fun designs and dramatic color treatments in handmade glass sculptures, accessories and ornamental wearable art. Guadalupe glass features wonderful contrasting colors and textures along with many others. Blake Street Glass is another focus exhibit, offering rich colors and novel designs, which capture the imagination of the beholder. Located in the lovely Tlaquepaque.
Most college towns have several coffeehouses and Flagstaff is no exception. Here along historic Route 66, Fireside Creek serves superb java every day of the week from dawn til' dusk. The coffee is organic, delicious and the purveyors are so successful that they also work as wholesalers to other establishments around town. The coffeehouse inside is sleek, elegant and the old-fashioned tin ceiling from the 19th century building adds an archaic touch. Firecreek also has pastries, bagels and other sundries in addition to a performing arts stage which hosts bands, comedy, etc.
Historic Brewing Company is the dream of John Kennelly who along with his sister, Carole, brother, Tom and mom, Sherrill, opened this brewery in 2013. Though it is relatively new, this microbrewery has garnered enough attention due to their delicious brews and friendly ambiance. Their taproom is open every Wednesday through Sunday, though the timings are limited and differ during weekends. It features nine taps which includes their regular and rotating beers. You can also buy their merchandise from their on-site store.
Located in the heart of downtown Flagstaff this small gallery, with it's bare brick walls and contrasting stark white walls, hardwood floors, and appropriately subdued track lighting, gives one the feeling of an intimate and personal art experience. Echo Canyon Arts holds a series of events throughout the year that include first time showings for up-and-coming and well-known artists, as well as group shows and ongoing displays. Receptions, which often include local musical talent, are another regular occurrence. The gallery was conceived as a partnership between the photographers Jay Showers and Richard and Elaine Morrison. In addition to showing photography, the owners also present ceramics, raku ware, whimsical paintings, items of furniture, blown glass, fused glass, sculpture, jewelry, carved gourds, and new furniture lines. This lovely gallery is a must-see while walking through downtown Flagstaff. -Herman Sims
The Gallery of Modern Masters represents exceptional collection of works from 20th Century artists like Picasso, Miro, Dali etc. Alongside are works from the most acknowledged glass artists from world over like Christopher Ries, Chris Hawthrone and Peter Bremers. The place is brimming with various expressions of arts like paintings, sculptures, jewellery, one-of-a-kind furniture pieces and even beautiful photographs. They also have a stunning collection of reverse hand-painted lamps and chandeliers. On the first Friday of each month, the gallery features a well-known artist along with a local restaurant providing free tastings, wine and live entertainment for the guests. With the wide variety of collectibles, this place is a must visit for anyone with the slightest inclination towards art.