Docent Led Garden Tours

May 1 – October 31/FREE with paid admission

11am Weekdays/11am & 1pm Sat/Sun

Explore the beautiful Arboretum grounds and gardens with a trained docent and learn all about the Colorado Plateau. Discuss the native plants of Northern Arizona, our historic buildings on site and our latest research and work.

Tours last one hour–bring water, a camera, and comfortable walking shoes.

Group Tours

By appointment only/Discounted admission for large groups

The discounted admission fee for groups (more than 6 adults) is $7 per person. Private tours can be arranged for an additional fee of $25. Commercial tour operators and drivers are admitted free.

Please email info@thearb.org to reserve a group tour.

Bird Walks

Member: FREE | Non- Member:  $5.00

Join Dr. Celia Holm on a morning walk through The Arboretum at Flagstaff gardens. Over 130 different species have been sighted here! Please bring water, a camera, comfortable walking shoes and a mask! 

Walks are limited to 10 participants & take place socially distanced outside – reservation required for all participants via our website.

All Bird Walks begin promptly at 7:30 am.

May 8 | May 22 | June 5 | June 19

Wildflower Walks

Member: FREE | Non- Member:  $5.00

Join our knowledgeable Arboretum staff on a morning walk through the gardens and explore the colorful varieties of native Northern Arizona wildflowers. Please bring water, a camera, comfortable walking shoes and a mask! 

Walks are limited to 10 participants & take place socially distanced outside – reservation required for all participants via our website.

Wildflower Walks begin at 9:30 am.

May 22 | June 26 | July 24 | August 21 | September 18

Yoga

Member: $10 | Non-member:  $15

Class fee covers entrance to The Arb for the day.  All levels welcome.

Cristina Bowen has been teaching yoga since 2004. She began her practice in Colorado, but did her formal training in Phoenix before moving to Japan where she continued her teaching/training. She has trained all over Asia; from Bali to Bhutan and has experienced Yoga on many levels. Her most recent move brought her back to the mountains where she feels more connected. Yoga accompanies her where ever she goes and she loves sharing her knowledge and teaching style with others. Come experience Yoga at The Arb!

Saturdays, 9 am to 10 am.  Class is limited to 10 participants & takes place socially distanced outside – reservation required via our website.

May 1, 8, 15, 22, 29 | June 5, 26 | July 3, 10, 24, 31 | August 7, 14, 21, 28 | September 11, 25

Painting on Silk ***New Class***

Member: $60 | Non-Member: $65

Learn how to paint on silk fabric with Instructor Debbie Mechigian using a resist technique and acrylic paint to produce an art piece that can be hung alone, quilted, or added to clothing. Bring a photo or design idea that can be sized to no larger than 8”x11”. Supplies to create your artwork are included.

Painting on Silk classes are 9 am to noon.  Class is limited to 10 participants & takes place socially distanced outside – reservation required via our website.

Saturday, June 12 | Sunday, August 22

 

Watercolor Painting

Member: $35 | Non-Member: $40

Turn those beautiful vacation photos into a stunning watercolor painting with instructor Debbie Mechigian. You will learn wet on wet, wet on dry washing and glazing techniques to produce a painting. Please bring a photo, pencil, ruler, watercolor paints and 140lb. stretched  watercolor paper or paper block. Supply kits will be available for $30.00 but require 3 weeks notice. 

All watercolor classes are 9 am to noon.  Class is limited to 10 participants & takes place socially distanced outside – reservation required via our website.

Saturday, May 22 | Thursday, June 17 | Saturday, August 14

 

Botanical Blacksmiths and Friends

Daily/May – September 2021/FREE with paid admission

The Arboretum at Flagstaff celebrates art in the outdoors with the Botanical Blacksmiths, a collection of outdoor artwork created by members of the Arizona Artists Blacksmith Association and others. Artwork is installed in the gardens and most is available for sale.

Most artwork is available for sale

 

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