The Arts Council presents a variety of events throughout the year, at the Coconino Center for the Arts and in other venues around Flagstaff. At the Center, you’ll experience art exhibitions, compelling concerts, and more. Around Flagstaff, we host performances on downtown Flagstaff’s Heritage Square, concerts in the idyllic setting at the Arboretum at Flagstaff, and Navajo Rug Auctions at the Museum of Northern Arizona.

Upcoming Events

Feb 24 @ 9:00 am – Mar 4 @ 8:30 pm online
Artists, local businesses, and the community of Flagstaff have generously donated dozens of exciting items and experiences to the silent auction to benefit the Flagstaff Arts Council. The auction is open to anyone who wants to participate, as it is hosted online. The items in the auction will be featured at the Viola Awards Gala,[...]
Mar 4 @ 5:00 pm – 9:00 pm High Country Conference Center
The Viola Awards are Flagstaff’s Oscars for the arts and sciences community. Celebrating excellence in the arts and sciences, the Viola Awards recognize artists, educators, organizations and leaders who make positive contributions to the arts and sciences in Flagstaff. Over 600 people attend the gala event to celebrate and support these amazing folks. The Gala[...]
Mar 13 @ 9:00 am – Mar 17 @ 1:00 pm Coconino Center for the Arts
Flagstaff Arts Council and Flagstaff Aerial Arts are pleased to announce The Spring Break Circus Camp taking place March 13- March 17, 2017. The camp will be held at the Coconino Center for the Arts from 9:00 a.m.- 1:00 p.m. daily with a culminating performance on Friday, March 17. The Spring Break Circus Camp is[...]
Mar 24 @ 6:30 pm – 9:15 pm Coconino Center for the Arts
Flagstaff Arts Council is pleased to present the Jon Stickley Trio in concert. The show will take place at the Coconino Center for the Arts on Friday, March 24, 2017. Doors open at 6:30pm and the concert begins at 7:30pm. The Trio has been making waves with the independent and fan-funded release of their 2nd[...]
Mar 27 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm Coconino Center for the Arts
The Flagstaff Arts Council will host open sessions for artists to draw from a live model. The sessions will be held in the gallery at the Coconino Center for the Arts on Monday evenings, 6-9pm, for eight weeks from March 27 through May 15, 2017. The eight-week series is for those artists who would like to practice[...]
Apr 3 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm Coconino Center for the Arts
The Flagstaff Arts Council will host open sessions for artists to draw from a live model. The sessions will be held in the gallery at the Coconino Center for the Arts on Monday evenings, 6-9pm, for eight weeks from March 27 through May 15, 2017. The eight-week series is for those artists who would like to practice[...]
Apr 7 @ 5:00 pm – 9:00 pm Downtown Flagstaff, many venues
View the Interactive Online ArtWalk Map > First Friday ArtWalk is one of Northern Arizona’s premier arts events. Each first Friday of the month, art galleries and businesses in historic Downtown Flagstaff open their doors from 4-8pm with special art exhibitions, performances, live music, treats and much much more. Many downtown hot spots remain open[...]
Apr 8 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm Coconino Center for the Arts
The Flagstaff Arts Council is pleased to present Breaking the Barrier, an exhibition which features interactive artworks in a variety of mediums that engage with all five senses; sight, smell, sound, taste, and touch. This exhibition promises to be unlike any other show presented at the Coconino Center for the Arts. The Exhibition will be open[...]
Apr 10 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm Coconino Center for the Arts
The Flagstaff Arts Council will host open sessions for artists to draw from a live model. The sessions will be held in the gallery at the Coconino Center for the Arts on Monday evenings, 6-9pm, for eight weeks from March 27 through May 15, 2017. The eight-week series is for those artists who would like to practice[...]
Apr 13 @ 5:30 pm – 7:00 pm Coconino Center for the Arts
Artist David Christiana’s stunning exhibition of egg tempera paintings, Ecstacies + Homilies, is currently on display in the Hidden Light gallery at the Coconino Center for the Arts. Though each of the 16″ x 20″ paintings carries a title referencing ecstatic events, holy days or rituals from Christian traditions, the artist is looking for a[...]
Apr 17 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm Coconino Center for the Arts
The Flagstaff Arts Council will host open sessions for artists to draw from a live model. The sessions will be held in the gallery at the Coconino Center for the Arts on Monday evenings, 6-9pm, for eight weeks from March 27 through May 15, 2017. The eight-week series is for those artists who would like to practice[...]
Apr 19 @ 7:30 pm – 9:45 pm Coconino Center for the Arts
Greenhouse Productions and the Flagstaff Arts Council are pleased to present David Lindley live in concert at the Coconino Center for the Arts on Wednesday, April 19, 2017. Doors open at 6:30 pm and concert begins at 7:30 pm with an opening act. David Lindley will take the stage at 8:15 pm.   Multi-instrumentalist David Lindley[...]