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

Apr 5 @ 6:00 pm – May 10 @ 9:00 pm Coconino Center for the Arts
Join Flagstaff Shakespeare Festival’s Dawn Tucker for a six-week acting intensive.  This course is appropriate for everyone, from beginning actors looking for a springboard for their career to skilled practitioners honing their craft (and everyone in-between). Those seeking to enrich their life through artistic exploration will find the class helpful in everyday matters, from speech[...]
Apr 21 @ 9:00 am – 1:00 pm Coconino Center for the Arts
The Arts Council is pleased to present the  Video Production workshop, as part of the ArtBox Institute. In this half-day workshop, local videographer, Nick Geib, will demonstrate to students the dynamics of shooting and editing video footage and will present the importance of using video to promote artists and their artwork. This course will cover the[...]
Apr 21 @ 8:00 pm – 10:00 pm Coconino Center for the Arts
Flagstaff Arts Council is pleased to co-present the 34th Flagstaff Foundry on April 21.  The show will take place at the Coconino Center for the Arts. Doors open at 7:30 and the show starts at 8pm. Tickets are available at the door only, so come early to reserve your seat! The Flagstaff Foundry is a[...]
Apr 24 @ 5:00 pm – 6:30 pm Coconino Center for the Arts
Please join us for an open house discussion about what could be included in a potential new arts center in Flagstaff. All residents of the greater Flagstaff area and Coconino County are invited to participate, and may attend the full session or just a portion of the discussion. There will be two identical open house[...]
Apr 25 @ 10:00 am – 11:30 am Coconino Center for the Arts
Please join us for an open house discussion about what could be included in a potential new arts center in Flagstaff. All residents of the greater Flagstaff area and Coconino County are invited to participate, and may attend the full session or just a portion of the discussion. There will be two identical open house[...]
Apr 25 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm Coconino Center for the Arts
Join us for a public reception featuring the new art exhibition Emergence, currently on view in the Hidden Light gallery at the Coconino Center for the Arts. Emergence features three photographers who were selected as the top prize winners in Hidden Light LLC’s Portfolio Review. In March 2018, three professional photographers reviewed and provided feedback on the[...]
Apr 25 @ 7:30 pm – 10:00 pm Coconino Center for the Arts
**Due to unforeseen travel issues Imarhan will not be preforming in Flagstaff on the 25th. All ticket holders please contact the Center for the Arts for a refund – 928.779.2300. We are sorry for any inconvenience.**   Imarhan is a Tuareg band from Southern Algeria that evoke a calm and passionate soulful music that reflects[...]
May 5 @ 1:00 pm – 1:30 pm Coconino Center for the Arts
“You can’t see it, can’t smell it, can’t taste it, can’t talk about it” Community Reading Performances of Chernobyl Voices on Wednesday April 18, 4:00-4:30pm Saturday May 5, 1-1:30pm Thursday May 17, 4:00-4:30pm as part of the exhibition ECHOES OF LOSS: ARTISTIC RESPONSES TO TRAUMA Members of the Flagstaff community read aloud fragments of survivor[...]
May 5 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm Coconino Center for the Arts
Conversation with Artists Eric O’Connell and Gina Adams Moderated by Catherine Petersen and Björn Krondorfer In conjunction with the exhibit ECHOES OF LOSS, please join Björn Krondorfer, NAU’s Director of the Martin-Springer Institute and Endowed Professor of Religious Studies, and Catherine Petersen, Lecturer in NAU’s Art History program, in conversation with participating artists Eric O’Connell and Gina Adams. Originally[...]
May 6 @ 7:30 pm – 10:00 pm Coconino Center for the Arts
Flagstaff Arts Council is pleased to present New West Guitar Group in concert. The show will take place at the Coconino Center for the Arts on Sunday, May 6, 2018. Doors open at 6:30pm and the concert begins at 7:30pm. Raul Reynoso, Michael Fleming, David Jackson come together as the New West Guitar Group from California.[...]
May 9 @ 7:00 pm – 10:00 pm Coconino Center for the Arts
Flagstaff Arts Council is pleased to present the Interference Series at the Coconino Center for the Arts on Wednesday, May 9th. Doors at 6:00pm and concert begins at 7:00pm. The Interference Series presents a experimental silen film series, each film is 8 minutes or less paired with 8 ensembles of musicians live-scoring the film. The[...]
May 17 @ 4:00 pm – 4:30 pm Coconino Center for the Arts
“You can’t see it, can’t smell it, can’t taste it, can’t talk about it” Community Reading Performances of Chernobyl Voices on Wednesday April 18, 4:00-4:30pm Saturday May 5, 1-1:30pm Thursday May 17, 4:00-4:30pm as part of the exhibition ECHOES OF LOSS: ARTISTIC RESPONSES TO TRAUMA Members of the Flagstaff community read aloud fragments of survivor[...]