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

May
24
Sat
Sambatuque & Circus Bacchus @ Heritage Square, Downtown Flagstaff
May 24 @ 12:30 am – 3:00 am

Summer Nights on the SquareFlagstaff Arts Council presents Downtown Friday Nights, part of the Summer Nights on the Square program.

Sambatuque, Brazilian drum and music group, performs at 5:30pm. At 6pm, Circus Bacchus performs a full show of circus acts, aerial dance, stiltwalking, and fire dance!

Every Thursday, Friday and Saturday night throughout the summer, Heritage Square in historic downtown Flagstaff plays host to events for all ages! Live music on Thursdays, art/theater/dance on Fridays, and Movies on the Square on Saturdays. And, of course, on each First Friday of the month, all of downtown Flagstaff becomes the destination for ArtWalk. Also, on Wednesday nights there are dance lessons, and on Sunday afternoons, artist demonstrations with live music.

All events are free and open to the public. Heritage Square is located in the heart of Flagstaff’s Historic Downtown. For more information, call (928) 779-2300. Summer Nights on the Square begins May 22 and continues through September 13.

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May
31
Sat
Tony Norris & Anam Cara Dixon @ Heritage Square, Downtown Flagstaff
May 31 @ 1:00 am – 3:00 am

Tony NorrisFlagstaff Arts Council presents Downtown Friday Nights, part of the Summer Nights on the Square program.

Tony Norris (pictured), local singer/songwriter and storyteller, performs at 6pm. At 7pm, musician Anam Cara Dixon performs.

Every Thursday, Friday and Saturday night throughout the summer, Heritage Square in historic downtown Flagstaff plays host to events for all ages! Live music on Thursdays, art/theater/dance on Fridays, and Movies on the Square on Saturdays. And, of course, on each First Friday of the month, all of downtown Flagstaff becomes the destination for ArtWalk. Also, on Wednesday nights there are dance lessons, and on Sunday afternoons, artist demonstrations with live music.

All events are free and open to the public. Heritage Square is located in the heart of Flagstaff’s Historic Downtown. For more information, call (928) 779-2300. Summer Nights on the Square begins May 22 and continues through September 13.

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Jun
7
Sat
TheatriKIDS & Ballet Folklorico de Colores @ Heritage Square, Downtown Flagstaff
Jun 7 @ 1:00 am – 3:00 am

Ballet Folklorico de ColoresFlagstaff Arts Council presents Downtown Friday Nights, part of the Summer Nights on the Square program.

TheatriKIDS, local theatrical group from Theatriko Theatre Company, performs at 6pm. At 7pm, local dance group Ballet Folklorico de Colores (pictured) performs.

Every Thursday, Friday and Saturday night throughout the summer, Heritage Square in historic downtown Flagstaff plays host to events for all ages! Live music on Thursdays, art/theater/dance on Fridays, and Movies on the Square on Saturdays. And, of course, on each First Friday of the month, all of downtown Flagstaff becomes the destination for ArtWalk. Also, on Wednesday nights there are dance lessons, and on Sunday afternoons, artist demonstrations with live music.

All events are free and open to the public. Heritage Square is located in the heart of Flagstaff’s Historic Downtown. For more information, call (928) 779-2300. Summer Nights on the Square begins May 22 and continues through September 13.

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Jun
14
Sat
Flagstaff School of Music & Star Fang @ Heritage Square, Downtown Flagstaff
Jun 14 @ 1:00 am – 3:00 am

Flagstaff School of MusicFlagstaff Arts Council presents Downtown Friday Nights, part of the Summer Nights on the Square program.

Flagstaff School of Music students (pictured) performs at 6pm. At 7pm, musical group Star Fang performs.

Every Thursday, Friday and Saturday night throughout the summer, Heritage Square in historic downtown Flagstaff plays host to events for all ages! Live music on Thursdays, art/theater/dance on Fridays, and Movies on the Square on Saturdays. And, of course, on each First Friday of the month, all of downtown Flagstaff becomes the destination for ArtWalk. Also, on Wednesday nights there are dance lessons, and on Sunday afternoons, artist demonstrations with live music.

All events are free and open to the public. Heritage Square is located in the heart of Flagstaff’s Historic Downtown. For more information, call (928) 779-2300. Summer Nights on the Square begins May 22 and continues through September 13.

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Navajo Rug Auction @ Museum of Northern Arizona
Jun 14 @ 4:00 pm – Jun 15 @ 1:00 am

Navajo Rug AuctionOver 300 original Navajo weavings are on the auction block in this fun, fast-paced event. Learn about Navajo weavings, meet the weavers and enjoy Navajo tacos and frybread. This event is held at the Museum of Northern Arizona on Saturday, June 14. There is no cost to attend and register for a bidder number.

Auction Preview: 9am-1pm
Auction Begins: 2pm

Our auctions are led by auctioneers from The R. B. Burnham & Co. Trading Post. Bruce Burnham and his family are well known for their work in trading Native art of the four corners area for five generations. Bruce has been a trader to the Navajo for over forty years and is also the auctioneer for The Hubbell Trading Post in Ganado, Arizona. He and his wife Virginia own and operate The Burnham Trading Post and Collector’s Gallery in Sanders, Arizona, in the Navajo new lands. The Burnham family is known for their encouragement of innovation and quality in Navajo Textiles and his expertise in buying, selling, and trading has earned him the respect of area collectors and peers nationwide.

Specialists and experts in the field of Native American art and Navajo weaving will be on site to identify handspun, hand-carded, and vintage pieces verses acrylic yarns to ensure quality items and prices. Information on how to evaluate and buy Navajo rugs will also be available.

Navajo Rug Auctions are an excellent opportunity to learn about Native American Art. Before the auction you can hold rugs in your hands and appreciate them up close. Detailed information and discussion about a specific piece, artist, and other aspects of the weavings will be available before and after the auction by experts in the field of Navajo weaving and culture. Auctions allow weavers and other artists to obtain an immediate and higher return for their work. The breadth of artists, styles, and bidding opportunities has made rug auctions an affordable way to purchase and collect high quality rugs. Rugs sell from twenty to a couple thousand dollars. Even if you do not buy anything, it is a great learning experience.

We are accepting consignments for the Navajo Rug Auction this week. In order to enter your authentic Navajo weavings into the Auction, you must bring them to the Museum of Northern Arizona during the times listed below. Auction specialists will review your weavings and help you price them according to Auction history.

Accepting Consignments
Navajo Rug Auction
Museum of Northern Arizona

Thursday, June 12 – 10am-5pm
Friday, June 13 – 10am-5pm

MNA-Logo-2Line-Tan3a3-100For more information, contact us at (928) 779-2300.

 

Jun
13
Sat
Navajo Rug Auction 2015 @ Museum of Northern Arizona
Jun 13 @ 9:00 am – 6:00 pm

NavajoRugAuction_nslOver 300 original Navajo weavings are on the auction block in this fun, fast-paced event. Learn about Navajo weavings, meet the weavers and enjoy Navajo tacos and frybread. This event is held at the Museum of Northern Arizona on Saturday, June 13, 2015. There is no cost to attend and register for a bidder number.

Auction Preview: 9am-1pm
Auction Begins: 2pm

Our auctions are led by auctioneers from The R. B. Burnham & Co. Trading Post. Bruce Burnham and his family are well known for their work in trading Native art of the four corners area for five generations. Bruce has been a trader to the Navajo for over forty years and is also the auctioneer for The Hubbell Trading Post in Ganado, Arizona. He and his wife Virginia own and operate The Burnham Trading Post and Collector’s Gallery in Sanders, Arizona, in the Navajo new lands. The Burnham family is known for their encouragement of innovation and quality in Navajo Textiles and his expertise in buying, selling, and trading has earned him the respect of area collectors and peers nationwide.

MNA-Logo-2Line-Tan3a3-100Specialists and experts in the field of Native American art and Navajo weaving will be on site to identify handspun, hand-carded, and vintage pieces verses acrylic yarns to ensure quality items and prices. Information on how to evaluate and buy Navajo rugs will also be available.

Navajo Rug Auctions are an excellent opportunity to learn about Native American Art. Before the auction you can hold rugs in your hands and appreciate them up close. Detailed information and discussion about a specific piece, artist, and other aspects of the weavings will be available before and after the auction by experts in the field of Navajo weaving and culture. Auctions allow weavers and other artists to obtain an immediate and higher return for their work. The breadth of artists, styles, and bidding opportunities has made rug auctions an affordable way to purchase and collect high quality rugs. Rugs sell from twenty to a couple thousand dollars. Even if you do not buy anything, it is a great learning experience.

Navajo Rug AuctionWe are accepting consignments for the Navajo Rug Auction this week. In order to enter your authentic Navajo weavings into the Auction, you must bring them to the Museum of Northern Arizona during the times listed below. Auction specialists will review your weavings and help you price them according to Auction history.

Accepting Consignments at the Museum of Northern Arizona
Navajo Rug Auction

Thursday, June 11, 2015 – 11am-5pm
Friday, June 12, 2015 – 11am-5pm

For more information, contact us at (928) 779-2300.

Jun
11
Sat
Navajo Rug Auction 2016 @ Museum of Northern Arizona
Jun 11 @ 9:00 am – 6:00 pm

NavajoRugAuction_nslOver 300 original Navajo weavings are on the auction block in this fun, fast-paced event. Learn about Navajo weavings, meet the weavers and enjoy Navajo tacos and frybread. This event is held at the Museum of Northern Arizona on Saturday, June 11, 2016. There is no cost to attend and register for a bidder number.

Auction Preview: 9am-1pm
Auction Begins: 2pm

Our auctions are led by auctioneers from The R. B. Burnham & Co. Trading Post. Bruce Burnham and his family are well known for their work in trading Native art of the four corners area for five generations. Bruce has been a trader to the Navajo for over forty years and is also the auctioneer for The Hubbell Trading Post in Ganado, Arizona. He and his wife Virginia own and operate The Burnham Trading Post and Collector’s Gallery in Sanders, Arizona, in the Navajo new lands. The Burnham family is known for their encouragement of innovation and quality in Navajo Textiles and his expertise in buying, selling, and trading has earned him the respect of area collectors and peers nationwide.

Specialists and experts in the field of Native American art and Navajo weaving will be on site to identify handspun, hand-carded, and vintage pieces verses acrylic yarns to ensure quality items and prices. Information on how to evaluate and buy Navajo rugs will also be available.

Navajo Rug Auctions are an excellent opportunity to learn about Native American Art. Before the auction you can hold rugs in your hands and appreciate them up close. Detailed information and discussion about a specific piece, artist, and other aspects of the weavings will be available before and after the auction by experts in the field of Navajo weaving and culture. Auctions allow weavers and other artists to obtain an immediate and higher return for their work. The breadth of artists, styles, and bidding opportunities has made rug auctions an affordable way to purchase and collect high quality rugs. Rugs sell from twenty to a couple thousand dollars. Even if you do not buy anything, it is a great learning experience.

Navajo Rug AuctionIn order to enter your authentic Navajo weavings into the Auction, you must bring them to the Museum of Northern Arizona during the times listed below. Auction specialists will review your weavings and help you price them according to Auction history.

We will be accepting consignments for the Navajo Rug Auction the on the June 9th and 10th from 10am – 5pm at The Museum of Northern Arizona. 

For more information, contact us at (928) 779-2300.

Jun
10
Sat
Navajo Rug Auction 2017 @ Museum of Northern Arizona
Jun 10 @ 9:00 am – 6:00 pm

NavajoRugAuction_nslOver 300 original Navajo weavings are on the auction block in this fun, fast-paced event. Learn about Navajo weavings, meet the weavers and enjoy Navajo tacos and frybread. This event is held at the Museum of Northern Arizona on Saturday, June 11, 2016. There is no cost to attend and register for a bidder number.

Auction Preview: 9am-1pm
Auction: 2pm-6pm

2017 Navajo Rug Auction Catalogue

Our auctions are led by auctioneers from The R. B. Burnham & Co. Trading Post. Bruce Burnham and his family are well known for their work in trading Native art of the four corners area for five generations. Bruce has been a trader to the Navajo for over forty years and is also the auctioneer for The Hubbell Trading Post in Ganado, Arizona. He and his wife Virginia own and operate The Burnham Trading Post and Collector’s Gallery in Sanders, Arizona, in the Navajo new lands. The Burnham family is known for their encouragement of innovation and quality in Navajo Textiles and his expertise in buying, selling, and trading has earned him the respect of area collectors and peers nationwide.

Specialists and experts in the field of Native American art and Navajo weaving will be on site to identify handspun, hand-carded, and vintage pieces verses acrylic yarns to ensure quality items and prices. Information on how to evaluate and buy Navajo rugs will also be available.

Navajo Rug Auctions are an excellent opportunity to learn about Native American Art. Before the auction you can hold rugs in your hands and appreciate them up close. Detailed information and discussion about a specific piece, artist, and other aspects of the weavings will be available before and after the auction by experts in the field of Navajo weaving and culture. Auctions allow weavers and other artists to obtain an immediate and higher return for their work. The breadth of artists, styles, and bidding opportunities has made rug auctions an affordable way to purchase and collect high quality rugs. Rugs sell from twenty to a couple thousand dollars. Even if you do not buy anything, it is a great learning experience.

Navajo Rug AuctionIn order to enter your authentic Navajo weavings into the Auction, you must bring them to the Museum of Northern Arizona during the times listed below. Auction specialists will review your weavings and help you price them according to Auction history.

We will be accepting consignments for the Navajo Rug Auction the on the June 8th and 9th from 10am – 5pm at The Museum of Northern Arizona. 

For more information, contact us at (928) 779-2300.

2017 Navajo Rug Auction Catalogue

Jun
9
Sat
Navajo Rug Auction 2018 @ Museum of Northern Arizona
Jun 9 @ 9:00 am – 6:00 pm

NavajoRugAuction_nslOver 300 original Navajo weavings are on the auction block in this fun, fast-paced event. Learn about Navajo weavings, meet the weavers and enjoy Navajo tacos and frybread. This event is held at the Museum of Northern Arizona on Saturday, June 9, 2018. There is no cost to attend and register for a bidder number.

Auction Preview: 9am-1pm
Auction: 2pm-6pm

2018 Navajo Rug Auction Catalogue Coming Soon

Our auctions are led by auctioneers from The R. B. Burnham & Co. Trading Post. Bruce Burnham and his family are well known for their work in trading Native art of the four corners area for five generations. Bruce has been a trader to the Navajo for over forty years and is also the auctioneer for The Hubbell Trading Post in Ganado, Arizona. He and his wife Virginia own and operate The Burnham Trading Post and Collector’s Gallery in Sanders, Arizona, in the Navajo new lands. The Burnham family is known for their encouragement of innovation and quality in Navajo Textiles and his expertise in buying, selling, and trading has earned him the respect of area collectors and peers nationwide.

Specialists and experts in the field of Native American art and Navajo weaving will be on site to identify handspun, hand-carded, and vintage pieces verses acrylic yarns to ensure quality items and prices. Information on how to evaluate and buy Navajo rugs will also be available.

Navajo Rug Auctions are an excellent opportunity to learn about Native American Art. Before the auction you can hold rugs in your hands and appreciate them up close. Detailed information and discussion about a specific piece, artist, and other aspects of the weavings will be available before and after the auction by experts in the field of Navajo weaving and culture. Auctions allow weavers and other artists to obtain an immediate and higher return for their work. The breadth of artists, styles, and bidding opportunities has made rug auctions an affordable way to purchase and collect high quality rugs. Rugs sell from twenty to a couple thousand dollars. Even if you do not buy anything, it is a great learning experience.

Navajo Rug AuctionIn order to enter your authentic Navajo weavings into the Auction, you must bring them to the Museum of Northern Arizona during the times listed below. Auction specialists will review your weavings and help you price them according to Auction history.

We will be accepting consignments for the Navajo Rug Auction the on the June 7th and 8th from 10am – 5pm at The Museum of Northern Arizona. 

For more information, contact us at (928) 779-2300.

2018 Navajo Rug Auction Catalogue