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

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Sarah Walder: Cello Trip III 7:30 pm
Sarah Walder: Cello Trip III @ Coconino Center for the Arts
Sep 1 @ 7:30 pm – 10:00 pm
Sarah Walder: Cello Trip III @ Coconino Center for the Arts
Sarah Walder of the Arizona Project presents a concert for cello and cello with loop station, Saturday September 1, at 7:30 p.m., at the Coconino Center for the Arts in Flagstaff. Tickets will be $14 for adults, $7 for children aged 6-16, free for children 5 and under. Doors open at 7 p.m. Sarah will[...]
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Let the River Speak! 7:00 pm
Let the River Speak! @ Coconino Center for the Arts
Sep 2 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Let the River Speak! @ Coconino Center for the Arts
Let the River Speak! The Paleoflood Hydrology of the Colorado River Canyons Dr. Vic Baker, Regents’ Professor of Hydrology and Atmospheric Sciences, Geosciences, and Planetary Sciences, University of Arizona, will present his latest findings on Colorado River flood extremes. For over fifty years, Dr. Baker has been studying paleoflood hydrology, authoring or editing eighteen books[...]
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The Future of the Colorado River in Grand Canyon 7:00 pm
The Future of the Colorado River in Grand Canyon @ Coconino Center for the Arts
Sep 5 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
The Future of the Colorado River in Grand Canyon @ Coconino Center for the Arts
 The Future of the Colorado River in Grand Canyon Dr. Jack Schmidt will speak about the fate of the Colorado River ecosystem in Grand Canyon, primarily determined by large-scale, basin-wide decisions about how to allocate increasingly scarce water supplies. Decisions about how to distribute long-term water storage in Lakes Mead and Powell and how much[...]
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Tannahill Weavers 7:30 pm
Tannahill Weavers @ Coconino Center for the Arts
Sep 7 @ 7:30 pm – 10:00 pm
Tannahill Weavers @ Coconino Center for the Arts
Flagstaff Arts Council and Living Traditions Presentations are pleased to present Tannahill Weavers in concert at the Coconino Center for the Arts on Friday, September 7, 2018. Doors open at 7:00pm and the concert begins at 7:30pm Coming up on their 50th anniversary, this Scottish traditional band presents the musical heritage of the Celtic people.[...]
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Thinking Like a Watershed: John Wesley Powell, and the Past and Future of the American Southwest 7:00 pm
Thinking Like a Watershed: John Wesley Powell, and the Past and Future of the American Southwest @ Coconino Center for the Arts
Sep 14 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Thinking Like a Watershed: John Wesley Powell, and the Past and Future of the American Southwest @ Coconino Center for the Arts
Thinking Like a Watershed: John Wesley Powell, and the Past and Future of the American Southwest John Wesley Powell understood the challenges of life in a land of little water like few others of his time, and his ideas for settlement of this region were visionary. As water becomes scarcer and more precious in the[...]
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Hidden Landscapes Members’ Preview 5:00 pm
Hidden Landscapes Members’ Preview @ Coconino Center for the Arts
Sep 15 @ 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Hidden Landscapes Members' Preview @ Coconino Center for the Arts
The Arts Council is excited to present Hidden Landscapes: Yasuaki Onishi  in the Main Gallery at the Coconino Center for the Arts. The exhibition features site-specific immersive installation art by Japanese artist Yasuaki Onishi. This unique show will be created for the space at the Coconino Center for the Arts and opens with a Members’ Preview[...]
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Fall Figure Drawing Sessions 6:00 pm
Fall Figure Drawing Sessions @ Coconino Center for the Arts
Sep 17 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Fall Figure Drawing Sessions @ Coconino Center for the Arts
  The Flagstaff Arts Council is hosting open sessions for artists to draw from a live model in the main gallery at the Coconino Center for the Arts. This opportunity is for those artists who would like to practice drawing or other art working from a live model but do not wish to have instruction.[...]
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Hidden Landscapes Public Opening 6:00 pm
Hidden Landscapes Public Opening @ Coconino Center for the Arts
Sep 22 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Hidden Landscapes Public Opening @ Coconino Center for the Arts
The Arts Council is excited to present Hidden Landscapes: Yasuaki Onishi  in the Main Gallery at the Coconino Center for the Arts. The exhibition features site-specific immersive installation art by Japanese artist Yasuaki Onishi. This unique show will be created for the space at the Coconino Center for the Arts and opens with a Members’ Preview[...]
Dying 2 Wake Up 7:30 pm
Dying 2 Wake Up @ Coconino Center for the Arts
Sep 22 @ 7:30 pm – 9:45 pm
Dying 2 Wake Up @ Coconino Center for the Arts
Human Nature Dance Theatre debut at the Coconino Center for the Arts this fall, presented by The Flagstaff Arts Council. The show takes place on Saturday, September 22, 2018. Doors open at 7:00pm and the show begins at 7:30pm. Based out of Flagstaff, Human Nature Dance Theatre is a collaborative performance group that brings progressive[...]
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Fall Figure Drawing Sessions 6:00 pm
Fall Figure Drawing Sessions @ Coconino Center for the Arts
Sep 24 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Fall Figure Drawing Sessions @ Coconino Center for the Arts
  The Flagstaff Arts Council is hosting open sessions for artists to draw from a live model in the main gallery at the Coconino Center for the Arts. This opportunity is for those artists who would like to practice drawing or other art working from a live model but do not wish to have instruction.[...]
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Interference Series Presents: The Nakatani Gong Orchestra 7:30 pm
Interference Series Presents: The Nakatani Gong Orchestra @ Coconino Center for the Arts
Sep 26 @ 7:30 pm – 10:30 pm
Interference Series Presents: The Nakatani Gong Orchestra @ Coconino Center for the Arts
Flagstaff Arts Council is pleased to present the Interference Series at the Coconino Center for the Arts on Wednesday, September 26 . Doors at 7:00pm and concert begins at 7:30pm. The Nakatani Gong Orchestra – NGO – is Tatsuya Nakatani’s large ensemble nomadic sound art project. Consisting of 17 of Nakatani’s adapted Gongs played with[...]
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Phoebe Hunt & the Gatherers 7:30 pm
Phoebe Hunt & the Gatherers @ Coconino Center for the Arts
Sep 27 @ 7:30 pm – 10:00 pm
Phoebe Hunt & the Gatherers @ Coconino Center for the Arts
Phoebe Hunt and The Gatherers debut at the Coconino Center for the Arts this fall.  The group is not your typical roots/ folk band and has been wowing audiences since the release of their latest album, Shanti’s Shadow. An accomplished Americana instrumentalist with foundations in jazz and swing music, Phoebe makes an impressive creative leap[...]
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Robert Frost: This Verse Business 8:00 pm
Robert Frost: This Verse Business @ Coconino Center for the Arts
Sep 29 @ 8:00 pm – 9:30 pm
Robert Frost: This Verse Business @ Coconino Center for the Arts
Robert Frost, often considered to be the quintessential American poet of the 20th century, received four Pulitzer Prizes over the course of his career. He was known for sharing openly his thoughts on religion, science, radicals, rhymes–whatever was on his mind. In this spirit, This Verse Business not only draws on Frost’s poetic works and[...]
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