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

Aug 15 @ 11:00 am – Oct 28 @ 5:00 pm Coconino Center for the Arts
Exhibition Now Open: Tuesdays – Saturdays 11:00am-5:00pm Hope and Trauma in a Poisoned Land explores the impact of uranium mining on Navajo lands and people. The art exhibition features work by 21 local and regional artists, including Navajo and non-Native artists. The show opened with a Preview Night for Arts Council members on Saturday, August[...]
Oct 11 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm Museum of Northern Arizona
Please note: this event is held at the Museum of Northern Arizona The disturbing legacy of uranium mining on the Navajo Nation is well known to people who live near abandoned mines and mills. In 2005, the Nation banned uranium mining and milling on its nearly 30,000 square mile reservation, but it does not have[...]
Oct 16 @ 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 in the main gallery at the Coconino Center for the Arts.The eight-week series 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. Participants[...]
Oct 16 @ 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 in the main gallery at the Coconino Center for the Arts.The eight-week series 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. Participants[...]
Oct 17 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm Coconino Center for the Arts
Mask maker and performance artist Pash Galbavy (Sedona) uses masks and movement to share her personal and archetypal experience of participating in Hope and Trauma in a Poisoned Land. Masks of Privilege, Fear, Compassion and more play parts in this story of awakening to the haunting reality that exists right outside of Flagstaff, and which[...]
Oct 23 @ 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 in the main gallery at the Coconino Center for the Arts.The eight-week series 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. Participants[...]
Oct 23 @ 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 in the main gallery at the Coconino Center for the Arts.The eight-week series 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. Participants[...]
Oct 24 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm Coconino Center for the Arts
This special lecture presentation will explore the cultural and psychological impacts of uranium mining and contamination on Navajo people. There are over 500 abandoned uranium mines on the Navajo Nation. Navajo people in some communities have learned that their water has been contaminated for years without their knowledge. As recently as 2015, the school district in[...]
Oct 25 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm NAU Campus in The International Pavilion (Building 50A)
This film showing is on the NAU Campus in The International Pavilion (Building 50A). Part of the Better World Film Series. When you were growing up, how many people did you know who had cancer? How many do you know today? Filmmakers Lizabeth Rogers and Kevin Flint travel to South Dakota following a story about[...]
Oct 27 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm Coconino Center for the Arts
Living Traditions Presentations and Flagstaff Arts Council are pleased to present Jim Malcolm in concert at the Coconino Center for the Arts on Friday, October 27, 2017. Doors open at 6:30pm and the concert begins at 7:00pm. Jim Malcolm is the ultimate Scots troubadour. Travelling the world with his guitar, harmonicas, and engaging wit, he[...]
Oct 28 @ 9:00 am – 4:00 pm Coconino Center for the Arts
The Thriving Artist Series was developed by Phoenix based visual artist Antoinette Cauley as a tool for artists looking to go from working full time corporate jobs to becoming a full time working artist. The series gives a well rounded understanding of what it takes to run a successful art business and maintain a steady[...]
Oct 30 @ 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 in the main gallery at the Coconino Center for the Arts.The eight-week series 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. Participants[...]