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

Oct 9 @ 6:00 pm – Nov 13 @ 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[...]
Oct 19 @ 7:30 pm – 10:00 pm Coconino Center for the Arts
“I was safe, shaken but safe and as I sang I resonated with 500,000 people. Quite a powerful resonance, a frequency so strong people are still listening”.   Melanie Flagstaff Arts Council and Greenhouse Productions are pleased to present Melanie in concert at the Coconino Center for the Arts on Friday October 19, 2018. Doors open[...]
Oct 22 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm 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.[...]
Oct 25 @ 7:30 pm – 9:45 pm Coconino Center for the Arts
Flagstaff Arts Council is pleased to present a CD release and benefit concert, Voluntary Return: Songs of Solidarity with Migrants and Refugees on October 25, 2018, at 7:30p.m. at the Coconino Center for the Arts.  The doors will open at 7:00p.m. Tickets are $7 in advance and $10 at the door. Bob Neustadt began taking students on[...]
Oct 26 @ 9:00 am – 3:00 pm Coconino Center for the Arts
The Rayvan Group, based out of Phoenix, AZ, invites you to the Accelerate Your Non-Profit with their signature workshop. In this full-day event, they will help your organization design (or redesign) funding strategies to do more than keep your doors open. [button link=”https://910west.wufoo.com/forms/zxr93iv0edtc34/” color=”default” size=”” stretch=”” type=”” shape=”” target=”_self” title=”” gradient_colors=”|” gradient_hover_colors=”|” accent_color=”” accent_hover_color=”” bevel_color=””[...]
Oct 27 @ 7:30 pm – 10:00 pm Coconino Center for the Arts
Mother Road Trio embodies the free, open road, and quirky spirit that is Route 66. Using influences of Route 66 they bring a variety of music styles to audiences. This trio is composed of Larry Czarnecki, Sam McRae, and Mike Shiner. Larry brings the infectious rhythms of his guitar and his bluesy voice to the[...]
Oct 29 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm 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.[...]
Nov 5 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm 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.[...]
Nov 6 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am Coconino Center for the Arts
Attend this session to learn the basics of completing the Cultural Data Profile (CDP) on the SMU DataArts platform. The session will also cover how to apply to participating grantmakers using the system, and access free analytics and educational opportunities from DataArts. This session is ideal for new users, or anyone looking for a refresher[...]
Nov 6 @ 1:00 pm – 2:30 pm Coconino Center for the Arts
How do you want to communicate about your organization? In our hands-on workshop, learn how data drawn from SMU DataArts’ analytic reports can help you make a case that will: Effectively communicate with board members Highlight accomplishments for funders Raise important issues with policymakers This workshop provides an opportunity to familiarize yourself with DataArts’ analytic[...]
Nov 9 @ 7:30 pm – 9:45 pm Coconino Center for the Arts
Flagstaff Arts Council and Living Traditions Presentations are pleased to present Frankie Gavin in concert at the Coconino Center for the Arts on Friday, November 9, 2018. Doors open at 7:00pm and the concert begins at 7:30pm, all ages welcome. Frankie Gavin has been playing fiddle & flute since his teenage years. At the age of[...]
Nov 10 @ 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm Coconino Center for the Arts
We welcome Arts Council Members to join us for a special preview of the It’s Elemental exhibition 2018 on Saturday, November 10, at 5pm. The event will be followed by the Public Opening Reception 6-8 p.m. The popular fine craft exhibition, It’s Elemental, showcases works of art by the finest craftspeople in Northern Arizona. The annual juried show features jewelry,[...]