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

Sep 1 – Nov 17 all-day
Registration for the 2016 class of the ArtBox Institute is now open. Discover how to grow and build your portfolio and brand, and get your work in front of more people.  Open your art. The ArtBox Institute is a business training and professional development program for creatives, arts administrators and artists of any medium, any[...]
Sep 5 @ 11:00 am – Oct 31 @ 5:00 pm Coconino Center for the Arts
The Fires of Change Exhibition is an NEA-funded art exhibition open Tue-Sat 11a-5p. The exhibition explores, through the eyes of artists, the increase in severity, size and number of wildfires in the Southwest and their impact on the land. Fires of Change will be open from Sept. 5 – Oct. 31, 2015, Tuesday – Saturday,[...]
Oct 18 @ 4:00 pm – 5:30 pm Coconino Center for the Arts
In collaboration with the Flagstaff Arts Council, The Flagstaff City-Coconino County Public Library proudly presents the 8th annual Halloween Production “Chilling Tales” in the Stories to Life series on Sunday, October 18, 4:00 p.m. “Chilling Tales” takes place at the Coconino Center for the Arts and admission is free. Judy Finney, the Flagstaff Public Library[...]
Oct 24 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm Coconino Center for the Arts
Exploring Watercolor with C. Tanner Jensen Have you ever thought you would like to try watercolor painting? If yes, this class is for you. Do you love watercolor, but are frustrated with how to use it? Again, this class is for you! You will be led through a series of watercolor exercises that are understandable[...]
Oct 30 @ 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 30, 2015. Doors open at 6:30pm and the concert begins at 7:00pm. Scottish folksinger and songwriter Jim Malcolm has performed throughout North America and Europe and now bring his talents[...]
Nov 1 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm Coconino Center for the Arts
Fayettenam is a reflective solo performance from acclaimed performance artist Jay Ruby. The one-of-a-kind performance features spoken word and physical theater, addressing Early Settlement, American Transience/American Conscience, Water, Ghosts in the Mountain and Johnny Appleseed. Through the show, Ruby examines the roots and consequences of deep cultural conflict when approaching our relationship to the land,[...]
Nov 5 @ 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm Coconino Center for the Arts
Greenhouse Productions and Flagstaff Arts Council are pleased to present the Portland Cello Project in concert at the Coconino Center for the Arts on Thursday, November 5, 2015. Doors open at 6:30pm and the show begins 7:30pm. The Portland Cello Project has gained recognition throughout the country for their versatility and creativity. Far from a[...]
Nov 8 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm Coconino Center for the Arts
Flagstaff Arts Council and Centro Capoeira Angola Ouro Verde Flagstaff welcome special guests Mestres Tisza and Cabello of the Cultural Center Barracão D’Angola Serra Grande Brazil to present a special Afro-Brazilian cultural show Coconino Center for the Arts on Sunday, November 8, 2015. Doors open at 6:30 p.m. and the show begins at 7:00 p.m[...]
Nov 13 @ 4:00 pm – Dec 5 @ 7:00 pm The Arboretum at Flagstaff
CELEBRATE THE SEASON with the 1st ANNUAL FLAGSTAFF FESTIVAL OF TREES Open Nov. 13 – Dec. 5, 2015 Friday-Saturday 4-7pm Sunday 1-4pm The Arboretum at Flagstaff and The Flagstaff Arts Council announce the 1st Annual Flagstaff Festival of Trees. Decorated holiday trees and seasonal décor will be displayed in the historic Walter Reichardt House at[...]
Nov 13 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm Coconino Center for the Arts
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, ceramics, glasswork, wood, furniture, fabric, sculpture and more. This year’s exhibition will be open November 17 – December 19, 2015, Tuesday-Saturday, 11:00am-5:00pm. There will be a members’ preview Reception on Friday, November 13,[...]
Nov 14 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm Coconino Center for the Arts
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, ceramics, glasswork, wood, furniture, fabric, sculpture and more. This year’s exhibition will be open November 17 – December 19, 2015, Tuesday-Saturday, 11:00am-5:00pm. There will be a members’ preview Reception on Friday, November 13,[...]
Nov 17 @ 11:00 am – Dec 19 @ 5:00 pm Coconino Center for the Arts
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, ceramics, glasswork, wood, furniture, fabric, sculpture and more. This year’s exhibition will be open November 17 – December 19, 2015, Tuesday-Saturday, 11:00am-5:00pm. There will be a members’ preview Reception on Friday, November 13,[...]