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 15 @ 11:00 am – Dec 17 @ 5:00 pm Coconino Center for the Arts
Open Tuesdays through Saturdays, 11am-5pm. Open in the new Hidden Light Gallery in the Coconino Center for the Arts, A Wild Beauty celebrates the character, beauty, and history of the land and people of Coconino County for its 125th Anniversary of its establishment. Founded in 1891, Coconino County is spread over 18,661 square miles, making[...]
Oct 30 @ 4:00 pm – 5:15 pm Coconino Center for the Arts
In collaboration with the Flagstaff Arts Council, The Flagstaff City-Coconino County Public Library proudly presents the 9th annual Halloween program at the Coconino Center for Arts on Sunday October 30th at 4pm.  “Stranger Things Have Happened” takes place at the Coconino Center for the Arts and admission is free. Spoken word artists will perform scary[...]
Nov 1 @ 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm Coconino Center for the Arts
Join the Arizona Commission on the Arts and Flagstaff Arts Council to learn more about Creative Aging, an exciting national movement to advance understanding of the vital relationship between creative expression and healthy aging. Guest artist Elizabeth Johnson will provide an interactive exploration of the different approaches used across the continuum of care, and the[...]
Nov 4 @ 5:00 pm – 9:00 pm Downtown Flagstaff, many venues
View the Interactive Online ArtWalk Map > First Friday ArtWalk is one of Northern Arizona’s premier arts events. Each first Friday of the month, art galleries and businesses in historic Downtown Flagstaff open their doors from 4-8pm with special art exhibitions, performances, live music, treats and much much more. Many downtown hot spots remain open[...]
Nov 11 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm Coconino Center for the Arts
At this special Members’ Preview Reception, Arts Council members receive 10% off purchases of art in the It’s Elemental and Foundations exhibitions. Members, exhibiting artists, and their guests are welcome to attend the reception. There will be live music, hors d’ouevres, and a cash bar. You can become a member here. The popular fine craft[...]
Nov 12 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm Coconino Center for the Arts
All are welcome to attend the The Public Opening Reception on Saturday, November 12, 6-8 p.m. This year there will be a special giveaway at the reception, all attendees will be entered into a raffle to win a gift certificate for $160 towards artwork in the show! The raffle will take place at 7:30pm, you must be resent to[...]
Nov 15 @ 11:00 am – Dec 17 @ 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 15 – December 17, 2016, Tuesday-Saturday, 11:00am-5:00pm. There will be a Members’ Preview Reception on Friday, November 11,[...]
Nov 18 @ 3:00 pm – Dec 3 @ 5:00 pm The Arboretum at Flagstaff
This magical holiday festival is in its second year, in partnership with the The Arboretum at Flagstaff, and has proven a wonderful tradition for the whole family. Showcasing donated and decorated trees, lights, wreaths and other beautiful displays created by the local Flagstaff community on display inside the historic Walter Reichart house, all to be[...]
Dec 2 @ 5:00 pm – 9:00 pm Downtown Flagstaff, many venues
View the Interactive Online ArtWalk Map > First Friday ArtWalk is one of Northern Arizona’s premier arts events. Each first Friday of the month, art galleries and businesses in historic Downtown Flagstaff open their doors from 4-8pm with special art exhibitions, performances, live music, treats and much much more. Many downtown hot spots remain open[...]
Dec 3 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm Coconino Center for the Arts
TWO DAY EVENT – Saturday 10a-5p & Sunday 12-4p The Fine Craft Sale features 20 unique local artists in a marketplace setting. The event is perfectly timed – and affordably-priced – just for the holiday season. Handmade art and fine craft on sale in the Marketplace: jewelry, clothing, pottery, ornaments, glass work, unique gifts, scarves,[...]
Dec 4 @ 12:00 pm – 4:00 pm Coconino Center for the Arts
TWO DAY EVENT – Saturday 10a-5p & Sunday 12-4p The Fine Craft Sale features 20 unique local artists in a marketplace setting. The event is perfectly timed – and affordably-priced – just for the holiday season. Handmade art and fine craft on sale in the Marketplace: jewelry, clothing, pottery, ornaments, glass work, unique gifts, scarves,[...]
Dec 4 @ 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm Coconino Center for the Arts
The Flagstaff Arts Council and Greenhouse Productions are pleased to present blues style singer-songwriter, Tinsley Ellis at the Coconino Center for the Arts on Sunday, December 4, 2016. Doors open at 6:30 pm and concert begins at 7:30 pm. Tinsley Ellis is a proud Georgia-based artist, touring with his new album Red Clay Soul and[...]