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

Nov 14 @ 11:00 am – Dec 16 @ 5:00 pm Coconino Center for the Arts
Exhibition Now Open: Tuesdays – Saturdays 11:00am-5:00pm It’s Elemental celebrates the talent and creativity of Arizona’s craftspeople by showcasing fine craft work that demonstrates a command of the medium and a high level of workmanship and design. The annual exhibition, hosted at the Coconino Center for the Arts in Flagstaff, serves as a perfect lead[...]
Dec 3 @ 12:00 pm – 4:00 pm Coconino Center for the Arts
TWO DAY EVENT Saturday 10a-5p & Sunday 12-4p FREE & Open to the public 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,[...]
Dec 4 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm Coconino Center for the Arts
Figure Drawing led by Shawn Skabelund returns to Center for a six week workshop. The sessions will be held in the gallery at the Coconino Center for the Arts on Monday evenings, 6-9pm, from November 13- December 18. This is an opportunity to study figure drawing with personal instruction from award-winning artist, Shawn Skabelund. The[...]
Dec 9 @ 7:30 pm – 10:00 pm Coconino Center for the Arts
Very few musicians of any stripe so personify a musical genre as completely as Tony Furtado embodies Americana roots music. Tony is an evocative and soulful singer, a wide-ranging songwriter and a virtuoso multi-instrumentalist adept on banjo, cello-banjo, slide guitar and baritone ukulele who mixes and matches sounds and styles with the flair of a[...]
Dec 11 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm Coconino Center for the Arts
Figure Drawing led by Shawn Skabelund returns to Center for a six week workshop. The sessions will be held in the gallery at the Coconino Center for the Arts on Monday evenings, 6-9pm, from November 13- December 18. This is an opportunity to study figure drawing with personal instruction from award-winning artist, Shawn Skabelund. The[...]
Dec 18 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm Coconino Center for the Arts
Figure Drawing led by Shawn Skabelund returns to Center for a six week workshop. The sessions will be held in the gallery at the Coconino Center for the Arts on Monday evenings, 6-9pm, from November 13- December 18. This is an opportunity to study figure drawing with personal instruction from award-winning artist, Shawn Skabelund. The[...]
Jan 6 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm Coconino Center for the Arts
Arrangement for a Silent Orchestra is a painting and video project which explores the gradual dissolution of culture in contemporary society through the symbolic ruin of a personal and cultural icon, the violin. Using the violin as a metaphor, Flagstaff artist Julie Comnick raises questions about the relationship between advancing technology and diminishing cultural heritage. Comnick invites the[...]
Jan 7 – Jan 8 all-day
The Flagstaff Arts Council is pleased to announce the Finalists for the 2018 Viola Awards in celebration of excellence in the arts and sciences in Flagstaff, Arizona. Forty Finalists are recognized across ten categories, with some Finalists being recognized in multiple categories. New categories were added this year to expand the awards: Community Impact (with[...]
Jan 13 @ 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm Coconino Center for the Arts
Arrangement for a Silent Orchestra is a painting and video project which explores the gradual dissolution of culture in contemporary society through the symbolic ruin of a personal and cultural icon, the violin. Using the violin as a metaphor, Flagstaff artist Julie Comnick raises questions about the relationship between advancing technology and diminishing cultural heritage. Comnick invites the[...]
Jan 20 @ 2:00 pm – 7:00 pm Coconino Center for the Arts
Rumble on the Mountain takes place at the Coconino Center for the Arts on Saturday, January 20, 2018. Doors open at 1:30pm and the event begins at 2:00pm. Rumble on the Mountain is an annual concert to raise awareness of the plight of the people and lands of the Colorado Plateau. The President’s recent action[...]
Jan 27 @ 9:00 am – 5:00 pm Coconino Center for the Arts
The Arts Council is pleased to present this Branding Excellence Workshop with Graphic Design/ Marketing expert Julie Sullivan, as part of the ArtBox Institute. In this full-day workshop, local business owner, Julie Sullivan, will present branding concepts to artists and non profits, who will learn to better establish themselves and businesses to greater audiences. “Branding[...]
Jan 28 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm Coconino Center for the Arts
Film screening in conjunction with Arrangement for a Silent Orchestra Film: Screenagers (1hr5min) Award-winning SCREENAGERS probes into the vulnerable corners of family life, including the director’s own, and depicts messy struggles, over social media, video games, academics and internet addiction. Through surprising insights from authors and brain scientists solutions emerge on how we can empower[...]