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

May 4 @ 7:30 pm Coconino Center for the Arts
Flagstaff Arts Council is pleased to present “Interference Series: 8×8” at Coconino Center for the Arts on Saturday, May 4th, 2019. Doors open at 7 PM and the show begins at 7:30 PM. The third annual 8×8 silent film and experimental music micro-festival features 8 filmmakers and 8 soloists or ensembles coming together to create[...]
May 5 @ 3:00 pm – 6:00 pm Coconino Center for the Arts
Open Figure Drawing sessions with moderator, Shawn Skabelund Every Sunday, March 17- May 5, 2019 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[...]
May 10 @ 7:30 pm Coconino Center for the Arts
Flagstaff Arts Council and Human Nature Dance Theater are pleased to present “River of Stars Show” in concert at Coconino Center for the Arts on Friday, May 10th, 2019. Doors open at 7:00 PM and the show beings at 7:30 PM. This performance is part of the 2019 Celebration of the Night. Flagstaff continues to[...]
May 11 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm Coconino Center for the Arts
Learn to embroider your jeans, your knitting, and anything else you’d like to stitch on! We’ll explore crewel and sashiko styles in this workshop focused on free-form embroidery with thread and wool yarn. Sample different techniques and materials, and learn tips for planning and transferring designs. Come prepared to experiment, have fun, and begin to[...]
May 18 @ 9:00 am – 1:00 pm Coconino Center for the Arts
Seeking Sponsorships for Non-Profits with  Jenean (Merk) Perelstein May 18, 2019 The Flagstaff Arts Council presents a new workshop on Seeking Sponsorships for Non-Profits with local leadership guru, Jenean (Merk) Perelstein. Jenean knows how to help get out of your own way and take the necessary steps to attaining financial success for your non-profit business.[...]
May 25 @ 6:30 pm Coconino Center for the Arts
Flagstaff Dark Skies Coalition is thrilled to announce the addition of a new Literary Event to the 2019 Celebration of the Night! This event will be a live reading and performance that features prose and poetry written by local writers paying tribute to Flagstaff’s lovely dark sky cityscape! The contributions will be chosen by a[...]
May 30 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm Coconino Center for the Arts
Please join Congressman Tom O’Halleran, National Endowment for the Arts, Arizona Commission on the Arts and Flagstaff Arts Council for a Grants Workshop to learn how to harness resources to support your organization’s arts and cultural activities. Space is limited, please RSVP.
Jun 3 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm Coconino Center for the Arts
Open Figure Drawing sessions with moderator, Frederica Hall Monday evenings, 6-9pm, June 3- July 22, 2019 *Make up date schedule for July 29. Drop-ins welcome! 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[...]
Jun 9 @ 9:30 am – 4:00 pm Coconino Center for the Arts
Dive into Natural Dyes w/ Tasha Griffith Learn everything you need to know to begin working with natural dyes or to switch your creative practice from chemical dyes to use colors from nature. We’ll cover the best practices to get vibrant colors on animal and plant fibers, using dyes from our local area, as well[...]
Jun 10 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm Coconino Center for the Arts
Open Figure Drawing sessions with moderator, Frederica Hall Monday evenings, 6-9pm, June 3- July 22, 2019 *Make up date schedule for July 29. Drop-ins welcome! 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[...]
Jun 14 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm Coconino Center for the Arts
Our receptions are the place to be! We have live music, light refreshments, wine and beer, and many of our participating artists on hand. LOCAL : COLOR is an art exhibition about connections. We invited four seed artists who live in Flagstaff to participate. In turn, those seed artists each invited three more local artists, bringing[...]
Jun 17 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm Coconino Center for the Arts
Open Figure Drawing sessions with moderator, Frederica Hall Monday evenings, 6-9pm, June 3- July 22, 2019 *Make up date schedule for July 29. Drop-ins welcome! 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[...]