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

Apr 5 @ 6:00 pm – May 10 @ 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[...]
May 5 @ 1:00 pm – 1:30 pm Coconino Center for the Arts
“You can’t see it, can’t smell it, can’t taste it, can’t talk about it” Community Reading Performances of Chernobyl Voices on Wednesday April 18, 4:00-4:30pm Saturday May 5, 1-1:30pm Thursday May 17, 4:00-4:30pm as part of the exhibition ECHOES OF LOSS: ARTISTIC RESPONSES TO TRAUMA Members of the Flagstaff community read aloud fragments of survivor[...]
May 5 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm Coconino Center for the Arts
Conversation with Artists Eric O’Connell and Gina Adams Moderated by Catherine Petersen and Björn Krondorfer In conjunction with the exhibit ECHOES OF LOSS, please join Björn Krondorfer, NAU’s Director of the Martin-Springer Institute and Endowed Professor of Religious Studies, and Catherine Petersen, Lecturer in NAU’s Art History program, in conversation with participating artists Eric O’Connell and Gina Adams. Originally[...]
May 6 @ 7:30 pm – 10:00 pm Coconino Center for the Arts
Flagstaff Arts Council is pleased to present New West Guitar Group in concert. The show will take place at the Coconino Center for the Arts on Sunday, May 6, 2018. Doors open at 6:30pm and the concert begins at 7:30pm.  New West Guitar Group (NWGG) has developed a wide spread reputation as one of the premier guitar[...]
May 17 @ 4:00 pm – 4:30 pm Coconino Center for the Arts
“You can’t see it, can’t smell it, can’t taste it, can’t talk about it” Community Reading Performances of Chernobyl Voices on Wednesday April 18, 4:00-4:30pm Saturday May 5, 1-1:30pm Thursday May 17, 4:00-4:30pm as part of the exhibition ECHOES OF LOSS: ARTISTIC RESPONSES TO TRAUMA Members of the Flagstaff community read aloud fragments of survivor[...]
May 17 @ 7:30 pm – 8:30 pm Coconino Center for the Arts
Flagstaff Arts Council is pleased to present the Acting Workshop Showcase at the Coconino Center for the Arts. Students will perform scenes and monologues beginning at 7:30pm on Thursday May 17th, 2018. The students have been working for six weeks on acting technique and have put together an impressive collection pieces: classic to contemporary, dramatic and[...]
May 18 @ 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm Coconino Center for the Arts
Join us for Happy Hour at the Arts Center! Featuring the new art exhibition Emergence, currently on view in the Hidden Light gallery, Michael Pierre Price’s MAPS: Enigmatic Landscapes in the Jewel Gallery, and Echoes of Loss in the Main Gallery. Happy Hour will be 4-6pm. There will be an Artist Talk by Michael Pierre Price[...]
May 19 @ 9:00 am – 1:00 pm Coconino Center for the Arts
The Arts Council is pleased to present the Financial Literacy for Non-Profits workshop, as part of the ArtBox Institute. Financial literacy made easy for non-profits! In this half-day workshop, Flagstaff CPA LuAnn Roberts will help participants understand non-profit accounting. Learn how to create reliable data and generate strong reports for your Board, for grant applications,[...]
May 20 @ 7:30 pm – 10:00 pm Coconino Center for the Arts
Greenhouse Productions and Flagstaff Arts Council are pleased to present Horse Feathers in Concert at the Coconino Center for the Arts on Sunday, May 20, 2018. Doors open at 6:30pm and the concert begins at 7:30pm. Touring on their seventh record, frontman Jason Ringle, enlisted the help of his friends a few years to bring[...]
May 26 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm Coconino Center for the Arts
Flagstaff based artist Tanner C. Jensen will lead the Introduction to Bookmaking workshop Saturday, May 21st from 9am-12pm at the Coconino Center for the Arts. In this half day workshop participants have the opportunity to create two books, an Accordion book and a Japanese Stab book.  Attendees will be introduced to the materials, tools, and[...]
Jun 8 @ 5:30 pm – 10:00 pm Coconino Center for the Arts
Learn Astrophotography with local photographer Abe Snider. Begin at the Coconino Center for the Arts with a presentation on best practices for night shooting. We will discuss a range of topics including how to find a dark sky area and preparing for the shot, an overview of camera and lens settings, how to focus a lens in[...]
Jun 9 @ 9:00 am – 6:00 pm Museum of Northern Arizona
Over 300 original Navajo weavings are on the auction block in this fun, fast-paced event. Learn about Navajo weavings, meet the weavers and enjoy Navajo tacos and frybread. This event is held at the Museum of Northern Arizona on Saturday, June 9, 2018. There is no cost to attend and register for a bidder number.[...]