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

Jun 10 @ 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 11, 2016. There is no cost to attend and register for a bidder number.[...]
Jun 10 @ 10:00 am – 3:00 pm Joni Pevarnik Studio
Participants are invited to spend a day in the clay studio making their own clay pieces with veteran potter Joni Pevarnik. The first part of the day will be demonstrations of work made on the potters wheel, slab building and hand-building techniques. The second part of the day will give participants the opportunity to make their[...]
Jun 14 @ 5:00 pm – 6:30 pm Coconino Center for the Arts
Join the Arizona Commission on the Arts for a free workshop designed to help artists craft superior grant applications. Whether you’re an emerging artist just learning the ropes or a seasoned pro looking to polish your presentation, this workshop covers the fundamentals while offering an insiders perspective on what funders and review panelists are looking[...]
Jun 15 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm Coconino Center for the Arts
More than two-thirds of Americans live where they can no longer see the Milky Way galaxy because of light pollution. We have grown so isolated from night that in much of our culture it has become alien and fearful. NightVisions VI seeks to re-open our positive connections to the natural night and to bridge the[...]
Jun 19 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm Coconino Center for the Arts
As Energy Fuels Inc. (EFI) threatens to start uranium mining on sacred Indigenous Lands managed by the US Forest Service, just miles from the Grand Canyon, Haul No! has planned a 300 mile awareness and action tour along the Canyon Mine haul route. Haul No! is a volunteer Indigenous-led group collaborating with Indigenous communities and[...]
Jun 24 @ 10:00 am – 6:00 pm Coconino Center for the Arts
The Flagstaff Folk Festival takes place at the Coconino Center for the Arts and Arizona Historical Society Pioneer Museum, and proudly showcases the best in folk and acoustic music in Arizona and beyond. We feature well over 100 acts on five stages, workshops, jams, and more. The festival is produced by The Flagstaff Friends of Traditional[...]
Jun 25 @ 10:00 am – 6:00 pm Coconino Center for the Arts
The Flagstaff Folk Festival takes place at the Coconino Center for the Arts and Arizona Historical Society Pioneer Museum, and proudly showcases the best in folk and acoustic music in Arizona and beyond. We feature well over 100 acts on five stages, workshops, jams, and more. The festival is produced by The Flagstaff Friends of Traditional[...]
Jul 7 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm Freeman Law
We are pleased to present the 2017 Youth Lens High School Photography Contest and Exhibition. Just over 200 students from local high schools in Flagstaff, Arizona, submitted photographs for this highly competitive exhibition, and 29 photographs were accepted for the show. The exhibition will be open during the First Friday Art Walk on June 2[...]
Jul 8 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm Coconino Center for the Arts
Participants will make two books, an Accordion book and a Japanese Stab book.  Participants will be introduced to the materials, tools, and techniques required make these books and guided through the process. Each student will create their own 4″ x 5″ Accordion Book and 5″ x 8″ Japanese Stab book. All the materials are included.[...]
Jul 10 @ 9:00 am – Jul 28 @ 1:00 pm Coconino Center for the Arts
  FunTown Summer Circus Camp for Kids is a fun, funky, creative and energetic summer program in Flagstaff! Children and youth (ages 7-13) of all types and ability levels will be encouraged to achieve their highest potential through learning circus skills such as stilt walking, acro balance, tumbling, clowning, aerial dance and trapeze, juggling and[...]
Jul 11 @ 6:00 pm – Aug 22 @ 8:00 pm Coconino Center for the Arts
*This workshop is FULL, please check back for fall improv workshop announcements Students will engage  in the fundamentals of improv during this seven-week workshop series. The way to build the highest tower is with a strong base.  The workshop is designed for a wide range of experience and comfort levels, from beginners with no practical theater[...]
Jul 21 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm Coconino Center for the Arts
In Lakota tradition the night sky is the home of the Star People—the spirits of our ancestors. Using contemporary colorful illustrations, author and illustrator, S.D. Nelson shares a unique way of seeing the night and making a connection with the natural world.  The stars are transformed into deer, galloping horses, hummingbirds and other winged beings[...]