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 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 June 3- July 22, 2019 Monday evenings. 6-9p 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[...]
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 June 3- July 22, 2019 Monday evenings. 6-9p 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[...]
Jun 24 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm Coconino Center for the Arts
Open Figure Drawing sessions with moderator, Frederica Hall June 3- July 22, 2019 Monday evenings. 6-9p 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[...]
Jun 29 @ 10:00 am – 6:00 pm Coconino Center for the Arts
Flagstaff Friends of Traditional Music presents the 18th Annual Flagstaff Folk Festival at the Coconino Center for the Arts and Arizona Historical Society Pioneer Museum Saturday, June 29th & Sunday June 30th, 2019.  Proudly showcasing the best in folk and acoustic music in Arizona and beyond. We feature well over 100 acts on five stages,[...]
Jun 29 @ 7:00 pm Coconino Center for the Arts
Flagstaff Friends of Traditional Music & LuckyGirl Productions presents The Roots & Boots Allstar Band FeaturingThe Roots & Boots Music Camp Instructors: KC Groves, Peter McLaughlin, Chris Brashear, Matt Rolland,Rebekah Rolland, Avram Siegel & Julie Sullivan Please join us for an exciting evening at the Flagstaff Folk Festival’s first ever evening concert performance by this renowned[...]
Jun 30 @ 10:00 am – 6:00 pm Coconino Center for the Arts
Flagstaff Friends of Traditional Music presents the 18th Annual Flagstaff Folk Festival at the Coconino Center for the Arts and Arizona Historical Society Pioneer Museum Saturday, June 29th & Sunday June 30th, 2019.  Proudly showcasing the best in folk and acoustic music in Arizona and beyond. We feature well over 100 acts on five stages,[...]
Jul 1 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm Coconino Center for the Arts
Open Figure Drawing sessions with moderator, Frederica Hall June 3- July 22, 2019 Monday evenings. 6-9p 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[...]
Jul 8 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm Coconino Center for the Arts
Open Figure Drawing sessions with moderator, Frederica Hall June 3- July 22, 2019 Monday evenings. 6-9p 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[...]
Jul 14 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm Coconino Center for the Arts
Learn the basics of botanical illustration with Sheila Murray, Arboretum Research Botanist and Artist. Learn how to translate what you see in the natural world into scientifically accurate and aesthetically pleasing works of art. Basic skills learned will include composition, three-dimensional rendering, black ink pen technique, some botanical anatomy fundamentals, and drawing from herbarium specimens.[...]
Jul 15 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm Coconino Center for the Arts
Open Figure Drawing sessions with moderator, Frederica Hall June 3- July 22, 2019 Monday evenings. 6-9p 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[...]