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

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[...]
Jul 20 @ 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, July 20, 2019. There is no cost to attend and register for a bidder number.[...]
Jul 22 @ 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[...]
Aug 3 @ 8:00 pm – 11:00 pm Coconino Center for the Arts
Learn Astrophotography with 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[...]
Sep 2 @ 8:00 pm Coconino Center for the Arts
Greenhouse Productions and the Flagstaff Arts Council present Bill Callahan With Jake Xerxes Fussell After almost 20 years of using the alias Smog for his music, Bill Callahan switched to his given name for his releases after 2005’s A River Ain’t Too Much to Love. The 2007 EP Diamond Dancer and full-length Woke on a Whaleheartboth mixed the intimate, reflective, largely acoustic sound[...]
Oct 26 @ 7:30 pm Coconino Center for the Arts
Greenhouse Productions and the Flagstaff Arts Council present The Accidentals Named among Yahoo Music’s “Top 10 Bands to Watch in 2017,” The Accidentals’ adventure began in their hometown of Traverse City, MI. The female-fronted, multi-instrumentalist power trio, The Accidentals (Sav Buist, Katie Larson, and Michael Dause) kicked off 2018 with the release of their debut album, Odyssey, with Sony Masterworks.[...]