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 23 @ 11:00 am – Aug 15 @ 5:00 pm Coconino Center for the Arts
Journey is a new exhibition at the Coconino Center for the Arts featuring the artwork of Sei Saito, an accomplished Japanese artist living in Flagstaff. Saito creates large scale acrylic paintings ranging in size as big as 8 feet tall. The opening reception for the new exhibition is set for Friday, June 19, 6-8pm. Saito[...]
Jul 18 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm Coconino Center for the Arts
The Flagstaff Shakespeare Festival will perform, “Twelfth Night” at Coconino Center for the Arts, July 17, 18, 24 & 25 at 7:30pm and July 19 & 26 at 3:00pm at Heritage Square. Twelfth Night, or What You Will is a comedy by William Shakespeare, believed to have been written around 1601–02 as a Twelfth Night of entertainment for the close of the Christmas season.[...]
Jul 20 @ 9:00 am – Aug 7 @ 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 7-17) 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 more![...]
Jul 21 @ 6:00 pm – Aug 25 @ 8:00 pm Coconino Center for the Arts
Flagstaff Arts Council is pleased to present Improvisational Comedy Workshops with Garrison Garcia, taking place in weekly sessions on Tuesdays between July 21st and August 25th, 2015. The workshop will be held at the Coconino Center for the Arts, at 6:00- 8:00 p.m each Tuesday, culminating with a performance on Tuesday, September 1, at 7:00 p.m.[...]
Jul 24 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm Coconino Center for the Arts
The Flagstaff Shakespeare Festival will perform, “Twelfth Night” at Coconino Center for the Arts, July 17, 18, 24 & 25 at 7:30pm and July 19 & 26 at 3:00pm at Heritage Square. Twelfth Night, or What You Will is a comedy by William Shakespeare, believed to have been written around 1601–02 as a Twelfth Night of entertainment for the close of the Christmas season.[...]
Jul 25 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm Coconino Center for the Arts
The Flagstaff Shakespeare Festival will perform, “Twelfth Night” at Coconino Center for the Arts, July 17, 18, 24 & 25 at 7:30pm and July 19 & 26 at 3:00pm at Heritage Square. Twelfth Night, or What You Will is a comedy by William Shakespeare, believed to have been written around 1601–02 as a Twelfth Night of entertainment for the close of the Christmas season.[...]
Aug 1 @ 5:30 pm – 7:00 pm The Arboretum
Flagstaff Arts Council and The Arboretum at Flagstaff are pleased to present Julia Chacon Inspiration Flamenca  in concert at The Arboretum on Saturday, August 1, 2015. Doors open at 4:45 pm and the concert is from 5:30 – 7 pm with an intermission. Inspiración Flamenca uses dynamic, internationally-trained, professional flamenco dancers and musicians. Beautiful costumes, undulating[...]
Aug 8 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm Sei Saito's Studio
This workshop, Heart to Heart: Coaching the Artist Within, will focus on the ideas that make art. Participants will learn and experiment with different approaches to finding subject matter for the development of new art. The workshop will be held at Sei Saito’s studio in Doney Park just outside Flagstaff, Arizona. Workshop participants will be[...]
Aug 13 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm Coconino Center for the Arts
Artist Sei Saito will give a talk and gallery tour of her new art exhibition, Journey, at the Coconino Center for the Arts. The talk and tour will begin at 7pm. There will be time for questions. Journey is a new exhibition featuring the artwork of Sei Saito, an accomplished Japanese artist living in Flagstaff.[...]
Aug 27 @ 5:00 pm – 6:30 pm Flagstaff City Hall - Council Chambers
The Flagstaff Arts Council has announced recipients of the 2015-16 Art & Science Fund grant program. The Board of Directors of the Arts Council met in late June to ratify the recommendations of a citizen review panel, providing funds to non-profit organizations in support of art, culture and science programs that serve residents of and[...]
Sep 1 – Nov 17 all-day
Registration for the 2016 class of the ArtBox Institute is now open. Discover how to grow and build your portfolio and brand, and get your work in front of more people.  Open your art. The ArtBox Institute is a business training and professional development program for creatives, arts administrators and artists of any medium, any[...]
Sep 3 @ 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm Coconino Center for the Arts
Fires of Change is an NEA-funded art exhibition at the Coconino Center for the Arts. The exhibition explores, through the eyes of artists, the increase in severity, size and number of wildfires in the Southwest and their impact on the land. This preview reception for members of the Flagstaff Arts Council is scheduled for Thursday,[...]