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 2 @ 5:30 pm – 7:00 pm The Arboretum
Flagstaff Arts Council and The Arboretum at Flagstaff are pleased to present Jessica Fichot in concert at The Arboretum on July 2, 2016. Doors open at 4:45 pm and the concert is from 5:30 – 7 pm with an intermission. Los Angeles-based chanteuse/songwriter Jessica Fichot is a lot like her hometown of Paris: French at[...]
Jul 9 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm Coconino Center for The Arts
July 9th • 9am–12pm This workshop is SOLD OUT. We have added a second workshop on July 23 > Surface design is one of the most universal art forms. The patterns or colors on clothing, quilts, linens, wall art, or any other textile are examples of surface design. In this process-oriented workshop, Sharon Richards will[...]
Jul 9 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm Coconino Center for The Arts
July 9 • 2–3pm The Zentangle Method is an easy-to-learn, relaxing, and fun way to create beautiful images by drawing repeated patterns. It’s also a meditative drawing technique that has many benefits. It increases focus and creativity and provides artistic satisfaction along with an increased sense of personal well-being. With this method, anyone can create[...]
Jul 11 @ 9:00 am – Jul 15 @ 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 18 @ 9:00 am – Jul 22 @ 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 23 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm Coconino Center for The Arts
July 23 • 9am–12pm (the July 9 workshop sold out, so this workshop was added) Surface design is one of the most universal art forms. The patterns or colors on clothing, quilts, linens, wall art, or any other textile are examples of surface design. In this process-oriented workshop, Sharon Richards will provide students with fabrics[...]
Jul 23 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm Williams, Arizona
July 23 • 10am – 4pm A full day of hands-on clay work at Joni Pevarnik’s beautiful studio in Williams, Arizona. Participants will have the opportunity to work on the potter’s wheel as well as hand-build. Demonstrations of both techniques will take place in the morning and hands-on work by participants will be done in[...]
Jul 25 @ 9:00 am – Jul 29 @ 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 30 @ 9:00 am – Jul 31 @ 12:00 pm Coconino Center for The Arts
July 30 & 31 • 9am–12pm This workshop has SOLD OUT, so we created a second repeat workshop on August 6-7. Click here to view that workshop > Watersoluble graphite is one of the more versatile media: you can use it like a pencil to draw lines or do shading; when you use a wet[...]
Jul 30 @ 12:00 pm – 6:30 pm Coconino Center for The Arts
July 30 • 12pm until sunset ‘Painting in the Wild’, meditations for the beginning mind, is a day-long guided exploration of abstractions evoked by wild nature settings with creative meditations in oil painting. We will begin our exploitative adventure, observing the wild through short meditations that lead us into creative interpretations of the essence of[...]
Aug 5 @ 4:00 pm – 8:00 pm Downtown Flagstaff, many venues
View the Interactive Online ArtWalk Map > First Friday ArtWalk is one of Northern Arizona’s premier arts events. Each first Friday of the month, art galleries and businesses in historic Downtown Flagstaff open their doors from 4-8pm with special art exhibitions, performances, live music, treats and much much more. Many downtown hot spots remain open[...]
Aug 6 @ 9:00 am – Aug 7 @ 12:00 pm Coconino Center for The Arts
August 6-7 • 9am–12pm (This workshop was added because the original workshop in July sold out.) Watersoluble graphite is one of the more versatile media: you can use it like a pencil to draw lines or do shading; when you use a wet brush, it behaves like watercolor (minus the color). Watersoluble graphite is great[...]