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

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[...]
Aug 6 @ 5:30 pm – 7:00 pm The Arboretum
  Flagstaff Arts Council and The Arboretum at Flagstaff are pleased to present New West Guitar Group featuring Sara Gazarek in concert at The Arboretum on August 6, 2016. Doors open at 4:45 pm and the concert is from 5:30 – 7 pm with an intermission. Over the last ten years, the New West Guitar Group (NWGG) has[...]
Aug 20 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm Coconino Center for the Arts
The Road Ahead celebrates the highly original work created by adult artists with developmental disabilities. Four venues in the United States that serve adults with development disabilities with art programs have partnered to develop this unique traveling exhibition. This includes Flagstaff’s own Hozhoni Foundation. The exhibition will open with a Members’ Preview Reception on Saturday,[...]
Aug 27 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm Coconino Center for the Arts
The Road Ahead celebrates the highly original work created by adult artists with developmental disabilities. Four venues in the United States that serve adults with development disabilities with art programs have partnered to develop this unique traveling exhibition. This includes Flagstaff’s own Hozhoni Foundation. The exhibition will open with a Members’ Preview Reception on Saturday,[...]
Aug 30 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm Coconino Center for the Arts
Flagstaff Arts Council is pleased to present another 6-week series of Introduction to Improvisational Comedy Workshops with Garrison Garcia. Classes will meet weekly on Tuesday evenings, 6–8pm, from August 30 through October 4, 2016, at the Coconino Center for the Arts. There will be a final performance on Tuesday, October 11 at 6pm. Participants in these workshops will learn[...]
Aug 31 @ 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm Flagstaff City Hall
To celebrate this year’s recipients of grant funding through the Art & Science Fund grant program, the Flagstaff Arts Council will host a reception at Flagstaff City Hall in Council Chambers on Wednesday, August 31, 2016, at 5pm. The event will include highlights of this year’s funded programs, an update on the next economic impact[...]
Sep 2 @ 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[...]
Sep 3 @ 5:30 pm – 7:00 pm The Arboretum
Flagstaff Arts Council and The Arboretum at Flagstaff are pleased to present The Honey Dewdrops in concert at The Arboretum on September 3, 2016. Doors open at 4:45 pm and the concert is from 5:30 – 7 pm with an intermission. Laura Wortman and Kagey Parrish share more than most couples. As the Honey Dewdrops,[...]
Sep 18 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm Coconino Center for the Arts
Workshop and demonstrations led by experts in stone balancing will take place at the Coconino Center for the Arts on Sunday, September 18 from 9 am to 12 pm. Tickets are $25 to participate at the Coconino Center for the arts. The workshops will be held by instructors, Peter Juhl and Pieter Schaafsma teaching people the art[...]
Sep 19 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm Coconino Center for the Arts
This fall, the Flagstaff Arts Council will host open sessions for artists to draw from a live model. The sessions will be held in the gallery at the Coconino Center for the Arts on Monday evenings, 6-9pm, for six weeks from September 19 through October 24, 2016. The six-week series is for those artists who[...]
Sep 26 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm Coconino Center for the Arts
This fall, the Flagstaff Arts Council will host open sessions for artists to draw from a live model. The sessions will be held in the gallery at the Coconino Center for the Arts on Monday evenings, 6-9pm, for six weeks from September 19 through October 24, 2016. The six-week series is for those artists who[...]
Sep 30 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm Coconino Center for the Arts
Flagstaff Arts Council is pleased to partner with the Flagstaff Festival of Science to present SCI Talks Friday September 30, 2016 at The Coconino Center for the Arts. The   event is free, and open to the public, and will feature four 20 minute presentations. Doors will open at 6pm, presentations begin at 6:30pm. Beer and wine will be available[...]