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

Sep 14 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm Coconino Center for the Arts
Thinking Like a Watershed: John Wesley Powell, and the Past and Future of the American Southwest John Wesley Powell understood the challenges of life in a land of little water like few others of his time, and his ideas for settlement of this region were visionary. As water becomes scarcer and more precious in the[...]
Sep 15 @ 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm Coconino Center for the Arts
The Arts Council is excited to present Hidden Landscapes: Yasuaki Onishi  in the Main Gallery at the Coconino Center for the Arts. The exhibition features site-specific immersive installation art by Japanese artist Yasuaki Onishi. This unique show will be created for the space at the Coconino Center for the Arts and opens with a Members’ Preview[...]
Sep 17 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm Coconino Center for the Arts
  The Flagstaff Arts Council is hosting open sessions for artists to draw from a live model in the main gallery at the Coconino Center for the Arts. This opportunity is for those artists who would like to practice drawing or other art working from a live model but do not wish to have instruction.[...]
Sep 22 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm Coconino Center for the Arts
The Arts Council is excited to present Hidden Landscapes: Yasuaki Onishi  in the Main Gallery at the Coconino Center for the Arts. The exhibition features site-specific immersive installation art by Japanese artist Yasuaki Onishi. This unique show will be created for the space at the Coconino Center for the Arts and opens with a Members’ Preview[...]
Sep 22 @ 7:30 pm – 9:45 pm Coconino Center for the Arts
Human Nature Dance Theatre debut at the Coconino Center for the Arts this fall, presented by The Flagstaff Arts Council. The show takes place on Saturday, September 22, 2018. Doors open at 7:00pm and the show begins at 7:30pm. Based out of Flagstaff, Human Nature Dance Theatre is a collaborative performance group that brings progressive[...]
Sep 23 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm Coconino Center for the Arts
The program will kick off with a video presentation by Michael Grab. Michael Grab is a world renowned stone balancing artist who believes that the art of rock balance combines mediation, balance and art.  Grab deems his practice, “Gravity Glue:, as gravity is the only “Glue” that holds these structures in equilibrium. Grab explains that[...]
Sep 24 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm Coconino Center for the Arts
  The Flagstaff Arts Council is hosting open sessions for artists to draw from a live model in the main gallery at the Coconino Center for the Arts. This opportunity is for those artists who would like to practice drawing or other art working from a live model but do not wish to have instruction.[...]
Sep 26 @ 7:30 pm – 10:30 pm Coconino Center for the Arts
Flagstaff Arts Council is pleased to present the Interference Series at the Coconino Center for the Arts on Wednesday, September 26 . Doors at 7:00pm and concert begins at 7:30pm. The Nakatani Gong Orchestra – NGO – is Tatsuya Nakatani’s large ensemble nomadic sound art project. Consisting of 17 of Nakatani’s adapted Gongs played with[...]
Sep 27 @ 7:30 pm – 10:00 pm Coconino Center for the Arts
Phoebe Hunt and The Gatherers debut at the Coconino Center for the Arts this fall.  The group is not your typical roots/ folk band and has been wowing audiences since the release of their latest album, Shanti’s Shadow. An accomplished Americana instrumentalist with foundations in jazz and swing music, Phoebe makes an impressive creative leap[...]
Sep 29 @ 8:00 pm – 9:30 pm Coconino Center for the Arts
Robert Frost, often considered to be the quintessential American poet of the 20th century, received four Pulitzer Prizes over the course of his career. He was known for sharing openly his thoughts on religion, science, radicals, rhymes–whatever was on his mind. In this spirit, This Verse Business not only draws on Frost’s poetic works and[...]
Oct 1 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm Coconino Center for the Arts
  The Flagstaff Arts Council is hosting open sessions for artists to draw from a live model in the main gallery at the Coconino Center for the Arts. This opportunity is for those artists who would like to practice drawing or other art working from a live model but do not wish to have instruction.[...]
Oct 3 @ 7:30 pm – 10:00 pm Coconino Center for the Arts
Flagstaff Arts Council is pleased to present Front Country at the Coconino Center for the Arts on Wednesday, October 3, 2018. Doors open at 6:30pm and the concert begins at 7:30pm. An acoustic band born in the land of tech innovation, Front Country was unlikely to be accepted as an authentic American roots band out[...]