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 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[...]
Sep 10 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm Coconino Center for the Arts
Open Figure Drawing Sessions with moderator Frederica Hall Tuesday evenings, 6-9pm, September 10 – October 29, 2019 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[...]
Sep 13 @ 7:30 pm Coconino Center for the Arts
Living Traditions Presentations and the Flagstaff Arts Council present Old Blind Dogs Since forming in the early 1990’s, Old Blind Dogs have stood on the cutting edge of Scotland’s roots revival. The band has developed its own trademark style with an energetic mix of songs and tunes. Dynamic percussion, polished vocals, soaring fiddle and stirring[...]
Sep 17 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm Coconino Center for the Arts
Open Figure Drawing Sessions with moderator Frederica Hall Tuesday evenings, 6-9pm, September 10 – October 29, 2019 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[...]
Sep 24 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm Coconino Center for the Arts
Open Figure Drawing Sessions with moderator Frederica Hall Tuesday evenings, 6-9pm, September 10 – October 29, 2019 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[...]
Sep 26 @ 7:30 pm Coconino Center for the Arts
Flagstaff Arts Council present Sway Wild (featuring Mandy Fer & Dave McGraw) Album Release Show Internationally-acclaimed songwriters Mandy Fer & Dave McGraw (from San Juan Island, Washington State, US), now joined by long-time friend and bassist Thom Lord, are back at it with a new sound, new album and new name – Sway Wild! Their exceptional harmonies[...]
Sep 27 @ 6:30 pm Coconino Center for the Arts
Flagstaff Festival of Science presents Sci Talks The 2019 SCI Talks, a signature event of the Flagstaff Festival of Science, feature TEDx style presentations from local scientists, artists and educators. The four talks include: Dr. Jane Marks, NAU: A River Reborn – The Restoration of Fossil Creek Victor Leshyk, NAU: ACCURATE PASSION: Fine Art in the Service[...]
Sep 28 @ 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 29 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm Coconino Center for the Arts
Local artist and landscape designer, Pieter Schaafsma will provide a discussion on the aesthetics of Stone Balancing and the place and time for stone balances in nature.  Recent controversial concerns about the movement of rocks in the wilderness will be addressed in this eye opening talk. Demonstrations by four expert stone balancing artists, Simone Campisano,[...]
Sep 30 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm Coconino Center for the Arts
*This workshop has been postponed to January 2020. Confirmed dates will be announced soon. The Flagstaff Arts Council presents a weekly Figure Drawing Workshop led by Shawn Skabelund beginning  Monday, September 30th, 2019! The workshop consists of 5 three-hour sessions drawing from a live model. The sessions will be held in the gallery at the[...]
Oct 1 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm Coconino Center for the Arts
Open Figure Drawing Sessions with moderator Frederica Hall Tuesday evenings, 6-9pm, September 10 – October 29, 2019 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[...]
Oct 4 @ 7:30 pm Coconino Center for the Arts
Living Tradition Presentations and the Flagstaff Arts Council present Daimh                        ‘One of the most exhilarating acoustic bands on the Celtic map’ Irish Music Magazine    ‘Their music is powerhouse stuff, and their gigs are an overwhelming and exuberant experience.’ Songlines  Taking their name from the Scottish Gaelic[...]