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 15 @ 11:00 am – Oct 28 @ 5:00 pm Coconino Center for the Arts
Exhibition Now Open: Tuesdays – Saturdays 11:00am-5:00pm Hope and Trauma in a Poisoned Land explores the impact of uranium mining on Navajo lands and people. The art exhibition features work by 21 local and regional artists, including Navajo and non-Native artists. The show opened with a Preview Night for Arts Council members on Saturday, August[...]
Sep 23 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm Coconino Center for the Arts
Hope and Trauma in a Poisoned Land will explore the impact of uranium mining on Navajo lands and people. The art exhibition will feature work by more than two dozen artists, including Navajo and Native artists. The show will be open to the public August 15 – October 28, 2017. This event is a special[...]
Sep 23 @ 8:00 pm – 10:30 pm Coconino Center for the Arts
Billboard’s Breakout Band at SXSW 2015, Huffington Post’s Sweet Sixteen of 2016, and Yahoo Music’s Top Ten Bands to Watch 2017… Described by John Sinkevics of Local Spins as “genre-melding indie-folk,” The Accidentals (Sav Buist, Katie Larson, and Michael Dause) exhibit “a musical and lyrical sophistication that outstrips most mainstream bands.” From 2012-2014, The Accidentals[...]
Sep 24 @ 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 24 from 9 am to 12 pm. The workshop will be hosted by instructors, Douglas Case and Pieter Schaafsma  teaching people the art form of stone balancing as well as how to photograph[...]
Sep 25 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm Coconino Center for the Arts
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 practice drawing or other art working from a live model but do not wish to have instruction. Participants[...]
Sep 25 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm Coconino Center for the Arts
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 practice drawing or other art working from a live model but do not wish to have instruction. Participants[...]
Sep 26 @ 5:30 pm – 7:00 pm Coconino Center for the Arts
This special lecture presentation will explore the impacts of uranium mining and contamination on the environment and on the health of people and animals. There are over 500 abandoned uranium mines in the Navajo Nation alone – and many more throughout the western United States. What is the consequence of these mines on the land,[...]
Sep 29 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm Coconino Center for the Arts
SCI Talks is special event of short, TED Talk-style presentations produced by the Flagstaff Festival of Science. The event features four different science lectures on topics from ranging from mammoths to art, and plagues to education. The topics and speakers for 2017 SCI Talks are: Serendipity in Science: A Mammoth Project, presented by David Gillette[...]
Sep 30 @ 7:30 pm – 10:00 pm Coconino Center for the Arts
Hushed intimacy. Gorgeous harmonies. Flagstaff indie-folk band Tow’rs will draw you in and keep your heart. Flagstaff Arts Council is pleased to present Tow’rs in concert at the Coconino Center for the Arts on Saturday, September 30, 2017. Doors open at 6:30pm and the Concert begins at 7:30pm with opener, Holly Arrowsmith. The indie-folk genre[...]
Oct 2 @ 1:00 pm – 5:00 pm Coconino Center for the Arts
The Flagstaff Art & Science Forum is a gathering of professionals, Board members, artists, promoters, and educators working in the arts, culture, and/or sciences field in the greater Flagstaff area. It’s mini-conference for Flagstaff’s arts and sciences. How do we work together to build the cultural sector in Flagstaff? What needs should be prioritized? What[...]
Oct 2 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm Coconino Center for the Arts
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 practice drawing or other art working from a live model but do not wish to have instruction. Participants[...]
Oct 2 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm Coconino Center for the Arts
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 practice drawing or other art working from a live model but do not wish to have instruction. Participants[...]