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 24 @ 3:00 pm – Oct 25 @ 12:00 am
Flagstaff Arts Council announces the ArtBox Institute 2015. The ArtBox Institute is a four-month professional development program for creatives, arts administrators, gallery owners, and artists of any medium, any age, at any stage of a career. The ArtBox Institute recognizes the value of artists to express the human spirit and the power of learning to[...]
Sep 11 @ 12:30 am – 1:30 am Coconino Center for the Arts
Arizona Art Tank is returning. At regional events across the state, top applicants will pitch innovative arts-based venturesto a live audience and a panel of experts for a shot at up to $10,000 in seed funding. With the September 18 application deadline fast approaching, the Arizona Commission on the Arts is offering a unique opportunity[...]
Sep 20 @ 2:30 am – 4:30 am Coconino Center for the Arts
Greenhouse Productions and Flagstaff Arts Council proudly present Sean Hayes in concert with special guest Eric and Erica. The concert will take place at 7:30pm on Friday, September 19, 2014 in the indoor acoustic amphitheater at the Coconino Center for the Arts. Doors open at 6:30pm. Simple and straightforward, Sean Hayes’ warm, vibrato laden voice[...]
Sep 20 @ 4:00 pm – 7:00 pm Coconino Center for the Arts
Workshops led by experts in stone balancing will be taking place at the Coconino Center for the Arts on Saturday, September 20 from 9 am to 12 pm. Tickets are $40 to participate in all weekend festivities which include a pre-party with informational lectures at Criollo Latin Kitchen on Friday evening, workshops led by experts[...]
Sep 21 @ 1:00 am – 3:00 am Coconino Center for the Arts
Our receptions are the place to be! We’ll have live music, good food and drink, and many of the participating artists on hand to discuss their work. Be the first to see NightVisions V and Sky Black’s newest exhibition, My Beautiful Friends. This reception is part of the Flagstaff Festival of Science, free and open[...]
Sep 22 @ 1:00 am – 3:00 am Lowell Observatory
Garland Prairie Milky Way by Don Hutter NightVisions V Satellite Exhibition Opening Reception at Lowell Observatory Sunday, September 21, 2014 Ten Flagstaff artists will be exhibiting at Lowell Observatory in the lobby. The reception will be held from 6-8pm.  The Observatory’s Festival of Science Open House will run concurrently from 5-9:30pm, and will include free[...]
Sep 22 @ 2:00 am – 4:00 am Coconino Center for the Arts
Living Traditions Presentations and Flagstaff Arts Council present the traditional Irish band, Beoga, in concert at the Coconino Center for the Arts. The concert will take place at 7:00pm on September 21, 2014. Doors open at 6:30pm. Beoga (gaelic for ‘lively’) features five of the finest musicians in Northern Ireland. The band was drawn together[...]
Sep 23 @ 6:00 pm – Oct 30 @ 12:00 am Coconino Center for the Arts
Coming to the Coconino Center for the Arts for the fifth time, NightVisions V celebrates the beauty of the night sky. Nearly two-thirds of Americans live where they can no longer see the Milky Way galaxy because of light pollution. NightVisions seeks to re-open our positive connections to the natural night and to bridge the[...]
Sep 26 @ 1:30 am – 3:00 am Coconino Center for the Arts
Many dramas play out under the dark skies of a Flagstaff night. Foxes, skunks, raccoons, coyotes and a host of other animals wander our yards and streets. Often their behavior is directly influenced by the way we build our homes, landscape our yards and feed our pets. Learn about Flagstaff’s wild nightlife from NAU’s Tad[...]
Sep 29 @ 4:00 pm – 7:00 pm Coconino Center for the Arts
The Flagstaff Arts Council is pleased to offer Figure Drawing Classes with instructor Shawn Skabelund. The classes are for any level of student, from beginner (first time figure drawing) to established artist. The workshop consists of 6 three-hour sessions drawing from a live model. Skabelund will lead the class through a number of exercises to[...]
Sep 30 @ 1:00 am – 4:00 am Coconino Center for the Arts
The Flagstaff Arts Council is pleased to offer open session Figure Drawing with a live model. The session 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. These sessions are on Monday nights, six weeks, 6-9pm from September 29[...]
Oct 2 @ 12:00 am – 1:00 am Coconino Center for the Arts
Learn about the upcoming session of the ArtBox Institute in this one-hour information session. Arts Council staff will give a presentation about the curriculum, schedule, tuition, scholarship/grant opportunities and more about the 2015 ArtBox Institute. There will be time for questions. The ArtBox Institute (ABI) is a business training and professional development program for creatives,[...]