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

May 17 @ 4:00 pm – 4:30 pm Coconino Center for the Arts
“You can’t see it, can’t smell it, can’t taste it, can’t talk about it” Community Reading Performances of Chernobyl Voices on Wednesday April 18, 4:00-4:30pm Saturday May 5, 1-1:30pm Thursday May 17, 4:00-4:30pm as part of the exhibition ECHOES OF LOSS: ARTISTIC RESPONSES TO TRAUMA Members of the Flagstaff community read aloud fragments of survivor[...]
May 18 @ 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm Coconino Center for the Arts
Join us for Happy Hour at the Arts Center! Featuring the new art exhibition Emergence, currently on view in the Hidden Light gallery, Michael Pierre Price’s MAPS: Enigmatic Landscapes in the Jewel Gallery, and Echoes of Loss in the Main Gallery. Happy Hour will be 4-6pm. There will be an Artist Talk by Michael Pierre Price[...]
Jun 22 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm Coconino Center for the Arts
Legacy: Don Bendel will feature selected works of ceramic art by Dr. Don Bendel, a long-time Flagstaff artist, educator and leader. The exhibition in the Main Gallery at the Coconino Center for the Arts in Flagstaff, Arizona, will open with a reception Friday, June 22, 2018, and remain open through August 25, 2018. The reception will[...]
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 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[...]
Nov 10 @ 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm Coconino Center for the Arts
We welcome Arts Council Members to join us for a special preview of the It’s Elemental exhibition 2018 on Saturday, November 10, at 5pm. The event will be followed by the Public Opening Reception 6-8 p.m. The popular fine craft exhibition, It’s Elemental, showcases works of art by the finest craftspeople in Northern Arizona. The annual juried show features jewelry,[...]
Nov 10 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm Coconino Center for the Arts
All are welcome to attend the The Public Opening Reception on Saturday, November 10, 6-8 p.m. The popular fine craft exhibition, It’s Elemental, showcases works of art by the finest craftspeople in Northern Arizona. The annual juried show features jewelry, ceramics, glasswork, wood, furniture, fabric, sculpture and more. This year’s exhibition will be open November 13 – December 19, 2018, Tuesday-Saturday,[...]
Jan 12 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm Coconino Center for the Arts
The Flagstaff Arts Council is pleased to present the 10×10 Exhibition & Sale. This show features the work of 100 artists who have created new, original work and have donated each for sale to support the Coconino Center for the Arts. The small 10×10 size makes the purchase price fit most budgets and either adds[...]
Jan 31 @ 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm Nomads Global Lounge
The Arts Council is thrilled to welcome a new leader to its team, Executive Director, Jonathan Stone. He most recently served as Executive Director of the Downtown Oregon City Association. There, he introduced new community traditions and events as well as expanded outreach and partnerships. Under his leadership, Downtown Oregon City Association was awarded the prestigious[...]
Feb 23 @ 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm Coconino Center for the Arts
The Youth Art Exhibition, in the Main Gallery at the Coconino Center for the Arts, features artwork by K-12 students from all schools in the Flagstaff area. Paintings, drawings, photography, ceramics, and much more, with over 350 works of art! Who will be Flagstaff’s next premier artist? Find out at the 2018 Youth Art Exhibition.[...]
Apr 12 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm Coconino Center for the Arts
More than two-thirds of Americans live where they can no longer see the Milky Way galaxy because of light pollution. We have grown so isolated from night that in much of our culture it has become alien and fearful. NightVisions VII seeks to re-open our positive connections to the natural night and to bridge the[...]
Nov 9 @ 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm Coconino Center for the Arts
The Flagstaff Arts Council is excited to host the opening of the 2019 It’s Elemental with a Members’ Preview Saturday, November 9th, 5-6 p.m. followed by the Public Opening Reception 6-8 p.m. It’s Elemental is an annual exhibition at the Coconino Center for the Arts, serving as a perfect lead up to the holiday season.[...]