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

Mar 3 @ 11:00 am – Apr 4 @ 5:00 pm Coconino Center for the Arts
See the future of art! The Youth Art Exhibition, in the Main Gallery, features artwork by K-12 students from all schools in the Flagstaff area. Paintings, drawings, photography, ceramics, and much more. See what the next generation of artists has in store for the art world! Chairs for Change, in the Jewel Gallery, features chairs,[...]
Apr 14 @ 11:00 am – Jun 6 @ 5:00 pm Coconino Center for the Arts
The new exhibition STEM City Arts features art that considers Science, Technology, Engineering and/or Math as its subject matter or as central to its creation. STEM City Arts is open Tuesday through Saturday, 11:00am – 5:00pm, April 14 – June 6, 2015. The exhibition features works including that of local artists and leading national and[...]
Jun 23 @ 11:00 am – Aug 15 @ 5:00 pm Coconino Center for the Arts
Journey is a new exhibition at the Coconino Center for the Arts featuring the artwork of Sei Saito, an accomplished Japanese artist living in Flagstaff. Saito creates large scale acrylic paintings ranging in size as big as 8 feet tall. The opening reception for the new exhibition is set for Friday, June 19, 6-8pm. Saito[...]
Sep 5 @ 11:00 am – Oct 31 @ 5:00 pm Coconino Center for the Arts
The Fires of Change Exhibition is an NEA-funded art exhibition open Tue-Sat 11a-5p. The exhibition explores, through the eyes of artists, the increase in severity, size and number of wildfires in the Southwest and their impact on the land. Fires of Change will be open from Sept. 5 – Oct. 31, 2015, Tuesday – Saturday,[...]
Nov 17 @ 11:00 am – Dec 19 @ 5:00 pm Coconino Center for the Arts
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 17 – December 19, 2015, Tuesday-Saturday, 11:00am-5:00pm. There will be a members’ preview Reception on Friday, November 13,[...]
Feb 27 @ 11:00 am – Apr 2 @ 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. OPEN: Tuesdays through Saturdays, 11am-5pm February 17 – April 2, 2016 See the Future of Art Over 350 works of art[...]
Oct 15 @ 11:00 am – Dec 17 @ 5:00 pm Coconino Center for the Arts
Open Tuesdays through Saturdays, 11am-5pm. Open in the new Hidden Light Gallery in the Coconino Center for the Arts, A Wild Beauty celebrates the character, beauty, and history of the land and people of Coconino County for its 125th Anniversary of its establishment. Founded in 1891, Coconino County is spread over 18,661 square miles, making[...]
Nov 15 @ 11:00 am – Dec 17 @ 5:00 pm Coconino Center for the Arts
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 15 – December 17, 2016, Tuesday-Saturday, 11:00am-5:00pm. There will be a Members’ Preview Reception on Friday, November 11,[...]
Jan 17 @ 11:00 am – Feb 11 @ 5:00 pm Coconino Center for the Arts
The Flagstaff Arts Council is pleased to present the 10×10 Exhibition & Sale. 10×10 features 100 artists working within a small size for new, original works of art. The 10×10 Exhibition & Sale is a fund raiser to support the Coconino Center for the Arts. In past years, the exhibition has featured well-known artists such[...]
May 27 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm Coconino Center for the Arts
Join us Saturday, May 27, 2017, from 5-7pm for a public reception of The Living Subject, a group exhibition featuring the work of three Arizona-based photographers: Lisa Langell, Don Lawrence, and Amy Martin.  In early April 2017, Hidden Light hosted a portfolio review open to all photographers in the region to have their work evaluated by[...]
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[...]
Nov 14 @ 11:00 am – Dec 16 @ 5:00 pm Coconino Center for the Arts
Exhibition Now Open: Tuesdays – Saturdays 11:00am-5:00pm It’s Elemental celebrates the talent and creativity of Arizona’s craftspeople by showcasing fine craft work that demonstrates a command of the medium and a high level of workmanship and design. The annual exhibition, hosted at the Coconino Center for the Arts in Flagstaff, serves as a perfect lead[...]