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 4 @ 11:00 pm – May 5 @ 12:00 am
An Eco-spiritual Journey into the Heart of Consciousness – Film Screening and Discussion Wisdomkeepers, Paqo Andino is an inspirational, emotionally intimate documentary film experience exploring the heart-centered, celestially guided lifeways of the Andean Holy Mountain Tradition or Peru, one of our planet’s few remaining uninterrupted wisdom lineages. Filmed entirely on location in the Peruvian highlands, this[...]
Oct 9 @ 2:30 am – 4:30 am Coconino Center for the Arts
Human Nature Dance Theater presents Weatherwild, a contemporary dance performance. Weatherwild explores the following questions through dance, music and spoken word:  Does the weather affect your mood? Or is it the other way around? What if it rains because we are sad and happiness causes blue skies? And what about climate chaos? Do you feel[...]
May 27 @ 7:30 pm – 9:45 pm Coconino Center for the Arts
  Human Nature Dance Theater will perform an evening of dance, including “Migration”, a new work that explores current immigration issues through emotional personal experience, using a mix of dance, theater, spoken word and music. Imagine a time when you pack your essentials and walk out the door never to return. What if a disaster[...]
Jul 21 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm Coconino Center for the Arts
In Lakota tradition the night sky is the home of the Star People—the spirits of our ancestors. Using contemporary colorful illustrations, author and illustrator, S.D. Nelson shares a unique way of seeing the night and making a connection with the natural world.  The stars are transformed into deer, galloping horses, hummingbirds and other winged beings[...]
Jul 28 @ 8:00 pm – 10:00 pm Coconino Center for the Arts
NOTE: due to high interest in this event, we advise attendees to arrive early to secure seats. Seats are general admission, first-come, first-served. Doors open at 7pm; Show at 8pm. Photographer and filmmaker Harun Mehmedinovic will share time lapse films of the night sky from his Skyglow Project, and videos from other artists exploring the[...]
Sep 22 @ 7:30 pm – 9:45 pm Coconino Center for the Arts
Human Nature Dance Theatre debut at the Coconino Center for the Arts this fall, presented by The Flagstaff Arts Council. The show takes place on Saturday, September 22, 2018. Doors open at 7:00pm and the show begins at 7:30pm. Based out of Flagstaff, Human Nature Dance Theatre is a collaborative performance group that brings progressive[...]
Oct 5 @ 7:30 pm – 9:45 pm Coconino Center for the Arts
The Flagstaff Shakespeare Festival now in their 4th season, continue to deliver on their commitment to bringing exceptional and accessible classical theatre to northern Arizona and beyond. The 2018 season explores the tensions of social structures and generational expectations, and the inevitable consequences of oppression. Audiences will witness the destruction of societies and families as[...]
Oct 6 @ 7:30 pm – 9:45 pm Coconino Center for the Arts
The Flagstaff Shakespeare Festival now in their 4th season, continue to deliver on their commitment to bringing exceptional and accessible classical theatre to northern Arizona and beyond. The 2018 season explores the tensions of social structures and generational expectations, and the inevitable consequences of oppression. Audiences will witness the destruction of societies and families as[...]
Oct 7 @ 6:00 pm – 8:30 pm Coconino Center for the Arts
The Flag Wool and Fiber Festival, in conjunction with the Flagstaff Arts Council and Arizona Historical Society, is pleased to present a film screening of The Shepherdess of the Glaciers at the Coconino Center for the Arts on Sunday, October 7, 2018. The screening begins at 6:00 pm, followed by a Q&A session with director[...]
Oct 12 @ 7:30 pm – 9:45 pm Coconino Center for the Arts
The Flagstaff Shakespeare Festival now in their 4th season, continue to deliver on their commitment to bringing exceptional and accessible classical theatre to northern Arizona and beyond. The 2018 season explores the tensions of social structures and generational expectations, and the inevitable consequences of oppression. Audiences will witness the destruction of societies and families as[...]
Oct 13 @ 7:30 pm – 9:45 pm Coconino Center for the Arts
The Flagstaff Shakespeare Festival now in their 4th season, continue to deliver on their commitment to bringing exceptional and accessible classical theatre to northern Arizona and beyond. The 2018 season explores the tensions of social structures and generational expectations, and the inevitable consequences of oppression. Audiences will witness the destruction of societies and families as[...]
May 10 @ 7:30 pm Coconino Center for the Arts
Flagstaff Arts Council and Human Nature Dance Theater are pleased to present “River of Stars Show” in concert at Coconino Center for the Arts on Friday, May 10th, 2019. Doors open at 7:00 PM and the show beings at 7:30 PM. This performance is part of the 2019 Celebration of the Night. Flagstaff continues to[...]