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 16 @ 12:30 am – 2:00 am Coconino Center for the Arts
Renowned artist Tina Mion will be giving a presentation about her work and her latest art exhibition, Memento Mori at the Coconino Center for the Arts, on Friday, August 15. Her rich paintings truly come to life when she discusses them in detail and shares the stories behind them. Mion will walk patrons through the[...]
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[...]
Aug 29 @ 12:00 am – 1:30 am Flagstaff City Hall - Council Chambers
In celebration of the City of Flagstaff’s investment in the arts and sciences, the Flagstaff Arts Council will host a public reception on Thursday, August 28, at 5:30pm* in the Flagstaff City Hall Council Chambers. The reception celebrates the many recipients of Art & Science Fund grants through the Arts Council and their hard work[...]
Sep 6 @ 1:00 am – 4:00 am Firecreek Coffee Company
The Inaugural ArtBox Institute (ABI) Class of 2014 is ready to graduate! The group came together for the opening weekend retreat at the Coconino Center for the Arts in January 2014, and has been participating in ArtBox sessions since. This event features the artists in the 2014 ABI class in an art exhibition. The exhibition,[...]
Sep 7 @ 12:30 am – 2:00 am The Arboretum at Flagstaff
Flagstaff Arts Council and The Arboretum at Flagstaff are pleased to present Traveler in concert at The Arboretum on September 6, 2014. Doors open at 4:45 pm and the concert is from 5:30 – 7 pm with an intermission. Traveler’s sound is an innovative fusion of World Music and Rock. Using traditional ethnic instruments combined[...]
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[...]