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

Jun 28 @ 5:00 pm – Jun 30 @ 1:00 am Coconino Center for the Arts
100 musical acts on four different stages! The Flagstaff Folk Festival is for music lovers, sunshine lovers, casual concert lovers, cool pine lovers, string instrument lovers, and festival lovers. Presented by Flagstaff Friends of Traditional Music, the Flagstaff Folk Festival takes place at the Coconino Center for the Arts and Arizona Historical Society Pioneer Museum,[...]
Dec 6 @ 5:00 pm – Dec 7 @ 11:00 pm Coconino Center for the Arts
The Fine Craft Sale features 20 unique local artists in a marketplace setting. The event is perfectly timed – and affordably priced – just for the holiday season. Buy local – and buy from artists! You support local artists and give gifts that are one-of-a-kind, handmade works of art. Plus, we’ll have artist demonstrations, music[...]
Jun 27 @ 10:00 am – Jun 28 @ 6:00 pm Coconino Center for the Arts
The 14th annual Flagstaff Folk Festival proudly showcases the best in folk and acoustic music in Arizona and beyond. The fun, family friendly weekend event features well over 100 acts on five different stages, plus workshops, jams, and more. There are food and music vendors, too. Don’t miss Flagstaff’s ultimate folk music event! The festival[...]
Sep 3 @ 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm Coconino Center for the Arts
Fires of Change is an NEA-funded art exhibition at the Coconino Center for the Arts. 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. This preview reception for members of the Flagstaff Arts Council is scheduled for Thursday,[...]
Sep 19 @ 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm Coconino Center for the Arts
Fires of Change is an NEA-funded art exhibition at the Coconino Center for the Arts. 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. A celebratory reception is scheduled for Saturday, September 19, as part of the Flagstaff[...]
Sep 20 @ 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm Coconino Center for the Arts
Talk #1: Perspectives on Fire, Culture and Climate Change Two of the artists featured in the Fires of Change exhibition are paired with an expert in wildfire and forest ecology to present unique insight into this project and wildfire. Patrons will learn about the Fire Science Bootcamp that the 11 artists attended in fall 2014[...]
Sep 22 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm Coconino Center for the Arts
The Curator of the Fires of Change exhibition, Shawn Skabelund (pictured), will talk about his approach to the exhibition, how the Fire Science Bootcamp impacted him and the artists, and what it was like working with the eleven artists. Pete Fulé, a professor in the School of Forestry at Northern Arizona University, will discuss the[...]
Sep 24 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm Coconino Center for the Arts
Please note: there has been a change in speaker. Fernanda Santos will be on assignment covering the Pope’s visit to America and is not available to provide the keynote presentation. Our keynote presentation for the Fires of Change exhibition is from Stephen Pyne, author, professor and speaker, who is known as one of the world’s[...]
Sep 27 @ 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm Coconino Center for the Arts
Talk #2: Perspectives on Fire, Culture and Climate Change Two of the artists featured in the Fires of Change exhibition are paired with an expert in wildfire and forest ecology to present unique insight into this project and wildfire. Patrons will learn about the Fire Science Bootcamp that the 11 artists attended in fall 2014[...]
Oct 17 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm Coconino Center for the Arts
Talk #3: Perspectives on Fire, Culture and Climate Change Two of the artists featured in the Fires of Change exhibition will present unique insight into this project and wildfire. Patrons will learn about the Fire Science Bootcamp that the 11 artists attended in fall 2014 and how it impacted their art for this exhibition. In[...]
Dec 5 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm Coconino Center for the Arts
TWO DAY EVENT – New Hours: Saturday 10a-5p & Sunday 12-4p The Fine Craft Sale features 20 unique local artists in a marketplace setting. The event is perfectly timed – and affordably-priced – just for the holiday season. Handmade art and fine craft on sale in the Marketplace: jewelry, clothing, pottery, ornaments, glass work, unique[...]
Dec 6 @ 12:00 pm – 4:00 pm Coconino Center for the Arts
TWO DAY EVENT – New Hours: Saturday 10a-5p & Sunday 12-4p The Fine Craft Sale features 20 unique local artists in a marketplace setting. The event is perfectly timed – and affordably-priced – just for the holiday season. Handmade art and fine craft on sale in the Marketplace: jewelry, clothing, pottery, ornaments, glass work, unique[...]