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

Jul 11 @ 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 Thursday, July 10. 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 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[...]
Oct 2 @ 12:00 am – 1:00 am Coconino Center for the Arts
Learn about the upcoming session of the ArtBox Institute in this one-hour information session. Arts Council staff will give a presentation about the curriculum, schedule, tuition, scholarship/grant opportunities and more about the 2015 ArtBox Institute. There will be time for questions. The ArtBox Institute (ABI) is a business training and professional development program for creatives,[...]
Jul 9 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm Coconino Center for the Arts
Artist Sei Saito will give a talk and gallery tour of her new art exhibition, Journey, at the Coconino Center for the Arts. The talk and tour will begin at 7pm. There will be time for questions. Journey is a new exhibition featuring the artwork of Sei Saito, an accomplished Japanese artist living in Flagstaff.[...]
Jul 16 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm Coconino Center for the Arts
Prescott artist Jan Marshall will give an Artist Talk and slideshow presentation about her artwork at the Coconino Center for the Arts on Thursday, July 16, at 7pm. The Talk accompanies Marshall’s exhibition in the Jewel Gallery: The Space Between. The artist will discuss her entire body of work including and distinct from her exhibition.[...]
Aug 13 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm Coconino Center for the Arts
Artist Sei Saito will give a talk and gallery tour of her new art exhibition, Journey, at the Coconino Center for the Arts. The talk and tour will begin at 7pm. There will be time for questions. Journey is a new exhibition featuring the artwork of Sei Saito, an accomplished Japanese artist living in 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 25 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm Coconino Center for the Arts
Inspired by the proliferation and success of TED’s winning formula for engaging, short talks in an intimate, fun setting, the 2015 Flagstaff Festival of Science will be presenting the first annual SCI Talks (Science, Communication, Innovation) event. The SCI Talks will highlight local scientists and science educators sharing their research and innovative science communication ideas. Presentations from: Moses Milazzo, Ph.D from[...]
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[...]