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

Travel Memories in Watercolor Workshop @ Coconino Center for the Arts
Apr 20 @ 9:00 am – 1:00 pm
Travel Memories in Watercolor Workshop @ Coconino Center for the Arts
9:00 am
Travel Memories in Watercolor workshop with Pieter Schaafsma, Saturday April 20, 2019. One of the most rewarding ways of recording your travel memories is through the use of a small sketchbook, a pencil and watercolor kit.  Join watercolor artist Pieter Schaafsma who will teach simple techniques to organize a travel sketchbook, basic tools and how to use[...]
Open Figure Drawing Sessions @ Coconino Center for the Arts
Apr 21 @ 3:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Open Figure Drawing Sessions @ Coconino Center for the Arts
3:00 pm
Open Figure Drawing sessions with moderator, Shawn Skabelund Every Sunday, March 17- May 5, 2019 The Flagstaff Arts Council will host open sessions for artists to draw from a live model in the main gallery at the Coconino Center for the Arts. The eight-week series is for those artists who would like to practice drawing[...]
Intermediate & Advanced Figure Drawing @ Coconino Center for the Arts
Apr 22 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Intermediate & Advanced Figure Drawing @ Coconino Center for the Arts
6:00 pm
The Flagstaff Arts Council presents a weekly Figure Drawing Workshop led by Shawn Skabelund beginning Monday, March 11, 2019! This Intermediate level workshop consists of 7 three-hour sessions drawing from a live model. The sessions will be held in the gallery at the Coconino Center for the Arts on Monday evenings, 6-9pm Nothing can be[...]
Open Figure Drawing Sessions @ Coconino Center for the Arts
Apr 28 @ 3:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Open Figure Drawing Sessions @ Coconino Center for the Arts
3:00 pm
Open Figure Drawing sessions with moderator, Shawn Skabelund Every Sunday, March 17- May 5, 2019 The Flagstaff Arts Council will host open sessions for artists to draw from a live model in the main gallery at the Coconino Center for the Arts. The eight-week series is for those artists who would like to practice drawing[...]
Open Figure Drawing Sessions @ Coconino Center for the Arts
May 5 @ 3:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Open Figure Drawing Sessions @ Coconino Center for the Arts
3:00 pm
Open Figure Drawing sessions with moderator, Shawn Skabelund Every Sunday, March 17- May 5, 2019 The Flagstaff Arts Council will host open sessions for artists to draw from a live model in the main gallery at the Coconino Center for the Arts. The eight-week series is for those artists who would like to practice drawing[...]
Modern Free-Form Embroidery Workshop @ Coconino Center for the Arts
May 11 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Modern Free-Form Embroidery Workshop @ Coconino Center for the Arts
1:00 pm
Learn to embroider your jeans, your knitting, and anything else you’d like to stitch on! We’ll explore crewel and sashiko styles in this workshop focused on free-form embroidery with thread and wool yarn. Sample different techniques and materials, and learn tips for planning and transferring designs. Come prepared to experiment, have fun, and begin to[...]
Seeking Sponsorships Workshop @ Coconino Center for the Arts
May 18 @ 9:00 am – 1:00 pm
Seeking Sponsorships Workshop @ Coconino Center for the Arts
9:00 am
Seeking Sponsorships for Non-Profits with  Jenean (Merk) Perelstein May 18, 2019 The Flagstaff Arts Council presents a new workshop on Seeking Sponsorships for Non-Profits with local leadership guru, Jenean (Merk) Perelstein. Jenean knows how to help get out of your own way and take the necessary steps to attaining financial success for your non-profit business.[...]
Open Figure Drawing @ Coconino Center for the Arts
Jun 3 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Open Figure Drawing @ Coconino Center for the Arts
6:00 pm
Open Figure Drawing sessions with moderator, Frederica Hall June 3- July 22, 2019 Monday evenings. 6-9p The Flagstaff Arts Council will host open sessions for artists to draw from a live model in the main gallery at the Coconino Center for the Arts. The eight-week series is for those artists who would like to practice[...]
Dive into Natural Dyes w/ Tasha Griffith @ Coconino Center for the Arts
Jun 9 @ 9:30 am – 4:00 pm
Dive into Natural Dyes w/ Tasha Griffith @ Coconino Center for the Arts
9:30 am
Dive into Natural Dyes w/ Tasha Griffith Learn everything you need to know to begin working with natural dyes or to switch your creative practice from chemical dyes to use colors from nature. We’ll cover the best practices to get vibrant colors on animal and plant fibers, using dyes from our local area, as well[...]
Open Figure Drawing @ Coconino Center for the Arts
Jun 10 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Open Figure Drawing @ Coconino Center for the Arts
6:00 pm
Open Figure Drawing sessions with moderator, Frederica Hall June 3- July 22, 2019 Monday evenings. 6-9p The Flagstaff Arts Council will host open sessions for artists to draw from a live model in the main gallery at the Coconino Center for the Arts. The eight-week series is for those artists who would like to practice[...]