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

Sci Talks @ Coconino Center for the Arts
Sep 27 @ 6:30 pm
Sci Talks @ Coconino Center for the Arts
6:30 pm
Flagstaff Festival of Science presents Sci Talks The 2019 SCI Talks, a signature event of the Flagstaff Festival of Science, feature TEDx style presentations from local scientists, artists and educators. The four talks include: Dr. Jane Marks, NAU: A River Reborn – The Restoration of Fossil Creek Victor Leshyk, NAU: ACCURATE PASSION: Fine Art in the Service[...]
Astrophotography Workshop w/ Abe Snider @ Coconino Center for the Arts
Sep 28 @ 8:00 pm – 11:00 pm
Astrophotography Workshop w/ Abe Snider @ Coconino Center for the Arts
8:00 pm
Learn Astrophotography with photographer Abe Snider Begin at the Coconino Center for the Arts with a presentation on best practices for night shooting. We will discuss a range of topics including how to find a dark sky area and preparing for the shot, an overview of camera and lens settings, how to focus a lens[...]
Stone Balancing Workshop 2019 @ Coconino Center for the Arts
Sep 29 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
Stone Balancing Workshop 2019 @ Coconino Center for the Arts | Flagstaff | Arizona | United States
9:00 am
Local artist and landscape designer, Pieter Schaafsma will provide a discussion on the aesthetics of Stone Balancing and the place and time for stone balances in nature.  Recent controversial concerns about the movement of rocks in the wilderness will be addressed in this eye opening talk. Demonstrations by four expert stone balancing artists, Simone Campisano,[...]
Open Figure Drawing @ Coconino Center for the Arts
Oct 1 @ 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 Tuesday evenings, 6-9pm, September 10 – October 29, 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[...]
Daimh @ Coconino Center for the Arts
Oct 4 @ 7:30 pm
Daimh @ Coconino Center for the Arts
7:30 pm
Living Tradition Presentations and the Flagstaff Arts Council present Daimh                        ‘One of the most exhilarating acoustic bands on the Celtic map’ Irish Music Magazine    ‘Their music is powerhouse stuff, and their gigs are an overwhelming and exuberant experience.’ Songlines  Taking their name from the Scottish Gaelic[...]
Open Figure Drawing @ Coconino Center for the Arts
Oct 8 @ 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 Tuesday evenings, 6-9pm, September 10 – October 29, 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[...]
Sailing Into Oblivion @ Coconino Center for the Arts
Oct 12 @ 6:30 pm
Sailing Into Oblivion @ Coconino Center for the Arts
6:30 pm
Flagstaff Ski & Snowboard Team Present Sailing into Oblivion, a Talk with Jerome Rand Beer, Wine and Appetizers Raffle and Silent Auction   Growing up in Northern Michigan, Jerome Rand had a late start in the world of sailing. It wasn’t until the age of 18 that sailing became the main focus of his life.[...]
Open Figure Drawing @ Coconino Center for the Arts
Oct 15 @ 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 Tuesday evenings, 6-9pm, September 10 – October 29, 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[...]
Flagstaff 2030: Community Vision Meeting @ Coconino Center for the Arts
Oct 16 @ 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm
Flagstaff 2030: Community Vision Meeting @ Coconino Center for the Arts
5:30 pm
Please join us this Wednesday, October 16, 2019 at 5:30pm. We will explore three key questions: How do we foster an even stronger creative economy? What collectively inspires us and makes Flagstaff unique? (Hint: the intersection of art & science is key.) And, how do we promote cultural equity and consciousness? These questions could greatly[...]
Maria Muldaur @ Coconino Center for the Arts
Oct 18 @ 7:30 pm
Maria Muldaur @ Coconino Center for the Arts
7:30 pm
Greenhouse Productions and the Flagstaff Arts Council present Maria Muldaur 2019 Grammy Nominee for Best Traditional Blues Album Maria Muldaur is best known worldwide for her 1974 megahit “Midnight at the Oasis,” which received several Grammy nominations and enshrined her forever in the hearts of baby boomers everywhere. But despite her considerable pop-music success, her[...]