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 14 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
Basics of Botanical Illustration Workshop - SOLD OUT @ Coconino Center for the Arts
9:00 am
Learn the basics of botanical illustration with Sheila Murray, Arboretum Research Botanist and Artist. Learn how to translate what you see in the natural world into scientifically accurate and aesthetically pleasing works of art. Basic skills learned will include composition, three-dimensional rendering, black ink pen technique, some botanical anatomy fundamentals, and drawing from herbarium specimens.[...]
Open Figure Drawing @ Coconino Center for the Arts
Jul 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 Monday evenings, 6-9pm, June 3- July 22, 2019 *Make up date schedule for July 29. Drop-ins welcome! 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[...]
Navajo Rug Auction 2019 @ Museum of Northern Arizona
Jul 20 @ 9:00 am – 6:00 pm
Navajo Rug Auction 2019 @ Museum of Northern Arizona | Flagstaff | Arizona | United States
9:00 am
Over 300 original Navajo weavings are on the auction block in this fun, fast-paced event. Learn about Navajo weavings, meet the weavers and enjoy Navajo tacos and frybread. This event is held at the Museum of Northern Arizona on Saturday, July 20, 2019. There is no cost to attend and register for a bidder number.[...]
Open Figure Drawing @ Coconino Center for the Arts
Jul 22 @ 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 Monday evenings, 6-9pm, June 3- July 22, 2019 *Make up date schedule for July 29. Drop-ins welcome! 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[...]
Open Figure Drawing @ Coconino Center for the Arts
Jul 29 @ 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 Monday evenings, 6-9pm, June 3- July 22, 2019 *Make up date schedule for July 29. Drop-ins welcome! 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[...]
SPACE BETWEEN – Opening Reception @ Coconino Center for the Arts
Aug 24 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
SPACE BETWEEN - Opening Reception @ Coconino Center for the Arts | Flagstaff | Arizona | United States
6:00 pm
SPACE BETWEEN is an exploration of two artists with adjacent yet distinctive styles. Both Flagstaff locals, Sky Black and Jacques Cazaubon Seronde (“Cazo”) both strive to create works that are accessible to the viewer while maintaining an endowment of the unexpected. Whether this breach of expectation comes in the form of figures and foliage emerging from[...]
Bill Callahan @ Coconino Center for the Arts
Sep 2 @ 8:00 pm
Bill Callahan @ Coconino Center for the Arts
8:00 pm
Greenhouse Productions and the Flagstaff Arts Council present Bill Callahan With Jake Xerxes Fussell After almost 20 years of using the alias Smog for his music, Bill Callahan switched to his given name for his releases after 2005’s A River Ain’t Too Much to Love. The 2007 EP Diamond Dancer and full-length Woke on a Whaleheartboth mixed the intimate, reflective, largely acoustic sound[...]
Old Blind Dogs @ Coconino Center for the Arts
Sep 13 @ 7:30 pm
Old Blind Dogs @ Coconino Center for the Arts
7:30 pm
Living Traditions Presentations and the Flagstaff Arts Council present Old Blind Dogs Since forming in the early 1990’s, Old Blind Dogs have stood on the cutting edge of Scotland’s roots revival. The band has developed its own trademark style with an energetic mix of songs and tunes. Dynamic percussion, polished vocals, soaring fiddle and stirring[...]
Sep 26 @ 7:30 pm
Sway Wild (featuring Mandy Fer & Dave McGraw) @ Coconino Center for the Arts
7:30 pm
Flagstaff Arts Council present Sway Wild (featuring Mandy Fer & Dave McGraw) Album Release Show Internationally-acclaimed songwriters Mandy Fer & Dave McGraw (from San Juan Island, Washington State, US), now joined by long-time friend and bassist Thom Lord, are back at it with a new sound, new album and new name – Sway Wild! Their exceptional harmonies[...]
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[...]