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

May 19 @ 9:00 am – 1:00 pm Coconino Center for the Arts
The Arts Council is pleased to present the Financial Literacy for Non-Profits workshop, as part of the ArtBox Institute. Financial literacy made easy for non-profits! In this half-day workshop, Flagstaff CPA LuAnn Roberts will help participants understand non-profit accounting. Learn how to create reliable data and generate strong reports for your Board, for grant applications,[...]
Jun 9 @ 9:00 am – 6:00 pm Museum of Northern Arizona
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, June 9, 2018. There is no cost to attend and register for a bidder number.[...]
Oct 26 @ 9:00 am – 3:00 pm Coconino Center for the Arts
The Rayvan Group, based out of Phoenix, AZ, invites you to the Accelerate Your Non-Profit with their signature workshop. In this full-day event, they will help your organization design (or redesign) funding strategies to do more than keep your doors open. [button link=”https://910west.wufoo.com/forms/zxr93iv0edtc34/” color=”default” size=”” stretch=”” type=”” shape=”” target=”_self” title=”” gradient_colors=”|” gradient_hover_colors=”|” accent_color=”” accent_hover_color=”” bevel_color=””[...]
Feb 7 @ 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm Coconino Center for the Arts
The Flagstaff Arts Council is excited to present the 2019 Viola Awards Nominee Showcase Thursday, February 7th at the Coconino Center for the Arts. The evening will feature live music, storytelling, visual art, theater, dance and showcase the finalists of the 2019 Viola Awards. Join us in honoring them! The winners will be announced at the[...]
Mar 2 @ 5:00 pm – 9:00 pm High Country Conference Center
The eleventh annual Viola Awards Gala will be held on Saturday, March 2, 2019, at High Country Conference Center in Flagstaff. The Viola Awards celebrate excellence in the arts and sciences in Flagstaff, Arizona. The Gala event feels a lot like the Oscars for the Flagstaff arts scene! Guests dress in fun and crazy outfits,[...]
Mar 30 @ 9:00 am – 12:30 pm Coconino Center for the Arts
TWO-DAY Workshop Sat, March 30 & Sun, March 31 | 9am-12:30pm The board of directors of a nonprofit organization is the ultimate governing body of the group. Individually and collectively, the board is responsible for financial oversight, providing leadership and direction, being transparent and accountable to its stakeholders, and protecting its legal liability. It’s rare[...]
Mar 31 @ 9:00 am – 12:30 pm Coconino Center for the Arts
TWO-DAY Workshop Sat, March 30 & Sun, March 31 | 9am-12:30pm The board of directors of a nonprofit organization is the ultimate governing body of the group. Individually and collectively, the board is responsible for financial oversight, providing leadership and direction, being transparent and accountable to its stakeholders, and protecting its legal liability. It’s rare[...]
May 18 @ 9:00 am – 1:00 pm Coconino Center for the Arts
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.[...]
May 30 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm Coconino Center for the Arts
Please join Congressman Tom O’Halleran, National Endowment for the Arts, Arizona Commission on the Arts and Flagstaff Arts Council for a Grants Workshop to learn how to harness resources to support your organization’s arts and cultural activities. Space is limited, please RSVP.
Jul 20 @ 9:00 am – 6:00 pm Museum of Northern Arizona
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.[...]
Nov 8 @ 10:00 am – 1:00 pm Coconino Center for the Arts
Speaking of Data and Building Blocks for Financial Health In this extended workshop, participants will take a deep-dive into their own organization’s data and practice learning from and using that data as part of their work. The workshop will also explore and practice using two elements of financial health: financial metrics, and financial projections. This intensive session is ideal for decision-making[...]
Mar 7 @ 5:00 pm – 9:00 pm High Country Conference Center
The twelfth annual Viola Awards Gala will be held on Saturday, March 2, 2019, at High Country Conference Center in Flagstaff. The Viola Awards celebrate excellence in the arts and sciences in Flagstaff, Arizona. The Gala event feels a lot like the Oscars for the Flagstaff arts scene! Guests dress in fun and crazy outfits,[...]