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

Dec 2 @ 12:00 pm – 4:00 pm Coconino Center for the Arts
TWO DAY EVENT Saturday 10a-5p & Sunday 12-4p FREE & Open to the public The Fine Craft Sale features 21 unique local artists in a marketplace setting. The event is perfectly timed – and affordably-priced – just for the holiday season. Handmade art and fine craft on sale in the Marketplace: jewelry, clothing, pottery, ornaments,[...]
Jan 12 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm Coconino Center for the Arts
The Flagstaff Arts Council is pleased to present the 10×10 Exhibition & Sale. This show features the work of 100 artists who have created new, original work and have donated each for sale to support the Coconino Center for the Arts. The small 10×10 size makes the purchase price fit most budgets and either adds[...]
Jan 18 @ 7:30 pm – 9:00 pm Coconino Center for the Arts
The Incomplete Creature Artist talk by Rodrigo de Toledo about the Myth of the Incomplete Self exhibition The creator of the Myth of the Incomplete Self exhibition will reveal the meaning behind the mysterious symbols in display and their connection to ancient spiritual iconography. He will talk about his creative process, the project’s history, showcase the[...]
Feb 23 @ 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm Coconino Center for the Arts
The Youth Art Exhibition, in the Main Gallery at the Coconino Center for the Arts, features artwork by K-12 students from all schools in the Flagstaff area. Paintings, drawings, photography, ceramics, and much more, with over 350 works of art! Who will be Flagstaff’s next premier artist? Find out at the 2018 Youth Art Exhibition.[...]
Apr 12 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm Coconino Center for the Arts
More than two-thirds of Americans live where they can no longer see the Milky Way galaxy because of light pollution. We have grown so isolated from night that in much of our culture it has become alien and fearful. NightVisions VII seeks to re-open our positive connections to the natural night and to bridge the[...]
Apr 27 @ 7:00 pm Coconino Center for the Arts
Mary Layman’s favorite mammals are bats, and her enthusiasm for these remarkable animals will lead participants on an exploration filled with wonder and amazement. Learn how bats fly, what they eat, and why they play vital roles in nearly all ecosystems on Earth. “Miss Mary” has been an educator for 22 years, spending the first[...]
May 25 @ 6:30 pm Coconino Center for the Arts
Flagstaff Dark Skies Coalition is thrilled to announce the addition of a new Literary Event to the 2019 Celebration of the Night! This event will be a live reading and performance that features prose and poetry written by local writers paying tribute to Flagstaff’s lovely dark sky cityscape! The contributions will be chosen by a[...]
Jun 14 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm Coconino Center for the Arts
Our receptions are the place to be! We have live music, light refreshments, wine and beer, and many of our participating artists on hand. LOCAL : COLOR is an art exhibition about connections. We invited four seed artists who live in Flagstaff to participate. In turn, those seed artists each invited three more local artists, bringing[...]
Jun 29 @ 10:00 am – 6:00 pm Coconino Center for the Arts
Flagstaff Friends of Traditional Music presents the 18th Annual Flagstaff Folk Festival at the Coconino Center for the Arts and Arizona Historical Society Pioneer Museum Saturday, June 29th & Sunday June 30th, 2019.  Proudly showcasing the best in folk and acoustic music in Arizona and beyond. We feature well over 100 acts on five stages,[...]
Jun 30 @ 10:00 am – 6:00 pm Coconino Center for the Arts
Flagstaff Friends of Traditional Music presents the 18th Annual Flagstaff Folk Festival at the Coconino Center for the Arts and Arizona Historical Society Pioneer Museum Saturday, June 29th & Sunday June 30th, 2019.  Proudly showcasing the best in folk and acoustic music in Arizona and beyond. We feature well over 100 acts on five stages,[...]
Aug 24 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm Coconino Center for the Arts
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[...]
Nov 9 @ 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm Coconino Center for the Arts
The Flagstaff Arts Council is excited to host the opening of the 2019 It’s Elemental with a Members’ Preview Saturday, November 9th, 5-6 p.m. followed by the Public Opening Reception 6-8 p.m. It’s Elemental is an annual exhibition at the Coconino Center for the Arts, serving as a perfect lead up to the holiday season.[...]