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

Jan 7 – Jan 8 all-day
The Flagstaff Arts Council is pleased to announce the Finalists for the 2018 Viola Awards in celebration of excellence in the arts and sciences in Flagstaff, Arizona. Forty Finalists are recognized across ten categories, with some Finalists being recognized in multiple categories. New categories were added this year to expand the awards: Community Impact (with[...]
Feb 9 @ 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm Coconino Center for the Arts
The Flagstaff Arts Council is excited to present the 2018 Viola Awards Nominee Showcase Friday, February 9th at the Coconino Center for the Arts. The evening will feature live music, storytelling, visual art, theater, dance and showcase the finalists of the 2018 Viola Awards. Join us in honoring them! The winners will be announced at the[...]
Mar 3 @ 5:00 pm – 9:00 pm High Country Conference Center
The Gala is SOLD OUT. Please arrive between 5:00-5:30pm to secure parking. No walk-in tickets will be sold. The tenth annual Viola Awards Gala will be held on Saturday, March 3, 2018, at High Country Conference Center in Flagstaff. The Viola Awards celebrate excellence in the arts and sciences in Flagstaff, Arizona. The Gala event[...]
Jun 30 @ 9:00 am – 6:00 pm Coconino Center for the Arts
The Flagstaff Folk Festival takes place at the Coconino Center for the Arts and Arizona Historical Society Pioneer Museum, and proudly showcases the best in folk and acoustic music in Arizona and beyond. We feature well over 100 acts on five stages, workshops, jams, and more. The festival is produced by The Flagstaff Friends of Traditional[...]
Jul 1 @ 9:00 am – 6:00 pm Coconino Center for the Arts
The Flagstaff Folk Festival takes place at the Coconino Center for the Arts and Arizona Historical Society Pioneer Museum, and proudly showcases the best in folk and acoustic music in Arizona and beyond. We feature well over 100 acts on five stages, workshops, jams, and more. The festival is produced by The Flagstaff Friends of Traditional[...]
Oct 7 @ 6:00 pm – 8:30 pm Coconino Center for the Arts
The Flag Wool and Fiber Festival, in conjunction with the Flagstaff Arts Council and Arizona Historical Society, is pleased to present a film screening of The Shepherdess of the Glaciers at the Coconino Center for the Arts on Sunday, October 7, 2018. The screening begins at 6:00 pm, followed by a Q&A session with director[...]
Dec 1 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 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 more than 20 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,[...]
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,[...]
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,[...]
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,[...]