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

Sep 26 @ 7:30 pm – 10:30 pm Coconino Center for the Arts
Flagstaff Arts Council is pleased to present the Interference Series at the Coconino Center for the Arts on Wednesday, September 26 . Doors at 7:00pm and concert begins at 7:30pm. The Nakatani Gong Orchestra – NGO – is Tatsuya Nakatani’s large ensemble nomadic sound art project. Consisting of 17 of Nakatani’s adapted Gongs played with[...]
Sep 27 @ 7:30 pm – 10:00 pm Coconino Center for the Arts
Phoebe Hunt and The Gatherers debut at the Coconino Center for the Arts this fall.  The group is not your typical roots/ folk band and has been wowing audiences since the release of their latest album, Shanti’s Shadow. An accomplished Americana instrumentalist with foundations in jazz and swing music, Phoebe makes an impressive creative leap[...]
Sep 28 2018 @ 6:30 pm – Sep 28 2019 @ 8:00 pm Coconino Center for the Arts
SCI Talks is special event of short, TED Talk-style presentations produced by the Flagstaff Festival of Science.  Inspired by the proliferation and success of TED’s winning formula for engaging, short talks in an intimate, fun setting, the 2018 Flagstaff Festival of Science will be presenting the annual SCI Talks (Science, Communication, Innovation) event. The SCI[...]
Sep 29 @ 8:00 pm – 9:30 pm Coconino Center for the Arts
Robert Frost, often considered to be the quintessential American poet of the 20th century, received four Pulitzer Prizes over the course of his career. He was known for sharing openly his thoughts on religion, science, radicals, rhymes–whatever was on his mind. In this spirit, This Verse Business not only draws on Frost’s poetic works and[...]
Oct 1 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm Coconino Center for the Arts
The Flagstaff Arts Council is hosting open sessions for artists to draw from a live model in the main gallery at the Coconino Center for the Arts. This opportunity is for those artists who would like to practice drawing or other art working from a live model but do not wish to have instruction. Please[...]
Oct 3 @ 7:30 pm – 10:00 pm Coconino Center for the Arts
Flagstaff Arts Council is pleased to present Front Country at the Coconino Center for the Arts on Wednesday, October 3, 2018. Doors open at 6:30pm and the concert begins at 7:30pm. An acoustic band born in the land of tech innovation, Front Country was unlikely to be accepted as an authentic American roots band out[...]
Oct 5 @ 7:30 pm – 9:45 pm Coconino Center for the Arts
The Flagstaff Shakespeare Festival now in their 4th season, continue to deliver on their commitment to bringing exceptional and accessible classical theatre to northern Arizona and beyond. The 2018 season explores the tensions of social structures and generational expectations, and the inevitable consequences of oppression. Audiences will witness the destruction of societies and families as[...]
Oct 6 @ 7:30 pm – 9:45 pm Coconino Center for the Arts
The Flagstaff Shakespeare Festival now in their 4th season, continue to deliver on their commitment to bringing exceptional and accessible classical theatre to northern Arizona and beyond. The 2018 season explores the tensions of social structures and generational expectations, and the inevitable consequences of oppression. Audiences will witness the destruction of societies and families as[...]
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[...]
Oct 8 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm Coconino Center for the Arts
The Flagstaff Arts Council is hosting open sessions for artists to draw from a live model in the main gallery at the Coconino Center for the Arts. This opportunity is for those artists who would like to practice drawing or other art working from a live model but do not wish to have instruction. Please[...]
Oct 9 @ 6:00 pm – Nov 13 @ 9:00 pm Coconino Center for the Arts
Join Flagstaff Shakespeare Festival’s Dawn Tucker for a six-week acting intensive.  This course is appropriate for everyone, from beginning actors looking for a springboard for their career to skilled practitioners honing their craft (and everyone in-between). Those seeking to enrich their life through artistic exploration will find the class helpful in everyday matters, from speech[...]
Oct 12 @ 7:30 pm – 9:45 pm Coconino Center for the Arts
The Flagstaff Shakespeare Festival now in their 4th season, continue to deliver on their commitment to bringing exceptional and accessible classical theatre to northern Arizona and beyond. The 2018 season explores the tensions of social structures and generational expectations, and the inevitable consequences of oppression. Audiences will witness the destruction of societies and families as[...]