We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

“Check out exhibits and special events”

Coconino Center for the Arts
Ranked #62 of 109 things to do in Flagstaff
Attraction details
Reviewed 11 June 2014

Small but nice community center for art exhibits and special events like the annual Folk Music Festival. A good venue for the citizens of Flagstaff and visitors alike.

Thank Soulefulltraveler
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Write a ReviewReviews (8)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Language
Filter

3 - 7 of 8 reviews

Reviewed 19 May 2014 via mobile

We saw a free concert by the North Arizona Symphony here. Great concert and some interesting art work in the galleries. My only issue was that the steps in the concert hall are dangerous. No hand rails and steps are configured in a strange way. Maybe they could figure a way to remedy that.

Thank Pnemiller
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed 3 September 2013

We went to hear a performance by a woman quilter/poet from Canada. She was delightful, if you can imagine a woman singing songs, playing a guitar and showing quilts. They have various performers from time to time. Then there is a gallery where, at that time, people were displaying their quilt art. (Quilting is not just for beds, but can be wall hangings and art, too.)

Thank Paul1439
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed 16 March 2013

The Center presents a wide range of exhibits, from the work of nationally-known artists of all stripes to local shows of art and fine craft. In part because its the largest exhibit space in the city (3000 sf with very tall ceilings), you'll see art here that you won't see except in noted urban museums (like in San Francisco, NYC and Boston.) I go often to catch exhibits as they change monthly. This show was called Underneath It All and was an exhibit exploring the ideas of "Desire, Power, Memory and Lingerie." Really amazing show curated by Boston artist Diane Bronstein.

In addition, the performance space is one of the best intimate (250 seats or so?) venues to hear really great concerts, everything from traditional to folk to singer-songwriter to classical guitar concerts. There's not a bad seat in the house, the acoustics and sound are generally really good, which I can't say for every music venue in town. On February 14, I saw Anne & Pete Sibley perform.

The organization that runs the CCA is Flagstaff Cultural Partners, which is the local arts agency for the city, putting on events like the Viola Awards and also managing the city's Arts & Science granting process.

2  Thank Wandatravel13
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
See more reviews
Reviewed 8 July 2012

I've been to the Arts Center a couple of times...once for a lecture, once for an art auction, and twice for the Recycled Art Show. There are always great local exhibits that are a good overall picture of the local arts scene. The atmosphere is very chill and it doesn't feel stuffy at all. If you are visiting in April, the Recycled Art Show is amazing with great local art, professional and not professional, using reclaimed items in the actual art. Very cool.

Thank Mom_with_Teenagers14
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC

Travellers who viewed Coconino Center for the Arts also viewed

 

Been to Coconino Center for the Arts? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Owners: What's your side of the story?

Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more.

Claim Your Listing