Arcosanti - An Urban Laboratory in the Arizona Desert.

Scheduled Events

  • The 29th Colly Concert:

    Saturday, September 4, 2010

    Sonya Lee and Vadim Serebryany join together in a dazzling performance of four-hand piano pieces by Mozart, Brahms and Debussy.

  • Different Skies

    Saturday, October 2, 2010

    The annual Space Music Festival brings newly composed, experimental electronic music to Arcosanti, invoking images of space and the future.

  • Italian Night with Nick Ariondo

    Saturday, July 10, 2010

    Back by popular demand, virtuoso musician Nick Ariondo follows with a captivating & energetic performance.

  • Human Nature Dance Theatre

    Saturday, October 9, 2010

    This multidisciplinary, collaborative performance group presents alternative dance and theatre, challenging audiences on various emotional levels.

  • Soleri Bridge Dedication

    Saturday, December 11, 2010

    Join us to celebrate the completion of the Soleri Bridge and Plaza in downtown Scottsdale. VIP tours of Cosanti, Arcosanti and Soleri Bridge exhibition at SMoCA are offered on December 10, 11, and 12, 2010.

  • Soleri Exhibition @SMoCA

    Sunday, November 7, 2010

    Sunday, January 23, 2011

    Don't miss the Soleri Bridge Exhibition currently running at the SMoCA in Scottsdale until the mid-January.

  • Walter Parks Concert

    Saturday, February 5, 2011

    Arcosanti will celebrate art and music at the Cross Quarter, midway between Winter Solstice and Vernal Equinox, with the opening of the 2-month long Arcosanti Resident Art Show and a special solo guitar concert  by Walter Parks.

  • ARCOSANTI RESIDENT ART SHOW

    Saturday, February 5, 2011

    Saturday, April 16, 2011

    The residents of Arcosanti will exhibit bronze sculptures, paintings, jewelry, fine woodworking, weaving, photographs, and more. The exhibit is available for viewing and for sale from 9am – 5pm each day of the exhibit.

  • HI-COUNTRY BLUEGRASS FESTIVAL

    Saturday, April 16, 2011

    Join us and enjoy a daylong family fun event with music jamming, feet stamping, and chuckwagon sizzling at Arcosanti.

  • VIVALDI LIVE!

    Saturday, April 23, 2011

    Dance Company returns to Arcosanti with their production of 'Four Seasons' by Antonio Vivaldi, one of the greatest Italian Baroque composers.

  • INDIAN SPRINGFEST

    Saturday, May 14, 2011

    We are proud to welcome back world recognized santoor player Pandit Tarun Bhattacharya, accomplished Odissi dance performer Guru Sanchita Bhattacharya, and guitarist William Eaton.

  • JUNETEENTH JAZZ FESTIVAL

    Saturday, June 18, 2011

    Sunday, June 19, 2011

    In its 13th year, Juneteenth livens up Arcosanti. The Prescott Jazz Society hosts this weekend event which is packed with live jazz, blues, funk, reggae, crafts, food, and more!

  • ITALIAN NIGHT: SONYA LEE & MELINA KALOMAS

    Thursday, July 7, 2011

    Italian Night features pianist Sonya Lee and vocalist Melina Kalomas after an Italian food fare in the Arcosanti Vaults.

  • FLAM CHEN "ELECTROPOLIS"

    Saturday, July 23, 2011

    Flam Chen and Ensphere come together to create a modern daredevil performance ritual.

  • THE 2ND ANNUAL ARCOSANTI 5K RUN

    Friday, September 23, 2011

    Join us for a 5K Run & 1-mile Fun Run/Walk. Experience the stunning desert landscape around Arcosanti with an invigorating morning run.

  • COLLY CONCERT: PHOENIX TAIKO DRUMMERS

    Saturday, September 17, 2011

    Dynamic taiko drum beats fill the desert air followed by a Pictograph light show finale.

  • HUMAN NATURE DANCE THEATER

    Saturday, October 1, 2011

    HNDT explores our relationship with the physical world on many levels, through dance, theater, music, spoken word, humor and drama.

  • DIFFERENT SKIES: SPACE MUSIC FESTIVAL

    Saturday, October 15, 2011

    Different Skies Space Music Festival brings newly composed, experimental electronic music to Arcosanti, invoking images of space and the future.

  • WALTER PARKS

    Thursday, November 3, 2011

    Walter Parks, gutarist of The Nude as well as Swamp Cabbage, returns to Arcosanti with this gift of music.

  • Arcosanti Resident Art Show

    Saturday, February 11, 2012

    Sunday, April 1, 2012

    Arcosanti residents and alumni will display their work for 8 weeks. Most of the work, including painting, pottery, sculpture, fabric art, jewelry and other media, is for sale.

  • PETER AND THE WOLF

    Saturday, May 12, 2012

    Terpsicore Dance Company joined by West Valley Conservatory of Ballet, presents 'Peter and the Wolf' for an evening of dance and fantasy.

  • WALTER PARKS AND SWAMP CABBAGE

    Sunday, May 27, 2012

    Walter Parks and Swamp Cabbage return to Arcosanti to explore their southern musical influences.

  • JUNETEENTH MUSIC FESTIVAL

    Saturday, June 16, 2012

    Sunday, June 17, 2012

    The Prescott Jazz Society returns to put on their annual Juneteenth Celebration, featuring musicians throughout the day and other fun events.

  • ITALIAN NIGHT

    Saturday, July 21, 2012

    This year's Italian evening features opera singer Jayne Casselman joined by piano accompanist Linda Haefler, and of course the Italian dinner in the vaults.

  • COLLY CONCERT — SONYA KUMIKO LEE

    Saturday, September 15, 2012

    Pianist Sonya Lee returns to Arcosanti to celebrate the 31st annual Colly Concert. The evening starts with Wine & Cheese in the Colly's Garden.

  • HUMAN NATURE DANCE THEATRE

    Saturday, September 29, 2012

    Human Nature presents Vertical Horizon, a cutting edge theater examining everyday distinctions between conventional, original, marginal and essential.

  • ARCOSANTI 5K RUN AND 1-MILE FUN/WALK

    Sunday, October 7, 2012

    Join an invigorating run while enjoying Arcosanti's beautiful high desert landscape. This 5K Run event also includes 1-mile Fun/Walk and Kid's Dash.

  • DIFFERENT SKIES 2012

    Saturday, October 13, 2012

    The annual Different Skies Space Music Festival brings newly composed electronic music to Arcosanti, invoking images of space and the future.

  • HI-COUNTRY BLUEGRASS FESTIVAL

    Saturday, April 14, 2012

    Hosted by Highway 69 Chamber of Commerce this all day event is fun for the whole family. Fiddles, banjos, harmonicas and more will be sure to put a smile on your face. Musical line up still to be announced

  • FLAM CHEN: RITES OV SPRING

    Saturday, August 11, 2012

    Flam Chen, new circus and fire theater, creates fantastic realms inhabited by creatures at once human and animal that invade and transform mundane spaces into playgrounds that are whimsical, macabre and other-worldly.

  • SMoCA EXHIBITION — MESA CITY TO ARCOSANTI

    Saturday, January 26, 2013

    Sunday, April 28, 2013

    Scottsdale Museum of Contemporary Art in Arizona hosts a Soleri Exhibition that features Mesa City project, his first major urban proposal on paper, to the present Arcosanti.

  • NAU ART MUSEUM EXHIBITION — THINK. DRAW. BUILD. SUSTAIN.

    Tuesday, February 19, 2013

    Saturday, April 13, 2013

    The exhibition at the Northern Arizona University Art Museum explores Soleri's ideas expressed in his sketches, drawings, models and built environment.

  • TED CONFERENCE − SAN FRANCISCO

    Saturday, October 13, 2012

    Cosanti Foundation President Jeff Stein delivers a TED talk about Arcosanti, Arcology and Lean Linear Cities at Madrone Studios media lab, San Francisco, as part of a day of Global Conferences: “TEDxCity2.0”.

  • FIRESIDE CHAT WITH JEFF STEIN AIA − ORLANDO, FLORIDA

    Thursday, November 1, 2012

    The Nils M. Schweizer Fellows, Central Florida architecture students, City of Orlando officials and guests join in a discussion with Jeff Stein at the Round Building in Orlando.

  • CANAL CONVERGENCE – SCOTTSDALE AZ

    Saturday, November 10, 2012

    Sunday, November 11, 2012

    Join Scottsdale Public Art and Salt River Project celebrating our life with Water, Art and Light on the banks of the Arizona Canal at Waterfront near Soleri Bridge and Plaza.

  • LOUISA WISE CONCERT

    Sunday, February 3, 2013

    Louisa Wise,  an award-winning fiddler and songwriter from Western Australia will perform a selection of original music incorporating Australian themes and contemporary acoustic styles.

  • HI-COUNTRY BLUEGRASS FESTIVAL

    Saturday, May 4, 2013

    Hosted by Arizona Highway 69 Chamber of Commerce this all day event is fun for the whole family. Fiddles, banjos, harmonicas and more will be sure to put a smile on your face.

  • VIVALDI LIVE!

    Saturday, April 20, 2013

    Celebrate the 16th annual Arizona Vivaldi Festival with an evening of opera, dance, and art, coming together.

  • INDIAN SPRINGFEST

    Saturday, May 11, 2013

    Celebrate the music and dance of India with performances, workshops, food, and more!

  • JUNETEENTH FESTIVAL - JAZZ JOURNEY

    Saturday, June 15, 2013

    Sunday, June 16, 2013

    The Prescott Jazz Society presents jazz, blues, gospel, disco-funk and more. Bring the whole family for a weekend of live music amidst stunning architecture and high desert landscapes.

  • ITALIAN NIGHT

    Saturday, July 20, 2013

    Join us for an evening of Italian food served in the spectacular Arcosanti Vaults, followed by an enchanting live music.

  • CARPETBAG BRIGADE PHYSICAL THEATER

    Saturday, May 18, 2013

    Sunday, June 2, 2013

    The Carpetbag Brigade will be in residency this Spring at Arcosanti with Nemcatacoa Teatro, Hojarasca and Verbo•Bala.

  • FLAM CHEN: CARIBBEAN TECHNOLOGIE

    Saturday, July 13, 2013

    Caribbean Technology is a high energy spectacle of stilt, samba, fire and original Caribbean-infused electronica.

  • COLLY CONCERT: SONYA KUMIKO LEE

    Saturday, September 21, 2013

    Pianist Sonya Lee returns to Arcosanti to celebrate the 32nd annual Colly Concert. The concert will be a part of weekend celebration of the life of Paolo Soleri who passed away this Spring.

  • HUMAN NATURE DANCE THEATER

    Saturday, October 12, 2013

    Night Dressed as Day explores the way that one world speaks to another through a restrospective look at the future.

  • GROUP MOTION DANCE RETREAT

    Monday, August 26, 2013

    Monday, September 2, 2013

    Renowned Philadelphia-based Group Motion Dance Company invites you to join in the celebration of dance, music and community through their summer retreat at Arcosanti.

  • ZOMBIE 5K RUN & WALK

    Saturday, October 5, 2013

    Join an invigorating run while enjoying Arcosanti's beautiful high desert landscape. This "Run for your life" Zombie 5K event also includes 1-mile Fun/Walk and Kid's Dash.

  • SWAMP CABBAGE WITH WALTER PARKS

    Thursday, October 3, 2013

    Walter Parks and Swamp Cabbage returns to Arcosanti to present a genuine American Roots-adelic roadshow from Florida.

  • HIGH DESERT TEST SITES 2013

    Wednesday, October 16, 2013

    High Desert Test Sites hits the road for a full week of experimental art and exploration, from Joshua Tree to Albuquerque, stoping at Arcosanti.

  • [EXHIBITION] SOLERI IN CAVE CREEK: THE DOME

    Tuesday, October 1, 2013

    Curated by Architect Michael Johnson, the exhibit celebrates Soleri in Cave Creek, AZ, where his first architectural commission was executed.

  • CHORAL & VOCAL WORKSHOP AT COSANTI

    Saturday, November 2, 2013

    Discover the interactions of space & creativity in Cosanti's unique environment with soprano Jayne Casselman and pianist Lynne Haeseler.

  • CHORAL & VOCAL WORKSHOP AT ARCOSANTI

    Saturday, October 19, 2013

    Join soprano Jayne Casselman and pianist Lynne Haeseler for exploration on space and creativity at Arcosanti where participants will spend a day singing selections from classic choral works and canons.

  • CONNECT: MUSIC AND VISUAL ART IN PHOENIX

    Sunday, November 17, 2013

    All Saints Lutheran Church in Phoenix hosts this hybrid performance which intends to inspire community connection with creative thinking.

  • 3-DAY GLASSBLOWING WORKSHOP

    Friday, November 8, 2013

    Sunday, November 10, 2013

    This hands-on workshop "Glass in Architecture" features casting and lectures from glass artist Joshua Dopp and the Highway Hotshop.

  • ARIAS, ARCHITECTURE AND SOLERI CONCERT IN SCOTTSDALE

    Friday, November 15, 2013

    Join musicians and architect for a unique concert experience exploring the parallel between music, architecture and ideas of Paolo Soleri.

  • 2014 MEET & GREET FIBER RETREAT AT ARCOSANTI

    Saturday, January 25, 2014

    Calling all fiber artists! Join special guest Ann Morton for a day of spinning, weaving, knitting, felting, crocheting and more!

  • ARCOSANTI TXDY HACKATHON 2013

    Friday, November 29, 2013

    Sunday, December 1, 2013

    Join us for a weekend of educational and entertaining activities as we explore community technology at Arcosanti, an urban laboratory!

  • CANONS AND CAROLS: HOLIDAY CELEBRATION AT COSANTI

    Saturday, December 7, 2013

    Enjoy an audience participatory evening of music, singing and Soleri bells in the Bell Gallery at Cosanti, Paradfise Valley, Arizona

  • MADE IN CLARKDALE: ARCOSANTI

    Sunday, December 8, 2013

    Join us for an afternoon of imagination and information with presentations on the history and artistry of both Arcosanti and Soleri Crafts Studio.

  • ARCOSANTI RESIDENT ART SHOW

    Saturday, February 8, 2014

    Join us for our annual celebration of the diverse artistic talents of our residents, workshoppers, and alumni!

  • HIGH COUNTRY BLUEGRASS FESTIVAL

    Saturday, April 26, 2014

    Hosted by Arizona Highway 69 Chamber of Commerce for the fourth time, this all day event is fun for the whole family. Fiddles, banjos, harmonicas and more will be sure to put a smile on your face.

  • CONNECT: INTERACTIVE MUSICAL DINING EXPERIENCE

    Saturday, April 12, 2014

    An evening of appetizing entertaiment in the Café at Arcosanti is a sunset dinner in 7 acts, each paired with live music.

  • VIVALDI AT ARCOSANTI

    Saturday, May 17, 2014

    Celebrate the 17th annual Arizona Vivaldi Festival with an evening of opera, dance, art and culinary delights coming together.

  • 2014 GLOBAL STILT CONGRESS (G.S.C.)

    Sunday, May 18, 2014

    Saturday, May 31, 2014

    Hosted by the Carpetbag Brigade, this annual gathering of stilt-oriented practitioners provides opportunities for sharpening skills and strengthening its community.

  • CARPETBAG BRIGADE & G.S.C. PERFORMANCE

    Saturday, May 31, 2014

    "The Legislation," an ambulatory stiltwalking performance that takes the audience across Arcosanti, finishing with "Callings" in the Amphitheater.

  • GLASSBLOWING & GLASSWORKING WORKSHOPS

    Friday, May 16, 2014

    Sunday, May 18, 2014

    Join us for a 3-day Glass Blowing & Casting Workshops with three prominent Arizona Glass Artists.

  • JAZZ SPLASH~ JUNETEENTH FESTIVAL

    Saturday, June 7, 2014

    Sunday, June 8, 2014

    Celebrating 151 years of freedom in America and 16 years of jazz at Arcosanti where the stars come out day and night!

  • ITALIAN NIGHT

    Saturday, June 21, 2014

    Join us for an evening of Italian food served in the spectacular Arcosanti Vaults, followed by an enchanting live music and Paolo Soleri artwork raffle.

  • WALTER PARKS

    Saturday, September 13, 2014

    Walter Parks returns to Arcosanti to present a genuine American Roots-adelic roadshow from Florida.

  • COLLY CONCERT: SONYA KUMIKO LEE & MELINA KALOMAS

    Saturday, September 20, 2014

    Pianist Sonya Lee and vocalist Melina Kalomas return to Arcosanti to celebrate the 33rd annual Colly Concert.

  • HUMAN NATURE DANCE THEATER: WEATHERWILD

    Saturday, October 4, 2014

    Human Nature Dance Theater, presents Weatherwild, an original evening length work, that tells the story of our emotional engagement with climate chaos.

  • ONEBEAT: ARTIST RESIDENCY AND TOUR

    Tuesday, October 28, 2014

    OneBeat Artists will stop at Arcosanti to celebrate musical collaboration and social engagement as a part of their southwest tour.

  • CONNECT CONCERT: BEETHOVEN, BUILDINGS & BMW MOTORCYCLES

    Saturday, November 15, 2014

    In this evening, we confront composer Ludwig Beethoven's 9th Symphony; Architect Paolo Soleri's East Crescent at Arcosanti; Designer David Robb's BMW R1200GS motorcycle.

  • ARCOSANTI HACK-A-THON 2014

    Friday, November 28, 2014

    Sunday, November 30, 2014

    Join us for a weekend of educational and entertaining activities as we explore technology around the concept of location awareness at Arcosanti, an urban laboratory!

  • 2015 MEET & GREET FIBER RETREAT AT ARCOSANTI

    Friday, January 23, 2015

    Saturday, January 24, 2015

    Calling all fiber artists! Join us for a day of spinning, weaving, knitting, felting, crocheting and more!

  • ARCOSANTI ART SHOW

    Saturday, February 14, 2015

    Sunday, May 3, 2015

    Join us for our annual celebration of the diverse artistic talents of our residents, workshoppers, and alumni!

  • FLUTE FLIGHT: SHERRY FINZER & MARK HOLLAND

    Sunday, March 15, 2015

    An afternoon of peaceful, meditative flute music performed on silver flutes and Native American flutes.

  • EDITH PIAF, A CENTENNIAL CELEBRATION

    Saturday, April 18, 2015

    An evening celebrating Edith Piaf, an iconic French cabaret singer, who became one of the greatest international sensations.

  • VIVALDI LIVE!

    Saturday, May 16, 2015

    The Art Renaissance Initiative presents the 18th annual Vivaldi concert at Arcosanti. The evening, as always, will feature a creative and beautiful intersection of opera, dance and art.

  • HIGH COUNTRY BLUEGRASS FESTIVAL

    Saturday, May 2, 2015

    Hosted by the Highway 69 Chamber of Commerce, the High Country Bluegrass Festival returns to Arcosanti for its 5th consecutive year.

  • CLASSICAL PIANO CONCERT: TERRY EDER

    Saturday, March 28, 2015

    Terry Eder was the first pianist in residence at the Colly Soleri Music Center, inaugurating its first season of concerts and teaching in the community.

  • SPRING CELEBRATION OF THE FULL MOON WITH TAIKO DRUMS

    Saturday, April 4, 2015

    Ken Koshio & Jakata, Taiko Drummers, will explore musical and spiritual space in the magical full moon setting of Arcosanti.

  • JAZZ SPLASH - JUNETEENTH FESTIVAL

    Saturday, June 13, 2015

    Sunday, June 14, 2015

    At this 17th year of Jazz Festival at Arcosanti, we are celebrating the Emancipation Proclamation through American Jazz Timeline.

  • ITALIAN NIGHT FEATURING NICK ARIONDO

    Saturday, July 11, 2015

    Join us for an evening of Italian food served in the spectacular Arcosanti Vaults, followed by an enchanting live music by Nick Ariondo, virtuoso accordionist/composer. .

  • COLLY CONCERT: LUX AETERNA

    Saturday, September 19, 2015

    The 34th annual Colly Concert presents fall choirs from across Arizona gatheing at Arcosanti to join world-renowned composer Morten Lauridsen.

  • WILLIAM SHAKESPEARE: THE TEMPEST

    Friday, September 25, 2015

    Saturday, September 26, 2015

    Laark Productions will present this story of love, power, and the quest for freedom in two magical nights under the Arizona autumn skies!

  • HUMAN NATURE DANCE THEATER: IGNITE

    Saturday, October 3, 2015

    Human Nature Dance Theater, mixed-media, multi-generational performance art presents "Ignite."

  • SYMPOSIUM OF SPECTACLE-BASED DRAMA

    Saturday, October 10, 2015

    Global Stilt Congress 2015 at Arcosanti (Oct 4–18. 2015) features the Symposium to integrate artists, academics and students to explore the creative process and impact of spectacle-based drama in contemporary society.

  • WALTER PARKS: SWAMP JAZZ GUITARIST

    Saturday, November 21, 2015

    Walter Parks returns to Arcosanti to present a genuine American Roots-adelic roadshow from Florida.

  • ARCO-TSUNAMI FESTIVAL - OPENING WEEKEND

    Saturday, October 10, 2015

    Acrobatic stilt performances from Wise Fool New Mexico  & The Carpetbag Brigade Physical Theater fill the stage and vaults with cutting edge performance art!

  • ARCO-TSUNAMI FESTIVAL - CLOSING WEEKEND

    Saturday, October 17, 2015

    As a culmination of the two-week long Global Stilt Congress at Arcosanti, the group presents The Legislation: Food and Shelter with acrobatic stilt work.

  • ANDREAS KAPSALIS: GUITAR CONCERT

    Sunday, October 25, 2015

    Andreas, guitarist/composer returns to Arcosanti for the evening performance in the Arcosanti vaults.

  • KICKSTARTER FOR A RESIDENT PROJECT

    Tuesday, October 6, 2015

    Thursday, November 5, 2015

    This crowdfunding campaign was developed by Arcosanti resident Erin O'Loughlin for her custom furniture project.

  • EDISON: ALTERNATIVE FOLK-POP ENSEMBLE

    Saturday, December 5, 2015

    Thomas Edison's final words were, "it's very beautiful over there". I don't know where there is, but I believe it's somewhere and I hope it's beautiful. –John Green, "Looking for Alaska"

  • ARIZONA FIBER ARTS RETREAT

    Friday, January 22, 2016

    Saturday, January 23, 2016

    Calling all fiber artists! Join us for a day of spinning, weaving, knitting, felting, crocheting and more! FREE and open to the public.

  • ARCOSANTI ART SHOW

    Saturday, February 13, 2016

    Saturday, April 30, 2016

    The Annual Arcosanti Art Show will be held in our spacious Cafe. Qualified alumni artists are welcome to participate.

  • ARCOSANTI BLUEGRASS FESTIVAL

    Saturday, April 30, 2016

    Fifth annual Bluegrass Festival at Arcosanti will feature an exciting group of performers to fill the Arcosanti Amphitheater with full day of music and fun for all ages.

  • FLAMENCO MEETS VIVALDI

    Saturday, May 7, 2016

    Classical Vivaldi and organic Flamenco meet at Arcosanti

  • CONNECT: J.S. BACH & FELIX MENDELSSOHN

    Saturday, April 16, 2016

    This Connect series presents the music of two great composors, featuring the Fine Arts String Ensemble and more.

  • JUNETEENTH JAZZ SPLASH

    Saturday, June 18, 2016

    Sunday, June 19, 2016

    At this 18th year of Jazz Festival at Arcosanti, we are celebrating the Emancipation Proclamation through American Jazz Timeline II.

  • SHAKESPEARE VISITS ARCOSANTI

    Friday, September 2, 2016

    Sunday, September 4, 2016



    Laark Productions presents Hamlet and All's Well That Ends Well over three-day Shakespeare Festival

  • SOLSTICE CELEBRATION AT BURTON BAR LIBRARY

    Monday, June 20, 2016

    You are invited to be part of THE GLORIA PROJECT at Soler Noon at Phoenix Burton Barr Central Library, co-hosted by Friends of the Library, Cosanti Foundation and LH Events.

  • GLOBAL STILT CONGRESS 2016

    Saturday, September 10, 2016

    Saturday, September 24, 2016



    Global Stilt Congress is an annual gathering hosted by The Carpetbag Brigade at Arcosanti that serves as an arena for stilt-oriented performers.

  • HUMAN NATURE DANCE THEATER: MIGRATION

    Saturday, October 1, 2016


    HNDT returns to Arcosanti with their original work and joins in global discourse on migration.

  • ITALIAN NIGHT 'ACADIANA'

    Saturday, September 17, 2016


    Global Stilt Congress 2016 fuses with Arcosanti's annual tradition 'Italian Night,' an evening of culturally 'elevated' culinary and acrobatic fest.

  • THE 35TH ANNUAL COLLY CONCERT

    Saturday, October 22, 2016

    Celebrate the life of Cololyn Woods Soleri with the music of French composers, including Ravel, Faure, Satie and more.

  • Mesquite Harvest and Pancake Breakfast

    Saturday, August 27, 2016

    Join us for an immersive experience of mesquite harvesting, milling, and then breakfast at Arcosanti.

  • 2017 ARCOSANTI WORKSHOP STARTS

    Sunday, January 29, 2017

    Arcosanti welcomes workshop participants from around the globe with a wide range of interests, disciplines, ages, backgrounds and skill levels.

  • 2017 ONLINE BOOK SALE

    Tuesday, January 24, 2017

    Friday, March 31, 2017

    For limited time only, selected items including Lean Linear City and What If? Collected Writings by Paolo Soleri are on sale.

  • ARCOSANTI COMMUNITY ART SHOW

    Saturday, February 18, 2017

    Saturday, April 29, 2017

    The annual Arcosanti Community Art Show that features residents' and Alumni artworks is held for two and a half months.

  • 2017 ARCOSANTI EVENTS

    Sunday, March 26, 2017

    Saturday, July 8, 2017

    Save the dates for 2017 Arcosanti Events. More details to follow.

  • GUITAR CONCERT: ANDREAS KAPSALIS

    Sunday, March 26, 2017

    Andreas, guitarist/composer returns to Arcosanti for Sunday afternoonb performance in the Arcosanti Cafe

  • JAPANESE DRUMS WITH KEN KOSHIO

    Saturday, April 15, 2017

    Ken Koshio and his team are warming up the desert sky hiding the Easter Moon

  • 2017 ARIZONA VIVALDI FESTIVAL AT ARCOSANTI

    Saturday, May 6, 2017

    Art Renaissance Initiative presents "Vivaldi meets Flamenco"

  • FLAM CHEN: THE FISHER'S WISH

    Friday, June 2, 2017

    Saturday, June 3, 2017

    This New Circus and Fire Theater creates dazzling public spectacle, merging daredevil acrobatics, pyrotechnics and a mastery of air and fire arts.

  • JAZZ SPLASH: JUNETEENTH CELEBRATION

    Sunday, June 18, 2017

    Arcosanti celebrates Juneteenth with exciting Jazz performances featuring great pianists Billy Mitchel and Yuko Mabuchi and their Trios on this Father's Day.

  • SHAKESPEARE VISITS ARCOSANTI: MACBETH

    Friday, September 29, 2017

    Saturday, September 30, 2017

    Laark Productions presents William Shakespeare's Macbeth. 3 shows over two days.

  • ITALIAN NIGHT AT ARCOSANTI

    Saturday, July 8, 2017

    Come celebrate all things Italian with a delicious dinner and a performance featuring vocalist Melina Kalomas and pianist Sonya Lee for an evening of Italian and Italy-inspired delights.

  • ARCOSANTI BLUEGRASS FESTIVAL

    Saturday, October 14, 2017

    Sunday, October 15, 2017

    Come and join our High-country Music Festival that includes Bluegrass, Americana, Mexican Folk and Country music–Jamming, Camping, Shopping, Hiking and more.

  • COLLY CONCERT: A CAPPELLA SYNDICATE

    Saturday, September 23, 2017

    The 36th Annual Concert celebrating Colly Soleri's love for music brings a men's chorus who believes in music as a universal language of love.

  • CONVERGENCE AT ARCOSANTI

    Friday, November 10, 2017

    Sunday, November 12, 2017

    The Convergence at Arcosanti brings together renowned speakers, artists, musicians, and activators to co-create an experience of vibrancy, action and hope.

  • SOLERI EXHIBITION @SMoCA

    Friday, October 13, 2017

    Sunday, January 28, 2018

    Scottsdale Museum of Contemporary Art presents "Repositioning Paolo Soleri: The City as Nature"