Heather Leavitt joins Gabaldon gallery staff
Karyn Gabaldon Fine Arts recently welcomed Heather Leavitt to the gallery staff.
Leavitt, who also is the publisher of Arts Perspective Magazine, is the new Creative Sales Consultant for the gallery. She was most recently the Exhibits Director at the Durango Arts Center.
Leavitt can be reached at Karyn Gabaldon Fine Arts, 680 Main Ave., or by calling 247-9018.
Matt the Magician to perform at library
Local magician Matt Simonsen will kick off the 2009 Summer Reading Program at the Durango Public Library with his "Matt the Magician" show Thursday.
Matt will perform two shows at 10 a.m. and 11:15 a.m. in the library's Program Rooms. Free tickets for these shows are available in the Children's Room of the library and are required for the event.
Matt is 14 years old, lives in Durango and has been performing magic shows since he was 6. He has won national talent contests and is a popular performer in the Four Corners area.
For more information, call Rita Curtis at 375-3385.
Ignacio art exhibit seeking applicants
The Ignacio Community Library will accept applications for the Summer Art Exhibit until 5 p.m. June 19. Artists of all levels and ages are invited to exhibit their work. The exhibit will begin July 1 and continue through Sept. 30.
The Art Exhibit Request Form may be picked up at the library or downloaded from www.ignaciolibrary.org. Applications may be dropped off at the library, faxed to 970-563-9296 or e-mailed to the librarian at email@example.com.
For more information, call Jo Ann Salazar at 563-9287.