Arts & Entertainment

Artist collective getting work out there

For the fourth year, the members of the Looking Glass Collective will hang their work on the walls of the Smiley Cafe in the Smiley Building and have a show. And, for the fourth year, a portion of...

DATE: Nov. 29, 2019 | CATEGORY: Visual Arts

New exhibit is a love letter to the West

Louise Grunewald loves the West. She was born here, and grew up here. It’s a place she loves. And now, she’ll open a new exhibit, “My Beloved West,” with an artist’s reception Friday in the Art...

DATE: Nov. 7, 2019 | CATEGORY: Visual Arts

Artwork that’s serving a higher calling

Plenty of things can inspire art: The outdoors, a thought or feeling. For Christ the King Lutheran Church’s Pastor Tim Orlowski, inspiration can be found in the books of the Bible. For the fourth...

DATE: Nov. 1, 2019 | CATEGORY: Visual Arts

O’Keeffe Museum wins grant for ‘Spring’ conservation

SANTA FE – The Georgia O’Keeffe Museum has won a grant from Bank of America that will support conservation of the artist’s pivotal painting titled “Spring.” In addition to supporting research and...

DATE: Oct. 18, 2019 | CATEGORY: Visual Arts

Sorrel Sky to host benefit for Wolfwood

At Sorrel Sky Gallery next weekend, it’s all about the residents of Wolfwood Refuge, the Ignacio nonprofit that offers safe haven to 60 wolves and wolf-dogs. Wildlife artist Edward Aldrich is...

DATE: Oct. 4, 2019 | CATEGORY: Visual Arts

Meet Tim Cox, artist of this year’s Cowboy Poetry Gathering poster

Bloomfield, New Mexico-based artist Tim Cox’s painting, “Riding out to Meet the Day,” is this year’s official Durango Cowboy Poetry Gathering poster. Cox has been both an artist and cowboy for a...

DATE: Sept. 26, 2019 | CATEGORY: Visual Arts

Durango prepares for annual Fall Walk, Autumn Arts Festival

Two of the surest signs of autumn in town are the Durango Art Galleries Collective’s annual Fall Gallery Walk and the Durango Autumn Arts Festival. The walk, to be held Friday, offers art...

DATE: Sept. 20, 2019 | CATEGORY: Visual Arts

Mesa Verde to host Starr Tafoya pottery demonstration

The Journal Mesa Verde National Park will host a pottery-making demonstration by Santa Clara Pueblo-born Starr Tafoya at 10:30 a.m. Sept. 21 at the park’s Visitor and Research Center. Tafoya will...

DATE: Sept. 10, 2019 | CATEGORY: Visual Arts

Groundbreaking photographer Robert Frank dies at age 94

NEW YORK – Robert Frank, a giant of 20th-century photography whose seminal book “The Americans” captured singular, candid moments of the 1950s and helped free picture-taking from the boundaries of...

DATE: Sept. 10, 2019 | CATEGORY: Visual Arts

Artist Jenn Rawling explores botanical connection

Local artist Jenn Rawling knows her plants. In her latest show, “Secret Life of Plants: Exploring the Botanical Connection,” which will open with an artists reception tonight at Studio &, Rawling...

DATE: Aug. 23, 2019 | CATEGORY: Visual Arts

Gerald Wells challenges viewers with exhibit at Durango Arts Center

Burley Wisehart is one bad guy ... with a soft side. He’s also a character made up by artist Gerald Wells, who has been creating large-scale, mixed-media pieces featuring Burley Wisehart since the...

DATE: Aug. 15, 2019 | CATEGORY: Visual Arts

Navajo weavings donated to Farmington Museum

FARMINGTON – A museum in northwestern New Mexico will be receiving hundreds of Navajo weavings from the estate of former Farmington Mayor Robert Culpepper. The Farmington Museum announced the gift...

DATE: Aug. 6, 2019 | CATEGORY: Visual Arts

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