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Curator and artist lecture to be held at Durango Arts Center

There will be a free lecture with curator and a featured artist of the exhibit “Vision All Together: Performance Art for Video” Adam Forrester at 5:30 p.m. Friday at the Durango Arts Center...

DATE: Jan. 16, 2017 | CATEGORY: Visual Arts

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Opening reception of ‘Vision All Together’ exhibit to be Jan. 19

The opening reception for art exhibit “Vision All Together: Performance Art for Video” will be at 5:30 p.m. Thursday at Durango Arts Center, 802 East Second Ave. “Vision All Together” features...

DATE: Jan. 12, 2017 | CATEGORY: Visual Arts

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Arts in Embassies picks local photographer’s work

Durango photographer Chris Marona’s photograph “Riders on the Edge of Night” has been chosen to be included in the U.S. Arts in Embassies program conducted by the U.S. State Department as part of...

DATE: Dec. 22, 2016 | CATEGORY: Visual Arts

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The art of exploring in 3-D

Cool and elegant, new works by Jay Dougan currently fill the Durango Arts Center Library. Clustered into three groups, they represent a relatively short and intense period of exploration. The...

DATE: Dec. 15, 2016 | CATEGORY: Visual Arts

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Former Sen. Ben Nighthorse Campbell wins Trailblazer Award

Last month, former Sen. Ben Nighthorse Campbell, who is also a jewelry designer, was awarded the Trailblazer Award by the Association of Tribal Archives, Libraries and Museums at its ninth annual...

DATE: Nov. 17, 2016 | CATEGORY: Visual Arts

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Yoko Ono unveils lotus-petal sculpture in Chicago park

CHICAGO – Artist-singer Yoko Ono has unveiled her first permanent public installation in the U.S. in a Chicago park that will be home to President Barack Obama’s library. Ono on Monday unveiled...

DATE: Oct. 18, 2016 | CATEGORY: Visual Arts

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Durango Arts Center mounts intriguing exhibits

The two October exhibits at the Durango Arts Center make a provocative pairing. Jane Steele’s quiet exhibition of mixed-media works is beautiful and highly personal. The big annual show in the...

DATE: Oct. 13, 2016 | CATEGORY: Visual Arts

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National Gallery acquires rare 17th-century Dutch painting; will be on display starting Tuesday

WASHINGTON – Timing is everything. The National Gallery of Art will open an exhibition Tuesday featuring a rare 17th-century painting by Caspar Netscher that it acquired only last week. The 1666...

DATE: Oct. 4, 2016 | CATEGORY: Visual Arts

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Van Gogh paintings stolen in 2002 found in Italian farmhouse

ROME – Police investigating suspected Italian mobsters for cocaine trafficking discovered two Van Gogh paintings hidden in a farmhouse near Naples, masterpieces that had vanished in 2002 during a...

DATE: Sept. 30, 2016 | CATEGORY: Visual Arts

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Galleries open their doors for Colorfest Gallery Walk

There’s no better time to get out and walk downtown than during the fall. And though autumn doesn’t technically begin until Thursday, leaves have started changing and you can see your breath in the...

DATE: Sept. 15, 2016 | CATEGORY: Visual Arts

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Durango Autumn Arts Festival celebrates 22 years

Next weekend is going to be a huge one for the Durango arts community, with the fall gallery walk on Friday night and the Durango Autumn Arts Festival taking place on Saturday and Sunday. In its...

DATE: Sept. 8, 2016 | CATEGORY: Visual Arts

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Check out Salvador Dali in Colorado Springs

Want to see a surreal depiction of Hell? Head over to Colorado Springs. Not for the city itself, mind you – but rather for an exhibition of prints by Salvador Dali currently on display at the...

DATE: Sept. 8, 2016 | CATEGORY: Visual Arts