Arts & Entertainment

DAC wants to fill your weekend with art

It feels like things are slowly come back to life after the murky months of the unknown – and closures as a result. This includes Durango Arts Center’s annual Autumn Arts Festival, which will be...

DATE: Sept. 18, 2020 | CATEGORY: Visual Arts

Durango galleries celebrate art

Despite the challenges of the coronavirus pandemic, downtown Durango’s art galleries are still celebrating fall today (Friday) – some are extending their hours for the day, and others will be open...

DATE: Sept. 17, 2020 | CATEGORY: Visual Arts

Live from East Second Avenue: Artist Michael Billie to give demo on Saturday

Count live art demonstrations among the events making their way back after five months of entertainment lockdown. Saturday afternoon, Farmington-based artist and teacher Michael Billie will set up...

DATE: Sept. 3, 2020 | CATEGORY: Visual Arts

Art Basel cancels annual Miami event due to virus

MIAMI – The high brow Art Basel fair, known for glamorous parties and celebrity sightings, on Wednesday announced the cancellation of its annual Miami event amid the coronavirus pandemic. The...

DATE: Sept. 2, 2020 | CATEGORY: Visual Arts

With ‘PIVOT,’ FLC mounts major show of Native American painting

“PIVOT: Skateboard Deck Art” will change the way you think about contemporary painting. The new exhibition at Center of Southwest Studies at Fort Lewis College is finally open to the public....

DATE: Aug. 21, 2020 | CATEGORY: Visual Arts

Color inspires and excites Mancos painter

June McCartney remembers being inspired by color as a child during an art class at the Montclair Art Museum in New Jersey. “I’ll never forget it, I remember the light coming in the room, and I...

DATE: July 30, 2020 | CATEGORY: Visual Arts

Artist Paul Folwell pivots during the pandemic

Every summer, local artist Paul Folwell flings open the doors to his studio for a weekend-long party and sale. This year, his 27th, will be a little different. Because of the novel coronavirus we...

DATE: July 24, 2020 | CATEGORY: Visual Arts

“Mona Lisa” back at work, visitors limited as Louvre reopens

PARIS – The “Mona Lisa” is back in business. Paris’ Louvre Museum, which houses the world’s most famous portrait, reopened Monday after a four-month coronavirus lockdown and without its usual huge...

DATE: July 8, 2020 | CATEGORY: Visual Arts

Durango Arts Center slowly reopening

It’s going to be nice when the first couple of sentences of an A&E story – or any story, for that matter – don’t start off with something to the effect of: “Because of the COVID-19 lockdown ...” or...

DATE: June 25, 2020 | CATEGORY: Visual Arts

Artist Karyn Gabaldon emerges from lockdown with new show

A global pandemic was not how artist Karyn Gabaldon envisioned celebrating a milestone in the art business in Durango. “This is my 40th anniversary, and I was planning on having a big 40th...

DATE: June 11, 2020 | CATEGORY: Visual Arts

Studio & reopens its doors

Studio & Gallery has reopened after being closed like just about everything else the past few months because of the COVID-19 pandemic. “After being closed for nearly three months we are so happy to...

DATE: June 9, 2020 | CATEGORY: Visual Arts

Christo, artist known for massive displays, dies at age 84

NEW YORK – Christo, known for massive, ephemeral public arts projects died Sunday at his home in New York. He was 84. His death was announced on Twitter and the artist’s webpage. No cause was...

DATE: June 5, 2020 | CATEGORY: Visual Arts

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