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Small and cute: why crafters love ‘little thingies’

When my daughter Grace was little, she collected tiny objects, sometimes pilfered from her sister and squirreled away in her bedroom. Among the 4-year-old’s prized collection of teeny-tiny items...

DATE: May 14, 2017 | CATEGORY: Visual Arts

Hit the streets for Spring Gallery Walk

One of the surest signs that spring is here to stay in Durango is the Spring Gallery Walk. Starting at 5 p.m. May 12, 10 downtown galleries will welcome you in to check out their new exhibits....

DATE: May 4, 2017 | CATEGORY: Visual Arts

‘Be confident and find your happiness’

Artist Jennifer Jung, who lives in Hotchkiss, north of Montrose, will be celebrating the opening of her new show Friday at Diane West Jewelry & Art on Main Avenue. Originally from Ohio, Jung began...

DATE: April 13, 2017 | CATEGORY: Visual Arts

Studio & seeking art submissions

Studio & Gallery is seeking submissions on the theme AFTER, asking artists to explore the endless gamut of interpretations of this simple, yet provocative word. This exhibit is open to all artists...

DATE: March 16, 2017 | CATEGORY: Visual Arts

Juried exhibition to open Wednesday at FLC Art Gallery

The 56th annual juried student exhibition will open Wednesday and continue through March 27 at the Fort Lewis College Art Gallery. The event is free and open to all. Peter Hay, exhibits director at...

DATE: Feb. 25, 2017 | CATEGORY: Visual Arts

Durango Arts Center shows early Englehart works

Stanton Englehart often described Gaia, the ancient Greek earth mother, as “the real driver of our lives.” Englehart , who died April 22, 2009, was a child of the Southwest, an eminent landscape...

DATE: Feb. 24, 2017 | CATEGORY: Visual Arts

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

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

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

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

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

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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