Arts & Entertainment

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

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

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

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

Satire in Santa Fe: Native American artists reframe imagery

Sponge Bob Square Pants dances on a traditional ceramic plate. Tweety and Sylvester stand at attention in a beautifully woven Navajo rug. Po’pay, the historical leader of the bloody 1680 Pueblo...

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

Gold King Mine spill’s effect on artists

Nature can be a huge influence on art, and when something disastrous happens in nature – such as the Gold King Mine spill that overwhelmed the Animas River with its mustard-yellow plume last August...

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

Mancos gallery to exhibit rare photos from the West

If you’ve never seen the work of William Henry Jackson, you should really head out to Mancos for a cool new exhibit. FAD (Furniture, Art & Design) Gallery is hosting the exhibit that will kick off...

DATE: July 28, 2016 | CATEGORY: Visual Arts

Gallery owner's charm idea spans from Mesa Verde to Purgatory

KK Patton, owner of Durango gallery Sendero, has come up with an idea to get people to check out places they might not otherwise check out in Durango – either as a visitor or a local. She has...

DATE: July 21, 2016 | CATEGORY: Visual Arts

Sept. 11 museum stages art exhibition rife with reality

NEW YORK – To mark the 15th anniversary of the World Trade Center attacks, the 9/11 Memorial Museum is staging an art exhibition that in some cases uses actual remnants of the day of terror in...

DATE: July 14, 2016 | CATEGORY: Visual Arts

Veryl Goodnight inducted to Cowgirl Hall of Fame

Mancos sculptor and painter Veryl Goodnight will be inducted to the National Cowgirl Museum and Hall of Fame in Fort Worth, Texas. Goodnight joins a distinguished group of about 220 cowgirls from...

DATE: July 8, 2016 | CATEGORY: Visual Arts

International art market to draw thousands to New Mexico

SANTA FE – From the plains of Africa to war-torn countries in the Middle East, nearly 200 artists from around the world will be showing off their traditional crafts during the world’s largest folk...

DATE: July 7, 2016 | CATEGORY: Visual Arts

‘It’s my baby. It was my creative outlet’

After 15 years, Open Shutter Gallery will close its retail space on Nov. 30. The gallery has been a fine-arts photography presence in downtown Durango since 2001. The business will head in a new...

DATE: June 16, 2016 | CATEGORY: Visual Arts

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