Arts & Entertainment

Art show, sale at Smiley Building supports San Juan Citizens Alliance

If you’re looking to finish up your holiday gift-buying, or you are in the market for a new piece of art – and you want your dollars to go to a cause, there’s a group of artists who may have just...

DATE: Dec. 23, 2017 | CATEGORY: Visual Arts

A whale’s tale: Longest painting in North America restored

NEW BEDFORD, Mass. – A museum has restored the longest painting in North America so it can share the story of American whaling with the public. The quarter-mile-long panorama toured the U.S. after...

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

Durango’s Earthen Vessel Gallery ‘opens art to everyone’

Earthen Vessel Gallery has been in Durango a lot longer than most residents. Opened in 1976 as a pottery gallery and sold in 2003, the gallery has evolved to include much more than that. Owner...

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

Durango’s Studio & Gallery to open ‘Still/Unstill’ exhibit

Maureen May wants you to interact with Studio &’s newest show. “Still/Unstill” will kick off with an opening reception tonight at the gallery. Curated by May – an artist and one of Studio &’s...

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

Artist Maura Allen to open new show at Sorrel Sky

For artist Maura Allen, who was born and raised in northern California and who currently lives in Denver, the West is a place she’s always loved. Allen will open her newest show, “The Only Road You...

DATE: Sept. 29, 2017 | CATEGORY: Visual Arts

Nemirov to present artist talk at Durango Arts Center

Artist Meredith Nemirov will present an artist talk, “Why Draw a Tree in Mallorca?” at 7 tonight (Wednesday) at Durango Arts Center, 802 East Second Ave. Every year, Nemirov travels to Mallorca,...

DATE: Sept. 27, 2017 | CATEGORY: Visual Arts

Durango Autumn Arts Festival is this weekend

It’s all about the art on East Second Avenue this weekend. Heading into its 23rd year, Durango Autumn Arts Festival will fill the street with both local and not-so-local artists on Saturday and...

DATE: Sept. 14, 2017 | CATEGORY: Visual Arts

Collaboration between Durango Arts Center, Fort Lewis College, brings fiber artist to town

In the universe of contemporary art, Pat Hickman holds an unusual spot. She’s prominent in her field, works with unusual media, creates exquisite objects and believes titles matter. Known in the...

DATE: Sept. 7, 2017 | CATEGORY: Visual Arts

Durango’s Fall Gallery Walk to be Sept. 15

Before you head out for the soon-to-be-upon-us leaf-peeping season, do a little art-peeping and head downtown for Durango Gallery Association’s Fall Gallery Walk, which will be held from 5 to 9...

DATE: Sept. 7, 2017 | CATEGORY: Visual Arts

Willowtail’s Peggy Cloy, and the events that shaped her

Peggy Cloy rolled into Mancos 25 years ago from Seattle, having raised three children mostly on her own – two whom she had adopted at age 24 after both their parents died; the other she had at age...

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

Elevating the piñata from kids’ birthday parties to art

ALBUQUERQUE (AP) – For most New Mexicans, piñatas are those colorful donkeys or other figures stuffed with candy that children at birthday parties break with a stick. But contemporary artist Justin...

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

Durango Arts Center presents show about environmental realism

“My work stems from my need to investigate the natural world,” Peter Hay said in an interview last week at the Durango Arts Center. He and I sat in the DAC Library surrounded by five works on paper...

DATE: Aug. 20, 2017 | CATEGORY: Visual Arts

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