Arts & Entertainment

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

Rosie Carter and David Butler open new show at Durango’s Studio &

Artists Rosie Carter and David Butler have been working on their first artistic collaboration, “Rural Electric Underground: Lit Works by Rosie Carter & David Butler,” for the past few months. The...

DATE: Aug. 17, 2017 | CATEGORY: Visual Arts

Art seen: Karyn Gabaldon Arts

Editor’s note: This article is the second in a monthly series profiling Durango’s art galleries. By Katie Chicklinski-Cahill Herald Arts & Entertainment editor It’s no easy feat for a business to...

DATE: July 27, 2017 | CATEGORY: Visual Arts

Artist Paul Folwell holding 24th annual Studio Show

When you meet local artist Paul Folwell, the first thing you notice is that he’s a really funny guy. The second? He’s a really talented painter, working primarily in oils.. For the 24th year,...

DATE: July 27, 2017 | CATEGORY: Visual Arts

Photography Club to show images of Latin America

Durango Photography Club will offer a photography presentation at 7 p.m. today (Thursday) in the Pine Room at La Plata County Fairgrounds, 2500 Main Ave. Former National Geographic photographers...

DATE: July 20, 2017 | CATEGORY: Visual Arts

Creating, healing with art

What might be a misshapen piece of clay to one viewer is a treasured piece of art to a family member. And what looks like a summer art class might be creative therapy for a child with special needs...

DATE: July 13, 2017 | CATEGORY: Visual Arts

Scenic Aperture focuses on fine art photography

Editor’s note: This article is the first in a monthly series profiling Durango’s art galleries. By Katie Chicklinski-Cahill Herald Arts & Entertainment editor When you first walk into Scenic...

DATE: June 30, 2017 | CATEGORY: Visual Arts

Durango’s got handcrafted talent

There’s a lot more to quilts than you might think. Barb Morgan, who’s been with the Quilters Guild for 20 years, says that making quilts is no easy task. “If it’s a simple design, you can whip it...

DATE: June 22, 2017 | CATEGORY: Visual Arts

Finding treasures at Center of Southwest Studies

Center of Southwest Studies opened a new exhibit on June 7. The exhibition, Treasures II: Virtuosity and Variations, is a continuation of the Treasures of the Southwest display that opened in...

DATE: June 8, 2017 | CATEGORY: Visual Arts