Arts & Entertainment

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

Open Shutter Gallery to shutter retail space

Open Shutter Gallery will close its retail space on Nov. 30, it announced in a release. For 15 years, the gallery has been a fine-arts photography presence in downtown Durango. The business will...

DATE: June 15, 2016 | CATEGORY: Visual Arts

Studio & presents ‘Accumulation’

Contemporary textile art is getting its day. Starting Friday, a new show at Studio & , “Accumulation: An Examination of Process Through Textiles,” will feature the work of five artists – Minna Jain...

DATE: June 9, 2016 | CATEGORY: Visual Arts

The tiniest art gallery: 8 cubic feet of work

Tucked into a teensy-tiny space in Studio & is what may very well be the smallest gallery in Durango. The Recess Gallery comes in at just over 8 cubic feet, and the art on display there is rotated...

DATE: June 2, 2016 | CATEGORY: Visual Arts

Spring Gallery Walk

It’s time once again for the Spring Gallery Walk in downtown Durango. Thirteen galleries will fling open their doors Friday night for an fun evening that showcases what they’ve got going on. ...

DATE: May 12, 2016 | CATEGORY: Visual Arts

On the value of public art

What good is public art and what role should and could it play in Durango? The city of Durango has allotted $24,000 in its budget to purchase three sculptures to be placed around town. From a pool...

DATE: April 7, 2016 | CATEGORY: Visual Arts

Colorado painter Aldrich to show wildlife up close at Sorrel Sky show

They are paintings of jays and cranes, foxes and wolves, bobcats and mountain lions. Edward Aldrich calls these wildlife paintings portraits, as they are designed to not just show an animal in its...

DATE: March 31, 2016 | CATEGORY: Visual Arts