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Ceramics studio and gallery opens on Main Avenue in Durango

Colorado Clay, a new ceramics studio and art gallery, opened in January on Main Avenue in the North Point Mall. Owner Nick Schlau envisions the sunny space as a community gathering place. He is...

DATE: Jan. 19, 2018 | CATEGORY: Business

Lego tower grows taller by the day at Arc of History intersection

Something is growing at the former Arc of History site in Durango. The beginnings of a Lego structure appeared Sunday on the metal base that used to support the infamous Arc of History near the...

DATE: Dec. 6, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Silver Sparrow jewelry gallery opens in Dolores

Silver Sparrow Designs has opened a new gallery and studio in Dolores. Owner and silversmith Kristi Smith has spent decades perfecting her custom jewelry designs. She recently renovated the back of...

DATE: Nov. 23, 2017 | CATEGORY: Arts & Entertainment

Durango’s arts funding may take new form

The city may fund the arts differently next year by offering a more targeted grant program through the Community Development Department. The city is considering setting aside $20,000 for a new...

DATE: Oct. 17, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

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

Creativity Festivity kicks off its 23rd year Thursday

When Creativity Festivity kicks off 10 days of activities this week, residents will have a chance to see Durango schools’ arts education in action. Durango School District 9-R , Animas High and...

DATE: April 4, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

FLC design majors to hold art exhibition

The opening reception for the exhibition of the graduating art and communication design majors will be 4:30 to 6 p.m. Friday in the Art Hall Art Gallery at Fort Lewis College . The exhibition will...

DATE: March 29, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Durango Planning Commission OKs comp plan

An update to the Comprehensive Plan as approved Wednesday night by the Durango Planning Commission. “This is a really incredible document that really reflects why we live here,” Planning...

DATE: March 22, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

For Ignacio students, artwork aids academics

In a time when schools across the country are increasingly cutting funding for fine arts classes, Dancing Spirits Community Arts Center in Ignacio offers children the chance to get their hands...

DATE: March 9, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Friends of the Arts to meet 10 a.m. at Durango Arts Center

The Durango Friends of the Arts will hold a general membership meeting at 10 a.m. Thursday, Jan. 12, at Durango Arts Center, 802 East Second Ave. The brief meeting will start at 10:30 a.m. after a...

DATE: Jan. 11, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Plan to move Denver sculpture leads to outrage, compromise

DENVER – The Denver Art Museum has agreed to move the soil a statue stands on with it in 2018 after news of the sculpture’s removal sparked outrage. The Denver Post reported that the museum reached...

DATE: Dec. 22, 2016 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Businesses planning downtown moves

Changes are coming to Main Avenue after the first of the year that will help fill some of the vacant downtown retail space. Several organizations are moving or expanding into high-profile...

DATE: Dec. 6, 2016 | CATEGORY: Business

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