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Senior Center seeks vendors for annual Bazaar

The Durango Senior Center is looking for vendors to sell crafts and homemade items at the annual Arts and Crafts Bazaar from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Dec. 3. The cost for a table at the bazaar is $25....

DATE: Oct. 17, 2016 | CATEGORY: Local News

New public art not funded in 2017 budget

The city may not buy new public art in 2017. In the proposed budget presented Friday, no money is proposed for new professional art pieces, Assistant to the City Manager Sherri Dugdale said. ...

DATE: Oct. 14, 2016 | CATEGORY: Local News

Wool and Fiber Festival will be Oct. 8

The Animas Museum will host its annual Wool and Fiber Festival from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Oct. 8 at 3065 West Second Ave. Wool spinning and carding demonstrations, wool and fiber vendors, and live...

DATE: Oct. 2, 2016 | CATEGORY: Local News

Margaret Barge, artist and teacher, dies at 88

Whether it was helping to found the Durango Arts Center , teaching hundreds of locals to express themselves through art or creating her own award-winning art, Margaret Barge made a lasting mark on...

DATE: Aug. 19, 2016 | CATEGORY: Local News

Durango High student wows at national music theatre awards

Not only was Durango High School student Curtis Salinger named the outstanding lead actor in a musical in the state , he managed to impress the judges at the National High School Music Theatre...

DATE: July 4, 2016 | CATEGORY: Local News

La Plata Quilters Guild celebrates 30 years of artistry, philanthropy

Quilting historically has provided a way to keep people warm, offered a creative outlet to women and served, upon occasion, as a means of protest or advocacy. For the La Plata Quilters Guild ,...

DATE: June 19, 2016 | CATEGORY: Local News

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

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

Native American artists redo hotel

ALBUQUERQUE – Dade Lahar stepped into the hotel room with splashes of electric blue and teepees outlined in neon green before scanning a mural that offered a contemporary take on Native American...

DATE: May 12, 2016 | CATEGORY: Arts & Entertainment

Art piece to decorate Fort Lewis Community Concert Hall wall

Visitors arriving at the Community Concert Hall at Fort Lewis College have been greeted by a giant blank wall. But by the end of the summer, that wall will be blank no more. “Reflection,” a...

DATE: May 7, 2016 | CATEGORY: Local News

‘It’s the soul of Durango’

The view of the Animas River from longtime local artist and gallery owner Karyn Gabaldon’s home studio is spectacular, and is the inspiration for her new show, “Homage to EL Rio De Las Animas...

DATE: May 5, 2016 | CATEGORY: Arts & Entertainment

Help pick a sculpture for Carnegie Building

A student-crafted sculpture is planned for the grounds of the Carnegie Building, and the public can weigh in on three finalists Wednesday. Durango High School students designed the concepts and...

DATE: April 24, 2016 | CATEGORY: Local News