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

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

Music infuses the visual art of Fort Lewis professor

Hearing and seeing are not separate senses for Fort Lewis College associate professor Tony Holmquist . In his multidisciplinary approach to art, Holmquist’s visual art informs his musical...

DATE: Nov. 13, 2016 | CATEGORY: Local News

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