Arts (general)

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Sunflower Theatre in Cortez hosts agricultural film festival

The Montezuma Land Conservancy will show a series of short movies this Saturday in an agriculture-themed film festival at the Sunflower Theatre. “Of Life and Land” will include 13 films about the...

DATE: March 21, 2017 | CATEGORY: Arts and entertainment

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Local artists petition Cortez City Council to pay for art

A group of local artists presented a petition to the Cortez City Council on Tuesday, asking for the government to pay for public art instead of borrowing it. Several artists attended the first...

DATE: March 17, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local news

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Display of Mesa Verde watercolors opens at St. Barnabas in Cortez

A Mancos artist opened a new exhibit of paintings inspired by Mesa Verde at St. Barnabas Episcopal Church on Friday. Jan Wright completed the national park’s artist-in-residence program in 2012,...

DATE: March 5, 2017 | CATEGORY: Arts and entertainment

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M-CHS explores space, sci-fi in ‘Tempest’ production

Audiences will be transported back in time and to outer space with Montezuma-Cortez High School drama department’s production of Shakespeare’s “The Tempest” this month. The M-CHS version of the...

DATE: Nov. 6, 2016 | CATEGORY: Education

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Mancos misses out on Space to Create

Mancos has lost out to Ridgway in a project that could have brought affordable housing for artists to town, officials learned last week. The Space to Create program aims to construct affordable...

DATE: Aug. 25, 2016 | CATEGORY: Local news

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3-D art show is opening at restaurant in Mancos

Cortez artist Rosie Carter brings her three-dimensional works to Olio Restaurant in Mancos this week. Carter’s show, titled “All Shining Briefly,” runs Aug. 27 through Oct. 15. It will be the third...

DATE: Aug. 23, 2016 | CATEGORY: Local news

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Arc of History artist considers legal action

Tom Holmes, creator of the Arc of History sculpture, is investigating the possibility of taking legal action against the city of Durango. Holmes, who lives in Pennsylvania, has been in contact...

DATE: Aug. 3, 2016 | CATEGORY: Local news

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Durango will say goodbye to the Arc of History

The Arc of History at the U.S. Highway 550/160 intersection is going away. On Tuesday, the Durango Public Art Commission decided to remove the controversial piece of public art after discussing...

DATE: Aug. 2, 2016 | CATEGORY: Arts and entertainment

Mancos gallery to display National Parks images

The FAD (Furniture, Art & Design} Gallery will present an exhibit of rare, original photochromes and cabinet cards by William Henry Jackson. An opening reception for the show will be held on July...

DATE: July 19, 2016 | CATEGORY: Thank you letters

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Veryl Goodnight show debuts in Fort Worth

A retrospective exhibit featuring the works of Mancos artist Veryl Goodnight opens today at the National Cowgirl Museum and Hall of Fame in Fort Worth, Texas. The show, titled “No Turning Back,”...

DATE: July 19, 2016 | CATEGORY: Local news

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Dolores Arts Guild shows off students’ work

Student artwork from the newly formed Dolores Arts Guild is on display at the Dolores Schools administration building. Dolores art teacher Jay Anderson started the guild as a way to promote local...

DATE: July 13, 2016 | CATEGORY: Local news

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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 22, 2016 | CATEGORY: Living