Arts (general)

Cortez City Council approves public art advisory committee

On Tuesday, the Cortez City Council gave final approval to the creation of a public art advisory committee. The committee has been in the works since March, when several local artists signed a...

DATE: Oct. 27, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

New artist comes to Mancos Olio gallery

The next art display at Olio restaurant and gallery in Mancos will be a series of tapestries woven from wood. The gallery will hold an artist reception on Saturday for Cortez craftsman Kyle Bauman....

DATE: Oct. 10, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Family of artists presents work in Mancos

Mary and Lory Lovato, two New Mexico artists whose jewelry is regularly sold at the Kilgore American Indian Art gallery in Mancos, presented their work in person for the first time on Sept. 30. The...

DATE: Oct. 9, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Mesa Verde National Park to host Native American art show

Native American artists from the Four Corners region will visit Mesa Verde National Park on Labor Day weekend for the second annual Mesa Verde Art and Culture Fair. About a dozen painters,...

DATE: Aug. 30, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Telluride artist opens show in Olio gallery in Mancos

Daniel Kanow hopes to bring a little of Colorado’s scenic outdoors into the Olio restaurant and gallery in Mancos. The Telluride painter and sculptor helped install several of his works at Olio on...

DATE: Aug. 8, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Cortez Public Art Committee takes shape

Cortez could soon have a new committee to respond to local artists’ concerns about getting paid for public artwork. In March, a group of Cortez artists signed a petition asking the city to create a...

DATE: July 21, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Mancos artist asks permission to install public mosaics

A mosaic artist has asked for the town board’s support in her efforts to make Mancos prettier. Lily Russo, of Lily Mosaics, gave a presentation to the board on June 28 with some proposals and...

DATE: July 3, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Documentary footage on missing Mesa Verde hiker filmed in Cortez

A studio is filming a documentary in Cortez and Mesa Verde National Park this week, to focus on the search and rescue efforts surrounding the disappearance of Mitchell Dale Stehling, 51, in 2013....

DATE: June 22, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Cortez Quilt Co. makes Top 20 list

Cortez Quilt Co. has been named one of the top 11 quilt shops in North America by the Better Homes and Gardens Quilt Sampler Magazine. The magazine is published twice a year, and 20 shops are...

DATE: May 14, 2017 | CATEGORY: Business

Mancos Creative District hires new staffers

The Mancos Creative District has hired several new staff members and has plans for a major project over the next few months. Sarah Syverson is the new director for the group, and Carol Mehesy will...

DATE: May 1, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Artists show off work at Cortez City Hall

Cortez city staff have held numerous tours and open houses since they moved into the new City Hall, but at a special reception on Wednesday, the focus was on the art decorating the walls. Several...

DATE: April 22, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

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