"The Durango Arts Center provides Durango and surrounding communities opportunities to create, to promote and to participate in diverse arts experiences."

Start With Art at DAC

Call to Artists


“An Enduring Wilderness”
Celebrating the 50th Anniversary of the Wilderness Act
Annual Members Exhibition
October 24 – November 15
Opening reception: Friday, October 24 from 5-7 p.m

This is an opportunity for our member artists to create work which illuminates the splendor and the grandeur, the fragility, the vulnerability, the overwhelming magnificence of the natural world, and to explore the relationship between oneself and the real and the mystical landscapes of nature.  Click here for more exhibit info

Click here to download the prospectus and application.

Acting Workshop

Photo by Hailey King

Photo by Hailey King

With Theresa A. Carson, DAC’s Artistic Director and Theatre Manager

Wednesdays, October 22, 29 and November 5 from 6:30–8 p.m.
Saturdays, October 25 and November 1 from 10:30 a.m.–12 p.m.

$90 general / $75 DAC members / $25 students
Click here for more info

Upcoming Theatre


October 17, 18, 23, 24, 25 at 7:30 PM
October 26 at 3 PM

Directed by Mona Wood-Patterson
Set/Lighting Designed by Charles Ford

Produced in collaboration with Fort Lewis College Theatre Department and Merely Players

Click here for more info. Watch the trailer!

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