Bringing people together to explore and engage in arts and culture through diverse in-house exhibitions.

2019 The Girl and the Shedding Fox


The Girl and the Shedding Fox by Lisa Sanders and Sandra Hunter June 7th - June 29th, 2019, Barbara Conrad Gallery Artist and Writer Talk TBD Collaborative hybrid installation of visual artworks around a narrative. The Fox lives in a small shed where she is isolated and hated by the villagers who blame her [...]

2019 The Girl and the Shedding Fox2019-07-10T18:19:59-06:00

2019 Triple Jeopardy – Kayla Shaggy


Triple Jeopardy By Kayla Shaggy June 7 - 29, 2019 Barbara Conrad Gallery Opening Reception, Friday, June 7th, 2019, 5-7pm “The goal of this gallery is to show what it means to be in "triple jeopardy" and how it influences me as an artist and my artwork. As a gay, indigenous woman I am [...]

2019 Triple Jeopardy – Kayla Shaggy2019-07-10T18:06:22-06:00



43rd ANNUAL JURIED EXHIBITION Dates of Exhibit: May 3, 2019 - June 1, 2019 The Durango Arts Center is pleased to provide a professional juried exhibit for artists working in all media.  In its 43rd year, the Annual Juried Exhibit continues to be a national competition in order to broaden creative expression, both in and [...]

43rd ANNUAL JURIED EXHIBITION2019-07-10T17:56:47-06:00

ETCHINGS – Ron Fundingsland


ETCHINGS Printmaking by Ron Fundingsland May 3 ~ June 29, 2019, Friends of the Arts Library Opening Reception: Friday, May 3, 2019  5 ~ 7 pm   Ron Fundingsland was born in Burlington, CO in 1947 and received a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree from the University of Colorado, Boulder in 1970. More recently, he [...]

ETCHINGS – Ron Fundingsland2019-07-10T18:24:07-06:00

Creativity Festivity – 25th Annual


A Royal Celebration of 25 Years of Creativity Festivity! Durango's annual Creativity Festivity celebration launched in 1992, modeled after the Kennedy Centers’ Imagination Celebration.  It was a one week event showcasing student art work at the Durango Arts Center, which was then housed on the second floor of the Main Mall. [...]

Creativity Festivity – 25th Annual2019-07-10T17:48:35-06:00

2019 Animas River Series – Caryl Goode


Animas River Series Artwork by Caryl Goode Entrada Gallery April 26th - June 1, 2019 Artist Statement When the Animas River turned orange in 2015, I witnessed the fragility of the river and its ecosystem. While our community reacted viscerally, I sought solace and inspiration watching the rebirth of the river. The ducks floated [...]

2019 Animas River Series – Caryl Goode2019-06-01T18:02:35-06:00

Imprint – Andrea Martins


Imprint By Andrea Martens March 15 - April 27   In her new body of work Martens continues her exploration of mixed media printmaking, focusing on the complexities surrounding the human impact on our oceans and their inhabitants in contemporary industrial society. In this work she furthers her investigation of the human-animal relationship and issues [...]

Imprint – Andrea Martins2019-07-10T18:03:22-06:00

The Merging of Digital and Analog Materials and Techniques – Lee Apted


Information Studies Mixed-media artworks by Lee Apted 3/1 - 3/31 Entrada Gallery Opening Reception, March 1st, 5pm-7pm   Artist Statement: Lee Apted’s work is an expanded form of mixed media, combining digital and traditional materials, as well as experimental tools and techniques. A work may consist of chalk, charcoal, colored pencil, crayon, graphite, marker, pen, [...]

The Merging of Digital and Analog Materials and Techniques – Lee Apted2019-07-10T18:01:07-06:00

Three Views: Charles, Collin and Devon Parson


Three Views: Charles, Collin and Devon Parson 3/1 - 3/30, Barbara Conrad Gallery Opening Reception: March 1st, 5-7pm Artist Talk: March 2nd, 4pm, Barbara Conrad Gallery   Father and two sons come together to present three views of the mountain through visual art.   Charles:   CHARLES (Chuck) PARSON studied at the A.E. Backus [...]

Three Views: Charles, Collin and Devon Parson2019-07-10T18:12:34-06:00

Sands Of Oman: Photography by Margy Dudley


Sands of Oman The Photography of Margy Dudley January 18 - March 9, 2019 EXHIBITION DATES: January 18 - March 9, 2018 OPENING RECEPTION: Friday, January 18 at 5-7pm The Friends of the Art Library are pleased to present a [...]

Sands Of Oman: Photography by Margy Dudley2019-07-10T17:41:09-06:00