Annual Members’ Environmental Exhibit

Patricia Joy, EARTH SERIES V- DOWSING, 40×60, 2015.
Best in Show, 2015.


September 23 – October 15

Artwork Drop Off at DAC : Tuesday, September 20 from 10am – 3pm

Opening Reception : Friday, September 23 from 5 – 7pm

This exhibit provides DAC members with the opportunity to create artwork inspired by the natural landscapes of the Southwest region.  The Annual Members’ Exhibit is a non-juried, salon-style show, open to all current DAC members and there is no charge to enter this exhibit.


Reflections of Durango – Presented by the Durango Chamber of Commerce

The Durango Chamber of Commerce “Reflections of Durango” award in the amount of $250 will be selected from the artwork in the exhibition. The choice is made by Chamber of Commerce Board Members. The selected artwork will be reproduced (1000 prints) and distributed to all Chamber members. The Durango Chamber of Commerce has first option to purchase the artwork for possible auction at their Annual Awards Event, Durango Rocks.

Presented by the Durango Arts Center

  • $250 Best in Show
  • $125 2nd Place
  • $75 3rd Place

For more information about entering the exhibit, download the Call to Artists or contact Exhibits Director, Peter Hay at or by calling (970) 259-2606, Ext 12 to learn more.


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Featured Programming

Thursday, October 13

Panel Discussion 6pm

Film Screening 7-8pm

$10 Admission

DAC will screen the film, “This Changes Everything,” based on the controversial book, This Changes Everything: Capitalism vs The Climate (2014) written by journalist Naomi Klein.  Directed by Avi Lewis and shot over 211 days in nine countries and five continents over four years, This Changes Everything is an epic attempt to re-imagine the vast challenge of climate change.


Dan Olson, Executive Director of San Juan Citizens Alliance


Dr. Rebecca Clausen, Associate Professor and Chair of Sociology of Fort Lewis College

Laurie Dickson, Programs Director of 4CORE, Four Corners Office For Resource Efficiency

Dr. Janine Fitzgerald, Professor of Sociology/Human Services of Fort Lewis College

Rachel Landis, Coordinator of Fort Lewis College Environmental Center

Dick White, Mayor Pro Tem/City Councilor and Environmental Advocate