The art scene is Durango, CO, beautifully blends Native American, Mexican, Spanish, and American culture to create a unique experience. Downtown Durango features four incredible art galleries showcasing local, national, and international artists, as well as fun events and workshops. Best of all, these galleries are close to one of Durango Colorado Vacation’s cozy rental homes. There’s so much explore at these Durango art galleries!
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Our Favorite Durango Art Galleries
Durango Arts Center
The Durango Arts Center serves as a fantastic overview of the rich history of art through the Four Corners. More than just a gallery, the DAC offers arts education through year-round programs, holds events and festivals celebrating art, and even has its own theater company! The Center’s exhibits showcase local, national, and internationally recognized artists. The exhibits rotate regularly, so returning visitors can always find something new!
Studio & Gallery
The simply named Studio & Gallery serves as a working studio space as well as a gallery for a small group of artists. The owners of Studio & Gallery work to foster the talent of up-and-coming artists and what they bring to the community. The rotating monthly exhibitions are curated in-house and are representative of the contemporary work from local, regional, and national artists. Stop in to see the works, chat with the artists, and be a part of the art scene in Durango.
Established in 1957, Toh-Atin Gallery is recognized as a quality dealer in Native American and Southwest Art. The gallery deals in baskets, jewelry, pottery, sculpture, paintings, weavings, and so much more! This is definitely one of the best things to do near Durango. Check the calendar for upcoming events, like the seasonal art walks or the outdoor markets.
Sorrel Sky features a mix of Native American, Spanish, and classic American art in their Main Avenue gallery. You’ll love the mix of paintings, sculpture, prints, and jewelry found here. Sorrel Sky also holds workshops, teaching everything from still life paintings to basket weaving to photography. These workshops typically last for three days and fill up fast! Make sure to book early.
Stay in Luxury with Durango Colorado Vacations
Stay close to these Durango art galleries in our cozy rental house, 5th Avenue Beauty. It’s located a short drive from all of these galleries as well as great restaurants, coffee joints, and the Main Street shops that make our town so special. This three-bedroom, two-bathroom house has a welcoming open plan design, a cozy living and dining area, comfortable furniture, free Wi-Fi. Guests may bring up to two pets with them with prior approval! Your dogs will love running around in the fenced front and back yard. This is the perfect place to stay for a girl’s weekend, a family vacation, or a couple’s getaway! Browse the rest of our rentals and book your room today! We look forward to having you.