Art & Galleries
Check out the amazing art and galleries found in Durango featuring local talent, amazing photography, and creative spaces.
This space is truly an unforgettable experience with the highest-quality Native American Art. The staff are extremely friendly and welcoming and provide much more than art. They fill you with knowledge and the culture behind so many of the wonderful pieces of art. Established in 1957, it is recognized as the quality dealer in Native American and Southwest art in Durango, Colorado.
A multimedia art gallery that specializes in designer jewelry, art glass, wall art and much more. Representing local and regional artists. Unique lines differ from the norm. A wide variety of products and -prices. Azul has a bright, friendly atmosphere. 781 Main Ave., 375-7742.
Beads and Beyond
In the heart of downtown Durango, the premier store for unique gifts, jewelry and accessories. The region’s largest assortment of beads, gems, charms and supplies for creative people who make jewelry. Inspiration, classes, lessons and experts on hand. Open daily. 840 Main Ave., 247-1204, www.beadsdurango.com.
Durango Arts Center
A nonprofit organization dedicated to advancing visual and cultural arts for individual and community enrichment, the DAC works to ensure the arts thrive in the Four Corners. DAC provides the community with diverse art experiences, educational opportunities and vibrant expressions in many arts. 802 E. Second Ave., 259-2606.
Earthen Vessel Gallery
A display of all things handmade — including contemporary jewelry, pottery, art glass, metal, mixed media, wall art, and wearable art from both local and nationally known artists. The gallery’s collection of American Craft is eclectic, with a wide range of prices for gift giving. Downtown. 115 W. Ninth St., 247-1281.
Karyn Gabaldon Arts
“Elegance through art and nature” best describes this contemporary art gallery, featuring local landscapes and Zen paintings by owner Karyn Gabaldon. The gallery also has Asian-inspired gifts and magnificent jewelry, along with interior and exterior sculptures. Since 1980. 680 Main Ave., 970-247-9018.
In the heart of Durango’s vibrant art scene, the gallery showcases the photography of traveling artist Frank Comisar. The images are available in many sizes and media. Frank leads numerous workshops for aspiring photographers. Custom orders always welcome. 10am–6pm daily except Sundays. 708 Main Ave., 970-403-5853.
Sorrel Sky Gallery
Sorrel Sky Gallery, in historic downtown Durango, specializes in a contemporary blend of regional fine art and jewelry. A unique and exciting gallery experience. Highlighting the stunning jewelry designs of Ben Nighthorse. 828 Main Ave., 970-247-3555.
Studio & Gallery
This gallery is a combination studio, gallery and retail store. The space is shared by artisans with talents that include painting, illustration, sculpture, graphic design and more. The artisans engage in creative dialogues with gallery visitors, as well as display and sell their work. 1027 Main Ave., 970-426-9853.
Traders in Navajo rugs since 1957, the family-owned Toh-Atin Gallery has long been recognized as one of the country’s finest gallery operations. Featuring Native American–made jewelry, kachinas, baskets, prints, paintings, sculpture and pottery, Navajo weavings, and other fine southwestern art. 145 W. Ninth St., 970-247-8277.