Current Exhibits
Treasures of the Southwest

Treasures of the Southwest

The Treasures of the Southwest exhibit will annually feature a selection of Southwest textiles from The Durango Collection®, along with paintings from the Bill and Sue Hensler collection of Native American art; historical photographs and postcards from the Pennington Studio and Nina Heald Weber collections; and, pottery, sculpture and other works from the museum and archives collections. 

Ben Nighthorse Campbell: Colorado’s Renaissance Man

Ben Nighthorse Campbell: Colorado’s Renaissance Man

The Ben Nighthorse Campbell: Colorado’s Renaissance Man exhibit features some of Campbell’s furniture and memorabilia from his U.S. Senate office that he donated to the Center of Southwest Studies in 2004.

Past Exhibits

Admission is free!

Winter/Spring Hours

Monday - Friday 1:00 pm-4:00 pm; or by appointment
Monday - Friday 10:00 am-4:00 pm; or by appointment

Map & Directions

Purchase parking passes at kiosks located at Fort Lewis College Information signs near entrances to campus


Center of Southwest Studies
Fort Lewis College
1000 Rim Drive
Durango, CO 81301

Contact Us

Phone Numbers

Main Office: 970-247-7456
Library Reference Desk: 970-382-6982
Special Collections Library: 970-247-7135
Archives: 970-247-7126
College Records: 970.382.6951
Museum: 970-382-6980