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Exhibit - Selections from the Durango Collection®

Exhibit - Selections from the Durango Collection®

While we always look for reasons to share our world-class textile collections, this pandemically-disrupted year demanded that we showcase the beauty, artistry, resilience, and joy contained within The Durango Collection®.

When you look around the exhibit you can appreciate the skill and tradition in these textiles as well as the universal designs reflected in the wall art of Hopi artist Duane Koyawena and Diné artist Landis Bahe. Building on the successful collaboration on PIVOT: Skateboard Deck Art, we are excited to highlight Hopi and Diné textiles both historic and contemporary that connect with the vibrant colors, universal symbols, and uplifting messages from our 2020 exhibit.

We hope that you will draw inspiration from the weavers’ connections to the natural world and their commitment to their art form and cultural practices along with the beautiful artwork showcased on the wall alongside them.

Thursday, May 13, 2021/Author: Tapley-Booth, Julie/Number of views (607)/Comments (0)/
Categories: Current Exhibits
Exhibit - Throughline: Student Works Inspired by  the Center's Collections

Exhibit - Throughline: Student Works Inspired by the Center's Collections

exhibit appointments now available

Our newest exhibit features works by Fort Lewis College students, showcased alongside pieces from the Center's collections.
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4/7/2021 - 4/1/2022/Author: Tapley-Booth, Julie/Number of views (3729)/Comments (0)/
Ben Nighthorse Campbell

Ben Nighthorse Campbell

This rotation, Ben Nighthorse Campbell: A Fighting Spirit, is in celebration of the 2021 Olympic Games in Tokyo. It features items representing Campbell’s fighting spirit as captain of the U.S. Olympic team in 1964 and other championships during his judo career in the Ben Nighthorse Campbell Gallery.

Tuesday, January 31, 2017/Author: Hitti, Bradley/Number of views (11271)/Comments (0)/
Categories: Current Exhibits

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