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Durango Art Brigade Provides Paid Work Opportunities for Artists This Spring

By |2021-04-26T09:52:16-06:00April 26th, 2021|Create Local, News|

This pop-up art initiative provides intergenerational engagement in public art, encourages support for local businesses, and activates Durango’s social sphere! Photo by Scott DW Smith, Imagesmith Photo Please credit photographer when sharing this photo.  The Durango Art Brigade (DAB) is a public art initiative that was launched last [...]

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Music as Inspiration

By |2018-05-27T12:45:49-06:00May 27th, 2018|Create Local|

From Alissa Wolf, Executive Director of iAM Music. Local First and iAM Music are working in partnership on the Cultivate Campaign. Christiana, age 11 (quoted above), is one of several talented and dedicated students at iAM MUSIC who is receiving a scholarship to further her studies in music and pursue her passion! As a [...]

Local Artists Share Story: Durango Joes Mural

By |2019-02-17T16:32:07-07:00March 19th, 2018|Artist Spotlight, Create Local, Home Page, Localists Spotlight|

Who: Local artists Hayley Kirkman, Sarah Sturm, Allie Wolfe, and Dakotah Andreatta.  What: Local is the Way! mural on the side of Durango Joe's When: This project started in August 2017  How: We had originally planned to work with another local business to paint directly on their wall, but they receded their offer mid-way through planning. Thus, we [...]

Join us for an Elegant Evening at Eolus!

By |2018-03-06T20:51:14-07:00March 6th, 2018|Create Local|

About Elegant Evening at Eolus Elegant Evening at Eolus is a benefit for the iAM MUSIC Institute, in partnership with Local First. We are asking the community to join us for a 3-course experience plus wine and music at Eolus Rooftop on April 5th, 2018 with the iAM MUSIC Founders, Board of Directors & [...]

Creative Artisan Economy

By |2018-03-05T13:07:14-07:00June 5th, 2017|Create Local|

LA PLATA COUNTY’S CREATIVE ARTISAN ECONOMY Looking for something of immeasurable quality and creativity? Our local artists, musicians, and creative industries make La Plata County unique while also boosting our economy. According a recent study released by the City of Durango, non-profit and public arts and cultural organizations were directly responsible for $18.1 million [...]