Blue Desert Tour

The Blue Desert Tour returns to Colorado! Join us on April 12, 2024, at 6 pm at the Canyons of the Ancients Visitor Center and Museum as the Blue Desert Tour encourages our Native American youth and promotes healthy ways of expression through the musical arts and improvisation. Experience the soulful rhythms of three indigenous […]

Four Corners Lecture Series

 We are thrilled to be participating in the 2024 Four Corners Lecture Series. The full schedule can be found below but we hope to see you at the Canyons of the Ancients Visitor Center & Museum for the three lectures hosted by Southwest Colorado Canyons Alliance in partnership with Canyons of the Ancients National Monument. […]

Purple Canyon Dreams

Purple Canyon Dreams Wednesday, February 21st at 6 PM Canyons of the Ancients Visitor Center and Museum 27501 CO-184, Dolores, CO 81323   This event promises to be an unforgettable experience. The show will feature spoken word poetry and hip-hop storytelling, both of which are powerful mediums for creative expression. T.S The Solution and James […]

Holiday Gift Guide

HOLIDAY GIFT GUIDE This guide offers five wonderful gifts that both support Southwest Colorado Canyons Alliance and honor your friends and loved ones. How this gift guide works: 1. Choose a gift to support Southwest Colorado Canyons Alliance. Browse through the choices below to find the perfect gift for the person that has everything. You […]

Pueblos, Potsherds, and Policies: Managing the wilderness resource in a cultural landscape

Four Corners Lecture Series Who: Chris Barns What: Pueblos, Potsherds, and Policies: Managing the wilderness resource in a cultural landscape Wilderness, Wilderness Study Area, Eligible Wilderness, Land with Wilderness Characteristics. What do these terms denote, and how are cultural and wilderness resources managed together? Join us to find out! When: October 11, 2023  |  4-5 pm Where: […]

Screen Printing Demo

Screen Printing Demonstration by Karl Bautista.  August 19th | 12 pm Canyons of the Ancients Visitor Center & Museum27501 CO-184, Dolores, CO 81323 Karl Bautista is a dedicated artist & print maker with over 20+ years of progressive experience in the field. Born and raised in the Land of Enchantment, Karl is a member of the Pueblo […]

FCLS: Society for Cultural Astronomy in the American Southwest

Four Corners Lecture Series: SCAAS Cultural Landscapes Survey Program by Greg Munson, Ray Williamson, Chris Dombrowski, Ric Alling & Mary Weahkee SCAAS has a strong and enduring interest in developing and deploying guidance on the use of new technologies to add standardized landscape orientation, feature detail and horizon data to archaeological site documentation form packages and […]

Intro to Night Sky Photography

Intro to Night Sky Photographyby Kurt Hillman September 6th | 7 pm Just in time to get you ready for our upcoming Star Party on September 15th, join us at the Canyons of the Ancients Visitor Center & Museum for a FREE presentation about wide angle night photography (15-25mm lenses), Milky Way, Star Trails, etc. […]

Special Exhibit Grand Opening

September 8 | 5-7 pm Canyons of the Ancients Visitor Center & Museum 27501 CO-184, Dolores, CO 81323 Grand opening reception for the new special exhibit My Calendar, featuring artwork by Stanton Englehart. Please join us for appetizers, live music, and a silent auction. Please RSVP We hope to see you there! Click here to […]

Moab’s Ancient Astronomers

Moab’s Ancient Astronomers by Rory Tyler September 13th | 4-5 pm Rory Tyler has been studying Moab’s ancient rock art for thirty years. Join us on September 13th at 4pm at the Canyons of the Ancients Visitor Center and Museum as he talks about four sites in the Moab area that interact with Solstices and […]