American Numismatic Association Money Museum, 818 N. Cascade Ave., 632-2646. Open Mon.-Fri., 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.; Sat., 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., Sun. noon 4 p.m. Featuring Mountains of Money: A Colorado Story through Jan. 31 and Augustus Saint-Gaudens: American Sculptor of the Gilded Age through Oct. 26.
Bridge Gallery, 218 W. Colorado Ave., 329-1574. Open Saturdays, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sundays, noon to 3 p.m. Appointments available, 329-1574. Featuring Illusion, mixed media, clay, painting, drawing and sculpture. Opening reception Fri., Oct. 3, 5-8 p.m. Show runs through Sun., Nov. 2.
Business of Art Center, 513 Manitou Ave., 685-1861. Open Tues.-Sat., 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Featuring Studio Artists' Show, Essence. Opening reception Thurs., Oct. 2, 5 8 p.m. Show runs through Nov. 4.
Clay People Working Artists Studio, 517 Manitou Ave, Manitou Springs, 685-1820, Pottery and Jewelry in Raku, Stoneware and Kosai irridescent. Meet the artists: Talia Cortez Dubay, Casey Hankin, Jeremiah Houck, Cheryl Cox Lafon, Maggie Quinn, Anne Westbrook, Julie Wink and Arlene Wood.
Coffee Warehouse, 526 S Tejon St., 227-8639. Featuring Brickworks ... and Moore, black and white photos by Nancy Moore.
Colorado Springs Fine Arts Center, 30 W. Dale St., 634-5581. $2-$5. Free to members and free to all on Saturdays. Open Tues.-Sat., 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.; Sun., 1-5 p.m. Daily docent tours at 10:30 a.m. Featuring Augustus Saint-Gaudens: Master of American Sculpture through Oct. 26, Discovering America: Art of the Early American West and The Way West: Tourism and the Marketing of the West and Gene Kloss: Southwestern Printmaker. Opening reception for art of the American West on Fri., Oct. 3, 6-7:30 p.m.
Commonwheel Artists, 102 Cañon Ave., 685-1008. Mon.-Sun., 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. Featuring Expressions From Within, works by Myron Deckard, Marica Hefti, Lee Manning, and Lou Ann Zachariah through October 14.
Cottonwood Art Academy, 102 W. Cucharras St., 520-1899. Annual Instructors' Show featuring current works by Ken Auster, Chris Alvarez, Dan Beck, Gwen Fox, Mary Dolph-Wood, Kay Jeansonne, David Knoecklein, Randall May, Chuck Mardosz, Tom Owen, Dan Schultz, and Teresa Vito. Opening reception Fri., Oct. 3, 5:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m. Show runs through Nov. 4.
The Craftwood Inn, 404 El Paso Blvd., Manitou, 685-9000. Open 5:30-10 p.m. daily. Featuring Material Adventure, mixed media works by Kim Sayers-Newlin and Betty Atherton.
Eagle Fire Gallery, 444 E. Hwy. 24, Woodland Park, 687-5700. Open daily 8 a.m. to 7 p.m. Featuring The Power of Purple, a multimedia celebration of the violet ray. Through Oct. 17.
First United Bank, 1310 United Heights. Open weekdays 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Sat., Oct. 3, 9 a.m. to noon. Featuring works by the Colorado Springs Art Guild. Opening reception Sat., Oct. 3, 5-8 p.m.
John Deaux Art Gallery, 221 S. Union, Pueblo, 719/545-8407. Featuring People and Places, new paintings by Fran Dodd. Opening reception Fri., Oct. 3, 5-9 p.m. Show runs through Nov. 1.
L.I.W. Cargo, 713 Manitou Ave., 685-0452. Open daily, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Featuring photographic works by Tracy Goodale through Oct. Opening reception Sun., Oct. 5, 6-8 p.m..
Pikes Peak Community College's Downtown Studio Campus, 100 W. Pikes Peak Ave., 527-6000. Hours: Mon-Thurs., 9 a.m. to 9 p.m.; Fri., 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.; Sat., 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Featuring Annual Art Faculty Exhibit with painting, pastels, drawings, sculpture, jewelry, ceramics, stained glass, weaving and photography.
Phototroph Gallery, 218 W. Colorado Ave., Suite 111, under the Colorado Avenue bridge, 442-6995. Open Sat., noon to 5 p.m.; Weekdays by appointment. Featuring John Cohen: Young Bob Dylan and Other Photos. The show Oct. 25. Opening reception and book sale, Fri., Oct. 3, 5 to 8 pm.
Sangre de Cristo Arts Center, 210 N. Santa Fe Ave., Pueblo, 719/295-7200. Mon.-Sat., 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. $3-$4, free to members. Featuring Gene Kloss: Centennial Celebration, Drawings and The Early Years, John Buck, Jean Gumpper, Bruce Hilvitz: Nancy Boy and Ramona Lapsely: Gyotaku Prints.
Wayne Lambert Gallery, 2605A W. Colorado Ave., Suite 214. Gallery open Sat. 10 a.m.-5 p.m. or by appointment. Call 266-6700. Featuring black-and-white photographs of the southwest U.S. and Mexico.
art announcements Body Packaging III: Identity Crisis, City Auditorium, 221 E. Kiowa. $15-$25. A new visual and performing arts extravaganza featuring original works, modeled and theatrically staged for the runway. May be unsuitable for children under 12. Sat., Oct. 11. Pre-show 6 p.m.; show at 7 p.m. Tickets at the Fine Arts Center box office, 634-5583.
Technology, Race, and Gender: Art in the 21st Century, UCCS University Center, Room 116A, 1420 Austin Bluffs Parkway. Free. Toni Dove, an internationally recognized visiting artist will lecture on virtual reality and interactive video installations that engage viewers in responsive and immersive narrative environments. Thurs., Oct. 9, 7-9 p.m. For more, call 262-4306.
Commonwheel Artists Coop in Manitou Springs currently has an opening for a jeweler/silversmith/goldsmith in the gallery. Please contact Patrick at 685-1008 for information
Downtown Art Walk, south downtown. Free. Every first Fri. of the month. Phototroph Gallery, Bridge Gallery, Smokebrush Foundation, Pikes Peak Downtown Studio, Cottonwood Art Academy, The Warehouse and Colorado Iron Works. For more, call 520-1899. Next walk: Oct. 3.
First Thursday Happy Hour, Fine Arts Center, 30 W. Dale. $4 - $8. Great food, great company, great atmosphere, great music and cocktails. Oct. 2: Country Western themed, featuring food, music, and The Art of the Early American West.