- Commonwheel Artists Co-op Gallery, 102 Caon Ave., Manitou Springs, 685-1008. Open daily from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. Featuring Prima Materia/Quinta Essentia from Aug. 26-Sept. 26. Opens Fri., Aug. 26, 5-8 p.m.
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 to 4 p.m. Free. Featuring Barter, Bits and Dollars: The Money of Colonial America through October.
Art Gallery of the Rockies, 5051 N. Academy Blvd., 260-1873. Open Mon.-Fri., 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.; Sat., 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Featuring a miniature art gallery by Judy Crowley that was featured in the July 2005 Dollhouse Miniatures Magazine.
The Artists' Alcove, The Antique Gallery, 21 N. Nevada Ave., 785-4814. Open Mon.-Sat., 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Featuring expressionist artwork by Stanley Alan Randolph.
Bella Art & Frame, 366 2nd St., Suite B, Monument, 487-7691. Open Tues.-Fri., 10 a.m. to 5:50 p.m.; Sat., 10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Featuring custom framing, fine crafts and wearables.
Blue Spruce Gallery, 205 W. Main St., Florence, 719/784-1339. Featuring southwest style paintings by Jan Oliver and nature and southwest inspired designs in clay and tiles by Ann Kelly. Runs through Sept. 28.
The Bridge Gallery, 218 W. Colorado Ave., 232-9368. Featuring Hang Ups, an all-members show of work made from domestic appliances, clothing and other pieces designed to be hung from a clothesline in the gallery. Runs Aug. 5-28.
Boulder Street Gallery, 725 N. Tejon St., 636-9358. Featuring black and white giclee panoramic prints of Garden of the Gods and Pikes Peak by Bruce Elliott. Runs through August.
Business of Art Center, 513 Manitou Ave., Manitou Springs, 685-1861. Featuring the Pikes Peak Pastel Society exhibit, Point of Departure. The gallery is free, open Tues-Sat., 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.; Sun., noon to 4 p.m.
Coburn Gallery at Colorado College, Worner Center, 902 N. Cascade Ave., 389-6607. Open Tues.-Sat., 12:30-7:30 p.m. Featuring Pressure: 35 Years of Printmaking at CC, an exhibit featuring CC faculty and alumni printmakers. Runs Sept. 6-Nov. 19. Artist reception on Thurs., Oct. 6, 4:30-7:30 p.m.
Colorado Springs Fine Arts Center, 30 W. Dale St., 634-5581. $5-$10. Open Mon.-Thurs., 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.; Fri., Sat., 9 a.m. to 10 p.m.; Sun., 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Exhibits include The Brasch Collection of Contemporary Art through Oct. 16. Presenting Andy Warhol's Dream America from September 1-December 31. Andy Warhol's Dream America opens on Thurs., Sept. 1, 4-7 p.m.
Colorado Springs Pioneers' Museum, 215 S. Tejon St., 385-5990. Open Tues.-Sat., 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Free. Featuring Lula Evans: A Woman's Life in Quilts runs through December. Quilts and Fine Woodworking Exhibition runs Sept. 3 through Oct. 28. White Gloved Tours in the Quilt and Woodworking Exhibition on Sept. 10, 17, Oct. 1, 8, 15, 10:30 a.m. Walk Through VanBriggle History, Sat., Sept. 24, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Cottonwood Artists' School and Studios, 25 Cimino Drive, 522-1899. Open Tues-Thurs.; Fri., 9 a.m. to noon; Sat., 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.; or by appointment. Featuring Color and Light, a watercolors exhibit. Runs through Aug. 31.
Elements Art Gallery, 2616 W. Colorado Ave., 633-3899, elementsartgallery.com. Open Wed.-Mon., 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. or by appointment. Featuring New Beginnings by Lorraine Sheppard. Runs through Aug. 31.
Fast Frames, 5154 Centennial Blvd., 227-0161. Open Tues.-Fri., 9:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.; Sat., 9:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Featuring black and white giclee panoramic prints of Garden of the Gods and Pikes Peak by Bruce Elliott. Runs through August.
Fireplace Gallery, 5575 Industrial Place, 574-3224. Featuring the 2005 Summer Fine Art Sale of the Colorado Springs Art Guild (CSAG). The sale continues through Aug. 31.
Gallery of Contemporary Art at UCCS, 1420 Austin Bluffs Pkwy., 262-3567. Call for hours. Featuring Watermedia XIV International. Runs Aug. 19-Oct. 14.
L.I.W. Cargo Art Gallery, 713 Manitou Ave., Manitou Springs, 685-0452. Featuring Roger W. Carlson's Summer Landscapes through Aug. 31.
Mountain Living Studio, 741 Manitou Ave., Manitou Springs, 685-0225. Representing 90 Colorado high country artists in many mediums.
New West Art and Frame, 4689 Centennial Blvd., 528-2402. Featuring black and white giclee panoramic prints of Garden of the Gods and Pikes Peak by Bruce Elliott. Runs through August.
Optical Reverb, 3125 Sinton Road, 210-9799. Featuring Self Imposed, artwork by Keith Stewart. Runs through Aug. 31. Four Eyes on India, the works of Jonathan McCoy and Beth Evans opens on Fri., Sept. 2, 6 p.m. and runs through Sept. 30. A Walk Through Nature to benefit the Sierra Club on Fri., Sept. 16, 5 p.m., $5.
OpticalReverb in Phantom Canyon, 2 E. Pikes Peak Ave., 210-9799. Featuring works by Don Harding, Clayton Ross and Jason Herzog through Sept. 1.
Orly's Art Gallery, 730 S. Tejon St., 630-3371. Featuring a multi-artist exhibit of traditional work in Colorado through Aug. 31.
Phototroph Gallery, 16 Ruxton Ave., Manitou Springs, 685-1313. Open Wed.-Sat., 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.; Sun., noon to 5 p.m. Presents It's Only Rock & Roll through Sept. 4.
ProRodeo Hall of Fame, 101 ProRodeo Dr., 528-4761. Open daily, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Featuring Making A Hand: Ranch Children of New Mexico through Aug. 31.
Public library exhibits, free. Penrose Public Library, 20 N. Cascade Ave., featuring Fine Art of the Pikes Peak Region, created by artists over 5,5 and Depression Glass, runs through Aug. 30. Monument Branch Library, 1706 Lake Woodmoor Dr., Monument, featuring Model Airplanes and Fine Art of the Pikes Peak Region, created by artists over 55, through Aug. 30. Sand Creek Branch, 1821 S. Academy Blvd., Carnegie Libraries through Aug. 30.
Pueblo Convention Center, 3020 Central Main St., 719/542-1100. Featuring artwork by Don Woodard and Rayann Orr through Dec. 31.
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. Full Throttle: Underground Art & the Motorcycle through Aug. 27. The Chop Shop and Steel City Tattoo through Aug. 20. European Addiction, through Aug. 27. Buell Children's Museum featuring Hog Wild, exhibitions featuring pigs and bikes in art through Sept. 3.
The Shops at Briargate, 1885 Briargate Pkwy., 265-6264. Featuring Casas for CASA playhouses on display through Sept. 25.
Textures Gallery, 113 N. Tejon St., 475-2104. Open Mon.-Sat., 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Featuring jewelry, glasswork, wearable art, sculpture and mixed media along with artwork by local artists Michael Baum, Christin Weathers and Deb McMahon.
art events and openings Bemis School of Art, now registering for fall classes for adults and children. Colorado Springs Fine Arts Center, 30 W. Dale St., 475-2444. Courses include art classes, Warhol-inspired classes, photography classes, jewelry classes, drama classes and more. Members registration begins Aug. 29; public registration begins Sept. 6; classes begin Sept. 12.
Commonwheel Artists Co-op Gallery, 102 Cañon Ave., Manitou Springs, 685-1008. Open daily from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. Featuring Fanciful & Real Beasts through Aug. 22. Featuring Prima Materia/Quinta Essentia from Aug. 26-Sept. 26. Opens Fri., Aug. 26, 5-8 p.m.
Plantera Group, 731 N. Weber St., 886-0456. Open Mon.-Thurs., 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.; Fri., 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Featuring Art and Music, a charity benefit for the Pikes Peak Center Encore Fund. Runs Aug. 26-Oct. 28. Opening Fri., Aug. 26, 5-8 p.m.
Basketry -- Defining New Materials and New Directions, Mountain View Church of Christ, 1080 E. La Salle. A slide lecture by noted basketmaker Marilyn Moore, presented by the Pikes Peak Weavers Guild. Fri., Sept. 9, 9 a.m. Call 685-4251 for more.
Farm & Art Market, America the Beautiful Park (formerly Confluence Park), 126 Cimino Dr., runs Saturdays, 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Runs through Oct. 29. Market at Soda Springs Park, 404 Manitou Ave., Manitou Springs runs Wednesdays, 4-7 p.m. Runs through Sept. 28. Call 640-6154 or visit farmandartmarket.org for more.
Monument Valley Park Farmers Market and Craft Fair, at the south end of the park, just off of Bijou Street, on Westview Place. Featuring fresh produce, homemade crafts, lotions and soaps, fresh cut flowers, unique jewelry and more. Runs Mondays, 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. through Sept. 26. Call 635-0944 for more.
Woodland Park Fine Arts & Crafts Fair, Memorial Park (three blocks north of Highway 24), Woodland Park. Featuring art, crafts and more. Takes place next to the Teller County Farmers Market. Runs Fridays, 7 a.m. to 1 p.m., through Sept. 16. Call 232-4449 for more.