- listings2.gif: 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. Open through Oct. 28.
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.
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 Sept. 1-Dec. 31. Andy Warhol's Dream America opens Thurs., Sept. 1, 5-10 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 Van Briggle History, Sat., Sept. 24, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Commonwheel Artists Co-op Gallery, 102 Cañon Ave., Manitou Springs, 685-1008. Open daily from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. Featuring Prima Materia/Quinta Essentia runs through Sept. 26.
Gallery of Contemporary Art at UCCS, 1420 Austin Bluffs Pkwy., 262-3567. Call for hours. Featuring Watermedia XIV International. Runs through Oct. 14.
- listings4.gif: 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 Wet and Wild, works by the members of the Pikes Peak Pastel Society. Runs Sept. 2-27, opens Fri., Sept. 2, 5:30-8:30 p.m.
Mountain Living Studio, 741 Manitou Ave., Manitou Springs, 685-0225. Representing 90 Colorado high country artists in many media.
OpticalReverb, 3125 Sinton Road, 210-9799. Featuring Four Eyes on India, the works of Jonathan 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.
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.
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. Open through Oct. 28.
Pueblo Convention Center, 3020 Central Main St., 719/542-1100. Featuring artwork by Don Woodard and Rayann Orr through Dec. 31.
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. Public registration begins Sept. 6; classes begin Sept. 12.
Basketry -- Defining New Materials and New Directions, Mountain View Church of Christ, 1080 E. La Salle St. 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.
International Plein Aire Painters Worldwide Paintout Events, public viewings during this event are Sept. 9-11, noon to 1 p.m. Learn about plein aire technique at ipap.homestead.com or for more info on locations call Debbie at 531-7710.
Peak Area Performances and Artists Awards (PAPAAs), Colorado Springs Fine Arts Center, 30 W. Dale St. $20. An awards ceremony that honors artists in classical music, visual arts, theatre, popular music, poetry and choreography. Sponsored by the Pikes Peak Arts Council. Mon., Sept. 19, 6 p.m. Call 634-5583 for tickets.
Farm & Art Market, America the Beautiful Park (formerly Confluence Park), 126 Cimino Drive, 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 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.