- 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 Warhols Dream America through Dec. 31.
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.
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, thebac.org. Featuring A Reason for Red, a juried, themed exhibition of recent work by 28 Pikes Peak Watercolor Society members. Runs through Oct. 15.
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 through Dec. 31.
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.
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 through Sept. 27.
Elements Art Gallery, 2616 W. Colorado Ave., Suite 1, 633-3899. Featuring Freedom of the Spirit, with free-willed angels, horses and landscapes by Alexis Hmielak. Runs through September.
Gallery of Contemporary Art at UCCS, 1420 Austin Bluffs Pkwy., 262-3567. Call for hours. Featuring Watermedia XIV International. Runs through Oct. 14.
OpticalReverb, 3125 Sinton Road, 210-9799. Featuring Four Eyes on India, the works of Jonathan and Beth Evans, through Sept. 30. A Walk Through Nature to benefit the Sierra Club on Fri., Sept. 16, 5 p.m., $5.
- Business of Art Center, 513 Manitou Ave., Manitou Springs, 685-1861, thebac.org. Featuring A Reason for Red, a juried, themed exhibition of recent work by 28 Pikes Peak Watercolor Society members. Runs through Oct. 15.
Pikes Peak Library District Art Exhibits, various locations, call 531-6333 for more. Gardens: Nature's Palette from Sept. 18 to Oct. 28; Tales from the Arabian Nights through Sept. 30; Breyer Model Horses through Sept. 30 at Penrose Library, 20 N. Cascade Ave. John Irwin's Nature Photography through Sept. 30 at East Library, 5550 N. Union Blvd.
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.
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. Representing The West Art Exhibit and Sale, featuring work of regional artists from Sept. 22-Nov. 19. Opens Thurs., Sept. 22, 5-8 p.m. Parks and Open Spaces: Carolyn Hoyle runs through Nov. 12. The Bishop Tafoya Collection runs through Nov. 5. Whips and Spurs runs through Oct. 29. Lynn Stenzel's landscapes run through Nov. 12. Doug Candelaria's oil paintings through Nov. 12.
The Shops at Briargate, 1885 Briargate Pkwy., 265-6264. Featuring Casas for CASA playhouses on display through Sept. 25.
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.
Smokebrush Gallery, 218 W. Colorado Ave., Suite 102. Featuring the CD premiere of Wind and Rain Worthy, original music by Treeanna MacHardy, as well as a documentary film fundraiser for The Thread that Connects Us. Also showing Eschucen y Lo Entendran Listen and You Will Understand, a documentary by Harrison High School Students. Sat., Sept. 10, noon to 5 p.m. Call 685-9051 for more.
John Cobb Woodturning Workshop, Tri-Lakes Center for the Arts, 304 Highway 105, Palmer Lake. $20. Learn about tools, spindle turning, face turning, sanding and wood choices. Sat., Sept. 10, 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Call 481-0475 for more.
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 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.