- 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.
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 through 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. Lula Evans: A Woman's Life in Quilts runs through December. Quilts and Fine Woodworking Exhibition runs through Oct 28. White Gloved Tours in the Quilt and Woodworking Exhibition on Oct. 1, 8, 15, 10:30 a.m. Walk Through Van Briggle 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 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. Featuring The Garden, Lori Lusk's paintings of Garden of the Gods. Opens Fri., Oct. 7, 5-8 p.m. and runs through October.
Gallery of Contemporary Art at UCCS, 1420 Austin Bluffs Pkwy., 262-3567. Call for hours. Featuring Watermedia XIV International. Runs through Oct. 14.
OpticalReverb Gallery, 3125 Sinton Road, 210-9799. Featuring A Walk Through Nature to benefit the Sierra Club through Oct. 8.
Phototroph Gallery, 16 Ruxton Ave., Manitou Springs, 685-1313, phototroph.com. Open Wed.-Sat., 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.; Sun., noon to 5 p.m. Featuring Nocturnal Suburbia, a collection of photographs about suburbia by Patti Hallock. Runs through Oct. 1.
- Commonwheel Artists Co-op Gallery, 102 Caon Ave., Manitou Springs, 685-1008. Open daily from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Featuring Prima Materia/Quinta Essentia runs through Sept. 26. Kaleidoscope runs Sept. 30-Oct. 17.
Pikes Peak Library District Art Exhibits, various locations, call 531-6333 for more. Gardens: Nature's Palette through 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.
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.
Smokebrush Gallery, 218 W. Colorado Ave., Suite 102, 444-1012. Open Wed., Fri., Sat., noon to 5 p.m. and by appointment. Featuring art exhibit It's All Relative, works by Cris Pulos, Jean Pulos, Nikos Pulos and Melanie Audet. Runs through Oct. 1.
Velez Gallery, 220 N. Tejon St., 630-3710. Featuring Oaxacan Wood Carvings and Hopi and Zuni Silversmiths on Sept. 23, 4-9 p.m.; Sept. 24, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.; Sept. 25, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. The artists, Hopi silversmith Danielle Wadsworth, Zuni silversmith Phyllis Coonsis and Zapotec carvers Hugo and Sergio Santiago Ibauez will demonstrate and sell their art on all three days.
The Winter Gallery, 265 Lodgepole Way, Monument, 488-1063. Open Wed.-Fri., 1-5 p.m.; Sat., 1-3 p.m. Featuring the fine art paintings and sculptures of local and regional artists. Also participates in the Monument Art Hop on the third Thursday night of every month.
art events and openings All Souls Unitarian Universalist Church, 730 N. Tejon St., 633-7717. Featuring photographs by local artist Michael Pach titled Colorado Inspirations from Sept. 23 to Dec. 31. Opens Fri., Sept. 23, 6-8 p.m.
The Gallery at Rich Designs, 1731 Mount Washington Ave. Featuring The Art of Living, work that reflects the celebration of life, benefiting Pikes Peak Hospice & Pallative Care. Sat., Sept. 24, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Call Robin at 633-3400 ext. 610 for more.
Manitou Springs Artwalk Weekend, featuring special art exhibitions, demonstrations by area artists, delightful and varied menus and welcoming hospitality at 14 galleries in Manitou Springs. Fri., Sept. 23, 5-8 p.m.; Sat., Sept. 24, 10 a.m. to 8 p.m.; Sun., Sept. 25, noon to 4 p.m. Visit manitousprings.org for a map and info or call 685-5089 for more.
Pikes Peak Depression Glass Club Annual Show, City Auditorium, 221 N. Weber Ave. $4. Featuring Depression-era glass, dinnerware and art pottery on display and for sale. Sept. 24, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.; Sept. 25, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Call 535-7148 or visit ppdgc.com for more.
El Pueblo History Museum, 301 N. Union Ave., Pueblo, 719/583-0453. $1. Featuring 17th Annual Mercado with tours, dance performances, blacksmith, weaving and quilt demonstrations, and more. Sept. 24-25, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.
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.