- Art Wars III Call for Entries, looking for artists, musicians, performance artists, dancers and poets for a one-night event on Sat., April 1. Visit funktionflux.org or call 633 -3523 for more.
All Souls Unitarian Universalist Church, 730 N. Tejon St., 633-7717. Open Tues.-Fri., 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Featuring nature photography by Michael J. Pach through Dec. 30.
American Numismatic Association Money Museum, 818 N. Cascade Ave., 632-2646. Open Tues.-Fri., 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.; Sat., 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.; Sun., noon to 5 p.m. Free. Featuring The Money of the World Today with coins and paper money from each of 192 countries on six continents.
Antlers Hilton Hotel, 4 S. Cascade Ave. Featuring Take 7, works by a collective of Colorado Springs photographers. Runs through Jan. 8. Call Sandra at 351-3029 for more info.
Business of Art Center, 513 Manitou Ave., Manitou Springs, 685-1861. Featuring Food for Thought, a holiday collection of food-themed artful gifts, accessories and dcor. Runs through Dec. 31.
Colorado Springs Fine Arts Center, 30 W. Dale St., 634-5581. $5-$10 admission, additional program fees may apply. 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. The museum closes at 3 p.m. on Dec. 24 and Dec. 31 and will be closed completely on Dec. 25, 26; Jan. 1, 2. Exhibits include 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. Featuring Smithsonian Institute Traveling Exhibition, Lunch Box Memories, through Jan. 8.
Commonwheel Artists Co-op Gallery, 102 Cañon Ave., Manitou Springs, 685-1008. Open daily from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Featuring Holiday Market through Dec. 31. Pots by the Pound from Jan. 6-17.
Cottonwood Artists' School, 25 Cimino Drive, 520-1899. Open Mon.-Fri., 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. or by appointment. Featuring The Language of Color through Jan. 24 (closed Dec. 17-Jan. 4).
Elements Art Gallery, 2616 W. Colorado Ave., Suite 1, 633-3899. Featuring Shiny Things, and eclectic jewelry show by local jewelry artisans. Runs through Dec. 31.
Frameworks Picture Framing Studio and Art Gallery, 2236 N. Wahsatch Ave., 636-2427. Open Tues.-Fri., 9:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.; Sat., 9:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.; or by appointment. Featuring Larry Hampton's Black and White Photography through Dec. 31.
Fratelli Ristorante Italiano, 124 N. Nevada Ave., 575-9571. Open Mon.-Sat., 5-9:30 p.m. Featuring Italy from the Heart -- Black and White Photographs by Award Winning Photographer Lee Manning and Watercolors by Karen Strondridge, Terilyn Zaharis and Katherine Hart.
Gallery of Contemporary Art at UCCS, 1420 Austin Bluffs Pkwy., 262-3567. Call for hours. Featuring Drawn Across the Century: Highlights from The Dillard Collection of Art on Paper and Larry Heller: Selected Drawings. Runs through Dec. 23.
Gunter-Wolff Gallery, 2605 W. Colorado Ave., 520-9494. Open daily from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Featuring Holiday Showcase with fine art by 30 local artists. Runs through Dec. 24.
OpticalReverb Gallery, 218 W. Colorado Ave., 210-9799. Featuring Batik Bazaar and Cryogenic Epoch through Dec. 31. Featuring !#$%%^*$#@%!, a viewing of local, underground, independent films on Thurs., Jan. 5, 7 p.m., $4. Featuring musical performances during Afternoon Reverberations on Sat., Jan. 7, noon, $3.
OpticalReverb at the V Bar, 19 E. Kiowa St., 210-9799. Featuring Refrigerator Gold, pop-surrealist art by Marc Huebert, through Dec. 31.
Orly's Art Gallery, 730 S. Tejon St., 630-3371. Featuring Holiday Season Showcase with works by Sparky LeBold and Thomas J. Owen. Runs through Dec. 31.
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 Earthworks, photography by Steve Mulligan of Moab, Utah. Runs through Dec. 31.
Pikes Peak Library District, call 531-6333 for more. Carnegie Library, 20 N. Cascade Ave., featuring Gold Stamping and 19th Century American Cloth Bindings through Dec. 31. Penrose Library, 20 N. Cascade Ave., featuring Jody Freeland's Pastels and Art in the Family through Dec. 31. East Library, 5550 N. Union Blvd., featuring Panama-Related Memorabilia and Doug Bennett's Nature Photography through Dec. 31. Monument Branch, 1706 Lake Woodmoor Drive, featuring "Daughter" Ornaments from Hallmark and John's Irwin's Photographs and Kilmer Elementary School Artwork through Dec. 31. Briargate Branch, 9475 Briar Village Point, featuring Ken Polaski's Watercolors and Oils through Dec. 31.
Plantera Group, 731 N. Weber St., 886-0456. Open Mon.-Thurs., 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.; Fri., 9 a.m. to noon. Featuring the works of Audrey Bell, Lauren Olson, Courtney Alyn Eichengreen, Dani Merriman and Shannan Sorensen, to benefit the Colorado Springs Conservatory through Jan. 27.
ProRodeo Hall of Fame, 101 ProRodeo Drive, 528-4761. Featuring Chris LeDoux and Friends, featuring art by LeDoux and other cowboy artists from Wyoming and Montana. Runs through Dec. 31.
Pueblo Convention Center, 3020 Central Main St., 719/542-1100. Featuring artwork by Don Woodard and Rayann Orr through Dec. 31.
Raven's Nest Coffee, 330 N. Cedar St., 632-3433. Inspirations, artwork and digital photography by Keith Stewart. Runs through Jan. 5.
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. Tideland: Dan Raffin and Monica Escalante through Jan. 28. Safe Haven: Selections from the Francis King Collection of Western Art through Jan. 21. Making Our Beds: Contemporary Interiors of Pam Aloisa through Feb. 4. Abstract expressionist art by Jacek Nowacki through Feb. 4. Home Suite: Home through Feb. 4. Own Your Own Art Show & Sale runs through Dec. 31.
Tri-Lakes Center for the Arts, 304 Hwy. 105, Palmer Lake, 481-0475, trilakesarts.org. Featuring The Great West Show through Dec. 31.
Watch This Space, 802 N. Weber St., 634-5429. Featuring "Scrutinize," an art salon/slide slam/lecture/dialogue on Jan. 10, Feb. 7, March 14, 7 p.m., $5. "Arthouse," the art of video and film beyond the multiplex, on Jan. 17, Feb. 14, March 28, 7 p.m., $5. "Artlab," experimental video installation and performing arts, on Jan. 24, Feb. 21, March 28, 7 p.m., $5.
art events & openings Bemis School of Art, Colorado Springs Fine Arts Center, 30 W. Dale St., 634-5581, csfineartscenter.org. Featuring classes for adults and children in a variety of media. Registration begins for non-members on Jan. 17.
The Language of Color and Design: Exploring the Use of Color in the Fiber Arts, Mountain View Church of Christ, 1080 E. LaSalle St. Featuring a lecture presented by Heather Thomas and the Pikes Peak Weavers Guild. Fri., Jan. 13, 9 a.m. Call 685-4251 for more.