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.
Bridge Gallery, 218 W. Colorado Ave., 232-9368. Exhibiting Recent Works. Opening reception Friday, Jan. 6, 5-8 p.m. Runs through Jan. 30.
Colorado Springs Pioneers Museum, 215 S. Tejon St., 385-5990. Open Tues.-Sat., 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Free. 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. Pots by the Pound sale 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 until Jan. 4).
Cucuru Gallery & Caf, 2332 W. Colorado Ave., 520-9900. Open 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., Tues.-Sat. Featuring works by Pat Musick, Denise Malek and many more. Caf opening soon.
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. Featuring On the Wall, exhibiting 67 quilts from around the world. Runs Jan. 13 to March 17. Opening reception and retirement party for Gerry Riggs, Friday, Jan. 13, 3:30-7:30 p.m.
OpticalReverb Gallery, 218 W. Colorado Ave., 210-9799. Featuring !#$%%^*$#@%!, a viewing of local, underground, independent films on Thurs., Jan. 5, 7 p.m., $4. Gardenuous, which has a nude theme about the birth of the new year, runs Jan. 6 through Feb. 1. Featuring musical performances during Afternoon Reverberations on Sat., Jan. 7, noon, $3.
OpticalReverb at 15C, 15 E. Bijou St., Suite C, 210-9799. Featuring Refrigerator Gold, pop-surrealist art by Marc Huebert, through Jan. 18.
Our Lady of the Pines annex, 11020 Teachout Road, 964-4944. Featuring Revelations by Bonnie Woolsey Benschneider. Runs Saturday, Jan. 7, noon to 7 p.m., and Sunday, Jan. 8, 9 a..m. to 2 p.m.
Pikes Peak Library District, call 531-6333 for more. Whimsical Doodle's Whimsical Worlds, exhibit on display at the Monument Branch, 1706 Lake Woodmoor Drive. Runs through Jan. 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.
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.
Smokebrush Gallery, 218 W. Colorado Ave., 444-1012. Featuring FutureSelf Celebration Art Show. Opening Jan. 6, 5-8 p.m. Runs through Jan. 28.
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.