- Business of Art Center, 513 Manitou Ave., Manitou Springs. Open Tues.-Sat., 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Free. Featuring the Rocky Mountain Regional Photography Exhibition through June 11. Presenting Contemporary Icons: Symbols & Signs of the Times, June 16 through July 29. An exploration of mass culture and the expression of the icon. Opening reception, June 16, 5-7 p.m. Call 685-1861 or visit thebac.org for more.
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. The Faces of Money: The Good, The Bad, The Ugly through September. Visit money.org for more.
Antlers Hilton Hotel Atrium, 4 S. Cascade Ave. Featuring the Take 7 Spring Photographic Exhibit through July 1. Call 351-3029 for more.
The Blue Star, 1645 S. Tejon St., 598-7565. Featuring Artist Core, works by Ladd McClain, Shannon Dunn and more. Runs through June 30. Opening reception, June 6, 6-10 p.m.
Bridge Gallery, 218 W. Colorado Ave., 232-9368. Open Sat., 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Sun., noon to 3 p.m. Featuring Multiple Choice, etching works by Karen Winfield, June 2-25. Opening reception, June 2, 5-8 p.m.
Business of Art Center, 513 Manitou Ave., Manitou Springs. Open Tues.-Sat., 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Free. Featuring the Rocky Mountain Regional Photography Exhibition through June 11. Presenting Contemporary Icons: Symbols & Signs of the Times, June 16 through July 29. An exploration of mass culture and the expression of the icon. Opening reception, June 16, 5-7 p.m. Call 685-1861 or visit thebac.org for more.
- Cookie Cutter, District 14 SILC Building, 405 El Monte Place, Manitou Springs. Presenting fifth-grader Alex Cafferys acrylic, pastel, pen and ink works through June 6. Artists reception, Thurs., June 1, 4-7 p.m. Call 685 -1723 for more.
Colorado Springs Pioneers Museum, 215 S. Tejon St., 385-5990. Featuring Pike's World: Exploration and Empire in the Greater Southwest through Oct. 14. Looming Large: The Artistic Legacy of Pikes Peak through March 2007. Marketing the Mountain: Pikes Peak in the Popular Imagination through 2007. Also featuring Exploring Cowboy History, July 8. Exploring American Indian History, July 22. Exploring Local History Through Sculpture and Architecture, Aug. 12. Visit cspm.org for more.
Commonwheel Artists Gallery, 102 Cañon Ave., Manitou Springs. Open daily from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Breaking the Rules, works by Zoa Ace, Nancy Bonig and Louis Recchia, runs through June 12. Alchemy of Fire and Ash, featuring the works of 17 ceramic artists, runs June 16 through July 17. Opening reception, June 16, 5-8 p.m. Call 685-1008 for more.
Cottonwood Art Academy, 101 Conejos St. Cottonwood Studio Artists Juried Show, June 2. Cottonwood Students Show, July 7. Call 520-1899 for more.
FAC Modern, 121 S. Tejon St., Suite 100, 633-5583. Open Mon.-Thurs., 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., Fri.-Sat., 9 a.m. to 10 p.m. and Sun., 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. $3-$5 for non-members. Featuring works by James McNeill Whistler through Aug. 20. Works by Dale Chihuly from Sept 8 through Jan. 7, 2007. Colorado Springs artists Dan Britton, Pard Morrison, Laurel Swab and Rita Zimmerman, March 9 through April 29, 2007. William Gottlieb's Portraits from the Golden Age of Jazz, May 5 through June 24, 2007. Visit csfineartscenter.org for more.
Full Spectrum Gallery, 828A E. Fillmore St., 630-7664. Open Wed.-Sun., 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. Featuring Tack, Fuse, Slump: Colorado Kiln Work, June 2-25. Opening reception, Fri., June 2, 5-8 p.m.
The Java Buddha Coffeehouse, 2820 W. Colorado Ave. Open daily, 7 a.m. to 10 p.m. Featuring local photographer Heather Oelklaus through June 30. Call 633-JAVA for more.
- Full Spectrum Gallery, 828A E. Fillmore St., 630-7664. Open Wed.-Sun., 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. Featuring Tack, Fuse, Slump: Colorado Kiln Work, June 2-25. Opening reception, Fri., June 2, 5-8 p.m.
L.I.W. Cargo Gallery, 713 Manitou Ave., Manitou Springs, 685-0452. Open 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily. Featuring Dorothy Gardiner's South by Southwest through June 30. Plein Air Artists' Exhibit, July 1-31. Opening reception, July 2, 6-8 p.m. Marti Millington's Lions, Tigers and Bears, Aug. 1-31. Opening reception, Aug. 6, 6-8 p.m.
New West Frame and Art, 4689 Centennial Blvd., 593-0068. Accent Photo Imaging presents works by Bill Tuttle and Kathryn Wallace through June 17.
OpticalReverb Gallery, 218 W. Colorado Ave., 210-9799. Open noon to 5 p.m., Wed., Fri. and Sat. Free. Featuring Reid Martin's God's Plan of Salvation for all Mankind, a religious installation with video. June 2, 5-8 p.m. Visit opticalreverb.com for more.
OpticalReverb at the West Side Tattoo Shop, 2031 W. Colorado Ave. Open daily, noon to 7 p.m. Featuring diverse paintings, sculptures and photography works from more than 40 artists. Call 219-4800 for more.
Pankratz Gallery, 366 Second St., Monument. Open Tues.-Fri., 10 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. and Sat., 10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Featuring Carrie Ann Baade's Trans-Conscious Visions through June 9. Call 719/481-3108 for more.
Pikes Peak Community College, 100 W. Pikes Peak Ave., 527-6001. Featuring photography, sculpture and more as part of the Art Students' Spring Exhibit through June 9.
- Pankratz Gallery, 366 Second St., Monument. Open Tues.-Fri., 10 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. and Sat., 10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Featuring Carrie Ann Baades Trans-Conscious Visions through June 9. Call 719/481-3108 for more.
Plantera Group Gallery, Plantera Group, 731 N. Weber St. Featuring artworks by Jo Gaston, Susan Hinton and Julie Kirkland through Sept. 1.
Rico's Caf & Wine Bar, 320 N. Tejon St., 630-7723. Open Mon.-Wed, 7 a.m. to 9 p.m., Thurs.-Sat., 7 a.m. to 11 p.m., Sun., 8 a.m. to 9 p.m. Featuring Jean Gumpper's Woodcuts through September. Opening reception, June 4, 4-6 p.m.
Sangre de Cristo Arts & Conference Center, 210 N. Santa Fe Ave., Pueblo, 719/295-7200. Mon.-Sat., 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. $3-$4, free to members. Featuring Zero Gravity, cosmic works by James Wolnick, Doug Chiang, Therin Berrett and more through Aug. 19. Visit sdc-arts.org for more.
Smokebrush Gallery, 218 W. Colorado Ave., 444-1012. Open Wed., Fri. and Sat., noon to 5 p.m. Featuring Eye of the Storm: Bay St. Louis and Waveland, Mississippi, Six Months After Katrina, photography works by Elaine Bean, June 2-24. Call 444-1012 or visit smokebrush.org for more.
The Squash Blossom, 2531 W. Colorado Ave., 632-1899. Open Mon.-Sat., 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.; Sun., noon to 5 p.m. Featuring Seeing Red through June; opening reception Thurs., June 8, 4-8 p.m. Life on the Road in July; opening reception Thurs., July 13. Higher Ground in August; opening reception, Thurs., August 10.
UCCS Gallery of Contemporary Art, 1420 Austin Bluffs Pkwy. 262-3567. Open Mon.-Fri., 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., Sat., 1-4 p.m. Featuring Cuba Oriente: Contemporary Paintings from Eastern Cuba, June 16 through Aug. 4. Visit galleryuccs.org for more.
- FAC Modern, 121 S. Tejon St., Suite 100, 633-5583. Open Mon.-Thurs., 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., Fri.-Sat., 9 a.m. to 10 p.m. and Sun., 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. $3-$5 for non- members. Featuring works by James McNeill Whistler through Aug. 20. Visit csfineartscenter.org for more.
Western Museum of Mining & Industry, 225 N. Gate Blvd. Open 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., Mon.-Sat. Cool Science exhibit through July 1. 3rd Annual Model Engineering & Innovation Show, June 9-11. Outside Machinery Operations Tours, June 19-July 21. Colorado Rockhounding Exhibit, Aug. 17-30. Call 800/752-6558 or visit wmmi.org for more.
Woodmen Valley Chapel Show and Sale, 290 W. Woodmen Road. Open Sat., 1-8 p.m. and Sun., 8 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Featuring a variety of works through June 21. Call 596-5530 for more.
art events & openings Art Hop Summer Celebration, Beaconlite and Front Street, downtown Monument. Enjoy live art demonstrations, music, food and more on the third Thursday of each month through Oct. 19, 5-8 p.m. Call 719/481-3108 for more.
Cookie Cutter, District 14 SILC Building, 405 El Monte Place, Manitou Springs. Presenting fifth-grader Alex Caffery's acrylic, pastel, pen and ink works through June 6. Artist's reception, Thurs., June 1, 4-7 p.m. Call 685-1723 for more.
41st Annual Fine Arts Show and Sale, Tri-Lakes Center for the Arts, 304 Hwy. 105, Palmer Lake. Open noon to 4 p.m., Wed.-Sun. Featuring more than 50 Palmer Lake Art Group members through July 15. Opening reception, June 3, 5:30-8:30 p.m. Call 488-3543 for more.
The Paragon Culinary School and Cedars Jazz Club, 3125 Sinton Road, 578-5741. Featuring A Cross the Land Photography and Friends, works by Judson Crossland, Donna Chope, Jorge Estrada, Andrea Ziegert and Nathan Goldstien through July. Open house, June 2, 7 p.m. to midnight.
Victor Mountain Music Festival and Art Show, Wallace Park on Victor Avenue, Victor. $5 per day. Featuring live music, art demonstrations, a parade and more. June 3-4. Call 719/689-3052 for more or visit vmusicartf.com.
2nd Annual Pikes Peak Arts Fest, Pikes Peak Center, 190 S. Cascade Ave. Featuring more than 80 artists, live music, children's activities and more. June 9-11, Fri., 4-7:30 p.m., Sat. and Sun., 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Call Marica at 290-1981 for more.
Fine Arts & Crafts Fair, Memorial Park, Woodland Park. Shop and enjoy all types of artworks on Fridays, 7 a.m. to 1 p.m. Running June 16 through Sept. 15. Call 687-3731 for vending or general information.
10th Annual Once Upon a Time in the West Art Show, The Gold King Mountain Inn, 601 Galena Ave., Cripple Creek. Featuring a variety of artworks showcased in a natural environment. June 24-25 and July 1-3, 9 a.m. to 8 p.m., June 30, 4-10 p.m. and July 4, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Call 689-2600 for more.
2006 Briargate Fine Art Show, The Shops at Briargate, 1885 Briargate Pkwy. Featuring a wide variety of works on Sat., July 8, 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. and Sun., July 9, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Call 303/816-0965 for more information.