- Commonwheel Artists Gallery, 102 Caon Ave., Manitou Springs. Open daily, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Featuring Clay, Color and Creative Curiosities, works by Coreen Abbott and Sharon Cupit through Aug. 21. Call 685-1008 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.
ARTSpace Gallery, Hillside Community Center, 925 S. Institute St., 385-7900. Open Mon.-Fri., 9 a.m. to 7 p.m., Sat., 1-5 p.m. and Sun., noon to 5 p.m. Featuring works by Adam Conard through Aug. 19.
The Blue Star, 1645 S. Tejon St., 598-7565. Featuring works by local artists through Aug. 11.
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 Wild Mongolia, works by Barbara Davies, Aug. 4-27. Opening reception, Aug. 4, 5-9 p.m. Slide show presentation, Aug. 5, 10:30 a.m.
Business of Art Center, 513 Manitou Ave., Manitou Springs. Open Tues.-Sat., 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Free. Featuring The Other Side of the Peak, unusual and atypical views of Pikes Peak, Aug. 4 through Sept. 23. Opening reception, Aug. 4, 5-7 p.m. Also presenting A View of the World in Color, a collection of photography, Aug. 4 through Sept. 2. Call 685-1861 or visit thebac.org for more.
Cedars Cigars and Jazz Club, 3125 Sinton Road, 578-5744. Featuring 400-700 Nanometers, recent paintings by Michael Thompson, Aug. 4 through Sept. 27. Opening reception, Fri., Aug. 4, 6-8:30 p.m. Call 685-9140 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. Visit cspm.org for more.
Commonwheel Artists Gallery, 102 Cañon Ave., Manitou Springs. Open daily, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Featuring Clay, Color and Creative Curiosities, works by Coreen Abbott and Sharon Cupit through Aug. 21. Presenting Landscapes of Change, woodcuts by Jean Gumpper and ceramics by Howard Chip Shaw III. Aug. 25 through Sept. 25. Opening reception, Aug. 25, 5-8 p.m. Call 685-1008 for more.
Dale Street Bistro Caf, 115 E. Dale St., 578-7998. Featuring The Cracker Barrel Pastel Artists, works by Pegi Ballenger, Pat Geonetta, Marlene Kort and Kris Olson through August.
Elements Art Gallery, 2616 W. Colorado Ave., #1, 633-3899. Featuring Dust in the Wind, clay works by Jeremiah Houck, Jen and John Ellis, Lorraine Sheppard and Alicia Griggs through Aug. 23. Visit elementsartgallery.com for more.
El Pueblo History Museum, 301 N. Union Ave., Pueblo, 719/583-0453. Open Tues.-Sat. 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. $3-$4 for non-members. Featuring Explorer or Spy: The Pike Legacy through Dec. 30.
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. Opening Gala, Sat., Sept. 9. Colorado Springs artists Dan Britton, Pard Morrison, Laurel Swab and Rita Zimmerman, Jan. 26 through March 4. Katrina: Catastrophe and Catharsis, 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.
Gunter-Wolff Gallery, 2605 W. Colorado Ave., 520-9494. Open Mon. and Wed.-Sat. 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.; Sun., noon to 5 p.m. Featuring Gene Pool, works by Jeannie Breeding, Gene Sanchez and Jean Houghton through Aug. 17.
Laura Reilly Gallery, 2616 W. Colorado Ave., #4, 471-1360. Open Thurs.-Sat., 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Featuring Summer Gems, an annual small oil painting show and sale through Aug. 19. Visit laurareilly.com for more.
L.I.W. Cargo Gallery, 713 Manitou Ave., Manitou Springs, 685-0452. Open 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily. Featuring Marti Millington's Lions, Tigers and Bears through Aug. 31. Opening reception, Aug. 6, 6-8 p.m.
Mountain Living Studio, 741 Manitou Ave., Manitou Springs, 685-0225. Open Mon.-Thurs., 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., Fri.-Sat., 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. and Sun., noon to 6 p.m. Featuring Reciprocity of Reverence, works by Scott Reuman, High Country Summer, works by Jaqua Schmich and Summer Song, works by Rick Bainbridge through Aug. 20.
OpticalReverb at Phantom Canyon, 2 E. Pikes Peak Ave., 210-9799. Open daily, 9 a.m. to 11 p.m. Featuring Relevant Locale, works by Douglas Rouse, Bob and Kat Tudor, Curt Layman and many more through Sept. 1.
- Cedars Cigars and Jazz Club, 3125 Sinton Road, 578 -5744. Featuring 400-700 Nanometers, recent paintings by Michael Thompson, Aug. 4 through Sept. 27. Opening reception, Fri., Aug. 4, 6-8:30 p.m. Call 685-9140 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 Barbara Hochstetler Fentress' Kinetically in Kind through Aug. 12. 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.
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 the second annual All Dimensions Bike Art Show, Aug. 4-26. Opening reception, Aug. 4, 5-8 p.m. Also featuring Make Your Fortune, interactive art and performance by Jocelyn Nevel in The Chapel of Art, Aug. 4-26. Opening reception, Aug. 4, 5-8 p.m. 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 Higher Ground through August. Opening reception, Thurs., Aug. 10.
Western Museum of Mining & Industry, 225 N. Gate Blvd. Open 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., Mon.-Sat. Colorado Rockhounding Exhibit, Aug. 17-30. Call 800/752-6558 or visit wmmi.org for more.
art events & openings Art Hop Summer Celebration, Beacon Lite 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.
Studio and Fine Woodworking Show and The Heritage Studio Annual Art Show and Sale, Tri-Lakes Center for the Arts, 304 Hwy. 105, Palmer Lake. Open noon to 4 p.m., Wed.-Sun. Show runs through Aug. 24. Call 481-0475 or visit trilakesarts.org 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 through Sept. 15. Call 687-3731 for vending or general information.
Coffee Exchange, 526 S. Tejon St., 227-8639. Featuring abstract works by Eric Korody. Aug. 4-31. Opening reception, Aug. 4, 5-7 p.m. Call 488-8280 for more.
Wine and Cuisine Reception, Orly's Art Gallery, 730 S. Tejon St., 630-3371. Featuring paintings from artists' world travels, Italian food and wines. Aug. 4, 6-9 p.m. Call 630-3371 or visit sparkylebold.com for more.
Mr. Eugene Painting Demonstration, Back Pages Antiques, 297 S. 21st St. Featuring the renowned Hollywood fashion and set designer. Aug. 4, 3-7 p.m. and Aug. 5, noon to 5 p.m. Call 520-1139 for more.
Janet Sellers' Waterscapes, Bremer for Congress Headquarters, 7142 N. Academy Blvd. Featuring The Art of Water and Color, Aug. 5-6, 4-6 p.m. Call 488-8280 for more.
The BAC Celebrates Colorado, Venue 515, 515 Manitou Ave. $10-$14. Featuring Colorado wines, beers, vodka martinis and more to raise funds for the BAC. Sat., Aug. 12, 6-9 p.m. Call 685-1861 for more.
Pueblo Performing Arts Guild's The Main Event, Main Street between 4th and 6th Streets, Pueblo. Free. Featuring four stages of performing arts from all genres. Sat., Aug. 12, 4-9 p.m. Visit pueblopag.org for more.
Old Colorado City ArtWalk 2006, various venues in Old Colorado City. Free. Old Colorado City presents an evening of gallery receptions to showcase 10 galleries and more than 300 award-winning artists. Thurs., Aug. 17, 4-8 p.m. Call 520-9494 for more.
7th Annual Victor Celebrates the Arts, Elks Lodge, 3rd and Diamond Streets, Victor. Featuring an "en Plein Air" art show based around Victor's gold mining ambience. Sept. 2-3, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Visit victorarts.org or call 593-1919 for more.
Salons 2006, various venues. $40-$135 Showcasing eclectic collections of American art. Bill Burgess and Kat Jorstad, August 10. Robert and Sara Howsam, September 14. Call the BAC at 685-1861 for more.