- Cottonwood Artists School, 25 Cimino Drive, 520-1899. Open Mon.-Fri., 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Featuring Expressions of the Human Form, a juried show of nude works, through Aug. 22.
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.
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 and Kathy Davies through Aug. 27.
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 through Sept. 23. Also presenting A View of the World in Color, a collection of photography 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 through Sept. 27. Call 685-9140 for more.
Coffee Exchange, 526 S. Tejon St., 227-8639. Featuring abstract works by Eric Korody through Aug. 31. Call 488-8280 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 8 p.m. through Labor Day. Open daily, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. thereafter. 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.
Cottonwood Artists' School, 25 Cimino Drive, 520-1899. Open Mon.-Fri., 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Featuring Expressions of the Human Form, a juried show of nude works through Aug. 22.
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.
East Library, 5550 N. Union Blvd., 531-6333. Featuring works by Bob and Kat Tudor through Aug. 31.
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.
- 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 and Kathy Davies, through Aug. 27.
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. 18th Annual Mercado, Sept. 23-24, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.
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.
Full Spectrum Gallery, 828A E. Fillmore St., 630-7664. Open Wed.-Sat., 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. and Sun., 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Featuring Summer School, works from the Jackson Summer Art Program, through Sept. 10. Opening reception, Aug. 11, 5-8 p.m.
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. A Touch of Glass by Bonig, Aug. 18 through Sept. 20. Opening reception, Aug. 18, 5-8 p.m. Visit guntherwolffgallery.com for more.
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.
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 Gallery, 218 W. Colorado Ave., 210-9799. Open noon to 5 p.m., Wed., Fri. and Sat. Free. Featuring Goede Loves English, the works of Ron English through Aug. 31. Visit opticalreverb.com for more.
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, Sam Pisciotta and many more through Sept. 1.
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 Roeming's Swept Away by an Unusual Artist in the Blue Abstracts of August through Sept. 16. Opening reception, Thurs., Aug. 17, 5-8 p.m. Artist's walkthrough, Thurs., Aug. 24, 5 p.m. 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.
Rubbish, 17B Bijou St. Open Fri. and Sat., 5-10 p.m. Featuring works by Jon Lindstrom, Chris Feidler, Holly Conlon and Lindsay Hand through Aug. Call 440-5638 for more.
- 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.
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. The Way West & Where's Zebulon? The Great Pikes Peak Hunt! Sept. 19 through Nov. 4. Halloween with Mr. E, Oct. 28. Chili & Frijoles Festival, Sept. 21, 5-7 p.m. Different Perspectives: Views of Pikes Peak through Jan. 20. The Miller Acquisition Collection through Nov. 11. Bill Gillette: A Passion for Ranching through Nov. 4. Representing the West, Sept. 22 through Oct. 28. Own Your Own Art Show and Sale, Nov. 15 through Dec. 30. Charles Partridge Adams, Nov. 12-Jan. 28. 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 through Aug. 26. Also featuring Make Your Fortune, interactive art and performance by Jocelyn Nevel in The Chapel of Art through Aug. 26. Acting Out: Works by Claude Cahun and Marcel Moore, Sept. 8-23. Opening reception, Sept. 8, 5-8 p.m. Power of 4: 4th dimension: Works by the artists of ROAR, Oct. 6-28. Opening reception, Oct. 6, 5-8 p.m. Minimum Wage: Works by Kat and Bob Tudor, Nov. 3-25. Opening reception, Nov.3, 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. Presenting Landscapes by Rick Young through Nov. Opening reception, Sept. 21, 4-8 p.m. Featuring New Works by Miguel Martinez through Nov.
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. Burro Party with music by Chuck Pyle, Aug. 19, 1-9 p.m. 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.
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.
Flaunt: Fashion Under the Bridge, 213 W. Colorado Ave. An urban-chic fashion show with live music, food and a sculpture garden to benefit FutureSelf: Youth Discovering Success Through Art. Thurs., Sept. 7, 6:30-9 p.m. Call 667-0965 or visit idoruclothing.com for more.
Salons 2006, various venues, $40-$135. Showcasing eclectic collections of American art. Bill Burgess and Kat Jorstad, Aug. 10. Robert and Sara Howsam, September 14. Call the BAC at 685-1861 for more.
28th Annual Country Christmas Folk Art Festival, Rock Ledge Ranch Historic Site, 3202 Chambers Way. $2-$6. Featuring over 200 fine American folk artists with crafted original folk art, jewelry, clothing, elegant florals, seasonal decorations, and hand-crafted furniture; food music, historic tours, and the Heritage Shop and Quilt Auction, Sept. 15-17. Call 633-2026 or visit hollyberryhouse.com for more.