- OpticalReverb at Phantom Canyon, 2 E. Pikes Peak Ave., 210-9799. Open daily, 9 a.m. to 11 p.m. Featuring For Sara, works by Samuel Pisciotta, Brett Wilson and Lance Butcher, through September.
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.
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. Call 685-1861 or visit thebac.org for more.
Coburn Gallery, Colorado College's Worner Center, 902 N. Cascade Ave., 389-6607. Featuring Afterimages: an installation in three parts, works by Scott Johnson, Sept. 5 through Oct. 21. Opening reception, Sept. 7, 4:30 p.m., public lecture, Sept. 21, 3 p.m. Featuring Book as Object: An International Survey of Sculptural Bookworks, Oct. 31 through Dec. 19. Opening reception and gallery talk, Nov. 2, 2-4:30 p.m.
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.
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 Landscapes of Change, woodcuts by Jean Gumpper and ceramics by Howard Chip Shaw III through Sept. 25. Call 685-1008 for more or visit commonwheel.com.
Cottonwood Artists' School, 25 Cimino Drive, 520-1899. Open Mon.-Fri., 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Featuring Pikes Peak Pastel Society Members' Exhibit through Sept. 26. Opening reception, Sept. 8, 5:30-8:30 p.m.
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 Dale Chihuly, Sept. 8 through Jan. 7, 2007. Opening celebration, Thurs., Sept. 7, 4-7 p.m. After Hours party, Sept. 9, 9 p.m. to 1 a.m. First Thursday Tastings, Sept. 7, 5-10 p.m., Oct. 5, 5-8 p.m. 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.
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.
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 A Touch of Glass by Bonig through Sept. 20. Visit guntherwolffgallery.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 Nancy Rynes' Small Towns and Back Roads, paintings of Colorado, Wyoming and Utah, through Sept. 30. Opening reception, Sept. 3, 6-8 p.m.
OpticalReverb Gallery, 218 W. Colorado Ave., 210-9799. Open noon to 5 p.m., Wed., Fri. and Sat. Free. Featuring Futureself, displaying the work of more than a dozen artists, through September. Opening reception Fri., Sept. 8, 5-8 p.m. Works by Brandon Friend and Matt Clark, through October. Opening reception Fri., Oct. 6, 5-8 p.m. Works by James Wolnick, through November. Opening reception Fri., Nov. 3, 5-8 p.m. Works by Eric Deiss, through December. Opening reception Fri., Dec. 1, 5-8 p.m. Visit opticalreverb.com for more.
OpticalReverb at Park East, 720 Goodnight St., Pueblo, 719/210-9799. Featuring Train Station Glimpses, works by Tim Davis, Tylan Troyer, Erica Reyes, Pathos, Douglas Rouse and JeffJag, through Oct. 1.
OpticalReverb at Phantom Canyon, 2 E. Pikes Peak Ave., 210-9799. Open daily, 9 a.m. to 11 p.m. Featuring For Sara, works by Samuel Pisciotta, Brett Wilson and Lance Butcher through Sept. Organic Symmetry, works by Kim Polomka, Andy Mason, Marina Eckler and Adept, Oct. 1 through Nov. 30. Seguidor de Prosa, multi-media works by Jason Zacharias and Langdon Foss, Dec. 1 through Jan. 30.
OpticalReverb at the V-Bar, 19 E. Kiowa St., 210-9799. Featuring Pops and Purple People, works by Martin McCormick through Oct. 15. Urban Sickness, canvas works by national graffiti artists, Oct. 15 through Dec. 15.
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. Call 481-3108 for more.
Plantera Group Gallery, Plantera Group, 731 N. Weber St. Featuring a charity show with local arts to benefit the Business of Art Center. Fri., Sept 22, 5-8 p.m., $15-$20. For more call 886-0456.
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.
- Commonwheel Artists Gallery, 102 Caon 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 Landscapes of Change, woodcuts by Jean Gumpper and ceramics by Howard Chip Shaw III, through Sept. 25. Call 685-1008 for more or visit commonwheel.com.
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 The Way West & Where's Zebulon? The Great Pikes Peak Hunt! Sept. 19 through Nov. 4. Chili & Frijoles Festival, Sept. 21, 5-7 p.m. Bill Gillette: A Passion for Ranching through Nov. 4. The Miller Acquisition Collection through Nov. 11. Representing the West, Sept. 22 through Oct. 28. Charles Partridge Adams, Nov. 12-Jan. 28. Halloween with Mr. E, Oct. 28. Different Perspectives: Views of Pikes Peak through Jan. 20. Own Your Own Art Show and Sale, Nov. 15 through Dec. 30. 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 Entre Nous: 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 Landscapes by Rick Young and New Works by Miguel Martinez through Nov. Opening reception, Sept. 21, 4-8 p.m.
Tri-lakes Center for the Arts, 305 Hwy. 105, Palmer Lake, 481-0475. Annual Member's Show, Sept. 2 through Oct. 20. Opening reception, Sept. 8, 5:30-8 p.m. Octoberfest Celebration, Sept. 30, 6:30-10 p.m. Visit trilakesarts.org for more.
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 Floating Worlds, Sept. 22 through Nov. 17. UCCS Faculty Exhibition, Dec. 1 through Jan. 5. Blue Books and other Artist Books, Jan. 19 through March 16. Student Art Exhibition, April 6 through June 1. Water Media International XV, June 15 through Aug. 3. Visit galleryuccs.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.
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.
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.
32nd Annual Commonwheel Labor Day Art Festival, Manitou Springs Memorial Park, Manitou Springs. Featuring a variety of artworks, children's activities, music and more. Sept. 2-4, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Call 577-7700 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.
Pikes Peak Arts Council Awards, Fine Arts Center, 30 W. Dale St. $20. Honoring the arts and heightening awareness of the thriving local art scene among the general public. Sun., Sept. 10, 6:30 p.m. For tickets call 634-5583; for more information call 475-2465.
Salons 2006, various venues, $40-$135. Showcasing eclectic collections of American art. 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.