Boulder Museum of Contemporary Art, 1750 13th St., 303/443-2122. Tues.-Sat., 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Closed Sun.-Mon. Free admission, Thursdays 4-6 p.m. Dark Resonance--surrealistic paintings and prints by Mark Spencer, Icons of My Tribe: A Year at the Mall--photographs by Richard Varnes, Arte E Ecologia: On the Social Ecology of Place. Call 303/443-2122.
Denver Art Museum, 100 W. 14th Ave. Parkway, Denver, 303/640-4433. $4.50-$6. Featuring Retrospectacle: 25 Years of Collecting Modern and Contemporary Photography, through Oct. 5; Sargent and Italy, through Sept. 21 (special exhibition ticket required); Secrets from a Chinese Garden; Lighter Than Air: Gauze Robes from China; New Classics from the American Indian collection; Chinese Art of the Tang Dynasty from the Sze Hong collection.
Denver Botanic Gardens, 1005 York Street, Denver. 720/865-3500. Summer Hours Wed. Fri., 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., sat. Tues., 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. Summer admission $4 - $6.50. Featuring Botanical Illustration School Student Show.
Edge Gallery, 3658 Navajo St., Denver, 303/477-7173.Open Fri. 7-10 p.m., Sat. and Sun. 1-5 p.m. Featuring The Future is Still Behind Me, new work by Sara-Lou Klein McKlayer through Sept. 7Closing reception Fri., Sept. 5, 7-10 p.m.
Flying Turtle Gallery West, 611 Cañon Street, Guffey, 719/689-6100. Hours are Fri. 7-10 p.m., Sat. and Sun. 1-5 p.m., and by appointment. Featuring the work of local Guffey artists, fine art and crafts, antique furniture, paintings, Raku horses.
Foothills Art Center, 809 15th St., Golden. 303/279-3922. Open Mon.-Sat., 10-5 p.m.; Sun. 1-5 p.m. Free. Featuring Colorado Art Open, a biennial exhibition with 127 works in all media through Aug. 24.
The Gallery, 132 W. Ryus, in La Veta, 719/742-3074. Sat. 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Tues. and Thurs. 11 a.m. - 2 p.m. La Veta Photography Show, The juried and judged show includes more than 90 quality photos by 35 photographers from throughout the United States are represented in show. Free. Gallery in the Park features Majestic Colorado, over 70 works of art, Tues. Sat., 10 a.m. 3 p.m.
Gallery Sink, 2301 W. 30th, Denver. 303/455-0185.
www.gallerysink.com . Thurs. through Sun., 1-5 p.m., or by appt. Featuring Paintings, Assemblages and Works on Paper by Purvis Young, Urban Expressionist through Sept. 21.
theater Sylvia, The Avenue Theatre, 417 E. 17th Ave. Denver. $18-$22. Thurs. through Sat., 7:30 p.m., Sun., 3 p.m. For more, call 303/321-5925.
Chicago, Boulder's Dinner Theatre, 5501 Arapahoe Ave., Boulder $19 - $50. Tue. Sun., June 20 Nov. 2, showtimes vary. Call 800/448-5501 for more.