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American Numismatic Association Money Museum, 818 N. Cascade Ave. Open Mon.-Fri., 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.; Sat., 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Closed Dec. 24 through Jan. 1. Featuring Rendezvous with Destiny: The Money of WWII through Aug. 15, 2003. Call 632-2646.
Antler's Adams Mark Hotel, 4 S. Cascade Ave. Featuring Take Seven, the work of seven local portrait photographers including Sean Cayton, Ryan and Becky Kercher, Miranda Kombert, Jane McBee, Wendy Pearce Nelson, Sandra Elliott Orsillo, Christian and Joel Metzler. In the atrium through Jan. 2003.
Business of Art Center, 513 Manitou Ave., 685-1861. Open Tues.-Sat., 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Featuring The Fine Art of Toys -- A Playful Experience! An exhibit of fun, serious, functional, impractical and transformational toys and toy images by regional artists. Also featuring Focus: 24 Hours in the Pikes Peak Region, a juried exhibition of photographs of the region captured within 24 hours, through Dec.
Colorado Springs Fine Arts Center, 30 W. Dale St., 634-5581. $2-$5. Free to members and free to all on Saturdays. Open Tues.-Sat., 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.; Sun., 1-5 p.m. Daily docent tours at 10:30 a.m. Featuring Lateral Thinking: Art of the 1990s, through Jan. 5.
Colorado Springs Pioneers Museum, 215 S. Tejon St., 385-5990. Open Tues.-Sat., 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Free. Featuring Lewis and Clark Revisited: A Trail in Modern Day Photographs by photographer Gregory Mac Gregor through Dec.; Pieces of the True Cross, through Dec.
East Library, 5550 N. Union Blvd., featuring a display of the winners of the youth division for Focus: 24 Hours in the Pikes Peak Region, a juried exhibition of photographs of the region captured within 24 hours. Through Jan. 6.
Eagle Fire Gallery, 444 E. Hwy. 24, Woodland Park, 687-5700. Featuring The Wide Wide World of Winter, a mixed-media, multiple artists show through March 14.
FastFrame Gallery, 5154 Centennial Blvd., 277-0161. Mon.-Fri., 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.; Sat., 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Featuring 16 & Under, various works 16 inches or smaller, through Jan. 10
Gallery of Contemporary Art at UCCS, 1420 Austin Bluffs Parkway, 262-3567. Mon.-Fri., 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.; Sat., 1-4 p.m. Featuring Front Range Student Art Exhibit, best work from students across the Front Range, through Feb. 7.
William Havu Gallery, 1040 Cherokee Street, Denver. 303/893-2360. Gallery hours: Tues. Fri. 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., Sat. 11a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Featuring area artists Sushe Felix and Jean Gumpper. Through Jan. 4.
L.I.W. Cargo, 713 Manitou Ave., 685-0452. Open 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.; Sunday, noon to 5 p.m. Featuring Artists' Holiday. Celebrating works by Emily Kline, Kay Little, Kazako Stern, Richard Hoge, Rita Cirillo, Mike & Pat Kimack, and Sunnie Sacks.
Sangre de Cristo Arts Center, 210 N. Santa Fe Ave., Pueblo, 719/543-0130. Mon.-Sat., 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. $3-$4, free to members. In the White Gallery: Own Your Own Holiday Art Show & Sale, discover an excellent selection of original fine art and fine craft artworks through Dec. In the Hoag Gallery: Iconography, a celebration of the 100th anniversary of the Orthodox Church. Byzantine and Renaissance icons will reveal the spiritual and artistic path taken by the Greek and Roman Orthodox church, through Jan 25. For more, visit www.sdc-arts.org.
Textures Gallery, 2501 W. Colorado Ave., 475-2104. Gallery hours: Mon.-Sat., 11 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.; Sun., noon to 5 p.m. Featuring silver jewelry and wood sculptures of Colorado Springs artist Annie Hague, through January.
art events and programs
First Thursday, a hip, unique environment from 5-8 p.m. on the first Thursday of the month at the Fine Arts Center, 30 W. Dale St. $4-$8, 634-5581. Next event: Jan. 2.
Pots by the Pound annual pottery & art sale at the Commonwheel Artist's Gallery,102 Canon Ave. Manitou. Jan. 721, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. daily. 685-1008.
Tri-Lakes Center for the Arts winter class schedule is now available. Over 20 classes for all ages including pottery, painting, drawing and dramatic arts. Classes begin Mon., Jan. 27. Schedules available online at www.trilakesarts.com. Open registration takes place on Tues., Jan. 7, and Sat., Jan. 11 at the Tri-Lakes Center for the Arts, 304 Highway 105, Palmer Lake. Register by phone or mail. Call 481-0475 for more.
call for entries
The Gallery, at 132 W. Ryus St. in La Veta, invites entries for its Black & White Show, an exhibit limited to monochromatic works, with an emphasis on black & white work, open to all media, any subject. All entered artwork must be for sale. $5 entry fee per item, limit 4 entries per artist. Deadline: Sat., Jan. 4. Opening reception: Sat., Jan. 11, 5 -7 p.m. For more, call 742-3074.
Museum of Fine Arts, in Santa Fe, invites entries for The Show: Southwest Juried Exhibition, an exhibit of contemporary art in all media by Southwest artists. For more and to download prospectus, visit www.museumofnewmexico.org/theshow or call 505/476-5118. Entry fee $30 per artist for up to 4 works. Deadline: Jan. 6, 2003
Phototroph Gallery invites entries for juried exhibition of photographs by high school students from the Pikes Peak Region. Entry deadline: Wed., Jan. 15. Show: Feb. 14 to March 2 at Phototroph, 218 W. Colorado Ave. One entry per student, no fee. For more call, 442-6995 or e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Colorado Art Education Association is accepting slides for the upcoming exhibit at the Tri Lakes Art Center in Palmer Lake. This exhibit is open to all artists who teach art. This includes retired art educators as well as teachers in training. Those who teach workshops and seminars are also welcome to participate. Entries due Jan. 18. Show dates are Feb. 7 through March 8. For more, call 685-3717 or e-mail
Pikes Peak Library District invites entries for Art @ 100, a juried competition celebrating 100 years of libraries in our region. Artists 12 and older are asked to depict "what libraries mean to you." Artists should drop off work on Wed., Feb. 26 to the East Library, 5550 N. Union Blvd., between 10 a.m. and noon, and pick it up between 5 and 5:30 p.m. the same day. A fee of $10 entitles artist to submit up to three works. Art selected will be shown at the East Library throughout May 2003. For more information, e-mail email@example.com or call 531-6333, x 1202.