Business of Art Center, 513 Manitou Ave., Manitou Springs, 685-1861. Open 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Tues.-Sat. Colorado Influenced and Rocky Mountain Regional Juried Photography Exhibition.
Colorado College Coburn Gallery in the Worner Center, 902 N. Cascade Ave., 389-6607. Open Tues.-Sat., 12:30-7:30 p.m. Featuring Jillian Conrad/Open Maps. Featuring George Crumb Music Scores from Oct. 13-26. Gallery talk and opening on Oct. 18, 5 p.m.
Colorado Springs Fine Arts Center, 30 W. Dale St., 634-5581. $2-$5. Open Tues.-Sat., 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.; Sun., 1-5 p.m. Daily docent tours at 10:30 a.m. Exhibits include Ansel Adams and Edwin Land: Art, Science and Invention, The Persistence of Myth and Tragedy In Twentieth Century Mexican Art. Tactile Gallery tours and demonstrations starting Oct. 20.
Colorado Springs Pioneers Museum, 215 S. Tejon St., 385-5990. Open Tues.-Sat., 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Free. Featuring Imported Elegance: Kashmir and European Shawls of Paisley Design. Featuring Quilts and Fine Woodworking.
El Tesoro Restaurant & Gallery, 10 N. Sierra Madre. 471-0106. Hours Monday-Saturday, 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. Featuring photography by Shirley Abbott.
Museum of the American Cowboy, 101 ProRodeo Dr., 528-4764. Open 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Featuring Art of the Saddle Maker. Saddle Makers Fall Seminar including many leathering workshops, Oct. 23-24.
OpticalReverb Gallery, Cedars Jazz Club, 3125 Sinton Rd., 633-5541, ext. 4. Open Wed.-Sun., 5 p.m. to 2 a.m. Featuring Aaron Graves' fashion show and photographic portrait exhibit Fri., Oct. 8, 8:30 p.m. For more visit www.OpticalReverb.com.
Orly's Art Gallery, 730 S. Tejon. 630-3371. Open Tues-Fri., 10:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m., Sat. 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Featuring As Time Goes By, works by over twenty regional artists.
Phototroph Gallery, 218 W. Colorado Ave., Suite 111, under the Colorado Avenue bridge, 442-6995. Open Sat., noon to 5 p.m.; Weekdays by appointment. Featuring At the Turn of the Century, photographs by Mark Sink.
Pikes Peak Community College Downtown Campus, 100 W. Pikes Peak Ave. Open Mon.-Thurs., 9 a.m. to 7 p.m.; Fri.-Sat., 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Featuring Art Faculty Exhibit including mixed media, ceramics, design, digital sculpture, jewelry, clay, glass, photography and more.
Public library exhibits in October, free. Penrose Public Library, 20 N. Cascade Ave. Featuring The Book of Pirates; The Golden Age of Sail; Tools of the Trade. East Library, 5550 N. Union Blvd. Featuring Hugh Koester Photographs. Monument Branch Library, 1706 Lake Woodmoor Dr. Featuring Marilyn Dunn's Brass Rubbings. Cheyenne Mtn. Library, 1791D 8th St., Portraits and Landscapes by Dick Eustice.
Sangre de Cristo Arts 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 Representing the West exhibit and sale, Larry Heller; Bob Johnston Saddle Collection and Francis King collection of Western art; Stephen Batura: The Way Things Are, Leon Loughridge: Saddles, Cabins and Mountain Vistas, Stephen Collector: Journeys to Ancient America and Jeannie Breeding: Earth Elements.
Smokebrush Foundation and Gallery, 2118 W. Colorado Ave., Suite 102. Open Fri.-Sat., noon to 5 p.m. or by appointment, 444-1012. Featuring Vote/Peace.
art announcements Nothing to Hide: Mental Illness In the Family, a photo-text exhibit courtesy of Family Diversity Projects at East Library, 5550 N. Union through Oct. 30; Wells Fargo Bank Lobby, 90 S. Cascade Ave. through Oct. 16; UCCS University Center, 1420 Austin Bluffs Pkwy. Oct. 17-30. Call Anne at 964-1160 for more.
Through the Lens Photography Lectures, UCCS University Center, 1420 Austin Bluffs Pkwy. Free. Marie Navarre lectures on creating poetic collages. Thurs., Oct. 28, 6:30 p.m. Call 262-4306 for more.
Crider Shepard Gallery, 725 Manitou Ave. #5, 471-4069. Open Fri.-Mon, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.; Tues.-Thurs. by appointment. Featuring Primative Obscura, paintings and sculptures that tap into our primal senses by John Enright and Dan Romano. Runs through Nov. 7. Opens Oct. 7, 7-11 p.m.
First Thursday Tastings, Fine Arts Center, 30 W. Dale St., 634-5581. $8-$12. Featuring five fall wines. Oct. 7, 5-7 p.m.
The Gallery Center, 366 Second St., Monument, 488-8306. Open Mon.-Fri., 10 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.; Sat., 10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Grand Opening Oct. 8, wine tasting 4-8 p.m., reception with Barbara Westwood and Larry Hampton 5:30-8 p.m. Oct. 9, hay ride from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.
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 3 Local Collectors, Highlights from the Brasch, Lehrer and Wenderski Collections. Opening Oct. 15, 5-7 p.m. Symposium with the collectors on Nov. 4, 7 p.m.
Tri-Lakes Center for the Arts, 304 Hwy. 105, Palmer Lake, 481-0475. Open Tues.-Sat., noon to 5 p.m. Featuring A Celebration of Life, Thought, Spirit and Imagination. Runs Oct. 15 through Nov. 13.
Cheyenne Mountain High School, 1200 Cresta Rd. Free. Advanced Placement students artwork on display. Wed., Oct. 20, 5:30-7 p.m. Call 964-3366 for more.