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All Souls Unitarian Universalist Church, 730 N. Tejon St., 633-7717. Free. Open daily 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Featuring In Our Family: Portraits of All Kinds of Families, a photo-text exhibit. Call Rev. Jude at 633-7717 ext. 2 to arrange a large tour. Runs through Oct. 30.

Colorado College Coburn Gallery in the Worner Center, 902 N. Cascade Ave., 389-6607. Open Tues.-Sat., 12:30-7:30 p.m. Featuring George Crumb Music Scores from Oct. 13-26.

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 through Oct. 24, The Persistence of Myth and Tragedy In Twentieth Century Mexican Art through Nov. 21. 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 through June 2005. Featuring Quilts and Fine Woodworking through Oct. 30.

Cottonwood Artists' School, 25 Cimino Drive, 520-1899. Mon., Wed., Fri., 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tues., 1-6 p.m. Appointments avail. Featuring Landscapes, Portraiture, Mixed Media and Figurative Works by Cottonwood instructor and studio artists. Runs through Oct. 29.

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.

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 through Nov. 26.

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 through Nov. 23. Symposium with the collectors on Nov. 4, 7 p.m.

Museum of the American Cowboy, 101 ProRodeo Dr., 528-4764. Open 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Featuring Art of the Saddle Maker, running through Oct. 23. Saddle Makers Fall Seminar including many leathering workshops, Oct. 23-24.

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 20 regional artists. Runs through Oct. 22.

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 through Oct. 30.

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. Runs through Oct. 22.

Public library exhibits in October, free. Penrose Public Library, 20 N. Cascade Ave. Featuring The Book of Pirates through Oct. 31; The Golden Age of Sail through Nov. 20; Tools of the Trade Oct. 1-29. East Library, 5550 N. Union Blvd. Featuring Hugh Koester Photographs Oct. 1-31 and Nothing to Hide: Mental Illness in the Family through Oct. 30. Monument Branch Library, 1706 Lake Woodmoor Dr. Featuring Marilyn Dunn's Brass Rubbings, Oct. 1-31. Cheyenne Mtn. Library, 1791D 8th St., Portraits and Landscapes by Dick Eustice, through Oct. 31.

Raven's Nest Coffee, 330 N. Institute. 632-3433. Open Mon.-Fri., 5 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.; Sat., 6 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.; Sun., 7 a.m. to 2 p.m. Featuring Spika through Nov. 4.

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 through Oct. 30; Bob Johnston Saddle Collection and Francis King collection of Western art through Oct. 23; Stephen Batura: The Way Things Are, Leon Loughridge: Saddles, Cabins and Mountain Vistas, Stephen Collector: Journeys to Ancient America and Jeannie Breeding: Earth Elements through Nov. 6.

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 through Nov. 6. Joel Pelletier's painting "American Fundamentalists (Christ's Entry into Washington in 2008)" will be on display Oct. 22 at 6 p.m. and Oct. 23, noon to 5 p.m.

Textures Gallery, 113 N. Tejon St., 475-2104. Open Mon.-Sat., 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Featuring watercolor prints by local artist Jeannie Breeding.

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; UCCS University Center, 1420 Austin Bluffs Pkwy. Oct. 17-30. Call Anne at 964-1160 for more.

Commonwheel Artists, 102 Cañon Ave., 685-1008. Mon.-Sun., 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Featuring Old Spokes: Creative Folks Oct. 22- Nov. 14. Opening Oct. 22, 5-8 p.m.

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. Renee Cox lectures on race and gender stereotypes, Thurs., Nov. 18, 6:30 p.m. Call 262-4306 for more.

Sangre de Cristo Arts Center, 210 N. Santa Fe Ave., Pueblo, 719/295-7200. Mon.-Sat., 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. $18-$40. Ken Williams and Shane Jarrett present a two day Big Pot show and workshop. Fri., Oct. 22, 5:30-8 p.m. Sat., Oct. 23, 9:30 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Colorado Springs Fine Arts Center, 30 W. Dale St., 634-5581. Open Tues.-Sat., 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.; Sun., 1-5 p.m. $45-$60. Floral designer James L. Johnson creates floral interpretations of selected paintings. Workshop in afternoon at additional cost. Wed., Oct. 27, 9:30 a.m. to 3:15 p.m. Call 310-6163 to register.

OpticalReverb Gallery, Cedars Jazz Club, 3125 Sinton Rd., 633-5541, ext. 4. Open Wed.-Sun., 5 p.m. to 2 a.m. Art benefit for Pikes Peak Ballet and Jazz Foundation featuring artist Alberto Leopizzi at 7 p.m., jazz and ballet dance performance at 8 p.m. Oct. 29.

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