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click to enlarge L.I.W. Cargo, 713 Manitou Ave., 685-0452. Open daily, - 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Featuring Colorado plein air - watercolorist, Randy Hale. Runs May 1-30. Opens Sun., - May 8, 6-8 p.m.
  • L.I.W. Cargo, 713 Manitou Ave., 685-0452. Open daily, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Featuring Colorado plein air watercolorist, Randy Hale. Runs May 1-30. Opens Sun., May 8, 6-8 p.m.

All Souls Unitarian Universalist Church, 730 N. Tejon St., 633-7717. Featuring Southwest Reflections by Mary Ann Matthews. Runs through April 30.

American Numismatic Association Money Museum, 818 N. Cascade Ave., 632-2646. Open Mon.-Fri., 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.; Sat., 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., Sun. noon to 4 p.m. Free. Featuring Barter, Bits and Dollars: The Money of Colonial America runs through Oct.

Business of Art Center, 513 Manitou Ave., Manitou Springs, 685-1861. Open 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Tues.-Sat. Featuring dreamer's art, paintings, sculpture and poetry derived from dreams. Runs through May 20.

Colorado College Coburn Gallery, Worner Center, 902 N. Cascade Ave., 389-6607. Open Tues.-Sat., 12:30-7:30 p.m. Featuring Senior Studio Majors Exhibition, April 26-May 17.

Colorado Springs City Hall, 107 N. Nevada Ave. Featuring outdoor sculptures art by Palmer High School Students through May 18. Call 385-5421 for more.

PICK 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 Chihuly from April 23 until Aug. 14. The FAC exhibit is a timeline of Chihuly's lifework, beginning with his early experiments and ranging to today's fully realized sculptures. In a clever move, the work is often showcased beside the museum's house collections, the pieces complementing each other nicely.

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. No Boundaries: Contemporary Basketry open runs through April 30.

Commonwheel Artists, 102 Cañon Ave., 685-1008. Mon.-Sun., 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Manitou Springs Elementary School Art Exhibit, April 27-May 10. Reception on Sun., May 1, 1-4 p.m.

Cottonwood Artists' School, 25 Cimino Drive, 520-1899. Tues.-Thurs., 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.; Fri., 9 a.m. to noon; Sat., 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Featuring April Salon runs through April 28.

El Pueblo History Museum, 301 N. Union Ave., Pueblo. Featuring Mapping Pueblo: From Past to Present. Runs Tuesdays through Saturdays, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. through May 14. Call 719/583-6240 for more.

Evans Elementary School, 1675 Winnebego Rd., 597-1843. Open Mon.-Fri., 8 a.m. to 3 p.m., check in with front office for a visitor's pass. Featuring Shock of the New: Evans Student Studies in Modern Art, a school-wide art exhibit featuring over 1000 paintings, drawings and sculptures. Runs through May 4.

Gallery of Contemporary Art at UCCS, 1420 Austin Bluffs Parkway, 262-3567. Call for hours. Featuring The 2005 Student Art Exhibition through May 13.

Orly's Art Gallery, 730 S. Tejon St., 630-3371. Open Tues.-Fri., 10:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Sat., 10:30 a.m. to 2 p.m..Featuring Carol Martinelle's work. Also featuring works by Kevin Weckbach, Sparky LeBold, Richard Alan Nichols, Thomas J. Owen, Desmond O'Hagan, Andi Mascarenas and Chris Alvarez. Runs through May 21.

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. Buell Children's Museum featuring Dean Flemming: Recent Paintings through April 30. Orlin Helgoe: Prairie Wander through May 8. Tony the Bricklayer Perniciaro through May 8. Jesse Montes: Ridges and Grooves through May 8. John Suhay's Candid Miscellaneous through May 14.

The Squash Blossom, 2531 W. Colorado Ave., 632-1899. Open Mon.-Sat., 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Featuring Kathy Beekman's pastels through April 30.

Tri-Lakes Center for the Arts, 304 Highway 105, Palmer Lake, 719/481-0475. Open Tues.-Sat., noon to 5 p.m. Featuring Art Talks and Salons on Fridays through May 20 at 6 p.m.

art events and openings Navajo Textile Program, Adobe Walls Antique Mall and Trading Post, 2808 W. Colorado Ave. Learn the history of Navajo textiles and how to determine a real from an imitation. Thurs., April 28, 7 p.m. Call 635-3394 for reservations.

Bridge Gallery, 218 W. Colorado Ave., 329-1574. Open Saturdays, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sundays, noon to 3 p.m. Appointments avail. Featuring It's All Relative through May 1. Critique of the exhibit on Thurs., April 28, 8 p.m.

PICK Smokebrush Gallery, 218 W. Colorado Ave., Suite 102. Open Wed., Fri., Sat., noon to 5 p.m. Features Uncle Wilber's Watery World through May 20. Opening Fri., April 29, 5-8 p.m. with showing of Kaylene Peoples' film The Miracle of Uncle Wilbur. People's will be present for a talk as well as refreshments and live music.

Commonwheel Artists, 102 Cañon Ave., 685-1008. Mon.-Sun., 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Featuring Manitou Springs Elementary School Art Exhibit, April 27-May 10. Reception on Sun., May 1, 1-4 p.m.

Aficionados Luncheon, CC's Worner Center, Gaylord Rm., 902 N. Cascade Ave. $12. CC Professor of Art, Rebecca Tucker presents From Spain to Santa Fe: Painting Faith, Fears, and Future in Spanish Colonial Southwest. Wed., May 4, noon. Call 389-6649 to make a reservation by May 2.

Mineral Springs Foundation First Annual Art Auction Gala, Briarhurst Manor Conservatory, 404 Manitou Ave., Manitou Springs. $35. A portion of the proceeds will contribute to restoring Shoshone Spring. Paintings, pottery, photography and sculpture will preview from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. and the auction begins at 7 p.m. on Wed., May 4. Call the Chamber at 685-5089 for reservations.

Memorial Hospital's Great Art Event, 1400 E. Boulder St. Art sale featuring a variety of images, styles and artists. May 4-5, 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. Call 365-5000 for more.

Coffee Warehouse, 526 S. Tejon St., 227-8639. Featuring a photography exhibit by Bethany Demarco, Ev Demarco and Nancy Moore. Runs May 1-30. Opening Fri., May 6, 5-8 p.m.

Garden of the Gods Visitor Center, 1805 N. 30th St., 634-6666. Featuring seven new wall murals by Doug Rouse. Opening with artist reception on Thurs., May 12, 5-8 p.m. Call 201-1966 for more.

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