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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 October.

Art Gallery of the Rockies, 5051 N. Academy Blvd., 260-1873. Open Mon.-Fri., 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.; Sat., 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Featuring a miniature art gallery by Judy Crowley that was featured in the July 2005 Dollhouse Miniatures Magazine.

ARTSpace Gallery at Hillside Community Center, 925 S. Institute St. Free. Open Mon.-Sat., 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. Featuring Artistic Expressions of Liberation through Aug. 11. Call 229-3365 for more.

Business of Art Center, 513 Manitou Ave., Manitou Springs, 685-1861. Featuring the Pikes Peak Pastel Society exhibit, Point of Departure. The gallery is free, open Tues-Sat., 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.; Sun., noon to 4 p.m.

Colorado Springs Fine Arts Center, 30 W. Dale St., 634-5581. $5-$10. Open Mon.-Thurs., 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.; Fri., Sat., 9 a.m. to 10 p.m.; Sun., 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Exhibits include Chihuly through Aug. 14. Also featuring Hot Summer Nights, with the final evening of Chihuly at the FAC on Sat., Aug. 13, 5-11 p.m. Featuring The Brasch Collection of Contemporary Art from Aug. 13-Oct. 16. Presenting Andy Warhol's Dream America from Sept. 1-Dec. 31.

Colorado Springs Pioneers' Museum, 215 S. Tejon St., 385-5990. Open Tues.-Sat., 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Free. Featuring Bearing Our Burdens: Traditional Native American Baskets through Aug. 21. Lula Evans: A Woman's Life in Quilts runs through December.

Commonwheel Artists Co-op Gallery, 102 Cañon Ave., Manitou Springs, 685-1008. Open daily from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. Featuring Fanciful & Real Beasts through Aug. 22.

Fireplace Gallery, 5575 Industrial Place, 574-3224. Featuring the 2005 Summer Fine Art Sale of the Colorado Springs Art Guild (CSAG). The sale continues through August 31.

Optical Reverb, 3125 Sinton Road, 210-9799. Featuring Self Imposed, artwork by Keith Stewart. Runs Aug. 5-31. Mahisha, a belly dancing benefit on Fri., Aug. 19, 6 p.m., $6. Rafsharqui, belly dancing with Moroccan food courses on Wed., Aug. 24, 6 p.m., $25.

OpticalReverb in Phantom Canyon, 2 E. Pikes Peak Ave., 210-9799. Featuring works by Don Harding, Clayton Ross and Jason Herzog through Sept. 1.

Orly's Art Gallery, 730 S. Tejon St., 630-3371. Featuring a multi-artist exhibit of traditional work in Colorado through Aug. 31.

Phototroph Gallery, 16 Ruxton Ave., Manitou Springs, 685-1313. Open Wed.-Sat., 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.; Sun., noon to 5 p.m. Presents The Western Photographer by Keith Ladzinski. Runs through Aug. 7. Featuring It's Only Rock & Roll from Aug. 13-Sept. 4. Opens Sat., Aug. 13, 6-8 p.m.

ProRodeo Hall of Fame, 101 ProRodeo Drive, 528-4761. Open daily, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Featuring Making A Hand: Ranch Children of New Mexico through Aug. 31.

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Public library exhibits, free. Penrose Public Library, 20 N. Cascade Ave., featuring Fine Art of the Pikes Peak Region, created by artists over 5,5 and Depression Glass, runs through Aug. 30. Monument Branch Library, 1706 Lake Woodmoor Drive, Monument, featuring Model Airplanes and Fine Art of the Pikes Peak Region, created by artists over 55, through Aug. 30. Sand Creek Branch, 1821 S. Academy Blvd., Carnegie Libraries through Aug. 30.

Pueblo Convention Center, 3020 Central Main St., 719/542-1100. Featuring artwork by Don Woodard and Rayann Orr through Dec. 31.

art events and openings The Bridge Gallery, 218 W. Colorado Ave., 232-9368. Featuring Hang Ups, an all-members show of work made from domestic appliances, clothing and other pieces designed to be hung from a clothesline in the gallery. Runs Aug. 5-28. Opening Fri., Aug. 5, 5-8 p.m.

Elements Art Gallery, 2616 W. Colorado Ave., 633-3899, Open Thurs.-Sun., 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. or by appointment. Featuring New Beginnings by Lorraine Sheppard. Runs through Aug. 31. Opens Fri., Aug. 5, 5-8 p.m.

L.I.W. Cargo Art Gallery, 713 Manitou Ave., Manitou Springs, 685-0452. Featuring Roger W. Carlson's Summer Landscapes through August. Opens Fri., Aug. 5, 6-8 p.m.

Cottonwood Artists' School and Studios, 25 Cimino Drive, 522-1899. Open Tues-Thurs.; Fri., 9 a.m. to noon; Sat., 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.; or by appointment. Featuring Color and Light, a watercolors exhibit. Runs Aug. 5-31. Opens Fri., Aug. 5, 5:30-8:30 p.m.

Smokebrush Gallery, 218 W. Colorado Ave., Suite 102., 444-1012, Featuring All Dimensions Bike Art Show, featuring work by local and national artists about the culture of biking and the cycling community. Runs Aug. 5-20. Opens Fri., Aug. 5, 5-8 p.m.

Adobe Walls Antique Mall, 2808 W. Colorado Ave. An exhibit of mid-century Van Briggle "original" pottery featuring Master Potter Fred Willis, who will be throwing on the wheel Aug. 6, 11 a.m. A special seminar on dating Van Briggle pottery is held later that day, 2-3 p.m. Free. Call 635-3394 for more.

Mountain Arts Festival, Ute Pass Cultural Center, intersection of Highway 24 and Fairview Avenue, Woodland Park. Free. Sponsored by the Mountain Artists in Woodland Park, featuring select artists, craftsmen, food and music. Aug. 6-7, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Call 686-7469 for more.

Galeria de la Luz, 14 Ruxton Ave., Manitou Springs, 685-9161. Open Wed.-Sun., 1-5 p.m. Featuring Grand Opening with paintings and drawings by Maria Pacca, painting and sculpture by Laurel Swab, paintings by Jeremiah White, oils and pastels by Ed Pointer, oil by Phil Lear Esq., and oils by Jan Mummery. Opens Sat., Aug. 13, 6-8 p.m.

Second Saturday Art Walk, along Ruxton Avenue, Manitou Springs. Featuring new pottery and paintings by Ken and Tina Riesterer at Filthy Wilma's at 10 Ruxton Ave. Grand Opening celebration at Galeria da la Luz at 14 Ruxton Ave. Larry Hulst's rock photos at Phototroph Gallery at 16 Ruxton Ave. Sat., Aug. 13, 6-8 p.m.

Gallery of Contemporary Art at UCCS, 1420 Austin Bluffs Pkwy., 262-3567. Call for hours. Featuring Watermedia XIV International Runs Aug. 19-Oct. 14. Opens Fri., Aug. 19, 5-7 p.m.

Pikes Peak Harley-Davidson, 5867 N. Nevada Ave., 278-2300. Featuring Harley-Davidson Traveling Museum on Sat., Aug. 20, 8 a.m. to 7 p.m.

Farm & Art Market, America the Beautiful Park (formerly Confluence Park), 126 Cimino Drive, runs Saturdays, 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Runs through Oct. 29. Market at Soda Springs Park, 404 Manitou Ave., Manitou Springs runs Wednesdays, 4-7 p.m. Runs through Sept. 28. Call 640-6154 or visit for more.

Monument Valley Park Farmers Market and Craft Fair, at the south end of the park, just off of Bijou Street, on Westview Place. Featuring fresh produce, homemade crafts, lotions and soaps, fresh cut flowers, unique jewelry and more. Runs Mondays, 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. through Sept. 26. Call 635-0944 for more.

Woodland Park Fine Arts & Crafts Fair, Memorial Park (three blocks north of Highway 24), Woodland Park. Featuring art, crafts and more. Takes place next to the Teller County Farmers' Market. Runs Fridays, 7 a.m. to 1 p.m., through Sept. 16. Call 232-4449 for more.

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