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All Souls Unitarian Universalist Church, 730 N. Tejon St., 633-7717. Open Tues.-Fri., 10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. and 1-3 p.m. Featuring works by Nard Claar and Dick Eustice through May 31.

American Numismatic Association Money Museum, 818 N. Cascade Ave., 632-2646. Open Tues.-Fri., 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.; Sat., 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.; Sun., noon to 5 p.m. Free. The Faces of Money: The Good, The Bad, The Ugly, May 25 through September. Opening reception, May 25, 5-7 p.m. Visit for more.

Antlers Hilton Hotel Atrium, 4 S. Cascade Ave. Featuring the Take 7 Spring Photographic Exhibit through July 1. Call 351-3029 for more.

Bridge Gallery, 218 W. Colorado Ave., 232-9368. Open Sat., 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Sun., noon to 3 p.m. Featuring Self-Portrait, an all-members mixed media show through May 26.

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Business of Art Center, 513 Manitou Ave., Manitou Springs. Open Tues.-Sat., 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Free. Featuring the Rocky Mountain Regional Photography Exhibition through June 11. Call 685-1861 or visit for more.

Byway Info Center at El Pueblo History Museum, 301 N. Union Ave., Pueblo, 719/583-0453. Open Tues.-Sat. 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. $3-$4 for non- members. Featuring Adobe to Steel: Architecture of the Pueblo Region through May 31.

Colorado Springs Pioneers Museum, 215 S. Tejon St., 385-5990. Featuring Pike's World: Exploration and Empire in the Greater Southwest through Oct. 14. Looming Large: The Artistic Legacy of Pikes Peak through March, 2007. Marketing the Mountain: Pikes Peak in the Popular Imagination through 2007. Also Featuring Exploring Cowboy History, July 8. Exploring American Indian History, July 22. Exploring Local History Through Sculpture and Architecture, Aug. 12. Visit for more.

Commonwheel Artists Gallery, 102 Cañon Ave., Manitou Springs. Open daily from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Breaking the Rules, works by Zoa Ace, Nancy Bonig and Louis Recchia, runs through June 12. Call 685-1008 for more.

Cottonwood Art Academy, 101 Conejos St. Cottonwood Studio Artists Juried Show, June 2. Cottonwood Students Show, July 7. Call 520-1899 for more.

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Crossed at The Blue Star, 1632 S. Tejon St., 598-7565. Featuring Ben Gonzalez's Broken Canvas and works by Amy Womeldorff through May 20. Contact for more.

El Dorado Gallery, 2627 W. Colorado Ave., 634-4075. Featuring international work at the 25th Annual Miniatures Art Show through May 21.

Elements Art Gallery, 2616 W. Colorado Ave., #1, 633-3899. Featuring works by Liz Jensen and Anne Astrella Buel. Runs through May 31. Visit for more.

FAC Modern, 121 S. Tejon St., Suite 100, 633-5583. Open Mon.-Thurs., 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., Fri.-Sat., 9 a.m. to 10 p.m. and Sun., 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. $3-$5 for non-members. Featuring works by James McNeill Whistler from May 25 through Aug. 20. Opening reception, May 25, 5-8 p.m. Works by Dale Chihuly to premiere in the fall. Visit for more.

Filthy Wilma's Fine Art Gallery, 10 Ruxton Ave., Manitou Springs. Open 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Featuring Just Words art exhibition by local artists. Runs through June 1. Call 685-1282 for more.

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Full Spectrum Gallery, 828A E. Fillmore St., 630-7664. Open Wed.-Sun., 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. Featuring Women with Glass through May 21.

The Java Buddha Coffeehouse, 2820 W. Colorado Ave. Open daily, 7 a.m. to 10 p.m. Featuring local photographer Heather Oelklaus through June 30. Call 633-JAVA for more.

L.I.W. Cargo Gallery, 713 Manitou Ave., Manitou Springs, 685-0452. Open 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily. Featuring K.A. McMahon's Expressions of Color through May 31. Dorothy Gardiner's South by Southwest, June 1-30. Plein Air Artists' Exhibit, July 1-31. Opening reception, July 2, 6-8 p.m. Marti Millington's Lions, Tigers and Bears, Aug. 1-31. Opening reception, Aug. 6, 6-8 p.m.

OpticalReverb Gallery, 218 W. Colorado Ave., 210-9799. Open noon to 5 p.m., Wed., Fri. and Sat. Free. Featuring Jina Pierce's A Scenic Slumber and Curt Layman's The Country Around Here through June 1. Visit for more.

OpticalReverb at Phantom Canyon, 2 E. Pikes Peak Ave., 210-9799. Open daily, 9 a.m. to 11 p.m. Featuring JeffJag, Erik Hyle, Kelli Rae, Noel Wallace, Lance Butcher, Ghana, Aaron Graves, Paul Dolder, Vivian Kemper and Steve Scott through May.

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OpticalReverb at the West Side Tattoo Shop, 2031 W. Colorado Ave. Open daily, noon to 7 p.m. Featuring diverse paintings, sculptures and photography works from more than 40 artists. Call 219-4800 for more.

Penrose Library District, 20 N. Cascade Ave., 531-6333. Featuring A Kincaid Collection: 1982-2002, photography by Norm Kincaid through May 31.

Pikes Peak Community College, 100 W. Pikes Peak Ave., 527-6001. Featuring photography, sculpture and more as part of the Art Students' Spring Exhibit through June 9.

Plantera Group Gallery, Plantera Group, 731 N. Weber St. Featuring artworks by Jo Gaston, Susan Hinton and Julie through Sept. 1.

Rainy Days Silkscreen Studio & Gallery, The Art Mill, 218 W. Colorado Ave., 471-2546. Free. Featuring photography by Ashley Bowron through May 31.

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Sangre de Cristo Arts & Conference Center, 210 N. Santa Fe Ave., Pueblo, 719/295-7200. Mon.-Sat., 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. $3-$4, free to members. The Buell Children's Museum features a hands-on exhibit, Eureka! Dreams, Design, Dimension and Invention, offering chances to experiment with gravity, energy, astronomy and magic, through May 27. Featuring Zero Gravity, cosmic works by James Wolnick, Doug Chiang, Therin Berrett and more through Aug. 19. Visit for more.

Smokebrush Gallery, 218 W. Colorado Ave., 444-1012. Open Wed., Fri. and Sat., noon to 5 p.m. Featuring works by Kat and Bob Tudor through May 31 and Lawrence Kledzik's Fault through May 25. Bethany DeMarco and Erik Isaak's Monsters of the Pacific through May 25. Call 444-1012 or visit for more.

The Squash Blossom, 2531 W. Colorado Ave., 632-1899. Open Mon.-Sat., 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.; Sun., noon to 5 p.m. Featuring Thomas Owen, Bunny Oliver and more through May. Seeing Red in June; opening reception Thurs., June 8, 4-8 p.m. Life on the Road in July; opening reception Thurs., July 13. Higher Ground in August; opening reception, Thurs., August 10.

UCCS Gallery of Contemporary Art, 1420 Austin Bluffs Pkwy., 262-3567. Open Mon.-Fri., 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., Sat., 1-4 p.m. Featuring a student art show and Salon de Refuses through June 2. Visit for more.

Western Museum of Mining & Industry, 225 N. Gate Blvd. Open 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., Mon.-Sat. Cool Science exhibit through July 1. Opening for Cool Science, May 27, 1-3 p.m. Outside Machinery Operations Tours, June 19-July 21. Colorado Rockhounding Exhibit, Aug. 17-30. Call 800/752-6558 or visit for more.

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art events & openings The Winter Gallery One-Year Anniversary Celebration, 47 Third St., Monument. Featuring regional and local artists and refreshments. Thurs., May 18, 5-8 p.m. Call 488-1063 for more.

Pankratz Gallery, 366 Second St., Monument. Open Tues.-Fri., 10 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. and Sat., 10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Featuring Carrie Ann Baade's Trans-Conscious Visions May 18 through June 9. Opening reception, Thurs., May 18, 5-8 p.m. Artist's presentation, Thurs., May 25, 5 p.m. Call 719/481-3108 for more.

Art Hop Summer Celebration, Beaconlite and Front Street, downtown Monument. Enjoy live art demonstrations, music, food and more on the third Thursday of each month through Oct. 19, 5-8 p.m. Call 719/481-3108 for more.

New West Frame and Art, 4689 Centennial Blvd., 593-0068. Accent Photo Imaging presents works by Bill Tuttle and Kathryn Wallace, May 19 through June 17. Opening reception, May 19, 5-8 p.m. Artists' reception, May 20, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

A Gathering of Artists, LMT Office, 1422 N. Hancock Ave. Free. Presenting Hardy and Laura Wright, Clark Lorimor and Tom Oliver. Fri., May 19, 5-8 p.m. Call 634-0664 for more.

Woodmen Valley Chapel Show and Sale, 290 W. Woodmen Road. Open Sat., 1-8 p.m. and Sun., 8 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Featuring a variety of works, May 19 through June 21. Opening reception, May 19, 5-8 p.m. Call 596-5530 for more.

Navajo Weaving Seminar, Garden of the Gods Trading Post, 324 Beckers Lane. Free. Jackson Clark hosts this seminar. Sun., May 21, 2 p.m. Call 685-9045 for more.

41st Annual Fine Arts Show and Sale, Tri-Lakes Center for the Arts, 304 Hwy. 105, Palmer Lake. Open noon to 4 p.m., Wed.-Sun. Featuring more than 50 Palmer Lake Art Group members. June 1 through July 15. Opening reception, June 3, 5:30-8:30 p.m. Call 488-3543 for more.

Victor Mountain Music Festival and Art Show, Wallace Park on Victor Avenue, Victor. $5 per day. Featuring live music, art demonstrations, a parade and more. June 3-4. Call 719/689-3052 for more or visit

2nd Annual Pikes Peak Arts Fest, Pikes Peak Center, 190 S. Cascade Ave. Featuring over 80 artists, live music, children's activities and more. June 9-11, Fri., 4-7:30 p.m., Sat. and Sun., 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Call Marica at 290-1981 for more.

Fine Arts & Crafts Fair, Memorial Park, Woodland Park. Shop and enjoy all types of artworks on Friday's, 7 a.m. to 1 p.m. Running June 16 through Sept. 15. Call 687-3731 for vending or general information.

2006 Briargate Fine Art Show, The Shops at Briargate, 1885 Briargate Pkwy. Featuring a wide variety of works on Sat., July 8, 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. and Sun., July 9, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Call 303/816-0965 for more information.

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