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click to enlarge 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 Dale Chihuly through Jan. - 7, 2007. First Thursday Tastings, Oct. 5, 5-8 p.m. 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 Dale Chihuly through Jan. 7, 2007. First Thursday Tastings, Oct. 5, 5-8 p.m. Visit for more.

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 through September. Visit 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 Cat's Cradle through Oct. 1.

Business of Art Center, 513 Manitou Ave., Manitou Springs. Open Tues.-Sat., 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Free. Featuring The Other Side of the Peak, unusual and atypical views of Pikes Peak through Sept. 23. Call 685-1861 or visit for more.

Cedars Cigars and Jazz Club, 3125 Sinton Road, 578-5744. Featuring 400-700 Nanometers, recent paintings by Michael Thompson through Sept. 27. Call 685-9140 for more.

Coburn Gallery, Colorado College's Worner Center, 902 N. Cascade Ave., 389-6607. Featuring Afterimages: an installation in three parts, works by Scott Johnson through Oct. 21. Public lecture, Sept. 21, 3 p.m. Featuring Book as Object: An International Survey of Sculptural Bookworks, Oct. 31 through Dec. 19. Opening reception and gallery talk, Nov. 2, 2-4:30 p.m.

Colachi Arts, 1107 Manitou Ave., 685-1254. Featuring works by Heather Harris, Ginny Thompson and Peter King through September. Opening reception, Sept. 23-24, 5-9:30 p.m.

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. Visit for more.

Commonwheel Artists Gallery, 102 Cañon Ave., Manitou Springs. Open daily, 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. through Labor Day. Open daily, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. thereafter. Featuring Landscapes of Change, woodcuts by Jean Gumpper and ceramics by Howard Chip Shaw III through Sept. 25. Call 685-1008 for more or visit

Cottonwood Artists' School, 25 Cimino Drive, 520-1899. Open Mon.-Fri., 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Featuring Pikes Peak Pastel Society Members' Exhibit through Sept. 26.

Cucuru Gallery, 2332 W. Colorado Ave., 520-9900. Open Tues.-Sat., 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Featuring Fall Art Safari with Mary-Linn Benning and new works by resident artists through Nov. 10. Opening reception, Sept. 21, 4-8 p.m.

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 Explorer or Spy: The Pike Legacy through Dec. 30. 18th Annual Mercado, Sept. 23-24, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.

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 Dale Chihuly through Jan. 7, 2007. First Thursday Tastings, Oct. 5, 5-8 p.m. Colorado Springs artists Dan Britton, Pard Morrison, Laurel Swab and Rita Zimmerman, Jan. 26 through March 4. Katrina: Catastrophe and Catharsis, March 9 through April 29, 2007. William Gottlieb's Portraits from the Golden Age of Jazz, May 5 through June 24, 2007. Visit for more.

Full Spectrum Gallery, 828A E. Fillmore St., 630-7664. Open Wed.-Sat., 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. and Sun., 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Featuring Prolific Tendencies, showcasing the work of Maggie Hanson and Gabe Kamm. Sept. 15-Oct. 21. Opening reception, Sept. 15, 5-8 p.m. call 630-7664 for more.

Gunter-Wolff Gallery, 2605 W. Colorado Ave., 520-9494. Open Mon. and Wed.-Sat. 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.; Sun., noon to 5 p.m. Featuring A Touch of Glass by Bonig through Sept. 20. Pearing Pearfect Artwork with Your Taste, works by Julie Kirkland and Jerry Rhodes through Oct. 18. Opening reception, Fri., Sept. 22, 6-8 p.m. Call 520-9494 or visit for more.

L.I.W. Cargo Gallery, 713 Manitou Ave., Manitou Springs, 685-0452. Open 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily. Featuring Nancy Rynes' Small Towns and Back Roads, paintings of Colorado, Wyoming and Utah, through Sept. 30.

Mountain Living Studio, 741 Manitou Ave., Manitou Springs, 685-0225. Open Mon.-Thurs. and Sun., 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., Fri.-Sat., 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. Featuring Living Semiprecious by Ronnee DelBianco, Millefiori & Swarovski by Joyce Illiq, Chunky Stones through Silver by Shelly Birch & Pablo, Crochet Bead Rope Design by Mary Streily and more through Sept. 30.

OpticalReverb Gallery, 218 W. Colorado Ave., 210-9799. Open noon to 5 p.m., Wed., Fri. and Sat. Free. Featuring Futureself, displaying the work of more than a dozen artists, through September. Works by Brandon Friend and Matt Clark, through October. Opening reception Fri., Oct. 6, 5-8 p.m. Works by James Wolnick, through November. Opening reception Fri., Nov. 3, 5-8 p.m. Works by Eric Deiss, through December. Opening reception Fri., Dec. 1, 5-8 p.m. Visit for more.

OpticalReverb at Park East, 720 Goodnight St., Pueblo, 719/210-9799. Featuring Train Station Glimpses, works by Tim Davis, Tylan Troyer, Erica Reyes, Pathos, Douglas Rouse and Jeff Jag, through Oct. 1.

OpticalReverb at Phantom Canyon, 2 E. Pikes Peak Ave., 210-9799. Open daily, 9 a.m. to 11 p.m. Featuring For Sara, works by Samuel Pisciotta, Brett Wilson and Lance Butcher through Sept. Organic Symmetry, works by Kim Polomka, Andy Mason, Marina Eckler and Adept, Oct. 1 through Nov. 30. Seguidor de Prosa, multi-media works by Jason Zacharias and Langdon Foss, Dec. 1 through Jan. 30.

OpticalReverb at the V-Bar, 19 E. Kiowa St., 210-9799. Featuring Pops and Purple People, works by Martin McCormick through Oct. 15. Urban Sickness, canvas works by national graffiti artists, Oct. 15 through Dec. 15.

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 Barbara Roeming's Swept Away by an Unusual Artist in the Blue Abstracts of August through Sept. 16. Call 481-3108 for more.

Penrose Public Library, 20 N. Cascade Ave., 531-6333. Featuring the whimsical works of artists ages 12 and older based on the book, Alice's Adventures in Wonderland as part of All Pikes Peak Reads, Oct. 2-27. Reception, Fri., Oct. 6, 4-6 p.m.

Plantera Group Gallery, Plantera Group, 731 N. Weber St. Featuring a charity show with local arts to benefit the Business of Art Center. Fri., Sept 22, 5-8 p.m., $15-$20. For more call 886-0456.

Rico's Caf & Wine Bar, 320 N. Tejon St., 630-7723. Open Mon.-Wed, 7 a.m. to 9 p.m., Thurs.-Sat., 7 a.m. to 11 p.m., Sun., 8 a.m. to 9 p.m. Featuring Jean Gumpper's Woodcuts through September.

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. Featuring Where's Zebulon? The Great Pikes Peak Hunt! in the Children's Museum, Sept. 19 through Nov. 4. Bill Gillette: A Passion for Ranching through Nov. 4. The Miller Collection and Southern Colorado Watercolor Society through Nov. 11. Representing the West, Sept. 22 through Oct. 28. Opening Reception and Art Sale, Thurs., Sept. 21, 5-7 p.m. Charles Partridge Adams, Nov. 12-Jan. 28. Halloween with Mr. E, Oct. 28. Different Perspectives: Views of Pikes Peak through Jan. 20. Own Your Own Art Show and Sale, Nov. 15 through Dec. 30. Visit for more.

Smokebrush Gallery, 218 W. Colorado Ave., 444-1012. Open Wed., Fri. and Sat., noon to 5 p.m. Featuring Entre Nous: Works by Claude Cahun and Marcel Moore through Sept. 23. Power of 4: 4th dimension: Works by the artists of ROAR, Oct. 6-28. Opening reception, Oct. 6, 5-8 p.m. Minimum Wage: Works by Kat and Bob Tudor, Nov. 3-25. Opening reception, Nov.3, 5-8 p.m. 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 Landscapes by Rick Young and New Works by Miguel Martinez through Nov. Opening reception, Sept. 21, 4-8 p.m.

Tri-lakes Center for the Arts, 305 Hwy. 105, Palmer Lake, 481-0475. Annual Member's Show through Oct. 20. Octoberfest Celebration, Sept. 30, 6:30-10 p.m. Visit for more.

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 Floating Worlds, Sept. 22 through Nov. 17. UCCS Faculty Exhibition, Dec. 1 through Jan. 5. Blue Books and other Artist Books, Jan. 19 through March 16. Student Art Exhibition, April 6 through June 1. Water Media International XV, June 15 through Aug. 3. Visit for more.

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