15th Street Gallery With works by Boston artist Nancy Simonds and Denver artist Tony Ortega; open by appointment 11 am-3pm from Thursday to Saturday; 1708 15th Street, Boulder; 303-447-2841; 15thstreetgalleryboulder.com
Ana Art Gallery Art by local, African and Caribbean artists; from noon to 5 p.m. from Friday to Sunday; 958 Cherryvale Road, Boulder; 303-261-5936; anasartgallery.com
Arbor Institute “Life in the Plasticene” explores the era of plastic fueled by fossil fuels with works by Marcus Eriksen, Kelsi Nagy, Chris Jordan, Patrick Chandler and David Oonk, until October 17; 5-8 p.m. Wednesday, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday, 1 p.m.-4 p.m. Sunday, or by appointment 1 p.m.-4 p.m. Tuesday to Friday; 1708 13th Street, Boulder; arborinstitute.org
Art and soul gallery Works by Colorado artist Mark Bueno are on display; 11 am-5pm Tuesday to Saturday, 11 am-4pm Sunday; 1615 Pearl St., Boulder; 303-544-5803; artandsoulboulder.com
Center for the creative reuse of art pieces moved in October to 3080 Valmont St., Boulder. A moving sale will be held at 2860 Bluff St., Boulder, October 14-16. Both locations closed October 17-21. The official opening at the new Valmont location is October 23; from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday to Saturday and from 12 p.m. to 6 p.m. on Sunday; 2860 Bluff St., Boulder; artpartsboulder.org
Boulder Museum of Contemporary Art “Incredible Lightness: A Retrospective of the Work of Jerry Wingren”, celebrates 45 years of the artist’s work from 1976 to today, from October 14 to January 14. 23; “Two-Fold”, by Melinda Rosenberg, explores wood grains in geometric works, from October 14 to January 31. 23; “El movimiento sigue”, outdoor sculpture Los Seis de Boulder by Jasmine Baetz, until March 14; 11 am-5pm Tuesday to Sunday; 1750 13th Street, Boulder; 303-443-2122; bmoca.org
BMoCA at Macky “Interpretations,” a conceptual blend of visual media by Trevor Seymour, until November 14; 10 am-5pm Monday to Friday; 1595 Pleasant Street, CU Boulder Campus; bmoca.org.
Canyon Theater and Gallery “Bigger View (s): Earth, Anthropocene, Beauty”, exhibition with artists David D’Agostino, Jennifer Lord and Noah Travis Phillips, until November 5; “Tonics for Transformation: An Ecosocial Response to Sustain & Support during Wildfire Season”, an interactive program, from October 14 to November 14; 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. Monday to Thursday, 12 p.m. to 5 p.m. Friday to Sunday; Main Library, 1001 Arapahoe Ave., Boulder, 303-441-3100, boulderlibrary.org/exhibits
Dairy Arts Center “Project Worthmore”, an exterior fresco by Erica Pasha, raises awareness among Colorado refugees; “Oye! More Than Street Art: De La Gente ”, group exhibition of street artists from Colorado, until October 31; “Sing Our Rivers Red,” four separate exhibits reach out to missing and murdered Indigenous women and girls through October; 2 p.m. to 6 p.m. Monday to Saturday; 2590 Walnut St., Boulder; 303-440-7826; thedairy.org
East Window “The Critical Indigenous Photographic Exchange (CIPX)” by Will Wilson captures a reimagined vision of contemporary Indigenous peoples, through October 29; open every day from 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. 4949 Broadway, Unit 102-B, Boulder; windowest.org
Eldorado Springs Art Center A dozen local artists will exhibit works for Studio Tours from noon to 5 p.m. from October 9 to 10; 8 Chesebro Way, Eldorado Springs; 303-378-0454; eldoradospringsartcenter.com
The gallery at the bus stop “This Breath Together”, Sans Souci’s dance film festival is hosting a dance film screening and live performances from 4 pm to 6 pm on October 9, its video installation is running until October 31; “Street Wise Group Show,” features work by artists from the 2021 Street Wise Boulder Mural Festival, through October; 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. Friday, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday and 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sunday or by appointment; 4895 N. Broadway, Boulder; noboartdistrict.org.
Louisville Arts Center “2021 Fall Member Show”, with reception and awards ceremony from 6 pm to 8 pm on November 20, from November 19 to 21; 801 Grant Avenue, Louisville; louisvilleart.org.
Mary Williams Fine Arts “Terra,” an exhibition featuring works by Sheri Farabaugh and Susan Hediger Matteson, until October 28; calling for hours; 5311 West Avenue # 112, Boulder, 303-938-1588; marywilliamsfinearts.com
Boulder Museum “Food Access in Boulder, CO,” presents results of research on Boulder Food Rescue, through November; “Music Buffs: A Century of Music at CU,” Celebrates CU College of Music’s 100th Anniversary, until November 28; 9 am-5pm Thursday-Monday, 9 am-8pm Wednesday; 2205 Broadway, Boulder; 303-449-3464; museumofboulder.org
Naropa University Art Galleries Nalanda Campus, 6287 Arapahoe Ave. : Cube Gallery has local and international artists; Nalanda Gallery hosts guest artists and student exhibitions, Lounge Gallery operated by students. Arapahoe Campus, 2130 Arapahoe Ave. : Lincoln Gallery features local and regional artists. Paramita Campus, 3285 30th St.: The Paramita Gallery presents works in all media by regional artists; all open from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday to Friday; bit.ly/naropaart
NoBo Art Center works of art by Colorado artist Astrid Paustian on display through October; 4929 Broadway #E, Boulder; noboartdistrict.org/nobo-art-center
NoBo Arts District The first Fridays take place from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. with a self-guided tour of the artists’ studios; 1 pm to 6 pm Second Saturdays feature local artists, food vendors, musicians and more, through December; the artist collective runs along North Boulder and Lee Hill Drive; noboartdistrict.org
Phil Lewis Art Open from noon to 5 p.m. from Saturday to Sunday; 2034 Pearl St., Unit 102, Boulder; phillewisart.com
POP! Gallery Open Studios’ pop-up art and gift gallery features rotating exhibitions by local artists; 11 am-6pm every day; Lower Level of the Broadway Building, 1200 Pearl St., Suite 15; openstudios.org/pop-gallery
Gallery R “Vibrant & Bold”, a show with a jury presented until October 31; 11 am-6pm Tuesday to Sunday; 2027 Broadway, Boulder; 303-447-2841; rgallery.art
Rembrandt Court indigenous, local and national art; 11 am-5pm Monday to Saturday, call ahead; 1301 Spruce Street, Boulder; 303-301-2972; Rembrandtyard.com
SmithKlein Gallery Works by Albanian artist Pashk Pervathi are on display until October 31; every day from noon to 5 p.m. 1116 Pearl St., Boulder; 303-444-7200; smithklein.com
Community Thistle Gallery “Group Open Studio Tour“, presents paintings, photographs and jewelry by local artists, from noon to 5 pm from October 9 to 10 and from October 16 to 17; 4871 N. Broadway, Boulder; noboartdistrict.org.
UC Art Museum “Staring into the Fire”, abstract on canvas by local artist Kate Petley, until December 18; “Tools of Conveyance,” multimedia works using glass and organic materials by Canadian artist Tim Whiten, until December 18; 1085 18th St., Boulder; cuartmuseum.colorado.edu
University of Colorado Museum of Natural History Is now reopened; University of Colorado Henderson Building, 15th and Broadway, Boulder; colorado.edu
Fire station art center “Lazarus”, a Dia de los Muertos exhibition that deals with immigration and American identity, features artists Gregg Deal, Grace Gutierrez, Thinh Dinh, Boryana Rusenova Ina and Joy Nagy, at the opening reception of 2:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. on October 9. 7; The Day of the Dead Family Day from 2 p.m. to 6 p.m. on October 9 in downtown Longmont, on 4th Avenue and Main Street, will feature a street festival with music and dance, arts and crafts, cultural education and gastronomy and a visit to the commercial altars of the city center. The Gigantes procession starts at 6 p.m. and ends at the Firehouse Art Center for the Bal Catrina; gallery opening hours are noon to 5 p.m. Wednesday to Friday by appointment, noon to 5 p.m. Saturday to Sunday; 667 Fourth Avenue, Longmont; firehouseart.org
The big frame “Longmont Artists’ Guild Members Show,” features the work of over two dozen artists, the opening reception at 5 p.m. on October 8 with wine tastings from the Augustina winery, the show runs through 5 November ; open 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday to Saturday, 430 Main Street, Longmont; longmont.thegreatframeup.com.
Longmont Museum The “Longmont 150” exhibition celebrates the city’s 150th anniversary with more than 80 years of artefacts, until January 9; “Día de los Muertos” will present community altars and the work of Latin artist Mario Olvera, from October 9 to November 9. 7; 9 am-3pm Tuesday to Saturday; 400, chemin Quail, Longmont; longmontmuseum.org
Osmosis gallery Hosts over 45 artists in a variety of mediums; 10 am-5pm Monday to Friday, 11 am-5pm Saturday; 290 Second Avenue, Niwot; osmosisartgallery.com.
Rabbit Brush Gallery Showcase local and regional artists and fair trade arts; 11 am-5pm Tuesday to Saturday; 7504, hygiene path, Hygiene; rabbitbrossegallery.com.
Estes Park Art Center “Bill Fritz and his Daughter Sandy,” a father-daughter exhibit, until November 8; 11 am-5pm every day; 517 Big Thompson Avenue, Estes Park; artcenterofestes.com
Works of art “PLEASE Touch,” an interactive installation by Loveland artist Sharon Carlisle, until October 30; from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. Tuesday to Friday, from 12 p.m. to 4 p.m. on Saturday; 310 N. Railroad Ave., Loveland; worksloveland.org
Loveland Museum “Magia Chicana,” by Denver artist Tony Ortega, until November 13; “Gateway to the Rockies: A Visual Trip Down Highway 34,” a collection of the busy hallway, through March 12; Loveland Art Studio Tour, a jury exhibition, October 9-10 and October 16-17; 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday to Friday, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday; 503 N. Lincoln Ave., Loveland; lovelandmuseumgallery.org