Sep. 23—Week's highlights
Boulder Museum of Contemporary Art: New exhibits open Thursday with an opening reception from 6-8 p.m. "Just As I Am," features large-scale painting and printmaking artworks by Kristopher Wright, and "A Home In Between," has works by Erin Hyunhee Kang that reflect the emotions felt when her home was damaged during the Marshall Fire; both up through Jan. 22; 1750 13th St., Boulder; bmoca.org.
Dairy Arts Center: Artists examine our access to clean water in the new exhibit "Water is Life," which launches at an opening reception 5-8 p.m. Friday. Meet the artists — Nicole Salimbene, Anna Tsouhlarakis, Zeke Peña, Theresa Clowes, JayCee Beyale (co-curator) and Kendall Rose Kippley — and attend a panel discussion right before the reception. In the Dairy's Carsen Theater from 4-5:30 p.m. Friday, featured artists, grassroots organizers and CU Boulder scientists will talk about water conservation, water use and spiritual connections to the shared waters of the world; reception is 5-8 p.m. Friday; 2590 Walnut St., Boulder; thedairy.org.
The Found Collective Market: Shop from more than 25 artist, makers, vintage collectors and small-business vendors in this outdoor marketplace that will take place from 2-6 p.m. Saturday at the Dairy Arts Center, 2590 Walnut St., Boulder; thedairy.org.
Japanese Flower Exhibition: The annual Ikebana Japanese Flower Arrangement exhibit brightens the Canyon Gallery this weekend, bringing in more than than 50 arrangements. The exhibit, "Kachou Fuugetsu," presented by the Colorado chapter of the Ikenobo Ikebana Society of America, will also showcase animal and bird-themed works of art from Japan's Edo period. There's a free lecture at 2 p.m. Sunday discussing the history of the past 800 years of Japanese flower arranging; 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Friday-Saturday, noon- 5 p.m. Sunday; Canyon Gallery, Boulder Public Library Main Branch, 1001 Arapahoe Ave., Boulder; boulderlibrary.org/exhibits.
Pearl Street's Open Gait Art Parade: Artists will share works with the public as they parade up and down the Pearl Street Mall, carrying their paintings. Chat with the artists and check out their masterpieces during the procession, then head to R Gallery, 2027 Broadway, for the afterparty; 5-8 p.m. Wednesday, on Pearl Street between 11th and 15th streets; rgallery.art.
Square Foot Auction and Gala: The seventh annual auction and event will ring in an evening of art, music, snacks and drinks at its opening gala, 6-8 p.m. Friday, where the public can buy art before the pieces go on silent auction Saturday morning. The gala recommends "vintage" attire and tickets are $35. The silent auction runs Saturday morning through Sept. 30 — when there will be a closing party from 6-8 p.m.; Artworks Center for Contemporary Art, 310 N.Railroad Ave., Loveland; artworksloveland.org.
15th Street Gallery: Featuring work by Boston artist Nancy Simonds and Denver artist Tony Ortega; open by appointment only; 1708 15th St., Boulder; 303-447-2841; 15thstreetgalleryboulder.com
Ana's Art Gallery: Art from local, African and Caribbean artists; noon-5 p.m. Tuesday-Sunday; 1100 Spruce St., Boulder; anasartgallery.com.
Art and Soul Gallery: Hanging fringe works by Beth Naumann; 10 a.m-5 p.m. Monday-Saturday, 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Sunday; 1615 Pearl St., Boulder; artandsoulboulder.com.
Art Parts: Non-profit creative reuse center; 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Monday-Saturday and noon-5 p.m. Sunday; 3080 Valmont St., Boulder; artpartsboulder.org
Art Source International: Antique maps, prints and vintage posters; 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Monday-Saturday, 11 a.m.-6 p.m. Sunday; 1237 Pearl St., Boulder; artsourceinternational.com.
BMoCA at Frasier: "Shifts Over Time," works from Belgin Yucelen, through Oct. 9; 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Tuesday-Sunday; 350 Ponca Place, Boulder; bmoca.org.
BMoCA at Macky: "Aqueous Bodies," Marcella Marsella explores trauma and healing through textile and collage, through Nov. 13; Macky Auditorium, 1595 Pleasant St., #104, CU Boulder campus; bmoca.org.
Canyon Theater and Gallery: "Rocky Mountain Rescue: 75 years of Search and Rescue Leadership," a photo exhibit and historical narrative, through Nov. 10; 9 a.m.-7 p.m. Monday-Thursday, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Friday-Saturday, noon-5 p.m. Sunday; Main Library, 1001 Arapahoe Ave., Boulder; boulderlibrary.org/exhibits.
The Collective Community Arts Center: "Big Art," large abstract work by 12 Colorado artists, through Sunday; 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Tuesday-Saturday, closed Sunday-Monday; 201 N. Public Road, Lafayette; lafayetteco.gov.
The Crowd Collective: "Open Space," Boulder artist Whitman Lindstrom captures nature, through Saturday; open by appointment; 4939 N. Broadway #58, Boulder; thecrowdboulder.com.
Dairy Arts Center: "Homelands," works by Arapahoe, Cheyenne and Ute artists are on display in the new Creative Nations Sacred Space, through Nov. 26; 2590 Walnut St., Boulder; thedairy.org.
East Window: Excerpts from Leroy F. Moore Jr.'s graphic novel "KRIP HOP: Volume 1," illustrated by Ace Robles; view daily from the outside until 11 p.m. through Oct. 31; 4949 Broadway, Boulder; eastwindow.org.
East Window South: "Geometric Foundations," by Marina Kassianidou, features repurposed works on discarded log-log graph paper that was printed by the USGS water division; through Oct. 28, by appointment, email email@example.com; East Window South, 4949 Broadway, Unit 102-C, Boulder; eastwindow.org.
Eldorado Springs Art Center: Art gallery and sculpture garden in the foothills; 8 Chesebro Way, Eldorado Springs; eldoradospringsartcenter.com.
The Gallery at Bus Stop: "In Bloom.... Beings...Believing" by artist-in-residence Danielle DeRoberts, through Oct. 2; 4895 N. Broadway, Boulder; noboartdistrict.org.
HiFi Jones Studio & Gallery: Jonathan Hanst's pop-culture art mashups made from reclaimed vinyl and books; 4:30-8:30 p.m. Thursday, 11 a.m.-2 p.m. Sunday or by appointment; 209 E. Simpson St., Lafayette; hifijones.com.
Museum of Boulder: "Traveling to School in Boulder County: What Moves You?" exhibit looks at transportation, through Nov. 8; "Voces Vivas," explores county's Latino heritage, through Feb. 26; 9 a.m.-5 p.m. daily, closed Tuesdays; 2205 Broadway, Boulder; 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.: Paramita Gallery has works in all media by regional artists; all open 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Friday; bit.ly/naropaart
NoBo Art Center: "Pods," group art show with Barb Olson, Andra Stanton, Sue Lewis, Christi Beckmann, Jeanne Gray, Judy Duffield, Carol Eaton and Maria Lorenzo Sachs, through September; 4929 Broadway, #E, Boulder; noboartdistrict.org/nobo-art-center.
Phil Lewis Art: From T-shirts to custom snowboards and prints to laser engraving, the visionary artists' work is on display and for sale; 2034 Pearl St., Unit 102, Boulder; phillewisart.com.
POP! Gallery: Open Studios' part artist-owned pop-up art and gift gallery features a unique mix of Boulder County artists' works for sale; 11 a.m.-7 p.m. Tuesday-Saturday, noon to 6 p.m. Sunday, closed Monday; on 11th Street and Pearl Street, just south of Fjällräven; popgalleryboulder.com.
R Gallery: "Impressionism" group exhibit, runs through Oct. 16; 11 a.m.-9 p.m. Tuesday-Saturday, 11 a.m.-6 p.m. Sunday-Monday; 2027 Broadway, Boulder; 303-447-2841; rgallery.art.
Rembrandt Yard: Aboriginal, local and national art; call for hours; 1301 Spruce St., Boulder; 303-301-2972; rembrandtyard.com
Shark's Ink: "Drawn From Dust," color lithograph by Terry Maker, is a mesmerizing visual puzzle of soothing colors; 25 prints available; $2,600; 550 Blue Mountain Road, Lyons; sharksink.com.
SmithKlein Gallery: New works by North Carolina-based artist Jeff Cohen explore deconstructed imagery; noon-5 p.m. daily; 1116 Pearl St., Boulder; smithklein.com.
CU Art Museum: "Onward and Upward: Shark's Ink" celebrates the "Sharkive," a collection that CU acquired from Shark's Ink, a print publisher and lithography studio directed by Bud Shark in Lyons, through July 2023; 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Tuesday-Saturday; 1085 18th St., Boulder; cuartmuseum.colorado.edu.
University of Colorado Museum of Natural History: "Unearthed: Ancient Life in Boulder Valley," "Frozen in Time" and "Horses in the North American West" in the Anthropology Hall; "Antarctica: More than Meets the Eye," "Hungry Birds" and "Ross Sea: The Last Ocean" in BioLounge; 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Saturday, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Sunday; CU Boulder Henderson Building, 15th and Broadway, Boulder; colorado.edu/cumuseum
For tips about opportunities, grant information and art news, visit Boulder County Arts Alliance at bouldercountyarts.org.
Firehouse Art Center: "Memento Vivre," artist-in-resident Jono Wright's summer works, through Oct. 2; 667 Fourth Ave., Longmont; firehouseart.org.
The Great Frame Up: Pastel works on display from the Pastel Society of Colorado, through Oct. 7; 430 Main St., Longmont; longmont.thegreatframeup.com.
Longmont Museum: "Tipi to Tiny House: Hands-on Homebuilding," family-friendly exhibit looks at Colorado's history of homes, through Jan. 8; 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Saturday, 1-5 p.m. Sunday; 400 Quail Road, Longmont; longmontmuseum.org.
Walnut Gallery: Features work from more than 50 artists in a wide range of media; 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Wednesday-Sunday, and open by appointment; 364 Main St., Longmont; thewalnutgallery.com.
Art Center of Estes Park: "Estes Valley Plein Air Show," open-air art, through Sunday; 11 a.m.-5 p.m. daily; 517 Big Thompson Ave., Estes Park; artcenterofestes.com.
Columbine Gallery: More than 800 National Sculpture Guild pieces adorn a garden with local paintings on display inside; 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Wednesday-Saturday; 2683 N. Taft Ave., Loveland; columbinegallery.com.
Independence Gallery: Vibrant gallery featuring local artists and rotating exhibits; 11 a.m.-6:30 p.m. Monday-Thursday, 11 a.m.-8 p.m. Friday, 11 a.m.-6 p.m. Saturday, 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday; 233 E. 4th St., Loveland; independencegallery.com.
Lincoln Gallery: Regional Fine Art Show, through Sept. 29; gallery open noon-6 p.m. Tuesday-Saturday; 429 Lincoln Ave., Loveland; 970-663-2407; lincolngallery.com
Lone Tree Antiques and Fine Art Gallery: Features fine art, Native American jewelry and artifacts, Pueblo pottery, beadwork and more; 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday, Wednesday and Friday, or by appointment; 115 1st St., Eaton; lonetreeantiques.com.
Loveland Museum: "Pyrography," nature works from Julie Bender, through Sunday; "Nurture: Bird Houses & Feeders as Sculpture," group show; "Beneath the Bird Feeder," bird photography by Carla Rhodes, both up through Nov. 27; 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Tuesday-Friday, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday; 503 N. Lincoln Ave., Loveland; lovelandmuseumgallery.org.
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