Front Range Art Guide Aug 6-12 – Boulder Daily Camera


Rock area

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;

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;

Art and soul gallery Works by New England-area artist Eleanor Sabin, who explores the conflict between the man-made world and the natural world, are on display; 11 am-5pm Tuesday to Saturday, 11 am-4pm Sunday; 1615 Pearl St., Boulder; 303-544-5803;

Center for the creative reuse of art pieces The staff and volunteer art exhibition located in the Bricolage gallery features works in a wide range of mediums and reused materials from more than 15 artists; until October 2; from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday to Saturday and from 12 p.m. to 6 p.m. on Sunday; 2860 Bluff Street, Boulder;

Boulder Museum of Contemporary Art “The Tenacious Influence of Painting”, a work of American and British artists, until September 6; “El movimiento sigue”, outdoor sculpture Los Seis de Boulder by Jasmine Baetz, until March 14, 2022; “The Journey Continues to Justice, El Movimiento Sigue,” the installation by Judy Miranda and Geraldina Lawson explores the issues facing undocumented youth through September 6; 11 am-5pm Tuesday to Sunday; 1750 13th Street, Boulder; 303-443-2122;

Canyon Theater and Gallery “Letters of Love to Earth / Cartas de Amor a La Tierra,” a collaboration of the Arbor Art Collective and local artists and farmers who are creating food justice and climate-resilient food systems, through October 3; 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. Monday to Thursday, noon to 5 p.m. Friday to Sunday; main library, 1001 Arapahoe Ave., Boulder, 303-441-3100,

The Community Arts Center Collective “Water, Water Everywhere,” an initiative of more than 20 Colorado Mosaic Artists members, until August 15; 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday-Thursday and Saturday, 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. Friday, noon to 5 p.m. Sunday; 201 N. Chemin Public, Lafayette;

Dairy Arts Center Four exhibits promote awareness of the MMIWG (Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls): “Sing Our Rivers Red,” the exhibit features thousands of simple earrings, each representing a current case of the MMIWG; “MMIWG + Art Exhibit” features work by Indigenous artists Chad Yellowjohn, Nathalie Standingcloud, Mary Jane Oatman, Crystal Dugi, Lakota Sage and Olivia Montoya; “Native Fashion Taking Action” by Native Fashion Designer and Former “Project Runway” Patricia Michaels; mural by artist JayCee Beyale of Creative Nations; all exhibited until October; 2 p.m. to 6 p.m. Monday to Saturday; 2590 Walnut St., Boulder; 303-440-7826;

East Window “Never Forget”, Nicholas Galanin’s work transforms the Hollywood sign into a call to action to return land to indigenous communities, until August 29; open every day from 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. 4949 Broadway, Unit 102-B, Boulder;

Annex East Window Pearl Street “Gordian Knot”, by Kacy Jung, explores culture and capitalism, until September 1; 1647 Pearl Street, Boulder;

Eldorado Springs Art Center The dilapidated old auto repair shop turned into an art gallery has a garden of sculptures and artist’s studio work; call for an appointment; 8 Chesebro Way, Eldorado Springs; 303-378-0454;

The gallery of the apartments at the bus stop “Street Wise,” featuring artist-in-residence Eboni JD Freeman, Heather Schulte, Monks & Ninjas, M. Hanimal and Savannah Ducharm, until August 31, opening reception from 5 pm to 9 pm on August 6; open from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. on Friday, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturday and from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Sunday or by appointment; 4895 N. Broadway, Boulder;

Lyon Red Stone Museum Historical exhibitions in a school from 1881 with three rooms: “Journaux de Lyon: une histoire”, “Tous aboard!” Railroads in Lyons ”,“ Swift / Smith / Bohn Family ”,“ 125 Years of Distinctive Cameras ”,“ Native American Artifacts ”,“ Della Burke ”and more; until October 3; 9:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday to Saturday, 12:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. Sunday; 340, rue High, Lyon;

Mary Williams Fine Arts “America the Beautiful”, with a portion of the proceeds to benefit Feeding America; calling for hours; 5311 West Avenue # 112, Boulder, 303-938-1588;

Boulder Museum Karla Funderburk’s Memorial Crane Project Pays Tribute to COVID Victims with Thousands of Origami Cranes, Until September 17; “Drawing Parallels: Community Art & Artefacts from 2020” until September 17th; “30 Years Celebration: eTown, A National Treasure,” exhibit featuring archival memorabilia, historical photographs and more, until October 4; 9 am-5pm Thursday-Monday, 9 am-8pm Wednesday; 2205 Broadway, Boulder; 303-449-3464;

Naropa University Art Galleries will reopen again this fall; 6287 Arapahoe Avenue and 2130 Arapahoe Avenue, Boulder;

NCAR / UCAR Community Art Program Closed until further notice; National Center for Atmospheric Research Visitors, 1850 Table Mesa Drive, Boulder; 303-497-2570 or

NoBo Art Center “River of Inspiration”, new works from 10 members of Arts Project 101, opening from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. on August 6 and will be open from 1 to 6 p.m. on August 14; NoBo Art Center, 4929 N. Broadway, Unit E, Boulder;

NoBo Arts District The first Fridays are from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. and offer a self-guided tour of the artists’ studios; 1 pm to 6 pm Second Saturdays feature local artists, food vendors, musicians and free activities for families, through December; the artist collective runs along North Boulder and Lee Hill Drive;

North Boulder Sunset Market The manufacturers, artists and musicians market will host its last craft fair of the season from 4 pm to 9 pm on August 6 with food trucks and a free jumping room for children; Emerald City, 4949 Broadway, Boulder;

Phil Lewis Art Open from noon to 5 p.m. from Saturday to Sunday; 2034 Pearl St, Unit 102, Boulder; 720-379-6249;

POP! Gallery Open Studios’ pop-up art and gift gallery features rotating exhibits from Boulder County artists and Open Studios members; 11 am-6pm every day; Lower level of the Broadway building, 1200 Pearl Street, Suite 15;

Gallery R “Boulder We Love,” by Colorado artists, until August 15; 11 am-6pm Tuesday to Sunday; 2027 Broadway, Boulder; 303-447-2841;

Rembrandt Court indigenous, local and national art; 11 am-5pm Monday to Saturday, call ahead; 1301 Spruce Street, Boulder; 303-301-2972;

SmithKlein Gallery Californian artist Peter Burega works in exhibition until August; every day from noon to 5 p.m. 1116 Pearl St., Boulder; 303-444-7200;

Community Thistle Gallery Dona Laurita’s “Transitional Evidence” exhibition, through August, features guest artists Jody Bill and Steve O’Bryan; DJ Joel Davis, aka The Vibrarian, will perform tunes and Brody Coronelli will perform songs from 4 pm to 8 pm on Friday and August 14; exhibition also open by appointment; 6000 Spine Road # 101, Boulder;

UC Art Museum “Staring into the Fire”, abstract on canvas by local artist Kate Petley, from August 17 to December 31. 18; “Tools of Conveyance”, mixed media pieces using glass and organic materials by Canadian artist Tim Whiten, 17 Aug-Dec. 18; 1085 18th St., Boulder;

University of Colorado Museum of Natural History will reopen again this fall; University of Colorado Henderson Building, 15th and Broadway, Boulder;

Longmont sector

Artwalk Longmont The Firehouse Art Center and Summer on the Streets in downtown Longmont fill the covered passageways along Main Street with live artwork, three pop-up concert stages, and over 18 artisans’ tents; 4 pm-8pm Saturday; main street, Longmont;

Fire station art center “Means of production”, with Alexandra Knox, Manda Remmen and Noah Breuer, until August 29; artist-in-residence Janelle W. Anderson has works at the South Gallery; from noon to 5 p.m. from Wednesday to Sunday; 667 Fourth Avenue, Longmont;

Longmont Museum The “Longmont 150” exhibition celebrates the 150th anniversary of the city with more than 80 years of artefacts, until January 9, 2022, opening from 6 pm to 8 pm on August 6; 9 am-3pm Tuesday to Saturday; 400, chemin Quail, Longmont;

Osmosis gallery “Why not Niwot? »A program with a jury on the unique city, until August 31; “The Sense Called Wonder,” exhibition by Karen Taylor with an opening reception at 5 pm on August 6; until August 31; 10 am-5pm Monday to Friday, 11 am-5pm Saturday; 290 Second Avenue, Niwot;

Northern Colorado

Estes Park Art Center “The Joy Of Diversity”, mixed media by Cynthia Price Reedy, jewelry by Eli Roehl, until August 24; 11 am-5pm every day; 517 Big Thompson Avenue, Estes Park;

Works of art “Out of Place, Out of Bounds”, highlights fiber and fiber techniques, until August 28; 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;

Loveland Museum“Flashpoints: Material: Intent: Fused”, the artists explore a wide range of materials, until September 25; “Light Affects: Encaustic Colorado,” group exhibition with artists from Colorado, until September 25; “Encaustic Watercolor Paintings”, by artist Eric Zimmer, until August 28; “Speaking to Water,” by Sharon Carlisle, until August 28; “Magia Chicana”, by Tony Ortega, until November 13; 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday to Friday, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday; 503 N. Lincoln Ave., Loveland;


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