Week’s highlights

EBCA Arts Extravaganza: For this weekend’s Small Business Saturday and Artist Sunday, East Boulder County Arts Association is hosting a holiday shopping event where patrons can buy local artists’ work, including paintings, jewelry, ceramics, sculpture, photography and more; 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Sunday; EBCA, 380 Main St., Longmont; ebcacolorado.org.

Holiday Market at Firehouse Art Center: For this weekend’s Small Business Saturday and Artist Sunday, Firehouse will have works of local art for sale during its Holiday Market, where its creators, 12 local artists, will be around, too; noon-5 p.m. Saturday and Sunday; 667 Fourth Ave., Longmont; firehouseart.org.

Indigenous Peoples Month Celebration at East Window: The gallery is hosting a fundraising event where Chief Lee Plenty Wolf, a Lakota medicine man from the Oglala tribe, and his son Charlie Plenty Wolf will share stories. There will be drumming, song and traditional craft-making. Proceeds from a silent auction of paintings by Gregg Deal will benefit the Plenty Wolf Medicine Youth Program; 1-5 p.m. Sunday; The New East Window, 4550 Broadway, Suite C-3B2, Boulder; Sliding scale for pricing, suggested donation $25; eastwindow.org.

John Mellencamp show at Loveland Museum: “John Mellencamp – Painting and Assemblages” features large-scale oil portraits and mixed-media pieces from the award-winning musician. The exhibit opens Saturday and will be on display through Feb. 12, with an opening reception 6-8 p.m. Dec. 9. (Mellencamp will not be at the event); 503 N. Lincoln Ave., Loveland; lovelandmuseumgallery.org.

Reflections on Thanksgiving – The Native Perspective: Creative Nations is hosting a night of spoken word from Indigenous poets around the theme of what Thanksgiving means to them; 8 p.m. Saturday, Dairy Arts Center, 2590 Walnut St., Boulder; $5-$10; thedairy.org.

Student show at the Gallery at Bus Stop: “Younger Generation Show” launches Friday, featuring small works of various media from Boulder County high school and middle school students, through Jan. 6; 4895 N. Broadway, Boulder; noboartdistrict.org.

Boulder area

15th Street Gallery: Featuring work by 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; 1615 Pearl St., Boulder;  artandsoulboulder.com.

Art Parts: Non-profit creative reuse center; 3080 Valmont St., Boulder;  artpartsboulder.org

Art Source International: Antique maps, prints and vintage posters; 1237 Pearl St., Boulder; artsourceinternational.com.

Boulder Museum of Contemporary Art: “Just As I Am,” large-scale works by Kristopher Wright; “A Home In Between,” works by Erin Hyunhee Kang that explore her Marshall Fire-damaged home; both up through Jan. 22; “Plane of Action,” artists Kevin Hoth and George P. Perez glitch, deconstruct and rebuild machine and hand-altered photographs, through Feb. 19; 1750 13th St., Boulder; bmoca.org.

BMoCA at Frasier: “Woman in the Water,” exhibit by Colorado-based artist Karen Breunig; through Jan. 15; 350 Ponca Place, Boulder; bmoca.org.

Canyon Theater and Gallery: “Lived Experience,” analog photography project in which 25 unhoused participants captured glimpses of their lives on the Boulder streets with single-use cameras, through Jan. 14; Main Library, 1001 Arapahoe Ave., Boulder; boulderlibrary.org/exhibits.

Collective Community Arts Center: “Finding Common Ground in an Uncommon World,” curated by the Women’s Caucus for Art, features art from 44 artists who explores identities, backgrounds, communities and ideologies, through Jan. 8; 201 N. Public Road, Lafayette; lafayetteco.gov.

The Crowd Collective: “Small Originals,” winter group show with work from the Collective’s artists and guest artists, through Dec. 17; 4939 N. Broadway #58, Boulder; thecrowdboulder.com.

East Window: “Photographs,” from Denver-based artist Yvens Alex Saintil who explores police reform and accountability, veteran mental healthcare, gun violence and activism, through art, through Jan. 29; 4550 Broadway, Suite C-3B2, Boulder; eastwindow.org.

Eldorado Springs Art Center: Art gallery and sculpture garden in the foothills; 8 Chesebro Way, Eldorado Springs; eldoradospringsartcenter.com.

HiFi Jones Studio & Gallery: Jonathan Hanst’s pop-culture art mashups made from reclaimed vinyl and books; 209 E. Simpson St., Lafayette; hifijones.com.

Museum of Boulder: “Pikas, Prairies, and the Climate Crisis” features field photography and video of shortgrass prairies and the American Pika, through Jan. 8; “Voces Vivas,” explores county’s Latino heritage, through Feb. 26; 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; bit.ly/naropaart

NoBo Art Center: Displaying an exhibit from Oakley Art House collective’s artists Pedro Rivero, Shay Burrd, Peter Henry Church, Robert Guinn and Maureen Wilson; 4929 Broadway, #E, Boulder; noboartdistrict.org/nobo-art-center.

Particulars Art Gallery: “6×6 Community Show” features diverse works created by locals, up through December; 401 S. Public Road, Lafayette; particularsart.com.

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; on 11th Street and Pearl Street, just south of Fjällräven; popgalleryboulder.com.

R Gallery: “Aspens in the Fall” group exhibit, through Dec. 11; 2027 Broadway, Boulder; rgallery.art.

Rembrandt Yard: Aboriginal, local and national art; 1301 Spruce St., Boulder; 303-301-2972; rembrandtyard.com

​Shark’s Ink:  New color lithograph  by Enrique Chagoya, “Codex YTREBIL” (“liberty” backwards), is based on small books by 16th century Indigenous artists. There’s 25 proofs at $3,000 each; 550 Blue Mountain Road, Lyons; sharksink.com.

CU Art Museum: Closed for fall break, reopens Tuesday; 1085 18th St., Boulder; cuartmuseum.colorado.edu.

University of Colorado Museum of Natural History: Closed for fall break, reopens Tuesday; 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.

Longmont area

The Great Frame Up: Holiday Art Show and Bazaar features art from 15 local artists, through Dec. 30; 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; 400 Quail Road, Longmont; longmontmuseum.org.

Osmosis Gallery: “A Splash of Color,” a fall exhibit of new works by Bill Enyart and Cha Cha, through December; 290 Second Ave., Niwot; osmosisartgallery.com.

Walnut Gallery: Features work from more than 50 artists in a wide range of media; 364 Main St., Longmont; thewalnutgallery.com.

Northern Colorado

Art Center of Estes Park: “Colossal and Intimate: Nature, Abstraction, Imagination Through The Artist’s Lens,” photography by Laura Davis, through Dec. 19; 517 Big Thompson Ave., Estes Park; artcenterofestes.com.

Artworks Center for Contemporary Art: “Transcending the West,” traditional Western subjects with a modern twist, from BIPOC, AAPI and LGBTQ+ artists; “Intuitive Cartographies,” large-scale fabric collage works by Eleanor Anderson; both up through Dec. 23; 310 N. Railroad Ave., Loveland; artworksloveland.org

Columbine Gallery: More than 800 National Sculpture Guild pieces adorn a garden with local paintings on display inside; 2683 N. Taft Ave., Loveland; columbinegallery.com.

Independence Gallery: Vibrant gallery featuring local artists and rotating exhibits; 233 E. 4th St., Loveland; independencegallery.com.

Lincoln Gallery: National Photography Show features the entries from architecture, nature, people and digitally modified, through Dec. 2; 429 Lincoln Ave., Loveland; ​​ lincolngallery.com

Lone Tree Antiques and Fine Art Gallery: Features fine art, Native American jewelry and artifacts, Pueblo pottery, beadwork and more; 115 1st St., Eaton; lonetreeantiques.com.

 

 

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