“Why not Niwot?” colors the town, Lyons hosts Art at River Bend – Colorado Daily

A week in art

Art in River Bend in Lyons will host a fair of merchants, artisans and local artists for an art market held along North Saint Vrain Creek. The event will feature live artist demonstrations, children’s activities, food, drink and more; noon-7pm Sunday; River Bend, 501 W. Main St., Lyons; bouldercountyarts.org/art-at-riverbend.

Boulder Public Library launches its staff art show, featuring original staff art using library collections as inspiration, through September 6; Main Library, 1001 Arapahoe Ave., Boulder; boulderlibrary.org/exhibits.

The team in Lafayette is hosting a panel of music, film and conversation for its exhibition Ishin Denshin, curated by the Japan Arts Network. “Ishin-denshin” is an idiom that translates as heart-to-heart communication. Singer Margaret Ozaki Graves will perform, director Bruce Tetsuya will screen his short film “In Wake of Crashing Dawn,” and various artists will be present for discussions; RSVP at bit.ly/3ysCUbC; 18:30-20:00 Monday; 201 N. Public Road, Lafayette; lafayetteco.gov.

Firehouse Art Center in Longmont, Palimpsest opens Friday, a solo exhibition by Clara Nulty that challenges viewers to imagine the space between perception and memory. There will be an artist talk from 3 to 4:30 p.m. on Sunday and the exhibit will run until September 4; noon-5pm Wednesday-Sunday; 667 Fourth Ave., Longmont; firehouseart.org.

Osmosis Gallery in Niwot launched its annual “Why not Niwot?” exhibition featuring 30 artists who captured the uniqueness of the city through art. The pieces are displayed at various businesses that have People’s Choice voting passports. The winning entry will be announced at the First Friday Art Walk in September; Find locations at osmosisartgallery.com.

Boulder area

15th Street Gallery Featuring works by Boston artist Nancy Symonds and Denver artist Tony Ortega; open by appointment only; 1708 15th St., Boulder; 303-447-2841; 15thstreetgalleryboulder.com

Anna’s art gallery Art by indigenous, African and Caribbean artists; noon-5pm Tuesday-Sunday; 1100 Spruce St., Boulder; anasartgallery.com

Art and Soul Gallery Hanging Fringe by Beth Nauman; 10:00-17:00 Monday-Saturday, 11:00-17:00 Sunday; 1615 Pearl St., Boulder; artandsoulboulder.com

Art parts Creative Center for Non-Profit Reuse; 10am-6pm Monday-Saturday and noon-5pm Sunday; 3080 Valmont St., Boulder; artpartsboulder.org

Art Source International Antique maps, prints and vintage posters; 10:00-18:00 Monday-Saturday, 11:00-18:00 Sunday; 1237 Pearl St., Boulder; artsourceinternational.com.

Black Lab Sport “Breakout” by local artist Will Day through Aug. 16; 3550 Frontier Ave., Suite D, Boulder; willdayart.com.

Boulder Museum of Contemporary Art “Grossly Affectionate,” seven artists challenge binaries; “Deep End”, Sophie Ramos uses abandoned objects for stop-motion animations; both on display until September 5; “El movimiento sigue,” Los Seis de Boulder sculpture by Jasmine Baetz, through Oct. 23; 11:00-17:00 Tuesday-Sunday; 1750 13th St., Boulder; 303-443-2122; bmoca.org.

BMoCA in Fraser Shifts in Time, runs from Belgin Yucelen until October 9; 11:00-17:00 Tuesday-Sunday; 350 Ponca Place, Boulder; bmoca.org.

Canyon Theater and Gallery “A Bird’s Eye View,” a collaboration with OSMP and young artists capturing native birds, through July 31; 9am-7pm Monday-Thursday, 10am-5pm Friday-Saturday, noon-5pm Sunday; Main Library, 1001 Arapahoe Ave., Boulder; boulderlibrary.org/exhibits.

The crowd collective “Whispers,” a solo show of 2D and 3D mixed-media paintings by Noel Miller, through July 23; open by appointment; 4939 N. Broadway #58, Boulder; thecrowdboulder.com.

Dairy Arts Center “INVISIBLE | hyperVISIBLE,” examines Asian stereotypes, ends Saturday; “Black History Month Snapshots,” digital illustrations from a drawing challenge through September; “Nested Rhomboids,” a knitted sculpture by Jody Stewart; “Outlandish Redux,” works by Natasha Sideneck; “Dark Side of the Moon,” mixed media sculpture by Autumn T. Thomas; “The Wartmore Project,” a wheat paste mural by Erica Pacha; 2590 Walnut St., Boulder; 303-440-7826; thedairy.org.

east window, East window to south “Two Spirit Lakota,” photography by Magdalena Vosinska, through July 28; “Disgust: Unwholesome Practices,” the southern exhibit features more than 100 writers and artists from around the world; 10:00-22:00 daily, South by appointment; 4949 Broadway, Boulder; eastwindow.org.

Eldorado Springs Art Center An art gallery and sculpture garden at the foot of the mountain; 8 Chesebro Way, Eldorado Springs; 303-378-0454; eldoradospringsartcenter.com.

The bus stop gallery “Bird Song,” a group show featuring three local artists, through July 30; 6-9 p.m. first Friday, noon-4 p.m. Saturday or by appointment; 4895 N. Broadway, Boulder; noboartdistrict.org.

HiFi Jones Studio & Gallery Jonathan Hanst’s artistic mash-ups of pop culture made from reclaimed vinyl and books; 16:30-20:30 Thursday, 11:00 – 14:00 Sunday or by appointment; 209 E. Simpson St., Lafayette; hifijones.com.

Louisville Art Association “Everyday Beauty,” 2022 LAA Members Art Show and Sale, through July 31, on display at East Simpson Coffee Company, 414 E. Simpson St., Lafayette; 7am-5pm daily; louisvilleartassociation.org.

Boulder Museum “Blue Line: Drawings Celebrating Life in the Boulder Foothills,” pen and ink drawings by Vanee Srikijkarn, through Aug. 2; “Racism and Discrimination at the Lafayette Swimming Pool,” the 1930 Latino Civil Rights Struggle, through Aug. 14; “Voces Vivas” explores the county’s Latino heritage through Feb. 26; 9:00-17:00 daily, closed Tuesday; 2205 Broadway, Boulder; museumofboulder.org.

Naropa University Art Galleries Nalanda Campus, 6287 Arapahoe Ave.: Cube Gallery features local and international artists; The Nalanda Gallery hosts visiting artists and student exhibitions, the student-run Lounge Gallery. Arapahoe Campus, 2130 Arapahoe Ave.: The Lincoln Gallery features local and regional artists. Paramita Campus, 3285 30th St.: Paramita Gallery has works in all media by regional artists; all open 10am to 5pm Monday-Friday; bit.ly/naropaart

NoBo Art Center “NoBo Artist Reunion,” featuring art by Ann Gifford, Carol Kozlowski, Astrid Paustian, Marianne Weingroff and Masumi Yoneyama, through July; 6-9pm Friday, noon-4pm Saturday; 4929 Broadway, #E, Boulder; noboartdistrict.org/nobo-art-center.

Art gallery with details “Student Art Show,” the gallery’s student art on display in August; noon-4pm Monday-Thursday, 10am-4pm Friday-Sunday; 401 S. Public Road, Lafayette; particularsart.com.

Phil Lewis Art From t-shirts to custom snowboards and prints to laser engraving, the visionary artists’ works are on display and for sale; 2034 Pearl St., Unit 102, Boulder; philewisart.com

R Gallery “Mountains and Rivers” features art from all mediums through Aug. 21; 11:00-21:00 Tuesday-Saturday, 11:00-18:00 Sunday-Monday; 2027 Broadway, Boulder; 303-447-2841; rgallery.art.

Rembrandt’s Court Aboriginal, Indigenous and National Art; call with hours; 1301 Spruce St., Boulder; 303-301-2972; rembrandtyard.com

Shark ink Renowned graphics studio and gallery with more than 160 collaborative national artists since 1976; 550 Blue Mountain Road, Lyons; 303-823-9190; sharksink.com

SmithKlein Gallery Works by California artist Peter Bourega, on display through July 29; noon-5pm daily; 1116 Pearl St., Boulder; smithklein.com.

CU Art Museum Lasting Impressions, the museum’s collection of American prints acquired as early as 1940, through June 2023; 10:00-16:00 Tuesday-Friday, 11:00-16:00 Saturday; 1085 18th St., Boulder; cuartmuseum.colorado.edu.

University of Colorado Museum of Natural History “Unearthed: Ancient Life in Boulder Valley,” a collection of dozens of stone tools found in 2008; “Antarctica: More Than Meets the Eye,” Dry Valleys Study Discovers, BioLounge; “Frozen in Time,” Artifacts Recovered from Melting Ice, Anthropology Hall; 9:00am-5:00pm Monday-Friday, 9:00am-4:00pm Saturday, 10:00am-4:00pm Sunday; University of Colorado Henderson Building, 15th and Broadway, Boulder; colorado.edu

Longmont area

The great frame “All Dressed Up and Nowhere to Go,” a juried show that has more than 100 works of art on display through Aug. 5; 430 Main St., Longmont; longmont.thegreatframeup.com.

Longmont Museum “Tipi to Tiny House: Hands-on Homebuilding,” a family exhibit explores homes from Colorado history through Jan. 8; 9 am-5 pm Monday-Saturday, 1-5 pm Sunday; 400 Quail Road, Longmont; longmontmuseum.org.

Osmosis Gallery “A Luminous Life,” new works by Karen Gillis Taylor; 10:00-17:00 Monday-Friday, 11:00-17:00 Saturday; 290 Second Ave., Niwot; osmosisartgallery.com.

Walnut Gallery Featuring work by more than 50 artists in a wide range of media; 10am-4pm Wed-Sun and open by appointment; 364 Main St., Longmont; thewalnutgallery.com.

Northern Colorado

Estes Park Art Center “From Creation: Natural Inspirations,” fiber art by Mary Blanche Morse, closes Saturday; 11:00-17:00 daily; 517 Big Thompson Ave., Estes Park; artcentrofestes.com

Artwork “Tip of the Tongue,” encaustic drawings by Ann Feller; “Wrong Side of the Tracks,” a railroad-inspired metal exhibit; both by September 24; 1-4pm Tuesday-Friday, noon-4pm Saturday; 310 N. Railroad Ave., Loveland; artworksloveland.org

Columbine Gallery More than 800 works by the National Sculpture Guild adorn a garden with local paintings on display inside; 11:00-16:00 Wednesday-Saturday; 2683 N. Taft Ave., Loveland; columbinegallery.com

Independence Gallery Gallery and Framing Shop features art by local artists; 11:00am-6:30pm Monday-Thursday 11:00am-8:00pm Friday 11:00am-6:00pm Saturday 11:00am-3:00pm Saturday; 233 E. 4th St., Loveland; independencegallery.com

Lincoln Gallery New works exhibited; the gallery is open from noon to 6 p.m. Tuesday-Saturday; 429 Lincoln Ave., Loveland; 970-663-2407; lincolngallery.com

Lone Tree Antiques and Fine Art Gallery “100 Years of Fine Art: Estes Park, Colorado” features 30 works by prominent artists through July 29; 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday, Wednesday and Friday or by appointment; 115 1st St., Eaton; lonetreeantiques.com.

Loveland Museum Tame Your Groundhogs, a painting and sculpture by Tammy Brazzi; “Become a Leaf on a River – A Journey Through Life,” mixed media photo images combined with text by Rhonda Stone; until August 28; “Audubon’s Quadrupeds,” works by the famous bird artist on four-legged mammals, through Sept. 4; “Pyrography – Painting with Heat,” works of nature by Julie Bender through Sept. 25; “Growing: Birdhouses and Feeders as Sculpture,” group show, through Oct. 26; “Beneath the Bird Feeder,” bird photography by Carla Rhodes, through Oct. 16; 10:00-17:00 Tuesday-Friday, 10:00-16:00 Saturday; 503 N. Lincoln Ave., Loveland; lovelandmuseumgallery.org

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