15th Street Gallery Featuring work by Boston artist Nancy Simonds and Denver artist Tony Ortega; open by appointment 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Thursday-Saturday; 1708 15th St., Boulder; 303-447-2841; 15thstreetgalleryboulder.com
Ana’s Art Gallery Art from local, African and Caribbean artists; noon-5 p.m. Friday-Sunday; 958 Cherryvale Road, Boulder; 303-261-5936; anasartgallery.com
Arbor Institute “Life in the Plasticene,” explores the fossil-fuel driven plastic era with works by Marcus Eriksen, Kelsi Nagy, Chris Jordan, Patrick Chandler, and David Oonk, through Oct. 3; 5-8 p.m. Wednesday, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday, 1-4 p.m. Sunday, or by appointment 1-4 p.m. Tuesday-Friday; 1708 13th St., Boulder; arborinstitute.org
Art and Soul Gallery Works by Colorado-based artist Mark Bueno on display; 11 a.m- 5 p.m. Tuesday-Saturday, 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Sunday; 1615 Pearl St., Boulder; 303-544-5803; artandsoulboulder.com
Art Parts Creative Reuse Center Staff art show in the Bricolage Gallery features works that use repurposed materials; through Oct. 2; 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Monday-Saturday and noon-6 p.m. Sunday; 2860 Bluff St., Boulder; artpartsboulder.org
Boulder Museum of Contemporary Art “ArtMix 2021,” an exhibit and online fundraiser to benefit BMoCA programs, through Oct. 2; “El movimiento sigue,” outdoor Los Seis de Boulder sculpture by Jasmine Baetz, through March 14; 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Tuesday-Sunday; 1750 13th St., Boulder; 303-443-2122; bmoca.org
BMoCA at Macky “Interpretations,” a conceptual mash-up of visual media by Trevor Seymour, through Nov. 14; 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Friday; 1595 Pleasant St., CU Boulder campus; bmoca.org.
Canyon Theater and Gallery “Love Letters to the Earth / Cartas de Amor a La Tierra,” Arbor Art Collective collaboration for food justice, through Oct. 3; 9 a.m.-7 p.m. Monday-Thursday, noon-5 p.m. Friday-Sunday; Main Library, 1001 Arapahoe Ave., Boulder, 303-441-3100, boulderlibrary.org/exhibits
The Collective Community Arts Center “Lost & Found: Art with Found Objects,”group exhibition featuring art with recycled, found objects, through Oct. 3; 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Tuesday-Thursday and Saturday, 10 a.m.-7 p.m. Friday, noon-5 p.m. Sunday; 201 N. Public Road, Lafayette; lafayetteco.gov
Dairy Arts Center Four exhibits promote awareness for Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls: “Sing Our Rivers Red,” features single earrings, each representing a MMIWG case; “MMIWG+ Art Exhibit” features works from Native artists Chad Yellowjohn, Nathalie Standingcloud, Mary Jane Oatman, Crystal Dugi, Lakota Sage and Olivia Montoya; “Native Fashion Taking Action,” by Native fashion designer and “Project Runway” alum Patricia Michaels; mural by Creative Nations’ artist JayCee Beyale; all on display through October; “More Than Street Art : De La Gente,” brings together a diverse group of Colorado street artists, through Oct. 31; 2-6 p.m. Monday-Saturday; 2590 Walnut St., Boulder; 303-440-7826; thedairy.org
East Window “The Critical Indigenous Photographic Exchange (CIPX),” photographs by Will Wilson captures a reimagined vision of the complex identities of contemporary Native people, through Oct. 29; open daily 10 a.m.-10 p.m.; 4949 Broadway, Unit 102-B, Boulder; eastwindow.org
Eldorado Springs Art Center The former dilapidated car repair shop is now an art gallery that features a sculpture garden and studio artist works; call for an appointment; 8 Chesebro Way, Eldorado Springs; 303-378-0454; eldoradospringsartcenter.com
The Gallery at Bus Stop “Street Wise Group Show,” features works from artists in the 2021 Street Wise Boulder Mural Festival, through September; open 4-8 p.m. Friday, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday and 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Sunday or by appointment; 4895 N. Broadway, Boulder; noboartdistrict.org.
Lyons Redstone Museum Historic exhibits in an 1881 schoolhouse with three rooms: “Lyons Newspapers: A History,” “All Aboard! Railroads in Lyons,” “Swift/Smith/Bohn Family,” “125 Years of Distinctive Cameras,” “Native American Artifacts,” “Della Burke” and more; through Oct. 3; 9:30-4:30 p.m. Monday-Saturday, 12:30-4:30 p.m. Sunday; 340 High St., Lyons; lyonsredstonemuseum.com
Mary Williams Fine Arts “America the Beautiful,” exhibit gives a portion of proceeds to Feeding America; call for hours; 5311 Western Ave. #112, Boulder, 303-938-1588; marywilliamsfinearts.com
Museum of Boulder “Food Access in Boulder, CO,” exhibit showcases findings from Boulder Food Rescue research, open through November; “Celebrating 30 Years: eTown, a National Treasure,” exhibit with archival memorabilia, historic photographs and more, through Oct. 4; 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Thursday-Monday, 9 a.m.-8 p.m. Wednesday; 2205 Broadway, Boulder; 303-449-3464; museumofboulder.org
Naropa University Art Galleries Nalanda Campus, 6287 Arapahoe Ave.: Cube Gallery features local, national and international artists, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Friday; Nalanda Gallery hosts guest artists and student exhibitions, 10 a.m.-5:30 p.m. Monday-Friday; Lounge Gallery operated by students,10 a.m.-5 :30 p.m. Arapahoe Campus, 2130 Arapahoe Ave.: Lincoln Gallery features local and regional artists, 9 a.m.-5 p.m.; Paramita Campus, 3285 30th St.: Paramita Gallery presents works in all media by regional professional artists, 10 a.m.-5:30 p.m. Monday-Friday; bit.ly/naropaart
NoBo Art Center “Divine Feminine,” exhibit of painting, ceramics and assemblage works by Eva Maier, Joy Redstone and Natalie Smith, through September; 4929 Broadway #E, Boulder; noboartdistrict.org/nobo-art-center
NoBo Art District First Fridays run 6-9 p.m. and feature self-guided tour of artist studios; 1-6 p.m. Second Saturdays feature local artists, food vendors, musicians and free family-friendly activities, through December; the artist-run collective runs along North Boulder and Lee Hill Drive; noboartdistrict.org
Phil Lewis Art Open noon-5 p.m. Saturday-Sunday; 2034 Pearl St., Unit 102, Boulder; phillewisart.com
POP! Gallery Open Studios’ pop-up art and gift gallery features rotating exhibits by Boulder County artists and Open Studios members; 11 a.m.-6 p.m. daily; Lower level of the Broadway Building, 1200 Pearl Street, Suite 15; openstudios.org/pop-gallery
R Gallery “Trees & Flowers,” by Colorado artists, through Oct. 3; 11 a.m.-6 p.m. Tuesday-Sunday; 2027 Broadway, Boulder; 303-447-2841; rgallery.art
Rembrandt Yard Aboriginal, local and national art; 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Saturday, call ahead; 1301 Spruce St., Boulder; 303-301-2972; rembrandtyard.com
SmithKlein Gallery Arizona artist Hilario Gutierrez works on display, through Sept. 24; noon-5 p.m. daily; 1116 Pearl St., Boulder; 303-444-7200; smithklein.com
Thistle Community Gallery “Ride On: A Bike Art Exhibition,” features bicycle-related art of all mediums, through September; 4-8 p.m. Friday, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday and 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Sunday or by appointment; 4871 N. Broadway, Boulder; noboartdistrict.org.
CU Art Museum “Staring into the Fire,” abstract on canvas pieces by local artist Kate Petley, through Dec. 18; “Tools of Conveyance,” mixed-media pieces that use of glass and organic materials by Canadian artist Tim Whiten, through Dec. 18; 1085 18th St., Boulder; cuartmuseum.colorado.edu
University of Colorado Museum of Natural History Will reopen Sept. 27; University of Colorado Henderson Building, 15th and Broadway, Boulder; colorado.edu
Firehouse Art Center “All Together Now,” exhibit by Janelle W. Anderson, the artist-in-residence in the South Gallery for summer 2021, exhibit up through Oct. 3; noon-5 p.m. Wednesday-Sunday; 667 Fourth Ave., Longmont; firehouseart.org
The Great Frame Up August/September Art Show features work from 16 artists, through Oct. 1; “Autumn Art Sale & Gift Shop,” features work from more than two dozen artists from the Longmont Artists’ Guild Members Show; opening reception 5 p.m. Oct. 8, show runs through Nov. 5; open 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Saturday, 430 Main St., Longmont; longmont.thegreatframeup.com.
Longmont Museum “Longmont 150” exhibition celebrates the city’s sesquicentennial with 80-plus years of artifacts, through Jan. 9; “Día de los Muertos” will feature community altars and the work of Latino artist Mario Olvera, Oct. 9-Nov. 7; 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Tuesday-Saturday; 400 Quail Road, Longmont; longmontmuseum.org
Osmosis Gallery Hosts more than 45 artists in a variety of mediums; 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Friday, 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday; 290 Second Ave., Niwot; osmosisartgallery.com.
Rabbit Brush Gallery Feature local and regional artists and fair-trade arts; 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Tuesday-Saturday; 7504 Hygiene Road, Hygiene; rabbitbrushgallery.com.
Art Center of Estes Park “Estes Valley Plein Air Show,” through Sept. 25; 11 a.m.-5 p.m. daily; 517 Big Thompson Ave., Estes Park; artcenterofestes.com
Artworks Loveland “Gross Domestic Products,” by Eleanor Sabine, through Sept. 25; “PLEASEtouch,” installation work from Sharon Carlisle, through Oct. 30; 1-4 p.m. Tuesday-Friday, noon-4 p.m. Saturday; 310 N. Railroad Ave., Loveland; artworksloveland.org
Loveland Museum “Flashpoints: Material: Intent: Fused,” artists explore a wide range of materials, through Sept. 25; “Light Affects: Encaustic Colorado,” group exhibition with Colorado artists, through Sept. 25; “Magia Chicana,” by Tony Ortega, through Nov. 13; “Gateway to the Rockies: A Visual Trip Down Highway 34,” museum’s collection from the heavily traveled corridor, through March 12; 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Tuesday-Friday, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday; 503 N. Lincoln Ave., Loveland; lovelandmuseumgallery.org