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Week in art: Hear the plants at Firehouse’s ‘Augmented Organics’ in Longmont

Week in art: Hear the plants at Firehouse’s ‘Augmented Organics’ in Longmont

Boulder area

15th Street Galleries: Featuring work by Denver artist Tony Ortega; open by appointment only; 1708 15th St., Boulder; www.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 Parts: Non-profit creative reuse center with arts and craft supplies; 3080 Valmont St., Boulder; artpartsboulder.org.

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

Boulder Museum of Contemporary Art: “Returning Home,” murals by visual artists Cindy Loya and Victor Escobedo are paired with Motus Theater’s UndocuAmerica monologists Kiara Chávez and Cristian Solano-Córdova, on display through April 27; “4,” features the works of Roaring Fork Valley artists Richard Carter, Jody Guralnick, Charmaine Locke and James Surls, up through May 29; Mia Mulvay’s “Albedo Effect” sculpture on display outside of the gallery until June 30, 2024; 1750 13th St., Boulder; bmoca.org.

BMoCA at Macky’s: “Beyond the Male Gaze,” Jerrie Hurd’s works seek beauty in the human figure while avoiding objectification, through May 26; Macky Auditorium, 1595 Pleasant St., #104, CU Boulder campus; www.bmoca.org,

Café Aion: “It’s All In Your Head,” conceptual and personal exhibit with work from Boulder High School students, up through May 13; Café Aion, 1235 Pennsylvania Ave., Boulder; boulderartassociation.org,

Canyon Theater and Gallery: BVSD student art exhibition will showcase work from kindergarteners through eighth-graders, up through May 7; “Wise Women and Magnificent Men: Over 50 in Boulder County,” Robin Salcido looks at influential community members, up through May 26; “A Tribute to Marshall: Painting My Way Through Healing,” works by Anne Gifford, on display through April 24; “Our Wishes,” Alejandra Abad’s response to COVID-19 in a textile exhibit, up through July 31; Main Library, 1001 Arapahoe Ave., Boulder; boulderlibrary.org/exhibits,

Collective Community Arts Center: “Sync,” an exhibition of video art, prints and textile pieces, up through April 30; 201 N. Public Road, Lafayette; www.lafayetteco.gov,

The Crowd Collective: Meet artists Eleonor Boström and Helen Howe Braider in the gallery as they chat about their current show “Stillness of Space”; noon Saturday, 4939 N. Broadway #58, Boulder; www.thecrowdboulder.com,

Dairy Arts Center: Boulder Valley School District exhibition, featuring works by high school students and art education faculty, up through May 6; 2590 Walnut St., Boulder; thedairy.org.

East Window: “Frame” a series of literary salons curated by Sarah Elizabeth Schantz and Toni Oswald, through December 2023; “Resilience and Resistance” and “Our Backs Hold Our Stories” feature photographs from Indigenous queer photographer Kali Spitzer, up through June 28; Window exhibit features work by activist artist Sue Coe, up through June 28; “The Art of Frances” book release party, honoring visual artist Frances Joy Bradbury with a new publication featuring excerpts of her collage works, 7 pm Thursday recent; 4550 Broadway, Suite C-3B2, Boulder; www.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: NoBo Art District’s member show opens with an exhibit featuring more than 65 artists, a community art project, music and dance performances, an artist talk and live music, up through April 29; “Art Between Generations” artist panel takes a look into the paths and perspectives of multiple generations of artists, 2:30 pm Saturday; 6 p.m. Friday; 4895 N. Broadway, Boulder; noboartdistrict.org,

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

Louisville Art Association: 2023 Spring Member Show reception at 6 p.m. Thursday, open through April 23; Louisville Center for the Arts, 801 Grant Ave., Louisville; www.louisvilleartassociation.org,

Messinger Gallery: Art on display by Julie Havel who expresses her passion and spirit through art; Messinger Gallery at the Boulder JCC, 6007 Oreg Ave., Boulder; boulderjcc.org,

Museum of Boulder: “Beer here! Brewing the New West” features 160 artifacts from Colorado’s beer and brewing history as well as a mock saloon for museum happy hours, up through Sept. 3; “The Story of the Boulder Dushanbe Tea House,” follows the evolution of the teahouse, which is the only authentic Persian tea house in North America, open through June 18; 2205 Broadway, Boulder; www.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 features works in all media by regional artists; bit.ly/naropaart

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; www.popgalleryboulder.com,

R Gallery: “Seven Deadly Sins” showcases local artists who explore lust, pride, envy, wrath, gluttony, sloth and greed through their work, up through April 23; 2027 Broadway, Boulder; rgallery.art,

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

Sanctuary Art Gallery: The “Celebrating Women” exhibit explores women scientists to homemakers, dancers to activists and looks at topics from abuse and inequality to hope and healing, up through May 21; First United Methodist Church, 1421 Spruce St., Boulder; sanctuaryartgallery.art,

CU Art Museum: Master of Fine Arts Thesis Exhibition, showing work from Laura Benson, Dennis Doyle, A. Grix and Cory McKague, open until Thursday; “Onward and Upward: Shark’s Ink,” a print and lithography collection, up through July; “Lasting Impressions,” the museum’s collection of American prints from the 1940s, up through June; 1085 18th St., Boulder; www.cuartmuseum.colorado.edu,

University of Colorado Museum of Natural History: Various galleries that focus on natural and human history include Discovery Corner, hands-on activities for kids, BioLounge, with a café and biodiverse exhibits, and the Anthropology Hall, which hosts a collection of ancient stone tools found in a Boulder; 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

Firehouse Art Center: “Augmented Organics,” features the work of Cheryl Coon, Eleanor Sabin and Alexandra Christen-Muñoz exploring humanity’s extraordinary power to shape our environments. The opening reception at 4 pm Friday will feature Christen-Muñoz conducting a live recording of organisms; 667 Fourth Ave., Longmont; firehouseart.org.

The Great Frame Up: Longmont Artists’ Guild Members’ Show showcases artwork from local artists in a variety of mediums, including watercolors, pastels, oils, photography and mixed media, up through May 5; 430 Main St., Longmont; www.longmont.thegreatframeup.com,

Longmont Museum: “Duality: Contemporary Works by Indigenous Artists,” showcases modern art by Native artists, up through May 14; 400 Quail Road, Longmont; longmontmuseum.org.

Osmosis Gallery: “Winter Warmth,” features the work of local artist Mike Brouse; 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: “Capturing the Light,” showcases pastel and oil paintings by Lydia Pottoff and photography by Curtis Ghent, up through April 24; 517 Big Thompson Ave., Estes Park; artcenterofestes.com.

Columbine Galleries: 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; www.independencegallery.com,

Lincoln Galleries: Art gallery featuring works from members of the Thompson Valley Art League; 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; www.lonetreeantiques.com,

Loveland Museum: “Contained” explores the environmental impact of water containers, on display through June 25; “Johanna Mueller, Printmaker,” features the work of the Greeley-based artist, through April 30; The Thompson School District Student Art Show displays art from students in kindergarten through 12th grade, on display through Sunday; “NEW YORK/NEW YORK: The Avant-Garde from Mid-Century,” loans of paintings, sculpture and prints from museums, galleries and private collections, up through April 23; 503 N. Lincoln Ave., Loveland; lovelandmuseumgallery.org.

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