Week in art: Last chance to catch Tad Kline’s graffiti art at Boulder Public Library and more


Boulder area

15th Street Gallery: Featuring lithographs by Santa Fe artist Rodney Carswell; open by appointment only; 1708 15th St., Boulder; 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: 1615 Pearl St., Boulder; artandsoulboulder.com.

Art Parts: Nonprofit creative reuse center with arts and craft supplies; 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: “Performing Self,” artists emody alter egos or personae through photography, video, painting and installation, up through April 28; Mia Mulvay’s “Albedo Effect” outdoor sculpture, up through June; 1750 13th St., Boulder; bmoca.org.

BMoCA at Frasier: “The Road to Yesterday,” highlights the breadth of Meghan Wilbar’s recent work, on display through March 17; 350 Ponca Place, Boulder; bmoca.org.

Canyon Theater and Gallery: “Moving Steel Canvases: Railroad Graffiti in Boulder,” Tad Kline’s photos capture a span of 8 years of railroad car art, on display through Tuesday; “The Boulder Art Association: Celebrating 100 years,” looks at the nonprofit’s history, up through Monday at the Meadows Branch Library; “Relatos de la Madre Tierra,” collective art experiment that recreates and recovers ancestral knowledge for the care of Mother Earth, up through Feb. 4; Main Library, 1001 Arapahoe Ave., Boulder; boulderlibrary.org/exhibits.

Collective Community Arts Center: “HOME,” photography exhibit exploring journeys of identity, place and belonging by local artists, up through March 17; 201 N. Public Road, Lafayette; lafayetteco.gov.

Dairy Arts Center: “An Exploration of Resilience and Resistance: Our Backs Hold Our Stories,” photographs by Kali Spitzer, a queer Indigenous photographer, up through Friday; “Leave Me Wanting You,” photographs from artist Todd Edward Herman, his family and an AI, up through Feb. 17; “Scapes,” art by Richard Eisen, David Hollander, Molly Kaderka and Pam Rogers, explores the world we live in, the lands we have seen and have yet to see, up through Feb. 17; 2590 Walnut St., Boulder; thedairy.org.

East Window: “Aging Bodies, Myths and Heroines,” photography that looks at some of the myths and misunderstandings often imposed upon elder members of contemporary western societies, up through Feb. 28; “Occupied: Knock First,” photographs by Brian Fouhy, up through Saturday; 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: Pop-culture art mashups made from reclaimed vinyl and books by Jonathan Hanst; 209 E. Simpson St., Lafayette; hifijones.com.

Messinger Gallery: “Judaica,” metalwork by Paula Newman Pollachek; Messinger Gallery at the Boulder JCC, 6007 Oreg Ave., Boulder; boulderjcc.org.

Museum of Boulder: “Proclaiming Colorado’s Black History,” highlights the history of Black culture in Colorado, up through September of 2025; “Boulder Dog Tails,” a collection of photographic images created to reflect the natural beauty of Boulder through the charm, playfulness and energy of the dogs that live or play here, opening Thursday; 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

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 at two locations; noon-6 p.m. Thursday-Sunday, 3075 Pearl Parkway, Boulder, and 291 Second Ave., Niwot; popgalleryboulder.com.

R Gallery: “Small Works for the Holidays,” up through Sunday; “Focal Point,” by Rob Lantz, up through March 3; 2027 Broadway, Boulder; rgallery.art.

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

Shark’s Ink: New lithograph by Enrique Chagoya, “Life at the Border of Language,” examines the different types of walls between people; 550 Blue Mountain Road, Lyons; sharksink.com.

SmithKlein Gallery: New works by Benjamin Anderson show the effects of water’s glorious reflections and distortions of objects; 1116 Pearl St., Boulder; smithklein.com.

CU Art Museum: “Lush — Prolific Nature” brings together artworks that picture the natural world, up through June; 1085 18th St., Boulder; 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, the BioLounge, McKenna Gallery and the Anthropology Hall, which holds a bank of ancient stone tools found in Boulder; CU Boulder Henderson Building, 15th and Broadway, Boulder; colorado.edu/cumuseum.

University of Colorado Libraries: “No Boundaries: Women Transforming the World” exhibit highlights the role of women in past and present cartography, on display until May; 9 a.m., Jerry Crail Johnson Earth Sciences & Map Library (Benson Earth Sciences building), 2200 Colorado Ave., Boulder; free; colorado.edu/libraries.

University of Colorado SEEC building: “Coloradans and Our Shared Environment in Times of Challenge and Change,” eight teams of CU Boulder climate scientists and artists from across rural and urban Colorado use art to tell the stories of how residents experience fire, drought, water and air quality in their communities, up through Feb. 24; CU Boulder SEEC Building, 4001 Discovery Drive, Boulder; outreach.colorado.edu.

For tips about opportunities, grant information and art news, visit Boulder County Arts Alliance at bouldercountyarts.org.

Longmont area

Firehouse Art Center: “Faces and Figures: Woman, Mother, Caregiver, and Artist,” showcases the work of Ana Balzán, a figurative sculptor based in Longmont. The collection celebrates life and humanity, offering a unique perspective as seen through the eyes and hands of Balzán, up through Thursday; 667 Fourth Ave., Longmont; firehouseart.org.

The Great Frame Up: January-February show features the members of Open Studios. At 5 p.m. Feb. 9, there will be an artists’ reception, exhibit up through March 1; 430 Main St., Longmont; longmont.thegreatframeup.com.

Longmont Museum: “Crisis to Camaraderie: The 2013 Flood Photo Exhibit,” an exhibition of photographs taken by the community of the 2013 flood, its aftermath and recovery in commemoration of the 10-year anniversary of the extreme weather event, up through fall 2024; 400 Quail Road, Longmont; longmontmuseum.org.

Tumbleweed Art Collective: Art boutique featuring handmade work by over 40 local artists and makers; 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Wednesday-Saturday, 1333 Coffman St., Longmont; tumbleweedinc.etsy.com.

Walnut Gallery: Works from more than 50 artists, working in a wide range of media, are on display; 364 Main St., Longmont; thewalnutgallery.com.

Northern Colorado

Art Center of Estes Park: “Meet the New Artists” oil painting by Gail Denton and ceramic sculptures by Judi Mitchell, up through Feb. 5; 517 Big Thompson Ave., Estes Park; artcenterofestes.com.

Artworks Center for Contemporary Art: Group show from gallery members; 4-8 p.m. Friday, 1-5 p.m. Saturday, 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: 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; lonetreeantiques.com.

Loveland Museum: “Remnants,” works by Teddi Parker, up through Feb. 18; “Living at Amache,” documentation of the Granada Relocation Center that housed over 10,000 American citizens, up through March 3; “From Afghanistan to ‘Banistan’: The Rise and Fall of Afghan Art,” photographs of Afghan life and regional paintings by Afghan artists in exile and/or in peril, up through Feb. 4; “Northern Colorado Weavers Guild: Celebrating 50 Years,” wide range of fiber arts highlighting 50 years of membership, up through March 31; 503 N. Lincoln Ave., Loveland; lovelandmuseumgallery.org.

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