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Gallery Sketches: Four shows for the weekend of May 23-25

Trine Bumiller, "Tree of Consistent Ambiguities," oil on panel, Robischon Gallery.
Trine Bumiller, "Tree of Consistent Ambiguities," oil on panel, Robischon Gallery.

Art doesn't go on vacation or take three-day weekends, and this weekend's bounty proves it. Here are a few shows -- big, small, serious and not so serious -- to check out while you're kicking back.

See also: Stephen Batura, Stream, Ironton Gallery

Jack Balas, "Yes/No (The Woods)," oil and ink on canvas over panel with plywood.
Jack Balas, "Yes/No (The Woods)," oil and ink on canvas over panel with plywood.

Allison Gildersleeve, Trine Bumiller, Tom Judd and Jack Balas

Robischon Gallery

May 23 through July 12

Opening reception: 6 to 8 p.m. Friday, May 23

Any opening at Robischon Gallery always promises an embarrassment of riches, and this quartet of explorations in the natural world will definitely deliver. Can't get enough of Jack Balas in one viewing? Overrride, a solo of his new and recent works, is also up through July 9 at the Rocky Mountain College of Art + Design's Rude Gallery.

Gallery Sketches: Four shows for the weekend of May 23-25

Robo2 Robot Art Show

Good Thieves Press

May 24 through 31

Opening reception: 5 to 10 p.m. Saturday, May 24

Closing reception: 6 to 10 p.m. Saturday, May 31

For a shot of levity, this annual robot-centric open-entry group show will push all your sci-fi buttons and tickle your funny bone, too. Opening and closing receptions will switch this short-lived show on and off this weekend and next.

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Debra Sanders, "35mm Moto-Photo Projections."
Debra Sanders, "35mm Moto-Photo Projections."

Light Media: Analog

Hinterland

7 to 11 p.m. Saturday, May 24

It's now or never for this one-night display of analog media projections from Christopher Perez, Richard Peterson, Debra Sanders and Dave Seiler, which explores imagery, loops and other moving pictures in Super 8, 16mm and 35mm media. Ken Hamel of denverarts.org curated, and the evening includes an artist talk at 8 p.m., followed by live music by Roger Green at 9.

Gallery Sketches: Four shows for the weekend of May 23-25

Icons, paintings by Mark Goodman

The MacSpa

On view through mid-June

Reception: 2 to 5 p.m. Sunday, May 25

Sunday afternoon openings aren't typical, but Eric Matelski at the MacSpa made it a real holiday with this exhibition of Mark Goodman's colorful rock and jazz portraits, including a couple that you won't see anywhere else. While you're downtown enjoying ArtStir and the Downtown Denver Arts Festival, Matelski will be slinging chow on the grill, making the MacSpa a perfect place to take a break and chill.

Want more? See the Westword art event listings to learn more about current gallery and art museum exhibitions and openings in the metro area.

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