40 West Arts District First Friday: West Colfax Avenue gets arty as galleries, studios, restaurants and breweries welcome pedestrians starting at 5 p.m.on the first Friday of every month (excluding January); visitors can also stroll along the 40 West ArtLine. Free, West Colfax Avenue between Lamar and Teller streets, 303-275-3430, 40westarts.org.
Art District on Santa Fe First Friday: Visit galleries, studios, museums and work spaces on the first Friday of each month in this long-running street party. Year-round, 5:30-9:30 p.m., free, Santa Fe Drive between 13th and Alameda avenues, denversartdistrict.org.
Art Students League of Denver: Lim Ok-Sang, through November 29. The Future Is Feminine, December 13-January 17. Free, Art Students League of Denver, 200 Grant Street, 303-778-6990, asld.org.
Arvada Center for the Arts and Humanities: Fine Art Market/ACES Show and Sale, December 5-22. Free, Arvada Center for the Arts and Humanities, 6901 Wadsworth Boulevard, Arvada, 720-898-7200, arvadacenter.org.
Boulder Museum of Contemporary Art: Helen Zughaib: Stories My Father Told Me, through November 24. Gretchen Marie Schaefer: Folding and Thrusting and Adriana Corral: Unearthed/Desenterrado, through January 19. $2, Boulder Museum of Contemporary Art, 1750 13th Street, Boulder, 303-443-2122, bmoca.org.
Clyfford Still Museum: Still: Elemental, through January 12. The Early Years: Clyfford Still in Canada, 1920-32, January 18-April 26. $8-$10, 1250 Bannock Street, 720-354-4880, clyffordstillmuseum.org.
Colorado Springs Fine Arts Center: O Beautiful!, through December 30. Notes From the Musick Collection, through February 9. The Broadmoor Art Academy and Its Legacy 1919-1970, through January 12. $10, Colorado Springs Fine Arts Center, 30 West Dale Street, Colorado Springs, 719-634-5581, fac.coloradocollege.edu.
Commonwheel Gallery: Holiday Market, through December 30. Free, Commonwheel Gallery, 102 Canon Avenue, Manitou Springs, 719-685-1008, commonwheel.com.
Curtis Center for the Arts: Curtis Center Instructor Show, through December 28. Free, Curtis Center for the Arts, 2349 East Orchard Road, Greenwood Village, 303-797-1779, greenwoodvillage.com.
Dairy Arts Center: Grounded, through December 1. $5, Dairy Arts Center, 2590 Walnut Street, Boulder, 303-444-7826, thedairy.org.
Denver Art Museum:Treasures of British Art, through January 5. The Light Show, through May 3. Shantell Martin: Words and Lines, through January 31. Claude Monet: The Truth of Nature, through February 2. Winslow Homer and Frederic Remington: Natural Forces, March 15-June 7. $10 and up, Denver Art Museum, 100 West 14th Avenue Parkway, 720-865-5000, denverartmuseum.org.
The Fence: Instead of a museum, this traveling photography exhibit is displayed outdoors for all to see. Through November, free, Cherry Creek Park, 4 North University Boulevard, fence.photoville.com.
Longmont Museum: Ruckus Rodeo, through January 5. Día de los Muertos, through November 4. $8, Longmont Museum, 400 Quail Road, Longmont, 303-651-8374, longmontcolorado.gov.
MCA Denver: Stacy Steers: Edge of Alchemy; Francesca Woodman: Portrait of a Reputation; and Teresa Hubbard/Alexander Birchler: Flora, through April 5. Winners of the Octopus Initiative art-lending lottery selected the 15th of every month. $5-$8, MCA Denver, 1485 Delgany Street, 303-298-7554, mcadenver.org.
McNichols Building: Bauhaus 100: Design and Sustainability and Para Mi Pueblo: Chicano Murals of Colorado, through December 22. Free, McNichols Building, 144 West Colfax Avenue, 720-865-4220, mcnicholsbuilding.com.
Museum of Outdoor Arts: Natura Obscura, through December 29. Ties Forward, through December. Robert Mangold: Sculpture on the Green II, through April. Various Denver locations, 303-806-0444, moaonline.org.
Next Gallery: Holiday Show, November 22-December 31. Free, Next Gallery, 6851 West Colfax Avenue, Lakewood, 303-433-4933, nextartgallerydenver.com.
PACE Center Art Gallery: Colorado Showcase: Good Things Come…, through December 20. Free, PACE Center, 20000 Pikes Peak Avenue, Parker, 303-805-6800, parkerarts.org.
The Schoolhouse Gallery: Curious Compositions, through January 4. Free, the Schoolhouse Gallery, 19650 East Mainstreet, Parker, 303-805-6800, parkerarts.org.
Spark Gallery: Barbara Baer, Gary Manuel and Rob Watt, November 21-December 15. Member Show, December 19-January 19. Annalee Schorr, Keith Howard and Judi Lightfield, January 23-February 16. Phillip Potter, Bill Ballas and J. Bruce Wilcox, March 19-April 12. Barbara Carpenter and Deborah Ryan, April 16-May 10. Free, Spark Gallery, 900 Santa Fe Drive, 720-889-2200, sparkgallery.com.
Tansey Contemporary: Chris Hill: The Power of Line, through December 7. Free, Tansey Contemporary, 1743 Wazee Street, 720-596-4243, tanseycontemporary.com.
UCCS Presents: Vadis Turner: Megaliths, through December 8. Great Expectations: 2020, January 3-March 7. Seat of Learning, February 27-May 16. Senior Visual Art Majors Exhibition, April 17-May 16. Ent Center for the Arts, 5225 North Nevada Avenue, Colorado Springs, 719-255-32332, uccspresents.org.
Wild: Buffalo in Boulder: This exhibit combines fine art, natural science, film and conservation efforts to tell the tale of the magnificent shaggy beasts. Through January 12, $10, Museum of Boulder, 2205 Broadway, Boulder, 303-449-3464, museumofboulder.org.
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