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Dozens of Art Shows to See This Fall in Colorado

Melissa Thorne, Grove (detail), 2019.
Wes Magyar
Melissa Thorne, Grove (detail), 2019.
The fall arts season is under way, with galleries and museums along the Front Range packing their schedules full of shows and related events. Keep reading to find out what's new and now.

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.