Abundance — By Steven Lee Adams. Mary Williams Fine Arts, 5311 Western Ave., Unit 112, Boulder. Through Nov. 26. Reception with the artist at 5 p.m. Oct. 25.
Alphabotanical — Pen and ink drawings by Michael Shernick. Mercury Framing, 4692 North Broadway, Boulder, www.AlphaBotanicalArt.com. Through Dec. 23.
Call for entries: Land Through the Lens — Photography of Boulder County parks and open space. Application deadline is Friday, Nov. 9. www.bouldercountyopenspace.org/photoshow.
Chief Niwot: Legend & Legacy. Boulder History Museum, 1206 Euclid Ave., Boulder, 303-449-3464. Through Nov. 25.
Denver Plein Air Arts Festival. The Byers- Evans House Gallery, 1310 Bannock St., Denver, 303-620-4933. Through Oct. 31.
El Anatsui: When I Last Wrote to You About Africa. Denver Art Museum, 100 W. 14th Ave., Denver, 720-865-5000. Through Dec. 30.
Hockney and Hogarth — Selections from CU’s collection of British art. CU Art Museum, CU campus, Boulder, 303-492-8300. Through Oct. 27.
J.B Sullivan and Leigh Campbell. NCAR Mesa Laboratory, 1850 Table Mesa Drive, Boulder, 303-497-1000. Through Nov. 30.
Laura Letinsky: Still Life Photographs, 1997-2012. Denver Art Museum, 100 W. 14th Ave., Denver, 720-865-5000. Through Mar. 24.
Liminality, Luminosity and the Everyday — Selections from CU’s painting collection. CU Art Museum, CU campus, Boulder, 303-492-8300. Through Dec. 22.
Primal Seen — Selections from CU’s photography collection. CU Art Museum, CU campus, Boulder, 303-492-8300. Through June 22.
Rocky Mountain National Watermedia. Foothills Arts Center, 809 15th St., Golden, 303-279-3996. Through Oct. 28.
Scapes. Denver Art Museum, 100 W. 14th Ave., Denver, 720-865-5000. Through Nov. 25.
Women of Influence: Colorado Artists and Curators; Intimate Dialogue: Seven Women, Seven Voices; La Mexicana; Female Icons in Mexican Culture. Arvada Center for the Arts and Humanities, 6901 Wadsworth Blvd., Arvada, 720-898-7200. Through Dec. 16.