Artists of the Month Reception — Joyanne Matthes and Vicki Dyas. The Old Gallery, 14863 Hwy. 7, Allenspark, 303-747-2089. 5 p.m., Friday, Sept. 7.
Chief Niwot: Legend & Legacy. Boulder History Museum, 1206 Euclid Ave., Boulder, 303-449-3464. Through Nov. 25.
Carol Walker, Wendy Rochman. NCAR Mesa Laboratory, 1850 Table Mesa Drive, Boulder, 303-497-1000. Through Sept. 30.
Gary Winogrand: Women are Beautiful — Denver Art Museum, 100 W. 14th Ave., Denver, 720-865-5000. Through Sept. 30.
Hockney and Hogarth — Selections from CU’s collection of British art. CU Art Museum, CU campus, Boulder, 303-492-8300. Gallery tour 1 p.m. Friday, Sept. 7.
Illusion. The Center for Fine Art Photography, Art Center of Fort Collins, 400 N. College Ave., 970-224-1010. Through Sept. 1.
In the Courtyard, by Aliza Lelah; Industrial Heirloom, by Anne Mondro; Infotainment, by Evan Colbert; Past Lives, by Hilary DePolo Collective. Dairy Center for the Arts, 2590 Walnut St., Boulder, 303-440-7826.
Liminality, Luminosity and the Everyday — Selections from CU’s painting collection. CU Art Museum, CU campus, Boulder, 303-492-8300. Through Dec. 22. Opening reception Sept. 6.
Matt Abraxas — Live painting demonstration. 1-4 p.m. SmithKlein Gallery, 1116 Pearl St., Boulder, 303-444-7200.
Now Boarding — Fentress Airports Denver Art Museum, 100 W. 14th Ave., Denver, www.denverartmuseum.org.
Opening Reception for the Longmont Studio Tour Preview Exhibition — Muse Gallery, 356 Main St., Longmont, 303-678-7869. 6 p.m. Friday, Sept. 7.
OSMP’s 2012 Amateur Photo Contest — Deadline 5 p.m., Tuesday, Sept. 11, www.bouldercolorado.gov/osmp/photocontest.
Primal Seen — Selections from CU’s photography collection. CU Art Museum, CU campus, Boulder, 303-492-8300.
Visual Rhythm. Boulder Museum of Contemporary Art, 1750 13th St., Boulder, 303-443-2122. Through Sept. 9.
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.