Arts Prescott Gallery on Whiskey Row, 134 S. Montezuma St., 928-776-7717, www.artsprescott.com. “The Playful Hand: Painting Daily,” featuring Anne Legge and Marjorie Claus, is open and runs through Oct. 26. Both artists feature new work that has been created with an emphasis on their commitment to painting daily. Legge, primarily a mixed media wood artist, focuses on a wide variety of materials and techniques that are outside of her usual way of working. Claus features works where the process of painting intuitively is her emphasis.
Gallery at the Prescott Center for the Arts, 208 Marina St., 928-445-3286, www.pca-az.net. Exhibit of Charles Laughlin’s work is open – a visual art using text for its graphic impact, whether it’s in 3D or 2D works. Through Oct. 30 is the Day of the Dead Art Exhibit, including 2D and 3D artwork created by local artisans. Open to the public at no charge with extended hours for Ghost Talk Oct. 21-22, and a Meet the Artists Reception on Oct. 7.
Krieger-Marcusen Gallery, 110 S. Montezuma St., Suite F, Hotel St. Michael’s Alley, 928-778-4900. Clay, paintings, jewelry and wood by local artists Heath Krieger, Cathy Krieger and Richard Marcusen. Works by Steve Smith (wood) and plein air oil paintings by Bill Anton.
Jerome Artists’ Cooperative Gallery, 502 Main St., Jerome, www.jeromecoop.com. “Signatures: Lettering Art by Sid Freeman,” featured artist show by Sid Freeman of Prescott Valley. Reception Oct. 1 from 5-8 pm. Music by Christy Fisher & Frenz. Show runs thru Nov. 30.
Milagro Arts Center, 126 N. Marina St., www.milagroartscenter.org. On display through Sept. 30: Kristen Densmore’s “Nature of Containment” features photography printed on leaves; Diane Gilbert’s “Slow Waltz in B” is an interactive textile installation that moves around the viewer; and, Julie Comnick’s “Arrangement for a Silent Orchestra” features large scale charcoal drawings as well as a video installation.
Mountain Artists Guild & Gallery, 228 N. Alarcon St., 928-776-4009, firstname.lastname@example.org. Prescott Area Artists Studio Tour, Friday through Sunday, Sept 30-Oct 2, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Come into MAG and see 20 artists all in one location and pick up a map for the self-guided tour of local artists’ studios – open for the public for this weekend ONLY!
Mountain Spirit Gallery, 140 S. Montezuma St., 928-445-2886, msgprescott.com. Western art featuring Bill Nebeker, Susan Kliewer, Kathy Quick Anderson, Paul Wenzel, K.L. Powers and 20 other local artists.
Nellie Bly Kaleidscope and Art Glass, 136 Main Street, Jerome, 928-634-0255. During the Oct. 1 Jerome Art Walk, Prescott artist John Johnston will premiere his collection of creations – each piece constructed with repurposed metal parts. A party from 5 to 8 p.m. on Oct. 1 welcomes John.
Phippen Museum, 4701 Highway 89 North, 928-778-1385, www.phippenartmuseum.org. “Golden Age of Cowgirls,” featuring the collections of Western enthusiast Cheri Raftery, on display through Oct. 9.
Sean Gote Gallery, 702 W. Gurley St. 928-445-2233 (formerly Hart’s Art & Decor). Studio tour, Sept. 30-Oct. 2, features three artists: Sean Gote, Kim Fox and Anita Nugent.
Smoki Museum, 147 N. Arizona Ave., 928-445-1230, smokimuseum.org. Open Monday through Saturday, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.; and Sundays, 1-4 p.m.
That New Gallery, inside the Gateway Mall near Dillard’s. 928-445-0788 www.ThatNewGallery.com. Guest Artist for September is Bonnie Casey.
’Tis Art Center and Gallery, 105 S. Cortez St. Prescott, www.tisartgallery.com. In the Mezzanine Gallery, “The Art of Corbin Ross” brings together the elements of Earth and the Heavens through Oct. 14. In the Main Gallery, “The Eyes Have It” Fall Photography Exhibit through Oct. 25.
Van Gogh’s Ear, 156 S. Montezuma St., 928-776-1080, www.vgegallery.com. Open daily from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., fine contemporary art and crafts by more than 60 local and nationally known artists.
Yavapai College Art Gallery, 1100 E. Sheldon St. 928-776-2031. Prescott artist Jan Marshall explores contemplative relationship with nature and humanity through paintings and drawings that reference landscapes of both the psyche and the physical world. The exhibition is through Oct. 8.