Hernandez Fine Art, 328 San Felipe NW, hosts the annual release of Fermin’s Valentine image titles “Heart of Gold” from 1-8 p.m. Call 243-0333.
The Art Gallery at Inspire Salon, 423 Fourth SW, reception for “Anticipating Arcadia,” acrylic and watercolor paintings by Tobias Katz, from 7-9 p.m. The show includes a donated piece titled “Forrest Perspective” by Katz. The full purchase price will be donated to Healthcare for the Homeless. Call 242-4549.
Blackbird Gallery, 323 Romero NW, Suite 16, reception for Farrell Cockrum, Robert Perea, Kathy Sherman, Matthew Yellowman and Kathryn Blackmun from 5-8 p.m. Call 243-9525.
Concetta D Gallery, 20 First Plaza Galeria NW, open house from 5-8 p.m. The gallery features fine figurative and landscape paintings and sculpture by well-known Southwestern artists. Call 243-5066.
Framing Concepts Gallery, 5809 Juan Tabo NE, opening for “Plein Air Friends” featuring Depy Adams, Natasha Isenhour, Margi Lucerna, Lee McVey, Nancy Silva, Mary Stoval and Anita Louis West from 5-8 p.m. Call 294-3246.
The Gallery ABQ, 8210 Menaul NE, presents “Art in Any Form” with photography by James Janis, ceramics by Marilu Tejero and glass jewelry by Rita Pongetti from 5-8:30 p.m. Call 292-9333.
Harwood Art Center, 1114 Seventh NW, reception for “Comfort in Impermanence,” works by Judith Gregoire, (1963-2008) from 6-8 p.m. The event includes an artist talk by Gregoire’s daughter at 6:30 p.m. Also showing is “Recycled Heart,” a mixed-media group show by artists from the ArtStreet program. The shows run through Feb. 21. Call 242-6367.
Hotel Andaluz, 125 Second NW, mezzanine level, features Marta Light, Patricia Forbes and Ricardo Chavez-Mendez from 5-8 p.m. Call 346-0011.
John’s Western Gallery, 4009 E. Central, reception for Calvin Toddy from 5:30-8 p.m. The show features western landscapes in a contemporary realist style. Call 246-2414.
John’s Western Gallery, 411 Romero NW, Old Town, open house for introduction of the Native Arts Registry by Gail Chehak with two jewelry artists from 5-8 p.m. Call 928-205-9119.
Leich Lathrop Gallery, 323 Romero NW, Suite 1, presents “On a Thread of a Memory” by Carol Sanchez from 5-7:30 p.m. Call 243-3059.
Mariposa Gallery, 3500 E. Central, opening for “Made in Japan” by Cate Goedret downstairs and “More Than One” by Maria Moya upstairs from 5-8 p.m. The shows run through Feb. 28. Call 268-6828.
Matrix Fine Art, 3812 E. Central, opens “Perspective Lesson,” a retrospective exhibition by Philip Peterson, from 5-8 p.m. The exhibit features six decades of paintings and prints. Call 268-8952.
New Grounds Print Workshop and Gallery, 3812 E. Central, reception for “Japanese Masters in Printmaking” from 5-8 p.m. The show includes Ando Shinji, Takahiko Hayashi, Arie Furumoto and Ikuta Koji. Call 268-8952.
OFFCenter Community Arts Project, 808 Park SW, opening for “Well Red,” a multimedia group exhibition exploring the use, meaning and mythology surrounding the color red, from 5-8 p.m. The show runs through Feb. 22. Call 247-1172.
Palette Contemporary Art and Craft, 7400 Montgomery NE, Suite 22, Mossman Center, reception for “Cupids Heart Shaped Arrow” with works by Kent Townsend, Aki Takemoto, Yukako Kojima, Mel Stiles, Kimberly Morris and Melanie Ungvarsky from 5-8 p.m. The show features sculpture and fine jewelry. Call 855-7777.
Park Fine Art, 20 First Plaza Galeria NW, reception for “Loved to Death” by Maureen Hendrick from 5-8 p.m. The exhibit also features Korean artists Sung-Hyun Ryu, Yong-Joo Ji and Red Joo. Call 764-1900.
Peacecraft, 3215 E. Central, opening for 25 area artists from 5-8 p.m. The multimedia exhibit features works in a broad spectrum of styles. Call 255-5229.
Purple Sage Galeria, 201 San Felipe NW, reception for “Southwest Landscapes” by Carla Forrest from 5-8:30 p.m. The solo show runs through Feb. 28. Call 450-4059.
Stranger Factory, 109 Carlisle NE, just north of Central, reception for Jason Limon, DrilOne and Leecifer from 6-9 p.m. The solo shows feature two and three dimensional pop surrealist works. Call 508-3049.
Sumner and Dene, 517 W. Central, hosts reception for its first Valentine-themed show titled “Valentines: Romance, Hearts and Flowers” from 5-9 p.m. The exhibit includes Ann Dunbar, Angus Macphearson, Frank McCulloch, Jeanie Sellmer, Suzanne Visor, Marjie Bassler, Caroline Koons, David Snow, Dawn Estrin, Dan Garrett, Mae Crauder and Patti Fox through Feb. 24. Call 842-1400.
Weyrich Gallery, 2935 D Louisiana NE, reception for “Feng Shui Plus: Fine Art Tapestries” by Donna Loraine Carpenter from 5-8:30 p.m. The solo show runs through Feb. 28. Call 883-7410.
Wright’s Indian Art, 2677 Louisiana NE, open house for pottery by Wallace Nez from 5-8:30 p.m. Nez’s award-winning hand-built and hand-painted pots are known for attention to detail and fine craftsmanship. Call 266-0120.
516 ARTS, 516 W. Central, reception, book signing and talk by Michael Berman from 5-8 p.m. Berman will discuss his new book “Gila: Radical Visions” with acclaimed writers Dave Foreman, Jorge Garcia and Patrick Toomay. There is a $5-$20 suggested donation for this fundraising event. Call 242-1445.
CEDAR CREST OPENING
The Watermelon Gallery, 12220 N. Hwy. 14, reception for “Fine Art Photography” by Eric Jones and “Mixed Media” by Cassandra Gordon Harris from 4-8 p.m. The shows run through March 1. Call 505-286-2164.
LAS PLACITAS OPENING
Las Placitas Presbyterian Church, six miles east of I-25 Exit 242 on N.M. 165, reception for Sylvia Ortiz Domney, Sarah Hartshorne, Karl Hoffman, Mary Hoffman and Bill Trondreau at 2 p.m. Call 505-867-5718.
Johnsons of Madrid Galleries, 2843 Hwy. 14, on the Turquoise Trail, reception for “Recent Paintings” by Mel Johnson, a “Gallery Artists’ Show” and “Art of the Region” from 2-5 p.m. The shows run through March 31. Call 505-471-1054.
SANTA FE OPENING
Marigold Arts, 424 Canyon Road, reception for “Winter Shadows” by Robert Highsmith from 5-7 p.m. The new watercolors solo show runs through March 14. Call 505-982-4142.
Runnels Gallery, Golden Library at Eastern New Mexico University, reception for “Translated Landscapes” by Bryan Taylor from 5-10 p.m. The featured artist show runs through Feb. 22. Free admission. Call 575-562-2377.