Amapola Gallery, 205 Romero NW, open house for “Journeys into Fantasy” with ceramic clocks by Phillip Green, paintings by Rebecca Nolda, pastels by Pat Oliver and silverwork by Vern Deas from 1-3 p.m. The show runs through July 31. Call 242-4311.
Leich Lathrop Gallery, 323 Romero NW, Suite 1, reception for “Immutable Changes” by Chuck Lathrop from 3-5 p.m. The exhibit runs through July 31. Call 243-3059.
Exhibit 208, 208 Broadway SE, reception for “It’s All Relative” with works by 30 gallery artists from 5-8 p.m. The summer show runs through Aug. 3. Call 450-6884.
Page Coleman Gallery, 6320-B Linn NE, reception for “Touch,” mixed-media works by Natalie Hardcastle and Jessica Kennedy from 5-7 p.m. The exhibit runs through Oct. 5. Call 238-5071.
Weems Galleries and Framing, 7200 Montgomery NE, a one-day-only special event, “An Inexpensive Art Show,” with works by 19 gallery artists from 10 a.m.-5 p.m. The show includes Russ Ball, Mary Beth Goforth, B.C. Nowlin, Phil Hulebak, Dee Sanchez, Paul Sanchez, Dan Stouffer and others. Call 293-6133.
LOS ALAMOS OPENING
Mesa Public Library Art Gallery, 2400 Central Ave., reception for “Mostly Clear and Partly Cloudy: Climate as Metaphor” by Janice Wall and Shaun Gilmore from 4:30-6:30 p.m. The show runs through Aug. 4. Call 505-662-8247.
SANTA FE OPENINGS
The New Mexico Museum of International Folk Art, Camino Lejo, on Museum Hill, off Old Santa Fe Trail, hosts opening for “Lets Talk About This,” a folk artists’ response to HIV/AIDS, from 1-4 p.m. The fourth annual exhibition runs through Jan. 5. For admission information and a calendar of events call 505-476-1200.
James Kelly Contemporary, 550 S. Guadalupe, reception for “Concepts and Studies for the Pearl” by Enrique Martinez Celaya from 5-7 p.m. The solo show runs through Aug. 17. Call 505-989-1601.
B.J. Lloyd Fine Art, 715 Canyon Road, grand opening reception from 5-7 p.m. The gallery features narrative works by Barbara Jean Lloyd. Call 505-989-9330.
Center for Contemporary Arts, 1050 Old Pecos Trail, reception for “Making Places: a Retrospective Exhibition” by Linda Fleming and Michael Moore from 6:30-8 p.m. The installation runs through Sept. 22. Call 505-982-1338.
Gerald Peters Gallery, 1011 Paseo de Peralta, reception and book release for “The Royal Road: Artistic Impressions of El Camino Real” with woodblock prints by Leon Loughridge and poetry by John Macker from 5-7 p.m. The event will continue with a poetry reading and book signing at 2 p.m. Saturday. The show runs through Aug. 17. Call 505-954-5700.
Jane Sauer Gallery, 652 Canyon Road, meet-the-artist reception for “A Dog’s Tail,” mixed-media sculpture by Geoffrey Gorman from 5-7 p.m. The solo show runs through Aug. 6. Call 505-995-8513.
333 Montezuma Arts, 333 Montezuma Ave., reception for “Cosmotiana: The Measured Paintings (1970-1986)” by the late Hassel Smith (1915-2007) from 5-7 p.m. The solo retrospective runs through Dec. 30. Call 505-988-9564.
Nuart Gallery, 670 Canyon Road, reception for “Re-Vision,” new paintings by Michael Bergt from 5-7 p.m. The solo show runs through July 28. Call 505-988-3888.
Santa Fe Convention Center, 201 W. Marcy St., “ART SANTA FE,” the international art fair, from 11 a.m.-6 p.m. The event continues from 11 a.m.-6 p.m. Saturday and 11 a.m.-6 p.m. July 14. Admission is $10. Call 505-988-8883.
Steve Elmore Studio, 839 Paseo de Peralta, reception for “Sacred Serpents and Fire Trees,” new paintings by Steve Elmore from 5-7 p.m. The show runs through Oct. 1. Call 505-995-9677.
Chiaroscuro Contemporary Art, 702½ Canyon Road, reception for “Etudes” by Peter Millett and “Reveal” by Chris Richter from 5-7 p.m. The shows run through Aug. 11. Call 505-992-0711.
Vertu Fine Art Gallery, 113 W. Abeyta St., opening for “The Cowboy Way” from 7-9 p.m. The national show of cowboy artists runs through Sept. 8. Call 575-835-4487.
Encore Gallery, Taos Community Auditorium, 145 Paseo del Pueblo Norte, reception for “In the Groove” by the 2012 Agnes Martin Award for Abstract Drawing and Painting winner Mimi Chen Ting from 5-7 p.m. Her solo show runs through Sept. 1. Call 575-758-2052.