¤ Opening reception for "12 x 12," an exhibit of work by artist members of the Steamboat Springs Arts Council is from 5 to 7 p.m. at the Depot Art Center, 1001 13th St. The show will be on display through Oct. 16. Call 879-9008.
¤ Watercolors by Greg Effinger and ceramics by Jody Elston will be on display and for sale at the Fifth Annual Humble Ranch Education and Therapy Center Benefit from 6 to 9 p.m. at the Humble Ranch. The cost is $25 for adults and $10 for children younger than 12. Call 879-3443 for reservations.
¤ Gallery talk with artists from the "12 x 12" exhibit is from 9 to 10:30 a.m. at the Depot Art Center, 1001 13th St. Call 879-9008.
¤ A free ART-Thursday, 45-minute arts and cultural orientation tour meets at 4 p.m. in the Wells Fargo Bank upper parking lot at Oak and Third streets. Call 846-7879.
¤ One-man show of work by Rick Howell is on display at the Mad Creek Gallery, 811 Lincoln Ave., through Saturday. Call 875-1301.
¤ Wooden turned bowls by Glen Paulk and watercolors by Dedi Knox are on display at the Wild Horse Gallery, in the Sheraton Steamboat Resort, open from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. Monday through Saturday and from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday. Call 879-7660.
¤ Commercial and fine art photography by Kim Keith can be viewed by appointment at her studio in the Copper Ridge Business Park, Suite, No. 204. Call 846-3680.
¤ Paintings of historic Routt County buildings by former area resident Marty Alexandroff are on rotating exhibit. They are part of a summer-long silent auction to raise money for Historic Routt County. Bids for the paintings can be made online through mid-October at www.silent.donateauction.com/hrc or by contacting Historic Routt County. Call 875-1305.
¤ The M.O.R.E. Art Site Project is exhibiting work of local and national artists in the halls of Yampa Valley Medical Center, Ambiente and Chieftain Plaza through October.
¤ Cartoons by Aimee Kimmey and photography by Paula Jo Steele and Judy Jones are on display at Mona's Art to Go, 2851 Riverside Plaza, No. 14.