art + culture news  //  april 23, 2018
this week in missoula

"American Idiot" // UofM's  School of Theatre & Dance 
April 18-29
The University of Montana's School of Theatre & Dance invites you to the award winning rock musical "American Idiot". Performances will take place in the PARTV Building on campus.  Website!

This Week at Fact & Fiction
Tuesday, April 24th, 7pm
Gwen Florio, Under the Shadows
Friday, April 27th, 5:30pm
George Venn, Lichen Songs

For more details & events:  Website!

Eurythmic // Radius Gallery
Exhibition Open through May 5th
Radius Gallery welcomes you to their spring exhibition, Eurythmic. Featured artists include:  "Lucy Capehart with large-scale cyanotypes; Amanda Jaffe with contemplative ceramic wall sculpture; Tim Nielson with strikingly stylized portraits; and Brooks Oliver with über-contemporary ceramic vessels." Don't miss this show!  Website!

James Todd Print Tour! // MMAC
April 13 - May 3
Montana Museum of Art & Culture is partnering with 8 different organizations to present the James Todd Print Tour! "Print repros from Looney Toones will be on view in the PARTV Lobby, you'll be eligible to win an original James Todd print if you get a Bingo card fully stamped AND special selections from Looney Toones images will be available to purchase at the galleries!" Call 406.243.2019 for info.

John Baldessari Exhibition Events // Missoula Art Museum
The MAM has quite a few events in the month of April in relation to their new exhibition,  John Baldessari: Interference Effects, Selections from the Collections of Jordan D. Schnitzer and His Family Foundation.
April 25th, 7pm
Baldessari  Book Club and Movie Night

Exhibition is open through August!  Website!

Rise Up // Missoula Symphony Orchestra & Chorale

April 28th, 7:30pm
April 29th, 3pm
[at the Dennison Theatre]
The Missoula Symphony invites you to join them this week for "Rise Up"
The show will feature Laquita Mitchell, soprano & Kimberly Gratland James, mezzo soprano.  Website!

Coming up at Shakespeare & Co.
Thursday, April 26th, 7pm
Blair Hopkins, All in a Day's (Sex) Work
Friday, April 27th, 7pm
Lana Zellner, Eight Coins' Tattoo Tarot
Saturday, April 28th, 1pm
Derek Hann, The Blessings of Life
Friday, May 4th, 7pm
Michael Moreci, Black Star Renegades
Saturday, May 5th, 1pm
Cassandra Wind,  Ancient Teachings, New Traditions: A Mother's Quest to Raise an Empowered Daughter

For more details & all events:  Website!

UofM Pilot Program Opening Reception // City of Missoula Public Art
Thursday, April 26th, 11:45am
[at City Hall]
The City of Missoula Public Art Committee welcomes you to the opening reception for the UofM Pilot Program. The Committee has partnered with the UofM School of Art to hang student art works in City Hall & City Council Chambers. All are welcome!  Facebook Event!

The Little Mermaid // Missoula Community Theatre

April 26-29
May 2-13
Join MCT in this classic story of the little mermaid! "This show will have your family singing and swimming in their seats!"  Website!

upcoming events

SPARK! Spring Showcase
Friday, May 4th, 5:15pm-7:30pm
[at the Wilma]
SPARK! welcomes you to celebrate arts integration in MCPS Schools. The evening will include student performances, raffle items, visual art, and more!  Website!

SPARK!'s Spring Showcase needs your help! Click here to volunteer:  Volunteer!

The Cascades Meet the Rockies // String Orchestra of the Rockies

Sunday, May 6th, 7:30pm
[concert at UofM Recital Hall]
The String Orchestra of the Rockies invites you to a performance featuring Maria Larionoff, violin; along with other special guests. Tickets are now on sale as  Website!

Simplify // Arts & Above
May 12th - 13th
[at MASC Studio]
Kate Jordan and Bruno Augusto invite you to a performance of "Simplify". This show is a performative dance exploring ideas of authenticity and is rooted in conscious decisions.  Facebook Event!

regional events

Charlotte's Web // The Hamilton Players
Hamilton, MT
April 27-29
The Hamilton Players welcome you to experience the classic story of Charlotte's Web! Shows take place the last two weekends of April.  Tickets & Website!

One Fine Day, Exhibition // The Emerson Center for the Arts & Culture
Bozeman, MT
Exhibition Open through April 27th
One Fine Day is made up of two exhibits by Jarrod "jROD" Eastman and Kirsten Kainz. Both shows are very influenced by and connected to the natural world. One Fine Day will be on display in the Jesse Wilber and Lobby Galleries through April 27th.  Website!

classes, workshops, + tours

Register for Missoula Children's Theatre Summer Camps! 
Sleeping Beauty, Treasure Island & Aladdin

Playing With The Band 
Next session begins in June!

For registration and questions:
(406) 396-3352

Missoula Art Museum

Modern Dance Class with Bare Bait Dance
Open Space, 005, PARTV Building, U of MTuesdays, 5:30-7pm
  Contact →

UM Dance Program, Creative Movement Classes for Children
February 1st - April 26th
PARTV Building, UM

For more details & to register:  Website!

Zootown Arts Community Center

2 Hr Class: "As Seen On..."
April 25th

Ladies Pottery Painting Night
April 26th

YAAP Tuesday: Food Art Fever
Thursdays, April 26th - May 31st

For more details and other  classes: ZACC's  Website!

Bi-Monthly Mosaic Mondays with Patty Franklin at Backroad Cider
Hamilton, MT
May 14th & May 28th
The Clay Studio of Missoula

All Ages Continuing Ceramics (Ages 5-12)
May 3rd - June 7th

Teen Throwing (Ages 11-18)
April 5th - 26th

Pre-Mothers Day Workshop
April 28th

The Clay Studio's SUMMER CAMPS [sculpting animals, wearable ceramics, beginning ceramics, etc.] are currently open for registration. 

For more information on ALL classes at The Clay Studio of Missoula click,  here!

Drop-In Classes 
  with Downtown Dance Collective  
Ages 13+
For all experience levels

in this issue
partners + affiliates
job/ volunteer postings
Missoula Art Museum 
Call for Art Teachers

Volunteer at the Roxy Theater

Dunrovin Ranch Call for Artists
Equine Art Extravaganza [live Horses as Art Canvases]
Deadline to Submit: May 18th
Event Date: August 18th
Montana Arts Integration Conference Registration Open
June 27-29
Check out [Montana Arts Council] eNews for their art calls and other resources!
Missoula Community Theatre has released their 2018-2019 season of shows!
Renew your tickets NOW! [Tickets open to public June 7th]
ongoing exhibitions

Gallery of Visual Arts & University Center Gallery
BFA & Grad Student Works
Through May

A Glimpse of Clarity 
at E3 Convergence Gallery
Through April 28th

Last Best Print Fest
at the ZACC
Through April 

at The Artists' Shop
Through April 30th

at Radius Gallery
Through May 5th

Contemporary Eastern European Prints: Recent Gifts from J. Scott Patnode
Decades: Ceramics from the Permanent Collection
at Montana Museum of Art & Culture
Through May 26th

Corwin Clairmont: Two-Headed Arrow/ The Tar Sands Project
at  Missoula Art Museum
through August 11th

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