art + culture news  //  april 9, 2018
this week in missoula

This Week at Shakespeare & Co.
Wednesday, April 11th, 7pm
Henrietta Goodman, UofM Professor and Poet will read from her new poetry book, All That Held Us.
Saturday, April 14th, 1pm
Poet and essayist, Alan Weltzien joins Shakespeare & Co. 

For more details and other events: Website!

Caroline Keys, Gibson Hartwell & Faith Eliott // Lakebottom Sound Series
Wednesday, April 11th, 7:30pm
[at the Roxy!]
Lakebottom Sound welcomes you to a fantastic performance by Caroline Keys, Gibson Hartwell and Faith Eliott. Don't miss this!  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!

The Missoula Old Time Social 
April 12-14
You're invited to this year's Old Time Social! This is a 3-day event celebrating old-time dance and music in Missoula! Venues include Montgomery Distillery, Top Hat, Downtown Dance Collective and more!  Website!

Gallery Walk with Jim Bailey // Montana Museum of Art & Culture
Thursday, April 12th, 5:15pm
MMAC is opening their doors for a Gallery Walk and UM Print Shop Tour with Jim Bailey, Printmaker and UM Professor. This event is in collaboration with the current exhibit,
Contemporary Eastern European Prints: Recent Gifts from J. Scott PatnodeWebsite!

Visiting Writer // UofM Creative Writing Program
Friday, April 13th, 12noon & 7pm

[Dell Brown Room, Turner Hall]
UofM Creative Writing Department invites you to a lecture,  "Translation is a mode=Translation is an anti-neocolonial mode" and later a poetry reading with Don Mee Choi on Friday the 13th.  Website!  

"Everyman" // UofM School of Theatre & Dance
April 11-15
UofM School of Theatre and Dance invite you to the first of the seasons theatre and dance studio series. This show is directed by Professor Bernadette Sweeney and will take place in the Masquer theater in the PARTV Building on campus.  Website!

Last Best Print Fest // Zootown Arts Community Center

Friday, April 13th, 5:30pm
This year's Last Best Print Fest is the 8th annual exhibit! This exhibit is full of prints from print-makers who submitted to the theme, "Lost and Found". This show will be up at the ZACC through April.  Website!

International Wildlife Film Festival
April 14-22
This 2018 International Wildlife Film Festival is full of screenings from around the world. For a full film lineup and details head to IWFF's  Website!

Poetry Salon // Missoula Writing Collaborative
April 11th - May 16th
This salon with Mark Gibbons and Fact & Fiction is a gathering of writers and artists engaging in creative and  "language loving" conversation for 6 weeks.  For more details:  Info & Sign Up Here!
upcoming events

April Poetry Slam! // E3 Convergence Gallery
Wednesday, April 18th, 7pm
E3 invites you to this months poetry slam! You are welcome to read, judge or just come and watch the fun. For more details, check out the  Facebook Event!

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 17th, 7pm
Head On, Free Public Lecture by Matthew Hamon on John Baldessari
April 19th, 4:30pm
Baldessari Art Binge: Free Teen Art Workshop
April 25th, 7pm
Baldessari Book Club and Movie Night

Art Associates of Missoula Monthly Meeting // Missoula Art Museum
Wednesday, April 18th, 10am
This month's Art Associates meeting will be at 10am Wednesday, April 18th at the Missoula Art Museum. Impressionistic Oil Painter, Jodi Monahan will present "Painting your Passion."  Meetings are open to the public and free! Please call 544-0891 for details.

Potsketch Auction Gala 2018 // The Clay Studio of Missoula 

Saturday, April 21st, 6-10pm
[at the University Center Ballroom on campus]
The Clay Studio welcomes you to the 2018 Potsketch Auction Gala! Potsketch features local, national and international ceramic artwork. The event includes a silent, online and live auction. Also, food, drinks and live music by the Captain Wilson Conspiracy. Tickets & Website!

regional events

Second Friday // Culture Crawl Hamilton

Hamilton, MT
Friday, April 13th, 5pm
Get ready! Hamilton's Culture Crawl is 2nd Friday, April 13 from  5:00 - 8:00. Visit Hamilton Culture Crawl's  Facebook Page! for details on venues and events. [Pick up a punch card at any venue, visit 5 and put your card in for a $50.00 gift certificate.]
  Resilience: An Exhibition of Strength and Reverence // Hockaday Museum of Art
Kalispell, MT
Opening Reception: Thursday, April 12th, 5pm
The Hockaday is thrilled to announce their latest exhibition featuring artists from the Creative Indigenous Collective.  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 May!

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

5 Week Class: YAAP Thursday: Potter's Paradise
 March 8th - April 19th

Makin' Art with Western Cider
April 18th

2 Hour Art Journaling Class
April 22nd

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

The Clay Studio of Missoula

Beginning Pottery
 April 4th - June 6th
 April 5th - June 7th

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

Pre-Mothers Day Workshop
April 28th

The Clay Studio has SUMMER CAMPS [sculpting animals, wearable ceramics, beginning ceramics, etc.] 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 Reply with interest: April 16th
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]
Earth Day Events
ongoing exhibitions

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

Last Best Print Fest
at the ZACC
Through April 

at The Clay Studio of Missoula
Through April 18th (Potsketch Auction Gala April 21st)

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

John Baldessari: Interference Effects, Selections from the Collections of Jordan D. Schnitzer and His Family Foundation
at  Missoula Art Museum
through August 25th

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