art + culture news  // august 20, 2018
this week in missoula

Germanfest // Arts Missoula
Sunday, September 2nd, 2-6pm
[at Caras Park]
Germanfest is right around the corner! This year we celebrate the 25th Anniversary of Germanfest, in honor of our Sister City Partnership with Neckargemund, Germany. Join us the first Sunday in September for an afternoon of German beer, food, treats and music. Don't miss this!  Website!

PINA // Cultures in Motion: World View Film Series
Monday, August 20th, 7pm
Global and Cultural Affairs of Arts Missoula, in collaboration with the Roxy Community Theater, Soft Landing and the International Rescue Committee invite you to the opening premiere of a new global film series titled: World View - Cultures in Motion.  Join us on Monday, August 20th, 7pm for PINA (Germany). The event is FREE and open to the public. Click through to the Facebook Event! Click here to watch the Movie Trailer! 

2018 River City Roots Festival // Missoula Downtown Assocation
August 24th & 25th
It's that time of year again! River City Roots is right around the corner. Get ready for a weekend of Music on Main, Family Fun Festival and more! For details:  Website! Are you interested in volunteering? Downtown Association would love your help. Volunteers receive a free River City Roots t-shirt, wristband, and more! Sign up here:  Volunteer!

This week at Fact & Fiction

Friday, August 24th, 5:30pm
Jesse Bier, Phenomenal Farewell.

For more details and events: Website!

Design/Desire // Radius Gallery
Exhibition Opening: Friday, August 24th, 5pm
Radius Gallery welcomes you to their August 24th - September 22nd show, Design/Desire. "Radius Gallery is collaborating with renowned furniture designer Ty Best (founder of CASTE), award-winning interior designer Becky Broeder, and 11 supremely talented artists for a must-see collection of custom furnishings and artful decor that radiate beauty, elegance, impeccable craftsmanship and innovative design."  Website!

Summertime High Tea // The Clay Studio of Missoula
Sunday, August 26th, 4pm
[Hosted in Lolo, MT]
Enjoy an evening of live music, food and tea and take home a handmade cup and plate made by Clay Studio resident artists! How fun! Click through to purchase tickets and for more information:  Tickets & Website!

upcoming events

Wine Palette: Philip Guston // Missoula Art Museum
Thursday, August 30th, 5:30pm
MAM Senior Curator, Brandon Reintjes will be speaking about Philip Guston and his work currently on display, Cigar. Enjoy an art talk, light treats and wine!  Website!

Choose One // Bare Bait Dance

September 14th - 16th
Bare Bait Dance is opening their season this September with, Choose One. "Choose One is a raw, intimate dance-theater performance that sets up Colorado-based dancers, Lauren Beale and Brooke McNamara (Creators/Performers), in a context both fabricated and completely real." -BBD. Purchase your tickets online here:  Tickets & Website!

Fall 2018 Session // Pura Vida Community Chorus 
Wednesdays, September 12th - December 19th, 7-9pm
[at Salvation Army]
Join in on the fun! Josh Farmer leads 14 weeks of group singing. No auditions required. Find your singing voice, make new friends and learn about music! Click through to the Facebook Event for more info. 

regional events
12 Angry Men // Hamilton Players
August 24-26, 31
September 1-2
[Hamilton, MT]
Head over to Hamilton for a performance of, 12 Angry Men. Shows are weekends mid-August through the beginning of September. Fridays & Saturdays 8pm, Sundays at 2pm.  Website!

Calls for Art // The Emerson Center for the Arts and Culture
[Bozeman, MT]

Celebration of the Arts Exhibit
 (Emerson's yearly fundraiser)
Submissions Due: 5pm, October 28th, 2018

17th Annual Holiday Bazaar
Submissions due: 5pm, October 12th, 2018

For more information on both Calls for Art, please click through to the Emerson's  Website!

39th Annual Labor Day Arts Fair // Carbon County Arts Guild & Depot Gallery
Monday, September 3rd, 9am - 4pm
[Red Lodge, MT]
Heading to Red Lodge this September? Be sure to check out the 39th Annual Labor Day Arts Fair! There will be over 90 artists hosted in Lions Park. The sale includes photography, sculpture, fine art, jewelry and more.  Website!
classes, workshops, + tours

Missoula Children's Theatre

MCT has lots of exciting Fall Children's programming including fun production classes!

Playing With The Band 
Next session runs June - August 2018!

For registration and questions:
(406) 396-3352

Missoula Art Museum
Lakebottom Sound
Free Sessions
[First Sundays 6-8pm at Imagine Nation Brewing]

Bi-Monthly Mosaic Monday's with Patty Franklin at Backroad Cider
Hamilton, MT
August 27th

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

The Clay Studio of Missoula
Teen Throwing Class
August 20th-24th
(Ages 11 and up)

Family Workshop
Sunday, September 9th

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 ZACC! 

Volunteer at the Roxy Theater

Tell Us Something
Call for Stories
Deadline: August 25th
Call: (406)-203-4683
[Tell Us Something is also looking for story submissions in Helena & Butte]
Apply to be an artist or non-profit in the Bozeman MADE Fair!
Applications Due: Sept. 1
City of Missoula Public Art Committee
Submissions Due: Aug. 31st
Montana Rail Link Park Art Call
Submissions Due: 
Sept. 21st
Click here for Calls!
Radius Gallery Holiday Show 
Submissions Due: September 23rd
Calls for Art
Clay Studio of Missoula
small & mighty
DUE: November 9th
More Information!
Missoula Art Museum Call for Art, 47th Benefit Auction.
Submissions Due: 
October 5th
More Info!
Missoula Symphony
 Orchestra Season Tickets 
On Sale 
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/Buy your season tickets NOW! 
City of Missoula Public Art Committee Artist Registry! SIGN UP to be the first to receive art calls!

ongoing exhibitions
Kirk Jackson: Variation through Repetition
at the Clay Studio of Missoula
Through August 31st

A Calligraphic Journey
at The Artists' Shop
Through August 31st

Sukha Worob: Zamenhof's Table
at Missoula Art Museum
Through September 15th

Radius Gallery
Through September 22nd

Denizens: Wildlife on the Western Frontier
at Montana Museum of Art & Culture
Through October 6th 

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