art + culture news  // august 27, 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!

This Week at Fact & Fiction
Wednesday, August 29th, 7pm
Chris LaTray: One Sentence Journal
Thursday, August 30th, 7pm
David Quammen: The Tangled Tree: A Radical New History of Life

For more details and events:  Website!

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!

upcoming events

Morgan and Merlin // Montana Repertory Theatre
September 7th & 8th, 7:30pm
[at UofM PARTV Building, Masquer Theatre]
Montana Rep invites you to their Fall Educational Outreach Tour of Morgan and Merlin. The show is written by playwright Laramie Dean and directed by Rosie Ayers.  Website!

National Arts in Education Week 2018 // SPARK! Arts Ignite Learning
September 9th - 15th

Celebrate National Arts in Education Week with SPARK! Here are a few fun events going on where you can support Arts in Education:  Tuesday, September 11th, SPARK! Community Night at Caffe Dolce, 5-9pm: Take a night off from cooking and 10% of the proceeds will go to SPARK! at Caffe Dolce. Click here for Facebook event! Monday, September 17th, SPARK! Community Night at Thomas Meagher Bar, 6-10pm: Enjoy dinner and 20% of sales will go to SPARK! at the Meagher Bar. Click here for Facebook event! To see all the fun events going on: Click here!

MOUNTAIN // Big Sky Documentary Film Festival 
Friday, September 14th, 8:30pm
[at Bob Ward's, outdoors]
Join the Big Sky Documentary Film Festival and Bob Ward's for a screening of, Mountain. The film begins at 8:30pm but beginning at 4pm, beer, wine and local trucks will be present! For more info:  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!

Androcles and the Lion // Missoula Children's Theatre
September 13th & 14th
Missoula Children's Theatre is thrilled to present a "fast-paced, funny version of Aesop's story". This performance is MCT's Annual Theatre for Young Adult Audiences (TYA) production.  More Info! Come to MCT early on Friday, September 14th from 4:30-6pm to hang out with SPARK! teaching artists! More Info Here!

Missoula Monster Project // Zootown Arts Community Center & SPARK!
Opening: Friday, September 14th, 3:30-8:30pm
[at ZACC]
This show is a collaboration between kindergarten classes and adult artists. Kindergartners from three MCPS Schools created original monsters that adult artists intepret into another art piece. 100% of this shows proceeds will go to getting MCPS students to ZACC for art classes! Website!

From Russia with Strings // String Orchestra of the Rockies

Sunday, September 16th, 7:30pm
[UofM Recital Hall]
Join the String Orchestra of the Rockies in welcoming guest artist, Julian Schwarz, major chellist of the twenty-first century. It is sure to be a great show! For more details please click through to SOR's  Website!

Fall 2018 Session // Pura Vida Community Chorus 
Wednesdays, September 12th - December 19th, 7-9pm
[at Salvation Army]
Join in on the fun! Joshua 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. 

Arts Associates of Missoula Monthly Meeting

Wednesday, September 21st, 11am
[at the Keep Restaurant]
The Art Associates of Missoula Annual Kick-off Luncheon & Art Share will be at the "The Keep", 102 Ben Hogan Drive, Missoula.  Cost of luncheon is $22 in advance.  Reservations must be made by September 12, 2018.  Call Susie Risho at 406-544-0891 for more information and to make reservation.

En Canto // Lakebottom Sound Series First Anniversary Celebration

Saturday, September 29th
[at Free Cycles]
Lakebottom Sound Series presents, En Canto, a Brazilian musical group, performing at Free Cycles this September. For more details on En Canto click here! For more info on Lakebottom Sound click here!

regional events
12 Angry Men // Hamilton Players
August 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 Theatre programming including fun production & theatre skills classes!

Playing With The Band 
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
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

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!