art + culture news  //  august 28, 2017
FIRST FRIDAY / Sept. 1 / G allery Guide

Late Night Tea
Lake Missoula Tea Company
Karissa Frye Photography
Betty's Divine
CowboyQuad Arts, Mitchell Mccabe Excelsior Consulting, LLC.
Color and Line-Prismacolor Drawings by Carol Hoffnagle
Gallery 709 Inside Montana Art & Framing
Lillian Nelson: What goes in..
E3 Convergence Gallery
First Friday with Elizabeth Dove
Missoula Art Museum
The Dog Days of Summer
4 Ravens Gallery
Opening Reception for: "Textually Inspired" by Beth Lee
The Artists' Shop
Crossings: Bev Beck Glueckert
Clyde Coffee
Three-Way Package
The Public House
Aran Buzzas - Music
Brooks & Browns
Traffic Signal Box Artist Dedication
Dana Gallery

For more information visit Missoula First Friday Events,  Website!

this week in missoula

Germanfest // Caras Park
Sunday, September 3rd, 2-6pm 
Join ARTS Missoula for this year's Germanfest! Germanfest is a  celebration of German culture and Missoula's Sister City relationship with Neckargemünd, Germany. It is the premiere Montana German festival in the state. The afternoon will include special musican guest: S-Bahn, traditional food, music and beer. We are also bringing back German Steins! If you are intersted in volunteering,visit for more information. Website!

Out to Lunch and Downtown Tonight // Missoula Downtown Association
Out to Lunch: Wednesdays 11am-2pm, Caras Park
Downtown Tonight: Thursdays 5:30-8:30pm, Caras Park
Summer isn't over yet! One more week of Out to Lunch/Downtown Tonight. The Missoula Downtown Association invites you this Wednesday afternoon, and Thursday evening for fun musical performances, food vendors, and more. For more information head over to MDA's Website!

This Week at The Roxy Theater
Monday, August 28th, 8pm
Deconstructing the Beatles' The White Album
Wednesday, August 30, 8pm
MTFF Presents: Desert Hearts
Thursday, August 31, 11am
Thursday, August 31, 8pm
Princess Mononke

For more information on showtimes and tickets, head over to The Roxy Theater's,  Website!

Other News// STAY IN THE LOOP!
The City of Missoula Public Art Committee wants to keep you informed!  Follow this link: HERE!   to receive regular updates about Missoula Public Art Events and happenings.
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partners + affiliates
Call for Art GlowFest at the Fort
Missoula Parks & Rec is currently looking for Artists to show work at Glowfest. Showcase is Free and open to all regional artists.
Show/Exhibit: Sept. 8th
Work due: Sept. 6th at Currents.
Click  here!
 for more details.

upcoming events

The Sensitives // Big Sky Film Series 
Wednesday, September 6th, 7pm
[Event located at Missoula Community Theatre]
Join the kick off of the fall Big Sky Film Season. The debuting movie is titled, "The Sensitives" and is focused on environmental illness and unseen threats. For more information click on this:  link!

18th Annual Group Art Exhibt // Pattee Canyon Ladies' Salon
Show runs: September 7,8,9, & 11
Opening: Thursday, September 7th 5-8pm
[Event at Brunswick Building 223 W. Railroad Street]
This fun show will feature studies in pencil, oil pastel, oil paint, gouache, fabric, and ceramics. The group has been meeting together for over 25 years with artists including Janet Whaley, Linda Tawney, Shari Montana, Leslie Van Stavern Millar, Beth Lo, Becki Johnson, Kristi Hager, Stephanie Frostad and Nancy Erickson.

Missoula Monster Project // Zootown Arts Community Center
Opening: Friday, September 8th, 5:30-8:30pm
Welcome fall back to Missoula with the Missoula Monster Project. 
"The Zootown Arts Community Center (ZACC) and SPARK!/Any Given Child Missoula have  joined forces again to present the third annual Missoula Monster Project. Kindergarten classes from three Missoula County public schools created original monster pieces that are then illustrated by adult artists. This project's purpose is to bring more art into the public schools". Don't miss this! This exhibit will be up for the month of September. For details and more information, here is a link to the  Website!

Norman Maclean Literary Festival //Seeley Lake & Missoula, MT
September 8th-10th
You are invited to the Norman Maclean Festival the second weekend in September. Head to Seeley Lake, September 8-9 for "The Story of the Blackfoot" featuring Richard Manning, Annick Smith, Stephanie Ambrose-Tubbs, William Kittredge, Pete Fromm and other leading MT authors. Also, in Missoula on Sunday, September 10th, The Wilma and the Roxy will be screening the movie, A River Runs Through It. There will also be riveting story-telling, and special guest, Actor Tom Skerritt. For more information and a full weekend schedule, here is a link to the Website!
regional events

Crown Guitar Festival // Crown of the Continent Guitar Foundation
Big Fork, MT
August 29th-September 2nd
Are you heading to Bigfork this week? Make a stop and check out the Crown Guitar Festival & Workshop. It is all about guitar, music, and fun. For more details, here is the Website!

Tad Bradley, Biological Explorations // The Emerson Center for the Arts and Culture
Bozeman, MT
September 8th- November 26 / Website! Website!
The Emerson Center for the Arts & Culture is welcoming a new show come September! The exhibit features work from Tad Bradley and is based upon his fascination with the human body and its many complexities. For more information, Emerson's website is linked above.

A Timeless Legacy // Hockaday Museum of Art
Show Runs until September 23rd
Kalispell, MT
The third annual A Timeless Legacy exhibition is up until September 23rd! The exhibition features 28 of the nation's top women artists whose work captures Glacier National Park's Beauty. Here is a link to Hockaday's: Website!  

classes, workshops, + tours

Zootown Arts Community Center

Missoula Art Museum

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

The Clay Studio of Missoula

Mold-making for ceramics
Wednesday Evenings 
September 13th- November 15th

All Ages Kids Clay
(Ages 5-12)
Thursdays, Sept. 28- Nov. 2

For a complete list of summer programs and classes head over to The Clay Studio's  Website!

Nancy Seiler
Fall Workshops

Nature Journaling: Water Ripples & Rings
Saturday, September 9th

Acrylic Extravagana
September 16th & 17th

African Dance Class  with Unity Dance & Drum
Missoula Senior Center
Tuesdays, 7-8:30pm
Contact: 549-7933  

Michael deMeng Workshops

Punk Fiction Dream Journal
Saturday, September 30th 

Alternate Evolutions in Storyland
Sunday, October 1st

Check out the Radius Gallery's Website! for more information.

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