art + culture news  // august 6, 2018
this week in missoula

I Love NY // Missoula Children's Theatre
August 9th - 11th
MCT welcomes you to this years camp production of,  I Love New York . This show marks the 40th Anniversary of MCT Performing Art Camps. Take a break from the heat and enjoy a fantastic musical set in NY.  Website!  

Open Studio Tours // Zootown Arts Community Center
August 10th-11th, 10:45am-4pm
ZACC invites you to their latest program! Open Studios Missoula! Artists of all mediums are encouraged.  Website & More Details!

MADE Fair Marketplace // Western Montana Fair
August 7-12
Visit artists, artwork and non-profits at the Western Montana Fair this August! The multi-day event will be located in the Western, MT Fair Commercial building.  Website!

Symphony in the Park // Caras Park
Sunday, August 12th, 7pm
You are invited to an evening of music! The Missoula Symphony is holding a Symphony in the Park at Caras Park on Sunday, August 12th at 7pm. The event is free to the public and will include food vendors!  Website!

This week at Fact & Fiction
Friday, August 10th, 5:30pm
Robet Hunter,  Relapse: A Love Story
Saturday, August 11th,10am
Dorothy Hinshaw Patent, Made for Each Other: Why Dogs and People are Perfect Partners
For more details and events:  Website!
Stephen Hunt: Kitawaahsinnoon/The Land That Feeds Us // Missoula Art Museum
Exhibiiton Opens: August 9th
Missoula Art Museum's latest exhibition opens this week. This show features two distinct works: images of land and portraits. Hunt studied photography with David Spear at Salish Kootenai College. Check it out! Website!

Palmerston North, New Zealand named New Zealand's best creative space
Missoula's sister city, Palmerston North, New Zealand has won an excellence award for being New Zealand's Best Creative Place in 2018! "Creative New Zealand sponsored the award, which is one of five annual EXCELLENCE awards offered by Local Government New Zealand (LGNZ) to recognise and celebrate the important role local government plays in the lives of New Zealanders." Link to Full Article

Brunswick Artists' Studios 40th Anniversary Exhibit
July 13th - August 18th, 2018
Celebrate 40 years of art in the Brunswick Artists' Studio (223 West Railroad St, Downtown Missoula). Over 90 artists that have exhibited in this historic building over the past four decades have work up in the Brunswick Gallery from July 13th through the middle of August. Don't miss this incredible event! [Free & Open to Public]  Website!

upcoming events

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). 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!

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 using cups and plates made by the Clay Studio. All proceeds will go towards long term artists-in-residence at the Studio. Cups and Plates will also be for sale.  Tickets & Website!

regional events
2nd Friday // Culture Crawl
Friday, August 10th, 5-8pm
[Hamilton, MT]
Eight venues in Hamilton will be hosting August's Second Friday Culture Crawl! " Pick up a Culture Crawl Punchcard at any venue, visit at least five sites, turn in the card and become eligible for a $50 gift certificate at Mikesells Jewelry in Hamilton". Enjoy a beautiful summer night strolling downtown in Hamilton!
2018 Equine Art Extravaganza // Dunrovin Ranch Montana
Saturday, August 18th 
[Lolo, MT]
The Equine Art Extravaganza is a contest where artists use live horses as canvases. This event is indicative of the notion that, "Many cultures use artistic expressions to honor the role horses have played in their evolution." The event includes meeting artists, fine dining, music, poetry and more! To attend please follow the link:  Info & RSVP Here!
classes, workshops, + tours

Missoula Children's Theatre

Tickets are now available for the MCT Summer Camp performances [Sleeping Beauty, Treasure Island & Aladdin]:  Tickets!

Missoula Children's Theatre has added a new Summer DAY Camp: August 13-17. 
Registration & Info

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 13th & 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
  Full Day 
Ceramics & Geology Camp
August 13th-17th
(Ages 7-12)

Teen Throwing Class
August 20th-24th
(Ages 11 and up)

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 Western Montana Fair 

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:  Website!]
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!
Apply to be an artist or non-profit in the Bozeman MADE Fair!
Applications Due: Sept. 1
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!