art + culture news  //  august 7, 2017
this week in missoula

Lakebottom Sound Series // Spoon Winery East Lawn

Thursday, August 10th, 6pm (7pm Music)
Lakebottom Sound Series invites you to a night of live performances by local and touring creative musicians.  For tickets and additional information, head over to this  Website!

Other News// STAY IN THE LOOP!
Stay up to date on all things Public Art in Missoula. 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.

This week at The Roxy Theater
Monday, August 7th, 8pm
Deconstructing The Beatles' Rubber Soul
Tuesday, August 8th, 6:30pm
NT Live: Angels in America Part One
Thursday, August 10th, 11am & 8pm
Kiki's Delivery Service

For movie descriptions and more showtimes, here is The Roxy's  Website!

The World of Broadway // The MCT Center for the Performing Arts
Thursday, Aug. 10, 8pm
Friday, Aug. 11, 5pm, 8pm
Saturday, Aug. 12, 1pm, 4pm, 8pm
Join Missoula Children's Theatre for their performance of The World of Broadway. The show will take the audience across the globe. This production is the end product of a two week intensive taught by MCT's creative staff. You wont want to miss it! For tickets and more information, MCT's website is linked here:  Website!

Bike Tour of Former Land Art Sites // Missoula Art Museum

Sunday, August 13th, 10am
Join MAM at the art park with artist, Whitney Ford-Terry for Cycling and a one-day bicycle tour to the site of former land art installations in and around Missoula. "The trip begins at Missoula Art Park and is approximately 30 miles one-way. Participants may arrange for a return pick-up". For more information and to RSVP click here:  Website!

Other News // Americans for the Arts - Lobbying on Capitol Hill

" On Thursday, July 27 th , national, state and local arts leaders from seven states shared their stories and the results from their AEP5 economic impact studies. They were joined by our Artist Committee member and recording artist Ben Folds, an arts advocate and member of the North Carolina Music Hall of Fame." - Americans for the Arts Action Fund


ARTS Missoula is thrilled that Executive Director, Tom Bensen was able to share a Missoula Arts story with the nation. For the full video and more details, head to ARTS Missoula's Facebook page, Here!

upcoming events

Caminos Flamencos // Flathead Brewing Company and Rocky Mountain Ballet Theatre

Wednesday, August 16th, 8pm
Caminos Flamencos invites you to their performance at 8pm at Flathead Brewing Company. Performance includes Emmy-award winner dancer/director Yaelisa, guitaritst Jason McGuire and gypsy singer Jesus Montoya. Tickets for sale at Rockin' Rudy's or at the door.
Thursday, Friday, Saturday, August 17, 18, 19
Yaelisa, Jason McGuire, and Jesus Montoya invite you to the Rocky Mountain Ballet Theatre for specialized technique classes. For registration and more information head to this:  Website!

12th Annual River City Roots Festival // Downtown Missoula
Friday, August 25th & Saturday, August 26th
Missoula's Signature Celebration is coming up! Head downtown the last weekend of August for live music, family fun, an art show, food, street bars and more! For more details head over to this,  Website!

Summertime High Tea // The Clay Studio of Missoula
Sunday, August 27th, 4pm
(Event at 2405 Dodd Ranch Rd.) Join the Clay Studio of Missoula the last weekend of August for a selection of snacks, deserts, tea, music, and great company. Clay studio residents will be providing guests with a handmade cup and plate to take home! Tea is provided by the Lake Missoula Tea Company. To purchase tickets please call 406-543-0509.

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  
regional events

Enchanted April // Hamilton Playhouse
Hamilton, MT
August 11-13, 18-20, 25-27
Fri & Sat 8pm, Sun 2pm
"Matthew Barber's Enchanted April, based on Elizabeth Von Arnim's beloved novel of the 1920s, is a gentle and romantic comedy of manners." Kick off the end of summer with a show at the Hamilton Playhouse. For tickets and more info, head to this  Website!

A Timeless Legacy // Hockaday Museum of Art
Kalispell, MT
August 15- September 23
Visit the Hockaday Museum of Art in Kalispell this month for the third annual "A Timeless Legacy".  The exhibition features 28 top women artists' whose work captures Glacier National Park's history and beauty. For further information, head over to Hockaday's  Website!

"Art with Grit"// Yellowstone Art Museum
Billings, MT
Show runs until October 15th/ Website!
Don't miss YAM's show, "Earth to Earth: Sediment to Sediment". The exhibit highlights German artist Anselm Kiefer. "Three of his most poignant and notable works are joined by selections from the museum's permanent collection." For more information and listings of other current exhibtions, YAM's website is linked above.

classes, workshops, + tours

Missoula Art Museum

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

The Clay Studio of Missoula

Michael deMeng Workshops
Radius Gallery

Punk Fiction Dream Journal
Saturday, September 30th

Alternate Evolutions in Storyland
Sunday, October 1st

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

Zootown Arts Community Center

in this issue
partners + affiliates
job/ volunteer postings
Missoula Art Museum Volunteers Needed
Museum Aide

Art Teachers at Missoula Art Museum
-Seeking teachers for afterschool classes, weekend programs, and summer art classes
-Teaching experience and art expertise necessary
-Send resume, teaching philosophy, and artwork images to Renee Taaffe 

Volunteer at the Roxy Theater

Call for Stories!
"The Norman Maclean Festival and Missoula's,
Tell Us Something, is wrapping up Sunday's Festival program with a special
" Up The Blackfoot " theme and is looking for people with
stories of the Valley, the River and it's people.Call 406-203-4683 to pitch your story."

Call for Entries, "Montana Monologues"
By the Montana Playwrights Network
Deadline: Sept. 15

Radius Gallery 
Holiday Show, Call for Art:
Show is designed to appeal to gift buyers & collectors.
Exhibition Dates: Nov. 11- Dec. 24
Deadline: September 30th

15th Annual Big Sky Documentary Film Festival
Call for Entries
Regular Deadline: Sept.1st
Late Deadline: Oct. 6th
Follow this link! for more information & to submit your film.

Call for Artists!
Kulture Kava, Coffee, and Kombucha is looking for art to fill walls.
Looking to feature 1 artist at a time. Submit images of 6-8 pieces of work. Work will be on display for 30 days.
For more information & to submit your work, email:  here!

Call for Art at Draught Works Brewery
Draught Works is looking for solo artists or group shows. Please submit 6-8 images of different art pieces and a link to your website if possible.
For more information & to submit your work email:  here!

Missoula Community Theater
Open Auditions for
 Mamma Mia!
Sunday, August 27th:
ongoing exhibitions

Joshua Kuensting: Current Explorations
at The Clay Studio of Missoula
Through August 25

Wilde Soul
at The Artists' Shop
Through August 31st

Summer Juried Exhibit, "Let it Enfold You"
at E3 Convergence Gallery
Through August 26th

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