art + culture news  //  february 26, 2017
FIRST FRIDAY / Mar. 2  / G allery Guide

Photography by Tom Aldrich: The Penwell Collection
The Penwell Building
Index of the Heart
Bernice's Bakery
First Friday Scratchboard Art show by Elizabeth Giardino
Market on Front
First Friday at Engel & Volkers Western Frontier
Engel & Volkers Western Frontier
Adjacent Conversations FrontierSpace Gallery
Radius Gallery: Montana Found
Radius Gallery
AliciaKay's Paintings and Chris Pumphrey's Music
Lake Missoula Tea Co.
First Friday with Sussex School 
La Stella Blu
First Friday: Joseph Baraz and Sentinel 
Missoula Art Museum
Choice and Ambiguity - Mono-Prints by Bob Phinney
4 Ravens Gallery
"Above and Beyond" by Bev Beck Glueckert
The Artists' Shop
First Friday 
Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Montana Properties 
Noise Fields by Jay Bruns/nojay
Clyde Coffee
Katrina Ruhmland: "It is, It was, It will be" 
E3 Convergence Gallery
Opening Reception: Community Exhibition The Clay Studio of Missoula
KBGA's Final Friday Art Show
The Public House

For more information visit Missoula First Friday Events,  Website!

this week & coming up in missoula

ARTS Missoula Awards Lunch
Thursday, March 22nd is the 2018 ARTS Missoula Art and Culture Awards Lunch. 

Sharon Snavely | Cultural Achievement
James Lee Burke | Individual Artist
H. Rafael Chacon | Arts Educator
Montana Public Radio | Business Support of the Arts
Charlene Campbell Carey | Cultural Vision

To reserve a seat or a table click  HERE! 
Questions? P lease call (406)-541-0860.

  Gallery Tour Talk : Decades // Montana Museum of Art & Culture
Thursday, March 1st, 5:15pm
The Montana Museum of Art and Culture invites you to a Gallery Tour Talk with Co-Curator of their current exhibit, "Decades: Ceramics from the Permanent Collection", Julia Galloway. The event will be located in the PARTV Building Meloy Gallery on campus.  Website!

"A Springtime of Irish Music & Song" // UofM Irish Studies Program
UM's Irish Studies Program invites you to the following Missoula performances.
Saturday, March 10:  Ó Riabhaigh, Uilleann pipes, UM Recital Hall.
Saturday, March 24: Ó Maonlaí, traditional and contemporary music, UM Recital Hall.
For a complete list of performances & more details:  Website!

The 39 Steps // Missoula Community Theatre
March 8th - 18th
The Missoula Community Theatre invites you to another marvelous show this March. This show is a funny non-musical mystery based on the 1935 Alfred Hitchcock Film. Click through to MCT's website for details and to purchase tickets.  Website!

Light and Sound Study; Series 1 // Zootown Arts Community Center
Opening: March 9th, 5:30pm
The ZACC welcomes Karlene Kantner's works as their exhibition for March. Kantner's work includes hand-building unique sculpture work. The exhibiton will be up through March.  Website!

Bharata Natyam, classical Indian dance performance // UofM School of Theatre and Dance
Sunday, March 11th, 2pm
[In the PARTV Building Theater]
UofM Department of South and South-East Asian Studies and School of Theatre and Dance present an exciting  classical Indian dance performed by Kavita Thirumalai. For more info please contact ruth.vanita[at] 
in this issue
partners + affiliates
SPARK Director
Job Openings: ARTS Missoula
Details: HERE!
Missoula Art Museum 
Call for Art Teachers
Montana SUMMER Made Fair Call for Art & Submissions!
Deadline: April 1st
Plein Air Paint Out 2018
Paint at Glacier in June!
Application Due: March 12th
Summer StARTS
at Missoula Community Theatre
March 2nd
Missoula Kids Summer Camp Oppurtunities
Montana Arts Integration Conference Registration Open
June 27-29
Check out [Montana Arts Council] eNews for their art calls and other resources!

regional events

Carbon County Arts Guild & Depot Gallery // Call for Art
Red Lodge, MT
Submissions Due: February 28th
Carbon County Arts Guild & Depot Gallery has a call for artists out for the Rocky Mountain Regional Juried Exhibition that will exhibit in April. Submit work by February 28th!  Application!

Chicago! // Hamilton Players
Hamilton, MT
March 2-4
Join the Hamilton Players for a musical that illustrates the American Dream. Book by Fred Ebb & Bob Fosse, Music by John Kander, Lyrics by Fred Ebb. For tickets and more details click here:  Website!

Big River // The Shane Lalani Center for the Arts

Livingston, MT
March 2nd - 25th
The Shane Lalani Center in Livingston is showing performances of "Big River" on Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays from March 2nd to 25th. Big River is based on a Mark Twain Classic.  Website!

Opening Reception - New Artists 2018 // Hockaday Museum of Art

Kalispell, MT
Thursday, March 1st, 5pm
The Hockaday in Kalispell invites you to an opening reception for their exhibition featuring talented high school artists!  Website!

5 0th Annual Art Auction // Yellowstone Art Museum
Billings, MT
Saturday, March 3rd, 5pm
The Yellowstone Art Museum in Billings, Montana is thrilled to present this 50th Anniversary milestone and the YAM's most significant fundraising event. The evening consists of a silent auction, a live auction, a "Quick Draw", cocktails, and catering!  Website!

classes, workshops, + tours

Zootown Arts Community Center

Missoula Art Museum

Playing With The Band - Winter/Spring Session
February 5th-May 31st
Want to play in a band?
Learn from professional musicians/instructors.

For registration and questions:
(406) 396-3352

UofM Dance Program, Creative Movement Classes for Children
February 1st - April 26th
PARTV Building, UM

For more details & to register:  Website!

Missoula Writing Collaborative 
Writing Workshops
Saturday, March 3rd

The Clay Studio of Missoula

Family Workshops
Saturday, March 3rd

Ceramics for Ages 5-12
Thursday's February 15th - March 8th

Sculpting Live Animal Models 
(Ages 5-10)
March 26th - 30th
9:30-11am Daily

For more information on ALL classes at The Clay Studio of Missoula click,  here!

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

Flamenco Montana Classes
Rocky Mountain Ballet Theatre
Flamenco I: Tuesdays 1-2:30pm
Flamenco II: Wednesdays 7:30-9pm

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

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

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