art + culture news  //  January 28, 2019
FIRST FRIDAY / February 1/ G allery Guide

4pm February First Friday Demo - Studio 180 Quilting Tools The Confident Stitch More Information
4pm February First Friday at Radius Radius Gallery More Information
4:30pm First Friday Open Mic Night Rattlesnake Creek Distillers More Information
5pm First Friday Alternative Wellness Alternative Wellness More Information
5pm First Friday Art Show: Blood Wolf Moon Robin Dobbe, LMT More Information
5pm Emotive Motion Bernice's Bakery More Information
5pm First Friday Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Montana Properties More Information
Artists' Shop - "Bringing the Outdoors In" - Kristen Berube The Artists' Shop More Information
5pm Exploration of Experience 4 Ravens Gallery More Information
5pm Parents' Night Out - Parks and Recreation Currents More Information
5pm First Friday at FrontierSpace FrontierSpace Gallery More Information
5pm Lee Silliman- Native American Rock Art Gallery 709 Inside Montana Art & Framing More Information
5pm Art Show and Live Music Trichome Valley More Information
5pm First Friday with Designs by Corkey Bathing Beauties Beads More Information
5pm First Friday featured maker: Golden Hour Glass Co. Noteworthy Paper & Press More Information
5:30pm Reception: Small & Mighty The Clay Studio of Missoula More Information
6pm First Friday: Anima by Abbey Moore Downtown Dance Collective More Information

For more details visit Missoula First Friday Events,  Website!

this week & coming up in missoula

University of Montana Dance Program // Dance Days
February 1st-2nd
[UofM PARTV Building]
Sign up for two days of dance on the University of Montana Campus! Participants will be taking dance master classes, attending a reception and attending the American College Dance Association Benefit Concert.  More Info & Registration!

Van Buren Soil Wall Mural Call for Art // City of Missoula Public Art Committee 

Applications Due: March 31st, 5pm
The City of Missoula Public Art Committee has an open call for Art. The Committee is looking for mural artwork to beautify the Van Buren Soil Wall. Submissions are open to Missoula County residents & are due March 31st, at 5pm.  Art Call Linked HERE!

The New ZACC! // Zootown Arts Community Center
Have you heard the news? The ZACC is moving to a new location in 2019: the Studebaker Building downtown. Their plans for a community art hub are INCREDIBLE. " The ZACC envisions a community in which art plays a central role in enriching lives, community engagement and education."-ZACC
The Arts Missoula office will be moving into this space as well. We are so thrilled to be a part of this partnership! Please visit the New ZACC Website:  HERE! for additional details and to help support.

Missoula Art Museum's 47th Annual Benefit Art Auction
Saturday, February 2nd, 5-10pm
[University Center Ballroom, UofM Campus]
It's that time of year again! MAM invites you to celebrate during the 47th annual art auction. The evening includes a silent auction and benefit art auction that support MAM. Purchase your tickets before they sell out!  Details & Tickets!

somewhere i have never travelled // Radius Gallery
Open through March 2nd
Welcome a new year with Radius Gallery's first show of 2019. "somewhere i have never travelled" features work by Theo Ellsworth, Kaetlyn Able, Ben Jordan, Lillian R. Nelson & Tim Kowalczyk. More details available on Radius:  Website!

Stephanie Land // Shakespeare & Co.
Tuesday, February 5th, 7pm
Author, Stephanie Land, will be reading from her new memoir, "Maid: Hard Work, Low Pay, and a Mother's Will to Survive". Stephanie lives in Missoula and her work has been published in the New York Times, The Washington Post and more.  Website!

ZACC's 7th Annual "Mini" Benefit Show & Auction // Zootown Arts Community Center
Opening: Friday, February 8th, 5:30-8:30pm
Get ready for second Friday at the ZACC! Artists include Amber Flaherty, M. Scott Miller and Randy Zielinski.  Website & Details!

Ravel & Romance // String Orchestra of the Rockies
Sunday, February 17th, 7:30pm
[at the UofM Recital Hall]
String Orchestra of the Rockies welcomes you to their February show, "Ravel & Romance".  Enjoy the romantic French Impressionism of the Ravel quartet arranged for the orchestra.  More Info!

Big Sky Documentary Film Festival
February 15th - 24th
"Receiving nearly 2,000 entries from 78 countries, BSDFF 2019 will present over 150 films at The Wilma, the Hellgate Elks Lodge and the MCT Center for the Performing Arts for ten days in February" - BSDFF. Big Sky Documentary Film Fest will be here before we know it! Purchase a weekend pass, all screening pass or browse other viewing options before they sell out. Click here for details:  Website!

partners + affiliates
Missoula Art Museum was recently selected to take part in the American Association of Museum Directors (AAMD) first-ever diversity internship program. The new program enables MAM to offer a paid, 12-week internship to a Native student in summer 2019. In addition to working with MAM's Contemporary American Indian Art Collection, the intern will attend the AAMD's annual conference in New Orleans and a professional development gathering in New York City.  The application process opens January 1, 2019 and submissions will be accepted until March 1, 2019, with notifications by April 1, 2019.
Apply for International Wildlife Film  Festival Filmmaker Labs
Applications Due February 1st
Arts & Culture Awards Lunch
Nominations Due February 12th
  KBGA Missoula Artist radio show. Talk about an art event, life as an artist, etc.
City of Missoula Public Art Committee Artist Registry! SIGN UP to be the first to receive art calls!
Check out [Montana Arts Council] eNews for their art calls and other resources!

classes, workshops, + tours

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