art + culture news  //  january 8, 2017
this week in missoula

ZACC Gallery Openings
Friday, January 12th, 5:30-8:30pm
The Zootown Arts Community Center welcomes you to two openings: ZACC Family & Friends "Party Your Ascot" and Hallway Gallery Opening - Anxiety Spells. These two shows will be open all of January. You won't want to miss this! Website!

January Supper Club // Soft Landing Missoula

Sunday, January 14th, 6pm
Soft Landing Missoula invites you to January Supper Club. Soft Landing is bringing the fresh yet ancient flavors of Syria as presented by Guest Chef Ghalia Ahmad Fayz AlMasri. The meal is $40 per person and requires a reservation. Please call 406-926-6444 and visit this  Website! for additional details.

This Week at the Roxy Theater
Tuesday, January 9th, 6:30pm
NT Live: Young Marx
Wednesday, January 10th, 7pm
Out of Africa
Thursday, January 11th, 7pm
Ziggy Stardust and Spiders from Mars

For more information and other showtimes visit the Roxy Theater's  Website!
upcoming events

Art Associates of Missoula // January Monthly Meeting
Wednesday, January 17th, 10am
[at Missoula Art Museum]
At this month's Art Associates of Missoula meeting,  Kay Langland will show and discuss her current work: Moon Dance Art Work, Jewelry and Recycling. Meetings are free and open to the public. For more information call 544-0891.

Happy Days: A New Musical // Missoula Community Theatre
Showing: January 18th-28th
A popular TV show about the 1950's created in the 1970's, Happy Days, will "rock n' roll" at MCT this January! Buy tickets for the show January 18th - 28th HERE!

Still Life No. 7 // Bare Bait Dance
January 25th-26th, 8pm
January 27th, 2pm & 8pm
[The Open Space: UM PARTV Building]
Bare Bait invites you to "Still Life No. 7". "Guest Performers Jenny Stulberg & Lauren Simpson share a language of movement where body meets art, life and abstraction head on." For tickets and more details:  Website!

Shape/Shift Opening //Radius Gallery
Opening: Friday, January 26th, 5-7pm
Exhibit: January 26th to February 24th
Shape/Shift will feature work from Beth Lo, Pamela Caughey and Sean O'Connell - three exceptional Montana artists!  Website!

The Power of Art: Art Auction // Missoula Art Museum
Saturday, February 3rd
The Missoula Art Museum welcomes you to the 46th Benefit Art Auction. The evening will take place in the University of Montana, University Center Ballroom on the 3rd floor. Make your reservations by January 20th. For more information and tickets:  Website!

"Jazz for Lovers" // UM Jazz Program
Wednesday, February 14th
[UM Recital Hall]
"Join us for the swinging sounds of nationally recognized vocalist Greta Metassa along with her group including (Missoula's own) bassist Clipper Anderson." For more details please email
regional events

Winter Art Maker Series // Hockaday Museum of Art
Kalispell, MT
Wednesday, January 17th
The Hockaday's Winter Art Maker Series welcomes Linda Tippetts who will be doing a live painting demo. This event is free for members of the Hockaday Museum. Check it out if you're in the Kalispell area!  Website!

Mask-Making Class // Yellowstone Art Museum
Billings, MT
Saturday, January 20th, 10am-4pm
YAM invites you to a fun mask-making class. Glenda Brauneis, local costume designer, will teach the class. "It will include a short lecture/discussion about Mardi Gras, its history, and the historic significance of masks.  In between mask-making activities, students will celebrate Mardi Gras with a king cake, which will be provided."  Website!

classes, workshops, + tours

Missoula Art Museum

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

The Clay Studio of Missoula

Daytime Open Instruction
Monday's January 8th - March 19th

Winter Wood Fire
Tuesday's January 9th - March 20th

Ceramics for Ages 5-8
Thursday's January 18th - February 8th

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

Missoula Children's Theatre
Performing Arts Classes

Classes: January 15th-February 15th
Performances: February 16th & 17th

MCT  Website!
 for more details.

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

Zootown Arts Community Center

Youth: YAAP Thursday: Illustration and Storytelling
Thursday's December 7th - January 18th

For more details and other classes: ZACC's  Website!

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

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

in this issue
partners + affiliates
job/ volunteer postings
Montana Book Festival Festival Director 2018
Application OPEN

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
ZACC "Mini Show"
Call for Art
Deadline: January 14th
Tell Us Something
Call for Stories: "Right Place, Right Time"
Pitch Deadline: February 20th
Live Event: March 20th
Call 406-203-4683
Dunrovin Ranch, Call for Articles for monthly online Magazine
[700-1,200 words, about nature, animals, or Montana. Submissions must include a professional-quality photograph]. 
Submit to:
Next Step Prep Summer Session Applications OPEN!
Missoula Children's Theatre
Early Application Deadline: January 15th
Financial Aid Deadline: March 31st

Auditions for The 39 Steps
Missoula Community Theatre
Auditions: Sunday, January 28th, 12:30-3:30pm at MCT Center for the Performing Arts

ongoing exhibitions

at The Artists' Shop
Through January 2018

Artists of  Opportunity
at  Missoula Art Museum
Through February 24th
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