art + culture news  // july 23, 2018
this week in missoula

This week at Fact & Fiction
Tuesday, July 24th, 6pm, at Montgomery Distillery
Gwen Florio, Silent Hearts
Wednesday, July 25th, 7pm
Leslie Budewitz, As the Christmas Cookie Crumbles

For more events and details:  Website!
Montana Songwriter Showcase // The Roxy Theater
Thursday, July 26th, 7:30pm
Four of Missoula, Montana's "pioneer" songwriters,  John Floridis, Susan Gibson, Tom Catmull and Jenn Adams are performing at the Roxy Theater this Thursday! This will be the 6th year that these four talented artists have concerted together. Website!

"Sundogs" // Wave & Circuit
Thursday, July 26th, 7pm
Wave & Circuit presents "Sundogs", an intentional listening concert at their Higgins location on the Hip Strip. Doors open at 6:30, music begins at 7pm. For more details on this event and Wave & Circuit:  Website!

Next Step Prep Showcase // Missoula Children's Theatre
Thursday, July 26th, 7:30pm
MCT invites to you a FREE showcase by Next Step Prep, The Academy for Musical Theatre. This years Next Step Prep group has been preparing for 6 weeks and are ready to show Missoula what they've got!  Website!

NCAR Arts Vibrancy Index IV: Hotbeds of America's Art & Culture 2018
In this year's Arts Vibrancy Index, Missoula, Montana was ranked the 10th most Arts Vibrant medium sized community in the US. How incredible! The National Center for Arts Research accumulates data from nonprofit arts and culture organizations as well as their communities in order to accurately draw their research. For more information here is the full document:  2018 Arts Vibrancy Report!

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

Julia Galloway Artist Talk // Radius Gallery
Thursday, August 2nd, 5pm
Local ceramicist, Julia Galloway has work featured in Radius Gallery's current exhibition, Wild: Blue. Galloway will be discussing "The History of Blue" during her talk. Please rsvp to Lisa Simon at  Website!

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!

regional events
Beau Theige's Custom Guitars// Emerson Center for the Arts & Culture
Show Runs: July 13th - August 3rd
[Bozeman, MT]
The Emerson in Bozeman, MT invites you to stop by on one of your summer road trips! Check out this innovative show by Beau Theige made up of guitars!  Click through for more details  Website!

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

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

Calls for Art
Clay Studio of Missoula
Woodfired in Missoula
DUE: July 27th
small & mighty
DUE: November 9th
More Information on both Art Calls!
Apply to be an artist or non-profit in the Bozeman MADE Fair!
Applications Due: Sept. 1
Montana Bar's Intellectual Property Law Section - Free Webinar on Estate Planning for Artists
July 25th, 12-1pm
Call: 855-346-3893 to join in
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! 

ongoing exhibitions
Bowl- A- RAMA 
The Water Shapes Us
at the ZACC
Through July 

Under the Big Sky
at 4 Ravens Gallery
Through July 28th

Shapes: New Work by Andrew Avakian
at the Clay Studio of Missoula
Through July 27th

at The Artists' Shop
Through July 31st

Wild: Blue
Radius Gallery
Through August 18th

Sukha Worob: Zamenhof's Table
at Missoula Art Museum
Through September 15th

Denizens: Wildlife on the Western Frontier
at Montana Museum of Art & Culture
Through October 6th 

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