art + culture news  //  july 24, 2017
this week in missoula

Frostad & Galloway Gallery Talk // The Radius Gallery
Tuesday, July 25th, 6pm
J oin the Radius on Tuesday, July 25 for a conversation with Julia Galloway and Stephanie J. Frostad. Their current exhibition, "Sonnets" is currently featured. The talk will begin at 6pm. For more information, here is the Radius Gallery's Website!

This week at Shakespeare & Co.
Tuesday, July 25th, 7pm
Samuel Dolan, Montana-based film-maker, author, and historian will read from his new book,  Cowboys and Gangsters: Stories of an Untamed Southwest .
Wednesday, July 26th, 7pm
Join Shakespeare & Co. in welcoming German-born, Montana artist, Gabriele Golissa. She will be reading from her new book,  Skies/Himmel.

For more details and information, here is Shakespeare & Co.'s,  Website!

MAM Celebrates Hmong American Culture with Dancing, Music, and Art // Missoula Art Museum and Art Park
Wednesday, July 26th, 4-7pm
Missoula Art Museum is hosting a family-friendly celebration of Hmong American culture on July 26. This is in conjuniction with the MAM exhibit, "From Flower Cloth to Story Cloth: Hmong Textiles in the MAM Collection". There will be traditional music, craft, and food. Event is open to the public. For more information, here is MAM's  Website!

This week at Missoula Children's Theatre 
Next Step Prep's Final Showcase
Thursday, July 27th, 7:30pm
Join MCT for Next Step Prep's FINAL Showcase at the MCT Center for the Performing Arts. It is free and open to the public. After 6 weeks of intensive training, these students are excited to show off their hard work and passion! Hop over to this Website! for more information.
Robin Hood
Friday, July 28th, 4pm & 6pm
Enjoy the air conditioning in the MCT Center for the Performing Arts for MCT's performance of Robin Hood. For tickets and more information, head over to MCT's  Website!

This week at The Roxy Theater
Tuesday, July 25th, 6:30pm
NT Live: Angels in America Part One
Wednesday, July 26th, 8pm
Brokeback Mountain
Thursday, July 27th, 11am
The Secret Life of Pets

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

Ninth Annual Fairy Tale and Super Hero Festival // Dragon Hollow Play Area
Saturday, July 29th, 10am-12pm
Head over to the grassy field west of the Dragon Hollow Play Area on Saturday, July 29th. The festival offers children to dress up as their favorite fairy tale character or super hero. There will be crafts, fun activities and real-life superheros including law enforcement and fire fighters. Join the fun! For more info, contact this  Email!

upcoming events

Coming up at Fact & Fiction Downtown
Tuesday, August 1st, 7pm
Fact and Fiction invites you to a publication party for David Abrams. Abrams will be reading and signing,  Brave Deeds . For more information, head to Fact & Fiction's  Website!  

Last Best Conference // Wilma Theater
Thursday and Friday, August 3rd & 4th
Last Best Conference, "LBCon", is hosted by MonTEC, The University of Montana, and Missoula Federal Credit Union. The conference will feature renowned speakers, workshops by local business leaders, and live music and film packages.  Tickets are now on sale at this:  Website!

Coming up at Shakespeare & Co.
Thursday, August 3rd, 7pm
Crazy Horse family members, Floyd Clown, Doug War Eagle and author William Matson will discuss and sign their book  Crazy Horse: The Lakota Warrior's Life and Legacy .

For more details and information, here is Shakespeare & Co.'s,  Website!

Jo Nasvik's Art Show // Clyde Coffee
Friday, August 4th, 5pm 
Artist, Jo Nasvik, will be showing work at Clyde Coffee this First Friday. "The show will feature a large "Garbage Quilt" created using found objects from the Northside of Missoula, as well as other assemblage works." For more information head over to Missoula Events:  Website!

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!

regional events

Closing Reception- Seeing it again: Nature Reconsidered // Holter Museum of Art
Helena, MT
Thursday, July 27th, 5pm / Website!
University of Montana's own Brad Allen, Trey Hill & Kevin Bell will be present for the closing reception of their show, "Seeing it again". Join the Holter Museum of Art in celebrating them on Thursday, July 27th.

20th Annual Garden and Home Tour // Emerson Center for the Arts & Culture

Bozeman, MT
Friday, July 28th, 4-8pm
Saturday, July 29th, 9am-4pm/ Website!
Emerson Center for the Arts & Culture invites you to join them for the 20th year of this popular tour. Complete with landscapes, horticulture, and gardens across the Gallatin Valley. Tickets are available for purchase now. Head to their website linked above for more info.

 National Coloring Book Day// Yellowstone Art Museum
Billings, MT
Wednesday, August 2nd, 10am-8pm/ Website!
In honor of national coloring book day, the YAM is holding a coloring marathon! They will also be revealing their new coloring book that includes regional artists' art works. How fun! for more information, YAM's website is linked above.

Spokes & Chrome Art Show // Montana Bliss Artworks
Hamilton, MT
Show closes August 7th
Check out Spokes & Chrome one last time! The exhibition features 5 mediums by 5 artists of automotive art. The image to the left is a piece by Wes Koehler. If you are interested in more information, follow this link to Montana Bliss Artworks,  Website!

classes, workshops, + tours

Missoula Art Museum

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

E3 Convergence Gallery
Mosaic Demo by Patty Franklin
Saturday, July 29th

The Clay Studio of Missoula

Acrylic Extravaganza! with Nancy Seiler
July 29 & 30

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

Zootown Arts Community Center
Michael deMeng Workshops
Radius Gallery

Punk Fiction Dream Journal
Saturday, September 30th

Alternate Evolutions in Storyland
Sunday, October 1st

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."

Tickets for the Norman Maclean festival , presented by Alpine Artisans Inc. and the Montana Film Office, are now on sale!
Festival: September 8th-9th

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!

ongoing exhibitions

Flora, Fauna, & Folderol
at The Artists' Shop
Through July 31

Sonnets: Stephanie J. Frostad & Julia Galloway
at The Radius Gallery
Through August 12th

Chris Pappan: Ghost Images
at Missoula Art Museum
Through August 26th

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

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