art + culture news  //  july 2, 2017
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FIRST FRIDAY / July 6 / G allery Guide

July First Friday at Radius Gallery Radius Gallery
Radius Side Car Show Radius Gallery Side Car
First Friday Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Montana Properties
First Friday: Experiencing Landscapes Bernice's Bakery
Art at Interim Healthcare Interim Healthcare
4 Ravens Gallery Under the Big Sky by Traci Isaly 4 Ravens Gallery
"Please go to my art show", by "Lily!"
Clyde Coffee
First Friday with Jess Tattory La Stella Blu
Solo Art Show by Laura B. Palmer Engel and Volkers Western Frontier
July First Friday: Carlsmith's Scenes of the West Lake Missoula Tea Co.
Summer Evening with Salt Mine Artists Gallery 709 Inside Montana Art and Framing
Artists' Shop - "Animals" by John McGee The Artists' Shop
First Friday PureWest PureWest Christie's International Real Estate
Reception: Shapes: New Work by Andrew Avakian
The Clay Studio of Missoula
First Friday talk with Courtney Blazon
Radius Gallery
Antonioni(Sea)/Tiny Plastic Stars/Wrinkles
Ten Spoon Winery Vineyard

For more information visit Missoula First Friday Events,  Website!

this week & coming up in missoula

International Meet & Greet // 2018 Humphrey Fellows and Mayor John Engen
[June 22nd, 2018]
Global and Cultural Affairs at Arts Missoula,  in collaboration with the University of Montana's English Language Institute (ELI), invited the 2018 Hubert H. Humphrey Fellows on June 22 to meet Mayor John Engen. In an hour-long meeting, this year's 17 fellows from 15 different countries shared their culture and professional background with the highest civil servant in the Garden City. In a lively discussion the international scholars learned about city government, public transportation and other topics. For more information on the Humphrey program & a quote from Mayor Engen, Click Here!

Artist Talk with Courtney Blazon // Radius Gallery
Friday, July 6th, 5:30pm
Radius invites you to a First Friday evening with popular local artist, Courtney Blazon! Blazon's work is currently featured in "I want to be the air", Radius Gallery's current exhibition.  Website!

Coming up at Shakespeare & Co
Thursday, July 5th, 7pm
Jack Clinton, Clovis
Thursday, July 12th, 7pm
Michael Downs, The Strange and the True Tale of Horace Wells, Surgeon Dentist
Saturday, July 14th, 1pm
Casey Charles, The Monkey Cages
Thursday, July 19th, 7pm
Tami Haaland, What Does Not Return

For more details and other events:  Website!

Discussion with Rick Bass and David James Duncan: The Heart of the Monster // Missoula Art Museum
Wednesday, July 11th, 7pm
MAM welcomes you to join in on a discussion with Rick Bass and David James Duncan regarding their book,
The Heart of the Monster. This book details the "the influence of oil corporations in the Pacific Northwest and Northern Rockies". 

"First You Dream" // MCT Center for the Performing Arts
Wednesday, July 11th, 7:30pm
MCT invites you to "First You Dream", a fundraiser performance for Next Step Prep. " For musical theatre lovers, the song "First You Dream" by Kander & Ebb epitomizes the inspiration Broadway can provide. How very fitting that Broadway veteran Michael Lowney will perform First You Dream: Michael Lowney with Special Guests Andy Taylor and Chryssie Whitehead in his hometown of Missoula, where he first dreamed of Broadway." Website!

Montana Conversation, " The 1988 Yellowstone Fires: Humanities Implications" with John Clayton // The Northern Rockies Heritage Center
Thursday, July 12th, 7pm
Head to Heritage Hall at the Northern Rockies Heritage Center at Fort Missoula for July's Montana Conversation with John Clayton.  Website!

Coming up at Fact & Fiction
Tuesday, July 3rd, 7pm
Roger Thompson, No Word for Wilderness
Tuesday, July 10th, 7pm
Rick Bass, The Traveling Feast
Thursday, July 12th, 7pm
Isabel Sobral Campos, Your person doesn't belong to you
For more event times and details:  Website!

ZACC's 10th Birthday and 7th Annual Northside-Westside Block Party
Saturday, July 21st, 3pm- 9pm
Join Zootown Arts Community Center in celebrating their 10th Birthday at the Northside-Westside Block Party. The afternoon will include art, music, beer, food and cake!  Website!

in this issue
partners + affiliates
Auditions for 1 2 Angry Men
Hamilton Players
July 2nd, 7pm
Call for Art
Submissions Due: 
July 20th!
Western Montana Fair 
Missoula Symphony Orchestra Season Tickets on Sale June 22nd!
Montana Bar's Intellectual Property Law Section - Free Webinar on Estate Planning for Artists
July 25th, 12-1pm
Call: 201-479-4595 to join in
Check out [Montana Arts Council] eNews for their art calls and other resources!
Missoula Community Theatre has released their 2018-2019 season of shows! Purchase your season tickets.
regional events

"Symphony Night at the Farm" // Rebecca Farm
Saturday, July 7th, 5:30pm
[Kalispell, MT]
Join the Glacier Symphony for a beautiful summer evening at Rebecca Farm in Kalispell. Bring friends, food and drink and listen to light classical and pops music.  Website!

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!

National Parks Paintings: FITZ Maurice // Hockaday Museum of Art
Show Runs: June 8th - August 4th
[Kalispell, MT]
The Hockaday Museum of Art in Kalispell, MT welcomes you to take a walk through their latest exhibition by international and classically trained artist, FITZ Maurice. This summer will feature art presentations and artist led tours featuring this show.  Website!

classes, workshops, + tours

Zootown Arts Community Center

Missoula Art Museum

Playing With The Band - Winter/Spring Session
Next Session Begins in June!

For registration and questions:
(406) 396-3352

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!

Missoula Writing Collaborative

Words with Wings Camp
 (Ages 8-14)
July 9-13th, July 16-20th

Rattlesnake Writing Studio Workshop 
(Ages 15-17)
July 16-20th

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