art + culture news  //  july 31, 2017
FIRST FRIDAY / Aug. 4 / G allery Guide

First Friday with Chris Pappan
Missoula Art Museum
"Part of" a solo show by Youpa Stein
4 Ravens Gallery
Garden City Harvest First Friday Providence Center
First Friday for Guatemala
Public House
Aden Arnold Retrospective
Gallery 709 inside Montana Art & Framing
First Friday with jewelry artist Rebecca Kelley
Bathing Beauties Beads
First Friday with Koral Halperin
La Stella Blu
Jo Nasvik - Art Show
Clyde Coffee
Wilde Soul
The Artists' Shop
Reception: Joshua Kuensting - Current Explorations
The Clay Studio of Missoula

For more information visit Missoula First Friday Events,  Website!

this week in missoula

This week 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!  

Out to Lunch and Downtown Tonight // Missoula Downtown Association

Out to Lunch: Wednesdays 11am-2pm, Caras Park
Downtown Tonight: Thursdays 5:30-8:30pm, Caras Park
Don't Forget! The Missoula Downtown Association invites you every Wednesday afternoon, and Thursday evening for fun musical performances, food vendors, and more. For more information head over to MDA'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!

This Week at The Roxy Theater
Monday, July 31, 7pm
Rancher, Farmer, Fisherman presented by IWFF and the Roxy.
[2pm Reading at Fact & Fiction by Miriam Horn]
Tuesday, August 1st, 6:30pm
NT Live: Angels in America Part Two
Thursday, August 3rd, 11am & 8pm
My Neighbor Totoro

For more information on showtimes and tickets, head over to The Roxy Theater's,  Website!

This week 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

An Evening with Stephen King & Owen King // Shakespeare & Co.
Tickets go on sale Friday, August 4th at 8am!
Monday, October 2nd, 7:30pm
Join Shakespeare & Co. for this once in a lifetime experience. Stephen King & Owen King will discuss their new novel,Sleeping Beauties: A Novel, followed by a Q&A with the audience. The event will be located in the Dennison Theater on the University of Montana campus. See Shakespeare & Co.'s Website! for more details.

Other News// STAY IN THE LOOP!
The City of Missoula Public Art Committee wants to keep you informed!  Follow this link: HERE!   to receive regular updates about Missoula Public Art Events and happenings.
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partners + affiliates
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

upcoming events

The World of Broadway // MCT Center for the Performing Arts
Thursday, Aug. 10, 8pm
Friday, Aug. 11, 5pm, 8pm
Saturday, Aug. 12, 1pm, 4pm, 8pm
Join Missoula Children's Theatre for their performance of The World of Broadway. The show will take the audience across the globe. This production is the end product of a two week intensive taught by MCT's creative staff. You wont want to miss it! For tickets and more information, MCT's website is linked here:  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!

Germanfest // Caras Park
Sunday, September 3rd, 2-6pm 
Join ARTS Missoula for this year's Germanfest! Germanfest is a celebration of German culture and Missoula's Sister City relationship with Neckargemünd, Germany. It is the premiere Montana German festival in the state. The afternoon will include special musican guest: S-Bahn, traditional food, music and beer. We are also bringing back German Steins! If you are intersted in volunteering, visit  
regional events

Artwalk Featuring the New Exhibitions and final chance to see Archaea // Yellowstone Art Museum
Billings, MT
Friday, August 4th, 4pm / Website! Website!
The YAM invites you to their Artwalk.  Admission is free during Artwalk from 4-9pm. The evening is combined with Jam at the YAM featuring live music by Shane de Leon. Take the chance to view all current and closing exhibits. For more information, YAM's website is linked above.

Enchanted April // Hamilton Playhouse
Hamilton, MT
August 11-13, 18-20, 25-27
Fri & Sat 8pm, Sun 2pm
"Matthew Barber's Enchanted April, based on Elizabeth Von Arnim's beloved novel of the 1920s, is a gentle and romantic comedy of manners." Kick off the end of summer with a show at the Hamilton Playhouse. For tickets and more info, head to this  Website!

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!
Sweet Pea Art Show // Emerson Center for the Arts & Culture
Bozeman, MT
July 14th- September 1st /  Website!
Sweet Pea Festival is celebrating its 40th Anniversary!  This year, a  juried art show will be  held in the Jessie Wilber and Lobby Galleries. The exhibit will recognize  great artists from our region that have supported Sweet Pea and the  Emerson for decades.

classes, workshops, + tours

Missoula Art Museum

Drop-In Classes 
  with Downtown Dance Collective  
Ages 13+
For all experience levels
The Clay Studio of Missoula

Making Animals with Clay (Live Models!) [Ages 5-8]
Aug. 14-18

Beginning Throwing: 5
Week Intensive
(beginners and students that need a refresher)
Tuesday's through August 22nd

For a complete list of summer programs and classes head over to The Clay Studio's  Website!

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

Michael deMeng Workshops

Punk Fiction Dream Journal
Saturday, September 30th 

Alternate Evolutions in Storyland
Sunday, October 1st

Check out the Radius Gallery's Website! for more information.

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