art + culture news  // july 9, 2018
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this week in missoula

The Black Stallion // Montana Museum of Art & Culture [Video at the Roxy]
Monday, July 9th, 7pm
Montana Museum of Art & Culture is partnering with the Roxy Theater for a showing of, "The Black Stallion". This film is in conjunction with MMAC's current show, HorseWebsite!

"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." 

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".  More Details!

Montana Conversations, 
"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!

Bowl-A-Rama and The Water Shapes Us // Zootown Arts Community Center
Friday, July 13th, 5:30pm
The ZACC has two new exhibitions opening for the month of July. "Bowl-A-Rama" surrounds the theme of bowling and "The Water Shapes Us" features the art work of Heather Stockton.  Website!

This Week at Fact & Fiction
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!

This Week at Shakespeare & Co
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

For more details and other events:  Website!

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

"Wild: Blue", Exhibition Opening // Radius Gallery
Friday, July 20th, 5pm
Radius welcomes you to their July/August exhibition titled, Wild: Blue. This show includes artists Tabby Ivy, Amy Brakeman Livezey and 16 exceptional ceramic artists. All art is in response to the theme "blue".  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!

"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!

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 Arts in the Park// Hockaday Museum of Art
Friday, July 13th, 11am -7pm
Saturday, July 14th, 10am - 6pm
Sunday, July 15th, 10am - 4pm
[Kalispell, MT]
The Hockaday Museum of Art in Kalispell, MT invites you to join them the weekend of July 13th - 15th for the 2018 Hockaday Annual Fundraiser and Arts Festival.  Website!

classes, workshops, + tours

Tickets are now available for the MCT Summer Camp performances [Sleeping Beauty, Treasure Island & Aladdin]: 

Playing With The Band 
Next session runs June - August 2018!

For registration and questions:
(406) 396-3352

Missoula Art Museum

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

Bi-Monthly Mosaic Monday's with Patty Franklin at Backroad Cider
Hamilton, MT
July 9th, July 23rd

Modern Dance Class with Bare Bait Dance
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

Call for Art
Western Montana Fair
Submissions Due: 
July 20th!
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 June 22nd!
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

I would like to be the air
Radius Gallery
Through July 14th

Phoebe Knapp: Rough Cuts
at Missoula Art Museum
Through October 10th

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

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