art + culture news  //  june 19, 2017
this week in missoula

ARTS Missoula Announcement:

Applications for First Night Missoula 2018 are open! Applications are available for categories including Music, Theatre & Dance, Workshops & Hands-On, and Special Events. To apply click,  Here!
Deadline to apply is Friday, June 30th!

MAM Lecture Series: Lucy Lippard, "Undermining' // The Public House
Tuesday, June 20th, 7pm
Join the Missoula Art Museum in welcoming internationally known writer, art critic, activist, and curator, Lucy Lippard. She will be discussing her new work, "Undermining". This lecture will be located at the Public House, on 130 E Broadway.
For more details or information, check out MAM'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!

This week at Shakespeare & Co.
Wednesday, June 21st, 7pm
Montana crime novelists, Sean McDaniel and Alec Cizak read from their new novels, Criminal Zoo and Down on the Street.
Friday, June 23rd, 7pm

Missoula-based author, Lynsey G. is reading from her new memoir, Watching Porn: And Other Confessions of an Adult Entertainment Journalist.
Saturday, June 24th, 1pm
Missoula teacher and writer, Caroline Patterson, will read from her new collection of  stories, Ballet at the Moose Lodge.

For more details and information head over to Shakespeare & Co.'s, Website!

Curator Tour of Buswell and Todd Exhibitions // Montana Museum of Art & Culture

Thursday, June 22nd, 5pm / Website!
Head over to the MMAC this Thursday for an in-depth look at the artworks and artists featured in Richard Buswell: What They Left Behind and James Todd: Looney Toones. This tour will be led by Curator and Exhibitions Coordinator, Jeremy Canwell, PhD.

This week at The Roxy Theater
Monday, June 19th, 8pm
Check It
Tuesday, June 20th, 6pm
NT: Live, Peter Pan
Wednesday, June 21st, 8pm
Thursday, June 22nd, 7pm
Walking Bear Comes Home
Thursday, June 22nd, 8pm
The Good, The Bad and The Ugly

For more details and showtimes, here is the Roxy's  Website!
upcoming events

Coming up at Fact & Fiction Downtown
Monday, June 26th, 7pm
Jamie Harrison will read and sign, The Widow Nash.
Saturday, July 1st, 3pm
Gary Ferguson will do a reading and signing of, Land on Fire.

For more details check out Fact and Fiction's, Website!

Michael Lowney: Believer Live in Concert with Special Guest Kurt Crowley // MCT Center for the Performing Arts
Wednesday, June 28th, 7:30pm
Believer is a fundraiser for for MCT's Next Step Prep Scholarship fund. A summer musical theatre training program for high school students, that helps aspiring young performers from around the country take the next steps in their journey. Support these talented Montana native performers, Lowney and Crowley on Wednesday, June 28th. For tickets head over to MCT's, Website!

Coming up at Shakepeare & Co.
Tuesday, June 27th, 7pm
University of Montana grad, Ted McDermott will join Shakespeare & Co. for a r eading from,  The Minor Outsider.  This novel is set here in Missoula.
Wednesday, June 28th, 7pm
Maile Meloy, award-winning author from Helena will be reading from her new novel titled,  Do Not Become Alarmed .

Head over to Shakespeare & Co.'s,  Website!

"Flora, Fauna, & Folderol" // The Artists' Shop
Opening: Friday, July 7th, 5pm
Show Runs: July 1st - 31st / Website!
The Artists '  Shop invites you to their opening next month of, contemporary mosaics by Patty Franklin of Hamilton . She strives to offer mosaics that are "uplifting, and intriguing  and share what lives in her imagination ". 

Stephanie Frostad & Julia Galloway // The Radius Gallery
Opening: Friday, July 7th, 4pm
Show Runs: July 7th - August 12th / Website!
A new exhibit it going up in July at The Radius Gallery! It is titled, "Sonnets" and features two phenomenal artists, Frostad and Galloway. Be sure to stop by the opening, July 7th!

6th Annual Northside/Westside Block Party // Zootown Arts Community Center

Saturday, July 15th, 3-9pm
The Northside/Westside Block Party is an annual event in honor of the Northside and Westside neighborhoods of Missoula. North First Street between The ZACC and The Northside Kettlehouse wil be closed down July 15th from 3-9pm. There will be food, beverages, musical guests, and activities for all ages! For more information on this fun night, head over to the ZACC's Website!

All tickets available! // MCT,  Inc. Center for the Performing Arts
Tickets are now available to the general public for all shows in the upcoming Missoula Community Theatre season. A few of the shows include, Mamma Mia, A Christmas Carol: The Musical, Happy Days: A New Musical, The 39 Steps, and more.  Head over to their  Website!  for tickets and more details.
regional events

Glacier Reflections: A Restrospective // The Hockaday Museum of Art
Kalispell, MT
Opening : Thursday, June 29th, 5pm
Show Runs: June 29th - Sept. 9th
A new exhibit is opening in Kalispell at the Hockaday Museum of Art. Be sure to check out Glacier Relections featuring 3 artists, each of whom have a history of painting the people and places of Glacier National Park. For more information, here is their Website!

She Loves Me
, Summer Musical // Hamilton Playhouse

Hamilton, MT
Tickets for sale now! / Website!
Play runs June 23-25, 30 and July 1-2
Fridays & Saturdays 8pm, Sundays 2pm
The Hamilton Playhouse presents,  She Loves Me,  
the must see summer musical.   Tickets are on sale at the website linked above.

Gallery talk with Jaune Quick-to-See Smith // Yellowstone Art Museum

Billings, Montana
Friday, June 23rd, 6:30pm/ Website!
Yellowstone Art Museum presents, Jaune Quick-to-See Smith, who will be speaking about her art. Jaune Quick-to-See is one of the U.S.'s finest Indigenous talents. The YAM is proud to host four decades worth of her work until July 16th.

classes, workshops, + tours

Missoula Art Museum

For more information on all of MAM's classes go to their,  Website!

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

The Missoula Writing Collaborative
Summer Camp Registration is OPEN!
Camps run July 10-14 and 17-21
Camps include: 
Words with Wings
The Rattlesnake Writing Studio
The Clay Studio of Missoula

Nature Journaling: Event Mapping
with Nancy Seiler

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
Email  Grace Stopher

Art Teachers at Missoula Art Museum
-Seeking teachers for afterschool classes, weekend program, 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
ARTS Missoula First Night 2018 Applications for Artists
Deadline: June 30th

City of Missoula Public Art Committee
Traffic Signal Box Art Call
Deadline: June 30th
Submit an online application:  Here!
...As well as 3-D Model to Office of the Mayor, City Hall, 435 Ryman, Missoula.

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
Early-bird Deadline: June 30th
Regular Deadline: Sept.1st
Late Deadline: Oct. 6th
Follow this link! for more information & to submit your film.

Auditions for Glacier Chorale and Chamber Singers
June 26th & 27th
All Auditions take place in Kalispell, MT.

ongoing exhibitions

Object. Manner. Means. An Exploration of Figurative Art
at The Radius Gallery
Through July 1

Uncommon VonCommon
at  E3 Convergence Gallery
Through July 1

Elizabeth Dove: It Started with Aardvark
at Missoula Art Museum
June 19th - September 23rd
ARTS Missoula | (406) 541-0860 |
327 East Broadway
P.O. Box 7662
Missoula, MT 59807