art + culture news  //  march 19, 2018
this week in missoula
2017 Honorees

ARTS Missoula Awards Lunch

Thursday, March 22nd is the 2018 ARTS Missoula Art and Culture Awards Lunch. 

Sharon Snavely | Cultural Achievement
James Lee Burke | Individual Artist
H. Rafael Chacon | Arts Educator
Montana Public Radio | Business Support of the Arts
Charlene Campbell Carey | Cultural Vision

For more information click  HERE! 
Questions? P lease call (406)-541-0860.

Eastern European Film Series // Montana Museum of Art & Culture
Monday, March 19th, 7pm
[at the Roxy Theater]
MMAC and the Roxy Theater present Eastern European Film Series: "Three Colors" trilogy, Part III in conjunction with Contemporary Eastern European Prints: Recent Gifts from J. Scott Patnode.  Website!

Right Place, Right Time // Tell Us Something

Tuesday, March 20th, 7pm
[at the Wilma]
Tell Us Something invites you to their storytelling event on Tuesday, March 20th, 7pm. Doors open at 6pm, show begins at 7pm.  Website!

Poetry Slam! E3 Convergence Gallery

Wednesday, March 21st, 7pm
Join E3 for this month's poetry slam! You are welcome to read your own poetry, be a judge, or just come and enjoy the fun.  Facebook Event!

Art Associates Monthly Meeting // Missoula Art Museum

Wednesday, March 21st, 10am
Arts Associates Meetings are free and open to the public. Larry Burton, Glass Etching Artist, will speak about transforming plain glass into murals, landscapes and geometric patterns.  Please call 544-0891 for more information. 

Preservation of Books and Paper Workshop // Missoula Art Museum
Friday, March 23rd, 9am - 12pm
"MAM invites artists, collectors, community members, educators, staff and volunteers of museums, libraries, etc to help determine how a new collection facility can spark interdisciplinary collaborations and improve the care of cultural collections". This event is one of many this spring!  Website!

"A Springtime of Irish Music & Song" // UM Irish Studies Program

UM's Irish Studies Program invites you to the following Missoula performances.
Saturday, March 24:  Ó Maonlaí, traditional and contemporary music, UM Recital Hall.
For a complete list of performances & more details:  Website!

upcoming events

Wonder Women // Bare Bait Dance
March 30, 31 & April 6-8
[in PARTV Building on Campus]
The last BBD show of the season is around the corner! This show is a completely original dance work by Joy French and company. BBD explores what it takes to be brave, beautiful and bold. On March 21st, the Roxy Theater in conjunction with BBD will be screening "Wonder Woman" at 7pm. For more info:  Website!

MCAT Media Focus Groups
April 3-4
"Participate in a series of focus groups April 3-4 on the future of community programming, cable service and technology. They provide a chance for interested community members to learn about franchise renewal and share their opinions about future services that could be available to our community through the Charter cable system and MCAT." Sign up  Here!   

International Festival // University of Montana

Sunday, April 8th, 11am - 4pm
[at the University Center]
The UofM's Global Engagement Office and UofM's International Student Association welcome you to the 26th Annual International Festival in the University Center.  There will be plenty of food, games, activities, music, etc. to promote multiculturalism and intercultural awareness. For more details please call (406)-243-6141.

regional events

Big River // The Shane Lalani Center for the Arts
Livingston, MT
March 2nd - 25th
The Shane Lalani Center in Livingston is showing performances of "Big River" on Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays from March 2nd to 25th. Big River is based on a Mark Twain Classic. Website!

Holter Hygge // Holter Museum of Art
Helena, MT
Tuesday, March 20th, 5:30pm
[at Broadwater Hot Springs]
Holter welcomes you to an evening of hot springs fun and creativity at the Broadwater Hot Springs! Please click through to their website for more information.  Website!

Exhibition Openings // Yellowstone Art Museum

Billings, MT
Thursday, March 22nd, 5:30pm
The YAM invites you to celebrate their 3 new exhibitions opening this March. All three are family friendly and involve elements of rural lifestyles. The Exhibits are titled:
Nature's Cadence:  Paintings by Clyde Aspevig and Emil Carlsen's  Quiet Harmonies  remain on view until July 8th.  Rough and Tumble, Smoke and Rope remains on view until August 5th.  Website!

classes, workshops, + tours

Playing With The Band - Winter/Spring Session
February 5th-May 31st
Want to play in a band?
Learn from professional musicians/instructors.

For registration and questions:
(406) 396-3352

Missoula Art Museum

Modern Dance Class  with Bare Bait Dance
Open Space, 005, PARTV Building, U of MTuesdays, 5:30-7pm
  Contact →

UM Dance Program, Creative Movement Classes for Children
February 1st - April 26th
PARTV Building, UM

For more details & to register:  Website!

Zootown Arts Community Center

Ladies Pottery Painting Night
Thursday, March 22nd

5 Week Class: YAAP Thursday: Potter's Paradise
Thursday, March 8th - April 19th

2 Hour Art Journaling Class
April 22nd

For more details and other  classes: ZACC's  Website!

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

The Clay Studio of Missoula

Sculpting Live Animal Models 
(Ages 5-10)
March 26th - 30th
9:30-11:30am Daily

Teen Throwing Intensive
(For Ages 11-18)
March 26th - 30th
1-3:30pm Daily

Beginning Pottery
 April 4th - June 6th
 April 5th - June 7th

The Clay Studio has SUMMER CAMPS currently open for registration. 

For more information on ALL classes at The Clay Studio of Missoula click,  here!

in this issue
partners + affiliates
job/ volunteer postings
Missoula Art Museum Volunteers Needed
Museum Aide
Missoula Art Museum 
Call for Art Teachers

Volunteer at the Roxy Theater
Montana SUMMER Made Fair Call for Art & Submissions!
Deadline: April 1st
Dunrovin Ranch Call for Artists
Equine Art Extravaganza [live Horses as Art Canvases]
Deadline to Reply with interest: April 16th
Deadline to Submit: May 18th
Event Date: August 18th
Montana Arts Integration Conference Registration Open
June 27-29
Check out [Montana Arts Council] eNews for their art calls and other resources!
ongoing exhibitions

Choice and Ambiguity Mono-Prints
at 4 Ravens Gallery

Light and Sound Study; Series 1
at the ZACC
Through March

Community Exhibition
at The Clay Studio of Missoula
Through March 30th

"It Was, It Is, It Will Be"
at E3 Convergence Gallery
Through March 31st

Above and Beyond
at The Artists' Shop
Through March 31st

Montana Found
at Radius Gallery
Through March 31st

Joseph Baraz: Totems and Stelae
at the Missoula Art Museum
Through May 26th

Contemporary Eastern European Prints: Recent Gifts from J. Scott Patnode
Decades: Ceramics from the Permanent Collection
at Montana Museum of Art & Culture
Through May 26th
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