art + culture news  // may 7, 2018
this week in missoula

Director of Global & Cultural Affairs // Arts Missoula Staff
We are thrilled to welcome Udo Fluck to our office as the Director of Global & Cultural Affairs!  Dr. Udo Fluck is excited to bring two decades of experience in educational program development and training to the position of Director of Global and Cultural Affairs.  Udo will be promoting and providing increased visibility for Arts Missoula, strengthening cultural diversity and enhancing socio-cultural cooperation. Visit our Website! for details. To contact Udo: udo[at]

UM Jazz Bash with All City Jazz
Tuesday, May 8th, 5pm
UM Small Groups and and Missoula All-City Jazz Bands invite you to take a break outside of the music building on campus for music and munchies! For more info please call 406-243-6880.

This week at Shakespeare & Co.
Wednesday, May 9th, 7pm
Erin Saldin,  The Dead Enders

For more details & all events:  Website!

3rd Annual Ceramics Invitational Opening Reception // Radius Gallery
Friday, May 11th, 5-7pm
Radius Gallery invites you to the opening reception of the 3rd Annual Ceramic Invitational Opening Reception! This years exhibit features over 50 functional and sculptural clay works. Artists include: Crista Ann Ames , Jeff Campana, Perry Haas, Robert Harrison, Elisha Harteis, Sarah Heitmeyer, David Hiltner, Noah Riedel, Mark Rossier, Brad Schwieger, Sam Scott, Marcia Selsor & Kurt Weiser. Website!

Simplify // Arts & Above
May 12th , 7:30pm
May 13th, 2pm

[at MASC Studio]
Kate Jordan and Bruno Augusto invite you to a performance of "Simplify". This show is a performative dance exploring ideas of authenticity and is rooted in conscious decisions.  Facebook Event!

The Little Mermaid // Missoula Community Theatre

May 2-13
Join MCT in this classic story of The Little Mermaid! "This show will have your family singing and swimming in their seats!"  Website!

upcoming events

Coming up at Shakespeare & Co
Wednesday, May 16th, 7pm
Michel Valentin:  Trumpism: A Cultural Psycho Genesis - The Lost Souls of Mid-America and the Braggodocio of Manhattan
Saturday, May 19th, 1pm
Lisa Kundrat: Speak, Cairn
Thursday, May 31st,  7pm
Joyce Hocker:  The Trail to Tincup Love Stories at Life's End.

For more events and details:  Website!

Gallery Talk with Corwin Clairmont // Missoula Art Museum
Saturday, May 19th, 2-3pm
"In collaboration with the 2nd Annual Indigenous Film Festival, artist Corwin Clairmont will talk about his latest body of work, Two-Headed Arrow/The Tar Sands Project , an exhibition of multimedia prints produced from a wide-ranging conceptual and performative piece for which he covered nearly 900 miles from Missoula to Alberta."  Website!

Coming up at Fact & Fiction
Tuesday, May 15 th, 7pm
Dorothy Marcic,  With One Shot 
Monday, May 21st, 7pm
Peter Stark, Young George Washington
Tuesday, May 22 nd , 7pm
Maxim Loskutoff,  Come West and See

For more events and info:  Website!

regional events

Hamilton Culture Crawl // Second Friday
Friday, May 11th, 5pm
[Hamilton, MT]
"Hamilton's Culture Crawl is 2nd Friday- May 11,2018  from  5:00 - 8:00 pm.  Visit our Facebook page  Culture Crawl Hamilton f or listings of venues and featured events.  Pick up a punch card at any venue visit 5 and put your card in for a $50.00 gift certificate."

Artists Along the Bitterroot // Rocky Mountain Grange
Saturday, May 12th, 10am-5pm
[Hamilton, MT]
You're invited to join "Artists Along the Bitterroot" in an exciting day of hands-on mosaics, watercolor, scratchboard, painting, felting and much more! It is sure to be a blast. The event will take place at 1436 S 1st St Hamilton. For questions please email

Cinema's Exiles // Livingston Film Series
Sunday, May 13th, 7pm
[Livingston, MT]
The Dulcie Theatre at the Shane Lalani Center for the Arts welcomes you to "Cinema's Exiles": From Hitler to Hollywood.  Website!

classes, workshops, + tours

Register for Missoula Children's Theatre Summer Camps! 
Sleeping Beauty, Treasure Island & Aladdin

Playing With The Band 
Next session begins in June!

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 →

Zootown Arts Community Center

Glass-fusing Orientation Class
May 9th, 6-8pm

Free Silk-Screening Demonstration
May 11th, 5:30-7:30pm

Makin' Art at Western Cider
May 16th, 7-10pm

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

Bi-Monthly Mosaic Mondays with Patty Franklin at Backroad Cider
Hamilton, MT
May 14th & May 28th
The Clay Studio of Missoula
All Ages Continuing Ceramics (Ages 5-12)
May 3rd - June 7th

Summer Workshop:
Deb Schwartzkopf - Tricks of the Trade 
 June 30, 10am-5pm

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 Roxy Theater

Dunrovin Ranch Call for Artists
Equine Art Extravaganza [live Horses as Art Canvases]
Deadline to Submit: May 18th
Event Date: August 18th
Youth Auditions!
Moscow Ballet's Great Russian Nutcracker
May 19th, 11am - Rocky Mountain Ballet Theatre
PromCommon Masquerade
Art Call
Applications Due: May 14th
Art Party: June 1st, First Friday
Western Montana Fair 
Call for Art
Applications Due: July 20th!
Montana Arts Integration Conference Registration Open
June 27-29
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 your tickets NOW! [Tickets open to public June 7th]
ongoing exhibitions

Herding Cats
at Gallery 709 Inside Montana Art and Framing
Through May 26th

Gallery of Visual Arts & University Center Gallery
BFA & Grad Student Works
Through May

New Beginnings
at E3 Convergence Gallery
Through May 26th

Young Artists After School Program Showcase
at the ZACC
Through May

The Trout Series - Tight Lines
at The Artists' Shop
Through May 31st

3rd Annual Ceramics Invitational
at Radius Gallery
Through June 9th

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

Corwin Clairmont: Two-Headed Arrow/ The Tar Sands Project
at  Missoula Art Museum
through August 11th

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