art + culture news  //  October 1, 2017
FIRST FRIDAY / Oct. 5 / G allery Guide

First Friday at Radius
Radius Gallery
5pm "Patterning Work" by Scot Herries 4 Ravens Gallery More Information
5pm Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Montana Properties
Berkshire Hathaway More Information
Nancy Erickson "Cats Wild and Mild"
Gallery 709 Inside Montana Arts and Framing
5pm Artists Shop "Illustrations & Paintings of Rich Lande" The Artists' Shop More Information
5pm A Woman's Hands - First Friday Exhibit Betty's Divine More Information
5pm First Friday Art Show: Signs of Life Blaque Owl Tattoo More Information
5pm First Friday with "Lily!" aka U.F.O. queen La Stella Blu More Information
5pm We're having another wild party & art show Sydney D Seyfert Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner More Information
5pm First Friday First Nation Cree Spirit Art Show! Jeannette Rankin Peace Center More Information
5pm Rae O'Myer at Clyde Coffee Clyde Coffee More Information
5pm First Friday: "Cetus" by David Miles Lusk Bernice's Bakery More Information
5pm First Friday Featured Maker: BT Livermore Noteworthy Paper & Press More Information
5pm First Friday at MAM Missoula Art Museum More Information
5pm First Friday with Carla Bissinger Bathing Beauties Beads More Information
5pm First Friday at Finn & Porter Finn & Porter More Information
5pm First Friday at PureWest Christie's PureWest Real Estate More Information
5pm First Friday: Collage by August Christian & Pie Lake Missoula Tea Co. More Information
5:30pm Reception: Woodfired in Missoula The Clay Studio of Missoula More Information
5:30pm Jay Rummel & Walter Hook Art Show Craigs Mart Showroom More Information
6pm Catnyp: New Album launch & listening party Shakespeare & Co. More Information
6pm Traffic Signal Box Dedication  Dana Gallery More Information

For more details visit Missoula First Friday Events,  Website!

this week & coming up in missoula

"Summer and Smoke" // University of Montana School of Theatre & Dance
October 3rd - 7th, 10th-14th
UM School of Theatre opens their season with "Summer and Smoke"a drama directed by Dr. Bernadette Sweeney. Performances held in the Masquer Theater in the PARTV building.  Website!

The William A. Clark Collection: A Homecoming // Montana Museum of Art & Culture
Opening: October 4th, 3-6pm
Exhibition: Oct. 4th - June 15th
The Meloy Gallery is hosting a new exhibition beginning this fall! "This exhibition features nine works by Jean-Baptiste-Camille Corot, Jean-Charles Cazin, Jules Dupré, Jean-Honoré Fragonard, Thomas Gainsborough, and a sculpture attributed to Donatello - all new gifts from the Trustees of the Corcoran Gallery of Art to the MMAC Permanent Collection." -MMAC  Website!

Also, don't miss: Exhibition Talk "An Ecologist's view of Early Art of the American West" in conjunction with Denizens: Wildlife on the Western Frontier  Monday,  October 1st, 5:15pm Event Details Here!

Jay Rummel & Walter Hook Art Show // Craigs Mart Showroom
October 5th, 5:30pm-8pm
October 6th, 9:30am-5:30pm
October 7th, 10am-2pm
Craigs Mart is excited to be hosting a Walter Hook and Jay Rummel Art Show and Sale Homecoming weekend.  More Info!

Broadway Beat // Missoula Children's Theatre
October 5th - 6th
Talented 3rd-6th graders will be performing in "Broadway Beat", a musical featuring the 'best' songs from the classical musical theatre realm.  Website!

Wayne Horvitz Trio: The Snowghost Sessions with guest Naomi Siegel // Missoula Art Museum
Friday, October 5th, 8:30pm
Head to MAM for an amazing evening of sound and music! Horitz is a composer, pianist and electronic musician who will be joined by trombonist, composer and educator, Naomi Siegel.  Reserve your seat!

Traffic Signal Box Dedication // City of Missoula Public Art 
Friday, October 5th, 6pm
[at the Dana Gallery]
The City of Missoula Public Art Committee invites you to celebrate our 4 new Traffic Signal Boxes in downtown Missoula. First Friday's dedication will include a quick word from the artists about their work!  Facebook Event!

"Amorphous Express" // ZACC Second Friday Gallery Show
Friday, October 12th, 5:30pm
Zootown Arts Community Center is hosting a second Friday opening for drawings, prints and sculpture by David Miles and Joshua Bacca.  Website!

Real Poets Eat Quiche Fall Luncheon // Missoula Writing Collaborative
Friday, October 12th, 12-1pm
[at Missoula Children's Theatre]
Missoula writers and students will be sharing their stories, poems and the new Missoula Children's poetry map. Join the fun!  Facebook Event!

Hip Hop - Eration // Cultures in Motion: World View Film Series
Monday, October 15th, 7pm
[at Roxy Theater]
Global and Cultural Affairs of Arts Missoula, in collaboration with the Roxy Community Theater, Soft Landing and the International Rescue Committee invite you to the opening premiere of a new global film series titled: World View - Cultures in Motion. Join us on Monday, October 15th, 7pm for Hip Hop-Eration (New Zealand). Facebook Event!

Rocky Mountain Ballet Theatre
"RUSSIA (October 16,-October 26, 2018): RMBT has received a U.S. State Department grant to participate in the first Alfia Avzalova Festival in Kazan, Russia. RMBT was the only US arts group to be invited to perform at the festival. In addition to Montanathemed ballets and championship Native American dancers, this diplomatic,cultural tour will include renowned singer Suzanne Carey, a native Montana who now sings professionally in Vienna, Austria." - RMBT
German Steins for Sale!

Arts Missoula has 25th Anniversary classic German Steins leftover from Germanfest. Steins run $20 each. If you are interested in purchasing a stein, please call our office at (406)-541-0860 or visit us at 327 E Broadway.
Encore: Arts Missoula's New International Film Series Draws an Even Bigger Crowd in September

On Monday, September 17th, Global and Cultural Affairs' World View Film Series at the Roxy Theater continued its trend from the previous month by filling the next bigger auditorium that seats 120 people! The audience enjoyed a superb drumming demonstration on stage, provided by Unity Dance & Drum in Missoula.
The performance connected the audience with the movie War/Dance. The film focuses on three Ugandan refugee children, Dominic, Rose and Nancy, who prepare to take part in a nationwide music and dance competition.

The next films in the World View Film Series are Hip Hop-Eration from New Zealand on Monday, October 15th, followed by Dancing in Jaffa on Monday, November 19th. The Roxy World View Film Committee is meeting this fall to select the movies for the spring 2019 film lineup. See the official World View Film Poster here!

The entire series is free to the public, made possible through 100% sponsorship by local businesses.  We would love to welcome you as our guest at these screenings this fall!
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  Missoula Art Museum Call for Art, 47th Benefit Auction.
Submissions Due:  October 5th  
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2019 Calendar Photo Contest - CALLING ALL PHOTOGRAPHERS
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Celebration of the Arts Exhibit
 (Emerson's yearly fundraiser)
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Call for Art
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