art + culture news  //  october 2, 2017
FIRST FRIDAY / Oct. 6 / G allery Guide

Mind Fields
The Radius Gallery
Lululemon Trunk Show
The Sweat Shop
Places to be Paintings by Nancy Rishoff
Interim Healthcare
Rez Made: Photographs from Ters Students Missoula Art Museum
Forest Spirits
Bernice's Bakery
Clocks by Anna Moura
Betty's Divine
Modern Masterpieces through Facepainting
Families First Children's Musem
Fiber Finesse
Gallery 709 inside Montana Art & Framing
"Necessary Ornaments" - Gigi Don Diego
The Artists' Shop
First Friday with Jessica and Lido Vizzutti
La Stella Blu
Ms. Leather Legs
Gecko Designs
Antonia Wolf - Art Opening
Shakespeare & Co.
Annual Benefit Auction
The George & Phil Show: George McCauley & Phil Mahn
The Clay Studio of Missoula
Late Night Tea
Lake Missoula Tea Company
My Other Tiger
Zootown Brew
Artist Heather Schwartz
Downtown Dance Collective
10 Society First Friday
Ceretana Studios
CM Russell and the American West - Big Sky Film Series
The Wilma

For more information visit Missoula First Friday Events,  Website!

this week in missoula

Festival of the Dead Events // Zootown Arts Community Center
October 1 - November 2
The ZACC has TONS of events happening all through the month of October to celebrate life and death through community involvement in the arts. Events include: Festival of the Dead Kick-off at the Missoula Art Park, Remembrance Pendant Workshop, and more! For a full schedule and details head to ZACC's  Website!  

This week at Shakespeare & Co.
Monday, October 2nd, 7:30pm

Stephen King & Owen King will present,
Sleeping Beauties, A Novel at the Dennison Theatre on UM Campus. [Sold out].
Tuesday, October 3rd, 6pm
Join Elizabeth Dove & Brock Mickelson as they discuss their emerging and established artistic practice and research.

For more details head to Shakespeare & Co.' Website!

Nuclear Saturday // Gallery of Visual Arts
Opening Reception: Thursday, October 5th, 5pm
Join the Gallery of Visual Arts on the University of Montana campus for the opening of, "Nuclear Saturday" by Chris Bauder. For more information head to this  Website!

The Lion King Junior // Missoula Children's Theatre
Friday, October 6th, 7pm
Saturday, October 7th, 3pm & 5pm
Sunday, October 8th, 2pm
Head to Missoula Children's Theatre for The Lion King Junior! The 6-9th grade actors in this play have been a part of MCT Performing Art Classes & are ready to show off their hard work.  Website!

This Week at The Roxy Theater
Tuesday, October 3rd, 7pm (Free & Open to the Public)
From a Silk Cocoon
Tuesday, October 3rd, 6:30pm
NT Live: Yerba
Wednesday, October 4th, 6:30pm
The Sea Inside
Montana Film Festival October 5th-8th

For more information on showtimes and tickets, head over to The Roxy Theater's,  Website!

Montana Film Festival // The Roxy Theater
October 5-8
The Montana Film Festival starts out with a bang! Walking Out and The Ballad Of Lefty Brown are the two Montana films that will premiere. Head of to MTFF's  Website!  for a complete schedule of events and program details.

Other News// STAY IN THE LOOP!
The City of Missoula Public Art Committee wants to keep you informed!  Follow this link: HERE!   to receive regular updates about Missoula Public Art Events and happenings.
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partners + affiliates
International Cup Juried Show 2018
The Clay Studio of Missoula
Deadline: November 10
Exhibit: Feb. 2-23, 2018
upcoming events

Coming up at Shakespeare & Co.
Wednesday, October 11th, 7pm
Amy Pearson, Montana author, will read from her new poetry book,  100 Days of Solitude. 
Saturday, October 14th, 1pm
Ken Egan, a Missoula-based author will join Shakespeare & Co. for a reading from his new book,  Montana 1889: Indians, Cowboys, and Miners in the Year of Statehood.
Monday, October 16th, 7pm
Doug Ammons a Missoula author, adventurer, and and historian will join Shakespeare & Co. for a presentation on his new book, A Darkness Lit by Heroes.

For more details head to Shakespeare & Co.'s  Website!

"The Things" // Arts and Above at MASC Studio
October 13-14, 8pm
Arts & Above, is opening their 2017-2018 season with,"The Things" . this show is  "a journey through thought and emotion, the performers endure the intellectual and physical nature of the work. Created by Arts & Above's Co-Founders Kate Jordan and Bruno Augusto, "The Things" is a result of their ongoing fascination with minimalism in art, the duration of events in life, and the suspension of time as in a photograph."  Website!

Monthly Meeting // Art Associates of Missoula
Wednesday, October 18th,  10am
Event at the Radius Gallery
The Art Associates of Missoula monthly meeting will be held at the Radius Gallery. LeAnn Boyd will be demonstrating ancient fresco techniques. The event is free and open to the public. For more info please call, 406-544-0891.

"As You Like It" // UofM School of Theatre & Dance
October 11-15, 18-22
The University of Montana School of Theatre and Dance is thrilled to present, "As You Like It", a Shakespearean classic. The shows will commence in UM's PARTV Building. UM Associate Professor of Theater John DeBoer says, "We decided to open this season with a production that touches on contemporary themes and also honors the roots of Western theater". For more info and tickets head to this,  Website!

Lovesong by Abi Morgan // Bare Bait Dance

October 20-22 & 25-29, 8pm
*Location Disclosed upon ticket purchase*
Bait Bait Dance is kicking off their 2017-2018 season with a Boutique House Show by a guest collaborative resident, Abi Morgan. "Lovesong intertwines the story of a couple in their 20s...Their past and present selves collide in this haunting and beautiful tale of togetherness" - BBD. Click  Here! for more details and to buy your tickets! 

regional events

Screening of, Crow Stories // Yellowstone Art Museum
Billings, MT
Thursday, October 5th, 6:30pm
Join the YAM on Thursday, October 5th for the first public screening in Montana of, Crow Stories, a prize-worthy documentary by Sean Kernan about the Crow Reservation in Montana.  For more info, here is YAM's  Website!

First Friday Art Walk // Holter Museum of Art
Helena, MT
Friday, October 6th, 5pm
Head to the Holter Museum of Art in Helena this First Friday for the monthly First Friday Art Walk! Follow this link to Holter's  Website! for details and other event listings.

classes, workshops, + tours

Zootown Arts Community Center

Missoula Art Museum

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

The Clay Studio of Missoula

Artists Demonstrations: Making & Firing Work for Lowfire Wood
Saturday, Oct. 7
 Sunday, Oct. 8

Kids Clay (Ages 5-12)
Thursday, Sept. 28 - Nov 2
3:30- 5:30pm

Family Workshops
Saturday, November 4th, 2-5pm
Sunday, December 3rd, 2-5pm

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

Nancy Seiler
Fall Workshops

Drawing and Painting Autumn Leaves with Golden QorR Watercolors
Saturday, October 14, 1-4pm

Color Mixing Basics with Watercolor
Saturday, October 21, 1-4pm

African Dance Class  with Unity Dance & Drum
Missoula Senior Center
Tuesdays, 7-8:30pm
Contact: 549-7933  

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

Lakebottom Sound
Explorations in Improvised Music
Mondays, 7:30-9pm
October 2, 9

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