March Public Art Committee happenings in Missoula, Montana

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March Public Art Committee Updates

The City of Missoula Public Art Committee has quite a few projects in the works. For our March post, we thought it would be exciting to update you on current projects and endeavors the Public Art Committee is pursuing.

UofM Pilot Program Progress: Our Pilot Program in partnering with the University of Montana School of Art is officially in progress. The Public Art Committee has received fabulous student submissions that we are thrilled to begin hanging in City buildings. Installation should occur in April of 2018 to set this pilot in motion! 

2018 Public Art Guide: Exciting news! Our 2018 Missoula Public Art Guide is in the works thanks to our collaboration with the wonderful, Missoulian. We are thrilled to continue to provide an all access platform into Missoula Public Art, UofM Art and a Directory of Galleries/Museums. Copies of the guide will be available come late Spring, early Summer. We will be posting a copy electronically as well. [2017 Guide Left]

2018 Traffic Signal Boxes: As always, the PAC is hard at work setting the groundwork for our next round of TSB's. There are currently upwards of 3-5 boxes that may come to fruition this summer. We are so excited to see what amazing art comes out of our community this year. Keep your eyes open for this art call also, come late Spring, early Summer. [TSB by Courtney Blazon Image below]

The Public Art Committee is excited and honored to have so many amazing projects on our plate. Our goal is always to bring accessible, high quality art to the Missoula community. Keep your eyes peeled for Art Calls coming up. If you have any questions or would like to attend a Public Art Committee meeting in the near future please email, becca[at]artsmissoula.org. Thanks for reading!

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Committee Meeting Information

Join in on a Missoula Public Art Committee meeting! Every meeting tak es place on the third Tuesday of every month from 4-6pm in the Jack Reidy Conference Room of 140 W Pine, and is open to any and all. If you would like to be privy to the planning of new and up-and-comi ng public art projects, this is the place to be!

You are welcome to attend just to listen and learn, but you may also present a public art idea or ask for advice with your OWN project. This committee is full of savvy members from all realms of the art community, so they are an excellent resource.

If you would like to speak at any meeting, please contact Becca McCarron at becca@artsmissoula.com  she can add you to the agenda. A week's notice is preferable. 

[Left Image: Perseverance & Passage located in Silver Park, by artist George Ybarra]

The Public Art Committee shall endeavor to develop a collection of public art that is of the highest quality, that will encompass a broad aesthetic range reflecting the city and the minds of its citizens, that will improve the quality of life in the area, that will be accessible to all individuals, and be a source of pride to all residents. 
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