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Binary Form: Ceramic Abstraction by Trey Hill and Andrea Moon
Missoula Art Museum - Details
December 02, 2016 - May 13, 2017
Binary Form: Ceramic Abstraction by Trey Hill and Andrea Moon
This exhibition at Missoula Art Museum brings together two Montana ceramists, Trey Hill and Andrea Moon. The pairing of artists generates dialogue about similarities and differences in the artists' formalist sensibilities. Binary Form showcases the variable strengths of ceramics as a sculptural medium and how two artists working in contradictory ways use form to express content. Each uses a single recognizable object as the basis to work through introspective themes. The craftsmanship, subtle surfaces, and elegant forms have holding power and encourage contemplation.


RYAN! Feddersen: Resistance
Missoula Art Museum - Details
December 16, 2016 - April 22, 2017
RYAN! Feddersen: Resistance
Seattle-based artist RYAN! Feddersen (Confederated Tribes of the Colville Reservation) creates multi-layered environments and interactive sculptures. Feddersen's work is tongue-in-cheek, but with a pointed message that considers the role that art and creative industries play in creating sustainable communities.


A Democratic Spirit: Peter Norton Family Gifts
Missoula Art Museum - Details
January 06 - May 27, 2017
A Democratic Spirit: Peter Norton Family Gifts
MAM is delighted to have been the recipient of the Norton Family "Christmas Projects," gifts given to MAM by the family foundation between 1994 and 1999 that are intended to have, "high play value and represent a true democratic spirit."


Featured Acquisition // Molly Murphy-Adams, Forced North
Missoula Art Museum - Details
January 25 - March 18, 2017
Featured Acquisition // Molly Murphy-Adams, Forced North
In 1891, the U.S. government forced the Salish to move off of their primary winter grounds in the Bitterroot Valley, relocating them onto the Flathead Reservation. Murphy-Adams commemorates this event in her artwork, Forced North.


Jerry Rankin: From the Inside Out
Missoula Art Museum - Details
February 13 - May 27, 2017
Jerry Rankin: From the Inside Out
From the Inside Out is an exhibition of seven charcoal drawings collected from his 2002 exhibition at MAM titled New Works. A counterpoint to the vibrant color and trembling energy of Rankin's more well-known paintings and prints, these drawings are contemplative and understated. The images are meditations on the land, specifically contemplating the physical borders both natural and human-made.


Sheila Miles: Light and Shadow
Missoula Art Museum - Details
February 15 - June 10, 2017
Sheila Miles: Light and Shadow
MAM is thrilled to welcome Miles back to Missoula with a one-woman exhibition of new paintings. Over her 20-plus years in Montana, she earned a reputation as a talented and prolific painter with her introspective, symbol-laden imagery. Light and Shadow represents a break from the previous content-driven narratives, focusing instead on painting for painting's sake.


Coyotes Children and new poems by Heather Cahoon
Missoula Art Museum - Details
February 16, 2017
Coyotes Children and new poems by Heather Cahoon
Times: 5:30-7:00 PM
Local poet Heather Cahoon (Pend d'Oreille) will read from her recent series of poems that speak of Coyote's children. These poems rediscover Salish and Pend d'Oreille stories and probe the role that language revitalization has in passing on culture. This reading is free and appropriate for all ages.
Location: MAM




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