MAM's exhibition program is a broad landscape that serves and represents diverse audiences and creative interests.

Each year, 20 to 25 solo and group exhibitions rotate through six state-of-the-art galleries. MAM organizes and rents exhibits, develops programs through community partnerships, and welcomes the opportunity to review exhibition proposals.

MAM does not accept commissions on the sale of artwork but in support of artists, will put collectors in touch with artists or artists' representatives.

Crossing  the River: Hmong Story Cloths
Crossing the River: Hmong Story Cloths
Crossing the River: Hmong Story Cloths is an opportunity for MAM to highlight the rich culture of the Hmong people. MAM's permanent collection includes a wonderful variety of over 240 Hmong textiles including clothing, ceremonial garments, flower cloths, and, featured in this exhibit, wonderful Hmong story cloths.
DATES:
June 24 - December 24, 2014
The Art of Human Conflict
The Art of Human Conflict
In the exhibit The Art of Human Conflict, MAM turns to its own permanent collection to share the varied subject matter and imagery contemporary artists use to convey disputes and cultural clashes.
DATES:
July 08 - December 24, 2014
Ubiquitous: Migration of Pathogens
Ubiquitous: Migration of Pathogens
Although a recent graduate of The University of Montana with an MFA in Drawing, Caughey has never strayed far from her background and training as a biochemist. This remarkable exhibition is
inspired by tracking the routes that pathogens take as they travel throughout the world.
DATES:
August 01 - December 24, 2014
Helen McAuslan: The Kent State Paintings
Helen McAuslan: The Kent State Paintings
On loan from the Museum of the Rockies, these important paintings were produced following the Kent State tragedy by Montana artist Helen McAuslan. McAuslan was an early Montana modernist who maintained a working ranch in Springdale, MT, and later lived in a cabin on the Boulder River near McLeod, MT.
DATES:
August 01 - November 22, 2014
Kate Hunt: Recent Works
Kate Hunt: Recent Works
MAM is thrilled to share this exhibit of work by one of the West's most important and innovative artists: Kate Hunt. Hunt has mastered transforming an everyday material that is usually used once then discarded into a powerful medium. She uses newspaper to create formally and conceptually strong sculptural works of varied shape, thought provoking content, and strange beauty.
DATES:
September 12, 2014 - February 21, 2015
Elizabeth Dove: Corpus of the Unknowable
Elizabeth Dove: Corpus of the Unknowable
This intimate exhibition of nine works from the Corpus of the Unknowable series was created in 2004 by Elizabeth Dove, Associate Professor of Art at the University of Montana. Dove incorporates text into her graphic works as a way of exploring memory and knowledge. She states, "I have been cutting up a dictionary for several years now, letter by letter, and saving the definitions to use in artwork. Corpus of the Unknowable displays about a hundred of these cut-up definitions; each print holding text dust behind a skin-like surface. Selecting dictionary definitions and then cutting them up talks about a perpetual search for meaning, the patient digestion of enormous qualities of information in an effort to understand, the impossibility of stabilizing knowledge."
DATES:
September 23, 2014 - January 31, 2015
Crow's Shadow Institute of the Arts: Selected Works
Crow's Shadow Institute of the Arts: Selected Works
Crow's Shadow Institute of the Arts is a nonprofit organization aimed at providing opportunities for Native Americans through artistic development. Crow's Shadow's growing and extensive collection and archive is the source of this traveling exhibition of more than 45 prints presented here. With an emphasis on contemporary, fine-art printmaking, they also function as a venue for traditional Native American art practices of the Plateau region. Formally, their mission is to provide educational, social and economic opportunities for Native Americans through artistic development.
DATES:
October 17, 2014 - March 21, 2015
Montana Triennial: 2015 Call for Submissions
Montana Triennial: 2015 Call for Submissions
Montana artists are invited to submit artwork for consideration in the Missoula Art Museum's 2015 Montana Triennial. The exhibition will be featured in MAM's Carnegie Galleries during the summer of 2015. The intent of the juror, Peter Held, is to curate a cohesive exhibition that reflects the quality of contemporary art in the state. MAM will produce a full color catalogue, sponsored by the Montana Cultural Trust, featuring images as well as an essay by Peter Held. In keeping with our dedication to supporting and nurturing working artists there is no submission fee and MAM will negotiate shipping in cooperation with all accepted artists.

The call for submissions will open October 19, 2014. Look for the call and apply online at:
www.missoulaartmuseum.org.The deadline for artists to submit to the triennial is January 5, 2015.
DATES:
October 19, 2014 - January 05, 2015
Pat Zentz: Trio
Pat Zentz: Trio
Trio is a sound installation artwork donated to the Missoula Art Museum in 2011 by Billings art collectors and connoisseurs John and Carol Green. The Greens are avid collectors of Montana art. Concerned that too many artworks by Montana's best and brightest artists were leaving for out-of-state museums and private collections, the Greens have made a focused effort to ensure that significant works of contemporary ceramics, painting and sculpture remain in Montana, available for the enjoyment of Montanans.
DATES:
October 21, 2014 - March 28, 2015


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