Spring Fling in Helena!
April 21, 9:30 AM, Caravan from MAM departs, Meet at 11:00 AM at Archie Bray

Take a day trip to Helena to explore local collections. Start with a walking tour of outdoor sculptures at the venerable Archie Bray Foundation for the Ceramic Arts and get a sneak peek at work in progress created by current residents. Lunch at the studio and home of painter Doug Turman and Mary Lee Larison, before setting off to view the impressive art collection of MAM patron Tim Speyer.

Space is limited. RSVP to Cassidy, or call (406)728-0447.

CONTEMPORARY COLLECTORS CIRCLE UPDATE:

Featured CCC Acquisition
Thanks to the generosity of the Contemporary Collectors Circle, MAM is pleased to announce the acquisition of Steven Young Lee’s Vase with Peonies and Lotus to our permanent collection. Thank you to the following CCC donors who made the acquisition possible and who support art at its source—acquiring cutting edge, original works of art from contemporary Montana artists for the MAM Collection.

Libby Addington
Denise Alexander and John Couch
Kim Anderson
Anne and Jon Bertsche
Bruce and Nancy Bugbee
Rafael Chacon and Andy Laue
Ric Collier and Aden Ross
Patricia Dunkum
Phil Hamilton and Janet Whaley
Sepp Jannotta
Bill and Carole Jensen
Lynn Metcalf
David C. Moomey
Rosella Mosteller
Kathleen Nickel
Radius Gallery
Kitte Robins
Bill Rosen and Katherine Hesch
Andrew and Cindy Shott
Tim Speyer and Cathy Weber
Brenda Thayer and Tom Ross

Widening the Circle, Growing MAM’s Collection
CCC membership is open to the following MAM members and patrons:

  • MAM donors at the Leader Circle level—$1,000 and above.
  • Donors to MAM’s collection and legacy donors.
  • MAM members who opt in with a $100 per person annual contribution in addition to annual museum membership.

MAM’s goals with the CCC are twofold: first, to make acquisitions to MAM’s collection that support artists and strategically strengthen the collection, and, second, to offer three to four enriching events each year that take members to collectors’ homes, artists’ studios, and to exciting art destinations. Potential acquisitions will be presented to the group as the occasion arises, with the opportunity for members to contribute toward the purchases as a tax-deductible donation.

The CCC was formed in 2007 and in that time CCC membership dues have helped the museum acquire an impressive 13 artworks for MAM’s collection and host dozens of unique programs related to collecting. Learn more about some of these artworks through MAM's Collection database.  

For more information about becoming a CCC member or to learn about exciting CCC opportunities on the horizon, please contact Development Director Cassie Strauss at (406) 728-0447 or email cassie@missoulaartmuseum.org.



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