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Selected Works from the Susan and Roy O'Connor Collection
Selected Works from the Susan and Roy O'Connor Collection
MAM is thrilled to host Selected Works from the Susan and Roy O'Connor Collection. This exhibition highlights a portion of the rich artistic expressions represented in this significant private collection. Susan and Roy O'Connor have graciously loaned MAM artworks from their collection for this exhibition.
DATES:
September 07, 2012 - February 10, 2013
Lois Conner: Montana Prairie
Lois Conner: Montana Prairie
MAM has once again collaborated with the Missoula Public Library in celebrating The Big Read. This year's book selection, Willa Cather's My Antonia, inspired MAM curators to create an exhibit about Montana's prairies.
DATES:
September 07, 2012 - January 13, 2013
What is a Broadside?
What is a Broadside?
For centuries, broadsides have been one of the most popular printed formats and disseminators of information in European and American culture.
DATES:
September 07, 2012 - January 31, 2013
Learning To See/Seeing To Learn
Learning To See/Seeing To Learn
This exhibition was curated as a means of providing viewers insight into the Visual Thinking Strategies (VTS). VTS invites the viewer to interact with the art at whatever level of understanding they bring to it.
DATES:
September 07, 2012 - January 13, 2013
Gerri Sayler: Evanescent
Gerri Sayler: Evanescent
Sayler created the site-specific work in response to her study, exploration, and understanding of Glacial Lake Missoula. Appropriately, the title Evanescent is defined as, "Ephemeral or transitory, likely to vanish quickly like vapor" and expresses exactly the essence of the installation.
DATES:
October 05, 2012 - January 31, 2013
Ric Gendron: Rattlebone
Ric Gendron: Rattlebone
MAM is honored to host Spokane artist Ric Gendron's exhibition entitled Rattlebone. Gendron, a member of the Arrow Lakes Band of the Confederated Tribes of the Colville, has an expressive style elucidating compositions rooted in his culture's traditions and the stories of his own experiences.
DATES:
November 02, 2012 - March 31, 2013
41st Benefit Art Auction Raffle
41st Benefit Art Auction Raffle
Raffle tickets are now available for sale! Tickets are: 3 Tickets for $10; 7 Tickets for $20; and 20 Tickets for $50. Tickets can be divided between raffle packages. Winners will be drawn on Feb. 2 at the 41 st Benefit Art Auction and you need not be present to win.
DATES:
December 05, 2012 - February 02, 2013
Live Auction ~ Equity Estates Luxury Vacation Package
Live Auction ~ Equity Estates Luxury Vacation Package
Vacation like a rock star in your choice of more than 20 luxury residences. Equity Estates is a luxury residence fund with properties in more than 20 vacation destinations all over the US, the Caribbean and in Europe. The lucky winner can chose to vacation in any of the residences for 7 nights. Enjoy planning the outstanding vacation experience in any one of your favorite beach, mountain or city destinations with your very own personal travel concierge.
DATES:
December 05, 2012 - February 02, 2013
Live Auction ~ Plonk Chef's Table Dinner
Live Auction ~ Plonk Chef's Table Dinner
Be the first to experience and savor a private chef's table dinner in the wine cellar of Missoula's newest and hippest restaurant Plonk.
DATES:
December 06, 2012 - February 02, 2013
41st Benefit Art Auction Exhibition
41st Benefit Art Auction Exhibition
This year's auction is larger in every way than auctions of the past several years. With the larger space in the UC Ballroom we will comfortably accommodate more artists and guests. The Auction Committee jury had leeway to increase the total number of artworks. MAM is excited to feature 110 artworks in this year's exhibition and auction.
DATES:
January 04 - January 30, 2013
Tracy Linder: Blindsided
Tracy Linder: Blindsided
MAM is pleased to host the exhibit Blindsided, designed and installed by Molt, MT artist Tracy Linder. Blindsided addresses the artist's deep rooted connection to the land and her belief in the sanctity of our food sources.
DATES:
January 11 - April 21, 2013
A Printing Primer: Selected Prints from the MAM Collection
A Printing Primer: Selected Prints from the MAM Collection
This exhibition aims to educate the viewer about the various printmaking techniques used by artists in the MAM Permanent Collection. Printmaking, from the time of Renaissance artist Albrecht Durer to the present, has been a means for artists to create multiples of their work allowing it to be shared by a broader audience.
DATES:
January 18 - March 30, 2013
Hamish Fulton: 21 Pieces of Wood for a 21 Day Walk in Montana
Hamish Fulton: 21 Pieces of Wood for a 21 Day Walk in Montana
MAM is pleased to present a compelling artwork from our Permanent Collection: Hamish Fulton's conceptual artwork 21 Pieces of Wood for a 21 Day Walk in Montana.
DATES:
January 18 - April 14, 2013
What is a Cone?
What is a Cone?
This small exhibit in MAM's Goldberg Library is designed to educate people about the use of pyrometric cones as an important tool for determining accurately when it is time to turn off the kiln when firing ceramics.
DATES:
February 08 - May 05, 2013
Recent Acquisitions Exhibition
Recent Acquisitions Exhibition
The Missoula Art Museum's collecting mission is to collect, preserve, exhibit and research art that is relevant to the culture of the American West with an emphasis on contemporary Montana artists. MAM has been blessed over the last few years with several donations of exceptional artworks that we are excited to show off in this exhibition.
DATES:
February 21 - June 23, 2013
Gary Horinek: The Gathering
Gary Horinek: The Gathering
MAM is no stranger to installations, and neither is Gary Horinek. The Gathering, created by Hingham, MT artist Gary Horinek, is the most recent in a long line of installations created by this regionally important artist. Horinek is a farmer most of the year that has created a bridge between the agricultural world and the art world by setting his sights on creating installations.
DATES:
March 01 - May 19, 2013
For Advice Call 1-800-COYOTE: Words in MAM's Contemporary American Indian Art Collection
For Advice Call 1-800-COYOTE: Words in MAM's Contemporary American Indian Art Collection
This is an exhibition featuring a selection of artists from the MAM's contemporary American Indian Art Collection that accentuate words in their compositions. Each artist incorporates the word into their artwork in a unique way.
DATES:
April 13 - August 31, 2013
Art4All: Show and Share
Art4All: Show and Share
Everyone collects something, Whether it is an object, artwork, or memory, MAM wants to know about it. Beginning April 18 and continuing through May 19, we are asking people in Missoula to SHOW us what you collect, and SHARE it with the community.
DATES:
April 18 - May 19, 2013
Hellgate High School Art International Baccalaureate Program
Hellgate High School Art International Baccalaureate Program
This exhibition features the wonderful artwork created by Hellgate High Senior Studio art students and art students involved in the newly formed International Baccalaureate program adopted by Hellgate High School and Missoula County School District.
DATES:
April 23 - June 23, 2013
Jane Waggoner Deschner: Often, All That Remains
Jane Waggoner Deschner: Often, All That Remains
MAM is pleased to host Often, All That Remains created by Billings, MT artist Jane Waggoner Deschner. This new work has a different sensibility. In Often, All That Remains the works are generated from discarded and abandoned photographs. According to Deschner there are three elements that come together in this body of work.
DATES:
May 03 - August 25, 2013
Jay Schmidt: Warning Shots
Jay Schmidt: Warning Shots
MAM is excited to work with Schmidt on mounting this comprehensive one man exhibition, his first major museum show in Montana. As visitors to the exhibit will see, Schmidt is a prolific painter and sculptor with a strong vision.
DATES:
June 07 - September 15, 2013
Donna H. Gans: It's What You Don't See
Donna H. Gans: It's What You Don't See
It's What You Don't See by Whitefish, MT artist Donna H. Gans, is the most recent installation created by regionally important artists and hosted by MAM. Gans is an experienced painter who has used the landscape as a point of departure.
DATES:
July 12 - September 22, 2013
Jared Shear: Cougar Peak-A-Boo
Jared Shear: Cougar Peak-A-Boo
Jared Shear created a plein air painting of Cougar Peak every day for one year. Consequently, he catalogued all of Cougar Peak's seasonal changes and the resulting 365 acrylic paintings on paper are worthy of celebrating.
DATES:
July 12 - September 29, 2013
Louise Lamontagne: My Closet Collection
Louise Lamontagne: My Closet Collection
MAM is proud to present this previously unseen body of work by St. Ignatius, MT artist Louise Lamontagne. Lamontagne has been featured in group exhibitions at MAM which have included her luscious, expressive, and colorful landscapes. This is her first solo exhibition at MAM.
DATES:
July 12 - September 29, 2013
Indian Education for All
Indian Education for All
A Museum/School Collaborative grant to promote Indian Education for All, sponsored by Montana OPI and the Montana Historical Society, was awarded to MAM this past fall. The grant is intended to support the efforts of museums in promoting American Indian education in the schools through the use of unique collections connected to Montana's indigenous population.
DATES:
July 12 - September 22, 2013
Strange and Wonderful - American Folk Art from the Volkersz Collection
Strange and Wonderful - American Folk Art from the Volkersz Collection
Strange and Wonderful represents a selection of works from the collection gathered by Willem and Diane Volkersz. The Volkersz are artists and collectors and their Self Taught/Folk Art collection is truly a collaborative, life-long endeavor. This traveling exhibition represents a fraction of the hundreds of objects in the Volkersz collection and range from works by Alva Gene Dexhimer to Rev. Howard Finster.
DATES:
September 24 - December 22, 2013


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