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Saturday Family Art Workshop: War Shirt
Missoula Art Museum - Details
April 20, 2019
Saturday Family Art Workshop: War Shirt
Times: 11:00 AM-12:30 PM
Join exhibiting artist Bently Spang [Tsitsistas /Suhtai (Northern Cheyenne)] who will read from his children's book "The War Shirt" and will guide a tour of his exhibit "Modern Warrior Series: War Shirt #6-Waterways."
Teachers: Bently Spang


Open Printmaking

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April 27, 2019
Open Printmaking
Times: 11:00 AM-1:00 PM
Participants who are already familiar with print processes are welcome to come and use MAM's printing press. This is a non-instructed workshop with Bev there to guide you in your independent work. Materials provided.
Teachers: Bev Beck Glueckert
Price: $20.00
Members: $18.00


Open Figure Drawing: New Collaboration with ZACC!

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April 27, 2019
Open Figure Drawing: New Collaboration with ZACC!
Times: 2:00-4:00 PM
In collaboration with Zootown Arts Community Center (ZACC), draw from a live model twice monthly at MAM on the second and fourth Saturdays. ZACC will host on first and third Saturdays! Ages 18 and older.
Teachers: Non-instructed
Price: $10.00
Members: $8.00


LUNCH CLUB
Missoula Art Museum - Details
May 15, 2019
LUNCH CLUB
Times: 12:00-1:00PM
Bring your co-workers and friends for a lunchtime mini-tour and conversation. MAM staff will lead a 30-minute art experience in one of our exhibitions. There will be conversational prompts to guide lively conversation while we enjoy lunch in the classroom afterward. Bring your own lunch.
Teachers: Jenny Bevill


Missoula Art Museum - Details
May 18, 2019
Saturday Family Art Workshop: Found Sound
Times: 11AM-12: 30 PM
Inspired by the exhibition Border Cantos we will use cardboard, wire, string, and other found materials to create sculptures that make a sound. When we re-combine these up-cycled parts and then tap, pluck, or blow into them we will discover previously unknown instruments.

The whole family is invited to make art together in these artist-led, free workshops. Please arrive a few minutes early to ensure a spot. Children under seven should be accompanied by an adult. All materials provided"just bring an open and creative mind. Throughout the summer, MAM's Saturday Family Workshops will collaborate with the CIVICKIDS initiative.
Teachers: Jennifer Ogden


Skin Stories: Using Art to Take on RACE

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May 20, 2019
Skin Stories: Using Art to Take on RACE
Times: 10:00- 12NOON
Both a social construct and a lived reality, the subject of race is certainly a complicated one. Join Aja Mujinga Sherrard, Assistant Professor of Art at the University of Montana Western, for this lecture followed by a museum walk-through and discussion. We will take a closer look at how contemporary artists have explored themes of identity and belonging, otherness, injustice, celebration, and confusion wrapped up in the way we understand and experience race.
Teachers: Aja Mujinga Sherrard
Price: $20.00
Members: $18.00


Exploring Change through Re-photography

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June 01, 2019
Exploring Change through Re-photography
Times: 10:00- 4:00pm
Re-photography is a powerful tool to show change, juxtapose and explore both sense of place and time. Join exhibiting artist Linda Maria Thompson for a workshop in which we will find and re-photograph historic Missoula images. Re-photography is often used to explore issues such as climate change and gentrification. On a lighter note, it has been popularized with hashtags like #tenyearchallenge.

Participants might find themselves seeking inspiration in both personal and institutional archives!
Teachers: Linda Maria Thompson
Price: $80.00
Members: $72.00


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June 15, 2019
Saturday Family Art Workshop: Make a Family Map
Times: 11AM-12:30PM
Work together to build an imaginative map representing your own family's past and present. Using symbols and narrative images we use will painting, drawing, and collage to explore how memory and story create the world around us.

CIVICKIDS connection: Reflection

Bring a lunch to enjoy in the Art Park! After a short break our new family-friendly series, Indian Country Conversations, will begin with more reflections on ancestors, personal and tribal histories, and how memory impacts our world.
Teachers: Ben Crawford


Missoula Art Museum - Details
June 19, 2019
LUNCH CLUB
Times: 12:00-1:00PM
Bring your co-workers and friends for a lunchtime mini-tour and conversation. MAM staff will lead a 30-minute art experience in one of our exhibitions. There will be conversational prompts to guide lively conversation while we enjoy lunch in the classroom afterward. Bring your own lunch.
Teachers: Jenny Bevill


Missoula Art Museum - Details
June 19 - August 14, 2019
Teen Artist Summer Open Studio
Times: 2-5:00 PM
Each Wednesday MAM hosts open studio time for teens. Set in an inspiring and informal environment, teens can bring in their own artwork or use materials in the classroom to make their own creations. Professional artists and mentors, Jeff Brown and Ben Crawford, will be present to teach, share, and support teens. This is a unique opportunity for teens interested in visual art. Bring your friends!
Teachers: Jeff Brown and Ben Crawford


ART WITHIN NATURE

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June 24 - June 28, 2019
ART WITHIN NATURE
Times: 9:00 AM-noon
Sparked by imagination and the natural resources around us, we will observe and make art inspired by nature. Our time together will be spent between the museum's classroom and Greenough Park. We will spend time in the creek, listening to the sounds of animals and water, observing shapes and textures within nature to create original works of art.
Please bring water shoes, a hat, water bottle, sunblock, and a small lunch to eat at the creek. A backpack is recommended to facilitate transportation to the park.
Teachers: Janaina Vieira-Marques
Price: $80.00
Members: $72.00


START PAINTING!

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July 08 - July 12, 2019
START PAINTING!
Times: 9:00 AM-noon
Join us and learn to paint with watercolors and acrylics. Campers will learn different techniques and learn about artists from modern art movements, including Georgia O' Keefe, Jackson Pollock, and Winslow Homer and complete exercises inspired by their work. We will paint from reference images as well as from life. Weather permitting, we will even spend time painting outside!
Teachers: Jessie Novak
Price: $80.00
Members: $72.00


DRAWING LIONS, TIGERS AND BEARS (AND YOUR FAMILY DOG!)

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July 15 - July 19, 2019
DRAWING LIONS, TIGERS AND BEARS (AND YOUR FAMILY DOG!)
Times: 9:00 AM-noon
Learn how to draw basic animal anatomy from a comic book artist! Explore drawing reptiles, bears, cats (big and small), all the way down to a household canine. We will work from reference materials and one live model!
Teachers: Tony Gregori
Price: $80.00
Members: $72.00


Missoula Art Museum - Details
July 17, 2019
LUNCH CLUB
Times: 12:00-1:00PM
Bring your co-workers and friends for a lunchtime mini-tour and conversation. MAM staff will lead a 30-minute art experience in one of our exhibitions. There will be conversational prompts to guide lively conversation while we enjoy lunch in the classroom afterward. Bring your own lunch.
Teachers: Jenny Bevill


Missoula Art Museum - Details
July 20, 2019
Saturday Family Art Workshop: Compassion for Nature
Times: 11AM-12: 30 PM
Have you ever thought about how humans impact nature? Inspired by Clarice Dreyer's sculpture, Crabapple Ridge, on view this summer in our Art Park, we will create 3-D, monochromatic, sculptures from recycled materials and objects found in nature. Inspiration will come from our favorite things to do in nature and ways we can enjoy nature without harming it.

CIVICKIDS connection: Compassion

The whole family is invited to make art together in these artist-led, free workshops. Please arrive a few minutes early to ensure a spot. Children under seven should be accompanied by an adult. All materials provided"just bring an open and creative mind. Throughout the summer, MAM's Saturday Family Workshops will collaborate with the CIVICKIDS initiative.
Teachers: Jessie Novak


MIXED MEDIA MADNESS

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July 22 - July 26, 2019
MIXED MEDIA MADNESS
Times: 9:00 AM-noon
Let's have fun working together to create collaborative and individual art that includes a wide variety of media: collage, painting, sculpture, assemblage, and photos. We will investigate mixed media artists, and our own museum, to discover how photography, various objects, and even thoughts can be incorporated into the artwork.
Teachers: Jolena Ryan
Price: $80.00
Members: $72.00


SENSORY FUN - Pre-K

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July 29 - August 02, 2019
SENSORY FUN - Pre-K
Times: 10:00 AM-11:30 AM
Little ones will be encouraged to engage, explore, and experiment with a wide variety of artmaking tools. Campers will make prints, craft with nature, sculpt, collage, and more! This camp is designed to nurture and encourage artistic exploration. There will be plenty of art making stations and fun projects to keep little hands and minds busy.
Teachers: Jolena Ryan
Price: $35.00
Members: $31.00


Printmaking for Adults: Block Print Bonanza!

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August 03, 2019
Printmaking for Adults: Block Print Bonanza!
Times: 2:00-5:00PM
Learn the basics of relief printing and make a small print. David Miles Lusk will walk you through the process of creating a relief "block" print, from preparing an image on the block to carving, and printing.
Teachers: David Miles Lusk
Price: $40.00
Members: $36.00


WEARABLE CARDBOARD CREATIONS

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August 05 - August 09, 2019
WEARABLE CARDBOARD CREATIONS
Times: 9:00 AM-noon
Bend, cut, and glue cardboard to create a robot or animal costume. Cardboard is a versatile material that is well-suited for creating costumes. Add a few furry, round elements and whiskers and you can have an animal/robot hybrid. This camp will end with a brief, costumed parade around the block!
Teachers: Elisha Harteis
Price: $80.00
Members: $72.00


SO MANY KINDS OF BOOKS TO MAKE!

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August 12 - August 16, 2019
SO MANY KINDS OF BOOKS TO MAKE!
Times: 9:00 AM-noon
We will create several different kinds of folded books from accordion to Turkish Map style. We will experiment with dying cloth for covers, sewing pages together, and using care in folding papers and designing well balanced, appealing progression of pages. The book content will include drawing imaginative creatures, using humor, and working with memory.
Teachers: Susie Risho
Price: $80.00
Members: $72.00


Missoula Art Museum - Details
August 14, 2019
LUNCH CLUB
Times: 12:00-1:00PM
Bring your co-workers and friends for a lunchtime mini-tour and conversation. MAM staff will lead a 30-minute art experience in one of our exhibitions. There will be conversational prompts to guide lively conversation while we enjoy lunch in the classroom afterward. Bring your own lunch.
Teachers: Jenny Bevill


Missoula Art Museum - Details
August 17, 2019
Saturday Family Art Workshop: Word Art and Superpowers
Times: 11AM-12: 30 PM
Many artists have explored incorporating text into their art. Inspired by Hard Edge/Soft Ground: Access and Power, we will brainstorm to uncover our personal "power word." Using simple watercolor techniques to emphasize or fade the letter shapes into an abstracted, unified composition, and possibly adding imagery, we will create artworks that show our power.

CIVICKIDS connection: Empowerment

The whole family is invited to make art together in these artist-led, free workshops. Please arrive a few minutes early to ensure a spot. Children under seven should be accompanied by an adult. All materials provided"just bring an open and creative mind. Throughout the summer, MAM's Saturday Family Workshops will collaborate with the CIVICKIDS initiative.
Teachers: Jennifer Ogden




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