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CONTINUUM: CONTEMPORARY AMERICAN INDIAN ART FROM THE MAM COLLECTION
Missoula Art Museum - Details
January 15, 2019 - October 01, 2020
CONTINUUM: CONTEMPORARY AMERICAN INDIAN ART FROM THE MAM COLLECTION
The Missoula Art Museum (MAM) and Salish Kootenai College (SKC) are collaborating to exhibit works from MAM's Contemporary American Indian Art Collection at the Three Woodcocks building on the SKC campus. The exhibition is guest curated by University of Montana art history graduate student Nikolyn Garner.


In Praise of Folly: Five Artists After Philip Guston
Missoula Art Museum - Details
January 25 - September 01, 2019
In Praise of Folly: Five Artists After Philip Guston
Guston's iconic "Cigar" (1969), on long-term loan through Art Bridges, serves as the catalyst for five artists, Adrian Arleo, John Buck, Jaune Quick-To-See Smith, Richard Notkin, and Jay Schmidt, to create artworks in response to the political and racial content found in "Cigar" and to Guston's aesthetic practice.


LAURA BARRETT: A STATE OF GRACE
Missoula Art Museum - Details
May 01 - August 01, 2019
LAURA BARRETT: A STATE OF GRACE
Paris Gibson Square Museum of Art
Laura Barrett: State of Grace is organized by the Missoula Art Museum as a tribute to a wonderful artist, imaginative gallerist, supportive philanthropist, astute collector, and generous humanist who did not receive her due as an artist while living.


JOHN HITCHCOCK: BURY THE HATCHET/PRAYER FOR MY P'AH-BE
Missoula Art Museum - Details
May 03 - September 14, 2019
JOHN HITCHCOCK: BURY THE HATCHET/PRAYER FOR MY P'AH-BE
The variety of elements that form the exhibition were inspired by Hitchcock's research while he was artist-in-residence at the Buffalo Bill Center of the West in Cody, Wyoming.


HARD EDGE/SOFT GROUND: ACCESS AND POWER IN THE MAM COLLECTIONS
Missoula Art Museum - Details
May 10 - September 07, 2019
HARD EDGE/SOFT GROUND: ACCESS AND POWER IN THE MAM COLLECTIONS
Where is home? What is freedom? Who decides? With debates erupting daily in volatile national conversations, MAM invites you to uncover new insights in the work of collection artists.


CLARICE DREYER: IN THE GARDEN
Missoula Art Museum - Details
May 14 - October 05, 2019
CLARICE DREYER: IN THE GARDEN
Dreyer has never had an outdoor solo exhibit of her cast sculptures in her home state, and MAM is pleased to now have a dedicated exterior gallery designed by a landscape architect for art to showcase this exceptional work.


IN PRAISE OF FOLLY: FIVE ARTISTS AFTER PHILIP GUSTON
Missoula Art Museum - Details
May 19, 2019 - January 01, 2021
IN PRAISE OF FOLLY: FIVE ARTISTS AFTER PHILIP GUSTON
The exhibition is available to travel through 2021.


BORDER CANTOS | SONIC BORDER RICHARD MISRACH | GUILLERMO GALINDO
Missoula Art Museum - Details
May 28 - September 21, 2019
BORDER CANTOS | SONIC BORDER RICHARD MISRACH | GUILLERMO GALINDO
This exhibition examines issues surrounding dislocation and forced migration and investigates political versus cultural boundaries and human rights.


LINDA MARIA THOMPSON: EMIGRANT MEMOIR
Missoula Art Museum - Details
May 28 - September 07, 2019
LINDA MARIA THOMPSON: EMIGRANT MEMOIR
Emigrant Memoir is the continuation of an ongoing investigation of the visualization of the migrant experience past and present, the collective and the personal.


Teen Artist Summer Open Studio
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


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


Saturday Family Art Workshop: Compassion for Nature
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


FIRST FRIDAY: MAM ON THE MOVE
Missoula Art Museum - Details
August 02, 2019
FIRST FRIDAY: MAM ON THE MOVE
Times: 5:00-8:00 PM
Beat the August heat at MAM while you and your family get back to your roots with exhibit Emigrant Memoir. Check out MAM on the Move. Enjoy a no- host bar and music by KBGA while you ponder the issues of migration, memory, and identity. Sponsored by Slikati Photo + Video.
Location: MAM


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


MIGRATION STORIES: STORYTELLING NIGHT
Missoula Art Museum - Details
August 14, 2019
MIGRATION STORIES: STORYTELLING NIGHT
Times: 7:00-8:00 PM
Everyone has a personal migration story, and we want to hear yours! In an open mic style event, participants will be able to sign up for storytelling timeslots.

Share your positive experiences of identity, family, and culture, as well as the challenges and hardships of border crossing, detention, and relocation. Presented in conjunction with the International Rescue Committee and Soft Landing Missoula.
Location: MAM


LUNCH CLUB
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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


Saturday Family Art Workshop: Word Art and Superpowers
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


PRE-LECTURE MEMBER RECEPTION
Missoula Art Museum - Details
September 04, 2019
PRE-LECTURE MEMBER RECEPTION
Times: 5:30-6:30 PM
MAM members are invited to the museum for a pre-lecture party to celebrate the work of Guillermo Galindo and Richard Misrach. Enjoy hors d'oeuvres, good company, and a no-host bar at the museum, before strolling over to the MCT Center for the Performing Arts for a lecture and performance by the artists. Free for members.
Location: MAM


VOICES IN CONTEMPORARY ART: RICHARD MISRACH AND GUILLERMO GALINDO

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Missoula Art Museum - Details
September 04, 2019
VOICES IN CONTEMPORARY ART: RICHARD MISRACH AND GUILLERMO GALINDO
Times: 7:00-8:30 PM
Enjoy an evening with the artists from the MAM exhibition Border Cantos | Sonic Borders. Photographer Misrach will speak about his work documenting the controversies of immigration and forced migration. Guillermo Galindo will present a performance of experimental compositions and uniquely- created instruments. Open to the public. Tickets are $5 (free for members and students). Call (406) 728-0447 to RSVP or purchase tickets. Made possible by Art Bridges.
Location: MCT Center for Performing Arts
Price: $5.00


FIRST FRIDAY: BORDER CANTOS | SONIC BORDERS: RICHARD MISRACH AND GUILLERMO GALINDO
Missoula Art Museum - Details
September 06, 2019
FIRST FRIDAY: BORDER CANTOS | SONIC BORDERS: RICHARD MISRACH AND GUILLERMO GALINDO
Times: 5:00-8:00 PM
Join us as we welcome the artists of Border Cantos

|Sonic Borders for a First Friday reception complete with a no-host bar. With special thanks to the Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art with support provided by Art Bridges.
Location: MAM


KATHLEEN HERLIHY-PAOLI: ACT THREE
Missoula Art Museum - Details
September 07, 2020 - September 12, 2021
KATHLEEN HERLIHY-PAOLI: ACT THREE
Act Three is a series of acrylic paintings from Missoula artist Kathleen Herlihy-Paoli.




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