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Missoula Art Museum Exhibits

 
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The Missoula Art Museum is an awesome local nonprofit organization that hosts many events and workshops and is free and open to the public: Wednesday-Friday: 10am-5pm and Saturday-Sunday: 10am-3pm.

Today (Sept 30) is the last day of the Joyce Folsom's gift to the MAM in 1''' exhibit, which  includes over 60 landscape works by Montana painters. Inspired by Folsom's generosity MAM's Joyce Folsom Society, of bequest donors, was formed shortly thereafter. Six works from this collection will be featured in the Goldberg Family Library through September 30, 2010.

Tomorrow (Oct 1) is an event for First Friday:
Join Michael for a talk about his paintings, ceramics, and puppets which are laced with his characteristic imagery and irony. The evening will also feature high energy rocker Andrea Harsell, 5PM, and jazz pianist Jamie Kelly, 7PM.

Other Current Exhibits:
Crack & Warp Column: David Nash
Missoula Art Museum is very excited to be hosting a monumental work by British sculptor David Nash. Crack & Warp Column is one of many large scale works that Nash is known to create.

A Road Runs Through It
MAM is proud to display six wood engravings by Missoula artist Claire Emery that capture the civic spirit of our community.

Drawings from the MAM Collections by Painters & Sculptors
Drawing has always been an important foundation for artists, partly as a springboard for planning, and sometimes as an end in itself.

Snippets from the Bright and from the Shade: The Camera Work of David J. Spear
Early in his career, Spear recognized the value of image making, its link with storytelling and identity, and was determined to share his love of photography with others.

Angela Babby: Wolakota
MAM is thrilled to host Wolakota, a new exhibition featuring the enameled art glass mosaics of Angela Babby. The subject matter in these works includes a combination of floral designs and portraits of significant tribal influences and are made entirely from glass, mortar, and tile board.

Michael Sarich: Hush & Babel
These recent works by Michael Sarich include paintings, ceramics, and large assembled puppets, all laced with his characteristic imagery and wry social commentaries.

Steve Muhs: I Have A Coffee Table
Like the Art Brut artists that emerged in Europe in the 1940's, Muhs is an educated and formally trained artist that has taken an idealistic approach to aesthetics.

They are currently accepting submissions for their Snap Art contest:
Join this all-inclusive group art exhibition by submitting a snap shot and you could be a winner too! Just upload your best shot to MAM's Facebook page or email it to snap@missoulaartmuseum.org and MAM will do the rest.
 
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