Directory of Arts
4 Ravens Gallery
248 N. Higgins – (406) 317-1543
Open: M-SA 10-6 (Sundays during summer & winter holidays)
We are local and professional artists working in a variety of mediums: glass, stone, metal, clay, jewelry, fiber, painting and photography. Emphasis on fine contemporary craft. A well-known stop on the First Friday Gallery Walk in downtown Missoula.
Art Associates Of Missoula
P.O. Box 1678, Missoula, MT 59806
Art Attic Framing And Design
123 South Ave. W – (406) 728-5500
Art Hang Up
839 S. Higgins Ave. – (406) 327-8757
Open: T, W, TH, F 10-5:30, SA 11-3
Home to the Garden City Tree of Life mural, The Art Hang Up is where artists go to frame. In addition to quality picture framing and canvas care, the gallery hosts photography, prints and paintings by Montana artists, currently featuring the modern West sketches by the architect Seth Capon.
Artists’ Shop – Fine Art And Craft
127 N. Higgins Ave. – (406) 543-6393
327 E. Broadway – (406) 541- 0860
(P.O. Box 7662)
Open M-F 9-5
Arts Missoula connects art, culture, and community through education, advocacy and celebration. Arts Missoula coordinates Missoula’s sister city program, First Night Missoula, SPARK!-Arts Ignite Learning, the city of Missoula Public Art Committee, the Montana Book Festival, First Friday Gallery Night marketing, economic and cultural tourism initiatives, and produces weekly arts newsletter.
Ballet Arts Academy
1620 Rodgers St., Ste. 3 – (406) 549-3081
Barnes And Noble Booksellers
2640 N. Reserve St. – (406) 721-0009
Bathing Beauties Beads
501 S. Higgins Ave. – (406) 543-0018
In the Heart of the Mountains, on the Shores of the Great Bead Sea, it is here you will find over 7,500 different types of beads. From semi-precious pearls and Czech glass to sterling and gold-filled findings and chain…and always….advice. We encourage our customers to pick up a cup of coffee, tea, or sweet treat at one of the many fine Hip Strip establishments and then come on over to design! Come in a novice and leave with a one-of-a-kind piece of jewelry…made by YOU! The store is your pallet and the options are limitless….
Big Sky Mudflaps
408 Village Pl. – (406) 543-7966
Bird’s Nest Books
219 N. Higgins Ave. – (406) 721-1125
Bobbe Almer – Stark Mountain Studio
Bobbe Almer creates fine art depicting the landscapes of the west. Her works in watercolor, oil, and pastel have been juried into numerous shows, won many awards, and grace the walls of collectors worldwide. Bobbe is represented by the E3 Convergence Gallery in Missoula, the Persimmon Gallery in Bigfork, and Birds and Beasley’s in Helena. She offers private lessons by appointment to assist students in honing their creative skills. Group lessons for interested students are also available. Contact Bobbe for more information.
Bookstore At The University Of Montana
5 Campus Dr. – (406) 243-1234
Buttercup Market And Cafe
1221 Helen Ave. – (406) 541-1221
232 N. Higgins Ave. – (406) 728-8780
Open: M-F 7-7, SA & SU 9-5:30
Butterfly Herbs, Missoula’s 1st and favorite espresso bar has been a hub for local artists & writers for 44 years! The gallery in our coffee bar features monthly shows of diverse & eclectic works from local & regional artists. Experience “The Essence of Missoula” at Butterfly Herbs! Offering fresh coffees, teas (Evening in Missoula), bulk spices & botanicals, fine toiletries & gifts. Our café features salads, and coffee ice cream specialties. Located in the heart of historic downtown
Carousel For Missoula
101 Carousel Dr. – (406) 549-8382
111 N. Higgins Ave. – (406) 542-1337
China Woods Furniture And Gallery
716 N. Dickens (Toole Avenue at the Tracks)
Open: TH-SU 11-5 or by appt.; closed January
Providing fine furniture, art and home accessories to discerning clients since 2002. Our 7000 square foot warehouse is filled with world treasures, all hand-selected in Asia. We have antique furniture, ceramics, jewelry, and architectural ornamentation from China. We also carry religious shrines and temple gods, Indonesian house parts, Tibetan doors and furniture, wrought iron, textiles, and stone Buddhas.
Clark Fork Crossing
100 Madison St. – (406) 543-3647
139 W. Front St. – (406) 540-4068
Open: M-F 10-6, SA 10-5
Fine fabrics and modern quilting cottons.
Copperopolis Of Missoula
132 N. Higgins – (406) 926-3188
The Crystal Limit
119 S. Higgins - (405) 549-1729
24425 Doney Ave., Arlee, MT 59821
Nationally known artist Dana Boussard has fiber and glass installations in the collection of numerous private, corporate and public buildings throughout the country. Her private studio pieces, including fiber works, paintings and drawings, have been hung in numerous museums and gallery exhibitions. Boussard is available for commissions. Contact the artist for a studio appointment.
246 N. Higgins Ave. – (406) 721-3154
Darkroom Of Montana
109 W Main St. – (406) 549-1070
101 E. Main St. – (406) 532-3250
Dirk E. Lee Art
P.O. Box 7661, Missoula, MT 59807
DJ Heart Mobile Disc Jockey Service
P.O. Box 7343, 59807– dolcecanto.org
Downtown Dance Collective
121 W. Main St. – (406) 541-7240
The DDC is a place for Every Body, Every Ability to enjoy the visual and performing arts, specializing in dance in all forms for adults and children. A place for instruction, performances, workshops, art exhibitions, and to attend events such as weddings, meetings, fundraisers and other various celebrations. A warm and welcoming atmosphere for the arts in the heART of Downtown Missoula.
Dragon Hollow Play Area
101 Carousel Dr. – (406) 549-8382
Ed Norton Big Band
408 Village Pl. – (406) 543-7966
204 N. Travois – (406) 546-5432
(P.O. Box 7436, 59807)
We specialize in all aspects of proofreading and editing: e.g., manuscripts, books, articles, technical works, music, and poetry. Hours by appointment. One hour minimum.
EQUUS INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL
Roxy Theater – (406) 880-0683
(P.O. Box 599, Frenchtown, 59834)
November 9-11, 2018
Equus International Film Festival is the premier global venue for equine film, television and alt-media. Established in 2011 as the first equine film festival and outreach project of Horse Haven Montana, the festival features awardwinning
films and other media, panel discussions, and special presentations on a range of equine issues.
Fact And Fiction
220 N. Higgins Ave. – (406) 721-2881
First Friday Gallery Night/Arts Missoula
327 E. Broadway – (406) 541-0860
Visit Missoula’s art museums and galleries for new and vintage artwork. Most Missoula galleries and several retail businesses celebrate new exhibits on the first Friday of the month from 5-8 pm. Meet artists from throughout the region
and enjoy refreshments and appetizers.
First Night Missoula
(P.O. Box 7662) – (406) 541-0860
Frame Of Mind Custom Framing And Art Gallery
1706 Brooks – (406) 549-8589
Open: T-F 10-6, SA 10-2
Frame of Mind offers a unique and interactive framing experience for customers of all ages. Our passionate and well educated staff can help you with all of your framing needs. We are committed to providing superior framing services at just the right price. The Frame of Mind Gallery is Missoula’s home for the full collection of Monte Dolack’s and Mary Beth Percival’s work, including posters, prints, limited editions, notecards, and more. Our online store makes it easy to order all of your Monte Dolack favorites and have them delivered straight to your door.
Fresh Works Studio
202 Takima – (406) 721-3884
Gallery 709 Inside Montana Art And Framing
709 Ronan St. – (406) 541-7100
Open: M-F 9-5, SA 10-3
Located in the center of Missoula, the gallery mounts monthly exhibitions on First Fridays featuring some of the best Missoula artists: Walter Hook paintings & prints, George Gogas prints, Nancy Erickson mixed media paintings, Christofer Autio photographs, Patricia Forsberg paintings, Marion Lavery acrylics, Barbara Morrison paintings & mixed media, Elloie Jeter pastels, Marvie Redmond oils, Teresa Garland Warner oils, Elene Weege oils & pastels, Alan Wikoff acrylics, Bob Hawkins photographs, John Salisbury photographs, Peter Keefer digital art, and Paul Cebulla, watercolors and acrylics by Don H. Mundt. Quality custom picture framing is available with archival materials, competitive prices and artist discounts.
Green Light Apparel And Home
301 N. Higgins – (406) 541-0080
Open: M-SA 10-6, SU 12-4
The Green Light, Missoula’s premiere eco-boutique and healthy living department store is also your source for local products! At this fun and unique store, you will find nearly 40 local artists, designers and craftspeople proudly represented via jewelry, clothing, accessories, skin and body care, gifts, and candles! The Green Light, on the corner of Broadway and Higgins in the heart of downtown Missoula.
Hearts Afire Pottery & Art Studio
2426 W. Central Ave – (406) 926-3435
Historical Museum At Fort Missoula
3400 Captain Rawn Way – (406) 728-3476
Open: Mem-Labor Day M-SA 10-5, SU 12-5; Labor-Mem Day T-SU 12-5
At the heart of Fort Missoula, over 15 historic buildings & exhibits, railroad, sawmill, 35,000 artifacts & 3 galleries interpreting the history of western Montana. Accredited by the American Alliance of Museums.
311 Brantly, UM – (406) 243-6022
Humanities Montana is committed to helping Montanans learn and reflect together. As an independent, nonprofit affiliate of the National Endowment for the Humanities, we support knowledge, thoughtfulness, and civil discussion through grants and public humanities programs.
Impressions – Marion Lavery
5545 Skyway Dr. – (406) 251-5672
International Choral Festival Of Missoula
(P.O. Box 8203, Missoula, Mt 59807) - (406) 721-7985
Jeannette Rankin Peace Center
519 S. Higgins Ave. – (406) 543-3955
Jilayne Dunn, Figure Skating Instructor
Justin Lee, Songwriter/Musician
K. Ross Toole Archives And Special Collections, Mansfield Library
University of Montana
337 E. Broadway – (406) 543-5077
Lake Missoula Tea company
136 E. Broadway – (406) 926-1038
We pick global so you can drink local! Drink a cup at our custom tea bar. Offering loose-leaf teas from around the world and bold herbal blends. Tea ware and other accessories also available.
Living Art Of Montana
725 W. Alder St., Ste. 17 – (406) 549-5329
MCT Center For The Performing Arts
200 N. Adams St. – (406) 728-7529 (PLAY)
MCT is the home of the Missoula Children’s Theatre, the world’s largest touring children’s theatre, and the Missoula Community Theatre, a community theatre production company. Across the country and throughout the world, we are recognized as the premiere group that brings performing arts opportunities to communities—most notably to kids—who might otherwise not have access to them. The MCT Center for the Performing Arts is a venue available for rentals such as receptions, weddings and other events.
180 S. Third St. W – (406) 728-0543
Open: M- F 10-6, SA 11-5
“Where Mother Nature comes to shop”, home to hundreds of organic herbs, spices, herbal teas, salts, herbal tinctures, encapsulated vitamins, and minerals. Meadowsweet carries an amazing selection of bulk body care, “Montana Made” products, aromatherapy, flower essences, and our own Meadowsweet-made label of salves and Sweet Spa healing body care. Our Professionally trained Herbalists can help you select the products and services that will help you reach your optimal health. Professional Herbalist consultation available.
mike's print & copy
1503 S. Russell – (406) 728-3363
Missoula Art Museum
A cultural treasure since 1975, MAM offers a fully accessible, public museum with free admission, eight state-of the-art exhibition spaces, a library, a bookstore, an education center, and temporary exhibitions in local government spaces. The MAM Collection includes more than 1,900 objects representing the best of the region’s contemporary art, as well as signature collections dedicated to contemporary American Indian art and Montana Modernism. In 2016, MAM established Missoula’s first downtown public sculpture park in partnership with the City of Missoula and neighboring businesses, expanding the museum’s gallery and educational space outdoors.
Missoula Community Media Resource
500 N. Higgins – (406) 542-6228
June 25-29 or July 16-20 Animation Camp; July 9-13 Montana Time Travelers; July 23-27: Zombie Movie Making Workshop.
Missoula Figure Skating Club
Glacier Ice Rink – (406) 543-LUTZ (5889)
(P.O. Box 9195, Missoula, MT 59807)
Missoula Fine Art Studio
1205 Defoe St. #1 – (406) 616-3544
Missoula People’s Market
Corner of Higgins & Pine St., Downtown Missoula
(P.O. Box 696, 59806) – (406) 830-3216
Open: SA 9-1, May-Sept
The Market showcases over 80 local artisans, featuring unique Montana art & craft. Come check out our pottery, metal works, fine woodworking, photography, leatherwork, clothing, jewelry, and functional and whimsical art and meet the artists who created it! Breakfast, lunch, sweet treats, coffee, and cold drinks are also available while you shop in the festive market atmosphere of Downtown Missoula.
Missoula Public Library
301 E. Main St. – (406) 721-2665
Montana Museum Of Art And Culture
Open: Please visit our website for gallery hours and to see our rotating exhibition schedule. Closed on university holidays. The Montana Museum of Art & Culture (MMAC) reflects stories of the Rocky Mountain West and its place in the world through exhibitions and programs that illuminate and enlighten. Our unique visual library, the Permanent Collection of more than 11,000 artworks, and visiting exhibitions enlighten visitors through the magic of art. As a university and state museum, MMAC programs explore local, regional, and global themes. The museum also manages the outdoor public art on the UM campus, which is available for viewing any time of the day year round. A public art map is available on our website. 2018-2019 exhibitions include – Denizens: Wildlife on the Western Frontier; Horse; Between Wisdom & Knowledge: Contemporary Native American Art, Montana Moderns: Walter Hook, James Dew, Aden Arnold; Stephanie Frostad: The Evocative Moment and more! Visit our website for more details.
Montana Repertory Theatre
The University of Montana – (406) 243-5288
Monte Dolack Fine Art
Visit our online gallery to experience a unique vision of Montana’s wild places and creatures; browse the original paintings, prints and posters of Monte Dolack and Mary Beth Percival. Free shipping on orders over $250. Follow us on Facebook at MonteDolackFineArt.
1105 Sussex St. – (406) 549-0013
Mountain Press Publishing Company
1301 S. 3rd St. W. – (406) 728-1900/(800) 234-5308
Museum Of Mountain Flying
East end of Missoula International Airport – (406) 721-3644
Noteworthy Paper And Press
219 S 3rd St. W (New location! Across from Bernice’s Bakery)
Open: M-SA 10-6, Closed Sundays
Noteworthy Paper & Press is a stationery boutique and letterpress printing studio where we print and sell our own line of greeting cards and gifts. We also specialize in handmade gifts from independent artists, including stationery, journals and art prints, as well as jewelry, ceramics and more. We also design and print custom stationery and invitations for a variety of occasions.
Painting With A Twist
2100 Stephens Ave. #108 – (406) 540-4105
Looking for a fun night out with family and friends? Unleash your creative side with Painting with a Twist! Our talented team of local artists will guide you step by step through the session’s featured painting. We provide all painting supplies. No art experience is needed. Kids, family and adult classes. All adult classes after 5:30 pm are for ages 18 and older only (no exceptions, ID required) BYOB option.
Pirnie Art Showroom
337 E. Broadway – (406) 543-2713
118 W. Pine St. – (406) 721-4172
River City Roots Festival
Missoula Downtown Association – (406) 543-4238
The 13th annual River City Roots Festival will take place in Downtown Missoula Friday and Saturday August 24-25, 2018. Missoula’s signature celebration, the River City Roots Fest attracts more than 10,000 individuals into the heart of the community. This “must-attend” event features quality live performances of Americana music on West Main Street, an art show, food and beverage court, entertainment for children and families at the Family Fun Festival in Caras Park, as well as a 4-mile run.
Rocky Mountain Ballet Theatre
2704 Brooks, Ste. 2 – (406) 549-5155
Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation Elk Country Visitor Center
5705 Grant Creek Rd. – (406) 523-4545 / (866) 266-7750
Rocky Mountain Museum Of Military History
Bldg. T-136, Fort Missoula Rd. – (406) 549-5346
Roxy Theatre And International Wildlife Film Festival
718 S. Higgins Ave. – (406) 728-9380
408 Village Pl. – (406) 543-7966
Shakespeare And Co.
103 S. 3rd St. W – (406) 549-9010
740 River St. – (406) 728-5671
Open: M-F 8-5
Montana’s premiere silkscreen and embroidery shop. We’ve been doing custom screen printing for more than 40 years. And, not just for T-shirts. We also decorate hats, jackets, bags, hooded sweatshirts, vests, promotion products, glass ware, golf balls, pens and just about any apparel or material you can find. Have our art team create custom graphics or bring your own. When it comes to screen printing and embroidery – We are the best in Montana.
Southgate Mall – Hallways To History
2901 Brooks St. – (406) 721-5140
SPONTANEOUS CONSTRUCTION:MISSOULA’S ANNUAL FESTIVAL OF CREATIVE REINVENTION
Home ReSource, corner of Russell & Wyoming
Saturday, September 15
Head to Home ReSource for the nitty-est, gritty-est, smashin-est, bashinest, clangin-est, bangin-est, creativist, barbaloot savin-est party in town! Spontaneous Construction is a building contest and a celebration of reuse with great Missoula bands, food, and free activities for all ages. Teams compete to build their greatest creations using any of the materials available at Home ReSource over seven hours amidst a party atmosphere that’s fun— and safe—for the whole family.
String Orchestra Of The Rockies
(P.O. Box 8265, 59807) – (406) 493-2990 / 1-888-MONTANA
2018/19 SOR Concert Series: 9/16/18, 11/18/18, 2/17/19, 4/28/19
The SOR is raising the curtain on its 34th season! The only professional ensemble of its kind in Montana, it draws upon the talents of the finest string players in Big Sky Country. This unique, conductorless 15-member orchestra treats listeners to music as varied as Montana itself. The SOR also offers master classes and workshops taught by guest artists throughout the season. All concerts are held in the UM Music Recital Hall. Tickets are available through griztix.com or by calling 888-MONTANA.
Studio Pandora Custom Jewelry Design
211 N. Higgins Ave. – (406) 549-5100
Teresa Garland Warner, Fine Artist
University Center, Ste. 104 – (406) 243-6661
University Center Gallery
The University of Montana
32 Campus Dr., UC 227
University Of Montana School Of Music
UM Music Bldg., 101 – (406) 721-6880
517 S. Higgins – (406) 240-4731
The Vespiary Book Restoration & Bindery
1221 Helen Ave. – (406) 396-1911
Von Common Art Studios
100 N Johnson, #7 – (406) 360-7452
Western Union Band
408 Village Pl. – (406) 543-7966
William Munoz Photography
(406) 381 – 0691
William, as a 40 year professional photographer, is the photo-illustrator of over 100 children’s books. He shows his fine art photography at top art fairs across the country. Everything is in motion, even if we don’t immediately sense motion, it is there. William’s passion is sensing and photographing motion, whether trees or dance. His work can be seen at the 4 Ravens Gallery in downtown Missoula, where he is partner.
Zootown Arts Community Center (ZACC)
235 N. 1st St. W. – (406) 549-7555
The Zootown Arts Community Center (ZACC) is a non-profit arts community center located on Missoula’s Northside. We have a walk-in paint your own pottery studio, a public printshop, a small artist shop, and a contemporary art gallery. Our gallery specializes in dynamic group shows and emerging artists, and hosts a free art opening on the second Friday of each month. We also host many art classes for all ages, and a variety of musical and theater events.