Directory of Arts


4 Ravens Gallery

248 N. Higgins – (406) 317-1543

4ravensgallery.com

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
(406) 549-0752


Art Attic Framing And Design

123 South Ave. W – (406) 728-5500


Art Hang Up

839 S. Higgins Ave. – (406) 327-8757
thearthangup.com

john@thearthangup.com
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
missoulaartistsshop.com


ARTS Missoula

327 E. Broadway – (406) 541- 0860

(P.O. Box 7662)

artsmissoula.org

info@artsmissoula.org

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


Barbara Morrison

717 Hiberta – (406) 721-6159
morrisondesigns.com
barbara.lee.morrison@gmail.com

Brightly colored gouache paintings and found object sculptures in a folk art style.


Barnes And Noble Booksellers

2640 N. Reserve St. – (406) 721-0009


Bathing Beauties Beads

501 S. Higgins Ave. – (406) 543-0018

bathingbeautiesbeads.com
katie@bathingbeautiesbeads.com
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

(406) 273-8370
bobbe-almer.com
starkmtnstudio@gmail.com

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.


Book Exchange And Liquid Planet

2235 Brooks St. – (406) 728-6342
booksmontana.com
sales@booksmontana.com
Open: M-SA 8-9, SU 9-5

Specializing in new & used bargain books, with an emphasis on Montana authors & subjects. Visit our Liquid Planet coffee shop.


Bookstore At The University Of Montana

5 Campus Dr. – (406) 243-1234


Buttercup Market And Cafe

1221 Helen Ave. – (406) 541-1221


Butterfly Herbs

232 N. Higgins Ave. – (406) 728-8780
butterflyherbs.com
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
carouselformissoula.com


Catalyst

111 N. Higgins Ave. – (406) 542-1337


China Woods Furniture And Gallery

716 N. Dickens (Toole Avenue at the Tracks)
(406) 550-2511
chinawoodsstore.com
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.


Chris Frandsen

P.O. Box 8772, 59807 – (406) 207-8363
montanaartist.net
ctfrandsen@gmail.com
Open: by appt

Chris Frandsen creates “en plein air” and studio paintings in watercolor and oil of landscapes, people, still-life and wildlife from Montana and other special places around the world.


Claire Emery Woodblock Prints

223 W. Railroad St. – (406) 728-7910
emeryart.com
claire@emeryart.com


Clark Fork Crossing

100 Madison St. – (406) 543-3647


Clay Studio Of Missoula

1106A Hawthorne St. – (406) 543-0509
theclaystudioofmissoula.org
info@theclaystudioofmissoula.org


Confident Stitch

139 W. Front St. – (406) 540-4068
theconfidentstitch.com

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


Dana Boussard

24425 Doney Ave., Arlee, MT 59821
(406) 726-3357
danaboussard.com
danaboussard@hotmail.com

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.


Dana Gallery

246 N. Higgins Ave. – (406) 721-3154


Darkroom Of Montana

109 W Main St. – (406) 549-1070


Destination Missoula

101 E. Main St. – (406) 532-3250


Dirk E. Lee Art

P.O. Box 7661, Missoula, MT 59807
(406) 546-9301


DJ Heart Mobile Disc Jockey Service

(406) 240-7903
www.djheartmissoula.com


Dolce Canto

P.O. Box 7343, 59807– dolcecanto.org


Downtown Dance Collective

121 W. Main St. – (406) 541-7240
ddcmontana.com
info@ddcmontana.com

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
carouselformissoula.com


Ed Norton Big Band

408 Village Pl. – (406) 543-7966


Editorial Eyes

204 N. Travois – (406) 546-5432
(P.O. Box 7436, 59807) 
editorial.eyes.mt@aol.com

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)
EquusInternationalFilmFestival.com
equusinternationalfilmfestival@gmail.com
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
artsmissoula.org/gallery-guide
firstfriday@artsmissoula.org

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
artsmissoula.org/first-night
firstnight@artsmissoula.org


Frame Of Mind Custom Framing And Art Gallery

1706 Brooks – (406) 549-8589
frameofmindmt.com

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
montanaart.com
info@montanaart.com
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.


Gallery Of Visual Arts

Social Science Bldg., UM – (406) 243-2813
umt.edu/art
gallery.visarts@umontana.edu


Green Light Apparel And Home

301 N. Higgins – (406) 541-0080
greenlightmt.com
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

heartsafirepottery.com


Historical Museum At Fort Missoula

3400 Captain Rawn Way – (406) 728-3476
fortmissoulamuseum.org
ftmslamuseum@montana.com
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.


Humanities Montana

311 Brantly, UM – (406) 243-6022

humanitiesmontana.org

info@humanitiesmontana.org

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

(406) 370-0372


Joseph’s Coat yarns and fibers

115 S. 3rd St. W. – (406) 549-1419
josephscoatyarn.com
josephscoatyarn@gmail.com


Justin Lee, Songwriter/Musician

(406) 531-1577


K. Ross Toole Archives And Special Collections, Mansfield Library

University of Montana
(406) 243-2053


L.A. Design

337 E. Broadway – (406) 543-5077


Lake Missoula Tea company

136 E. Broadway – (406) 926-1038
lakemissoulatea.com
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)
MCTinc.org

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.


Meadowsweet Herbs

180 S. Third St. W – (406) 728-0543
Meadowsweet-Herbs.com
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
mikesprintandcopy.com
orders@montanacopy.com


Missoula Art Museum

335 N. Pattee St. 
(406) 728-0447
missoulaartmuseum.org
info@missoulaartmuseum.org
Open: TU-SA 10-5

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
mcat.org

June 25-29 or July 16-20 Animation Camp; July 9-13 Montana Time Travelers; July 23-27: Zombie Movie Making Workshop.


Missoula Copy Center

2304 McDonald – (406) 549-COPY (2679)
missoulacopy.com
missoulacopy@bresnan.net
Open: M-F 8-6

Color copies, high speed b/w copies, b/w laser copies, large format copies, banners, magnetic signs, street signs, aluminum signs, drafting tools, safety equipment, surveying equipment.


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
missoulapeoplesmarket.org
info@missoulapeoplesmarket.org 
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
missoulapubliclibrary.org


Missoula Symphony Orchestra And Chorale

320 E. Main St. – (406) 721-3194
(P.O. Box 8301, 59807)
missoulasymphony.org
info@missoulasymphony.org


Montana Museum Of Art And Culture

Meloy & Paxson Galleries
PARTV Center, The University of Montana Campus
(406) 243-2019
Offices (Main Hall 006, UM, 59812)
umt.edu/montanamuseum
museum@umontana.edu

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

(406) 549-3248
dolack.com

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.


Morgenroth Music

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)

(406) 541-6683

noteworthystore.com

info@noteworthystore.com

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
paintingwithatwist.com/missoula
studio177@paintingwithatwist.com
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.


Patterson Fine Art Photography, PLLC

905 Evans Ave. – (406) 543-1911
www.johnnypatterson.com
johnnypatterson@mac.com


Pirnie Art Showroom

337 E. Broadway – (406) 543-2713


Radius Gallery

114 E. Main St. – (406) 541-7070
radiusgallery.com
info@radiusgallery.com


Recording Center

118 W. Pine St. – (406) 721-4172


River City Roots Festival

Missoula Downtown Association – (406) 543-4238
rivercityrootsfestival.com

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


Salsa Loca

408 Village Pl. – (406) 543-7966


Shakespeare And Co.

103 S. 3rd St. W – (406) 549-9010


Shirt Shop

740 River St. – (406) 728-5671
rob@shirtshop.biz
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
homeresource.org/sponcon

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

sormt.org

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

(406) 251-4243


UM Productions

University Center, Ste. 104 – (406) 243-6661


University Center Gallery

The University of Montana
32 Campus Dr., UC 227
(406) 243-5564


University Of Montana School Of Music

UM Music Bldg., 101 – (406) 721-6880


Upcycled

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

wamphoto@me.com

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
zootownarts.org

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.