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Posted on 22 August 2017

Missoula Art Museum September 2017 Events

OPENING EXHIBITIONS

September 01, 2017 - February 24, 2018
Convening Indigenous Voices Forum, Part 1
Our Side: Elisa Harkins, Tanya Lukin Linklater, Marianne Nicolson, and Tanis S'eiltin
Wendy Red Star curated this exhibition, a reexamination of land, body, language, and history from the perspective of four contemporary indigenous American and First Nations artists: Elisa Harkins, Tanya Lukin Linklater, Marianne Nicolson, and Tanis S'eiltin.
September 20 - December 30, 2017
Shed/Afternow: Work by Linda Stoudt in the MAM Collection
When Stoudt's husband of 42 years died from cancer in 2012, part of her grieving process was to make art. She gifted 24 artworks to MAM’s Collection in 2016.  Her work is a remarkable testament to the power of love and life. 
 
September 27 - December 30, 2017
Dear Viewer: Text-Based Artwork From the MAM Collection
"Dear Viewer" is a concise survey of text-based artworks from the MAM Collection, including 12 new and never-before-exhibited acquisitions. These works demonstrate a range of methods and motivations for integrating words and images.
 
CONTINUING EXHIBITIONS
Through August 26, 2017
Chris Pappan: Ghost Images
Pappan (Osage/ Kaw/Cheyenne River Sioux/Mixed European), with roots stemming from the Lowbrow art movement, combines contemporary culture with historical ledger drawings. His deft portraiture plays with traditional methods of depiction, freely exaggerating, doubling, and distorting imagery.
 
Through September 16, 2017
Maggy Rozycki Hiltner: What Lies Beneath

Through September 16, 2017
Keith Goodhart: A Portrait Atlas
 
Through September 23, 2017
Elizabeth Dove: It Started with Aardvark
 
Through September 20, 2017
From Flower Cloth to Story Cloth: Hmong Textiles in the MAM Collection

Through  November 04, 2017
By the Bike: Appleby/Reineking, Ford-Terry, Goodhart, Hatch, and Zentz
 
EVENTS & PUBLIC PROGRAMS
 
September 01, 2017
First Friday with "Elizabeth Dove: It Started with Aardvark"
Times: 5 PM - 8 PM
Join Elizabeth Dove, University of Montana Professor of Art, for a reception in honor of her exhibition, "It Started with Aardvark." Listen to a gallery talk by the artist at 7 PM.
 
 
September 09, 2017
Saturday+ with Keith Goodhart 
Times: 11 AM-12 PM
Join abstract assemblage sculptor Keith Goodhart for an informal coffee talk in MAM's Shott Gallery, and then continue to his installation in the Missoula Art Park.
 
 
September 12, 2017
Artist Lecture: "Elizabeth Dove, It Started with Aardvark"
Times: 7 PM
Exhibiting artist Elizabeth Dove offers an intimate look into the complex processes and motivation behind her exhibition, "It Started with Aardvark." Dove is professor in the School of Art at the University of Montana, known for integrating digital technology and traditional printmaking practices.
 
 
September 19, 2017
Closing Reception: From Flower Cloth to Story Cloth
Times: 4-6 PM
MAM brings the community together for the close of the exhibition, "From Flower Cloth to Story Cloth: Hmong Textiles in the MAM Collection," during Soft Landing's Welcoming Week.

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September 28, 2017
Montana Book Festival: Exhibition Tour
Times: 10 AM
Tour the exhibition "Dear Viewer: Text-Based Artwork from the MAM Collection" with Senior Curator Brandon Reintjes.
Montana Book Festival: Textcraft Maker Space
Times: 1-4 PM
Drop in to a maker space in the Goldberg Family Library to work on interactive or solo art projects repurposing found text from old books and magazines.
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