JULY 4, 2008

Note: First Friday falls on a national holiday this month. In the interest of simplicity, MCC and the MDA have established that First Fridays will fall on the first Friday of each month (seems simple enough, right?) In the event that First Friday falls on a holiday, the evening's activities may be slightly less robust than usual--but then again, maybe not! Contact MCC with any questions.

Studio 12 Art Gallery
Corner of Pattee & Broadway

MORE OF THIS/MORE OF THAT: In July Peter Keefer’s new digital print “Yellowstone River at Big Timber,” more of Carol Hoffnagle’s colored pencil drawings and new hand-stamped note cards by Mary Alice Dickenson. Located under the Big Red Neon Finger, below street level at the corner of N Pattee and Broadway. Open Thu-Sat, 11-5, 4 -7 on First Friday, July 4 and 11-7 on Friday, July 11. 549-1108.

Atelier d'Amour *New*
Ceretana Arts Building
801 Sherwood St.

Visit ATELIER D'AMOUR, the new work space of artist and musician William Alexandre Buchanan in Missoula. Join us this First Friday Evening in July for an open studio presentation of new paintings titled "Cro-Magnon Reprise: New Cave Art".

Indigo Gallery *New*
116 W. Front Street

Grand Opening Celebration
The Indigo Gallery is a new gallery focusing on new and contemporary Montana artists and global artwork in Downtown Missoula. Opening exhibit celebrating “Freedom” for 4th of July holiday 11am-8pm. Artists’ reception 6pm. Food, music, and refreshments. Call (406) 728-1703 or email indigogallery@airpost.net.

Bernice's Bakery
190 S. Third West

"Angels, Devils & Luchiadoras," new acrylic paintings by Julia LaTray, inspired by Mexican folk art. First Friday reception is July 4th, 6-9 pm, featuring wine, beer and snacks.

Murphy~Jubb Fine Art
210 N. Higgins Suite 300

Closed July 4th. Please visit us on First Friday in August.

Missoula Art Museum
335 N. Pattee

Closed July 4th. Please visit us on First Friday in August.

Whooping Crones Gallery
508 E. Broadway

The Gallery will be closed on July the 4th. The July show runs from July 3rd through July 26th.
We will be having an artist reception on Friday July 11th from 5~8 pm. Our featured ar
tist is Bob Phinney who will be showing abstracts and action figures.

Dana Gallery
246 N. Higgins Ave.

“The All Star Show” July 03 - July 18. Featuring: New works by renowned artists of Montana and the Northwest : Dana Gallery’s most popular artists of 2007/ 2008: Robert Moore , Tom Gilleon, Parvin, Jeff Walker, Davi Nelson, Robert Schlegel, Steve Oiestad, Carol Spielman, R. David Wilson, Dudley Dana. Also, Introducing Scott Switzer and Michael Mahoney. Opening reception: July 11, 5 p.m.- 8 p.m. Closed July 4th.
July 18 - 23 Dana Gallery Sixth Annual “Paint Out” (call or email for details: 406.721.3154, danagallery@montana.com).

Betty's Divine
521 S. Higgins

For July, Betty's walls will display a collection of odd, collaborative, abstract paintings likely to thrill some and toy with the aesthetic sensibilities of most others. By Natalie Christensen and Nathan McTague. Cookies for the lickin' and vino for the sippin'. July 11th, 5-8pm. Closed July 4th.

Downtown Dance Collective
121 West Main St.

Closed July 4th. Join us July 11th for a gallery opening for Vanessa Harvey and Mary Ann Stimpfling, followed by Bellydance, Breakdance, Hip Hop and live jazz music. 6-7:30 free to the public. Stay for the show at 8pm for $3 for members and $5 for general admission.

Gallery Saintonge
216 N. Higgins


July 9-30, featuring Marty Fromm's "Shambolic Sanctuary." Reception, July 11, 5-8 pm.

The Dark Room
135 N. Higgins

Featuring panorama photos by Charlie Ferguson. Reception July 11, 5-8 pm.

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