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Gallery Guide

Your guide to First Friday in February



1888 Metal Arts

Birds, No Bees, Flowers and an Ugly Tree, watercolors by February’s featured artist Jacquie Farr. Opens Friday, Feb. 2 with a reception from 5 to 8 p.m. On display through February. At 118 Main Street in Hamilton. Call 777-5748.

Art Museum of Missoula

29th Annual Art Auction Exhibition, a show of more than 80 works by artists from Missoula and throughout the Northwest, to be put up for auction at the museum’s annual fundraiser. On view in the Second Floor Galleries through Friday, Feb. 2, when a closing reception will be held from 5 to 8 p.m. Gala and auction Saturday, Feb. 3 at 5 p.m. in UM’s University Center Ballroom. Also, Helen McAuslan, a show of work by the Montana modernist painter. On display in the Main Gallery through March 10. At 335 N. Pattee. Call 728-0447.

Bernice’s Bakery

February’s featured artist is Kerri Rosenstein, whose work will be on display through Feb. 28. At 190 S. Third W. Call 728-1358.

Birnbaum’s Broadway Frame

Studies: Works on & of Paper, a display of work by Toni Matlock Taylor. Opens Friday, Feb. 2 with a reception from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. On view through Feb. 26. At 331 E. Broadway. Call 721-6026.

Buffalo Jump Gallery

Cowboy Cadillac, new print by Jim Thomason. Also featuring work in a variety of media by Mary Gilmere, Jerry Johnson, Shirley Bugli, Nancy Glazier, Larry Zabel, G. Harvey, and Tim Cox. At 3946 Hwy. 93 in Stevensville. Call 777-2066.

Butterfly Herbs

Black-and-white photographs by Chris Audio. On display through February. At 232 N. Higgins. Call 728-8780.

The Catalyst

Works by assemblage artist Allison Troxel and bookbinder MaryLiz Riddle. Opens Friday, Feb. 2 with a reception from 6 to 8 p.m. On display through February. At 111 N. Higgins. Call 542-1337.

Counting Coup Gallery

Ongoing displays of Native American contemporary and traditional arts. At 135 E. Main. Call 728-4722.

Crystal Sandbox

Fine art glass work by artist and proprietor Mark Capel. At 123 W. Main. Call 721-2333.

Doc’s Gourmet Sandwich Express

Thought Without Words, Polaroid image series by Texas photographer Michael Roche. On display though February. At 214 N. Higgins. Call 542-7414.

Hockaday Museum of Art

Now on display: Fete des Beaux Arts: Our Winter Fund-raising Art Auction and Celebration! Preview exhibition for auction on view through Feb. 9. Auction will be held Saturday, Feb. 10 at 8 p.m. Also, A Montana Treasure: The Poindexter Collection of the Montana Historical Society, an exhibit of abstract expressionist works, including paintings by Willem de Kooning and Jackson Pollock. On view through June 2. At 302 Second St. in Kalispell. Call 755-5268.

Isis Studio Gallery

Opening exhibition of work by artist/proprietors Crystal Kingston and Piere Pahl. At the old Dixon Store on Hwy. 200 in Dixon. Call 246-2787.


Raymond Meeks, a display of recent work by the Montana-based fine art photographer. At 217 Main St. in Hamilton. Call 363-4567.

Monte Dolack Gallery

Greenough Park, a new limited edition print by Monte Dolack, in addition to a variety of other works. At 139 W. Front. Call 549-3248.

Ponderosa Art Gallery

Work by American and Canadian painters and sculptors, including Jim Reynolds, Bill Anton, Sherry Sander, Robert Bateman, Bob Kuhn, Terri Mimnaugh, Tim Shinabarger and Scott Christensen. At 944 Springhill Road in Hamilton. Call 375-1212.

Raven Café

Paintings, drawings and prints by Missoula artist Kim Foiles. Opens Friday, Feb. 2 with a reception from 5 to 7 p.m. On display through Feb. 27. At 130 E. Broadway. Call 829-8188.

Rocky Mountain School of Photography

In the Middle, black-and-white documentary photographs of Hillside Middle School in Salt Lake City, by photographer and educator Lynn Hoffman-Brouse. On display through February. At 210 N. Higgins, Suite 101. Call 543-0171.

Southgate Mall

Hallways to History: A Photographic Walk Through Missoula’s Past, featuring 90 historic photos on display throughout the mall’s three main hallways. Call 721-5140.

Sutton West

A show of work by Sally Garrett, Katie Knight and Kay Langland. Opens Thursday, Feb. 1 with a reception Friday, Feb. 2 from 5 to 8 p.m. On display through Feb. 27. At 121 W. Broadway. Call 721-5460.

University Center Gallery

Above and Beyond, recent mixed-media works by Bev Beck Glueckert. Opening reception Friday, Feb. 2 from 5 to 8 p.m. On display through Feb. 23. In the University Center on UM campus. Call 243-4991.

UM Gallery of Visual Arts

Dishes, an installation of ceramic sculpture and prints by Jeanne Quinn and Sculpture, by Jennifer Reifsneider. Artist lecture Thursday, Feb. 1 from 5:30to 6:30 p.m. with an opening reception from 6:30 to 8 p.m. On view through Feb. 23. In the Social Science Building on UM campus. Call 243-2813.

UM Museum of Fine Arts

Shelterbelt, installation by artist and Hi-Line farmer Gary Horinek. Artist reception Friday, Feb. 2 from 5 to 7 p.m. On view through Feb. 28. In the PAR-TV Center on UM Campus. Call 543-2019.

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