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Gallery Guide

What's on display in Missoula and beyond


Art City
On and Off the Wall, new works on paper by Laura Mae Jackson and new works in wood by Joseph Thompson including The End of the Tunnel. Show runs through Nov. 23 at 407 West Main St., Hamilton. Call 363–4764.

Art Museum of Missoula
Anne Appleby and Wes Mills Exhibition, a two–person exhibition of drawings, paintings and prints by Montana artists. Show runs through Jan. 5, 2002. Also, John Hooton: Hyaku Me, an installation of 100 photographs of eyes taken by Hooton since 1989. An artist’s reception will take place Friday, Dec. 7 from 6–8 p.m. The exhibit runs from Nov. 9 through Dec. 29. At 335 N. Pattee. Call 728–0447.

Bernice’s Bakery
A show of photographs from Doug Day, featuring his close–ups in Nature. From Nov. 1 through Nov. 30. At 190 S. Third St. W. Call 728–1358.

Birnbaum’s Broadway Frame
New works by Missoula artist Sheila Miles include oil paintings and a series of “war horses” inspired by recent world events. Exhibit through Nov. 30. 331 E. Broadway. 721–6026.

Buffalo Jump Gallery
At 3946 Hwy. 93 in Stevensville. Call 777–2066.

Butterfly Herbs
Prosaic: Recent black and white photographs by Joshua Meier. From Nov. 1 through Nov. 30. 232 N. Higgins. Call 728–8780.

The Catalyst
New Images 2002, an exhibit of works by Montana artists with disabilities who are associated with Opportunity Resources, a local service organization. At 111 N. Higgins. Call 542–1337.

Catlin Galleries
At 241 W. Main. Call 327–6688.

Counting Coup Gallery
Ongoing displays of contemporary and traditional Native American art. The gallery provides a place for Native American artists to sell and receive fair compensation for their work. 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.

Dana Gallery
A retrospective: Paintings by Missoula artist Peggy McBride. Exhibit runs Nov. 2 through Dec. 3. At 123 W. Broadway. Call 721–3154.

Eating Cake
New artist-run space featuring rotating shows of visual and performing arts by local and international artists. At 314 N. First W. Call 721–1416.

Fox Artist Studio & Gallery
At 408 Second Ave. North, Hot Springs (behind the Symes Hotel). Call 741–5503.

The Historic Kalispell Mercantile (KM) Building
When Kalispell was founded in 1891 as a railroad town, the mercantile quickly followed. Built in 1892, the Kalispell Mercantile was the largest mercantile in northwestern Montana for decades. Visitors are welcome to browse the halls to see vintage finds and photos on display. Call 755–1111.

Hockaday Museum of Art
Exhibits include: Lee Silliman, Yellowstone Then and Now, runs through Dec. 19. The Alumni of the Archie Bray Foundation, A Cele–Bray–tion of Clay, runs through Nov. 24. Nicholas Oberling, The Hockaday Museum’s Featured Artist, runs through Nov. 24. 302 Second St. in Kalispell. Call 755–5268.

Isis Studio Gallery
At the old Dixon Store on Hwy. 200 in Dixon. Call 246–2787.

Jeannette Rankin Peace Center
This month features Elemental Peace Shrines by Sarah Jeppson and Tanya Campbell. The shrines are handcrafted with myriad meaningful elements and designed to evoke a peaceful, spiritually uplifting energy. Also, New Mata Ortiz pots and handmade fair trade articles from around the world. At 519 S. Higgins. Call 543–3955.

Laughing Boy
This month featuring Milburn, an older, misunderstood fly fisherman with a bad comb–over and tired flies. Come visit Milburn, created by Laughing Boy owner Kent Epler, at 259 W. Front St. Call 543–0677.

Marianne’s at the Wilma
Featuring prints by St. Louis-born artist John Forrest Bohman. At 131 S. Higgins. Call 543–0915.

Marie’s Art–Eries
Acrylic originals and prints by Missoula artist Trudy King Evenson. Includes a new work, The Prescott House, and patriotic images. Proceeds benefit the UM Alumni Association and the Red Cross. At 702 SW Higgins Ave. Call 542–0046.

Missoula Artists’ Shop Co–Op
At 306 N. Higgins. Call 543–0975.

Miss Zula’s
Paintings by Cindy Knutsen which express the interpretive powers of color and spontaneity. At 111 N. Higgins. Call 541–7376.

Monte Dolack Gallery
Ongoing displays of prints by Monte Dolack and other artists. At 139 W. Front. Call 549–3248.

Mystic Mind Emporium
Featuring original landscapes by local artist Peter Romanov Kola. At 525 S. Higgins. Call 829–0402.

The New Black Dog Café
Seeing the Unseen: Exploring Nature’s Miniature World of Insects, by Glenn Andrew Photography. At 138 West Broadway. Call 543–6213.

The New Crystal Theatre
During November, fractal artist Robie Flynn is showing her Eye series, Mel Lavbach’s whimsical crayon scenes, Gavin Hudgeon’s Taliban Woman and Parris Young is showing oils and wood carvings. Also joining the exhibit this month is mixed media artist Kathleen Bleecker. 515 S. Higgins Ave. Call 728–5748.

Ponderosa Art Gallery
At 944 Springhill Road in Hamilton. Call 375–1212.

Ravalli County Museum
205 Bedford, Hamilton. 363–3338 or 821–3666.

Raven Café
Featured this month: Works by Matt Brown. At 130 E. Broadway. Call 327–7407.

Rocky Mountain Museum of Military History
Ongoing exhibits on World War II’s 1st Special Service Force and the Civilian Conservation Corps. At Building T–310 at Fort Missoula. Call 549–5346.

Rocky Mountain School of Photography
Tibetan Portrait: The Power of Compassion, an exhibit by Seattle photographer Phil Borges. Powerful photographs and stories of the Tibetan people and culture under Chinese occupation. At 210 N. Higgins Ave., Suite 101. Call 543–0171.

Shakespeare and Co.
A group exhibition entitled Dialogue: Life and Death shows from Nov. 1–30. Artists are Gina Morrill, Mary Ryan, Elizabeth Dove, Francis Pearson, Ransom, Tony Acetturo, Marlies Borchers and Thor Mhyre. At 525 N. Higgins.

Southgate Mall
Ongoing exhibit called Hallways to History: A Photographic Walk Through Missoula’s Past, features 90 historic photos on display throughout the mall’s three main hallways. Call 721–5140.

Sutton West Gallery
Colorado artist Carrie Fell portrays an unconventional view of Western life including her favorite subject, cowboys. At 121 W. Broadway. Call 721–5460.

UC Gallery
In the Balance: Mixed Media Mobiles by Patty Sgrecci. Patty uses mobiles to examine the mystery of movement. At the University Center Gallery, UC Room 104. Call 243–4991.

UM Gallery of Visual Arts
Pablo Helguera’s Memory Theater exhibit runs through Friday, Nov. 30. Gallery hours are Monday to Friday, 11–4. In the UM Social Science Building. Call 243–2813.

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