Art Museum of Missoula
Closing reception for Navigating Clutter, an exhibition of “process sculpture” by Missoula artist Toni Matlock Taylor, Friday, Aug. 18 from 6 to 9 p.m. On view in the Second Floor Middle Gallery through Aug. 19. Also, The 25th Anniversary Collection Exhibition: Preserving Our Culture for 25 Years, a collection exhibition in honor of the museum’s 25th anniversary, featuring special selections from its prized Folsom Collection. On view in the First Floor Gallery through Aug. 26. Plus, Norton Family Foundation Collection, an exhibition surveying the many gifts from the Norton Family to the Art Museum of Missoula. On view in the Second Floor Gallery through Aug. 26. At 335 N. Pattee. Call 728-0447.
Watercolors of Native American artifacts by Smithsonian illustrator Katherine Trigonis, and turned- and carved-wood pieces by Joe Thompson. On display through August. Also featuring work by other Missoula, Flathead and Bitterroot artists. At 306 N. Higgins. Call 721-5848.
Persona, an exhibition of hand-painted chairs depicting the personalities of those who have had an impact on the life of artist Cindi Jobe. At 725 W. Alder, Suite 10 in the Warehouse Mall. Call 829-1793.
Morphasis, recent works by Megan Hyvonen. On display through August. At 232 N. Higgins. Call 880-6347.
Nudes and Faces, paintings by Sarah Ashley Longshore and Melanie Alvarez-Catlin. On display through Sept. 25. At 241 W. Main Street. Call 327-6688.
Textile work by Marti Baker, floral photographs by Dudley Dana, black-and-white Western photos by Barbara Van Cleve. On display through August. At 123 W. Broadway. Call 721-3154.
Hockaday Museum of Art
Thirty Years of Photography, an exhibition of the best photographs from Montana Magazine over the past three decades. Runs through Aug. 27. 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, 2001. And then, Tim Holmes, featuring works by the titular Helena sculptor. Runs through Aug. 26. Plus, Twelve Moons, a series of woodcarvings, each depicting a month of the year, by Bill Ohrmann. On view through Aug. 26. And finally, the new Flathead Valley Featured Artist is Laura Barrett, whose work will be on display through Aug. 26. At 302 Second Street in Kalispell. Call 755-5268.
Color floral and travel photographs by Antonia Wolf Kehayes. At 111 N. Higgins. Call 541-7376.
Monte Dolack Gallery
Featuring prints of Dolack’s new Summer Symphony poster for 2000. Also, six new iris giclées prints, three by Monte Dolack and three by Mary Beth Percival. Plus, prints of Dolack’s Evening in the Bob Marshall Wilderness, commissioned by the Bob Marshall Foundation. At 139 W. Front. Call 549-3248.
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 Gallery
Montana Impressions, featuring oil paintings by Dale Livezey, Bruce Park, Smokey West and Zee Huang. On display through Aug. 29. At 121 W. Broadway. Call 721-5460.
UC Commons & Gardens
On the first floor of the University Center, Persephone’s Robe, a felted design by Amy Lanning and oil-and-charcoal work by Jennifer Erickson. In the North Lounge, Master Paintings, selected works from the Master Painting class, along with The Persistence of Joy, an oil painting by Jacqueline Hope Brazil, and the clay sculpture of Andrea Tuinstra. In the Computer Lounge, Designs by Tom Rippon. In rooms 222 and 223, Magic Flute, paintings by Marianne Vigeland. In Conference Rooms 215 and 216, Fear, color photographs by Jennifer Yaros. In the Gardens, Dancing Figure mixed media sculpture by Mary Richards plus Dancing Moon Spirit and Free Spirit, metal sculptures by Daniel Kraus. And on the Commons Second Floor, selected works from UM students, faculty and alumni, from the permanent collection of the UM Museum of Fine Arts. On permanent display. In the University Center on UM campus. Call 243-4991.