Drawings of the Subconscious, a display of drawings by Great Falls artist Mirle Freel. On view through Dec. 31. At 321 W. Broadway in Butte. Call 723-7600.
Art Museum of Missoula
The Joyce Folsom Bequest, an exhibition of paintings from the estate of Joyce Folsom, collector of Montana landscapes. Opens Nov. 11 with a memorial reception Friday, Dec. 1 at 5 p.m. Roundtable discussion on collecting and collections on Tuesday, Nov. 28 at 7 p.m. On display in the Second Floor Gallery through Jan. 13. Te Ao Tawhito/Te Ao Hou, Old Worlds/New Worlds, a group exhibition of contemporary art from New Zealand. On display in the First Floor Galleries through Dec. 30. Also, New Works, an exhibition of paintings by Blackfeet artist Neil Parsons. On display in the Upstairs Gallery through Dec. 30. At 335 N. Pattee. Call 728-0447.
The Artists’ Shop
Farmer’s Market Quilts and Fabric Images and Experiments, both by Missoula fabric artist Barbara Compton. Also, Fairlyland Dolls by Maia Leisz. And crafts by a variety of artists from throughout western Montana. On display through November. At 306 N. Higgins. Call 721-5848.
November’s featured artists are Doug Day and Mark Wilson, whose dual photo exhibition documents the buildings, landscape and artifacts of the Randolph Homestead. On view through Nov. 30 with an opening reception Friday, Nov. 17. At 190 S. Third W. Call 728-1358.
Drawings by Kesa Hopkins. On display through November. At 232 N. Higgins. Call 728-8780.
Norwegian Doorway and Leaping Stag Plaque, the debut of two wood carving pieces by Missoula artist sculptor Linda Rush. Saturday, Nov 18 and Sunday, Nov. 19 only. At 2727 S. 3rd W. Call 543-3333.
Chrysalis, new sculpture in concrete by Jonathan Qualben. On display through November. At 123 W. Broadway. Call 721-3154.
Art of the Living and the Dead, group show in a variety of media. On display through November. At 525 N. Higgins. Call 549-9010.
Historical Museum at Fort Missoula
Holiday Fare, annual holiday exhibit. Opening reception Sunday, Nov. 19 from 1 to 4 p.m. On display through Dec. 30. In Building 332 at Fort Missoula. Call 543-6277.
Hockaday Museum of Art
Equine Illustrations, recently discovered illustrations by Eleanor Iselin Wade. On view through Jan. 27, 2001. 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. 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.
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.
Facing Chaos II, masks on monoprints by Martha Elizabeth. On display through November. At 130 E. Broadway. Call 829-8188.
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.
Watercolors, featuring work by Cathy Weber, Kendahl Jan Jubb and Marion Lavery. On display through November. At 121 W. Broadway. Call 721-5460.
UC Commons & Gardens
On the first floor mezzanine of the University Center, Persephone’s Robe, a felted design by Amy Lanning and oil-and-charcoal work by Jennifer Erickson. In the Second Floor 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 third 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.
University Center Gallery
Remnants, assemblages of found painted wood by Mike Wright. On display through Nov. 17. This exhibition also includes Giving/Getting, an ongoing display that explores the value of art in a gallery setting; artists are invited to bring a small work of art to trade. Immediately following, Mercy: A Cry for Human Rights, a display of photographs, relief prints and sculpture by Katie Knight. Opens Monday, Nov. 20 with a reception Friday, Dec. 1 from 5 to 8 p.m. Artist slide lecture Thursday, Nov. 30 at 1:30 p.m. On display through Dec. 15. On the second floor of the University Center on UM campus. Call 243-4991.
University Center Theatre
Antarctica, a show of 18 paintings by David Rosenthal. On display in the foyer through Nov. 21. In conjunction with the National Science Foundation Artists and Writers Program. In the University Center on UM Campus. Call 243-4991.
UM Gallery of Visual Arts
Natural Alchemy, naturalistic paintings by Ricki Klages, and Women of Pompeii, clay-and-paper casts by Ellen Ornitz. On view through Nov. 21 in the Social Science Building on UM campus. Call 243-2813.
UM Museum of Fine Arts
Seven Directions, an exhibit of contemporary Native American art, featuring the work of Rick Bartow, Lorraine Big Crane, Earl Biss, Roger Broer, Corky Clairmont, David Dragonfly, Karen Goulet, Jeneese Hilton, Linda King, King Kuka, Carm Little Turtle, Victor Morales, Lillian Pitt, Kevin Red Star, Christopher Rowland and Susan Stewart. Opens Friday, Nov. 17 with a reception Friday, Nov. 24 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. On display through Dec. 30. In the Henry Meloy Gallery. Art market will be held in the Paxson Gallery, Friday, Nov. 24 through Wednesday, Dec. 20. In the PAR/TV Center on UM campus. Call 243-2019.
University of Great Falls Fine Arts Gallery
Natures, mixed media pieces by Lisa Berry. On view through Nov. 24. At 1301 20th St. S. in Great Falls. Call 791-5375.