1888 Metal Arts
Oil paintings and pastel-and-charcoal drawings by Hamilton artist Laura Way Wathen. Opening reception Friday, March 2 from 5 to 8 p.m. On display through March. At 118 Main St. in Hamilton. Call 777-5748.
Art Museum of Missoula
Wings and Other Things, an installation of drawings by Kathleen Stone. Opens Thursday, March 1 with a reception Friday, March 2 from 5 to 8 p.m. On view through May 12. Original Sources, work by Carolyn Krieg. On view in the Second Floor Gallery through May 12. Also, Rediscovering 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 first all-employee art show. Opens Thursday, March 1 with a reception Friday, March 2 from 5 to 8 p.m. At 190 S. Third St. W. Call 728-1358.
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.
Cycle, a mixed-media series by Nathan McTague. On display through March. At 232 N. Higgins. Call 728-8780.
Counting Coup Gallery
Ongoing displays of contemporary and traditional Native American art. At 135 E. Main. Call 728-4722.
Fine art glass work by artist and proprietor Mark Capel. At 123 W. Main. Call 721-2333.
New work by Missoula artist Keith Hardin, and a retrospective of artwork from the Blue Mountain Clinic Women’s Run. Opening reception Friday, March 2 from 5 to 8 p.m. At 123 W. Broadway. Call 721-3154.
Doc’s Gourmet Sandwich Express
Images of India, black-and-white photographs by Alexandra Jones. Opening reception Friday, March 2 from 5 to 8 p.m. On view through March. At 214 N. Higgins. Call 542-7414.
Hockaday Museum of Art
After RVR, a show outlining how artist Herb Franklin duplicated Rembrandt’s Man in Armour. Also, paintings of dogs by Dawn Duane Evans. And Dragon Fired Ceramics, a group show by Flathead clay artists. All shows on display through April 28. In addition, 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.
Paintings by Renee Taaffe. Opening reception Friday, March 2 from 5 to 8:30. On display through March. At 111 N. Higgins. Call 541-7376.
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.
Rocky Mountain School of Photography
Portraits of First Night Celebrators, black-and-white photographs by Neil Chaput de Saintonge and Elizabeth Stone. On display through March. At 210 N. Higgins. Call 543-0171.
Shakespeare & Co.
Thursday, March 1, closing reception from 5 to 7 p.m., for the present show of work created by artists with developmental disabilities. Friday, March 2, opening reception for Always Request A Window Seat, a show of photos by Julia Healy from 6 to 9 p.m. At 525 N. Higgins. Call 549-9010.
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.
Figuratively Speaking, a group exhibit of work about the human figure, featuring pieces by more than 65 artists. Opening reception Friday, March 2 from 5 to 8 p.m. At 121 W. Broadway. Call 721-5460.
University Center Gallery
Shrouded Silhouettes, mixed-media work by Andrea Miller. Opening reception Friday, March 2 from 5 to 8 p.m. Artist slide talk Friday, March 2 at 1:30 p.m. On display through March 16. In the University Center on UM campus. Call 243-4991.