Art Museum of Missoula
Featuring Katie Knight: “Eyewitness Colombia,” (through Jan. 4). Also, an exhibition featuring artists in the 31st Benefit Art Auction, opening Wed., Jan 8 with an artists reception on Jan. 10 from 6–8 PM. Other artists receptions this month will be Tue., Jan. 14 at 7 PM: “Artists Working with Non-Traditional Materials,” featuring artists Mike DeMeng, Leslie Van Stavern Millar, Justin Anthony, Bobby Tilton and Maxine Stahl; Tue., Jan. 21 at 7 PM: “Fine Art and Digital Reproduction” featuring artists Elizabeth Dove, Steve Holloway, Denise Hunter and Geoff Sutton; Tue., Jan. 28 at 7 PM: “Video Screening and Artist Talk” with artist Ben Bloch. 335 N. Pattee. 728–0447.
Featuring all locally made products-art work, jewelry, clothes and hand-blown glass. 123 W. Main. 543-8822
Donald James Baughman, Antiques, Art and Appraisals
Featuring Edward Curtis goldtone photographs, Thomas McGee Blackfeet photographs, and the Swanzey Americana book collection. 459 Electric Ave. in Bigfork. 982-3837.
Through Jan., “Whisperings: Works on Paper,” by Kristine Backman. Closing reception on Jan. 31 from 5–7 PM.190 South 3rd West. 728-1358.
The Big Fork Art and Cultural Center
525 Electric Ave. in Bigfork. 837-6927.
Located at 232 N. Higgins. 728-8780.
111 N. Higgins. 542-1337.
The Dana Gallery
123 W. Broadway. 721-3154.
Davinci’s Framing and Gallery
Meet Kent P. Epler, owner of the Laughing Boy Gallery and creator of several fiber sculpture characters. Show runs through Jan. 7. 1833 S. Higgins St. 721-3474.
Monte Dolack Gallery
139 W. Front. 549-3248.
Farm ART SPACE
119 South Higgins Ave., next to the historic Wilma Building. 721-0227.
The Flower Bed
136 E. Broadway. 721-9233.
Through Feb. 14, “A Color Photography Exhibit” by Neil Chaput de Saintonge, capturing peace, silence and rhythm through photographs. 216 N. Higgins. 543-0171.
211 W. Front. 721-7332.
Jan. 4–Feb. 16, “-days parade,” an exhibition of work by Paul Erschen. An opening reception will be held on Jan. 4 from 6-9 PM. The gallery will be closed Jan. 6–16. 1909 Wyoming St. #5 (next to Bitterroot Welding). 728-9251.
Historical Museum at Fort Missoula
Through Jan. 5, “Rockin’ Horse Holiday,” a holiday exhibit with a cowboy theme. At Building 332, Fort Missoula. 728-3476.
Hockaday Museum of Art
302 Second St. in Kalispell. 755–5268.
Kip Herring Studio and Gallery
Featuring art in two styles: Landscapes and Cosmic Fantasy. In the Warehouse Mall, 725 W. Alder St., Suite 7 (a few blocks west of St. Patrick Hospital).
The Laughing Boy
Featuring folk art, jewelry, yard art, gifts of whimsy, fiber sculpture, collectibles, western memorabilia, art furniture, clothes, mohair bears, fiber birds by Barbara Compton, scarves by Deborah Busch and wall-hanging art by Odette A. Grassi. 234 W. Front St. 543-0677.
Featuring original art, prints, framing, candles, gifts, and more! For all things art. 702 SW Higgins Ave. 542-0046.
Melanie Alvarez Gallery
241 W. Main. 327-6688.
Miracle of America Museum
Poster art, functional art, contemporary/sculpture art and more. 58176 U.S. Highway 93, Polson. 883-6804.
111 N. Higgins. 541-7376.
Jeannette Rankin Peace Center
Featuring art from around the world: baskets, pottery, jewelry, tapestries, sculptures and more, all handcrafted by fairly paid artisans. 519 S. Higgins Ave. 543-3955.
The Raven Café
130 E. Broadway. 829-8188.
718 S. Higgins. 728-9380.
Shakespeare & Co.
525 N. Higgins. 549-9010.
Sutton West Gallery
121 W. Broadway. 721–5460.
Treasures of Montana Company
This new shop in St. Ignatius is a non-profit corporation designed for low- to moderate-income and retired Montana artists to exhibit and sell their wares. Main St. in St. Ignatius.
UM Gallery of Visual Arts
Gallery is located on the first floor of the Social Science Building. 243-2813.
UM Montana Museum of Art
Through Feb. 8, “The Last Refuge,” paintings, sculpture and mixed media by Steve Kelly. Gallery hours are 11 AM–3 PM on Wed.–Sat. and 3–7 PM on Tue. The museum is located in the Performing Arts and Radio/Television Center (also known as PAR/TV). 243-2020.
UM University Center Gallery
2nd floor of the UC in the Northwest corner of the building. Call 243-4991.