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Missoula Art Museum

335 N Pattee St, Missoula, MT 59802-4520
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A must see for art lovers

This is another place my husband and I always visit while in Missoula visiting the family. It’s a... read more

Reviewed 6 December 2017
Sashi2
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Hamden, Connecticut
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free local art

Lovely rainy-day activity. Free! All exhibits when I visited were by Native American or First... read more

Reviewed 4 October 2017
RachelR
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Austin, Texas
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Founded in 1975 and accredited by the American Association of Museums in 1987, MAM is a nonprofit museum that serves the public by striving to engage artists and audience in the creative exploration of contemporary art relevant to our community, state and region. MAM’s exhibitions showcase diverse and thought-provoking work from local and international artists. MAM manages over 1,300 works in its permanent collection which is distinguished by the Contemporary American Indian Art Collection.In addition to developing and hosting over two dozen exhibitions annually, MAM is home to quality educational programming including a diverse array of art classes, film screenings, literary readings, musical events, performances, and artist lectures. Stroll through MAM during these unforgettable exhibitions! Admission is Always Free:Every Month at MAM: First Friday Art Walk, Gallery Talks, Open Figure Drawing (Saturdays), Saturday Family Art Workshops, and Teen Artist Workshops.Spring and Summer Fun at MAM: After School Art Adventures, Fifth Grade Art Adventure, Summer Art Camps and more. Visit MAM or go to our web site to receive detailed information for art classes, exhibitions, and events. Admission is always FREE! Museum Hours: Tuesday - Saturday 10AM - 5PM. Office hours: Monday - Friday 9 AM - 5 PM.
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Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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335 N Pattee St, Missoula, MT 59802-4520
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Reviewed 6 December 2017 via mobile

This is another place my husband and I always visit while in Missoula visiting the family. It’s a small three story building near the center of town. Parking on street only but has never been problem. Free admission but donations appreciated. Coat room and bathroom...More

Thank Sashi2
Reviewed 4 October 2017

Lovely rainy-day activity. Free! All exhibits when I visited were by Native American or First Nations artists. The art made me think - always a good thing. If you like modern art or Native art (real Native art, not tourist kitch) you would enjoy this....More

Thank RachelR
Reviewed 3 October 2017

This museum is very well laid out, spacious and inviting. The staff was very welcoming, friendly and knowledgeable... unfortunately, "modern" art is not our cup of tea, which the exhibits were this time. We would still recommend the museum.

Thank Shawn C
Reviewed 30 September 2017

This museum is a must see in Missoula. A beautiful buidling, spacious exhibit halls and a very diverse collection. Don't miss it.

Thank GGOT
Reviewed 28 September 2017

MAM is at the center of Missoula and Montana's vibrant art community. There is always something interesting and beautiful to see. To experience what is unique about Montana's culture, place the Missoula Art Museum at the top of your list!

Thank sciencewomansociety
Reviewed 17 September 2017

I spent more than an hour marveling at the Hmong cloth exhibit that featured clothing and artifacts from daily life.

Thank Susan L
Reviewed 22 August 2017 via mobile

We weren't sure what to expect. When we got here, we were told that entry to the museum is free of charge, and it is mostly contemporary, so we thought uh oh. However, there was a fabulous exhibit of textiles of the Hmong people. We...More

Thank Kay M
Reviewed 24 December 2016 via mobile

The downtown Missoula Art Museum is free, easy to access and now even offers an outdoor park for family fun, art exploration and cultural learning. Old and young are always welcome here for special exhibits, everyday art lessons and more - a cultural gift in...More

Thank elaine s
Reviewed 19 December 2016

I really love this venues first Friday shows of every month. They do a great job of locating and displaying artwork from all disciplines of art making. I love the architecture and upcoming sculpture art coming soon!

Thank Anthony Y
Reviewed 12 September 2016 via mobile

I attended a function at the art museum and was wonderfully surprised at the collections of local artists. A very well curated modern collection in a beautiful facility. An exterior upgrade and addition of outside exhibits is in the works. This is a community supported...More

Thank Jon-Marc C
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