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Missoula Art Museum

335 N Pattee St, Missoula, MT 59802-4520
+1 406-728-0447
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Phenomemal Hmong Exhibit

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

Reviewed 1 week ago
Susan L
Larimore, North Dakota
Beautifully designed museum worth a look

We weren't sure what to expect. When we got here, we were told that entry to the museum is free of... read more

Reviewed 5 weeks ago
Kay M
Augusta, GA
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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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Hours Today: 10:00 - 17:00
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
335 N Pattee St, Missoula, MT 59802-4520
+1 406-728-0447
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Reviewed 1 week ago

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

Thank Susan L
Reviewed 5 weeks ago 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
Reviewed 21 July 2016

Pleasantly surprised to see the modern work exhibited at such a small local museum. A visit of about 60-90 minutes would be enough to see the exhibits which are located in a few small rooms. Good place to go if you are interested in art.

Thank Kevin B
Reviewed 13 July 2016

Went there on a Saturday afternoon while it was baking hot outside. We had the whole museum for ourselves which was nice but a shame. The exhibitions on displays offered a nice glimpse of the Montana art scene, away from the buzz of the big...More

Thank Carlos R
Reviewed 20 May 2016

This lovely museum is a gem! Well placed exhibits by talented artists features different mediums. An extra bonus tucked upstairs is a small library full of beautiful art books to look through. Definitely put it on your list of stops if you are visiting Missoula...More

Thank 362marshac
Reviewed 31 March 2016

Well worth a visit when in Missoula. I have attended a couple of exceptional temporary exhibitions at the museum. Friendly and informative staff. Well located downtown and within walking distance of the historic district.

Thank Tullamoretraveller
Reviewed 8 February 2016

The Missoula Art Museum is always a great visit! The exhibits, staff and events are always an amazing experience. If you work for a school or have children, their children's art classes and tours geared toward children can't be beat!!

1  Thank tiffanycreed
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