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  Walter Hook, Celebration

Walter Hook, The Great Easter Buffalo Visits the Festival, Watercolor, 21¼ x 29¾, 1986, donated by Gilbert Millikan


 

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May 2016

First Folio! The Book That Gave Us Shakespeare Opening Reception

Date & Time: May 9, 5-7 pm.
About: Official launch of the exhibition.
Location: Montana Museum of Art & Culture, PAR/TV Center, University of Montana.
Audience: Free and open to the public.

Shakespeare at the Movies, Monday Nights at The Roxy

Date & Time: May 9, 7:30 pm
About: Missoula’s Community Cinema, The Roxy will present Kenneth Branagh's HAMLET (1996) in celebration of the Folios. 
Location: The Roxy Theater 718 S. Higgins Ave.
Audience: Public. Advance tickets available online now at The Roxy.

Shakespeare for Students!

Date & Time: May 10-11-12, 9am-12pm.
About: Program series for 7th graders. Students will be bussed to UM and see a fight scene from Romeo & Juliet. Students will then break up into groups and engage in short entertainment sessions with members of the Missoula Children's Theater and the School of Theatre & Dance. Exhibits will include a tour of the Folio. Funded by SPARK! Arts Ignite Learning and Humanities Montana. 
Location: Montana Museum of Art & Culture lobby and gallery, Masquer Theatre, Open Space, Montana Theatre.
Audience: Missoula County School District 7th Graders.

Children's Museum Missoula - Free Day!

Date & Time: May 12, 10am-5pm
About: Stop in to the Children's Museum Missoula for this FREE ADMISSION DAY. Learn through play all day and be sure to stop by the Culture Room, which will be decked out as Shakespeare's Globe Theatre. 
Location: Children's Museum Missoula, 225 W Front St, Missoula, MT. 
Audience: Children and adults. Free and open to the public, today. For more information call 541-7529 or visit the Children's Museum Missoula.

Shakespeare at the Movies, Monday Nights at The Roxy

Date & Time: May 16, 7:30 pm.
About: Missoula’s Community Cinema, The Roxy will present Baz Lurman's  ROMEO + JULIET in celebration of the Folios. 
Location: The Roxy Theater 718 S. Higgins Ave.
Audience: Public. Advance tickets available online now at The Roxy.

“The First Folio: What it Meant, What it Means” Linda Woodbridge, PhD

Date & Time: May 19, 7-8:30 pm
About: This lecture will focus on the importance of the Folio for the preservation of Shakespeare’s works and raising the issue of what printed plays meant to Shakespeare’s fans in his own time.
Location: Montana Theatre, PAR/TV Center, University of Montana.
Audience: Adults. Free and open to the public.

Student players from across MT performing Shakespeare

Date & Time: May 20, Time TBD.
About: Performances of scenes from Shakespeare from student drama classes and clubs from across the state. Q&A after performances, coordinated by Beverly Chin, PhD, and the Montana Association of Teachers of English Language Arts.
Location: Mansfield Library East Faculty Office Area.
Audience: Free and open to the public. Please contact Beverly.chin@umontana.edu for more information.

Best practices for teaching Shakespeare workshop

Date & Time: May 21, 9am-1pm.
About: Workshop for teachers on best practices for bringing Shakespeare into the classroom, coordinated by Beverly Chin, PhD, and the Montana Association of Teachers of English Language Arts.
Location: University Center, 3rd Floor
Audience: Teachers of English language arts from across Montana. Please contact Beverly.chin@umontana.edu for more information.

Writing Workshop for Youth

Date & Time: May 21, 11am-1pm.
About: Free and open writing workshop for Missoula youth using the Folio as a creative launch, organized by the Missoula Writing Collaborative.
Location: Montana Museum of Art & Culture, PAR/TV Center, University of Montana.
Audience: Limited to 25 children, ages 9-12. Please email missoulawriting@gmail.com to register.

Writing Workshop for Teens

Date & Time: May 21, 12pm-2pm.
About: Free and open writing workshop for Missoula youth using the Folio as a creative launch, organized by the Missoula Writing Collaborative.
Location: Montana Museum of Art & Culture, PAR/TV Center, University of Montana.
Audience: Limited to 25 children, ages 12-16. Please email missoulawriting@gmail.com to register.

Shakespeare at the Movies, Monday Nights at The Roxy

Date & Time: May 23, 7:30 pm.
About: Missoula’s Community Cinema, The Roxy will present Joss Whedon's MUCH ADO ABOUT NOTHING in celebration of the Folios. 
Location: The Roxy Theater 718 S. Higgins Ave.
Audience: Public. Advance tickets available online now at The Roxy.

“Shakespeare, Jonson, and literary immortality” John Hunt, PhD

Date & Time: May 26, 7-8:30pm,
About: This lecture will use the Folio to illustrate status and practices of writers in early modern England, attitudes toward literary immortality found in Shakespeare’s and Jonson’s works, and the ongoing cultural project of identifying Shakespeare as the greatest of English writers and remaking him in the image of later times.
Location: Montana Theatre, PAR/TV Center, University of Montana.
Audience: Free and open to all

Shakespeare's Sky at spectrUM Discovery Area

Date & Time: Throughout May.
About: Explore with spectrUM's Discovery Area as we journey back in time to the features of the  night sky that inspired  Shakespeare's works.  spectrUM will offer hands-on opportunities to compare the tools we use today to Galileo's first use of the telescope to unlock the secrets of the sky. Science based hands-on activities will be featured during the month of May that highlight and celebrate the brilliance of the First Folio's night sky. Please check our calendar atwww.spectrum.umt.edu to see an updated list of events, free admission days, and field trip options.
Location: The University of Montana's spectrUM Discovery Area

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Phone: 406.243.2019

SPECIAL OPEN HOURS
MAY 9 - MAY 31, 2016

ACADEMIC YEAR 
GALLERY HOURS:
TUES, WED, SAT: 12 - 3PM,
THURS. & FRI 12 - 6PM

SUMMER GALLERY HOURS:
WED, THURS, SAT: 12-3PM
FRI 12-6PM

Closed Federal Holidays

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