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60 Artists, 60 Artworks, 60 Years:
Celebrating the Archie Bray Foundation
Meloy & Paxson Galleries
June 3 - September 10, 2011

MMAC pays tribute to the 60th anniversary celebration of the Archie Bray Foundation for the Ceramic Arts.  This exhibition will coincide with ceramics exhibitions across the state and include a diverse selection of ceramics created by UM faculty, alumni and past Bray residents.  The exhibition continues at the UM Mansfield library with Peter and Henry Meloy: Collaborations.

Image: Kurt Weiser, Untitled, n.d., porcelain, 19 inches high,

Renoir, Magritte, Gauguin and other European Masterpieces
from a Private Collection
Meloy Gallery
November 12 - March 12, 2011

Provides an unprecedented opportunity for visitors to experience selected works by some of the most notable artists from the late 18th to the early 20th century. Centered on portraiture, the exhibition includes works by Archipenko, Bonheur, Bougeureau, Ernst, Gauguin, Magritte, Renoir, Romney, van Rysselberghe and Waterhouse. Concurrently MMAC presents never before exhibited prints from the MMAC Permanent Collection.

Image: Pierre-Auguste Renoir, Mademoiselle Grimprel au ruban rouge (Hélène Grimprel), 1880, oil on canvas, 17 1/2 x 13 7/8 inches.

 

Three Centuries of European Prints
from the MMAC Permanent Collection
Paxson Gallery
November 12 - March 12, 2011

Concurrent with Renoir, Magritte, Gauguin and other European Masterpieces from a Private Colection, this exhibition will nclude never before exhibited prints by Giovanni Battista Piranesi, Charles-Nicolas Cochin (after Carl van Loo), Nicolas De Larmessin (after Nicholas Lancret), Jean-Michel Moreau and François Boucher (after Antoine Watteau), as well as more familiar works by Honoré Daumier, Jean Louis Forain, Eugène Delacroix, Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec, Marc Chagall, Käthe Kollwitz, Alberto Giacometti, Pablo Picasso and Joan Miró among others.

Image: Giacomo Nevay (Italian, 1764 - 1791), Untitled, one of four etchings on a single page, 4 x 2 1/2 inches

The Original Man: The Life and Work of Montana Architect A.J. Gibson
August 20 - October 23, 2010

This exhibition features models, blueprints and photographs of the important work of Missoula architect A.J. Gibson (1826-1927), as well as photographs of this life and family. The exhibition is organized in conjunction with several Gibson building centennials:

Jeannette Rankin Hall, UM - 2008
Daly Mansion in Hamilton, MT - 2009
Missoula County Courthouse - 2010

The exhibition is co-curated by MMAC and Dr. Rafael Chacón, UM Professor of Art History and Criticism whose book of the same title was published by MMAC and The Universtiy of Montana Press in 2008.

Image: Model of Gibson's University Hall prepared by A & E Architects

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