Past E-newsletters

Examples of 2010-2011 exhibitions included: Capture the Moment: The Pulitzer Prize Winning Photographs, Speaking Volumes: Transforming Hate, and The Glacier National Park Centennial Exhibition. Programming included lectures by Pulitzer Prize winning photographers Michel du Cille and David Leeson, Dr. Curtis Sandberg, curator of Jam Session: America's Jazz Ambassadors Embrace the World, and many more.

December 2011
Happpy Holidays, On View Through Feb. 25, 2012, Fra Dana: American Impressionist in the Rockies, Thank you Ben Steele, Year End Gift to MMAC.
November 2011
Tears in the Darkness lecture and book signing, Happenings, Coming in December, Permanent Collection Treasure.

October 2011
Through November 19, 2011, War Torn: The Art of Ben Steele. Become a MMAC member. Ben Steele Opening Reception. New Gift to MMAC. Tech Fair at the University Center.

September 2011
Welcome back UM Community. Last chance to see ceramics exhibition. Become a MMAC member. Thank you Kelly and Welcome Michelle. Coming September 23 - November 19, 2011, War Torn: The Art of Ben Steele.

August 2011
Summer ceramics exhibition celebrating the Archie Bray. Thank you and good-bye Becky. Hello and welcome Shawn. Words with Wings. Coming soon Ben Steele exhibit. 

June 2011
Opening of summer ceramics exhibition celebrating the Archie Bray. Related events. Barry Hood meets with MOLLI. Welcome to two new advisors. Gifted education

May 2011
Barry Hood will speak on May 6. Fendrich/Hood exhibitions continue through May 21. Congratulations to the new UM president. Announcing the summer ceramics exhibition celebrating the Bray's 60th anniversary.

April 2011
First Friday events including Laurie Fendrich. President's Lecturer Mark Stevens on April 14. Baldessari on loan in the President's office. Thank you to sponsors of Masterpieces.

March 2011
MMAC Curator will present a talk on March 10. Masterpieces exhibitions on view just a few more days. Opening later in the month are two contemporary exhibitions featuring Montana artist, Barry Hood and New York based artist, Laurie Fendrich.

February 2011
First Friday Celebration invitation. European Masterpieces exhibitions continue through February. Dr. Hedquist to give a lecture this month. UM academic officers visit galleries. Surprising statistics for traveling exhibitions.

January 2011
News about the Macy's building. European Masterpieces exhibition continue. Patron comments on the exhibitions. MOLLI course still has room. A special thank you to MMAC Docent Coordinator, Pam Caughey.

December 2010
European Masterpieces exhibitions continue. Docents trained and available for tours. A First Friday Celebration will be held this month. Curator will teach a MOLLI course beginning in January. MMAC reception for Montana Board of Regents. VIP membership party coming up.

November 2010
Two exhibitions featuring Masterpieces opening this month. Reception will include pianist. Statewide celebration for Ben Steele's 93rd birthday. MOLLI course in conjunction with new exhibitions will be taught by MMAC curator.  

October 2010
Ben Steele collection comes to MMAC. Gibson on view through 23rd. President's Choice exhibition. Rafael Chacon give final Gibson lecture. MMAC participates in UM activities. Upcoming exhibitions.

September 2010
The Original Man continues at the galleries. Dr. Rafael Chacón will give a talk on September 16. An interview with Anne and Jon Bertsche. Sneak peek into the European Masterpieces exhibition coming in November.

August 2010
NEW Mission. NEW Hours. NEW First Friday Celebrations. Last week of the Glacier National Park Exhibition. Opening August 20 is The Original Man. A poem created by one of the young people from the Missoula Writing Collaborative.

July 2010
Glacier exhibition continues with an upcoming program by Dr. Rafael Chacon. Interesting insights about the exhibition from the curator. MMAC kicks off its second year of membership. Dr. Farr's recent lecture.

June 2010
Glacier exhibition opens on June 11 with a reception. Dr. Farr of the UM History Department will give a lecture on Julius Seyler, June 24 in the Montana Theatre. A look back at the Cast Iron exhibition.

May 2010
Cast Iron Art Exhibition opens this week in conjunction with the biennial conference being held in Missoula. Two keynote artists will give a talk following the opening reception on Thursday, May 6. MMAC will present a Glacier exhibition this summer to celebrate the Park's centennial. Two talks will be given.  

April 2010
Jam Session continues through April 24. Dr. Curtis Sandberg, exhibition curator and Vice President for the Arts at Meridian Internation, will speak on April 14. Galleries offer new audio system. Exhibition catalogs come with free CD. Egyptologist to speak on April 29. 

March 2010
Jam Session will open on March 18 in both galleries with an opening reception featuring live music by jazz pianist David Morgenroth. There are three satellite exhibitions. The exhibition curator will give a lecture on April 14. The MMAC painting by Diaz arrived in Italy for its participation in an international exhibition.

February 2010
Speaking Volumes: Transforming Hate exhibition continues throughout the month. Two related events will be held including a lecture by the exhibition curator, Katie Knight, and a panel discussion featuring three participating artists. Cubist artworks on display in the President's office. An MMAC painting travels to Italy.

January 2010
An invitiation to the opening reception for Speaking Volumes: Transforming Hate. The event will feature live music, food and origami crane folding.