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Montana Museum of Art & Culture

MMAC Director Barbara Koostra seated in the Paxson Gallery during the Three Centuries exhibition
MMAC Director Barbara Koostra
in the museum's Paxson Gallery

Photo by Tom Bauer, Missoulian

 Read the article by Joe Nickell
January 12, 2011  


MMAC in the Media 2009 - 2014

Recent Media


MMAC's Letter to the Editor, Missoulian 14 December 2015.

Boggs, Ryan. "MMAC features new exhibit with never before seen works" Montana Kaimin, 24 September 2015 

Walsh, Cory. "Rarely seen works on paper by master painter Diebenkorn coming to Missoula" Missoulian, 17 September 2015 

Beighle, Lucy. "MMAC: Rudy Autio's 'Grizz' an iconic part of UM campus" Missoulian, 16 September 2015 

Beighle, Lucy. "MMAC: Gogas bridged Western realism, European abstraction" Missoulian, 9 September 2015 

Kato, Dillon. "University of Montana art museum hosts free screening of POW documentary" Missoulian, 8 September 2015 

Beighle, Lucy. "'Never the Same': Montana museum presents WWII documentary" Corridor, 3 September 2015 

Beighle, Lucy. "MMAC: 'Millhouses' conjures up classic homes in Bonner" Missoulian, 2 September 2015 

"'Never the Same:' Film features Ben Steele" Lively Times, 1 September 2015 

Beighle, Lucy. "MMAC: Stan Healy documented Missoula for decades in photographs" Missoulian, 20 August 2015 

Beighle, Lucy. "Mural features many Missoulians" Corridor Magazine, 6 August 2015

Beighle, Lucy. "Story cloth depicts Hmong in Montana" Missoulian, 7 August 2015

Beighle, Lucy. "Pledge's ceramics just a few of many works dotting UM campus" Missoulian, 23 July 2015

Beighle, Lucy. "MMAC: Laber bridges modern Native life with traditions" Missoulian, 16 July 2015

Kim Briggeman. "Ex-smokejumper returning handcrafted Hmong muskets" Missoulian, 16 July 2015

Beighle, Lucy. "Walter Hook captures spirit of ever-changing Missoula cityscape" Missoulian, 8 July 2015

Beighle, Lucy. "MMAC: Jay Rummel a legendary Missoula artist, figure" Missoulian, 2 July 2015

Klemann, Dustin. "SD2 decides on Billings West End middle school name" KTVQ, 29 June 2015

Webb, Jaci. "Billings educator, war hero Ben Steele says having school named for him is 'greatest honor'" Billings Gazette, 29 June 2015

Walsh, Cory. "Grant awards to help arts organizations across western Montana" Missoulian, 26 June 2015

Beighle, Lucy. "'Hometown' at MMAC celebrates Missoula's 150 years" Missoulian, 24 June 2015

Webb, Jaci. "Educator, artist, war hero Ben Steele finds fans among filmmaker, actors, students" Billings Gazette, 21 June 2015

Fandozzi, Phil. "Op-Ed; Thank you for article on wood prints of James Todd" Missoulian, 17 June 2015

Beighle, Lucy. "Todd's portrait series captured artists, writers" Missoulian, 10 June 2015                                                                                                              

Beighle, Lucy. "Bruya captures scene dear to Missoula residents" Missoulian, 17 May 2015                                                                                                                    

Kato, Dillon. "Montana Museum of Art & Culture: Summer art exhibitions at UM focus on war, local art" Missoulian, 31 May 2015 

Beighle, Lucy. "MMAC 120: Hometown art from museum's trove" Missoulian, 27 May 2015 

Beighle, Lucy. "Early work by Maurer before he became a modernist" Missoulian, 20 May 2015 

Beighle, Lucy. "MMAC 120: Rudy Autio elevated Montana scenes to universal status" Missoulian, 7 May 2015

Beighle, Lucy. "Portrait depicts popular Franciscan preacher St. Bernardino" Missoulian, 1 May 2015

Beighle, Lucy. "MMAC 120: Detail-laden tapestry of everyday life in Belgium" Missoulian, 15 April 2015

Walsh, Cory. "Slow Art Day at Missoula museum encourages viewers to take 10 minutes for art" Missoulian, 10 April 2015

Beighle, Lucy. "MMAC 120: Artist's reflections on Degas" Missoulian, 8 April 2015

Upham, Lailani. "The art odyssey of Anthony Yazzie" Char-Koostra News, 2 April 2015

Beighle, Lucy. "MMAC 120: Fra Dana an important impressionist as well as collector" Missoulian, 31 March 2015

"Shakespeare's First Folio to be exhibited in Missoula" Lively Times, 26 March 2015

Beighle, Lucy. "MMAC 120: Golling's quiet study of a lone cowboy" Missoulian, 26 March 2015

Beighle, Lucy. "MMAC 120: French painter's 'King of the Beasts' resonates 130 years later" Missoulian, 17 March 2015

Beighle, Lucy. "MMAC 120: Tom Rippon had distinctive, whimsical take on ceramics" Missoulian, 13 March 2015

Cederberg, Jenna. "Art of the State: Montana Artists Well Represented in Museum's Permanent Collection" Montana Magazine, 11 March 2015

Kato, Dillon. "Montana Museum of Art & Culture holds 'treasure hunt' to engage kids with art" Missoulian, 7 March 2015

Beighle, Lucy. "MMAC 120: Portrait part of key donation to collection" Missoulian, 5 March 2015

Kato, Dillon. "UM to display first collected works of Shakespeare in 2016" Missoulian, 2 March 2015

Fine Books and Collections. "Rare Shakespeare First Folio to Tour all 50 states, DC, and Puerto Rico in 2016" Fine Books and Collections, 26 February 2015

Charles, Ron. "Will your city get Shakespeare’s First Folio?" The Washington Post, 26 February 2015

Beighle, Lucy. "MMAC 120: Landscape by a mentor to Monet" Missoulian, 24 February 2015

Beighle, Lucy. "MMAC 120: Shanghai artist's everyday Missoula scenes" Missoulian, 19 February 2015

Missoulian Staff. "Noted neuroscientist, UM dean to speak on how brain ‘sees’ art" Missoulian, 13 February 2015

Beighle, Lucy. "MMAC 120: Two 'Ramsay' paintings complement each other" Missoulian, 12 February 2015

Beighle, Lucy. "Divine bovine: Warhol print a eclectic MMAC piece" Corridor, 5 February 2015

Beighle, Lucy. "MMAC 120: Religious icon connects us to 18th century" Missoulian, 5 February 2015

Fredrickson, Erika. "A Work of Art" Montanan, Winter 2015

Kuipers, Mark. "Montana Museum of Art & Culture: Free exhibit celebrates 120 years" Missoulian, 4 February 2015

Beighle, Lucy. "MMAC 120: Quintessential Walter Hook painting part of collection" Ravalli Republic, 30 January 2015

Young, Lacey. "120 years out of sight, out of space" Montana Kaimin, 28, January 2015

Beighle, Lucy. "MMAC 120: 'Ducks and Chickens' depicts an idyllic scene" Missoulian, 22, January 2015

Heberden, Jenna. "New UM Art Exhibit taking wraps off Montana History" KPAX, 21, January 2015

OSU Art Museum. "OSU Museum of Art Introduces Richard Buswell: Close to Home, Highlighting Abstract, Landscape Photography" 20 January 2015

Kidston, Martin. "Missoula performing arts center still alive, at least in concept" Missoulian, 18, January 2015

Kidston, Martin. "Martin Kidston: Big dreams die hard without cash" Missoulian, 18, January 2015

Lutey, Tom. "Ben Steele honored with Congressional Record tribute" Billings Gazette, 17 January, 2015

Wipf, Briana. "Highlights of collection marks 120th anniversary" Great Falls Tribune, 16, January 2015

Walsh, Corey. "Montana museum marks 120th anniversary with 120 artworks" Missoulian, 15, January 2015

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