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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  



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Sorich, Jake. "Halting hate through art: Artist helps professor overcome his predjudices" Great FallsTribune, 25, March 2014
http://www.greatfallstribune.com/apps/pbcs.dll/article?AID=2014303230013&gcheck=1&nclick_check=1

Kidston, Martin. "UM Seeks approval to spend $10M in private money for art museum" Missoulian, 7, March 2014
http://missoulian.com/news/local/um-seeks-approval-to-spend-m-in-private-money-for/article_68514ddc-a5a0-11e3-86d7-001a4bcf887a.html

Chaffin, Dylan. "Bonner students paint in preparaition for Hooked on Art Fair" Missoulian, 5, February 2014
http://missoulian.com/news/local/bonner-students-paint-in-preparation-for-hooked-on-art-fair/article_f2d88b64-8ed5-11e3-a7a3-001a4bcf887a.html

Kidston, Martin. "MARTIN KIDSTON: A year of soaring heights, yet controversy for UM" Missoulian, 4, January 2014
http://missoulian.com/news/local/martin-kidston-a-year-of-soaring-heights-yet-controversy-for/article_48c3ba92-75ab-11e3-a91c-0019bb2963f4.html

Cohen, Betsy. "Life-sized 'Plastic Whale Project' delivered to UM courtesy of 'Shipping Wars'" Missoulian, 27, December 2013
http://missoulian.com/news/local/life-sized-plastic-whale-project-delivered-to-um-courtesy-of/article_97c182cc-6e95-11e3-a079-0019bb2963f4.html

The Missoulian. "Montana Museum of Art & Culture, UM to be featured on 'Shipping Wars'" Missoulian, 23, December 2013
http://missoulian.com/news/state-and-regional/montana-museum-of-art-culture-um-to-be-featured-on/article_353051b0-6c3d-11e3-af52-0019bb2963f4.html

Briggeman, Kim. "Opportunity Resources readies for annual holiday art show" Missoulian, 4, December 2013
http://missoulian.com/entertainment/arts-and-theatre/opportunity-resources-readies-for-annual-holiday-art-show/article_f62719fe-57dd-11e3-816a-001a4bcf887a.html

Sorich, Jake. "Picasso and Rouault pieces featured in Missoula exhibit" Great Falls Tribune, 16, November 2013
http://www.greatfallstribune.com/article/20131117/LIFESTYLE01/311170011/Picasso-Rouault-pieces-featured-Missoula-exhibit

Reintjes, Brandon. "Reflections West, Podcast on Figurative Modernists" Montana Public Radio, 12, November 2013
http://www.reflectionswest.org/episodes/ep79_reintjes.php

Kidston, Martin. "Art & Culture Treasures" Missoula Magazine, 12, November 2013  
http://missoula.com/art-and-culture-treasures/

Erusha, Daniel. "MMAC unveils enormous Plastic Whale Project" KPAX Media Center, 17, October 2013
http://www.kpax.com/news/mmac-unveils-enormous-plastic-whale-project/

Missoulian. "'Plastic Whale' Project on display at University of Montana today only" Missoulian, 17, October 2013
http://missoulian.com/news/state-and-regional/plastic-whale-project-to-go-on-display-at-university-of/article_0eb50518-35f0-11e3-9162-001a4bcf887a.html

Hudson, Matt. "Modernism reaches Montana" Montana Kaimin, 10, October 2013
http://www.montanakaimin.com/arts_and_culture/article_1d148874-3233-11e3-a6ef-001a4bcf6878.html

Buck, Leland. "Modernist at MMAC" Missoulian Corridor, 27, September 2013
http://missoulian.com/corridor/modernists-at-the-mmac/article_1a932442-27b2-11e3-906c-001a4bcf887a.html

Fredrickson, Ericka. "Sacred and Profane" Missoula Independent, 5, September 2013
http://missoulanews.bigskypress.com/missoula/sacred-and-profane/Content?oid=1893966

Kidston, Martin. "New collections to open Thursday at MMAC" Ravailli Republic, 6, August 2013
http://www.ravallirepublic.com/news/state-and-regional/article_dbae656f-541f-56c2-a6e1-5114942e9942.html

Callisto, Damon. "Two UM Exhibitions highlight Collector Passions" ABC FOX Montana, 2, August 2013
http://www.abcfoxmontana.com/story/23035472/two-um-exhibitions-highlight-collector-passions

KPAX/KAJ Media Center. "Picasso artwork on display in UM President's office"
http://www.kaj18.com/news/picasso-artwork-on-display-in-um-president-s-office/

Walsh, Cory. "New MMAC exhibition highlight little know portions of the past" Missoulian, 29, April 2013
http://missoulian.com/news/state-and-regional/new-mmac-exhibitions-highlight-little-known-portions-of-the-past/article_19d3f9c6-b045-11e2-8e6a-0019bb2963f4.html

Chaney, Rob. "Fabric artist enters hall of stars" Missoulian, 15, March 2013
http://missoulian.com/entertainment/arts-and-theatre/fabric-artist-enters-hall-of-stars/article_2560a368-8d7f-11e2-91e6-0019bb2963f4.html

Sorich. Jake. "Textiles common thread of exhibits" Great Falls Tribune, 25, January 2013
http://www.greatfallstribune.com/article/20130127/LIFESTYLE/301270008/Textiles-common-thread-exhibits?nclick_check=1

Walsh, Cory. "UM museum celebrates Nancy Erickson's free-form, painted fabric" Missoulian, 21, January 2013
http://missoulian.com/entertainment/arts-and-theatre/um-museum-celebrates-nancy-erickson-s-free-form-painted-fabric/article_12687fcc-6108-11e2-8778-0019bb2963f4.html

Walsh, Cory. "Erickson exhibit paired with 100 years of clothing at UM museum" Missoulian, 17, January 2013
http://missoulian.com/entertainment/arts-and-theatre/erickson-exhibit-paired-with-years-of-clothing-at-um-museum/article_374f44f4-610a-11e2-83f4-0019bb2963f4.html

Sorich, Jake. "Montana Historical Society new exhibit showcases E.S. Paxson's career" Great Falls Tribune, 15, December 2012
http://www.greatfallstribune.com/article/20121216/LIFESTYLE/312160006?nclick_check=1

Groom, Gloria. "Evening Edition" MTPR, 3, December, 2012
http://www.mtpr.org/podcasts/audio/mtee_features/12-03-2012Feature.mp3

Buck, Leland. "Expert on 19th Century painting to present UM President's Lecture Monday" Missoulian, 1, December 2012
http://missoulian.com/entertainment/arts-and-theatre/expert-on-th-century-painting-to-present-um-president-s/article_c4da87fe-3be7-11e2-a83d-001a4bcf887a.html

Chacon, H. Rafael. "Not so demure" Missoula Independent, 29, November 2012
http://missoulanews.bigskypress.com/missoula/not-so-demure/Content?oid=1694298

Bragg, Dennis. "UM redoubling efforts to find home for 11,000 art pieces" KPAX-TV, 3, October 2012
http://www.kpax.com/news/um-redoubling-efforts-to-find-home-for-11-000-art-pieces/#!prettyPhoto/0/

Briggeman, Kim. "Art teachers learn from MMAC exhibits" Missoulian,
25, September 2012
http://missoulian.com/news/local/art-educators-learn-teaching-tips-from-exhibits-at-um-museum/article_6706c562-06b7-11e2-99db-001a4bcf887a.html

Koostra, Barbara. "Thanks for art success" Missoulian opinion, 14, September 2012
http://missoulian.com/news/opinion/mailbag/thanks-for-art-success/article_610c318a-fe72-11e1-8336-001a4bcf887a.html

Chaney, Rob. "Impressionist, realist masterpieces go on display in Missoula" Missoulian, 30, August 2012
http://missoulian.com/entertainment/arts-and-theatre/impressionist-realist-masterpieces-go-on-display-in-missoula/article_015941d4-f313-11e1-8488-0019bb2963f4.html

Great Falls Tribune Staff. "Cultural Homesteaders UM exhibit features work from the Montana Institute of the Arts" 9, June 2012
http://www.greatfallstribune.com/apps/pbcs.dll/article?AID=2012206100347&nclick_check=1

Wilmont, Paula. "Fra Dana, Her Story" The Best of Great Falls, May 2012
http://www.bestofgreatfalls.com/UserFiles/File/Best%20of%20Great%20Falls%20Summer%202012.pdf

Nickell, Joe. "Rarely seen art, artifacts on display at MMAC" Missoulian, 23, March 2012
http://missoulian.com/entertainment/arts-and-theatre/rarely-seen-art-artifacts-on-display-at-mmac/article_829ae338-74f6-11e1-a16d-0019bb2963f4.html

Hedquist, Valerie. "The Write Question" MTPR, 22, March 2012
http://www.mtpr.net/program_info/2012-03-22-541 

Jussila, Neil. "A Vision in the West" Billings Gazette, 18 March 2012
http://billingsgazette.com/entertainment/books-and-literature/a-vision-nurtured-in-the-west/article_dcfcacfb-6933-5959-b5f1-dfbf78f21c72.html

"Fra Dana, American Impressionist in the Rockies" Lively Times, 27, February 2012
http://www.livelytimes.com/lt/entry/fra_dana_american_impressionist_in_the_rockies/ 

Browning, Skylar. "Art Wishes for 2012" Missoula Independent, 5, February 2012
http://missoulanews.bigskypress.com/missoula/arts-wishes-for-2012/Content?oid=1529480

Sanders, Linds. "Montana artist's life, work revisited" Kaiman, 2, February 2012
http://www.montanakaimin.com/news/montana-artist-s-life-work-revisited-1.2764359

"Marcus Daly topic of talk; granddaughter's portraits on display" Missoulian, 13 January 2012
http://missoulian.com/entertainment/arts-and-theatre/marcus-daly-topic-of-talk-granddaughter-s-portraits-on-display/article_207cfe18-3e03-11e1-aeed-001871e3ce6c.html

Bermes, Whitney. " Learning about a Copper King: Montana Museum of Art & Culture presents lecture on Marcus Daly" Ravalli Republic, 13 January 2012.
http://ravallirepublic.com/entertainment/arts-and-theatre/article_6a3b5292-3d96-11e1-b827-001871e3ce6c.html#ixzz1jM8eZdQA

Beete, Paulette. "War Torn: The Art of Ben Steele" National Endowment for the Arts, 10 November 2011.
http://www.arts.gov/artworks/?p=10614&utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=war-torn-the-art-of-ben-steele

Fredrickson, Ericka. "Eye of the tiger, The surprising life of artist and Bataan Death March survivor Ben Steele" Missoula Independent, 3 November 2011. 
http://missoulanews.bigskypress.com/missoula/eye-of-the-tiger/Content?oid=1507669

"Lecture, Book Signing Features 'Tears in Darkness' Authors" UM, 24, October 2011.
http://news.umt.edu/2011/10/102411ters.aspx

Nickell, Joe. "Art by WWII POW on display at University Montana museum" The Republic, 30 September 2011.
http://www.therepublic.com/view/story/49f009947ceb45f9857c5debc106fe61/MT--POW-Art/

Kelly, Jamie. "Hall Passages: High school students help record veterans' stories" Missoulian, 26 Sepetmber 2011.
http://missoulian.com/news/local/article_d402b022-e8b3-11e0-8ce4-001cc4c03286.html

Lively Times Staff. "Reception: War Torn: The Art of Ben Steele" Lively Times, 20 September 2011.
http://www.livelytimes.com/lt/event/evqmppg4v7/

Nickell, Joe. "Exihibit of Ben Steele artwork opens at UM Museum" Billings Gazette, 23 September 2011.
http://m.billingsgazette.com/mobile/article_c9cfea29-bed0-5d90-a531-ece47269abd0.html

Missoulian Staff. "War's Role in Montana'a past, present subject of conference this week" Missoulian, 20 September 2011.
http://missoulian.com/news/state-and-regional/article_e6b6917c-e3fc-11e0-be88-001cc4c03286.html

Web, Jaci. "Pulitzer Prize photography at YAM leaves viewers in tears, speechless" Billings Gazette, 4 August 2011.
http://billingsgazette.com/news/local/article_0b91189d-2847-5823-8e56-28280070c85a.html

Nickell, Joe. "Bray celebration: MMAC exhibition chronicles history of Helena ceramics institution" Missoulian, 24 June 2011.
http://missoulian.com/entertainment/arts-and-theatre/article_46155ed6-9e71-11e0-aba0-001cc4c03286.html

Missoulian Staff. "60 artists, 60 years of Archie Bray celebrated" Missoulian, 27 May 2011.
http://missoulian.com/entertainment/arts-and-theatre/article_0f384f46-8872-11e0-b1fd-001cc4c002e0.html

Nickell, Joe. "Sculptor displaying at UM lets go of rigid craftsmanship" Missoulian, 25 March 2011.
http://missoulian.com/entertainment/arts-and-theatre/article_263af44c-568f-11e0-b5fe-001cc4c002e0.html

Missoulian Staff. "Masters exhibit coming to an end" Missoulian, 4 March 2011.
http://missoulian.com/entertainment/arts-and-theatre/article_54ebe7e2-4677-11e0-b5aa-001cc4c03286.html

UMW News Bureau. "New Deal Prints on Display at UMW Gallery" 22 February 2011.
http://news.umwestern.edu/2011/02/new-deal-prints-on-display-at-umw-gallery/


Letter to the editor. "Art: Exhibits are inspiring gifts to public" Missoulian, 2 February 2011.
http://missoulian.com/news/opinion/mailbag/article_d0d2f24a-2edc-11e0-9b98-001cc4c03286.html

Letter to the editor. "Daly Mansion: Building ideal to display art" Missoulian, 19 January 2011.
http://missoulian.com/news/opinion/mailbag/article_8adf3fa6-23dc-11e0-b347-001cc4c03286.html

Missoulian Editorial. "Missoula Merc in good hands: Buyer has track record of preserving historic buildings: MMAC still needs support finding permanent home" Missoulian, 16 January 2011. http://missoulian.com/news/opinion/editorial/article_06e1ca2a-2012-11e0-8f1b-001cc4c03286.html

Nickell, Joe. "NICKELL's BAG: Economy decimating arts organizations nationally, but not in Missoula" 14 January 2011. 
http://missoulian.com/entertainment/arts-and-theatre/article_c05e96e2-1ff2-11e0-a4a7-001cc4c03286.html

Nickell, Joe. "Orphan Art still looking for home after Macy's building sale" Missoulian, 12 January 2011.
http://missoulian.com/news/local/article_940f7b50-1e0e-11e0-bbf2-001cc4c03286.html

Missoulian Staff. "MOLLI offers symphony, art and more for winter" Missoulian, 6, January 2011.
http://missoulian.com/lifestyles/article_e336a7fc-1838-11e0-91a7-001cc4c002e0.html

 

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