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Celebrate Montana Art!
Saturday, November 1st
Helena's Red Lion Colonial Inn

Join gifted artists from around the state who gather together each year to exhibit and sell artwork inspired by the rich landscape, diversity of spirit and eclectic life in the Big Sky State.

Just in time for holiday gift giving, experience the work of jewelers, painters, potters, sculptors, fiber artists, photographers and so much more! Learn about the processes they employ and the purpose behind their love of creating. Purchase one-of-a-kind items for everyone on your list and maybe even something just for you! Information for artists available here.


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The nomination process is now open for the 2015 Governor's Arts Awards. Nominations must be complete by December 15, 2014. Click here to nominate.



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Two Great Art of Leadership Webinars Available Online
Socialize with Us on Social Media Use and The Web is the Key to Telling Our Story. Click here. Access past webinars on our archives here.

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The Artist in Schools in Communities Grant Program for FY15 is now open for arts learning projects occurring between July 1, 2014-June 30, 2015. Please read the FY 15 guidelines below carefully, as funding categories and guidelines have been revised from FY14. First-time applicants or anybody wishing to discuss an idea for an arts learning project are welcome to call Emily Kohring, Director of Arts Education at (406) 444-6522 or email her at to discuss your application. Click here for the guidelines.

Click here to begin the grant application process.

First-time applicants, follow the instructions to register and receive a logon and password. Returning applicants, please be sure to use your previous logon and password, do not start a new registration for your organization. Questions? Call our office at (406) 444-6548 and we are happy to help.

Two new professional development videos for teaching artists: Art is the River with Marina Weatherly and The Rectangle Book- Often Times Less is More - with Darwin Nordin. Click here for links to the videos and materials.

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MAC's 2014-2018 Operating Framework:
The Montana Arts Council’s new framework, developed with input from over 3,500 Montanans, can be found here.

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