Montana Arts Council

SOA-Fall-2020-Cover-for--Web-AngledState of the Arts is the Montana Arts Council's quarterly publication which provides arts news, features on Montanans working in the arts, and updates about our grants and programs. Published four times each year, State of the Arts includes a statewide arts calendar of events along with coverage of the visual, literary, and performing arts throughout the state. Each print and digital issues is offered free of charge to all individuals and organizations, and we welcome relevant content submissions for every issue. To suggest content or make a submission, email us at

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 Want to submit a story to State of the Arts?

State of the Arts publishes four times a year in early January, April, July, and October. While we can't print every story on the arts in Montana, we're always looking for great people, organizations, and events to share with our readers. If you'd like to alert us to a story you think we should cover, or if you'd like to submit your own for consideration, here's what you need to know.

Submission Deadlines
WINTER Jan+Feb+March, publication in early January. Submission Deadline: 15 Nov

SPRING April+May+June, publication in early April. Submission Deadline: 15 Feb

SUMMER July+Aug+Sept, publication in early July. Submission Deadline: 15 May

FALL Oct+Nov+Dec, publication in early Octobe.r Submission Deadline: 15 Aug

Please submit text articles in Microsoft Word format. Images should be high-resolution JPG or TIFF files, but our email attachment size is limited. If your files total more than 5mb, please contact us to arrange file transfer.

Where to Submit
Email or send submissions to the Montana Arts Council at:

Eric Heidle, Communication Director
Montana Arts Council
830 North Warren
Helena, MT 59601

Click here for submission guidelines in PDF form.

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