Guide: Art Spaces

2008-05-22T23:00:00Z Guide: Art Spaces The Billings Gazette
May 22, 2008 11:00 pm

Friday. May 23, 2008


"Lilly Oncology on Canvas 2008." Presented by Eli Lilly and Company, through participation of Billings Clinic Cancer Center. Acrylic, oil, pastel, photography, watercolor and mixed-media works by residents of America and Puerto Rico who have been affected by cancer. Prizes consist of money donated directly to charities of winners' choosing. Deadline is Monday, June 30. 800-734-4131;

"This is Cody! (What Cody Means to You)." Presented by Cody Country Art League and Coca-Cola. Any Cody- area resident may submit artwork utilizing Coca-Cola in depiction of Cody. Maximum size is 24-by-24 inches. Deadline is Monday, June 2. For application and more information, call 307-587-3597.


Absaroka Fine Arts (AFA). Stillwater Trading. Absarokee. Silent auction of work by Mike Capser; final bids at reception, 5-7 p.m. Friday, May 30.

Apple Gallery. Watercolors by Lavonne Rice-Gordon and Paul Gordon; through July.

Beartooth Coffee. 115 N. 29th St. Works by Joshua Hills, Satinee Donaldson and Opal. Seeking works by local artists for display. For more information, call 245-2720.

Bair Family Museum. Martinsdale. Eclectic collection blends cultures of Europe and Montana. Summer hours, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. daily, begin Monday, May 26. 406-572-3314;

Big Horn County Historical Museum & Visitor Center. Hardin. "Celtic to Cowboy - Roots Music of the American West"; 10:30 a.m. and 1:30 and 3:30 p.m. Monday, June 2 through Friday, June 6. For more information, call 307-578-4111. "On the Fringe of the Bighorn" and Silverwork by Eddy Hulbert; through summer. Hours: 8 a.m.-6 p.m. daily. 406-665-1671.

Buffalo Bill Historical Center. Cody, Wyo. "Bear 104"; and "A Place Called Thorofare: People, Wilderness & Wildlife Management" photographs. Digital photographs online feature Cody Firearms Museum. Hours: 8 a.m.-8 p.m. daily. 307-587-4771;

Carbon County Arts Guild & Depot Gallery. Red Lodge. Lithographs by Fritz Scholder; through Thursday, May 15. Watercolors by Marilyn Beth Hughes and prints by Dennis Kern; through May. Kurt Keller's "Montana Folks"; through June. Hours: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday through Saturday; noon-5 p.m. Sunday. 446-1370.

Central Montana Medical Center. Lewistown. Watercolors by Joseph Ziokowski.

Children's Museum of Northeast Montana. Glasgow. "Honor and Culture: The Native American Star Blanket"; "Weather Watchers"; "From Grains to Trains"; and "Arthropods: Crustaceans, Insects and Spiders… Oh My!" Adults, $2; children ages 3 and older, $1; younger than 2, free. 406-228-4386.

Cody Country Art League. Cody, Wyo. Works by Kay Abeyta, Chip Collard, Paul Mac Lewis, Gladys McNeil, Coral Rutar, Inge Wurzler and Billie Wright; through Thursday, May 29. 307-587-3597.

Crazy Mountain Museum. Big Timber. "Going Home, a Retrospective of South Norway" by Mana Lesman and James Seward; through July. Reception for the public, 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Monday, May 26.

Danforth Gallery.Livingston. Group show "Flourish"; opens with reception, 5:30-8 p.m. Friday, May 23; exhibit runs through Tuesday, June 24. 406-222-6510 or

Dawson Community College. Glendive. Tom Temple's "Home on the Range"; through Thursday, July 31.

Del Alma Gallery & Studio. 2507 Montana Ave. "People, places and things" by David Overturf.

DMG Gallery. 1320 Division. William Crain's "Faces and places." Gallery hours: 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday through Friday. 294-7207;

Elements Gallery. 2914 First Ave. Madalas in colored pencil, oil pastels and marker, by Lila Trombetta. Oils by Mana Lesman; through July.

Flatiron Gallery. 2-A Custer, tricorner of Montana Avenue, Division and Custer. "One Hundred and One Black and Whites," a retrospective of Paul Whiting's photographs; through Saturday, May 31. Hours: 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Thursday through Saturday, or by appointment, 256-7791.

Frame Hut & Gallery. 1430 Grand Ave. Spring Invitational Show featuring oils, watercolors, fused glass, slate sculpture, kiln-fired tiles, ceramic angels, pottery, stained glass, gourds, etchings and egg tempera; through Saturday, June 14. Artists include Rita Allison, Parker Ford, Harry Koyama, Monica Lutter, Eloise Oviatt, Louise Payovich, Carol Ritter, Linda Snider, Shirley Stephens, Ben Stringer, Helen Tolliver, Laurie Wertman and Howard Zankner.

Gallery 15 North. 1511 Sixth Ave. N. In the Elliott Eaton Gallery & Studio: Oils, watercolors and charcoals. In Q's Art Shop: Blown glass by Peter Reuthlinger, wearable art by Old Fishhawk, and photography by Dan Armstrong. 248-1102.

Gallery Interiors. 2702 Second Ave. N. Landscape oils by Bob Barlow, stone and bronze sculpture by Jeff Schaezle, charcoal and conte crayon drawings and oils by Joseph Booth, landscape oils by James Poulson, oils by Jessica Durnell Smith, and oils and bronze sculpture by Loren Entz. In the main gallery: Paintings by James Poulson, Jeff Schaezle, Joe Trakimas and Dennis Boyd. Upstairs: The Black Hand Group.

Garre Fine Art. Livingston. "The Bear Wall," character bears; Western paintings.

The Glass Hole. In Rue d'Artistes Building, 2301 Montana Ave. Fused glass jewelry, bowls, sinks and fountains by Paige Bowman; portraits by Jim Baken; new works by Jeanne Bowman.

Great Plains Dinosaur Museum and Field Station. Malta. "Wine & Dino," grand opening gala; 6 p.m. Friday, June 6. Tickets, $25 per person; $40 per couple. Must be purchased by Tuesday, May 27.654-5300; Free admission, 10 a.m. Saturday, June 7.

Huntley Project Museum of Irrigated Agriculture. 770 Railroad Hwy., Huntley. Southern Montana's largest collection of horse drawn machinery, early sugar beet equipment and mowers; site and homestead building tours. Hours: 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday. 406-348-2533; www.huntley

Jailhouse Gallery. Hardin. "Celebrating 30 Years - Founders Show"; through Saturday, May 31. 406-665-3239.

Lewistown Art Center. Lewistown. Ba Sadi Pottery by Mariette and Esme Marais. Works by Linda Sederholm and Iron Horse Hair. In Wilkins Gallery: Annual Montana Watercolor Society Open Show; through Saturday, May 31. In the Third Gallery: "Shades of Pink"; through Friday, May 31. Wood Carvers meet noon-5 p.m. Saturdays. Central Montana Writer's Group noon-5 p.m. second Saturday every month. 406-535-8278.

Livingston Depot Museum. Livingston. Opens 9 a.m. Saturday, May 24. "On Track: The Railroad Photographs of Warren McGee"; "Rails Across the Rockies"; "The Livingston Depot in History and Architecture"; "Film in Montana: Moviemaking under the Big Sky" and "On Track"; through Saturday, Sept. 20. Hours: 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday through Saturday and 1-5 p.m. Sunday. 406-222-2300;

Margo's Pottery and Fine Crafts. Buffalo, Wyo. Terra cotta pottery by Victoria Christen; through Saturday, Aug. 9.

Mary Alice Fortin Health Conference Center. Billings Clinic, corner of 10th Ave. N. and N. 27th St. Selected pieces from "Lilly Oncology on Canvas 2006"; 5-8 p.m. Tuesday, May 27 through Thursday, May 29. 657-4628;

McCormick Café. 2419 Montana Ave. Contemporary horse portraits and western landscapes by Linda J. Mehlhaff.

Missoula Art Museum. Missoula. Chris McElroy's "Archetypal Subversion"; through Monday, May 26. Katy Stone's "A Season Swirling (Unfurling)"; through Saturday, May 31. 406-728-0447.

Mordam Art. Livingston. Works by Parke Goodman.

Moss Mansion. 914 Division St. "Here Comes the Bride: 100 Years of Wedding Fashions from Families of the Yellowstone Valley"; through Sunday, June 1. 256-5100.

Museum of the Rockies. Montana State University, Bozeman. "Minerals: The Duval Collection"; through Monday, May 26. "Glow: Living Lights and Minerals"; through Monday, Sept. 1. "Raymond Loewy: Designs for a Consumer Culture"; through Sunday, September 28. In Siebel Dinosaur Complex: "Dinosaurs Under the Big Sky." 406-994-2652;

Open Range Images. 1201 Sheridan Ave. Cody, Wyo. Wildlife and nature photography by Dave Burke and Donna Wageman; reception, 5-8 p.m. Friday, May 30; exhibit runs through Monday, June 30. 307-587-8870.

Picture Perfect Gallery. 2923 Second Ave. N. Abstract and expressionist works by Leona Dillon; scenery and wildlife by resident artist Michael P. McFadden. 259-5300.

Prairie Blossoms. 225 N. Broadway. Yard and garden metal works by Tara Petersen.

Rimrock Art & Frame. 1070 S. 24th St. W., south of Dos Machos. Originals Gallery, featuring Marliyn Beth Hughes, Jim LeBar, Mike Mahoney, Mary Blain, Luci Scott, J. Todd Daniels, Jim Hanna, Jack Hines, Terry Stensaas, Joe Booth and Jessica Durnell Smith. 652-3455;

Rue d'Artistes. 2301 Montana Ave. Fine-art studios featuring oils, watercolors, acrylics and pottery.

Rustic Mountain Furnishings. 2905 Millennium Circle. Watercolors and oils by Elliott Eaton; watercolors by John Langelier; oils by Ann Sweeney.

Ryniker-Morrison Gallery of Fine Art. Tech Hall, Rocky Mountain College. "Birds of the Big Sky Country" juried art show; reception, 7:30 p.m. Friday, June 6.

Sandstone Art Gallery. 2913 Second Ave. N. Sculptures and paintings by William Crain and pottery by Jennifer Baretta; through Saturday, May 31. 656-0381;

Seven Buffaloes Studio. 213 Railroad St., Big Timber. Works by Suz Marquette Marshak, Ira Cuelho, Linda Bensley, Ona Magaro and Art Coelho.

The Shed at Level 504. 504 N. 20th. Works by Rachel Ritter. Works by Sherri Cornett; opens Friday, May 30.

Sheridan County Historical Museum. Sheridan, Wyo. "Crazy Horse, Crook, and the Battle on Rosebud Creek" and "Brewing up History." Hours during May: 1-5 p.m. 307-675-1150;

17th Street Station. 1648 Poly Drive. Watercolors and oils by Junelle Hartman Lesmeister. 256-6123.

SinClair Gallery. Northwest College; Powell, Wyo. "Mesoamerica-Adventures in the Yucatan"; through mid-September.

TOADnWILLOW. 2202 First Ave. N. Oil paintings by Roxanne Duke.

Toucan Gallery. 2505 Montana Ave. "Ancestresses and Wise Women: Sculpture by Sherri Cornett"; through Wednesday, May 28.

Trail End State Historic Site. Sheridan, Wyo. "Youngsters to be Proud of: The Changing Nature of Childhood"; through Sunday, Dec. 14. 307-674-4589.

Ucross Foundation Art Gallery. Ucross, Wyo. Margot Balboni's "The American-Made Alphabet: An A-Z Aerial Exploration of the American-Made Landscape"; through Friday, June 6.

Western Heritage Center. 2822 Montana Ave. D. "The Story of the 1937 Flood: Billings' Greatest Natural Disaster"; through Saturday, June 28. In the Main Gallery: "We're Making History: Billings' First 125 Years"; through Wednesday, Dec. 31. J.K. Ralston Studio Cabin; open noon-3 p.m. Tuesday through Friday. Hours: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday. 256-6809;

Wildlife Art Studio and Frame Shop. Roberts. Dale Marie Muller's paintings and drawings.

Yellowstone Art Museum. 401 N. 27th St. "Mostly Plains: Arresting Native American Art and Works by Charles M. Russell from the Charles M. Bair Family Collection"; through Sunday, June 1. "Perpetual Motion: Paintings and Works on Paper by Jean Arnold"; through Sunday, June 8. "I'm Hunting Myself: The Unattainable Prize"; discussion with artists, 6:30 p.m. Thursday, May 29; exhibit runs through Sunday, June 15. 256-6804;

Yellowstone County Museum. 1950 Terminal Circle, Billings. "Hooves, Horns and Antlers." Hours: 10:30 a.m.-5:30 p.m. Tuesday-Saturday. 256-6811.

Yellowstone Gateway Museum of Park County. Livingston. Northern Pacific Railroad photographs.

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