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Friday, January 2, 2009


Carbon County Art Guild's winter fundraiser. Donated original art in the themes of birds and barns for annual silent auction at the Pollard Hotel on Friday, Feb. 6. For more information or to register, call 406-446-1370.

Red Lodge Clay Center 2009-2010 long- and short-term residency opportunities. Long-term residencies begin Sept. 1, 2009, and run through Aug. 15, 2010. Applications for long-term residencies are due Feb. 1, 2009. Short-term residencies can run one to eight weeks. Applications for fall/winter short-term residencies are due by Aug. 1, 2009. For details and applications, go to

"Salvaged Threads." Juried quilt exhibit at Big Sky Quilt Show and Elements Gallery. Entry must include repurposed fabric in its construction. $20 fee for up to three entries. Deadline is Tuesday, Jan. 6. For details, go to

Wyoming Short Film Contest. Wyoming Travel and Tourism offers $25,000 grand prize. Digital films must feature Wyoming in the storyline, and be 15 minutes or less in length. No entry fee, limit on number of submissions or residency restrictions. Submissions due by Thursday, April 30. For details, go to


Billings Nursery, Antiques & Art Gallery. 2147 Poly Drive. Watercolors and oils by Elliott Eaton, Jessica Durnell Smith and Lance Johnson, and restored antique furniture. Hours: 9 a.m.-6 p.m. Monday through Saturday, and 11 a.m.-6 p.m. Sunday.

Buffalo Bill Historical Center. Cody, Wyo. "Retrieving the Past: Favorite Photos from the Archives" and "African Perspectives: Through the Eyes of Nancy-Carroll Draper." In the Plains Indian Museum: 11 artifacts from the Paul Dyck Buffalo Culture Collection. Whitney Gallery of Western Art closed for renovation until June. Hours: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Thursday through Sunday. 307-587-4771;

C.blu.401 N. 24th St. Fine art.

Carbon County Arts Guild & Depot Gallery. Red Lodge. New works by member artists; through Saturday, Jan. 31. In the Workshop Gallery: "Speaking Volumes: Transforming Hate"; through Tuesday, Feb. 10. 406-446-1370.

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.

Dawson Community College Art Gallery. Glendive. Sheila Rieman's "Color My World"; through Friday, Jan. 30. 406-377-3396; 800-821-8320.

Deck the Walls. Rimrock Mall. Works by Allen Knows His Gun. 652-5251.

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

The Dubois Museum. Dubois, Wyo. Charlie Moore Ranch Collection on permanent display.

Gallery Interiors. 2702 Second Ave. N. In the main gallery: Works by Sheila Rieman. 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.

Garre Fine Art. Livingston. New works by John and Karen Garre, including landscapes, ravens, floral and still life. Hours: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Saturday. 406-222-7847.

Huntley Project Museum of Irrigated Agriculture. 770 Railroad Hwy., Huntley. 18 homestead buildings from the early 1900s, hundreds of farm implements and thousands of artifacts, portraying life on "the Project" from the early 1880s to the late 20th century. Hours: 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Mondays and Tuesdays, and by appointment. 406-348-2533;

Lewistown Art Center. Lewistown. In the Wilkins Gallery: Photography by Marilyn McKiben; Tuesday, Jan. 6, through Saturday, Jan. 31. Wood Carvers meet noon-5 p.m. Saturdays. Central Montana Writer's Group meet noon-5 p.m. second Saturday every month. 406-535-8278.

Luxe. 1528 24th St. W. Glassworks by Ona Magaro.

Mordam Art. Livingston. Works by Parke Goodman.

Museum of the Rockies. Montana State University, Bozeman. Christmas Train Show; through Friday, Jan. 2. Salvatore Vasapolli's "Northern Rockies: The Introspective Landscape"; through Sunday, Jan. 4. "CSI: Crime Scene Insects"; through Sunday, Jan. 25. In Siebel Dinosaur Complex: "Dinosaurs Under the Big Sky." Classes, children programs, tours for tots and demonstrations are ongoing, for information, 406-994-2652;

Poverty Flats Gallery. Nye. Photography by Edward Barta. By appointment only. 406-328-7267.

Red Lodge Clay Center. Red Lodge. Featured artist Russell Wrankle; through January. "Warm Up," featuring work by Dick Lehman, Jennifer Allen, Bede Clarke, Guillermo Cuellar, Chris Gustin, Simon Levin, Deb Schwartzkopf, Pete Pinnell, Sam Chung, Shoko Teruyama, Matt Kelleher, Sarah Jaeger, Lynn Munns, John Glick and Jordan Van Duine; through Saturday, Jan. 31.

Rimrock Art & Frame. 1070 S. 24th St. W., south of Dos Machos. Originals Gallery featuring works by 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;

Rustic Mountain Furnishings. 2905 Millennium Circle. Watercolors by Michiko Conklin, watercolors by John Langeliers, oils by Ann Sweeney, photography by Faye Urbanski and metal work by Jerry Rogers.

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

Sage Spa Salon. 2710 First Ave. N. Abstract mixed media by Laura Cater-Woods; through February.

Sheridan County Historical Museum. Sheridan, Wyo. "Crazy Horse, Crook, and the Battle on Rosebud Creek" and "Brewing up History." Hours: 10 a.m.-6 p.m. daily. 307-675-1150;

Sola Café. Bozeman. Recent paintings by Brad Bunkers; through Saturday, Jan. 31. 406-922-7652.

Tarri Thompson Studio at Level 504. 504 N. 20th St. Paintings from the Rural Series, and Golf Course series by Dan Palagyi.

Toucan Gallery. 2505 Montana Ave. Works by Gordon McConnell, Steve Smith, Carol Spielman, Brian Scott, Len Eckle, Don Tiller, Lana Perrotti, Gretchen Papka, Sue Tirrell, Lynn Munns, Shirley Stephens and others; throughout the year. Hours: 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Monday through Friday, and 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday. 252-0122.

Ucross Foundation Art Gallery. Ucross, Wyo. "Kindred Spirits," paintings by Toby Birr, T. Allen Lawson, Mimi Litschauer and Geoff Parker; through Friday, Jan. 9.

Western Heritage Center. 2822 Montana Ave. D. Closed through mid-March. 256-6809;

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

Yellowstone Art Museum. 401 N. "Migrations: New Directions in Native American Art"; through Sunday, Jan. 4. "A Covenant of Seasons: Monotypes by Joellyn Duesberry and Poetry by Pattiann Rogers"; through Sunday, Jan. 4. "Joseph Stefanelli: Heroic Color"; through Sunday, Jan. 18. Thomas Moran's "Green River, Wyoming," on loan from the William I. Koch Collection; through Saturday, Jan. 31. "Details from the Road: Photographs by Tom Ferris"; through Wednesday, Feb. 1. In the Murdock Gallery: "A Western Icon: The Art and Stories of Will James and Bronzes by his Friend Charles M. Russell." In the Young Artists' Gallery: "Gennie's Gems"; through Sunday, Dec. 28. 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.

Zoot Enterprises. Bozeman. Cindy Webber and David Fjeld's "Waters of Renewal"; through Thursday, Feb. 26. 406-932-6213;

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