Zootown Arts Community Center
216 W. Main Street
Hourly Rate of $100/hr (discount for nonprofits)
175 Seated / 350 Standing
Dining Capacity:125 or Fewer
The ZACC is Missoula’s nonprofit community art center, providing accessible arts experiences of all kinds for people of all ages – including classes and camps, gallery shows, local and touring music, theatre, and comedy performances, community events, and drop-in creativity opportunities. Our artists’ shop, paint-your-own-pottery studio, and three galleries are open seven days a week, and we present multiple performances per week in our venue, The Show Room.
Missoula Community Access Television
500 N. Higgins Ave.\nMissoula, MT 59802
Missoula Community Access Television (MCAT) provides Missoula residents and organizations with the equipment, training, and channel time to produce TV programs based on their interests and concerns. These programs reflect Missoula’s cultural, political, and intellectual diversity, and help foster a community dialogue about people and issues that might otherwise go unnoticed. The Community’s Access to a television is a logical extension of the First Amendment right, to the most powerful communications technology of our day. Using community access television, local people can speak for themselves through programs they produce for the cable system. These programs reflect the culturally diverse city of Missoula. Show topics include politics, comedy, culture and many others.
Montana Museum of Art & Culture
Montana Museum of Art & Culture\nGallery Location: Meloy and Paxson Galleries, UM PARTV Center\nOffice Location: Main Hall 006, UM \nUniversity of Montana\nMissoula, MT 59812\n
Montana Museum of Art & Culture is home to one of the oldest and most prominent fine art collections in the Rocky Mountain Northwest.\n\nA year after The University of Montana was established in Missoula in 1893, the Montana Museum of Art & Culture (MMAC) Permanent Collection was begun.\n\nToday, MMAC has an international reputation and its staff maintains (in seven locations) more than 11,000 objects, including significant historic and contemporary artworks.\nThe Museum also offers many ways to get involved in building Montana’s treasure trove of art and culture.
Missoula Writing Collaborative
Helping children learn to love writing, the Collaborative trains and employs professional poets and prose writers to teach creative writing, reading, and speaking skills to children and youth ages 8-18 in school classrooms. Serves Missoula and surrounding communities, and Helena. A two-week summer writing camp, Words With Wings, is held annually on the University of Montana campus, and evening workshops are taught weekly at Talbot Youth Homes. Megan McNamer, Executive Director Sheryl Noethe, Artistic Director.
Downtown Dance Collective
121 W. Main St., Missoula, MT 59802
The mission of Downtown Dance Collective is to make dance available to everyone of any social or economic status, age, gener or artistic or cultural background. All styles, at varying levels for the artist to the non-dancer alike. The DDC is an atmosphere in which students and instructors have artistic choices, share in the artistic process, and learn the value of artistic expression. We 1) provide resources for emerging artists in the community to grow and nurture their dreams; 2) bring in artists and companies from around the globe to inspire and educate; and 3) provide a venue for informal performances and activities.
University Center Gallery
The University Center Gallery (UCG) is a contemporary non-profit gallery located on the University of Montana campus. Run by a staff of UM students, this dynamic space is deeply committed to creating an engaging educational experience for campus and community. UCG exhibitions are carefully selected based on criteria focusing on diversity in origin, media, content and style. Work displayed in the UCG comes from local, regional and national artists as well as UM students, staff and faculty. The UC Gallery is located on the second floor, northwest corner of the University Center at UM.\n\nOpen 10 a.m. ‚Äì 4 PM Monday through Friday.