Garden City Ballet

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Garden City Ballet\nP.O. Box 3555\nMissoula, Montana 59806
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“Garden City Ballet (GCB) is the home of Missoula’s very own production of The Nutcracker. They proudly offer this holiday tradition, working with outstanding performers and their families, as well as exceptional teachers, choreographers and guest artists from across the region and country. GCB does not operate its own dance studio. Instead they invite all dancers, regardless of studio affiliation, to audition for what has become a treasured community event.

Garden City Ballet is a community-focused organization, committed to inspiring Missoula dancers and sharing quality performances with Western Montana. Primary goals of GCB include:

  • -Give all Missoula dancers quality performance opportunities in ballet and other forms of dance
  • -Nurture their growth through an ongoing scholarship program
  • -Deliver productions that present the best in the world of dance to our audiences
  • -Fund low-cost performances for school children in Missoula and the surrounding rural areas

Missoula Indian Center

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(406) 829-9515
830 West Central, Missoula, MT 59801
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The Mission of the Missoula Indian Center is to serve as a respectful gathering place, welcoming families from all Nations to help develop a strong, supportive Native community by building collaborations and promoting healthy family activities. They achieve this through the following activities:

-Supporting Native families by identifying opportunities & resources to thrive & be healthy.

-Supporting Tribal traditions to maintain comfort and belonging at home and in the city.

-Promoting wellness by offering opportunities for emotional, mental, physical and spiritual healing.

Art Associates of Missoula

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The Art Associates of Missoula is a non-profit organization which actively supports the Missoula Art Museum, especially the Fifth Grade Art Experience and sponsors a scholarship for a University of Montana Art Student each year.In addition they provide their members with a monthly general meeting with engaging and diverse lectures by people associated with the arts. They also provide members with hands on art experiences through workshops presented throughout the year. They strive to implement small group gatherings and arrange a yearly Spring tour to discover Art of the Northwest.

Please see website for further details and contact information.

Ballet Arts Academy

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1620 Rodgers St Suite 3, Missoula, MT 59802
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The mission of Ballet Arts Academy is to provide a nurturing and technically rigorous dance education for Missoula children.

Families First Learning Lab

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(406) 721-7690
455 E Main St, Missoula MT 59802
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For 25 years, Families First has been empowering families through parent education and learning through play experiences. While our facility and program offerings have looked different over the years, the heart of our work has remained the same. In November of 2019, we launched a rebranding campaign that included a name change from Families First Children’s Museum to Families First Learning Lab. The name change to Families First Learning Lab honors the tradition and history of our organization, while also strengthening and deepening the intention and impact of our work. Families First Learning Lab captures the spirit of an organization that is welcoming to all families, inspires hands on learning, and strengthens families through education, connection, play, and partnership. We are thrilled our next organizational chapter involves a move to the new Missoula Public Library opening in the summer of 2020.

Families First Learning Lab will occupy the 2nd Floor of the new facility alongside spectrUM Discovery Area. Each partner in the new facility brings strengths and areas of expertise that collectively propel us one step closer to the shared goal of closing knowledge, opportunity, and achievement gaps for Missoula children and families. While Families First Learning Lab will no longer be a traditional “children’s museum” it WILL BE an inspirational place of learning, growth, and development for families. For the first time in our 25 year history, family education will happen in the same space as hands on learning through play experiences, giving parents a chance to model the skills they learn in workshops with their children. Activities for children and families will be intentional and meaningful and will meet the following goals:

  • Build parenting knowledge and skills through workshops and multi session classes
  • Provide a place and opportunities for social connection
  • Develop social-emotional skills in children through hands on learning through play experiences
  • Link families to professional support systems in time of need
  • Build parental resilience by providing tools and resources to build confidence to navigate challenging times

Hours of Operation:

M: 10-6, T: 10-6, W: Closed, Th: 10-6, F: 10-6, Sa: 10-6, Su: Closed

International Choral Festival

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406-721-7985
P.O. Box 8203, Missoula, MT 59807
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Since 1987 the International Choral Festival has presented to Missoula some of the finest choirs in the world during a summer week of concerts at downtown venues. Friendships bridging continents are established through home stays with local families. Our next Festival is July 13-16, 2016!

Artists Along the Bitterroot

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Annual Studio Tour June 1- 3   2018.  and November 2-4 2018  Open to the public.\nWe are a collection of artists that open our studios in June and November  to the public to view, educate & purchase directly our artwork.\n\nSharing information about our member artists, our studio tours & events. Also posting/sharing other creative endeavors by artists of all media from around the world.

Rocky Mountain Ballet Theatre

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406.549.5155
2704 Brooks\nMissoula, MT 59801
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Rocky Mountain Ballet Theatre offers important opportunities to the youth of Montana with training, performing and cultural exchanges. RMBT enriches the quality of life in Montana through its unique original programming that is presented throughout Montana, the US and internationally.

Mountain Press

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406.728.1900
1301 S. Third St. West., Missoula, MT 59801
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Mountain Press, an independent book publisher located in the heart of the Northern Rockies, produces books on geology, natural history, and western history.

Missoula Symphony Association

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406-721-3194
320 East Main St. Missoula, MT 59802
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Each year, the Missoula Symphony Orchestra and Chorale present five pairs of Masterworks Concerts autumn through spring. In addition, the orchestra presents two Youth Concerts for thousands of children from across western Montana, a wildly popular Family Concert, and a free summer concert “Symphony in the Park” – one of Missoula’s most popular summer events. The Missoula Symphony Association also presents a variety of other events and outreach activities annually, and provides thousands of dollars in music scholarships for promising young musicians.

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