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The Last Best Solstice: Art on the River
Thanks to everyone who applied for the Last Best Solstice. We'll be notifying artists shortly. In the meantime visit our website to learn more about all this festival has to offer.
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Call to Artists!
The Public Art Committee is looking for talented artists to paint available traffic signal boxes.
Interested artists can download the application here. Deadline to apply is June 28, 2013
2013 Arts Awards Luncheon (3/26)
Thanks to all who attended and congratulations to our 2013 Arts Awards Winners.
Individual Artist - Darko Butorac
Arts Educator - Mohan Kartha
Cultural Acheivement - Carol Stovall
Cultural Vision - Kim Anderson
Business Support for the Arts -The Good Food Store
Americans for the Arts Comes to Missoula:
We recently had a visit from Randy Cohen (Vice President of Research and Policy for Americans for the Arts), who explained the positive economic impact our arts organizations have on Missoula's economy. In addition to being an eye opener to the economic importance of the arts, the information shared at his talk as well as the Arts & Economic Prosperity report (found above) can serve as tool for arts advocacy. For pointers on how to use this and other information provided by Americans for the Arts when advocating for your art organization click here.
As of January 2012, Missoula County is home to 366 arts-related businesses that employ 1,331 people. That accounts for 3.85% of the 9,505 total businesses located in Missoula County, proving that the arts are a real force in our local economy. For more information, maps and to find out how your organization can be included in studies such as Arts & Economic Prosperity, click here.