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Missoula Art Museum, Missoula

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Missoula Art Museum is a contemporary art museum dedicated to education through art. Admission is always free.

Our mission: Missoula Art Museum serves the public by engaging audiences and artists in the exploration of contemporary art relevant to the community, state and region.
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  • For a smaller University town, this gallery punches well above its weight. The architecture- a blend of old brick and new glass/concrete meshes perfectly. The interior and outside views are...  more »
  • We love the Missoula Art Museum and are very proud of the part art plays in our community. They always have great displays to visit and change them on a regular basis. As parents and grandparents...  more »
  • This museum is wonderful for several reasons: First the building was the original library for Missoula and when it was needed, the museum was enlarged in a most thoughtful and visually stunning way...  more »
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  • It's a wonderful place to visit with the family or alone. The staff is incredibly knowledgable and helpful and the fact that admittance is free is not only amazing but it says a lot about the vibe of the city. Everything from local artists to world-recognized pieces can be viewed here. Donations are not required but they are highly appreciated. The displays are held four months so you are able to visit several times a year with a new experience each time.
  • Caveat that I am a huge modern art fan: I can see how this museum wouldn't be for everyone, but I loved it. The indigenous art in the permanent collection is excellent (and, as another commenter who wasn't so positive explained: some of it is displayed by the restrooms - check it out!). The temporary exhibits were curated very carefully and thoughtfully; I really loved the experience. Anyone who loves modern / local / folk art should definitely visit. The staff are friendly and helpful too. I will definitely be back!
  • Very enjoyable. Also very quiet, which is nice. Displays change roughly every 3 months.
  • Located in the beautiful city of Missoula, Montana, this gallery of varied art expression is wonderful. It is located downtown and street parking can be challenging. However there are parking structures located only a few blocks away. The admission is always free but donations are accepted. It is three levels of galleries that are diversified as Missoula itself. Please come and enjoy the talented artist's wide ranging exhibits.
  • This place is amazing. It's completely run by volunteers who are intrested in art. The show rooms feature a wide range of artists and materials. When I was featured as an artist, they were very professional and helpful. The museum has free admission, and you cannot have food or drink inside.

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