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NAMI presents: The Two Faces of Creativity November 3, 2014

We will be hosting a show for the National Alliance on Mental Illness, November 7th through November 17th.

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"Autumn Art Gala at the Dana Gallery" November 3, 2014

Join us as Bare Bait Dance provides a fundraising event, November 14th from 5-8pm.

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"At the Bend" October 4, 2014

Join us in November for a collaborative show with R. David Wilson and Matt Simms!

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YOUNG GUNS 2014 September 6, 2014

Get ready for the best of the "up-and-comers" as we feature artists 35 years old and under! Join us Friday, October 3rd for the opening!

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From Spurs to Spuds August 21, 2014

Join us Friday, September 5th, as we welcome Caleb Meyer to Montana and display his newest works!

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12th Annual Western Montana "Paint Out!" June 15, 2014

Get ready for our annual Paint Out! July 11-16th, we will host 20 artists from the western region to paint Montana's beautiful outdoors.

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Robert Moore: 1 Day Workshop June 15, 2014

Paint with the master and join us for a 1 day only painting workshop with one of our most esteemed artists, Robert Moore.

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3rd Annual Icons of the West April 7, 2014

Join us as we feature the "best of the west" in our 3rd Annual Icons of the West juried show!

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Featuring: Bob Phinney March 19, 2014

Join us for our opening show in April, which will feature prominent artist, Bob Phinney!

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Collector's Resale January 26, 2014

2014 Collector's Resale Exhibition

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CALL FOR ART! December 8, 2013

We are now accepting applications for the 3rd Annual Icons of the West show, an independently juried exhibition to open May 2014 at the gallery.

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Christmas Show December 2, 2013

Annual Christmas Show

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Young Guns 2013 September 13, 2013

Coming October 4th!!
A show featuring our Artists under 40!
Special Young Art Collectors Reception Oct 3rd!!

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Caleb Meyer 21 Under 31 September 4, 2013

Caleb Meyer's newest works!

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New Summer Work!! August 8, 2013

Come into the gallery to see all of the amazing new work from all of the talented Artists we feature!

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Art of the Run July 5, 2013

A show celebrating the art of running!

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Paint Out! 2013 June 14, 2013

July 12-Aug 30, 2013
Due to the incredible interest We are keeping our Paint Out show up for an extended run!

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Third annual Icon show submissions November 29, 2012
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Idaho Governor's Award to Robert Moore October 13, 2012

Dana Gallery artist Robert Moore received the Idaho Excellence in the Arts Award

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10th Annual Paint Out Sponsors August 7, 2012
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Icons 2012 June 7, 2012

Congratulations to all the award winners for Icons 2012

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Stains of Winter May 7, 2012

Our own Clay Pape, usually busy hanging someone else's show, hangs his first gallery exhibit, The Stains of Winter

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Missoula Youth Philanthrophy Club Brazil Exhibit - on display now until April 30th April 3, 2012
Call for Art March 3, 2012

Artists are invited to submit work for this summer- long national juried exhibition. The exhibition opens June 1st, 2012.

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Coming Up! January 18, 2012

Montana legendary artists - Rummel, Audio, Senska, Halko as well as many other treasures will be featured. Check back for more updates!

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Dudley Dana and Candace Crosby January 18, 2012

Dana Gallery owner Dudley Dana and his wife Candace present their written and visual images of southern China where they were invited to travel with 6 artists.
Holter Museum - Helena, MT January 20th - April 18th.

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Easels Under the Big Sky August 18, 2011

Dana Gallery artist's travel to Big Sky Montana for a Plein Air Paint Out

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New Additions to the Gallery July 29, 2011

The Dana Gallery would like to extend a warm welcome to four artists! Their work will now be regularly displayed in the gallery along with all our other represented artists.

Introducing Lori McNee-Watson, Steve Penley, Linda St. Clair and AM Stockhill!

Check the Artist's tab above for images of their work!

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THE DANA GALLERY ART EXAM July 13, 2011

Match the artist with the biographical statements found on pages 122 and 123 of Western Art and Architecture Summer/Fall 2011 to be eligible to win up to $1,550 of original artwork!

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2011 Paint Out! July 9, 2011


The Dana Gallery is hosting the 9th annual Paint Out!

Beginning July 16th, Twenty five established artists will come to Missoula and the surrounding area to paint en plein air, French for "in the open air. They take on the challenge of working in changing elements: heat, shifting light, and moving subjects.
Plein air artists follow in the footsteps of the French Impressionists from the late 1800's and the American artists from the coast and southwest who followed the railroads west, painting scenes that informed the nation of Western grandeur in the 1900's.

The Dana Gallery is proud to continue the tradition of plein air work through holding this annual event. The plein air work, as well as studio work from each artist, will hang in the gallery from July 20th-August 31st.

The show opens with a private reception for sponsors on Wednesday, July 20th.

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"Icons of the West" awards announced June 25, 2011

A jury has selected "An Evening Song" by H. Steven Oiestad as Best of Show. See more information for a complete list of winners.

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June 3rd, The All Star Show! May 28, 2011

Throughout the month of June, stop by the Gallery for a look at new work from your favorite artists.

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Coming in June: April 28, 2011

Take a tour of western iconology through the unique interpretations of nationally known contemporary artists.
The opening reception will be held at the gallery on Thursday, June 16th.

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Tom Hanson April 26, 2011

The Dana Gallery would like to introduce our newest artist Tom Hanson. His pieces are now on display at the Gallery.

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Dana Gallery and Western Masters: on the Road to Great Falls March 13, 2011

This Thursday the 2nd Annual Western Masters Exhibition kicks off in Great Falls. The Dana Gallery is proud to be bringing a selection of new works by 12 artists to the show which runs March 16-19th. Click below for more information.

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Dan Bern February 25, 2011

We are thrilled to announce that Singer/Songwriter, Dan Bern will be performing for one night only at the gallery on March 22nd at 7:30pm. Call or stop by to reserve a ticket, we only have 150 seats! $15 in advance and $20 at the door.

Dan Bern at Dana Gallery

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"Cold Night, Hot Art" February 9, 2011

For ONE NIGHT ONLY the Dana Gallery will host an exhibition of work by local artists with the human figure as as the focus.

Monday, February 14th 6:00 – 9:30 pm

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TAKE THE DANA GALLERY ART EXAM! January 7, 2011

Match the artist with the biographical statements found on pages 114 and 115 of Western Art and Architecture.

See the News page for the final clue and artist's image.

WIN a 16x20 portrait painted by artist, Francis Switzer!

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Holter Museum Landscape Show on Display at Dana November 9, 2010

The Holter Museum in Helena, Montana recently closed it's summer Landscape exhibition. Many of the Dana Gallery artists were invited to participate in this exciting show. We have gathered together these works for display at the Dana Gallery. See work by Tom Gilleon, Jeff Walker, David Mensing, Francis Switzer, Parvin, Dudley Dana, Caleb Meyer, Davi Nelson, Janet Sullivan, R. David Wilson, Michael Untiedt, Louise LaMontagne, Tom English, and Andy Cline.

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More Dana Gallery artists making news! October 28, 2010

Southwest Art has chosen 4 of the Dana Gallery artists as finalists in the second annual 21 over 31 Emerging Artists competition. Two of them, Jim Connelly and Richard Hall made the top 21. The other two finalists are Michele Usibelli, and David Mensing.

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Ted Waddell's art on Display in Mongolian Embassy October 5, 2010

Artist, Theodore Waddell has been included in the "Art in Embassies" program in Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia. His piece "Winter Horses Drawing #13" is currently on loan to the Mongolian embassy and will be on display until Ambassador Jonathan Addleton leaves his post.

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2010 Western Montana Paint Out July 16, 2010

The Dana Gallery is proud to continue the tradition of plein air work through supporting this annual event. The event is always well attended and the patrons of the event are the glue that holds it together. The patrons' support over the last eight years has cemented our Paint Out as one of those "happenings" that make Missoula special and solidifies our reputation as a major art center in the West.

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Facebook! June 29, 2010

Find us on Facebook to keep up with all that is happening at the gallery! Click here to view our page.

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