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” I found it ! »Opening of the gift fair at Myrna Loy

Myrna Loy’s holiday gift show, “Found It! 100 Treasures Under $ 100 “is now open at Myrna Loy, 15 N. Ewing, and will run until December 31st.

A variety of Michael Fast Buffalo Horse ledger art is part of the “Found It!” gift show at Myrna Loy.

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“More than 25 artists contributed to the exhibition,” says artist and co-curator Amy Brakeman Livezey.

Brakeman Livezey is among them, having contributed to five small abstract figurative paintings in mixed media.

“There is a nice variety of 2D artwork,” she said, including landscape paintings by Barbara Rusmore, watercolors by Terry Cohea and small cartoon paintings by Jay Crider.

There is also functional pottery from Sarah Dargan and Richard Swanson and a range of unique and affordable jewelry, ornaments and ceramics from some of Helena’s favorite artists.

The show, which is co-hosted by Brakeman Livezey, Leah Cupino, DD Dowden and Janelle DeBray, will host two shopping events with several artists appearing as guests: 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturday, November 27 and 4 p.m. at 7 p.m. Wednesday, December 15.

But you can also shop daily at Myrna Loy, 15 N. Ewing, from noon to 7:30 am on weekdays, and during movie hours on weekends.

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Money raised through the sale will support the Myrna Loy Grants to Artists program.

For more information, visit or call 406-443-0287.

1 + 1 = 1 The gallery holds an annual holiday sale

The 1 + 1 = 1, 434 N. Last Chance Gulch Gallery, holds its eighth annual holiday exhibition featuring over 1,400 unique and affordable works of art from 56 artists. Everything in the exhibit is $ 400 or less, with many pieces under $ 100.

The show runs until January 8.

The open house dates are November 27 (Shop Small Saturday), December 11 and 18.

1 + 1 = 1 The gallery holds an annual holiday sale

Jewelry, ornaments, pottery and more are among the items available for the annual Holiday 1 + 1 = 1 sale.

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Also featuring ceramic sculpture and functional pottery; ornaments; carpentry, mixed media, collages, encaustic and hand-blown glass art, as well as jewelry.

Hours: Tuesday to Friday from 10 am to 6 am; Saturday 10 – 5. Closed Sundays and Mondays. For more information call 406-431-9931, email [email protected],, Instagram:, website:

Bray Holiday Show in the new auction gallery

The Archie Bray Foundation is holding its holiday sale until December 23 at its new auction gallery, 2915 Country Club Av., And online at

The sale features functional and sculptural ceramic objects handmade by current and recent resident artists of Bray, including jewelry, mugs, bowls, sculptures, ornaments, magnets and more. New items added regularly.

The gallery is open Monday through Friday from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. and from noon to 4 p.m. on weekends and will be closed for Thanksgiving. Masks required.

For more information, call The Bray at 406-443-3502 ext. 118 or visit The galleries are free and open to the public.

Tara Wilson Holiday Pottery Sale

Tara Wilson will be hosting her annual open workshop and pottery sale on Saturday December 11 and Sunday December 12 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. The sale will feature handmade ceramics by Wilson and guest artists Michaela Bromberek and Nikita Nenashev. Stop by for the holiday festivities and craft gifts!

Tara Wilson Holiday Pottery Sale

Tara Wilson will host her annual open workshop and pottery sale from December 11 to 12 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

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Tara Wilson Studio, 64 Holmes Gulch Rd. (I-15 exit South Helena, south on Colonial Dr., west on Holmes Gulch) 406-426-0998.

HoHo Holter on sale now

The Holter Museum of Art’s HoHo Holter Holiday Sale and Bazaar runs through December 27, and features beautiful and unique pieces from over 25 local and regional artists.

This year the Holter, 12 E. Lawrence, will host its very first silent HoHo Holter auction from November 29 to December 17.

To celebrate the holidays, the Holter is teaming up with its incredible artists HoHo to present a holiday-themed auction, featuring works by Leah Cupino, Chip Clawson and Kelly Bourgeois and includes items ranging from jewelry, paintings, photographs , ceramics, experiments and Holter pieces made by the staff.

HoHo Holter on sale now

The Holter Museum of Art’s HoHo Holter Holiday Sale and Bazaar runs through December 27 and features works by over 25 local and regional artists.

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To register and bid on these exclusive items, visit the online auction portal: There is no charge to register. The HoHo Holter silent auction will go live on Monday, November 29 at noon and close on Friday, December 17 at 5 p.m.

For more information, visit

This year, the Holter also offers many holiday-themed workshops and events to help spread the holiday spirit. Visit to see the full program of events and workshops.

For more information on the events and activities of the HoHo Holter Holiday Sale, visit or call the museum at 406-442-6400.

Opening of West Mont Winterfest and the tree park

West Mont & West Mont Flower & Trading Co. is holding their ninth annual Winterfest from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Saturday, December 4.

Items include: trees, wreaths, unique gifts, and a few surprises.

The Tree Lot Opens: 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. Friday, November 26 and Saturday, November 27, 2910 N. Montana Ave. (between Town Pump and Valley Bank).

Other hours: Nov. 28, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. 29 Nov-Dec 3, 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. December 4, from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. Dec. 5, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. December 6-9, 11 a.m. to 7 p.m.

All profits go to people with disabilities.

Christmas craft fair in the countryside

The 7th Annual Craft Show to benefit the Tri-County Wolves Special Olympics Team will take place from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Saturday, November 27 at the Lewis and Clark County Fairgrounds Exhibit Hall.

This show features artisans and craftspeople from all over Montana with great gifts and home décor including Christmas decorations, jewelry, rustic and reclaimed art, Montana products, homemade soaps and lotions. handmade, laser-cut metal and wood items, leather goods, wall hangings, DIY kits, and more.

Sponsored by: Heavenly Enterprises, Juniper Maiden and Tri-county Wolves Special Olympics Team.

Look for them on Facebook.


Dedication of the book Cardiello

Theresa Cardiello, owner of Cardiello Art Garage, recently wrote two political satire stories and had them turned into “zines” (little books).

Dedication of the book Cardiello

Cardiello Art Garage owner Theresa Cardiello recently wrote two political satire stories and had them turned into “zines” (little books). She will host a book signing on November 28 between 2 p.m. and 4 p.m. at 912 8th Ave.

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Both comment on issues raised in 2020. “Ducks and Penguins 2040” examines the political climate and environmental and global warming issues, while “Pigs 2050” deals with the 2020 elections and the pandemic.

Cardiello will organize a book signing and an open house on Sunday, November 28 between 2 p.m. and 4 p.m. The Cardiello Art Garage is located at 912 8th Ave.


Rock and electronic music at the rendezvous

After a two-year hiatus, Rocket to Uranus with Acoustic Roll plays space rock’n’roll surf music from 7 p.m. to 10 p.m. on Friday, November 26 at the Lewis & Clark Tap Room.

Synthesis, with Telephonetic, a project by Josh Loveland; Snowschool, a project by Josh Stumberg; and HNNH, playing Club Music, will perform from 8:30 am to midnight on Saturday, November 27.

For all event information: Lewis & Clark Tap Room, 1535 Dodge Ave., or call 406-442-5960.

The tunes of Montana Club

The State Champions with John Dendy, Aaron Parrett and John Flynn perform at 7 p.m. on Friday, November 26 in the Montana Club’s second-floor dining room, 24 W. Sixth Ave.


Great discussion about the book read

Lewis & Clark Library has selected “An American Sunrise” by American poet laureate Joy Harjo for this year’s NEA Big Read event this month.

This week’s events include a book discussion with the Montana Historical Society

Tuesday November 30 at noon.

Register in advance for this meeting at: You will receive a confirmation email with information about joining the meeting.

Quincy Bjornberg and Samantha Vulles and Rachel Pichardo will lead the group together and discuss this year’s NEA Big Read selection.


The beloved classic “Little Women” on stage at Grandstreet

A new adaptation of “Little Women,” the classic novel by Louisa May Alcott, runs through December 19 at the Grandstreet Theater, 325 N. Park Ave.

This Kate Hamill adaptation of the Civil War story of tomboy Jo March and his three sisters – Meg, Beth and Amy – is hailed by many critics for how it honors the spirit of the original story Alcott while making it fresh for a new era 150 years later.

Little Women at the Grandstreet Theater

A scene from the Grandstreet Theater production of “Little Women”, which runs until December 19th.

THOM BRIDGE, Independent Disc

The shows are: from December 1 to 5; December 15 to 19, Wednesday to Saturday evening at 7:30 p.m. and Sunday mornings at 2:30 p.m. at the Grandstreet Theater,

Tickets are $ 27 on Thursday, Friday and Saturday evenings; $ 23 Wednesday evenings and Sunday mornings; $ 17 – Children 18 and under.

Contact Grandstreet Box Office (afternoon) at 406-447-1574, or

All spectators are required to wear a mask during the entire performance.

Hélène’s film lists


760 Great Northern, 442-4225,

● Ron has gone wrong, PG

● Clifford, the big red dog, PG

● Ghostbusters: the afterlife, PG-13

The Myrna Loy

15 N. Ewing, 443-0287,

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