Campus Gallery

The University of Montana features various statues and sculptures around its campus, exemplifying the school's commitment to arts and culture.

UM Arts & Culture

As the region’s cultural hub, the University of Montana and Missoula frequently host visitors who come to attend festivals, concerts, lectures, plays, arts shows, and athletic and recreational events.

Students, UM staff, and locals alike benefit from all of the cultural events and amenities the UM has to offer, such as:

Missoula – A River Runs Through It

Missoula - a river does indeed run through it. In 1992, the Oscar-winn... more

“Work for Peace” Theme for 2015 Art Challenge

ATTENTION STUDENTS OF ALL AGES: Entries for the The Jeannette Rankin Pe... more

UM School of Theatre & Dance Presents: Dance Up Close 2014

Dance Up Close 2014: November 5, 7 and 9. The UM School of Theatre & Da... more

UM Invites Public to 2014 UC Homecoming Art Fair

Plan to attend the University Center Homecoming Art Fair from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Thursday and Friday, Sept.25-26, and from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 27, in the UC Atrium.... more

Mark Your Calendars for the 2014 Griz Got Talent and Monte Awards

The University of Montana Department of Athletics and Copper Connection will host the newly expanded Griz Got Talent and Monte Awards on Tuesday, April 29, at 7 p.m.... more

Mansfield Library Exhibit Documents History of Women in Montana

This year marks the 100th anniversary of woman suffrage in Montana, and the Mansfield Library at the University of Montana is showcasing exhibits documenting the history of women in Montana.... more

Japanese Exchange Students Expand Life Experiences at MCT

By BRIAN D'AMBROSIO - Mariko Shimada and Mizuho Yamada, Japanese exchange students at the UM, are proof that life expands in proportion to one’s courage.... more

“Experience Montana” Reinvents the Classroom

Sign-up to snoeshoe the Swan Valley and identify animals by their tracks in SELL's “Winter Animal Tracking” course. It's a two-day field course offered January 26-27.... more

How UM Soccer Standout, Tyler Adair, became a YouTube Sensation

The storyline is as old as Adam and Eve. Girl meets boy. Girl falls for boy. Boy breaks girl’s heart. Girl writes breakup song and posts it on YouTube. That's UM soccer standout, Tyler Adair's YouTube story.... more

The Naked Truth: How Art Modeling Transformed My Self-Image

By ANNA PENNER-RAY - I knew I would be naked, sketched by strangers for an art class at the University of Montana. I didn't know I would see myself in a whole new way.... more

Reserve & Green: A New Missoula Musical

By MARK VOSBURGH - Local writer and composer Amy Martin will debut act one of her new musical, Reserve & Green, on Friday, Dec. 16 at 8:00 p.m. at the Downtown Dance Collective.... more

Multimedia Feature: California Street Tag Wall Becomes Home to Missoula Graffiti Artists

By ANNELA ROVA and BILLIE LOEWEN - When Missoula business owner and artist Dan Tabish posted a sign on the gigantic wall surrounding his property, he created the only space in the city free and open to graffiti... more

From UM J-School to the Big Screen: A Writer Makes His Dream Come True

By VERINA PALMER MARTIN. I’m in awe of visionary souls who contribute to the world from the artful metaphors that float from their minds and through their fingertips to become a tangible opus. Carlos Pedraza... more

Art Studios and Lebowskifests

By CLAY SPRINGMEYER. After a long week of struggles in the studio, I celebrated the completion of my winter session course by heading over to Lebowskifest at the Wilma theater on Saturday night. This movie wil... more

Zoo Town Night Life

A DAY IN THE LIFE OF A UM STUDENT. Blog by Clay Springmeyer. Goodbye Day Light Savings! Don't you love getting to sleep in an extra hour? Well, readers, so much has happened in the last week that I don't eve... more

A Day in the Life…

A DAY IN THE LIFE A UM STUDENT. Blog by Clay Springmeyer. I play Dungeons and Dragons in a basement on Sundays. On Sunday nights I'm Terran Crane Fist, a half-orc monk that kills zombies and skeletons with my h... more

Pleasing Your Palate in Missoula

Hungry? You'll be able to satisfy just about any craving in Missoula! Whether it's a casual meal for the family, a fine dining experience, or dessert after a concert or play, Missoula offers a wealth of opt... more

Theater in Missoula

From a night at the movies, to live performances, Missoula theaters have something going on you're sure to enjoy. Film festivals, community theater, classics on the big screen, current blockbusters — you... more