At the heart of Missoula’s cultural landscape these groups offer Art Education, Resources for Artists, and are responsible for some of the best Missoula Events. Find the organization that’s right for you and get involved!

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Montana Museum of Art & Culture

Montana Museum of Art & Culture is home to one of the oldest and most prominent fine art collections in the Rocky Mountain Northwest. A year after The University of Montana was established in Missoula in 1893, the Montana Museum of Art & Culture (MMAC) Permanent Collection was begun. Today, MMAC has an international reputation […]

World Affairs Council of Montana

A cultural and educational non-partisan, non-profit organization dedicated to bringing the world to Missoula and Montana to the world. Part of a national network, the World Affairs Councils of America, the Montana Council connects students, business leaders and community members with opportunities to foster global awareness through engaging K-12 Global Education Classroom Initiatives, community Distinguished […]

String Orchestra of the Rockies

The String Orchestra of the Rockies, now in its 24th year, is the only professional ensemble of its kind in Montana. SOR, as the orchestra is affectionately known, draws upon the talents of the finest string players in the Big Sky Country. Many internationally acclaimed guest artists have shared the stage with the String Orchestra […]

Montana Repertory Theatre

The Montana Repertory Theatre was established as a professional touring company in 1967 to provide professional theatre to our own and neighboring Western states at an affordable cost. The Montana Rep is one of the oldest and most respected touring companies in the country. Their mission is to tell the great stories of our world […]

Montana Arts Council

The Montana Arts Council is the agency of state government established to develop the creative potential of all Montanans, advance education, spur economic vibrancy and revitalize communities through involvement in the arts. The Montana Arts Council was established in recognition of the increasing importance of the arts in the lives of the citizens of Montana, […]

Montana Actors Theatre

MAT-Missoula is a dynamic member of the Missoula artistic community. In addition to being a part of a 501(c)(3) regional Montana theatre company, MAT-Missoula is also a local entity! We employ hundreds of volunteers yearly – from actors to technicians to box office staff! In addition, we connect with the lives of the Missoula community […]

Missoula Writing Collaborative

Helping children learn to love writing, the Collaborative trains and employs professional poets and prose writers to teach creative writing, reading, and speaking skills to children and youth ages 8-18 in school classrooms. Serves Missoula and surrounding communities, and Helena. A two-week summer writing camp, Words With Wings, is held annually on the University of […]

Missoula Community Chorus

Founded in 2001, the chorus now has more than 100 voices, and under the direction of Ronald Wilcott, the no audition chorus, and its satellite group the Missoula Community Chamber Chorale, perform several times a year. Holiday appearances in December and our Singing valentines are especially well-received and fun! Interested musicians can contact us through […]

Missoula City Band

For well over a hundred years, the Missoula City Band has been bringing fine band music to the public in our open-air concerts. They continue this grand tradition with renewed spirit. Concerts are on each Wednesday evening at the Bonner Park Band Shell (corner of Ronald & Hastings Streets, in the University Area) at 8pm; June […]

Living Art of Montana

Using the arts and nature to support healing.