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Calendar & Events 2018

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JANUARY
2018

January 3
Bray Offices and Clay Business re-open for business

January 8
Winter Adult Community Classes Begin
January 8–March 25

Call 406/443-3502 ext. 11 to register

January 17

2017 workshops Registration for 2018 Workshops begins at 9 am
Call 406/443-3502 ext. 11 to register





FEBRUARY

Current Exhibitions:
Beyond the Brickyard Exhibition juried by Kristen Morgin
February 9–March 24
Bray North Gallery
Opening Reception: Friday, February 9, 6–8 pm

Bray Resident Artists Exhibition
February 26–March 9
Montana State University Exit Gallery, Bozeman, Montana
Opening Reception: Wednesday, Febrauary 28, 5–6:30 pm

February 9–March 24
Beyond the Brickyard Exhibition Juried by Kristen Morgin
Bray North Gallery
Opening Reception: Friday, February 9, 6–8 pm
Free and open to the public

February 21
Registration for Spring Adult Community Classes begins at 9 am
Session dates: April 2–June 17
Call 406/443-3502 ext. 11 to register

February 21

children

Registration for Children's Summer Classes begins at 9 am
Call 406/443-3502 ext. 11 to register



Classes scheduled for:
March 26–30
June 25–29
July 9–13
August 20–24

February 26–March 9
Bray Resident Artists Exhibition
Montana State University Exit Gallery, Bozeman, Montana
Opening Reception: Wednesday, February 28, 5–6:30 pm

February 28
Montana State University Bray Days: demonstrations by Bray resident artists



MARCH

Current Exhibitions:
Beyond the Brickyard Exhibition juried by Kristen Morgin
February 9–March 24
Bray North Gallery

Bray Resident Artists Exhibition
February 26–March 9
Montana State University Exit Gallery, Bozeman, Montana

March 1
Resident Fellowship and Scholarship Applications due by 5 pm MST.
Apply online!

March 14–17
NCECA, Pittsburg, PA

March 26–30
Children's Clay Classes
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Call 406/443-3502 ext. 11 to register



APRIL

Current Exhibitions:
Bray Community Student Exhibition
April 6–May 13
Bray North Gallery
Opening Reception: Friday, April 6, 6–8 pm

April 2
Spring Adult Community Classes Begin
April 2–June 17
Call 406/443-3502 ext. 11 to register

April 6–May 13
Bray Community Student Exhibition
Bray North Gallery
Opening Reception: Friday, April 6, 6–8 pm
Free and open to the public

April 27–28
Bray Board Meeting



MAY

Current Exhibitions:
Bray Community Student Exhibition
April 6–May 13
Bray North Gallery

2018 Visiting Artist Exhibition
May 17–September 15
Bray North Gallery

Second-Year Fellowship Artists Exhibition
May 25–July 13
Holter Museum of Art
Opening reception: Friday, June 1, 5–8 pm

May
Spring Artwalk, Downtown Helena

May 12

Mother's Day Pots and Plants Sale

25th annual Mother's Day Pots and Plants Sale
Presented by West Mont Farm and Gardens and the Archie Bray Foundation
Saturday, May 12, 10 am–3 pm
Free and open to the public

Bring the whole family and join us for a fun day in the sun. Glaze-it-yourself pots and watch them get raku fired. Shop beautiful one-of-a-kind planters and vases. Purchase salsa and bedding plants from West Mont Farm and Gardens. Enjoy face painting, kid’s clay and delicious wood-fired pizza.

May 17–September 15
2018 Visiting Artist Exhibition
Bray North Gallery
Free and open to the public

May 18–20

Pete Pinnell Workshop—Understanding Ceramic Glazes with Pete Pinnell
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Call 406/443-3502 ext. 11 to register

May 19

Pete Pinnell Artist Talk—Pete Pinnell, Visiting Artists and Workshop Instructors
Bray Resident Center
Wednesday, June 21 at 7:30 pm
Free and open to the public

May 28
Archie Bray Offices, Galleries and Clay Business closed for Memorial Day

May 25–July 13
Second-Year Fellowship Artists Exhibition
at the Holter Museum of Art
May 25–July 13
Opening reception: Friday, June 1, 5–8 pm
Free and open to the public

Featuring work by the Bray's 2017–2018 Fellowship Artists:
Ling Chun, Lillian Fellow
Nicholas Danielson, Lillstreet Art Center Fellow
En Iwamura, Etchart-Satre Fellow
MyungJin Kim, Windgate Fellow
Noah Riedel, Joan Lincoln Fellow




JUNE

Current Exhibitions:
2018 Visiting Artist Exhibition
May 17–September 15
Bray North Gallery

Second-Year Fellowship Artists Exhibition

May 25–July 13
Holter Museum of Art
Opening reception: Friday, June 1, 5–8 pm

Resident Artist Exhibition
June 14–August 5
Bray Warehouse Gallery
Opening Reception: Thursday, June 14, 6–8 pm

Bray Benefit Auction Artwork
June 14–July 28
Bray Warehouse Gallery
Reception: Thursday, June 14, 6–8 pm
Live Auction: Saturday, July 28 beginning at 6 pm

June 1
Second-Year Fellowship Artists Exhibition
at the Holter Museum of Art
May 25–July 13
Opening reception: Friday, June 1, 5–8 pm

Free and open to the public

Featuring work by the Bray's 2017–2018 Fellowship Artists:
Ling Chun, Lillian Fellow
Nicholas Danielson, Lillstreet Art Center Fellow
En Iwamura, Etchart-Satre Fellow
MyungJin Kim, Windgate Fellow
Noah Riedel, Joan Lincoln Fellow

June 2
Gallery Talk—Second-Year Fellowship Artists Exhibition
at the Holter Museum of Art
Saturday, June 2. 11 am
Free and open to the public

June 11–15

Peter Pincus Workshop—Mold Making: Prototyping in Plaster with Peter Pincus
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Call 406/443-3502 ext. 11 to register

June 13

Peter Pincus Artist Talk—Peter Pincus, Visiting Artist and Workshop Instructor
Bray Resident Center
Wednesday, June 13 at 7:30 pm
Free and open to the public

June 14–August 5
Resident Artist Exhibition and Bray Benefit Auction Openings
Bray Warehouse Gallery
Opening Reception: Thursday, June 14, 6–8 pm
Free and open to the public

June 17–23

Julia Galloway Workshop—Teacher as Artist—Artist as Teacher with Julia Galloway
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Call 406/443-3502 ext. 11 to register

June 20

Julia Galloway Artist Talk—Julia Galloway, Visiting Artist and Workshop Instructor
Bray Resident Center
Wednesday, June 20 at 7:30 pm
Free and open to the public

June 25–19
Children's Clay Classes
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Call 406/443-3502 ext. 11 to register

June 27
Bray Artist in Residence Artist Talk Series
Bray Resident Center
Wednesday at 7:30 pm
Free and open to the public

June 27
Registration for Summer Adult Community Classes begins at 9 am
Session dates: August 12–September 30
Call 406/443-3502 ext. 11 to register



JULY

Current Exhibitions:
2018 Visiting Artist Exhibition
May 17–September 15
Bray North Gallery

Second-Year Fellowship Artists Exhibition

May 25–July 13
Holter Museum of Art

Resident Artist Exhibition
June 14–August 5
Bray Warehouse Gallery

Bray Benefit Auction Artwork
June 14–July 28
Bray Warehouse Gallery
Live Auction: Saturday, July 28 beginning at 6 pm

July 4
Bray Office, Galleries and Clay Business closed for 4th of July observance

July 9–13
Children's Clay Classes
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Call 406/443-3502 ext. 11 to register

July 11
Bray Artist in Residence Artist Talk Series
Bray Resident Center
Wednesday at 7:30 pm
Free and open to the public

July 16–27

Beth Cavener and Tip Toland Workshop—Sculpting Gesture: Animal and Human with Beth Cavener and Tip Toland
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Call 406/443-3502 ext. 11 to register

July 18

Beth Cavener and Tip Toland Artist Talk—Beth Cavener and Tip Toland, Visiting Artists and Workshop Instructors
Bray Resident Center
Wednesday at 7:30 pm
Free and open to the public

July 25
Bray Artist in Residence Artist Talk Series
Bray Resident Center
Wednesday at 7:30 pm
Free and open to the public

July 28

Bray Bash

Bray Benefit Live Auction and Brickyard Bash
Bray Resident Center Courtyard
Saturday, July 28 beginning at 6 pm
Call 406/443-3502 for tickets or more details

 

July 30
Bray Offices, Galleries and Clay Business closed for Bray Day!



AUGUST

Current Exhibitions:
2018 Visiting Artist Exhibition
May 17–September 15
Bray North Gallery

Resident Artist Exhibition
June 14–August 5
Bray Warehouse Gallery

First-Year Fellowship Artists Exhibition

August 10–September 23
Bray Warehouse Gallery
Opening Reception: Thursday, August 10, 6–8 pm

August 1
Bray Artist in Residence Artist Talk Series
Bray Resident Center
Wednesday at 7:30 pm
Free and open to the public

August 6–17

Sunshine Cobb and Jason Bige Burnett Workshop—Hand and Prints—Collaboration between Form and Surface with Sunshine Cobb and Jason Bige Burnett
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Call 406/443-3502 ext. 11 to register

August 8

Sunshine Cobb and Jason Bige Burnett Artist Talk—Sunshine Cobb and Jason Bige Burnett, Visiting Artists and Workshop Instructors
Bray Resident Center
Wednesday at 7:30 pm
Free and open to the public

August 16–Sept 22
First-Year Fellowship Artists Exhibition
Bray Warehouse Gallery
Opening Reception: Thursday, August 16, 6–8 pm
Free and open to the public

Featuring work by the Bray's 2017–2018 Fellowship Artists:
Anton Alvarez, Taunt Fellow
Christina Erives, Quigley-Hiltner Fellow
Richard James, Speyer Fellow
Kyle Johns, MJD Fellow
Yoonjee Kwak, Matsutani Fellow

August 20–24
Children's Clay Classes
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Call 406/443-3502 ext. 11 to register

August 22
Bray Volunteer and Membership Appreciation Party
Resident Center Courtyard, 6 pm

August 22
Registration begins for Fall Adult Community Classes begins 9 am
Session Dates: October 1–December 16
Call 406/443-3502 ext. 11 to register



SEPTEMBER

Current Exhibitions:
2018 Visiting Artist Exhibition
May 17–September 15
Bray North Gallery

First-Year Fellowship Artists Exhibition

August 10–September 23
Bray Warehouse Gallery
Opening Reception: Thursday, August 10, 6–8 pm

Recent Acquisitions to the Archie Bray Permanent Collection
September 27–November 3
Bray North Gallery

September 3
Bray Offices, Galleries and Clay Business closed for Labor Day

September 8

Sunkooo Yuh Workshop—Narrative Sculpture with Sunkoo Yuh
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September 15
Call for Entry: Beyond the Brickyard Juried Exhibition applications due
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Sept 27–Nov 3
Recent Acquisitions to the Archie Bray Permanent Collection
Bray North Gallery
Free and open to the public



OCTOBER

Current Exhibitions:
Recent Acquisitions to the Archie Bray Permanent Collection
September 27–November 3
Bray North Gallery


Archie Bray at the Kolva-Sullivan Gallery
October 5–31,
Spokane, WA
Opening Reception: Friday, October 5, 59 pm

October 1
Fall Adult Community Classes Begin
October 1–December 16
Call 406/443-3502 ext. 11 to register

October 5–31
Archie Bray at the Kolva-Sullivan Gallery
Spokane, WA
Opening Reception: Friday, October 5, 59 pm
Free and open to the public



NOVEMBER

Current Exhibitions:
Recent Acquisitions to the Archie Bray Permanent Collection
September 27–November 3
Bray North Gallery

Holiday Exhibition and Sale
November 15–December 23
Bray North Gallery
Opening Reception: Thursday, November 15, 68 pm

November
Fall Artwalk, Downtown Helena

November 15–December 23

Holiday Exhibition and Sale Holiday Exhibition and Sale
Bray North Gallery
Opening Reception: Thursday, November 15, 68 pm
Featuring work by current and recent Bray resident artists.
Free and open to the public

November 23–25
Bray Offices and Clay Business closed for Thanksgiving Holiday

November 23–25
The North Gallery will be open during the holiday weekend
Friday and Saturday, 10 am5 pm; Sunday 15 pm



DECEMBER

Holiday Exhibition and Sale
November 15–December 23
Bray North Gallery

December 5
Registration for 2019 Winter Adult Community Classes begins at 9 am
Call 406/443-3502 ext. 11

November 15–December 23

Holiday Exhibition and Sale

Holiday Exhibition and Sale
Bray North Gallery
Featuring work by current and recent Bray resident artists.
Free and open to the public

December 20–January 3, 2019
Bray Offices and Galleries and Clay Business closed for the Holidays

December 24–January 3, 2019
Bray North Gallery closed for the Holidays