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Calendar & Events 2016

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JANUARY
2016

Exhibition:
Beyond the Brickyard Exhibition Juried by Peter Beasecker
January 29–April 2, Bray North Gallery
Opening Reception: Friday, January 29, 6–8 pm

January 4
Bray Offices and Clay Business re-open for business

January 12
Winter Adult Community Classes Begin
January 12–March 17

Call 406/443-3502 ext. 11 to register

January 13

2015 workshops Registration for 2016 Workshops begins at 9 am
Call 406/443-3502 ext. 11 to register

January 18
North Gallery re-opens; Monday–Saturday, 10 am–5 pm

January 29–April 2
Beyond the Brickyard Exhibition Juried by Peter Beasecker
Bray North Gallery
Opening Reception: Friday, January 29, 68 pm
Free and open to the public





FEBRUARY

Current Exhibition:
Beyond the Brickyard Exhibition Juried by Peter Beasecker
January 29–April 2, Bray North Gallery

February
Montana State University Bray Days

February 24

Registration for Spring Adult Community Classes begins at 9 am
Session dates: March 29–June 2
Call 406/443-3502 ext. 11 to register

February 24

children

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

Classes scheduled for
June 20–24 and June 27–July 1

February 24
University of Montana Bray Days



MARCH

Current Exhibitions:
Beyond the Brickyard Exhibition Juried by Peter Beasecker
January 29–April 2, Bray North Gallery


The Bray at NCECA
March 4–end of May, Red Star Studios at Belger Art Center, Kansas City, MO
Opening Reception: Friday, March 18

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

March 4–end of May
The Bray at NCECA
Red Star Studios at Belger Art Center, Kansas City, MO
Opening Reception: Friday, March 18
Free and open to the public

March 29
Spring Adult Community Classes Begin
March 29–June 2
Call 406/443-3502 ext. 11 to register



APRIL

Current Exhibitions:
The Bray at NCECA
March 4–end of May, Red Star Studios at Belger Art Center, Kansas City, MO

Bray Community Student Exhibition
April 8–May 14, Bray North Gallery
Opening Reception: Friday, April 8, 6–8 pm

April
Spring Artwalk, Downtown Helena

April 2

Heesoo Lee Workshop—A Day with Josh DeWeese
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April 8–May 14
Bray Community Student Exhibition
Bray North Gallery
Opening Reception: Friday, April 8, 6–8 pm
Free and open to the public



MAY

Current Exhibitions:
The Bray at NCECA
March 4–end of May, Red Star Studios at Belger Art Center, Kansas City, MO

Bray Community Student Exhibition
April 8–May 14, Bray North Gallery

65th Anniversary Bray Benefit Live Auction Artwork
May 20–July 23, Bray North Gallery
Reception: Thursday, June 16, 6–8 pm
Live Auction: Saturday, July 23 beginning at 6 pm

May 7

Mother's Day Pots and Plants Sale

23rd annual Mother's Day Pots and Plants Sale
Presented by West Mont Farm and Gardens and the Archie Bray Foundation
Saturday, May 7, 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 20–July 23
65th Anniversary Bray Benefit Live Auction Artwork
Bray North Gallery
Reception: Thursday, June 16, 6–8 pm
Live Auction: Saturday, July 23 beginning at 6 pm

May 21

Jennifer Allen and Shoji Satake Workshop—A Day with Sue Tirrell
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Call 406/443-3502 ext. 11 to register

May 30
Archie Bray Offices, Galleries and Clay Business closed for Memorial Day



JUNE

Current Exhibitions:
Second-Year Fellowship Artists Exhibition
June 3–August 1, Holter Museum of Art
Opening reception: Friday, June 3, 5–8 pm

Resident Artist Exhibition
June 16–July 31, Bray Warehouse Gallery
Opening Reception: Thursday, June 16, 6–8 pm

65th Anniversary Bray Benefit Live Auction Artwork
May 20–July 23, Bray North Gallery
Reception: Thursday, June 16, 6–8 pm
Live Auction: Saturday, July 23 beginning at 6 pm

June 3–August 1
Second-Year Fellowship Artists Exhibition
at the Holter Museum of Art
Opening reception: Friday, June 3, 5–8 pm

Free and open to the public

Featuring work by the Bray's 2015–2016 Fellowship Artists:
Heesoo Lee, Lilian Fellow
Brooks Oliver, Windgate Fellow
Kyungmin Park, Windgate Fellow
John Souter, Windgate Fellow
Bill Wilkey, Lillstreet Art Center Fellow

June 6–17

Julia Galloway and Beth Lo Workshop—Contemporary Design by Hand with KleinReid
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Call 406/443-3502 ext. 11 to register

June 8

Julia Galloway Artist Talk—James Klein and David Reid, Visiting Artists and Workshop Instructors
Bray Resident Center
Wednesday, June 8 at 7:30 pm
Free and open to the public

June 16–July 31
Resident Artist Exhibition and 65th Anniversary Bray Benefit Auction Openings
Bray Warehouse Gallery and Bray North Gallery
Opening Reception: Thursday, June 16, 6–8 pm
Free and open to the public

June 20–24
Children's Clay Classes
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June 27–July 1
Children's Clay Classes
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June 29
Registration for Summer 6-week Special-Topics Adult Community Classes begins at 9 am
Session dates: August 14–September 27
Call 406/443-3502 ext. 11 to register



JULY

Current Exhibitions:
Second-Year Fellowship Artists Exhibition
June 3–August 1, Holter Museum of Art

Resident Artist Exhibition
June 16–July 31, Bray Warehouse Gallery

65th Anniversary Bray Benefit Live Auction Artwork
May 20–July 23, Bray North Gallery
Live Auction: Saturday, July 23 beginning at 6 pm

June 27–July 1
Children's Clay Classes
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Call 406/443-3502 ext. 11 to register

July 2–4

Peter Beasecker Workshop—Glazing: An Adventure in Color with Kathy Butterly
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Call 406/443-3502 ext. 11 to register

July 2

Peter Beasecker Artist Talk—Kathy Butterly, 2016 Voulkos Visiting Fellow and Workshop Instructor
Bray Resident Center
Saturday at 7:30 pm
Free and open to the public

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

July 6
Bray Artist in Residence Artist Talk Series
Bray Resident Center
Wednesday at 7:30 pm
Free and open to the public

July 13
Bray Artist in Residence Artist Talk Series
Bray Resident Center
Wednesday at 7:30 pm
Free and open to the public

July 18–22

Peter Beasecker Workshop—Community Mosaic Mural Making with Laurel True
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Call 406/443-3502 ext. 11 to register

July 20
Bray Artist in Residence Artist Talk Series
Bray Resident Center
Wednesday at 7:30 pm
Free and open to the public

July 23

Bray Bash

65th Anniversary Bray Benefit Live Auction and Brickyard Bash
Saturday, July 23 beginning at 6 pm
Call 406/443-3502 for tickets or more details

 

July 25
Bray Offices, Galleries and Clay Business closed for Bray Day!

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



AUGUST

Current Exhibitions:
First-Year Fellowship Artists Exhibition
August 11–September 24, Bray Warehouse Gallery
Opening Reception: Thursday, August 11, 6–8 pm

2016 Visiting Artists Exhibition
August 8–September 10, Bray North Gallery

August 1–5

Sandy Simon and Robert Brady Workshop—The Printed Figure with Cristina Córdova
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Call 406/443-3502 ext. 11 to register

August 3

Robert Brady Artist Talk—Cristina Córdova, Visiting Artist
Bray Resident Center
Wednesday at 7:30 pm
Free and open to the public

August 8–Sept 10
2016 Visiting Artists Exhibition
Bray North Gallery
Free and open to the public

August 11–Sept 24
First-Year Fellowship Artists Exhibition
Bray Warehouse Gallery
Opening Reception: Thursday, August 11, 6–8 pm
Free and open to the public

Featuring work by the Bray's 2015–2016 Fellowship Artists:
Hannah Lee Cameron, Taunt Fellow
Lauren Gallaspy, Matsutani Fellow
Perry Haas, MJD Fellow
Chris Riccardo, Speyer Fellow
Michelle Summers, Joan Lincoln Fellow

August 14
Summer 6-week Special-Topics Adult Community Classes Begin
August 14–September 27
Call 406/443-3502 ext. 11 to register

August 24
Bray Volunteer and Membership Appreciation Party
Resident Center Courtyard, 6 pm

August 24
Registration begins for Fall Adult Community Classes begins 9 am
Session Dates: October 4–December 15
Call 406/443-3502 ext. 11 to register



SEPTEMBER

Current Exhibitions:
First-Year Fellowship Artists Exhibition
August 11–September 24, Bray Warehouse Gallery

2016 Visiting Artists Exhibition
August 8–September 10, Bray North Gallery

Recent Acquisitions to the Archie Bray Permanent Collection
September 16–November 9, Bray North Gallery

September 5
Bray Offices, Galleries and Clay Business closed for Labor Day

September 5–9

Joe Bova Workshop—Invent, Engineer and Make Believe: Large-scale
Applications in Ceramics
with Matt Wedel

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Call 406/443-3502 ext. 11 to register

September 7

Joe Bova Artist Talk—Matt Wedel, Visiting Artist and Workshop Instructor
Bray Resident Center
Wednesday at 7:30 pm
Free and open to the public

September 15
Call for Entry: Beyond the Brickyard Juried Exhibition applications due
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Sept 16–Nov 9
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 16–November 9, Bray North Gallery


Archie Bray at the Kolva-Sullivan Gallery
October 7–29, Spokane, WA
Opening Reception: Friday, October 7, 59 pm

October 4
Fall Adult Community Classes Begin
October 4–December 15
Call 406/443-3502 ext. 11 to register

October 7–29
Archie Bray at the Kolva-Sullivan Gallery
Spokane, WA
Opening Reception: Friday, October 7, 59 pm
Free and open to the public

October 15

Sarah Jaeger Workshop—A Day with Steven Young Lee
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Call 406/443-3502 ext. 11 to register



NOVEMBER

Current Exhibitions:
Recent Acquisitions to the Archie Bray Permanent Collection
September 16–November 9, Bray North Gallery


Holiday Exhibition and Sale
November 17–December 23, Bray North Gallery
Opening Reception: Thursday, November 17, 68 pm

November
Fall Artwalk, Downtown Helena

November 17–December 23

Holiday Exhibition and Sale Holiday Exhibition and Sale
Bray North Gallery
Opening Reception: Thursday, November 17, 68 pm
Featuring work by current and recent Bray resident artists.
Free and open to the public

November 24–26
Bray Offices and Clay Business closed for Thanksgiving Holiday

November 25–27
The North Gallery will be open during the holiday weekend
Friday and Saturday, 10 am5 pm; Sunday 15 pm



DECEMBER

Current Exhibition:
Holiday Exhibition and Sale
November 17–December 23, Bray North Gallery

December 7
Registration for 2017 Winter Adult Community Classes begins at 9 am
Call 406/443-3502 ext. 11

November 17–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 21–January 4, 2017
Bray Offices and Galleries and Clay Business closed for the Holidays

December 24–January 16, 2017
Bray North Gallery closed for the Holidays