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JANUARY
2017

Current Exhibitions:
Beyond the Brickyard Exhibition juried by Josh DeWeese
January 27–February 25
Bray North Gallery
Opening Reception: Friday, January 27, 6–8 pm

In Residence Exhibition
January 31–February 23
University of Montana Gallery of Visual Arts, Missoula, Montana
Opening Reception: Thursday, February 2

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

January 10
Winter Adult Community Classes Begin
January 10–March 16

Call 406/443-3502 ext. 11 to register

January 18

2017 workshops Registration for 2017 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 27–February 25
Beyond the Brickyard Exhibition Juried by Josh DeWeese
Bray North Gallery
Opening Reception: Friday, January 27, 68 pm
Free and open to the public

January 31–February 23
In Residence Exhibition
University of Montana Gallery of Visual Arts, Missoula, Montana
Opening Reception: Thursday, February 2
Free and open to the public





FEBRUARY

Current Exhibitions:
Beyond the Brickyard Exhibition juried by Josh DeWeese
January 27–February 25
Bray North Gallery
Opening Reception: Friday, January 27, 6–8 pm

In Residence Exhibition
January 31–February 23
University of Montana Gallery of Visual Arts, Missoula, Montana
Opening Reception: Thursday, February 2

Bray Resident Artists Exhibition
February 6–24
Montana State University Exit Gallery, Bozeman, Montana

February 2
University of Montana Bray Days: demonstrations by Bray resident artists

February 2
In Residence Exhibition
University of Montana Gallery of Visual Arts, Missoula, Montana
January 31–February 23
Opening Reception: Thursday, February 2
Free and open to the public

February 6
Montana State University Bray Days: demonstrations by Bray resident artists

February 6–24
Bray Resident Artists Exhibition
Montana State University Exit Gallery, Bozeman, Montana

February 22

Registration for Spring Adult Community Classes begins at 9 am
Session dates: March 28–June 1
Call 406/443-3502 ext. 11 to register

February 22

children

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

Classes scheduled for
June 26–30 and July 10–14

 



MARCH

Current Exhibitions:
Montana State University and University of Montana Student and Faculty Exhibition
in the Bray North Gallery
March 10–April 8
Opening Reception: Friday, March 10, 6–8 pm

The Bray at NCECA
Lewis and Clark College, Portland, OR
March 22–25
Opening Reception: Thursday, March 23, 6–9 pm

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

March 10–April 8
Montana State University and University of Montana Student and Faculty Exhibition
in the Bray North Gallery
Opening Reception: Friday, March 10, 6–8 pm

March 22–25
NCECA, Portland, OR
2016 Resident Artists Exhibition
Lewis and Clark College, Portland, OR
Opening Reception: Thursday, March 23, 6–9 pm
Free and open to the public

March 28
Spring Adult Community Classes Begin
March 28–June 1
Call 406/443-3502 ext. 11 to register



APRIL

Current Exhibitions:
Montana State University and University of Montana Student and Faculty Exhibition
in the Bray North Gallery
March 10–April 8
Opening Reception: Friday, March 10, 6–8 pm

Bray Community Student Exhibition
April 21–May 20
Bray North Gallery
Opening Reception: Friday, April 21, 6–8 pm

April 8

Tom Bartel Workshop—A Day with Tom Bartel
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April 21–May 20
Bray Community Student Exhibition
Bray North Gallery
Opening Reception: Friday, April 21, 6–8 pm
Free and open to the public



MAY

Current Exhibitions:
Bray Community Student Exhibition
April 21–May 20
Bray North Gallery
Opening Reception: Friday, April 21, 6–8 pm

Second-Year Fellowship Artists Exhibition
May 30–July 29
Holter Museum of Art
Opening reception: Friday, June 2, 5–8 pm

May
Spring Artwalk, Downtown Helena

May 6

Kristen Morgin Workshop—A Day with Kristen Morgin,
2017 Voulkos Visiting Artst Fellow

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Call 406/443-3502 ext. 11 to register

May 13

Mother's Day Pots and Plants Sale

24th annual Mother's Day Pots and Plants Sale
Presented by West Mont Farm and Gardens and the Archie Bray Foundation
Saturday, May 13, 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 2021

Objective Clay Workshop—A Weekend with Objective Clay
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Call 406/443-3502 ext. 11 to register

May 20

Objective Clay Panel discussion with Objective Clay artists
Bray Resident Center beginning at 6:30 pm
Free and open to the public

May 29
Archie Bray Offices, Galleries and Clay Business closed for Memorial Day




JUNE

Current Exhibitions:
Second-Year Fellowship Artists Exhibition
June 2–July 30
Holter Museum of Art
Opening reception: Friday, June 2, 5–8 pm

Resident Artist Exhibition
June 15–July 30
Bray Warehouse Gallery
Opening Reception: Thursday, June 15, 6–8 pm

Bray Benefit Live Auction Artwork
June 15–July 22
Bray North Gallery
Reception: Thursday, June 15, 6–8 pm
Live Auction: Saturday, July 22 beginning at 6 pm

June 2
Second-Year Fellowship Artists Exhibition
at the Holter Museum of Art
June 2–July 30
Opening reception: Friday, June 2, 5–8 pm

Free and open to the public

Featuring work by the Bray's 2016–2017 Fellowship Artists:
Hannah Lee Cameron, Windgate Fellow
Lauren Gallaspy, Etchart-Satre Fellow
Perry Haas, Lilian Fellow
Chris Riccardo, WindgateFellow
Michelle Summers, Lillstreet Art Center Fellow

June 12–23

Connelly and Meadows Workshop—Fundamental Questions of Utilitarian Pots with
Michael Connelly and Alleghany Meadows

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Call 406/443-3502 ext. 11 to register

June 21

Michael ConnellyAlleghany Meadows Artist Talk—Michael Connelly and Alleghany Meadows, Visiting Artists and Workshop Instructors
Bray Resident Center
Wednesday, June 21 at 7:30 pm
Free and open to the public

June 15–July 30
Resident Artist Exhibition and Bray Benefit Auction Openings
Bray Warehouse Gallery and Bray North Gallery
Opening Reception: Thursday, June 15, 6–8 pm
Free and open to the public

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

June 28
Bray Artist in Residence Artist Talk Series
Bray Resident Center
Wednesday at 7:30 pm
Free and open to the public

June 28
Registration for Summer Special-Topics Adult Community Classes begins at 9 am
Session dates: August 13–September 26
Call 406/443-3502 ext. 11 to register



JULY

Current Exhibitions:
Second-Year Fellowship Artists Exhibition
June 2 –July 30
Holter Museum of Art

Resident Artist Exhibition
June 15–July 30
Bray Warehouse Gallery

Bray Benefit Live Auction Artwork
June 15–July 22
Bray North Gallery
Live Auction: Saturday, July 22 beginning at 6 pm

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

July 5–7

Molly Hatch Workshop—Pattern and Design in Clay with Molly Hatch
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July 5

Molly Hatch Artist Talk—Molly Hatch, Visiting Artist and Workshop Instructor
Bray Resident Center
Wednesday at 7:30 pm
Free and open to the public

July 10–14
Children's Clay Classes
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Call 406/443-3502 ext. 11 to register

July 12
Bray Artist in Residence Artist Talk Series
Bray Resident Center
Wednesday at 7:30 pm
Free and open to the public

July 19
Bray Artist in Residence Artist Talk Series
Bray Resident Center
Wednesday at 7:30 pm
Free and open to the public

July 22

Bray Bash

Bray Benefit Live Auction and Brickyard Bash
Saturday, July 22 beginning at 6 pm
Call 406/443-3502 for tickets or more details

 

July 24
Bray Offices, Galleries and Clay Business closed for Bray Day!

July 26
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 10–September 23
Bray Warehouse Gallery
Opening Reception: Thursday, August 10, 6–8 pm

August 6–12

Arthur Gonzalez Workshop—Naturalism and the Figure in the 21st Century with
Arthur Gonzalez

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August 9

Arthur Gonzalez Artist Talk—Arthur Gonzalez, Visiting Artist
Bray Resident Center
Wednesday at 7:30 pm
Free and open to the public

August 10–Sept 23
First-Year Fellowship Artists Exhibition
Bray Warehouse Gallery
Opening Reception: Thursday, August 10, 6–8 pm
Free and open to the public

Featuring work by the Bray's 2016–2017 Fellowship Artists:
Ling Chun, Matsutani Fellow
Nicholas Danielson, Joan Lincoln Fellow
En Iwamura, MJD Fellow
Myungjin Kim, Taunt Fellow
Noah Riedel, Speyer Fellow

August 13
Summer 6-week Special-Topics Adult Community Classes Begin
August 13–September 26
Call 406/443-3502 ext. 11 to register

August 23
Bray Volunteer and Membership Appreciation Party
Resident Center Courtyard, 6 pm

August 23
Registration begins for Fall Adult Community Classes begins 9 am
Session Dates: October 3–December 14
Call 406/443-3502 ext. 11 to register



SEPTEMBER

Current Exhibitions:
First-Year Fellowship Artists Exhibition
August 10–September 23
Bray Warehouse Gallery

Recent Acquisitions to the Archie Bray Permanent Collection
September 15–November 2
Bray North Gallery

September 4
Bray Offices, Galleries and Clay Business closed for Labor Day

September 5–8

Kathy King Workshop—Storytelling with Clay with Kathy King
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September 6

Kathy King Artist Talk—Kathy King, 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 15–Nov 2
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 15–November 2
Bray North Gallery


Archie Bray at the Kolva-Sullivan Gallery
October 6–31,
Spokane, WA
Opening Reception: Friday, October 6, 59 pm

October 3
Fall Adult Community Classes Begin
October 3–December 14
Call 406/443-3502 ext. 11 to register

October 6–31
Archie Bray at the Kolva-Sullivan Gallery
Spokane, WA
Opening Reception: Friday, October 6, 59 pm
Free and open to the public



NOVEMBER

Current Exhibitions:
Recent Acquisitions to the Archie Bray Permanent Collection
September 15–November 2
Bray North Gallery

Holiday Exhibition and Sale
November 16–December 23
Bray North Gallery
Opening Reception: Thursday, November 16, 68 pm

November
Fall Artwalk, Downtown Helena

November 16–December 23

Holiday Exhibition and Sale Holiday Exhibition and Sale
Bray North Gallery
Opening Reception: Thursday, November 16, 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 24–26
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 16–December 23
Bray North Gallery

December 6
Registration for 2017 Winter Adult Community Classes begins at 9 am
Call 406/443-3502 ext. 11

November 16–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, 2018
Bray Offices and Galleries and Clay Business closed for the Holidays

December 24–January 18, 2018
Bray North Gallery closed for the Holidays