News and Events | Montana Museum of Art & Culture | September 2009 
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On View Now
September Events
New Membership Program
Building Stories
Meloy & Paxson Galleries 
(UM PARTV Center) 
Gallery of Visual Arts (Social Sciences Building)
Extended Gallery Hours:
Tues. - Wed. 11am - 5pm Thurs. 11am - 6pm
Fri. 11am - 5pm
Sat. 11am - 2pm
Closed Sundays & Mondays
FREE PARKING is available near the NW corner of the PARTV Center
All-day UM Parking Passes are available at the Meloy and Paxson Galleries for $3 
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Through October 23
Pulitzer Winner 2004
Capture the Moment: The Pulitzer Prize Photographs
This unforgettable exhibition is showing in three galleries on the UM campus beginning in the Meloy Gallery, continuing to the Paxson Gallery and concluding in the Gallery of Visual Arts.
This national traveling exhibtion is the largest display of Pulitzer Prize-winning photographs ever shown in the United States. There are 143 award-winning images dating from 1942 - 2009. Each is accompanied by narrative text which sets the stage for the image.  
Please note: The Galleries will be open for First Friday Missoula on September 4, 2009, 5-8pm. Please come! 
Images: (Top) 1998 Trek of Tears: An African Journey, detail, January 1997, by Martha Rial, Pittsburgh Post - Gazette; (Bottom) 2004 Mail call for a weary soldier en route to Bagdad in April 2003, by Cheryl Diaz Meyer, Dallas Morning News  
Michel du CilleThursday, September 3, 2009, 8pm
Montana Theatre, UM PARTV Center 
UM President's Lecture Series 
"Modern Media: A Photojournalist's Vision for the Future",
a lecture by Michel du Cille, three-time Pulitzer Prize winner and Assistant Managing Editor for Photography, The Washington Post
 As Buddha
Monday, September 21, 2009, 7pm
University Center Theater, University Center
"Photos that Move and Speak - The Decisive Moment Extended," a lecture by David Leeson, Pulitzer winner, formerly of the Dallas Morning News and Executive Producer, Protégé Films 

MMAC is very excited to launch its first-ever membership program. This is an exciting time to be involved as we continue to grow and celebrate art at The University of Montana and beyond. Like most museums and arts organizations in the country, we have tiered levels of membership.
Please considering making a gift today and become one of our foundational members for 2009/2010!
Click here to get the sign up form.  
Image: Rudy Autio, Susan and Patches with Horse, serigraph A/P, 1983, 21 x 30 inches 
Montana Museum of Art & Culture is in the process of raising money for a building, which will serve as a new exciting gateway to the UM campus. In each issue we will highlight ways this building and the work of the museum will support our community and create enriching opportunities.
Important Visiting Exhibits
Building with backgroundWith increased gallery space, we have more opportunities to bring world class shows to the museum to share - such as the recent Rembrandt etchings, and the current Pulitzer Prize exhibition.
For more information about the MMAC building project, or to discuss naming opportunities, please call Sara Portzel, Director of Development at 406.241.6894 or contact her by email at