Frances Carroll Brown: Bitterroot PortraitsDecember 2, 2011-February 25, 2012
Granddaughter of Marcus Daly, Brown had strong ties to the Bitterroot Valley. Her portrait subjects range from laborers to high society. Brown is among the significant female artists who play a compelling role in Montana art history. All works are part of the MMAC Permanent Collection.
Thursday, January 19, 2012, 7pm, Masquer Theater
Lecture: Marcus Daly in Montana by UM Professor Emeritus
Dr. David M. Emmons and remarks on Frances Carroll Brown by
Brandon Reintjes, MMAC Curator of Art.
Image: Frances Carroll Brown, Portrait of the Artist's Sister, Margaret Daly, circa 1930, charcoal, gift of
Mary Jean Warlen, MMAC Permanent Collection.
Fra Dana: American Impressionist in the Rockies
December 2, 2011-February 25, 2012
Featuring works by Montana rancher Fra Dana, one of the early twentieth century's leading Rocky Mountain Northwest artists. MMAC also premieres a Dana biography by Valerie Hedquist and Sue Hart with the same title. All works are part of the MMAC Permanent Collection.
Thursday, February 2, 2012, 7pm, Masquer Theater
Lecture: The Fra Dana Legacy by UM Art History and Criticism Professor Dr. Valerie Hedquist.
Image: Fra Dana, Soup Bowl & Plate, no date, oil on panel, gift of Fra Dana, MMAC Permanent Collection.