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Saturday Family Art Workshop - Festival of RemembranceArt :: Classes
Saturday Family Art Workshop - Festival of Remembrance
11:00 AM
Missoula Art Museum
Description:
SATURDAY FAMILY FREE WORKSHOPS
11:00 AM–12:30 PM//FREE
The whole family is invited to make art together in these artist-led, free workshops. Please arrive a few minutes early to ensure a spot. Children under age seven should be accompanied by an adult. All materials are provided—just bring an open and creative mind.

Festival of Remembrance Community Shrine
Bev Beck Glueckert // October 26
11pm-1pm (extended time)
Participants will have the opportunity to honor and remember a loved one, a beloved pet, or any significant person or idea for the upcoming 2019 Festival of Remembrance. 2-D and 3-D materials provided to construct small pieces that may be carried individually in the procession on November 2, or placed in the Community Shrine, which will be on site. Bring personal photos, sketches or images to inform your designs. This is a wonderful opportunity for families to come together to celebrate someone special.

Festival of Remembrance:
Honoring the Dead, Celebrating Life
The 27th annual Missoula Festival of Remembrance: Honoring the Dead, Celebrating Life starts in early October and culminates with the annual procession down Higgins Avenue on Saturday, Nov. 2 at 5:30 pm. The 2019 festival includes a series of events engaging the Missoula community in healthy conversations around death, dying and grief.
From a First Friday Art Show at The Artists’ Shop (127 N. Higgins) to a panel discussion on culture and loss at UM, from a Family-Friendly Friday at the Top Hat Lounge showcasing student artwork to a film screening at the Roxy or a poetry reading at Wave & Circuit, the Festival of Remembrance engages and shares the voices and artwork of our Missoula community.
The community shrine will make its way around town for people to add remembrance items and artwork for lost love ones. The Missoula Downtown Foundation is the fiscal sponsor for the Festival, and all Downtown businesses are encouraged to get involved and sponsor the festival. Checks can be directed to the Missoula Downtown Foundation at 218 East Main Street. Please contact Tarn Ream via phone (406-549-7933) or email (tarn.ream@umontana.edu) for more information.
Join the celebration of life and death: community sharing and personal catharsis through the workshops and conversations offered by the Missoula Festival of Remembrance.
Age Group: All Ages
Venue: Missoula Art Museum
Address: 335 North Pattee Missoula, MT 59802
Phone: (406) 728-0447

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